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101. Re: tach question, plus more (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 10:43:26 EDT
One of Murphy's laws is: "If you have the spare with you AND the tool(s) to install it, this item will not be the cause of your breakdown" Usually I carry points, condenser, plugs, LT lead (the littl
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00122.html (8,326 bytes)

102. Re: tach question, plus more (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 23:13:02 EDT
For towing MG's road bikes work better to the better aerodynamics. :-) Rick
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00161.html (7,414 bytes)

103. Re: [mgs] altenators (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 1999 11:59:04 EDT
the Let me toss in a little more on this subject. The battery acts as a ballast in the electrical system, in other words it works like an electrical "shock absorber" to smooth out electrical spikes.
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00177.html (7,825 bytes)

104. Re: [mgs] altenators (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 5 Sep 1999 14:56:05 EDT
I guess I did not make myself clear here. I was speaking about pulling off the cable the battery with the engine RUNNING. Engine off there is no big deal as far as the alternator is concerned. Howeve
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00196.html (7,436 bytes)

105. OT Movie Bowfinger (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 1999 23:41:11 EDT
I went to see the movie Bowfinger last night. Steve Martin plays a down on his luck movie producer / con man. On the walls of his office are posters of his various movies. On poster kept showing up i
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00332.html (6,634 bytes)

106. Re: Front caliper mounting (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 1999 23:39:37 EDT
If you are going to mix them then save yourself the effort of buying the Loc-tite and just throw that money into the trash can instead. Same net result less time invested. :-) Loc-tite is glue, glue
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00399.html (8,328 bytes)

107. Re: Trying to keep calm.. way OT, a rhetorical rant even. (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 01:03:26 EDT
me Neil, Let me tell you about my worst experience with the John Law. January 1994 7 days after the Northridge earthquake I had to travel to the Washington, DC area on business. My house had sustaine
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00488.html (11,233 bytes)

108. Re: Trying to keep calm.. way OT, a rhetorical rant even. (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 19:03:03 EDT
don't get me wrong here I had no beef with the cite for 20 over. I was wrong. No way did I think it was right for me and not for other people. I made a mistake based on what I had observed. Because
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00546.html (9,545 bytes)

109. Re: Dangerous Precedent in the UK (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 1999 21:44:24 EDT
Europe has a tremendous car theft problem. When cars over there get stolen and go east (into the old Soviet Union) they are gone and not to be returned. The theft problem got so bad that insurance Co
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg01276.html (10,045 bytes)

110. Re: Dangerous Precedent in the UK (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 1999 19:20:06 EDT
It's pretty much the same thing with the MY00 cars I play with except I also carry a laptop running NT, a special diagnostic program, a serial comunication interface (to the car) then all I need is a
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg01298.html (8,599 bytes)

111. Re: Dangerous Precedent in the UK (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 1999 18:28:06 EDT
No the car is WAY more reliable than NT it's just that I need an NT equiped computer to run the diagnostic program so that I can talk to the car and ask where it hurts. You should see what happens if
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg01356.html (8,066 bytes)

112. Re: starting problem (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 1999 19:08:26 EDT
So does your MG have some type of water injection? Why would you spray starting fluid into the radiator? In any event if your plugs are wet you have too much gas going in the cylinders. Starting flui
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg01360.html (7,917 bytes)

113. Re: Driving on a slipping clutch (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 11:57:43 EDT
If I can toss in a few extra points that I have learned from experience. (Do you know the problem with having experience as a teacher? You get the punishment before you get the lesson.) Always replac
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg01525.html (8,512 bytes)

114. shipping (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 17:38:58 EDT
Call a trucking company and tell them you are shipping "Used Junk Auto Parts", the rate is about 1/4 of what the "Auto Parts" rate is. go figgure. I discovered this this wrinkle when I worked for an
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg01540.html (6,435 bytes)

115. Re: MGA surge/overflow tank (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 1999 14:24:49 EDT
Yes, the fluid always goes back into the rad. when the engine cools. The reason for this is the pressure cap is on the overflow tank, the original rad cap is replaced with a flat cap off Austin Amer
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00011.html (6,562 bytes)

116. Re: Fuel tank (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 1999 15:01:21 EDT
Two more words and two letters: Do it M T Rick
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00013.html (6,689 bytes)

117. Re: DeLorean Info. (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 1999 15:26:12 EDT
Just a couple of notes about buying a snow blower (DeLorean) :-) The cams of this engine are prone to poor oiling and this causes them to go flat. If you hear valve noise Run don't walk to get away.
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00016.html (8,183 bytes)

118. Re: Where can I get a Brake Drum puller? (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 1999 22:47:09 EDT
I used to use a drum puller on rear drums but never had to on fronts (course I've never done a brake job on the front of a T series either) If you take off the nut and washer holding the outer wheel
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00089.html (6,924 bytes)

119. Re: spark plugs (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 1999 20:22:48 EDT
I agree with what you are saying about electrical theory, however, OE car makers are going to multiple electrode plugs. And don't forget that car makers employ lots of engineers that get paid lots of
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00149.html (8,339 bytes)

120. Re: my MG is trying to tell me sumpin' (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 10:59:46 EDT
Sounds like a loose connection somewhere or perhaps a voltage drop perhaps at the solenoid. Remember the problem happened after a hot soak so it seems to be heat related that makes me think under the
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00419.html (7,159 bytes)

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