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Re: [Mgs] Cleaning the Trans, Replacing Engine Mounts

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Subject: Re: [Mgs] Cleaning the Trans, Replacing Engine Mounts
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2008 13:29:59 -0700
Use a plastic spatula to scrape aluminum parts. You can find them with the
putty knives at the hardware store. Then Simple Green works as a washdown.

I've never had to disconnect the steering shaft on my 66, other than when I
replaced the rack. So, I would say, no.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 6/8/08 12:25 PM, Dan DiBiase at wrote:

> Couple of questions -
> 1) Degreasing the transmission - what's the best way to do this? I guess I
> could scrape it by hand but that seems like a pain, and a test
>      indicated that it would scratch the case up. I could get some of the
> engine degreaser that you spray off but would need make sure I
>      didn't get anything inside the case, I guess. And would need to remove
> the electrical switches.... What have others done?
> 2) Engiune mounts - I guess I know the answer, but these need to be removed
> from underneath right? So the driver's side one looks like
>      a real bear, do you have to loosen the steering shaft?
> Thx....
>  Dan D
> Central NJ USA
> '76 MGB Tourer - Driver - Engine Surgery In Progress...
> '65 MGB Tourer Project - Yep, Still Is....
> NAMGBR #5-2328 
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