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Re: MGB manual

To: Sean Bartnik <>
Subject: Re: MGB manual
From: Graham McCann <>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 1998 17:27:44 +1100
At 05:50 pm 1/03/98 EST, Sean Bartnik wrote:
>Hey all,
>While at my grandfather's house in Baltimore last night, he gave me an
>old MGB manual that he had on his bookshelf.
>It is in a maroon/yellowish three-ring binder which says on the front:
>MGB Workshop Manual.  A BMC Service Publication.
>It then has the BMC Service logo next to that.  
>Inside on the first page, it says Copyright the British Motor
>Corporation Limited, 1965.
>Looks like an old one! :-)
>Pretty neat to read through, the first 12 pages are dedicated to
>"general data," everything from engine specs to torque specs for
>Pretty neat.  Anybody else got one?  Is this what Bentley reprints or is
>this different?

The Factory Manuals are freely available from good bookshops (here at
least) AKD-4957 5th Edition goes to 1977 and AKM-4070 goes to the end of

Why you Americans fiddle around with the Haynes manuals when the proper
ones are available has always been beyond me.

97 MGF

Graham McCann  Rivett, ACT. Australia
Phone/Fax: +61 2 62889055

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