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Scarlet Finished August 2017

Graham Hawes   USA — Posted on The MG Experience
Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:29 AM

Usually under cover but not today Checked all f

Usually "under cover" but not today. Checked all fluids after 500 miles. Webasto sun roof.

1968 MGB GT Crackle black dash leather pleated

1968 MGB-GT Crackle black dash - leather pleated "drives" seat, OD, heated rear window, seat heaters, fire bottle under seat, original gauges.

Sleaps seat will recline Map reading light specia

Sleaps seat will recline, Map reading light,special door rubbers fit well.

Radio easily removed to fit standard MG panel cen

Radio easily removed to fit standard MG panel, center consul special speaker system. Carpets hand sewn everywhere.

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Member Comments on Journal Entry: Scarlet Finished August 2017   ↵
2017-09-27 01:57:06 # 44796
Comment by Graham Hawes F
Complete - all work except carburetors bushing - done by me. Including Complete strip and acid etching of underneath of the car. Rebuild Rear suspension rear axles and diff. Prop shaft fuel tank, complete interior of boot and interior of cabin. Cabin heat and sound padded. Front suspension removed and rebuilt including steering rack and anti-roll bar. Exhaust Manifold intake and exhaust brake and clutch hydraulics. Heater, doors - windows and all seals of windows, door seals, slave break cylinders and front calipers etc. Engine and gearbox were rebuilt 6500 miles ago. (back in 1997) Seats and all interior including roof lining replaced.. Hand sewn carpets - extensive work to carpets to allow removal. All carpets are hand edge sewn. Seats stripped to frames and stripped and painted. Heaters in seats and all seats (front and back) are leather. She has been driven now for 00 miles and runs well. More pictures if anyone is interested. I also have a lot of tips for those who want to improve your interior without
2017-09-27 02:08:03 # 44797
Comment by Graham Hawes F
Scarlet has been driven now for 555 miles since this last restoration.

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