When I tore down my first B engine and realized the there were steel
plates bolted to each end of the block, I said to my self, "Now why in
the hell did they do it that way?" As time has gone by and I've worked
on more things on MGs I've found out that there are more than a few "Why
in the....." mutterings. Take that lower seal on the windscreen, fer
> Looks like something from a gynecologist's tool bag......;-)
> Best NOT to use a case spreader. Too many diff bearings have been assembled
> with excessive preload and wear out prematurely as a result.
> Lever them out with a wrench and screwdriver, and tap them back in - if you
> even need to, as most have sufficient clearance.