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To: "Parker, Richard" <>,
Subject: Re: MGA
From: Bob Shaw <>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 16:45:05 -0600
At 9:42 AM -0800 2/6/2002, Parker, Richard wrote:
>Lawrie, and others . . .
>I have a situation similar to Danny's, which you made a telling comment
>about yesterday.  I have a Mk II MGA, and I bought (actually, a friend found
>and bought and I bought from him--he thought he was doing me a favor) a set
>of headers for it not long ago.  In trying to install them, I found that a
>lot more bending and scrunching was going to be required than I can
>reasonably do myself in order to get around the steering linkage and around
>each other.    The headers are in two parts, with cylinders 1 & 4 going into
>one pipe and 2 & 3 going into the other, and look an awful lot like some
>I've seen in the Moss catalog.  Do the latter go on without a hassle?
>Do you know which headers, if any, are both easily installed and give a
>reasonable return as far as air/fuel flow is concerned?   Thanks a ton.
>Richard Parker
>Department of Philosophy
>California State Univeersity, Chico

They did on my car, but the motor mounts are all in good shape and 
everything is where it is supposed to be.  YMMV
Bob Shaw
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