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Re: [Mgs] Still working on MGA

Subject: Re: [Mgs] Still working on MGA
From: Glenn Schnittke <>
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 14:37:36 -0600
And I've gone as far as to use braided solder wicking to replace that 
successfully. As usual, it was all about amperage. I, too have had that 
happen when the ground wire inside the diz slowly came off its moorings, 
as well as the alternator wires slowly breaking one by one.

"One the carbs are set, if anything goes wrong, it's electrical."

Not likely, but the advance springs might be worn.


> Message: 11
> Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 11:54:45 -0600
> From: The Roxter <>
> Subject: Re: [Mgs] Still working on MGA
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> Steven Trovato wrote:
>> > Well, that clearly gives you something suspicious to investigate.  
>> > Earlier you said "When it is at idle it will run fairly smooth. When I 
>> > take it out for a drive it seems that it is starved for power. The rpm 
>> > gets to aprox 3500 and the power runs out."  
> I have had similar symptoms when the little braided ground wire inside the 
>diz broke off at the spot-weld.
> -The Roxter
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