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MG MGA - 1500m engine backplate
|Has anyone in the UK got a 1500 engine backplate going spare?|
I have a 1500 back plate from a Magnette engine. If this will work, will we be even so I don't owe you a dinner for all the information you have given me. I can always bring it with me when I go to GB at the end of the month. You just have to figure out how to get it to you.
|Yes please. It needs to go to Chris Betson who is doing 1950 engine for me. Should be pretty cool with the Judson added! Details follow by Email. Thanks|
|Hello Dominic, I have one here from. Riley 1.5, but it has a high starter. I assume you are looking for a low starter position? Dave|
|Yes, need a low starter, hoping Jeff will come up with the goods|
|Out of interest, what's the difference between 1500, 1600 and 3-sync 1800?|
I have a few different backplates, so it would help if I could identify them.
|Dave O'Neill 2|
|Dave, the starter on a 1500 is lower down than the later engines. The 1600 had bulge in the gearbox tunnel through the toe board.|
|picture of low starter version
|Differences in rear plates is mostly in the starter position and bellhousing diameter, and there are a lot of different rear plates. See here: |
Back in August you mentioned on this thread you had a few different backplates. I find myself now requiring a 1600 backplate, do you have one?
|Dominic,I think you'll find that the 1500 Magnette engine had a high starter. Check with Jeff before he luggs it all the way all the way from the States!|
You have mail (hopefully)
|Dave O'Neill 2|
This thread was discussed between 13/08/2017 and 06/12/2017
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