[Healeys] Top bows question

i erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 16:28:10 MST 2019

Sorry Richard
Your skills come without question. Said, fitmlywith tongue in cheek.

Ira Erbs
1959 Austin Healey BN4
1967 MGB

On Wed, Dec 11, 2019, 3:26 PM richard mayor <boyracer466 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ira,    Seriously?!?!   I'm offended!  I don't "cobble" anything
> together.  There is nothing "cobbled together" in putting a two seater rear
> shroud on a BT7 - using a factory 2 seater shroud and the  factory support
> brace.  The shroud is a direct bolt on affair. I did not cut anything or
> modify anything other than to add the factory shroud support brace over the
> wheel arches.  And even then, I did not weld it in. It is riveted so it can
> be easily undone.   Here's a photo so the listers can judge for themselves
> if I "cobbled" it together.
> [image: DSCN4746.jpg]
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 6:19 PM i erbs <eyera3000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What year is the body? Is this your cobbled together 2 seater? BT7 had a
>> bent and straight legged top bow. Bent leg fit in front holes, the straight
>> in back on four seaters
>> Never seen plastic inserts.
>> Ira Erbs
>> Portland,OR
>> 1959 Austin Healey BN4
>> 1967 MGB
>> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019, 6:03 PM richard mayor <boyracer466 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I'm getting ready to have a new top installed and making sure I have all
>>> the right bits.  The top bow legs fit into sockets.  I read somewhere that
>>> the factory used plastic sleeves in the sockets. Moss does not show any
>>> sleeves in their catalogue.  The sockets are a larger than the top bow legs
>>> so It makes sense to me to find something that will take up a bit of that
>>> slop. Any suggestions?
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