Dear MG friends,
Now the technical - mechanical stuff has been finished, I have started with
the interior restauration.
With the car I purchased a carpet kit corresponding with colour the seat
cover colour authumn leaf.
Tonight I took the materials out of the carton box and found a jig saw
puzzle of some 20 pieces of nicely cut and finished carpet.
This is a real puzzle, because the car did not have full carpets in when it
Some shapes are recognizable, others are not. Funny the kit is ready for
both right hand drive and left hand drive, while for both sides rubber
insert mats are included....
Is there anyone who has done this job before?
The questions are:
1 Has anyone a kind of drawing of the contents of the box showing
where to fit every
piece of the puzzle?
2 What kind of glue should I use and how thick should the glue be
3 The back of the original carpets have a thick insulating layer.
Should this be removed and
be glued to the new carpets? The new ones have a rubberish backing.
4 Can I use double sided self adhesive foam instead of glue?
5 The old carpets were able to be "clicked" onto the floor a.o. The
new carpets do not bear
these materials. What is recommended in this - new ones fitted or
The partnumber of the kit looks like CK004K; another number on the box is
I don't know where the carpet kit has come from, while it was part of the
Thank you in advance for your help.
Lisse - The Nederlands Where the World's most beautiful sprng flower garden
blooms every year
MGBGT 1970 - 1971
New Racing Green
Autumn Leaf interior
"Will it be running after ten years?"