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181. Amount of coolant required (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 1999 14:18:07 -0400
Early models - 9.5 Imp pints (5.4 litres, 11.4 US pints)* 18V engines, GHN5 and GHD5 from model No 410002 - 11.5 Imp pints (6.6 litres, 13.8 US pints)* 18V engines 1976 to 1978 - 10 Imp pints (5.6 li
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg01339.html (6,958 bytes)

182. Re: 303 (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Mon, 06 Sep 1999 22:30:24 -0400
I haven't seen it in stores, but they sell it directly on their web site ( I requested a sample and they sent it out; I haven't tried it yet. They have a retailer locator on thei
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00256.html (6,844 bytes)

183. Water pump pulley (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 1999 22:56:56 -0400
I have the new water pump in the car. Now all I need to do is get the old pulleys off the old water pump and put it on the new water pump. The bolts have been soaking in PB Blaster for a couple of da
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00092.html (6,732 bytes)

184. RE: Purple pink ignition cable (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 1999 21:42:38 -0400
On my 80 MGB the purple pink wire screws in to the bottom of the ignition key assembly on the same side as (and just below) the other electrical connectors (the soldered wires). I think that some rep
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00708.html (7,342 bytes)

185. Steering wheel replacement (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 1999 23:56:43 -0400
I bought a new steering wheel for my 1980 MGB. It's an RV8-style wheel, and it's supposed to have the right hub for the later B's, but it's got a horn switch (mine doesn't) and the hub seems differen
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00958.html (6,650 bytes)

186. Transmission noise (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 01:20:41 -0400
Another question: I replaced the oil in my transmission (drained the Amsoil synthetic 20W50, replaced with Castrol GTX 20W50) a couple of weeks ago, and I started noticing a new clunking when I shift
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00962.html (6,418 bytes)

187. Re: possible charging problem (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 1999 19:51:13 -0400
On my 80 B, there are two line fuses near the fuse box. One (brown wires) controls the hazard lights, and the other (slate - slate/purple) is for the running-on valve. The radiator fans operate throu
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg00238.html (6,803 bytes)

188. Re: Wiring connectors (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 00:05:31 -0400
Try British Wiring, (708) 481-9050. They should have the pin and socket terminals you need. --Steve
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg01160.html (6,759 bytes)

189. New noise - is it the water pump? (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 1999 23:14:31 -0400
I was driving my 1980 MGB tonight and noticed a new noise, kind of an occasional rumble. It seemed to vibrate through the gearshift lever, so I was able to feel it as well as hear it. It got louder,
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg01644.html (7,336 bytes)

190. Re: blue wireing harness tape (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 1999 00:08:24 -0400
Moss sells it; P/N 162-030. $4.25 a roll. --Steve
/html/mgs/1999-06/msg00256.html (6,702 bytes)

191. MG Day on Sunday 6/13 in Brookline MA (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 1999 00:57:42 -0400
Is anyone planning on going to MG Day this weekend? It's at the Museum of Transportation in Brookline, MA ( I'm hoping to take my car and not get as many laughs as I did last year
/html/mgs/1999-06/msg00382.html (6,905 bytes)

192. RE: Question about John Twist's 'De-Toxing' (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 00:40:44 -0400
TCSA is the Transmission Control Spark Advance switch. It's a switch that only lets the vacuum advance work when you're in fourth (I think). If you've got the Bentley manual for the 75-80 MGB, look a
/html/mgs/1999-06/msg01009.html (7,122 bytes)

193. Carb swap questions (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 00:45:25 -0400
I'm buying a pair of HIF4 carbs (AUD 550F). The story is that they were rebuilt 10 years ago but never installed and have just been sitting around. I have a 1980 B with a Weber DGV. The questions: 1)
/html/mgs/1999-05/msg00912.html (6,881 bytes)

194. Re: FW: Video - MGB Service Guide (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 1999 00:08:50 -0400
I have the same video and found it helpful. It gave me an idea of what was where and how to do the little stuff, which gave me the confidence to continue to larger tasks on the car. Because it was fa
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg00229.html (7,639 bytes)

195. Fuel vapor tank in trunk (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:16:34 -0400
The fuel vapor tank in my trunk is not attached to the side of the car anymore. Can someone tell me how it's supposed to be oriented (which side is up, which side goes against the fender) and which v
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01669.html (6,586 bytes)

196. 1980 B getting 12V at coil? (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 15:08:55 -0500
I replaced my stock coil with the Lucas sport coil, and I wanted to bypass the resistive cable to get full voltage at the coil. When I measured the voltage at the coil with the car running, I got rou
/html/mgs/1999-03/msg00781.html (6,991 bytes)

197. Re: Wind protection was RE: Visors (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 22:39:54 -0500
I've seen ads for in MG newsletters. They have two products; a Wind Baffle ($249 US) or a Gust Grabber ($149 US). Looking at the pictures of the Gust Grabber makes me want t
/html/mgs/1999-03/msg01762.html (7,566 bytes)

198. Captive nuts (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 22:47:19 -0500
While replacing the splash panel on my car, I snapped the heads off the bolts holding them in place. I tried to drill out the old bolts but was not successful, so I drilled new holes (the new splash
/html/mgs/1999-03/msg01763.html (6,504 bytes)

199. 1980 MGB LE raffle (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 07:41:19 -0500
I saw an ad in Hemmings Motor News this month for a raffle to benefit the Pine Cobble School in western MA. 3000 tickets will be sold. They cost $25, 5 for $100, and you can win a 1980 MGB LE with ab
/html/mgs/1999-02/msg00178.html (6,488 bytes)

200. Buying books from with a charitable donation (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 1999 20:38:40 -0500
If anyone is going to be buying MGB books from, consider going to first. This site has an arrangement with various vendors (including Amazon, eToys, J. Crew, and a few
/html/mgs/1999-01/msg00364.html (6,770 bytes)

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