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#1 finch661

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 07:51 PM

does any one know how the windscreen seal (frame to body) is fitted on a 76 mg midget? been trying all night

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 09:06 PM

Not Sure but fitting old Windscreens you take the inner strip out the Rubber on the fitting lips insert a thin String all round inside cover all with washing up Liq. You then need someone to hold and push screen in place while you remove the string as it goes into place.A small flat 3mm screw driver helps as you go takes about 15 Mins. :D

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 11:02 PM

PM samsernie on here, he's your midget man

That dont sound good but you'll know what I mean :D

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 11:06 PM

As I recall it slides in?

I've got the Porter book somewhere, they are a pig. Fairy liquid helps.

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 11:14 PM

position the screen, get someone to lift it slightly, cant lift it too much, i usually coat everything where the rubber goes, and the rubber itself with spray can silicone grease, fairy liquid contains salt and helps things rust, then slide it in, get the other person to apply pressure on the frame, whilst you get all the bolts in, 2 on each apillar if i remember right. use some non-hardening windscreen sealent as well :D

Edited by samsernie, 25 May 2010 - 11:16 PM.


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Posted 25 May 2010 - 11:34 PM

I think we are all getting there as i said i am not sure only said the way i got a few in.Silicone spray or dash board spray is better than my advice.Could of said you need a Stanley 12.5 oz Hammer.They are very nice classic cars.I like the 1300 best the car is a sure good investment. :D

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 11:38 PM

i like midgets, only really the chrome bumper 1275 ones, with chrome wire wheels :D , the chrome wire wheels look great if your not the one that has to spend hours polishing them with the chrome polish and bit of rag, lol

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 11:56 PM

Yes above the Classic spoked wheels and crome Bumpers are Great.I have never had an MG Classic.A friend had a GT6 that was a great car wish i could of bought it of him years ago i could not find 1g ish at the time.
The Screen does as some say slides in start with someone helping at the drivers side top for start with a string in channel as you pull string out the rubber opens up as you go.Clear Silcone can be used after fit if any leak problems. :D

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 11:59 PM

there not the same as mini type windscreen seals though davidv dude, the seal were on about goes between the windscreen frame and the cars body.

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Posted 26 May 2010 - 12:27 AM

O.I thought most old screens go in my way.Thanks i have never worked on one.

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Posted 26 May 2010 - 08:41 AM

cheers for the help. i am still having difficulties. i can understand that the 'T' of the slides into the the bottom frame, but i just cant get it. does the windscreen frame have to be stripped down?

i have a rubber bumper one, but i have a chrome conversion kit on its way! great car in the sun, nice for a bit of tail sliding

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Posted 26 May 2010 - 03:27 PM

Never done it myself, can't even recall the last time I took the screen off ....

If you havn't already try this forum http://www2.mgcars.o...5?runprog=mgbbs lots of useful stuff in the archives and helpful people in the Midget areas. :wub:




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