Weights of parts and cars

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Ride_on
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Weights of parts and cars

Post by Ride_on » 30 Jun 2020 12:47 pm

For the purpose of shipping, weight reductions etc

Stock Strut (360 87) (kg)
Strut, hub and ball joints: 7.3
Shock + bolt: 3.5
Spring cap: 0.4
Caliper, pads, carrier: 3.5
Disk cover (MGB modified): 0.5
Spring: 2kg
Disk bolts: 0.1

Total strut: 19.5kg (minus top bush)
1980 345 DL_______1987 360 GLE (project car restored to GLT spec and B230FT'd)
1984 360 GLT______1987 360 GLT
1983 360 GLS______1989 360 GLE
1985 340 GL_______1986 340 1.4
1985 360 GLS______1995 940 SE 2.3 Turbo Estate (daily)
1987 340 GL 1.7

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Re: Weights of parts and cars

Post by bogbasic » 01 Jul 2020 07:02 pm

I'm very interested in the modified MG disk covers. Any pictures, anyone? Supplier?

As an aside:

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1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
More info here!

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Re: Weights of parts and cars

Post by bogbasic » 03 Jul 2020 04:02 am

Tony (toe-knee), as in Hancock!!
1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
More info here!

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Re: Weights of parts and cars

Post by bogbasic » 03 Jul 2020 05:17 pm

Someone suggested Neal/Neil (kneel).
1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
More info here!

Ride_on
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Re: Weights of parts and cars

Post by Ride_on » 03 Jul 2020 10:29 pm

MGB Disk back plates:

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1980 345 DL_______1987 360 GLE (project car restored to GLT spec and B230FT'd)
1984 360 GLT______1987 360 GLT
1983 360 GLS______1989 360 GLE
1985 340 GL_______1986 340 1.4
1985 360 GLS______1995 940 SE 2.3 Turbo Estate (daily)
1987 340 GL 1.7

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