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General Tech MG Midget rear spring sag?

karls59tr

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I'm visiting from the TR3 forum. A friend has an MG Midget that has the rear drivers side sagging. Now this might be just the fact that he is a little portly :smile: or the the spring itself needs replacing.
On the TR3 there is an extra plate on the passenger side spring to compensate for ride height with just the driver in the car. Not sure if the Midgets had this feature. Would new springs solve the problem or would the sag still be there with new springs?What's the best way to make the car ride level other than telling him to lose 20lbs?
 

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Welcome - a couple of thoughts

1. You might want to re-post on the Spridget board rather than here. Here is mostly for B's, TD's TF's GT's etc.

2. Almost all Midgets have the well known "bachelor's lean" - but, there are those who have had some success (I haven't worried so, I am not sure all the strategies)

3. Yeah, tell him to loose the weight :D
 

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Swap springs side-to-side.
 
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