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241. Price for NOS ignition switch for 1980 MGB (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 1998 23:59:59 -0400
Does anyone know what a good price would be for a Lucas NOS ignition switch for my 1980 MGB? I saw one at a car show that I think was correct, but the seller was asking $140, which seemed high. Any r
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01436.html (6,710 bytes)

242. Electrical help with 1980 MGB (score: 1)
Author: Steve Shoyer <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 00:36:12 -0400
I bought a 1980 MGB a couple of months ago. It's gone through a number of modifications (Weber DGV, manual choke, emissions equipment removal, etc.) which will take some time to figure out, but for n
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg01419.html (8,617 bytes)

243. RE: Temp gauge and voltage stabilizer questions (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 14:15:50 -0400
I was guessing the addition of the noise supression capacitor to the voltage regulator, but I haven't looked behing my dash in a while so I'm not sure if that was a stock item. --Steve (1980 MGB)
/html/mgs/2006-04/msg00035.html (7,992 bytes)

244. Still working on the rear springs (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 15:26:45 -0400
I've gotten the U-bolts off, and now I'm working on the front bolts. The nots are off on both sides. One bolt turns but will not skid out (yes, I've hit it with a hammer, repeatedly). The other side
/html/mgs/2006-04/msg00039.html (7,119 bytes)

245. RE: Still working on the rear springs (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 01:41:44 -0400
I used the nut buster to remove the nut, but the bolt is frozen. I had started to use a Dremel cut-off disk to cut off the end of the bolt, but I think I really want to cut the bolt between the sprin
/html/mgs/2006-04/msg00047.html (8,010 bytes)

246. RE: Halogen Instrument Bulbs (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 00:34:27 -0400
Dave, take a look at Little British Car Co's website: Jeff's got a pretty good selection of halogen bulbs for instrument panels. I haven't tried them myself, but I've heard th
/html/mgs/2006-04/msg00071.html (6,921 bytes)

247. RE: my new daily driver (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 13:51:14 -0400
Paul, if you go to, they have an auto advisor in their "Actual Car Information" section that will suggest some possibilities after asking a number of questions about your preferences.
/html/mgs/2006-04/msg00274.html (8,021 bytes)

248. Final question on rear springs (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 10:59:43 -0400
After much delay, the rear springs are finally on the car. One side looks fine, but on the other side the ridge on the spring locating plate won't quite line up to sit flush on the axle. It's too far
/html/mgs/2006-05/msg00039.html (6,968 bytes)

249. Done with the brakes and springs (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 12:12:22 -0400
I tried to keep track of the time I spent on the brakes and rear springs. It took about 10 hours for the brakes and 15 hours for the springs. Most of the time was spent dealing with all the rust in t
/html/mgs/2006-05/msg00076.html (7,161 bytes)

250. RE: Key Question (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 09:38:50 -0400
You can try Pete Groh, Blanks are also available through Moss Motors amd other sources. --Steve (1980 MGB) Can someone help me out with keys. I've tried the usual place
/html/mgs/2006-05/msg00111.html (7,409 bytes)

251. RE: LH Overdrive help needed (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 18:00:21 -0400
My 1980 North American model only allows OD in 4th (at least it would if I reconnected the switch). --Steve (1980 MGB) -- Original Message --
/html/mgs/2006-05/msg00222.html (7,649 bytes)

252. Broken starter solenoid post (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 02:28:52 -0400
The post where the brown wires connect to the starter solenoid broke a while ago, so it is now too short for two nuts to hold the wires in place, and there's one nut holding the wires loosly. This is
/html/mgs/2006-06/msg00202.html (6,587 bytes)

253. RE: Front suspension fun (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 00:45:56 -0400
Dan, I also had trouble with the trunion pin when I worked on my front suspension. Lots of heat from a torch finally broke it free. --Steve (1980 MGB) ________________________________ Trunnion pin (o
/html/mgs/2006-07/msg00022.html (6,777 bytes)

254. Fuel line from tank to pump - RBB MGB (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 00:38:57 -0400
Does anyone know the correct specs for the fuel line between the tank and the fuel pump? The line on my 1980 MGB split today right at the fuel pump connection. The car died at one point on a twisty r
/html/mgs/2006-07/msg00356.html (7,523 bytes)

255. RE: Fuel line from tank to pump - RBB MGB (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 10:18:30 -0400
I had taken my car in for some work about a year ago and I thought they had cleaned out the line from the adsorbtion canister to the vapor canister in the trunk, but I guess not. I had rebuilt the ad
/html/mgs/2006-07/msg00363.html (7,464 bytes)

256. RE: Dual carb conversion question -- correct fuel hookup? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 10:03:45 -0400
Keith, there should be a tube with two inputs (from the carb vents) and one output (the adsorbtion cannister on the other side of the engine compartment). You can see how mine is set up at http://www
/html/mgs/2006-07/msg00374.html (8,189 bytes)

257. RE: MG Pricing (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 20:41:37 -0400
I'll agree with Don on one thing - if someone just wants a little convertible, the Miata is an easier way to go. If Robert's friend is interested in an MGB, I'd suggest that they keep looking for a b
/html/mgs/2006-08/msg00074.html (7,589 bytes)

258. RE: Turn Signal Flasher (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 21:44:46 -0400
I believe that the flasher module is mounted to the firewall under the glovebox. You might want to switch the hazard switch on and off a few times, as the power for the turn signals goes through the
/html/mgs/2006-08/msg00154.html (6,858 bytes)

259. RE: Help with MGB purchase (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 11:45:24 -0400
I'd suggest that your friend look at some of the "how to buy an MGB" sections on various websites. There's or, and
/html/mgs/2006-08/msg00365.html (7,787 bytes)

260. RE: Good book for a newbie? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 00:43:14 -0400
I've got the "Expert Guide to MGB and MGB GT Problems" book; it's OK, although the Bentley reprint will be more useful over time. I'd suggest the "MGB Restoration Manual" by Lindsay Porter if you're
/html/mgs/2006-09/msg00151.html (7,272 bytes)

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