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MG MGA - Parts to the Hood Latch Assembly
|I finally need to install my hood latch but I am missing 2 critical parts. I have highlighted the parts with arrows in the attached picture. |
1) Does anyone have parts they are willing to sell?
2) Can these parts be "made" by a do-it-yourselfer?
|I have a complete set of bonnet latch parts. Just hate to break up the set.|
|Not difficult to fabricate by the look of it.|
|Check with Todd Clarke -- I think he may make these.|
|These parts are available new from Somerford Mini in UK. www.somerfordmini.uk|
These parts were common to a few British cars, especially the early Minis.
|That address is:|
|M F Anderson|
|Scarborough Faire has some used parts. Give them a call.|
|Gerald, I should have both pieces you need off of a spare bonnet and nose section I bought for my car. I'll take a look this weekend. |
In KC so shipping will be low cost.
|@ B Young,|
Excellent! How much do you want for the parts? Feel free to email me anytime as I will be working on the car this weekend! email@example.com
I understand not wanting to break up the set. How much do you want for the whole assembly?
I agree with you but I'm not confident that what I fabricate with work properly!!
|G. I believe I have those parts. They are the same as an Austin Healey. Will look in parts boxes tomorrow. Bob|
|R.AF. Robert Finucane|
|Hey guys, is the assembly of the three parts that attach to the hood latch bar correct as shown in the image posted by Gerard?|
The drawing only shows 1 bolt and spacer, there are 2 of each. The top piece is above the body cross part and the other 2 are below it.
|R J Brown|
|My apologies Gerald, forgot to check last week. I'll send myself a note right now as a reminder.|
|Gerald, I looked last night, weren't where I remembered but that's nothing new. I'll check in some storage boxes this weekend.|
|Sorry Gerald, I found the slider and the linkage, but not the two pieces you need.|
|Gerald: If you still have a need, I have both of those parts, including the two spacers needed for the bottom piece. |
|Don, I am definitely still in need! Please feel free to email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know how much you are asking.|
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