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Re: Thank you Thank you Thank you. (plus electrical prob.)

To: Rick Sinclair <>
Subject: Re: Thank you Thank you Thank you. (plus electrical prob.)
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 14:00:58 -0800
Word on the street is that Rick Sinclair said:
>       Anyway, the problem was actually very simple. I had determined it had
> spark and compression, so the only culprit I could think of was gas. I
> disconnected the fuel line at the carbs, cranked it, and nothing came
> out! Finally, I knew approximately where the Problem was. I Jacked it
> up to check the Fuel pump, and my Dad noticed a wire that was
> disconnected. Hook it up, turn the key, and PRESTO!, the pump started
> clicking. (I don't know why I hadn't noticed it before) tried cranking
> it, no go. Used WD-40 as a starter fluid (all out of ether), and
> WOW!!! It started. It sounded so nice!

Soon you will learn to recognize all the sounds your MGB is supposed to 
make and you will be able to impress people by knowing exactly what is wrong
or what is about to go wrong without even looking ;)

>       Now, on to the next problem. Out of the headlights, horn, dials, 
> brake lights,turn signals, and windshield wipers, only the headlights
> work. I would appreciate your input on this problem.

My bet would be the fuse block.  Replace it.  $10


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