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61. Replacement Heater Valve (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 08:59:50 -0500
I have used one from and Audi 4000. It's an inline valve with the actuating arm on the valve itself. The throw on the valve is longer than the heater knob can deal with, but it only takes a couple of
/html/mgs/2000-11/msg00688.html (8,675 bytes)

62. MGB Painting (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 08:59:52 -0500
I started painting cars a few years ago, more out of necessity than anything else. At the time I borrowed a friend's HVLP system with the separate turbine and specific HVLP gun. It was great, no blow
/html/mgs/2000-11/msg00689.html (8,112 bytes)

63. midget 79 (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2000 20:37:09 -0400
I can think of one of 2 things: 1 - vacuum leak - does the car backfire when you let off the gas ? If so you are running the engine lean with a vacuum leak which may not be present at idle - PCV val
/html/mgs/2000-10/msg00481.html (7,863 bytes)

64. Roll-bars and club rally (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 21:31:12 -0400
SCCA Pro-Rally (including Club Rally) dictate the use of a FULL roll-cage. Just roll-bars will NOT get you a log-book and as such you will not even be allowed to register for an event. Also no conve
/html/mgs/2000-09/msg00455.html (7,277 bytes)

65. Re: One Bummer of an MG Summer (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 08:28:50 -0400
This was a joke right ? I live in NJ and am having the same type of summer. The MG gets used every day, so far nothing has happened to it, it hasn't shrunk, it hasn't dissolved and it hasn't rusted
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg00167.html (9,132 bytes)

66. Re: Thermostat and Fans (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 10:56:52 -0400
When replacing the thermo-switch, consider using a relay to activate the fans. Those fans take a lot of current and the thermo-switch take a lot of abuse switching such a high current. I have had 2 t
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg00198.html (7,223 bytes)

67. RE: Weber tuning (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2000 09:57:50 -0400
You did not mention which Weber you have, but the downdraft is somewhat easier to tune than the sidedraft (single). The Colortune will only allow you to tune the "idle" circuit on either carb. In no
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg00814.html (8,193 bytes)

68. Re: removing floor insulation... (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2000 19:01:05 -0400
One method I have used on removing insulation/tar/bitumen etc, from the inside of the car is to purchase a couple of gallons of turpentine, 3M "steel" wool (actually a very tough plastic, plastic spa
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg00959.html (8,046 bytes)

69. bypassing the servo (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2000 09:39:34 -0400
I have never found it to be a problem. On my '63 MGB with so servo and single line brakes, the pedal is very firm and the car stops exceptionally well, no pulling, no fading etc etc. It is pretty ea
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg01169.html (7,463 bytes)

70. RE: Why does oil cost so much in the UK? (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2000 10:19:48 -0400
The cost of oil worldwide, I would suspect is pretty constant. However the retail price of oil/gas fluctuates so dramatically mainly due to the HUGH taxes that the individual governments charge. The
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg01750.html (8,899 bytes)

71. RTW - actual route (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2000 20:02:37 -0400
This is the route I received from John concerning the RTW. I will be going to Green Pond just after lunch and then following the convoy to Newark. I will be travelling from the Jersey Shore so if an
/html/mgs/2000-07/msg00024.html (6,811 bytes)

72. RTW - what a spectacle (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2000 20:30:27 -0400
Got back from watching the cars on the RTW route - what a great sight. Drove to the NW corner of NJ and followed the route all the way down to Newark. Stopped every few miles and waited for the cars
/html/mgs/2000-07/msg00264.html (8,844 bytes)

73. MGB - Works Hardtop wanted (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2000 21:18:43 -0400
Subject line says it all. Looking for a hardtop, any condition considered, preferably in the NorthEast Thanks: gerry brinkman
/html/mgs/2000-07/msg00680.html (6,436 bytes)

74. OD and fuel economy (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 11:27:55 -0400
This past six months I have been keeling a close watch on fuel economy on my more out of curiosity than anything else. I had a DCOE Weber on the engine with no OD and I was getting 22-24 mpg. I then
/html/mgs/2000-07/msg00760.html (7,519 bytes)

75. MGC shock replacement (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 11:54:23 -0400
I need to replace the rear shocks in my 69 MGC Roadster. Which would you suggest? 1. Have the lever arm shocks rebuilt along with installing the heavy-dut= y shock valves. 2. Install the Monroe Tube
/html/mgs/2000-07/msg01201.html (7,950 bytes)

76. RTW - Route (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 13:58:55 -0400
I have been very disappointed with the information available for the Round The World route. I have searched several different places to get the actual route as I intend to catch the cars on the road
/html/mgs/2000-06/msg01526.html (6,812 bytes)

77. RTW Route (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2000 08:32:15 -0400
I emailed the RTW organizer last night to see where I could get route for the Binghampton->Newark Leg. I was really quite surprised that my email was answered 4 hours later. Anyway for the folks that
/html/mgs/2000-06/msg01558.html (7,008 bytes)

78. Right Hand Drive in the US (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 09:12:47 -0400
I used to drive throughout Europe in a RHD car and then drive back to the UK. Never had a problem. I now have both LHD and RHD drive cars here in the US and I also has never been a problem, except fo
/html/mgs/2000-05/msg00632.html (8,432 bytes)

79. ?repair brake switch (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 12:42:04 -0400
On my Midget (where the brake switch is virtually impossible to get to removing the pedal assembly), I drilled a small hole in the top of the switch and bought some "electronics contact cleaner", ins
/html/mgs/2000-05/msg01535.html (7,437 bytes)

80. headers (score: 1)
Author: "Brinkman, Gerardo V" <>
Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2000 09:50:43 -0400
I have been very happy with the Peco system I bought several years ago. The ft was perfect, every thing lined up and was very easy to install. The sound is louder than stock (especially with the top
/html/mgs/2000-04/msg00284.html (6,533 bytes)

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