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101. Re: HIF4 needles (was Weber question) (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 16:08:38 -0400
I am planning to replace the ABD jet needles in the HIF4 setup in my 1980 MGB with AAA needles. I called Joe Curto and was told that the AAA needles are the typical ones to use with K&N air filters.
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00051.html (7,107 bytes)

102. Is brake fluid flammable (or: why did my car burn?) (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 02:51:37 -0400
I was driving today and at one point I stepped on the brakes pretty firmly. The pedal acted normally for a moment, then sunk to the floor. I tried pumping, but there was no pressure. I saw some steam
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00605.html (9,751 bytes)

103. RE: carpet (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 03:04:13 -0400
That's the original carpet pattern. From 1977 on, if the car had the beige (or equivalent)interior, the floor and sill carpets were black and the rear carpets were beige. My 1980 MGB has the beige in
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00656.html (7,732 bytes)

104. RE: Is brake fluid flammable (or: why did my car burn?) (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 03:34:32 -0400
In response to Skye's note, I guess it could have been an electrical fire, but there was no warning of popping/crackling or the burning insulation smell. Just the smoke right after the brakes went, f
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00657.html (9,525 bytes)

105. Book value on 1980 MGB? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 16:35:30 -0400
Any idea what the car would be worth? It's mostly rust-free (new sills/fenders), with OD. KBB and Edmunds don't go back that far on their web sites. Thanks. --Steve (1980 MGB) /// or try http://www.t
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00672.html (6,719 bytes)

106. RE: Paint Codes (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 07:39:38 -0400
I think you want ... site with the paint code and corresponding paint numbers for the various paint manufactures.... /// or try
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00757.html (6,886 bytes)

107. RE: British Car Week report (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 13:48:30 -0400
Well, my car is still pretty ashen from the fire, but I'm checking out a 1979 MGB tonight as a parts car (it itself comes with a 1978 parts car). With any luck I should have the car running in a few
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg01103.html (8,165 bytes)

108. Does everyone feel silly when they buy more cars (that don't (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 00:59:18 -0400
So I went to look at the parts cars this afternoon, and I wound up buying them. I still need to figure out how to get them home, but I should have enough decent parts to get my car going again. The 1
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg01111.html (7,565 bytes)

109. RE: Looking for a wire source..... (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 02:54:51 -0400
Try British Wiring, --Steve (1980 MGB) I know they must exist, but I am having a hard time finding wire to to fix problems that come up... /// or try
/html/mgs/2002-04/msg00641.html (7,362 bytes)

110. RE: Dual SUs on a '77 B (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 01:02:27 -0500
I also did this conversion on my '80 MGB, going from a Weber DGV to dual HIF4's. I wound up using the conical K&N air filters, along with thinner spacer blocks and shorter mounting studs for the carb
/html/mgs/2002-03/msg00126.html (8,015 bytes)

111. RE: Reg. & Insp info needed - Mass. Area (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 09:57:53 -0500
I have a 1980 MGB and it is exempt from emissions testing in MA. 1983 is the cutoff; you can check out for more details. The car still n
/html/mgs/2002-03/msg00367.html (7,483 bytes)

112. Re: Breather on Engine Cover (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 17:22:22 -0500
I've seen it done three different ways. I bought my car with a Weber installed, and the PO had placed a short K&N filter on the end of the breather tube. This didn't do much. I connected a tube (heat
/html/mgs/2001-12/msg00223.html (7,107 bytes)

113. RE: advice wanted re parts car (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2001 17:40:49 -0500
I'd say that it depends on how cheap it is and the parts you might want from it. If you have the room and it's pretty cheap, it's probably worth it. Then again, you might be tempted to get it running
/html/mgs/2001-11/msg00492.html (7,391 bytes)

114. Hood (bonnet) release cable backup? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 15:29:36 -0500
I replaced the hood release cable on my 1980 MGB yesterday. While I was doing it, I remembered some discussion suggesting the addition of a nylon cable tie so there would be something to grab if the
/html/mgs/2001-11/msg00554.html (6,904 bytes)

115. RE: Has anyone ever seen a gas tank holed this way? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2001 23:45:36 -0400
Maybe someone used it with a fuel injection system and needed a hole for the return line? --Steve --Original Message-- Has anyone seen damage like this before?
/html/mgs/2001-10/msg00133.html (7,137 bytes)

116. RE: wierd electrical problem solved...word to the wise! (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 19:37:43 -0400
You can check out Moss parts 473-238, 473-185, and 473-115 for the bolts, clamp and pad to hold down the battery (different parts if you have two batteries). I got them and they do the job. --Steve S
/html/mgs/2001-10/msg00639.html (7,519 bytes)

117. Replacement clock parts for 1980 MGB? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2001 22:00:01 -0400
Does anyone know of a small, battery-operated clock that I can use to replace the internal mechanism of the clock in my 1980 MGB? I've been told that the clock draws a lot of power and could be the c
/html/mgs/2001-08/msg00109.html (7,163 bytes)

118. Performance meters (Gtech/Pro etc.) (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 17:19:44 -0400
Does anyone have an opinion on performance meters, like the Gtech/Pro ( Someone asked me what I wanted for my birthday, and it sounded like a nice toy, but only if they're worthwhil
/html/mgs/2001-08/msg00328.html (7,492 bytes)

119. Sill replacement photos (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 02:41:10 -0400
I added a new page to my web site with some pictures of the sill replacement my car just went through. If anyone is thinking of having it done, or if you just want to laugh at me for buying a car wit
/html/mgs/2001-08/msg00338.html (6,713 bytes)

120. RE: Fuel tank cleaning/coating (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 13:17:53 -0400
Eastwood sells a gas tank kit: [demime 0.97c removed an attachment of type application/ms-tnef which had a name of winmail.dat] /// /// mailing list /// (
/html/mgs/2001-08/msg00355.html (6,909 bytes)

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