a grille badge on an RV8
there are two types of back fixings for small grille badges
from the MG Car Club and from the V8 Register, we have two
RV8 Workshop Notes explaining how to fit each type. Many thanks
to Marion Quarrington and John Anthistle for contributing
these useful guides.
Fixings for the
Club's 90th Anniversary grille badge
Fitting an MG Car Club grille badge
to an RV8
Soon after getting an RV8, Paul Wilson joined the Club in June
2020 and purchased the small MG Car Club 90th Anniversary grille
badge. In a post on the V8 Bulletin Board he sought help saying
the apertures in the grille on the RV8 seem to be just
too small to permit the folding wings of the badge
to slip through. Short of bending and ruining the integrity
of the front grille, is there an alternative way to secure your
Here Marion Quarrington explains how she fitted a grille
badge to her RV8.
Fixings for a V8 Register grille badge
Fitting a V8 Register grille
badge to an RV8
John Anthistle says he hasn't fitted an MG Car Club badge to
his RV8 and it sounds a bit different to the way he did fit
a V8 Register grille badge (see above) some time ago. He decided
this was most easily done by removing the radiator duct from
beneath the front bumper and then it is just possible to get
a hand up behind the grille mesh to secure the badge using the
back plate and small nuts tightened on the two threads.
Here John Anthistle explains how he carried out the task
on his RV8.