The grille will need a little work, when it arrives we'll see just how much. It, too, is heavy, so good riddance for more than aesthetic reasons. Or maybe it is time to buy a welder! Learn more - opens in new window or tab. I bolted the inboard brackets right to the rear body panel, to accommodate the slight curve the first washer inside is thick rubber. I have read in various British enthusiast magazines that converting a Rubber Bumper MGB to chrome bumpers is also fairly easy. Immediate payment required for this item.
I cleaned and painted it, installed a new MG emblem, and am just waiting for new plastic fasteners for the trim ring.
Precision Approach LLC is your source for aircraft management, professional pilot services, and advanced flight training. Half inch threaded rod could probably be used, but this would be the least desirable choice since "all-thread" is less sturdy than a quality bolt. No parking lights up front, either! When I purchased my bumpers at a British car show and flea market I noticed that bumpers were pretty easy to find, but the mounts were not. The bumper is fairly heavy, so you may wish to have a friend support it as you loosen the last couple of nuts. As soon as I get some time off the grille can go in!