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1. engine races annoyingly (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 08:57:05 -0400
Hi listers, I have a couple of problems that need the expert wisdom of this list. Occasionally the rebuilt engine on '66 B races to 3000 rpm. Most times I can blip the throttle and it comes back to i
/html/mgs/2005-04/msg00230.html (7,435 bytes)

2. Re: MGB Top (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2005 09:53:14 -0500
Hi Dave, Just an alternate point of view, but when I was looking for a stowaway top for my '66, I first considered how much the top would actually be up. I made the decision to go with the cheapest t
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00010.html (6,532 bytes)

3. Re: Classic Auto Insurance (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2005 09:58:08 -0500
Try American Collectors, Frank. I have my 66 B ($10.5K), my TR3 ($12.5K)and my 83 XJ-6 ($10.5K) all insured for about $350 Bob
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00011.html (6,103 bytes)

4. Re: Top Removable Frame (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 15:27:55 -0500
That's correct, Bob, 3 hinged tubular bows welded to a vertical plate that slips into the chrome reciever just behind the B post. My '66 has a "stowaway" top and I wouldn't change for
/html/mgs/2004-12/msg00053.html (8,408 bytes)

5. MGC rear end (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 15:53:31 -0500
Hi listers, I have a friend in dire need of an MGC rear end to take the torque of the 6 cylinder he's installing. Please let me know if one is available....I'm in R.I. TIA Bob Stahlbush, pres. Britis
/html/mgs/2004-12/msg00057.html (6,431 bytes)

6. MKI tonneau cover (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 13:05:20 -0400
Hi listers, I'm looking for an original tonneau cover for my 66 B. The upholstery shop lost mine and I need to either pick up a replacement or have one made. I'm looking for the old style with one ce
/html/mgs/2004-09/msg00187.html (6,682 bytes)

7. early MGB tonneau...again (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 12:12:55 -0400
Hi listers, Just to clear up any confusion....the only tonneau covers available from the big 3 have (3) zippers: (1) in the center and (1) each at the rear quarters where the tonneau rail protrudes.
/html/mgs/2004-09/msg00205.html (7,419 bytes)

8. Re: OD Transmission (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 13:02:23 -0400
Not sure, Brian. OD's really need to be taken apart and inspected. ] The D type OD I picked up for my 66 B was perfect. All I had to do was buy new o-rings and seals...although I did replace the bear
/html/mgs/2004-09/msg00247.html (7,038 bytes)

9. Re: Powder coating wire wheels (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 07:45:18 -0400
I sandbasted a set of 15" wires for my TR3 then primed 2 coats and painted them with 2 coats of Moss silver/ grey (220-560. I'm very happy with the results and they can be locally touched up if nece
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00371.html (7,079 bytes)

10. engine tags (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 13:22:51 -0400
Hi listers, Can anyone tell me where I can get a replacement engine tag. I can use a standard stamp in the shop and make one up, but I really wanted one with reverse embossing like the original. TIA
/html/mgs/2004-05/msg00496.html (6,314 bytes)

11. Re: Starter problems in a '66 B (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 15:14:55 -0400
5 years ago, I had the very problem you describe, Max. It happened to me at 8:30 on a Friday night in a remote town. Indeed the starter drive did jam into a buggered up ring gear and no amount of roc
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00268.html (7,534 bytes)

12. Re: MGB engine removal (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 09:44:11 -0500
Have you removed the ring gear from the flywheel, JP?. I'm not sure how much of an advantage you'll get from machining the flywheel. Since there is plenty of surface area to the clutch disc, you may
/html/mgs/2004-02/msg00605.html (7,572 bytes)

13. Re: How to polish lenses (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 13:52:01 -0400
Mequire makes an outstanding product developed for Air Force aircraft canopies. I bought some at Carlisle last year and was amazed after I used it. It's a two-part system with a cleaner and a polish
/html/mgs/2003-06/msg00329.html (7,243 bytes)

14. Re: Overdrive care (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 14:01:32 -0400
Yes.....the oil from the transmission services the OD unit and the lockout switch should automatically disengage the OD unit when in any other gear but 3rd and 4th. Bob Stahlbush /// or try http://w
/html/mgs/2003-06/msg00330.html (7,677 bytes)

15. Re: Best way to clean a fuel tank (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 11:30:53 -0400
Try to get hold of a couple of gallons of muriatic acid ( available at hardware stores). After you pour it in the tank seal all the ports and holes etc. Allow the tank to rest on each side for 10 or
/html/mgs/2003-05/msg00652.html (7,624 bytes)

16. Re: brakes (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 12:04:09 -0500
In my humble opinion: If you're changing the slaves and brake lines, there's no need to remove the brake fluid from the reservoir...just bleed after you're done. The reservoir is sealed in fluid and
/html/mgs/2003-03/msg00204.html (8,308 bytes)

17. Major D type overdrive messup (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 23:14:01 EST
Well listers....I did it. After finally finding an early overdrive tranny for my 66 and rebuilding it to perfection with the help of my list buddies, I did the unthinkable. Yup...I got distracted one
/html/mgs/2003-02/msg00237.html (7,158 bytes)

18. Re: Adding OD to 3-synchro tranny? (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 11:28:07 -0500
The OD tranny is different from the non-od tranny in that the mainshaft (very rare)extends through the od unit. I found a D type OD tranny in a junkyard some time ago. I just rebuilt and swapped ove
/html/mgs/2003-02/msg00354.html (7,156 bytes)

19. Fwd: Major D type overdrive messup (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 07:49:49 -0500
Return-path: <> From: Full-name: Mgbbob Message-ID: <> Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 23:14:01 EST Subject: Major D type overdrive messup To: mgs@auto
/html/mgs/2003-02/msg00376.html (7,474 bytes)

20. Any D type O/D experts out there? (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 08:21:46 -0500
Hi fellow listers, I've got a challenging little problem I'd like to run by you all. I got hold of an engine and O/D tranny for my '66 B a few years ago and installed it last summer. Before I made th
/html/mgs/2003-02/msg00479.html (7,711 bytes)

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