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Re: MGB shakes between 55-65

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: MGB shakes between 55-65
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2002 11:14:21 -0700
In addition to the front suspension problems already mentioned, I would
also make sure the U-bolts on the rear axle are tight, and inspect &
repack the U-joints with grease.

To totally get rid of the shakes on my B was a combination of all these
things (including front susp rebuild).


Word on the street is Kevin Shertz said:
> All,
> My MGB has had the problem of "getting the shakes" between 55-65 MPH... It
> settles out when over 65, though.  I recently purchased the car, and have
> dealt with it so far by either driving 50 or 70 (or not at all) until I get
> the opportunity to research it further. ;)
> I've heard everything from tire balancing to wheel bearings may be at
> fault... I have yet to rule anything out; does anyone have any suggestions
> as to what I should check and how I should check it prior to coming to a
> conclusion?  I'm likely to take it into a shop rather than DIY since it's
> suspension-related, but would love to know as much as possible about the
> problem prior to doing so.
> Thanks...
> Regards,
> Kevin Shertz
> 1980 MGB

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