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Re: [Mgs] air pump question for a 70

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Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 16:53:46 -0700
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I suppose you could could gut the pump so it was free-spinning, install all
the hoses but block them off, so it looked factory but functioned the same
as it does now...

Just a thought.


Max Heim
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it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 5/31/12 4:25 PM, davewillner at wrote:

> When I purchased my 70 about 5 years ago for my wife, it had all the smog and
> air pump pieces removed and blocked off pretty well. It looks ok under the
> hood, although not quite original and the car runs extremely well with no
> issues what so ever. I recently purchased a complete used set up in very good
> shape with all the hoses, air pump, filter, etc, from a 71 B kinda ready to
> just install.  What kind of "can of worms" am I going to open up after I get
> this installed, I mean what should I expect performance-wise? I think it would
> be a nice feature to show just because there are so few of them installed
> these days, and I've been a stickler on originality with this one...Any ideas
> on what I can expect, or should I steer clear and forgot it?  Thanks for the
> help...
> Dave Willner
> Stroudsburg PA
> 59 TR3A
> 70 MGB
> 70 BSA 441 VS
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