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RE: Thank you Thank you Thank you. (plus electrical prob.)

To: "'Rick Sinclair'" <>, MG list <>
Subject: RE: Thank you Thank you Thank you. (plus electrical prob.)
From: Hans Duinhoven <>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 08:35:09 +0100
Yeah, yeah,

Prince of Darkness will do his best again.
Check all bullet connections in the circuits for loose connections dirt etc.
Also have the ground connections from these current users checked.
What you really should have is a wiring diagram f.i. from the Haynes manual,
although some errors are present therein I have had lots of joy using these.

Good Luck Rick!



'71 BGT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Sinclair []
> Sent: maandag 13 december 1999 01:06
> To:   MG list
> Subject:      Thank you Thank you Thank you. (plus electrical prob.)
> Dear list,
>       (If you are not interested in a success story, just skip to the
> bottom for the question.)
>       Many thanks! After all your help, I finally have fixed the problem,
> and now the '68 'b runs! There is snow here (and I am 14), so I didn't
> take it for a drive, but I sat in it revving the engine for about 15
> minutes. Such Joy! Such Happiness!
>       Anyway, the problem was actually very simple. I had determined it
> had
> spark and compression, so the only culprit I could think of was gas. I
> disconnected the fuel line at the carbs, cranked it, and nothing came
> out! Finally, I knew approximately where the Problem was. I Jacked it
> up to check the Fuel pump, and my Dad noticed a wire that was
> disconnected. Hook it up, turn the key, and PRESTO!, the pump started
> clicking. (I don't know why I hadn't noticed it before) tried cranking
> it, no go. Used WD-40 as a starter fluid (all out of ether), and
> WOW!!! It started. It sounded so nice!
>       Now, on to the next problem. Out of the headlights, horn, dials, 
> brake lights,turn signals, and windshield wipers, only the headlights
> work. I would
> appreciate your input on this problem.
>       You've got to love these cars.
>       Rory Sinclair             <:-P
>         '68 MGB

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