[Healeys] BJ8 Rear Seat Pans

i erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 21:54:53 MST 2015

BN4 and BT7s have screws from the top.
Ira Erbs
59 BN4

On Sun, Dec 27, 2015 at 6:47 PM, George Haywood <ghaywood at ec.rr.com> wrote:

> Hi Bob,
> Well sorry to tell you but there are four studs welded to the bottom of
> each seat pan that penetrate down through the rear seat deck and four nuts
> securing them in place.  The only access to remove the nuts is from
> underneath the car which to me is harder to get to than just pulling the
> right rear wheel and exposing the fuel pump for service.  I have seen some
> bj8's with chrome screws going down through the upholstered seat pans into
> the deck for easier access from above.  It just depends on what you like.
> I think the bj7's and earlier cars have the screws for removal of the pans
> but I'm not 100% sure of that.
> Hope this helps,
> George Haywood
> '65 bj8
> ---- Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Listers,
> >
> > Believe it or not, I've never removed the rear seat pans on my BJ8. It
> struck me that this might be an easier way to R&R a fuel pump, and I need
> to get to the underside to replace the vinyl strips that seal the holes in
> the pans; anyone got an "Austin-Healey BJ8 Rear Seat Pans Removal for
> Dummies" guide?
> >
> > TIA,
> > Bob
> >
> > --------------------------------
> > Bob Spidell - San Jose, CA
> >
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