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Re: Another Newcomer

To: Eric Erickson <>
Subject: Re: Another Newcomer
From: Andy Ramm <>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 10:18:39 -0700
G'Day Eric,

Greetings from up-over (where Spring is hopefully
approaching) and congrats on your '68 B.  In addition to the
Haynes manual, I'd also recommend a copy of Lindsay Porter's
book on DIY Restoration and Maintainence for the MGB.  Both
are invaluable IMHO.

Welcome and cheers!


Eric Erickson wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I've been lurking long enough now to realise that you are basically a
> friendly lot so I guess I will introduce myself and take the plunge.  I
> haven't spotted a lot of other Australians on the list but I assume that
> there will be a few here somewhere.
> I am in Adelaide, South Australia (great country touring close to the
> city) and then I go and buy a soft-top right at the start of Winter
> here!
> Subscribing to this list seemed to be a natural thing to do after I
> bought my 1968 (Primrose) MkII MG on impulse (I should have subscribed 6
> months BEFORE buying it)!  This means I didn't know what to look for
> or what I was buying, so the learning curve begins... NOW!  Let's hope
> it is a pleasant experience.
> My first question is for some hints as to the "essential" reference
> books/manuals I should buy to start maintaining my new toy.  Secondly,
> reading about some of the engine/parts replacements and mods that you
> guys are undertaking, how religiously need I undertake maintaining the
> "originality" of the car - is it all or nothing (sorry if the need to
> know this offends anybody :-)?
> Thanks in advance,
> Eric


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