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221. Re: MGB wipers don't park (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 1997 23:05:01 -0400 (EDT)
Larry: It's a little hard to explain without diagrams, but basically, there is a two way switch (park switch) at the wiper motor, where the cable from the dash connects. This switch is driven by a ca
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg00388.html (9,285 bytes)

222. Re: MGB wipers don't park (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 1997 10:58:00 -0400 (EDT)
when Tomorrow, Larry: I just returned from the shop, and checking on the operation of the switch. It is pushed up to park. This means that if the grease hardens, preventing the pin from returning to
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg00407.html (7,809 bytes)

223. Re: Ungh, LUCAS (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 1997 10:15:20 -0400 (EDT)
Trevor: FWIW, I managed to repair the door switches on my TR6, which I assume are very similar to yours. I used a very fine toothed saw (Exacto) to carefully saw around the body, without cutting any
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg00412.html (7,638 bytes)

224. Re: Allison(Crane) electronic ignitions (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 1997 19:35:18 -0400 (EDT)
Joel: I am not familiar with the internals of the crane module, but I can assure you there are several more items that can fail besides the power transister. Any GOOD TV/Stereo repair shop should be
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg00682.html (7,679 bytes)

225. Re: (Wiring Content) Where there's SMOKE. . . (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 1997 17:17:57 -0400 (EDT)
Todd and Jason: I don't know of any car, from any factory, that has a fused headlight circuit. Believe it or not, this is a safety feature! Given your choice, which would you prefer - standing by the
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg00794.html (9,979 bytes)

226. Re: (Wiring Content) Where there's SMOKE. . . (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 1997 17:46:06 -0400 (EDT)
Aron: This method of wiring does have one big advantage - if you ever do have an electrical fire, you will know in advance where it started. There will be more resistance in a joint like this than in
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg00868.html (8,170 bytes)

227. Re: Scumbag (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 1997 18:23:57 -0400 (EDT)
Dear list: Someone, in the past, suggested a steel spike connected to an explosive bolt under the drivers seat. For an alternative, go to: While I am on the subject of cae ala
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01048.html (7,739 bytes)

228. Re: Performance Was Re: Priorities! (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 1997 18:42:19 -0400 (EDT)
Trevor: Close, but not quite! First, if you take out the capacitor, the coil will produce a very weak spark. So weak, in fact, that the engine will not run. The capacitor is a vital part of the circu
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01049.html (9,595 bytes)

229. Re: Wire splicing techniques (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 1997 16:09:02 -0400 (EDT)
Scott: A couple of differences I would like to point out. First, the connectors used in a car are not just friction fit, they are "compression-friction" fit. In other words, when you make the connect
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01137.html (9,808 bytes)

230. Re: British Wire (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 1997 23:06:39 -0400 (EDT)
I must second Rick's recommendation of British Wire! They are indeed excellent people to deal with. Even though their catalog clearly states up to a six week wait for wire (it is special ordered from
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01188.html (7,907 bytes)

231. Re: Holley Carbs (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 11:28:47 -0400 (EDT)
FWIW, the Pinto carb was also a Weber licensed Holley. That was a popular swap on Toyotas in the late '70s, early '80s. I think I still have an aluminum adapter somewhere. Some dirtbag stole my Toyot
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01340.html (7,225 bytes)

232. Re: wiring techniques (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 23:38:06 -0400 (EDT)
breaks. Kirk: There is a lot of contention over this point. Some people swear by soldered joints, and others won't use them at all. My opinion is that EITHER soldered or crimped joints are perfectly
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01402.html (12,262 bytes)

233. Do NOT fuse headlight circuits!!!! (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 13:11:57 -0400 (EDT)
to so NO, NO, NO, A THOUSAND TIMES, NO!!! Do Not fuse the headlight circuits! Headlight circuits are not fused for a good reason. Believe it or not, not having fuses is a safety feature! Given your c
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01622.html (10,098 bytes)

234. Re: Do NOT fuse headlight circuits!!!! (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 16:32:25 -0400 (EDT)
James: Good choice! Behind door 3 you will find impeccable electrical maintenance, and meticulous attention to detail! Dan Masters, Alcoa, TN '71 TR6--3000mile/year driver, fully restored '71 TR6--un
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01648.html (7,760 bytes)

235. Re: Hot Light Switch (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 22:29:00 -0400 (EDT)
Trevor: Yes. No switch should ever be too hot to touch comfortably. Either the internal contacts are not clean and smooth enough, or the wire terminals are not making good contact with the switch ter
/html/mgs/1997-06/msg01667.html (7,538 bytes)

236. happy birthday (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 11:43:31 -0400 (EDT)
OK, everyone, at the count of three! 1, 2, 3 - Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, Happy birthday dear Stefanie, Happy birthday to you! Happy Birthday, Stefanie! Dan Masters, Alcoa, TN
/html/mgs/1997-05/msg00181.html (6,315 bytes)

237. Re: coils (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 8 May 1997 22:13:15 -0400 (EDT)
Lawrie: It makes absolutley no difference from a performance standpoint which way the coil is mounted - upside down, horizontal, or otherwise. The only reason for mounting a coil in any given configu
/html/mgs/1997-05/msg00420.html (7,703 bytes)

238. Re: coils (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 9 May 1997 09:51:52 -0400 (EDT)
Larry: After 28 years as an Electrical Engineer, I just learned last week what electricity really is. I'm amazed that I didn't see it sooner. I now understand that 'lecticity is nothing more than SMO
/html/mgs/1997-05/msg00443.html (7,531 bytes)

239. British Car Week (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 13 May 1997 12:17:59 -0400 (EDT)
I drove my MGBGT to the shopping center yesterday, and when I returned to my car, there was a Miata parked next to it. The owner of the Miata and his friend, both in their early thirties, were walkin
/html/mgs/1997-05/msg00655.html (8,012 bytes)

240. Re: No Subject (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 18 May 1997 17:42:59 -0400 (EDT)
Most times I've seen this term used, it applied to the use of an acetylene torch. An acetylene torch will remove even the most stubborn fastener. Dan Masters, Alcoa, TN
/html/mgs/1997-05/msg00977.html (6,557 bytes)

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