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121. Re: Found My MGB! (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 1997 22:20:37 EST
Dan: Congratulations on your new toy! 99.99% of the time, when you use the hazard flashers after they haven't been used for a very long time, the turn signals will quit working. They don't use the sa
/html/mgs/1997-12/msg01708.html (9,820 bytes)

122. Re: More BS(FC) or That's the brakes (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 1997 22:42:42 EST
Bill: There is nothing wrong with any of our LBCs that a little more horsepower can't improve, not even in a Tri**ph, which has a leg up on an MG in this area already! (I can say this without bias, a
/html/mgs/1997-12/msg01829.html (11,759 bytes)

123. Re: More BS(FC) or That's the brakes (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 1997 10:37:27 EST
Hi, Phil: Maybe it's just lack of experience on my part, but it's difficult to see the advantages of 6 speeds for everyday driving. I quess we'll never know for sure, but I believe there is, consider
/html/mgs/1997-12/msg01841.html (9,830 bytes)

124. Re: Classic Cars- Pantera? Ford (NO LBC) (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 1997 20:46:59 EST
Scott: As an OF with a long history of interest in hot rods, perhaps I can shed a little light on this. In 1955, when Chevy introduced its small block V8, it was a revelation. For most hot rodders of
/html/mgs/1997-12/msg01865.html (11,423 bytes)

125. Re: 220V in Garage? (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 1997 19:59:05 EST
Bob: I would second Leigh's comment. If you don't, I can almost gaurantee you will regret it in time. If you do, you will thank yourself over and over again for being such a clever fellow. 220V heate
/html/mgs/1997-12/msg02009.html (8,032 bytes)

126. Re: OD engagement light (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 1997 12:36:20 EST
Randy: Just recently, I drew up a scheme for my Triumph friends for adding a buzzer that would sound if the transmission were to be placed in reverse with the OD engaged. This could only happen if th
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg00026.html (8,288 bytes)

127. 40kV Coil/understanding alternators (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 8 Nov 1997 16:59:54 -0500 (EST)
Alex: If you are using the Lucas Sport Coil, or any other coil that does NOT require a ballast resistor, AND your MG came from the factory with a ballast resistor, you need to bypass the resistor. Yo
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg00503.html (8,419 bytes)

128. help me select gear ratios (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 1997 20:41:35 -0500 (EST)
Fellow listers: The time has come! I need to make a selection for the rear axle ratio in my TR6/V8. Maybe some of you hot shoes out there with some competition experience can give me some advice. Fir
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01354.html (8,604 bytes)

129. Meatloaf song (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 10:46:05 -0500 (EST)
OK, guys, I give up! Help this OF out, and tell him what you all are talking about. I can't stand it any longer - I've got to know. Dan Masters, Alcoa, TN '71 TR6--3000mile/year driver, fully restore
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01523.html (7,757 bytes)

130. Re: Turn Signal problem (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 15:34:23 -0500 (EST)
Tom: connection or connections somewhere in the right side. Not bad enough to stop the lights from turning on, but enough to stop them from blinking. The turnsignal flasher is sensitive to current an
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01630.html (9,688 bytes)

131. Re: driving questions (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 28 Nov 1997 15:56:42 -0500 (EST)
rpm, only To which Bob Allen replied: To which I now reply: Bob and Karim: If it's true that 90% of engine wear occurs at start-up, as has been reported, then you will wear out the engine from starti
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01797.html (10,065 bytes)

132. Re: driving questions (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 10:21:45 -0500 (EST)
transmission into OD will reduce the energy required to move the car down the road, and, since an engine is most efficient at its torque peak RPM, the mechanical energy required to move the car can m
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01836.html (11,253 bytes)

133. Re: Purchase of new MGA -Reply plus misc hooey (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 11:35:43 -0500 (EST)
Keith: After "discovering" sports cars as a teenager in the fifties, I read the definition of a sports car in one of the magazines of the time. I liked it then, and I still think it is the closest we
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01856.html (9,645 bytes)

134. Re: driving questions (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 13:19:41 EST
(and I believe he is - thanks for the clarification, Chris), Just how much more efficient can an engine be just by dropping the rpm by 820? How much difference in throttle position is there? If it ta
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01861.html (12,678 bytes)

135. Re: Electric <-> Points (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 21:23:44 -0500 (EST)
FWIW, I carry the complete "innards" from a spare dizzy in my tool kit. If the Crane/Allison ever fails, out it goes and in goes the points, and I'm back on the road. Electronics are nice, but the si
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01894.html (8,368 bytes)

136. Re: driving questions (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 22:54:49 -0500 (EST)
Peter: You asked Larry, but I'll jump in here (that'll give Larry another chance to correct me!). It has been reported that as much as 90% of engine wear occurs at startup. If this is true, and the t
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01897.html (9,736 bytes)

137. Re: driving questions (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 22:57:08 -0500 (EST)
Rick: No, I can't say that I do, and if I had an OD unit, I would use it, but my arguments still hold. They are just a valid (or non-valid, as the case may be) for the 3-4 shift as they are for the 4
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01898.html (9,698 bytes)

138. Re: Startup oil pressure and wear (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 1997 13:01:52 -0500 (EST)
To answer your question, no, I have never tried it, but it sounds like a good idea. Evidently, Summit thinks it is a good idea also, because they now offer a kit to do just that, but instead of using
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01927.html (7,983 bytes)

139. Re: driving questions (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 1997 13:18:25 -0500 (EST)
Chris: You may be right - it's been many years since I had a materials class, and I didn't pay a whole lot of attention then - but I have always thought about it a litttle differently. By way of expl
/html/mgs/1997-11/msg01928.html (9,830 bytes)

140. Re: MGA parts for sale (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 1997 23:19:09 -0400 (EDT)
stuff. POST IT!!!! You might just have the part that someone is looking for, and has not been able to find. With few exceptions, we are all adults on this list, and have learned to deal with things i
/html/mgs/1997-10/msg00078.html (8,096 bytes)

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