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121. Help with MGA Serial Numbers (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 95 12:27:00 PDT
I have just acquired the remnants of an MGA which I hope to put back into a fairly original shape. The car has had a checkered past including some period in which it was raced. (Roll bar still in it.
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00016.html (7,136 bytes)

122. Re: '73 MGB, STILL running on #2 only!?? (LONG) (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 95 08:26:00 PDT
I disagree that the problem is carburation. The fact that several cylinders are wet indicate that you are getting fuel to those cylinders. I have a few pretty cantankerous MGs (MGA, TD, and J2) and
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00033.html (11,472 bytes)

123. Help with MGA Serial Number (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 95 08:39:00 PDT
Thanks to all that responded with suggestions for locating serial numbers. In summary, what was suggested was: 1) British Motor Heritage Industry Trust - I will be writing and asking for a reverse nu
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00035.html (6,749 bytes)

124. re: Todd's Questions (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Wed, 05 Apr 95 15:40:00 PDT
< - MOWOG - An Anacronym (sp?) for MOrris WOlsey mG, from Nuffield < BMC) days. Also the name of my cat, if anyone cares. Lew Palmer
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00073.html (6,699 bytes)

125. The World According To Lucas (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 95 10:56:00 PDT
OK. Here's a challange: Send me your best Lucas jokes. I plan to collect them and publish here and in our local clubs magazines. Here's a few for starters: Why do the English drink warm beer? (Becaus
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00095.html (7,034 bytes)

126. RE: '74 Midget Questions (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 95 13:10:00 PDT
If you are dripping gas from somewhere, you've got a bad seal somewhere downstream of the pump (likely to be needle valves). If no drip (the more likely scenario) you've got an air leak. Check the s
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00143.html (10,004 bytes)

127. RE: MG TF (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 95 09:05:00 PDT
fix was a >"dipstick" in the fuel cap to measure the fuel left. Have any of you heard of this and >might possibly know where she might find one? Thanks, T types never had fuel gauges. The original a
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00158.html (7,100 bytes)

128. RE: Temp guages (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 95 08:49:00 PDT
Lew - Contact a company called APT Instrument Services at 9632 Humboldt Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN (612-881-7095) and ask for Chuck Kulbeth. These folks are absolute whizzes at rebuilding instrument
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00261.html (7,327 bytes)

129. RE: Rear suspension 1975 MG Midget (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 95 08:57:00 PDT
Martin - FIRST - check for one or more broken spring leaves. These are often difficult to detect without disassembling the spring. If this is not the cause and there is no frame/body damage, check t
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00263.html (7,107 bytes)

130. re: Temp Gauge (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 95 12:26:00 PDT
I agree with Jon on your temp gauge problem. Most likely culprit is the sending unit, you can check this with an ohm meter when cold and again when warm. Four hundred for a temp gauge? Wow. I thought
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00268.html (6,807 bytes)

131. Rust Removal (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 95 16:24:00 PDT
I would seem to have a problem. I started investigating the availability of chemical dip rust removal places and found there are none to be had in Minnesota. I would believe that the Environmental Pr
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00274.html (7,159 bytes)

132. Re: MG Magnette For Sale (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 95 10:02:00 PDT
Having watched this thread for the last few days, I'd like to offer my humble opinion of the perceived value of most sport sedans. I, like many others, I suspect, am well into my middle years (Male
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00315.html (9,115 bytes)

133. RE: Wanting to buy an MG "T" Series (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 95 10:48:00 PDT
Robert - The following message appeared on this list a short while ago. Regards, Lew Palmer MGTA 1937 Complete with over $20,000 invested in professional restoration. Chassis, brakes, body finished.
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00317.html (7,784 bytes)

134. re: Glenn - Chassis Paint (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 95 13:40:00 PDT
Perhaps a few words are in order about "chassis black": Chassis black was originally used by the factory on at least some MGs. I know this to be true on MMM cars (pre-war) and on the T-series. This
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00326.html (7,522 bytes)

135. RE: Rust Removal (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 95 13:53:00 PDT
Thanks for the suggestion. I'll look into it. The local Ziebart folks claim to offer a similar solution. However, their process involves using a phosphoric acid (Naval Jelly) to convert the rust to
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00327.html (9,173 bytes)

136. RE: TF Brakes & Head questions (score: 1)
Author: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 95 17:24:00 PDT
Are you by chance using metallic linings? These are deadly and can lead to all manner of strange happenings on T-types (especially TCs) can't help. Never tried it or even heard of it, so I suspect i
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00375.html (7,103 bytes)

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