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  • M Wellard22 December 2014

    Here is an image of the left side.

  • M Wellard22 December 2014

    Thanks Jim, I had realised that. I am still searching for details of the seal that runs parallel to the furflex. I have never experienced draft in coupes (even though they did not have the additional seal) so I expect it is more to do with water ingress around the base of the windscreen. Another coupe owner in Australia has also suggested prevention of water leakage is a more likely since his coup...

  • J P Hall22 December 2014

    Definitely Max, when I get home tonight and have a son show me what to do! Watch this space. Regards, john.

  • Max Irvine22 December 2014

    Can you post an image of the master cylinder?

  • P Hehir22 December 2014

    LaVerne if the "Big Supplier" is a euphemism for Moss I'll also add these parts to the list. FTFU does supply quality parts for TC's. I've yet to hear any of Doug's parts attract criticism. Cheers
    Peter TD 5801

  • dominic clancy22 December 2014

    I also reccomend a small diameter compressible rubber seal such as that used for sealing around windows. I used that on my hardtop and it seals perfectly along the top of the screen.

    Looking forward to meeting you all in Schaffhausen.

  • JL Cheatham22 December 2014

    I have a fellow club member who has these mirrors on his roadster. They look really good and he says they are much more functional than wing mirrors.

    When I get to that point in my coupe restoration, I would like to add a similar type of mirror but am not sure how or where to attach them on a coupe. Has anyone ever used this type of mirror on a coupe?


  • JL Cheatham22 December 2014

    You may have realized this since your Dec 10th post but the top right picture on page 111 of Clausager 's book does not show a seal but the piece of piping that is attached to the door cap and runs down the front edge of the door panel. See the picture of mine below and here

    As to why coupes had the extra seals and the roadster...

  • J P Hall22 December 2014

    Hi Bob - sorry, it's the non-original m/cyl that appears to be 1" bore; I'll probably stick with 1", because the brake booster (also pre-1967!) seems to give good firm brake pedal feel, which I like. The car stops on a sixpence (showing my age/ethnicity), it's just that the existing m/cyl is damaged, borderline irreparably. I'm hoping a reader might be able to point me towards a particular brand/m...

  • MG LaVerne22 December 2014

    Not of much use.


    Originally from the state of Virginia, now in Minnesota. Has always been garaged and has never been driven in snow. I have owned it about 12 years.
    Exterior is straight and rust free. It was repainted shortly before I bought it. The chrome is aftermarket. Like new Michelin radial tires.
    The dash is original but could use redoing. The rest of the interior has been redone. The carpet needs to...

  • 1954 1250 MG TF MIDGET

    An authentic, heritage certificate supported UK car, owned and cherished by 3 generations of the same family since 1969. The car comes with a comprehensive history dating back to 1970.

    The car has just been subject to a 4 year body off restoration by West Cheshire MG Restorations ( where it's currently being held pending a successful sale, and as yo...

  • MG TF 2005

    TF 2005 Firefrost red with half leather black interior only 17200 miles.
    Last of UK built cars with softer suspension and glass heated rear window
    New tyres, discs & pads all round.(Changed for age not wear) car in pristine condition 4000.00
    Photos on request.
    Kent UK


    Exceptional 1960 MGA, to concours standard restoration. Red with tan leather interior and top. Recently on cover and 5 page article in MG enthusiasts magazine. Lucas driving lamps, toolkit, tourneau, lots of history RHD every attention to detail and upgrades including front and rear anti-roll bars. Reg mark xxx YUM No expense spared. Near Peterborough. 40,000 ovno
    Serious Enquiries at this pri...


    A beautiful red, 1975 MG Midget 1500 for sale in Buckinghamshire, UK.

    This car has 55,000 miles from new and a large service history. Garaged for the past 13 years and on superb condition.

    The car has just undergone a lot of work, and is well worth a look.


    MGB Roadster 1975 British Racing Green. Last of the chrome bumper model with the number plate lights in the bumper. This car has been fitted with rare chrome Rostyles wheels. Good solid car it has had extensive body work in the past. Parked up shortly after its MOT. Has been stored inside since being laid up. Chrome work is in very good condition throughout. Needs re-commissioning .Pioneer cd...