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Tony Leyva
Glendale, Arizona, USA   usa
1959 MG MGA
1968 MG MGB

Jeff
i was hoping someone had the photos you originally asked for, but apparently not. So I went out to my garage and put the cover on my body and took one for you. Also look the inside of the cover , it is doubled over for the sill line, mine is still a little buckled by the screws, don't know how flat the double layer should be, haven't got that far in the process but expecting to get the hammer out again!


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Jeff Allen
Mass, USA   usa

Thanks for the pictures. I dug out my original shut face and wanted to see how they fit.
They fit much better than my replacements that came with the B pillar.

I am happy with the B pillar fit and will just need to rehab the old shut face. They just need a few whacks with a hammer to take a few dents out...


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Jim Mail
Nashua, New Hampshire, USA   usa
1957 MG MGA "Camilla (the Other Woman)"

Jeff, those look perfect, if a bit dingy and ding-y.

I am sure Tom (Team Evil) will take your incorrect ones for his non-car project.

JIM

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T C
Kingston, Massachusetts, USA   usa

Just bought some used shut panels, been cleaning them up this afternoon actually. So far, REAL good. Jeff has an extra set of used ones that I might try to steal from him to use on the other MGA once I get it home. Whatever he charges me, if he sells them to me, is going to be a deal 'cause I get to skip the shipping costs . . .

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Jeff Allen
Mass, USA   usa

I am going to trace out my "new" set that don’t fit very well vs. my original's that fit great to see where it all goes wrong...

Tom, you have 2 MGA's now?!? I guess I missed that....

Your more than welcome to my "new"...

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T C
Kingston, Massachusetts, USA   usa

Well . . . two piles of parts.

One pile is in the shape of a '58, and the other the shape of a '62.

The '62 is sort of neat in that it's got a "broken spine" and the middle rests on the ground.

But, as always, I live in hope.


"Your more than welcome to my "new"..."

Cool, just come up with a price and lemme know when it's time to scoop 'em up. I can wait until you're sure that you've got the best set on your car and everything lines back up again.

TC



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