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41. Re: was Speeding in the UK now ABS (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2000 13:17:15 EST
Ladies and Gentlemen we have a winner! ABS stands for Anti-Bloc System or Anti-Blocker System this is a translation from German. rick
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00406.html (7,162 bytes)

42. Re: Speeding in the UK (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2000 22:28:38 EST
Two misconceptions here. First having the brakes on 100% does not give the shortest possible stopping distance. Locked brakes take longer to stop that brakes that are not quite locked. Secondly, ABS
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00431.html (8,501 bytes)

43. Re: No More Speeding, now airbags (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 22:10:48 EST
OK let's look at your rants in order This is just a guess, but I'll bet that you have never built a race car. Competition belts (the shoulder portion) need to pull straight back from the seat with va
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00547.html (12,834 bytes)

44. Re: Another one bites the dust (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 23:29:01 EST
If my schedule doesn't have me on the road, count me in Rick
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00589.html (7,979 bytes)

45. Re: 4 cars for a perfect garage (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2000 00:32:39 EST
Ok my turn 1. MG TF I don't know why but I love the lines of this car. 2. 67 Austin Healy 3000 MkIII What a sound and the torque to tear wire wheels apart when going around corners. Some people maint
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00720.html (8,763 bytes)

46. Re: Muffling Air Compressor (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 16:02:27 EST
A couple of thoughts here. first, there are anti-viabration pads available from machinery shops that you can put under the compressor feet which will decrease the vibration into the floor. This will
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00835.html (7,628 bytes)

47. Re: ABS experience (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 19:34:07 EST
I would suggest that everyone, whether they have ABS or not, go find a deserted area and find out just what their car will do brakes, emergency lane changes etc. When the fit hits the shan is NOT the
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01083.html (8,076 bytes)

48. Re: ABS experience (still long) (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 15:22:53 EST
OK time for ABS 101 class Wrong, the answer is it can and does know the difference between a stopped car and one that is moving. How does it do this you ask. Simple the system calculates the G force
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01167.html (10,437 bytes)

49. Re: ABS experience (still long) (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 15:52:23 EST
As far as I know no ABS system uses accelerometers. the wheel speed sensor uses a toothed wheel and some type of pickup (magnetic is the most common) A magentic sensor generates a sine wave and the s
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01169.html (8,730 bytes)

50. Re: ABS experience (still long) [still OT] (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 02:53:50 EST
I think I screwed up the address the first time so I am sending this again, if it arrives twice I apologize. OK if anybody doesn't want a course in ABS design and Function hit delete now. <<So, you a
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01221.html (10,399 bytes)

51. Re: Convairs and GT6s (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 21:51:47 EST
in. My first LBC was a 67 MkII Sp**fire (1147 screaming CC's with a factory header!) Let me tell you it did not require brakes and a sharp jerk to get the car to tuck under. A bump or iregularity in
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01266.html (7,356 bytes)

52. Re: ABS experience[still OT] [now offline] (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2000 22:20:03 EST
Max, actually it's much easier than you think. The ABS designers know how much traction is available in the best of times (if a car will pull say 0.80G cornering then this is about what it can be exp
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01267.html (10,489 bytes)

53. Re: Skye and Me (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 01:12:22 EST
So Carl, When you got up this morning did you say to yourself "I feel lucky" Will did ya? I have been where you are right now, and every time I tried to cheap out and not replace the clutch, I wished
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01614.html (7,144 bytes)

54. Re: MGA movie sighting (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 01:15:00 EST
It helps to be young and flexible ;-) Rick
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01615.html (7,799 bytes)

55. Re: No pedal return (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 20:16:26 EST
the Tie the steering wheel off with a rope, SOP for a tow truck. Rick
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg01653.html (7,552 bytes)

56. Re: Movie Car (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 11:07:40 EST
It's been far to many years since I've seen the movie, but as I recall the car is an Alfalfa Tomato. One of them funny Eyetalian cars. Rick
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg00514.html (7,348 bytes)

57. Re: Jack Stand location? (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 13:48:45 EST
Where you put the stands is a combination of what is available and what you are going to work on. For instance if you are going to work on the suspension, you would not put the jack stand under the l
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg00725.html (7,914 bytes)

58. Re: Fw: Going to look at a '71 B tomorrow (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 13:34:41 EST
Can I toss in my $.02 here? Lets say you have a car that has 185/75/14 (just to pick a size) if you go to a 195/65/15 the tyre will have the same diameter. This is called plus one (One inch larger ri
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg00787.html (13,286 bytes)

59. Re: Fw: Going to look at a '71 B tomorrow (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 21:43:46 EST
Whoa! back up the bus there Sparky! The temp in Fahrenheit is 75, I'm no where near that. While I may be getting older I refuse to grow up. BTW my BD is in December but not until the 23rd. Rick
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg00802.html (8,282 bytes)

60. Re: How much should I pay for a used O/D Trans? (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 22:36:08 EST
Actually aren't there 4 different OD transmissions? 3 main crashbox 5 main crashbox full syncro LD (68-74) full syncro LH 75 -> Admittedly the only difference between the two crashboxes are the input
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg00899.html (8,236 bytes)

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