Re-aligning the wings will be challenging as you're handling such a large hunk of metal but it's the only way to do it. No you don't wish you had left it alone. So for the next three weeks I sent off emails offering to buy. And one responded to by George the Galloping Ghoster. The old driver's side bumperette was loose. The later cars with the semi elliptical springs are still a cause for concern but less so.
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It was a beautiful machine, but I was really not at all up to the task of taking care of it. Quality Assurance phoned and advised the Lucas engineering guy that they had trouble with his design shorting out. Areas of corrosion are common along the back of the boot floor where it meets the rear panel. Grants, New Mexico, was one of those communities devastated by the lack of road traffic, but they were doing their best to improve Route 66 through the city. I had a '73 Karmann Ghia convertible during the mid '80s and early '90s. One of those was at the headquarters where I worked as chief clerk in the offices of the G-3 operations.
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Bob, The Midget and I are very well aquainted. Yours has the Triumph engine I believe. Allow a day to carry out this complete treatment and while all that time may not be spent on the car you will have to tidy up and flush out the equipment, etc. Careful measurements and marking are essential. The MGB body shell was very strongly made and some may say over engineered and because of this it changed little throughout the life span of the car but it was no stranger to the dreaded rust bug.
Now go back and put a tack weld between each of the previous ones on the "cosmetic" or "exposed" joint, aligning the surfaces as before. General , moss motoring , Tech. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Currently at the paint strippers. I haven't had a chance to talk with the land owner yet but I stopped by and did some poking and prodding to learn more about its condition. I had been in it for short around trips around town and such but never a long road trip. Brazing can be used, but causes paint adhesion problems unless proper preparation and primers are used.