[Mgs] MGBGT heater removal?

Hans Duinhoven h.duinhoven at planet.nl
Mon Oct 8 12:00:32 MDT 2012

Look at the archives - this issue was discussed before.
I described how I used a small hacksaw to losen the heater unit from the 
I my case the rubber gasket made the heater glued to the firewall after 19 
years in California ending in the Netherlands February 1990.

1971 BGT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <mgbob at juno.com>
To: <Lrc at red4est.com>; <mgs at autox.team.net>
Sent: Monday, October 08, 2012 6:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Mgs] MGBGT heater removal?

> Larry,
> I found the heater box to be tightly stuck in my 1972GT.  I think it was 
> the
> rubber gasket at the bottom that had vulcanized itself to both car and 
> heater,
> so there was pulling from the top and pushing from below to dislodge it.
>   The radiator shop to which I took it for repair commented that the 
> original
> core was better than replacements, and that his repair should suffice for
> another 25 years or so.
> Bob
> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: Barney Gaylord <barneymg at mgaguru.com>
> To: Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com>, MG List <mgs at autox.team.net>
> Subject: Re: [Mgs] MGBGT heater removal?
> Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2012 02:11:12 -0500
> Yup.  Try this:
> http://chicagolandmgclub.com/photos/b_heater
> At 07:07 PM 10/7/2012 -0700, Larry Colen wrote:
>>I'm trying to pull the heater from my '69BGT,  I seem to have everything
>>disconnected, but it won't come out.  The manuals that I have aren't very
>>Anybody have some hints or suggestions?

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