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  • J K Chapin23 October 2014

    Rich, I like it. next time I do an order I'll add a coupe of these. Thanks. Jud

  • Geoffrey M Baker23 October 2014

    and here is the Y connector that splits the hose from the thermostat, one going to the rear engine and the other to the heater

  • Geoffrey M Baker23 October 2014

    In this photo you can see the connection to the rear of the engine and the firewall hoses

  • Geoffrey M Baker23 October 2014

    I'm spending some time planning my heater hose rebuild while waiting for the last items on my convertible project.

    There is an old Arnolt heater in my 51 TD. Currently it uses big hoses which snake around all over the place.

    On the thermostat, the takeoff goes to a Y connector, half of which runs to a fitting on the rear engine plate. The other half goes to the heater.


  • Geoffrey M Baker23 October 2014

    Paul, I also like that little valve you have mounted into the thermostat. Where can I get a similar one?

  • R L Schapel23 October 2014

    Hi Gordon,

    They are $18 each from my supplier (providing you buy two, due to the $30 minimum sale policy). They are $16 each for three or more. Obviously price is not an issue. (Even if postage from OZ to Overseas is added)

    I don't know anything about Diltex or Abbingdon seals but the others in your images are recognisable. The "Brand ??? from B&G" LOOKS the same as the ones sugge...

  • Richard Olson23 October 2014

    here is a strap..

  • Richard Olson23 October 2014

    Trying to upload photo and appears it has occurred but not showing up.

  • Prop and the Blackhole Midget23 October 2014

    Sorry JLH,

    I meant to cast you into that same mix as well for doing it better then the last guy


  • Mark Whitmore22 October 2014

    Many thanks, that's a relief!!

    It gives me a bit more confidence if he does play silly buggers!

    Many thanks


    little mg tf with mot till september 2015 service history stamps and some paperwork up to 67415 last serviced may 2014
    , Cloth Interior, 15" alloys, CD Player, Electric front windows, Electric door mirrors, Heated door mirrors, Speed sensitive power steering, Anti-lock brake system, , Perimetric anti theft alarm, Immobiliser, Drivers Airbag, Sports seats, Sebring cloth trim, Alloy gear knob, ...

  • 1998 MGF 1.8,

    1998 MGF 1.8, 89000 miles In lovely silver, car comes with a full years MOT and under new laws the new owner will have to Tax the car, the car has just had a Major service with the following items being replace; Air Filter, Oil filter, Distributor cap and rotor arm, oil change just carried out, car has just had a brand new Catalytic converter fitted to solve an emissions issue for the MOT, the cam...


    1961 Austin healey Sprite with Original Ashley Hardtop - Works Monte carlo rally inspired
    Finished in Signal red
    Original Mk2 Black Seats with red piping
    New carpet set with Dynomat insulation throughout
    Nut and Bolt restoration
    Almost every part has been replaced or reconditioned
    Features a rebuilt 1275cc engine with reconditioned gearbox and new clutch
    Front cross drilled a...


    3 projects, age, health and a reality check is reason for sale of this 77 MBB, 50th Anniverary edition BRG MGB with a V8 Rover and Camaro T-5 trans. Body all original and rust free, no issues. Engine runs great car need 2 things to get on the road. Installation of a throw-out bearing (provided) and the installation of a ignition switch (provided). I have other xtra parts (carburator)which will con...


    Built on a 1500 Heritage body shell including doors, 99% rust free.
    Lenham Midget rear body professionally fitted under the guidance of a member of the original Lenham Sports Car garage. Including a new un-fitted Le Mans bonnet.
    Frontline telescopic front suspension fitted, Spax telescopic rear suspension fitted.
    Includes the following parts:
    1275 gearbox, needs refurbishment


    Unregistered MG Midget 1500, Manufactured February 1979, delivery miles (9) Vermilion, red/black interior and black hood. Complete with all original paperwork etc. Waxoiled and dry stored from new. Not run recently so will require new battery and re commissioning. 15500.


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