The odor you smell is probably unrelated to these missing items. It most
likely is a rusty gas tank that has become porous (ask me how I know...)
> From: Jim Sharp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Scott/Michelle <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Oderous cockpit
> Date: Thursday, August 12, 1999 4:23 PM
> >my question is....what damage can this do to the motor, if any....and
> >does this system really control.
> >The hit list of MIA parts reads as follows
> >1. air pump
> >2. air cleaner assmbly
> >3. check valve
> >4. gulp valve
> >and all of the assorted hoses that go with this system.......
> >so TIA for any replies... I guess this is why I smell fumes.....
> >75MGB...learning experience of a lifetime
> Do you live in a smog control state? If not why would you want to put all
> that stuff back on? I have owned 14 MGs since 1972 and none have had the
> smog stuff on them. Of course I live in Arkansas where we don't even have
> a state safety inspection anymore.
> Jim Sharp
> 74 BGT