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81. RE: After five months, I drove my car on the road! (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 00:38:36 -0400
OK, I was going to be lazy, but now I'd feel guilty. Any recommendations on a good machine shop around Boston (preferably in the Waltham area)? --Steve (1980 MGB) ...In addition, the head should go t
/html/mgs/2002-10/msg00651.html (7,729 bytes)

82. Removing the head, what else should I buy? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 16:48:18 -0500
Last night I removed everything to get to the point where I can remove the head from my 1980 MGB. I sprayed the nuts with PBlaster, and tonight I will try to finish the job. As long as I'm getting th
/html/mgs/2002-10/msg00884.html (7,370 bytes)

83. RE: To Stripe or not to Stripe (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 12:32:36 -0400
I have some pictures of my RBB with side stripes on my web site,, but if you have a 68 B, you probably want the stripes that go on the upper part of the fenders and door. The Moss
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00055.html (7,577 bytes)

84. RE: Hobby in decline? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 14:07:34 -0400
Here's another vote for the cell phone and fire extinguisher. I used the cell phone when the fire extinguisher didn't put out the fire, and the speedy response of the fire engine saved the rest of th
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00116.html (9,147 bytes)

85. Wiring behind the dashboard of a 1980 MGB (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 17:28:00 -0400
I'm ready to reinstall the dash and try to see if my car will work again, but I'm not sure what to do with two wires. There is a green and a green/white behind the dash, located between the glovebox
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00137.html (7,116 bytes)

86. RE: Wiring behind the dashboard of a 1980 MGB (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2002 01:08:20 -0400
I did some more looking and answered my own question. The green-white wire is actually green-pink (it looks white on the new harness. but my old parts car harnesses look more pink), so the wires are
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00152.html (6,996 bytes)

87. Signs of life (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 02:07:59 -0400
I still have a few things to hook up, but I connected the battery to see my car to see how close I am. The lights seemed to work, except for the hazards and the clock light. The turn signals were a b
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00316.html (7,033 bytes)

88. The engine started and the car moved! (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2002 19:03:13 -0400
I finally got to start the car today! It took a little while, and I was concerned that the oil wasn't showing any pressure after cranking for a while, but after I connected the pressure gauge (duh!),
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00600.html (7,920 bytes)

89. Electrical puzzle - 1980 MGB (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 00:17:31 -0400
I thought I had the lights working OK on my car, but when I was working on it Saturday I noticed that the side, tail, license plate, and reverse lights come on with the ignition switch in the "On" po
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00672.html (7,772 bytes)

90. RE: blinkers (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 22:44:56 -0400
I was working on my blinkers last night. I've replaced my wiring harness twice since owning the car, and both times I followed the wiring diagram, and both times I had to swap the wires around until
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00732.html (7,675 bytes)

91. Remember the discussion of the flammability of brake fluid? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 23:19:33 -0400
Today I think I figured out what caused the fire in my engine compartment back in May. I've got my car running now, and hopefully I won't have to do the head gasket, but that's still a possibility. I
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg01024.html (8,044 bytes)

92. RE: more power (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2002 12:16:43 -0400
If you want to spend a few dollars, a supercharger (like this one is supposed to be nice. Someone was selling some go-fast products on eBay recently; you could
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00299.html (8,165 bytes)

93. Refitting a MGB heater - how? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 02:04:40 -0400
I'm getting close to having all of the parts back in my fire-damaged 1980 MGB. Does anyone have tips for getting the heater into position? Removing it was tough enough, but I'd appreciate some advice
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00425.html (6,800 bytes)

94. RE: Engine dies often (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 23:58:51 -0400
Take a look in the trunk at the common ground point (the license plate frame bolt). A loose or bad connection can shut off the fuel pump, at least momentarily. --Steve Shoyer (1980/79/78 MGB) ...My 8
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00467.html (7,033 bytes)

95. RE: MGB with Chevy 350 (was AGGHHHHHHH!!!!!) (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 23:22:33 -0400
Dunno about clean, but there's --Steve ... does anybody know of where information for a really clean Chevy engine conversion swap into a B might "B" found? ... /
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00500.html (6,864 bytes)

96. RE: What would you drive? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 00:55:20 -0400
I'd start looking for a Jaguar XJ220, but I don't think I'd be allowed to drive it in this country. Maybe a MG-RV8, even though I'd have the same problem, but it might be easier to hide. Actually, I
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg01216.html (8,944 bytes)

97. RE: Acck, Electrical problem, dead short!!!! MGB-GT 1970 (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 22:47:02 -0400
You can try, or Paul's site at I've found both to be helpful. --Steve (1980 MGB) .... Could someone suggest a FAQ for electrical t
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00090.html (7,870 bytes)

98. MG Day in Brookline MA on Sunday 6/9 (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 23:39:40 -0400
Anyone going to MG Day at the Museum of Transportation on Sunday? I'm picking up the parts cars tomorrow, but I don't think I'll have anything to show by Sunday. --Steve (1980 MGB) /// or
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00218.html (6,843 bytes)

99. Parts cars, and insurance (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 23:01:54 -0400
Well, I picked up the parts cars last weekend that I'll use to fix my burned-out car. I rented an auto transport trailer from U-Haul, because these cars weren't really ready to roll on their own, and
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00399.html (10,887 bytes)

100. RE: Parts cars, and insurance (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Shoyer" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 14:36:19 -0400
The wiring "looks" OK, but I agree, it's false economy. My harness was only a few years old, and I'd feel better with a new harness rather than reusing the old one. Then again, I'd like to save the $
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00438.html (8,265 bytes)

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