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Re: semi-winterizing a B

To: "joseph cianciotti" <>
Subject: Re: semi-winterizing a B
From: "Bob D." <>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 22:46:48 -0500
I have to cover part of the radiator below 50 degrees F. If I don't, the
engine runs so cold I have to leave the choke on. I'm not sure this is
normal, but I know there are others that have to do this. On the plus side
my temp gauge stays right on the "N" in the summer, even if it's over 100.

Bob Donahue (Still stuck in the '50s)
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From: "joseph cianciotti" <>
To: "mg mailing list" <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 9:51 PM
Subject: semi-winterizing a B

> On the west coast, I drove my B year round. Now that it's in NY, it'll
> probably spend most of the winter in the garage. But I would like to take
> out on the occasional clear day. I'm thinking it would be good for both me
> and the car. Is there anything I should do to prep the car for such
> intermittent use? Already Waxoiled it, coolant mixture is 50/50 and I'll
> probably invest in one of those covers for the oil cooler. Anything else?
> Thanks in advance sages of the great white north,
> Joseph
> 67 MGB Roadster

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