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Tech – How To Install Rust Repair Panels

From Moss Motoring 1984 As most of our readers know, Moss Motors sells a wide range of Rust Repair Panels. We are often asked how easy it is for the amateur to install them. Provided you have the right equipment, a reasonable level of mechanical aptitude and a car that is not totally rusted out,…

Good Sound from a British Sportscar?

From Moss Motoring 1984 By Dan Ben-Ora Los Angeles, CA My 1966 Austin Healey 3000 came equipped with the original AM radio, a small blown speaker in the console, and a bent antenna. As a fan of maintaining the stock setup, I suffered along with this system for about three weeks. Driving down the freeway…

Tech – Installing MGB Door Window Seals

From Moss Motoring 1984 Prepared by Peter Cosmides, Manager, Moss-SYE Division (Ed. Note: This article relates specifically to MGBs, using Moss seals #282-380 and 282-390. Other cars with wind-up windows would probably use a similar procedure. Austin Healeys, for example, use the exact same seal.) The design of the door is, unfortunately, such that it…

The Notorious TR2-6 Throwout Fork Pin

From Moss Motoring 1984 If your transmission acts like the clutch is not fully disengaging, (grinding while shifting, etc.), the problem may be the clutch or pressure plate, your hydraulics (The slave cylinder rod should move about an inch or so.), or lastly, the Notorious Throwout Fork Pin, Moss part #596-040. Every TR2 thru TR6…

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Moto-Lita Steering Wheels

From Moss Motoring 1984 For the last eighteen months or so, Moss has enjoyed the distinction of being the sole authorized exclusive importer of the outstanding, British-made “Moto-Lita” branded steering wheels. In response to consumer demand, the manufacturer has recently widened his range of wheels to include a number of super new designs. The traditional…

MG Memories: A Short Story

From Moss Motoring 1984 Submitted by Judy Rohlfing Tulsa, OK A few months after I’d received my driver’s license, in 1965, my parents surprised me with a ’57 MGA. To a sixteen-year-old girl, this was perfect car in every way, from its wire wheels up to its convertible top. I wanted it painted canary yellow…

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MGA Gearbox Removal: An Alternate Method

From Moss Motoring 1984 Submitted by David E. Harris Pasadena, CA You’ve been putting it off, but now you’re going to have to do it- rebuild your MGA Roadster’s transmission. You run to your Factory Workshop Manual and scream in horror as it tells you that you must pull both the engine and the transmission…

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The Heart of Our Operation: Warehousing at Moss Motors

From Moss Motoring 1984 Moss California Warehouse Every day, numerous trucks arrive bringing fresh supplies of parts from our domestic and international suppliers. All parts are checked carefully before being put on our shelves or transferred to “over-stock” warehouses. (We have several of these to store stocks beyond a couple of months’ requirements, which we…

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Accelerating Orders: Breaking the Time Barrier

From Moss Motoring 1984 The difference between a satisfied customer and a frustrated customer is, often, the time it takes to fill an order. At Moss Motors, breaking the time barrier is the focus of all our efforts. When supplying parts for cars not manufactured in over thirty years, speed can be a tall order…

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