[Zmagnette] Fwd: Uncaught bounce notification
steve at betterwitnesses.com
Wed Apr 2 14:34:06 MDT 2014
MGA & Magnette not the same part
On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, <jeffmgcar at aol.com> wrote:
> I did them for my MGA and got them from either Holden, or Anglo Parts in
> Europe. You can get their cataloge on-line.
> Jeff Becker
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike <mgmike62 at gmail.com>
> To: List for the Z Magnette Group - North America <
> zmagnette at autox.team.net>
> Sent: Wed, Apr 2, 2014 12:27 pm
> Subject: Re: [Zmagnette] Fwd: Uncaught bounce notification
> If one wanted to buy new Wheel Box rubber bits the circular ones that
> have the angled end, where might one look?
> Mike H.
> On Apr 2, 2014, at 12:57 PM, Steve Hanegan <steve at betterwitnesses.com>
> I was able to feed the rack and wheel boxes through with the scuttle
> vent in place. Feed the rack through from the passenger side with the dash
> out. I will get a chance to do this again (and fully document it) when I
> get to re-assembly of this:
> <BUSER MG 001.jpeg>
> Steve H.
> On Apr 2, 2014, at 9:35 AM, Mike <mgmike62 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Steve H,
> Does the Scuttle Vent need to come out?
> Mike H.
> On Apr 2, 2014, at 11:58 AM, Steve Hanegan <steve at betterwitnesses.com>
> The rubber bits around the wheel boxes on the inside of the cowl are
> only really necessary if you want to keep water on the outside of the car
> from getting inside the car... While they are off, it wouldn't hurt to soak
> and rub those wheel box rubbers in/with some warm olive oil to return some
> of their suppleness...
> MG put very few unnecessary or "extra" parts in their cars.
> Steve H.
> On Apr 2, 2014, at 8:45 AM, Mike <mgmike62 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Allen,
> Usually I get the posts back, when I don't I figure it didn't go through,
> the Rubber pieces that go around the wheel box shafts are the problem and I
> wonder if they are really necessary? The Scuttle vent is already installed
> and I HATE to take it back apart. One step forward two steps back....
> On Apr 2, 2014, at 11:15 AM, Allen Bachelder <bachldrs at comcast.net> wrote:
> Mike Hickman has tried to send this message to the list but something
> caused it to bounce. I'm hoping Mark Bradakis will advise me how to solve
> it, but in the meantime, responses to Mike's question - below - would be
> Mike, it just so happens that I installed my wheel boxes and tubes
> before installing the scuttle vent, and had no problem. I didn't try to do
> it the other way 'round. If you're having a problem, this might be at
> least part of your answer. If you do remove the scuttle vent and mechanism,
> draw a lot of pictures and make notes to yourself on how it comes apart
> because I remember there were just a whole lot of incorrect ways to put it
> back together such that everything fits but nothing works!
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