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121. MGA for sale in the Boston area (Natick) (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 01:19:42 -0400
I drive by an auto repair place that often has an MG or two in the lot. This week I saw an MGA with a For Sale sign in the front window. It's a 1961 model and the price on the tag is $12,995. I don't
/html/mgs/2001-07/msg00290.html (6,667 bytes)

122. MGB body shell on eBay (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 01:07:24 -0400
I saw this tonight while browsing: 531 It's a British Motor Heritage body shell for the chrome bumper MGB. If it was for a rub
/html/mgs/2001-07/msg00322.html (6,764 bytes)

123. RE: 6V Battery Source (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 23:17:09 -0400
I picked up a battery carrier clamp from Harbor Freight (; it was only a couple of dollars and makes it easy to pick up the batter
/html/mgs/2001-07/msg01053.html (7,363 bytes)

124. MG/Rover Day at the Museum of Transportation (Brookline, MA) (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2001 15:42:07 -0400
Is anyone going this year? I'll probably be there, but my car is still in Maine getting new sills, etc. More info: --Steve Shoyer (1980 MGB) /// ///
/html/mgs/2001-06/msg00172.html (6,667 bytes)

125. RE: false use of OBie on Ebay (OT) (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2001 23:35:43 -0400
I was checking my server logs once and saw a lot of hits from eBay and other auction sites for a picture of something I had sold a few months earlier, and found that a number of people (including on
/html/mgs/2001-06/msg00702.html (7,395 bytes)

126. RE: I gotta hole in my fender... (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 15:00:58 -0400
There's a splash panel on the inside of the fender behind the front wheel, and if you remove a couple of bolts you can get to the antenna behind the fender. The Moss Motors website has a good diagra
/html/mgs/2001-06/msg00719.html (7,140 bytes)

127. RE: Shock help (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2000 23:04:24 -0500
Can someone point me to the instructions for topping off the shocks? I can't seem to find it in any of my manuals. Thanks. --Steve Shoyer (1980 MGB) Have you ever topped them off? Why not try and see
/html/mgs/2000-12/msg00380.html (8,066 bytes)

128. Peco exhaust paint (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 23:56:45 -0500
I ordered a Peco exhaust system to replace the rusted one on my 1980 MGB. The header arrived, but the muffler and pipes fell out of the box during shipping. The header is a bit scratched up, so while
/html/mgs/2000-11/msg00096.html (7,579 bytes)

129. Easy way to adjust valves alone (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 00:26:56 -0500
I'd like to adjust my valve clearances on my 1980 MGB, but I'd like to know the easiest way to turn the engine. I don't have a helper, or I'd try the "push the car in 4th gear" method. I've seen the
/html/mgs/2000-11/msg00764.html (7,723 bytes)

130. RE: Heat Insulation (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 00:01:56 -0500
I've used Thermo-Tec "High Velocity Exhaust Jackets" to wrap my header. It's a cloth jacket that loosely fits around the pipes. They have other products that are used for heat insulation; one of them
/html/mgs/2000-11/msg00813.html (7,109 bytes)

Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 00:06:16 -0500
If you remove the access panel in the front wheel well (bolted on, but probably rusted), you can install the antenna from the bottom. --Steve (1980 MGB) ... Normally installation is from bottom, but
/html/mgs/2000-11/msg00879.html (6,867 bytes)

132. RE: 78 MGB-4-way Harzards (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 23:02:11 -0400
I had the same thing happen on my 1980 MGB after replacing the main and dash wiring harnesses. It turned out that the wires at the flashers were not marked correctly; swapping them fixed the problem.
/html/mgs/2000-09/msg00299.html (7,751 bytes)

133. RE: Smiths instrument repair (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 00:58:42 -0400
Try Nisonger Automotive ( --Steve Shoyer (1980 MGB) ... name of a shop here in the US that repairs Smiths guages...
/html/mgs/2000-09/msg00834.html (6,901 bytes)

134. RE: Odd assortment of things.... (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 23:00:54 -0400
speed, not gearbox or ideas what might whine linked to above? Check the water pump - if a bearing goes it can whine, and it's speed corresponds to engine speed. --Steve Shoyer (1980 MGB)
/html/mgs/2000-09/msg00964.html (7,016 bytes)

135. RE: Thanks, the Engine is Back In! (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 00:17:45 -0400
On my car (1980 B) that wire goes back to the top position on the right side of the fuse box (see --Steve ...Next up are all of the bits that hang on
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg00068.html (7,569 bytes)

136. RE: Starting Woes - Now Mysterious! (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2000 22:36:17 -0400
Have you tried starting the car with the lights on? When my fuel pump wasn't working, the lights would come on with the ignition. It turned out to be a bad ground connection (the one in the trunk), s
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg00795.html (7,011 bytes)

137. RE: Time for Weber tuning (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2000 22:41:53 -0400
The ISBN for "The Haynes Weber Carburetor Manual" is 1 56392 157 X. The one I've got has a 1995 copyright. It covers lots of Webers (sidedraft, downdraft), SU and Zenith Stromberg. --Steve (1980 MGB)
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg00797.html (7,957 bytes)

138. Stainless steel gas tanks? (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2000 23:19:15 -0400
Are there any stainless steel gas tanks available for a 1980 MGB? I have seen them mentioned in old notes, but I don't see any in the catalogs. I plan to get a new tank, so I want to check on my opti
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg00801.html (6,666 bytes)

139. RE: Where to find POR/Extend/etc. (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2000 00:31:30 -0400
You can order from POR's website at Their starter kits are pretty inexpensive. --Steve (1980 MGB) OK! I give up! Where do I find POR/Extend/PPG DP Primer, etc.? ...
/html/mgs/2000-08/msg01096.html (6,969 bytes)

140. RE: Start but no run! (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2000 23:35:39 -0400
I had something similar on my 80 B, where the radio wouldn't work after the car was started unless you rotated the key a bit in the lock mechanism. Too much rotation would kill the engine. I cleaned
/html/mgs/2000-07/msg00110.html (7,105 bytes)

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