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MGB MGB floor pan question


Jedi Warrior
Just received my left side floor pan yesterday for the 76 B. It is not threaded for the seat rail screws like the last one I bought. Do I use the same bolts and find a nut for them or do I need a longer bolt after the new floor is installed?


Great Pumpkin
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Rick, the pans I got weren't drilled either. I used "nut-zert" type inserts for mounting seat rails. I changed to 1/4-20 tho, so not "official" but I don't think the seats will care. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Bolts are the same length, too.

Mickey Richaud

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I changed to 1/4-20 tho, so not "official" but I don't think the seats will care. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

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Judges, take note!

/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/jester.gif Mickey

tony barnhill

Great Pumpkin - R.I.P
When I use the afternmarket floors without the captive nuts, I weld captive nuts underneath them before installing the floors....I'd rather do a little welding than pay the price for somebody else to do it...

What I do (where possible) is cut the old captive nuts from the old floors, clean them up & weld them to the new floors...after grinding the welds, they look just like original

Judges take note!


Great Pumpkin
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I'll take the demerits. As badly bent as this car was, I'd think those 1/4-20 bolts the least of the "botch-jobs" perpetrated on it. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/devilgrin.gif
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