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21. Re: MGA battery holders & welding (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2000 23:44:30 EST
Liquid gas does not burn, gas vapor does burn and can explode. Draining the gas tank and leaving off the cap off would present an very dangerous situation. Just remove the tank and lines and put the
/html/mgs/2000-03/msg01271.html (7,887 bytes)

22. Re: Side Cover etc (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2000 10:44:25 EST
No, Neil it's not a crock. The mesh acts as an oil air separator and as a flame arrestor. If the mesh were to get most or completely blocked, the blow by would force itself out through the seals on t
/html/mgs/2000-03/msg01411.html (7,452 bytes)

23. Re: MGA movie sighting (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 02:06:34 EST
I reply with my tongue planted firmly in my cheek! Experts recommend that the glovebox remain closed during such high speed maneuvers. In the event that the glove box is not closed and a high heel is
/html/mgs/2000-02/msg00059.html (8,346 bytes)

24. Re: can't remove the brake piston (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 02:14:21 EST
pistons to Allen, The only corection I would make to your very correct statements is that I would change the word most to ALL. This comes from 30+ years of working on cars as a technician and now an
/html/mgs/2000-02/msg00060.html (8,674 bytes)

25. Re: Battery Size information needed. HELP! (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2000 01:27:37 EST
If you do not have a battery hold down that secures the battery in a fixed position you run a great risk. Hit a bump and the battery can be thrown upward. If the non-grounded terminal contacts the bo
/html/mgs/2000-02/msg00212.html (9,676 bytes)

26. Re: Battery Size information needed. HELP! (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2000 23:30:38 EST
I have always used a hold down on my LBC's, and needless to say have never had a problem. However once I bought a used Volvo. The first night I had the car I was doing a tune up and usual stuff to a
/html/mgs/2000-02/msg00244.html (9,435 bytes)

27. Re: emissions and my future as an LBC hobbyist (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2000 00:08:42 EST
you say that the car failed for high hydrocarbons. Can you give us the other reading off the test? In particular the CO readings. High hydrocarbons can be caused by either a rich or a lean condition
/html/mgs/2000-02/msg00508.html (8,498 bytes)

28. Re: Brake light switches AND fluid problems (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 01:29:14 EST
I was in the parts business when silicone fluid first came out (early 80's) One of the concerns then was that air bubbles took longer to rise to the surface and "pop" leading to a possibility of dif
/html/mgs/2000-02/msg00862.html (10,881 bytes)

29. Re: No Flames Please (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 23:31:04 EST
It's been a whole lot of years since I had my head under the hood of a toadster, but as I recall the carbs were Hitachi knock offs of SU's. Does your car have evap canister (charoal canister?) If the
/html/mgs/2000-02/msg00957.html (8,101 bytes)

30. Re: garage design (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2000 17:17:50 EST
Yeah I've got a couple of ideas. As mentioned in another post deep is good as you can sideways park an LBC in the front of the garage. (I have a friend that did this with a Mini in the front of his p
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00062.html (8,063 bytes)

31. Re: Rebuilding the engine on my '78B (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2000 20:42:32 EST
Not only yes but hell yes, to not replace it would be foolish. The side covers are leakers and can use some type of sealant. Gasketcinch on the waterpump gasket can make removal easier later on. I wo
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00072.html (9,376 bytes)

32. Re: Garage (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 22:06:07 EST
My father was in charge of many large building during his construction career. He used to have a saying "concrete is cheap" meaning that you can make a buiding 20% larger at time of constuction for a
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00110.html (7,251 bytes)

33. Re: No More Speeding in the UK? (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 20:37:37 EST
In the real world air bags do save lives. Over 1200 in an article I read last year. One thing you must understand is that they are not I repeat not a replacement for seat belts they are for use in a
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00253.html (10,189 bytes)

34. Re: No More Speeding in the UK?-Reply (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 20:55:40 EST
My daily driver has a GPS navagation system and the error I'm told is closer to 100 yards when the sytem is crunching raw data. However the onboard computer compares the raw position to the road map
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00255.html (9,572 bytes)

35. Re: No More Speeding, now airbags (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 00:01:39 EST
move? Having driven race cars on the street, I can tell you that after a while, climbing over the side anti-intrusion bars gets a little old. While I don't know the reason behind race belts being ill
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00299.html (8,135 bytes)

36. Re: wierd problem (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 22:24:24 EST
I saw this once before (not on an LBC) where a bulb was shorted internally and caused a fuse to blow, not very common, but can happen Rick Ewald new
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00341.html (7,258 bytes)

37. Re: Midgets and Sprites (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 22:44:49 EST
Which MGB? A properly built 1275 should smoke a late RB B. Don't forget that the Spridget weighs less than the B. Flame suit on Rick Ewald
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00342.html (7,967 bytes)

38. was Speeding in the UK now ABS (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2000 00:09:11 EST
Decreased stopping distance is not design function of ABS. What ABS is designed to do is to prevent the wheels from locking (this is why they call it ABS not shorter stopping thingy:-) The second des
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00386.html (10,158 bytes)

39. Re: was Speeding in the UK now ABS (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2000 00:33:47 EST
Nah too easy, close but no cigar Rick
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00388.html (7,094 bytes)

40. Re: Alcohol and driving (long) (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2000 13:11:03 EST
This person is correct that you can do all of these things with alcohol, but it takes more energy to make alcohol than you get out of it. So unless you have a still that runs on air this would be a n
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00405.html (7,003 bytes)

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