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#556355 - 28/01/19 01:51 PM Re: Chrome Headlamp rings [Re: Chilliblu]
CooperMan Offline

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Registered: 19/11/15
Posts: 648
Loc: Yorkshire
Back on this headlamp ring issue again, I suspected the Mog was a poorer fit than the old Mini

So took one off each and they are clearly quite a few mm different in depth

They (obviously) have identical 11 and 1 o'clock bayonet clips and the lower screw, but the Mini ones are 'rolled' a tiny bit tighter as they are shallower in depth and this gives a better fit

Mini left, Mog right

The Mog fit is really poor, you can see the adjusters on the inner ring through the gap, when assembled
Jon M

#556441 - 28/01/19 07:43 PM Re: Chrome Headlamp rings [Re: Chilliblu]
Burgundymog Offline

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Registered: 11/05/14
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When I had my Alfa Spider series 3 I swopped the H/L rims out for stainless ones, I wonder if they would fit the Morgan ????
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#556457 - 28/01/19 09:27 PM Re: Chrome Headlamp rings [Re: Chilliblu]
DaveW Offline
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Morgan rims increased in depth at some stage. Later cars have deeper rims.
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#556482 - 29/01/19 07:35 AM Re: Chrome Headlamp rings [Re: Chilliblu]
Graham, G4FUJ Offline
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Stainless Mini ones fit earlier cars. Not sure when the Morgan rims changed depth though.
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