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MG MGB GT V8 Factory Originals Technical - Louvertrays...ripped off!
|Last year somebody posted the website for a neat product which prevented water draining through your bonnet louvers. The site is www.louvertray.com. I contacted them by e-mail and ordered a set last December 2000 which cost me US$40 x 1.6 exchange rate. I have never seen the product yet although the supplier said he sent them. He doesnot return phone calls and now he has stopped returning my e-mails. This is my story for your information. Thanks.|
|Yeah, same thing happened to me except that their emails are returned as undeliverable. Still, if you look at their web sits they look pretty easy to make|
|Report them to the internet crime center. I doubt you'll get anything back, but at least they will have them on file.|
|I got a set and was really disappointed with the quality ... much too flimsy. Almost certainly a waste of money. Clever idea, though ... made me realize you could easily build something like this to install permanently, and cut a hole in the side, and thus have the ventilation afforded by louvers plus rain protection. Haven't been able to get up the gumption yet to have the hood louvered, though.|
|I looked at the site and am unclear how the hot air gets out if the product is in place. Anyway I don't think water ingress in louvers is a big issue. I drove a Morgan in the UK and you do not get a car with more louvers than a Morgan. There never was a problem with water on the engine despite rain every day.|
|I got an e-mail today from the owner of louvertray promising to send them immediately. We will see but now I expect to be disappointed. I just want them for when the car is standing outside in a downpour. I don't plan to use them when driving...even in the rain.|
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