> Date sent: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 21:42:46 -0300
> From: Greg Johnson <email@example.com>
> To: MG List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: '72 MGB Transmission Leak
> Send reply to: Greg Johnson <email@example.com>
> Hello all,
> While my engine and tranny are removed for clutch
> replacement, I am fixing the transmission leak at the front cover. When
> I removed the front cover, a shim was shreaded inside.
> How important is it to replace this shim? Where might I get shims for
> this application , if I need them that badly? Transmission shop? Obviously
> the shim hasn't been doing it's job lately.
> Thanks in advance.
> ________ ___
> / ______/ | | Greg A.M.Johnson '72 & '66 MGB
> / \ ___ | | Biology Dept.
> \ \_\ \ /\ __| | Dalhousie University
> \______ / \________| Halifax, N.S., Canada
> * See the British Automobile Touring Association of NS Home Page!*
Same thing happened to mine. Don't know what the shim was for. I
reinstalled the running gear and have been driving for a bit now with
no ill effects noticed. Wish I knew where the shim came from and
what it was for.
Arkansas State University
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who owned and drove a new MGA (with no name) when she was in
college several (yeh, several for sure) years ago