Cut outs in under bonnet the sound deadening felt
Paul Smith posted a note on the V8BB seeking information on the location of the
cut outs for the tops of the SU carburettors and for the nearside of the radiator.
Paul's query was "has anyone
got the correct position and dimensions of the cut-outs for the radiator and carburettors
in the under bonnet soundproofing panel?"
Taking measurements from
the felt panel on his Factory MGBGTV8, Victor Smith produced two drawings which
are alongside. He notes "the circular cut outs for the carburettors are 6cm
diameter but I think it would be wise to cut them as 8cm diameter just
in case my measurements taken under the bonnet are slightly inaccurate. Having
the cut outs slightly larger will not be a concern unless you are seeking a concours
Diagrams showing the cut outs
for the tops of the SU carburettors and for the nearside of the radiator. (Diagram:
a copy of the diagrams as a PDF