blacklake replied to the topic 'Interior clock issues' in the forum. 1 week ago

You are right I think! (Just tried it in the cold and dark.) Oh well, the console is coming out again... that will make me popular.

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blacklake created a new topic ' Interior clock issues' in the forum. 1 week ago

Well now that we have the seats and interior back in our 99 MGF, we discovered the clock doesn't work, which I understand is quite common! 
However should it be permanently lit, and if not, do we we just take the bulb out? 
I did find a post to reset the clock, which I will try at some point. I'm just concerned it will drain the battery. 
(Does look pretty in the dark though 😁)

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blacklake replied to the topic 'Understanding VIN numbers' in the forum. 1 month ago

Thanks... I have long list of things although we figured out how to install the wind deflector today so that's a win! Still awaiting new speakers then the Tbar can go back in properly. And the list goes on....;-)

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blacklake replied to the topic 'Understanding VIN numbers' in the forum. 1 month ago

Hi 
I'm SW Sydney. I guess it depends which list you check but that looks better. Mine has rollhoops ( now replaced with TF speakers) a spoiler and chrome trim on the vents which I haven't seen on many cars.

She has a galactic mileage but we're having fun getting her back on the road... 

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blacklake created a new topic ' Understanding VIN numbers' in the forum. 1 month ago

Newbie here. I recently purchased a slightly dodgy 1999 MGF here in Australia. Apart from getting 'Rita' back on the road, I have been trying to get to grips with the VIN. Her number is SARRDWBGBXD which I looked up and it all makes sense apart from the engine being 1800 and the transmission saying 1600 manual or do I have that wrong? She was also registered locally as a VVC so that's apparently not right either nor is the speedo.... but that's another story.

I will eventually put her back on the road and would like the details to be correct. TIA

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