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september2020

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Radiator Repair or Replace
« on: August 09, 2020, 01:32:51 PM »
We have a 1979 MGB that needs a new radiator. Our mechanic can't find one - or, they find them and the folks who have them won't ship! Moss, in particular and surprising. I'm thinking it has to do with the Covid virus, but everyone else is shipping, why not them?

Would you have any ideas where we can go to find one? Our car has been sitting in his garage for three weeks.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Sue Bailey and Ron Myhre

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Re: Radiator Repair or Replace
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2020, 01:42:30 PM »
You can almost always have your old rad repaired.  You can purchased a used one from Paul Dierschow at Sportscar Craftsmen in Arvada, CO.  And, I heard that Moss is shipping again.  You could try one of the Moss resellers Little British Car Co, for example. 

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Re: Radiator Repair or Replace
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2020, 08:54:17 AM »
I recently replaced my radiator (73 MGB) and used an aftermarket Worley 3-row aluminum unit I got on EBay.  I bought it in early 2019 for it and it's been installed and in service since.

There are others, but just saying to look outside the usual sources because there are alternatives. 

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