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MG MGA - Fasteners for Hood Prop Clip

I am installing a new clip holder for the hood prop (Moss 471-130). The PO had a non-original clip secured with a single sheet metal screw. The unused hole appears to have been a sheet metal screw as well. What are the correct screws or bolts for the hood prop clip? I looked at John Progess
jbackman

I recently used two self tap pan head screws about 3/8 - 1/2" long with a spring washer beneath the head. I first tried no. 6 gauge but the holes were a touch big so ended up with no. 8s................ Mike
m.j. moore

See attached picture. Maybe you have a choice. I find two different sizes in the Service Parts Lists, smaller screw for the 1600 model (unless it's a misprint). If a #6 screw doesn't catch the thread, use #8.

PTZ803 = SCREW POZIPAN No.8 x 3/8 INCH ZINC
SCREW-SELF TAPPING No. 8 x 3/8"

PTZ603 = SCREW POZIPAN No.6 x 3/8 INCH ZINC
SCREW-SELF TAPPING No. 6 x 3/8"

The MGA 1500 SPL calls it:
AHH5460 Clip for support rod
PTZ803 Screw for clip to lid

The mga twin cam SPL calls it:
AHH5460 Clip for rod
PTZ803 Screw fixing clip

The MGA 1600 SPL calls it:
AHH5460 Clip - rod
PTZ603 Screw fixing clip

Barney Gaylord

This thread was discussed between 28/06/2012 and 29/06/2012

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