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241. Re: Returned mail: User unknown (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 26 Jan 1996 09:20:43 -0600
In <>, Mail Delivery Subsystem
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00655.html (8,843 bytes)

242. Re: Unleaded fuel and valves (was: F experiences, for some odd (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 29 Jan 1996 09:14:00 -0600
Be aware that you can get a rebuilt head, no exchange, with hardened seats and stainless exhaust valves, for $365 from an outfit in Oregon (advertises in Hemmings). I have one, it's fine. They get th
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00700.html (8,401 bytes)

243. Re: MGB Transmission buying questions. (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 29 Jan 1996 08:47:17 -0600
Once again. The ONLY time you need a different driveshaft is for early cars with D type ODs. lockout >switch that works this prevents O/D from being selected in first and second Actually, it ain't th
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00706.html (7,615 bytes)

244. Rocker rattle (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 04 Dec 1995 10:28:08 -0600
You can get a set of lifters for about $35. Note that the success of this replacment will depend heavily on the state of your cam. If the cam is not in good shape, the rattle will come back fairly qu
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00049.html (7,926 bytes)

245. Re: My car must be male (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 18 Dec 1995 17:40:41 -0600
Points well taken...I'd just add that if you do take care of it, it goes to work every day despite all the grumbling..... That being said, I'm off next week. Bah, Humbug! to all and let's hope that n
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00422.html (7,866 bytes)

246. Re: Redi-Strip (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 07 Nov 1995 16:46:28 -0600
They will clean your car of all the goober and rust and such and return it to you in a pristine condition (wihout warped panels) for a reasonable amount of money. The however is that every nook and c
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00157.html (7,676 bytes)

247. Re: Redi-Strip (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 07 Nov 1995 18:57:09 -0600
In <>, BLECKSTEIN@SHELL.MONMOUTH.COM I believe that the process is more appropriate for the square-riggers in that one usually removes fenders, doors and the l
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00161.html (7,779 bytes)

248. Re: Austim Princes (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 08 Nov 1995 09:34:56 -0600
These cars were essentially hand-built by Austin to provide a limo-type car for much less than a Roller or Bentley. They came in a number of configurations. Engines were usually an Austin 6, but some
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00168.html (7,440 bytes)

249. Re: MGB Swivel hub bushing. (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 09 Nov 1995 09:47:33 -0600
In <>, The stepped reamer is more or less self-aligning and is the correct tool to be used in this case. It can be used on both ne
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00192.html (8,031 bytes)

250. Re: Air injectors and performance (WAS: MGB '69 better than '67?) (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 16 Nov 1995 09:40:55 -0600
A bit off the subject, but still the same thread.... Someone recently commented that the air-injected heads were _stronger_ because of the cast-in bosses. Sorry, not my experience, nor that of many o
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00335.html (8,279 bytes)

251. Re: Speedometer error..... (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 21 Nov 1995 12:59:00 -0600
Ya gotta have them for LH OD's. The output from the tranny is crammed right up against the tunnel, and you can't even get the right angle on unless the rear of the tranny is dropped down. Been there,
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00477.html (7,656 bytes)

252. Re: Wire Knock-Off Wheels (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 21 Nov 1995 14:10:27 -0600
Welcome to the Court of Last Resort. I used this method to loosen taper-fit hubs on an Aston Martin. It was suggested by (the late) Harold, who claimed he did it all the time in the 20's and 30's. Lo
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00479.html (7,582 bytes)

253. Re: Heel & Toe (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 22 Nov 1995 12:01:22 -0600
Well, first, the 66 has synchro in all but first gear, so the opportunities for "heel and toe" will be very limited. It is rare that one has to drop into first while on the fly. The concept is also k
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00501.html (10,153 bytes)

254. Re: MGB cam alignment (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 24 Nov 1995 11:15:16 -0600
Hmmm. Having done this fairly recently, I am unaware of the discrepancy of which you speak. The cam sprocket and crank sproket are unambiguously aligned when the dots that are on their respective edg
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00536.html (7,524 bytes)

255. Re: Backup light switch needed (and stupid 1st run story) (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 28 Nov 1995 09:02:38 -0600
One of the perennial favourites. The PoD (Prince of....) backup light switch has a STEEL button bedded in an ALUMINIUM case. There is this thing called electrolytic corrosion? And the ally turns to p
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00593.html (7,329 bytes)

256. Re: Idle Speed (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 28 Nov 1995 09:33:59 -0600
Run, do not walk to your friendly local bookshop and get a copy of Hemmings Motor News. They ahve dozens of pages of MG relevant vendors and services listed. Or check out the Monstor Vendor list on t
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00594.html (7,530 bytes)

257. Re: Gasket sealents (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 23 Oct 1995 08:41:38 -0500
Sealants are unnnecessary and even ill-advised on the intake/exhaust manifolds. However, it is mandatory that the manifold surfaces and seating surface on the head be very clean and flat. If they are
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00345.html (7,177 bytes)

258. Re: OD Transmissions (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 23 Oct 1995 12:41:33 -0500
The key is laying hands on a suitable OD tranny. It is not cost-effective to convert a non-OD tranny to OD. I believe that by 1969 B's were equipped with the all-synchro tranny. In that event, the co
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00351.html (7,514 bytes)

259. Re: Net advice on car polish sought- Dri Wash 'N Guard - X-post (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 24 Oct 1995 08:38:10 -0500
It is almost impossible not to bump into someone selling this kind of product. It is certainly peddled ubiquitously on the Net. However, I wouldn't use it. Dust and road dirt is little rocks. If you
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00377.html (8,203 bytes)

260. Re: Body Restoration (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 25 Oct 1995 08:54:42 -0500
Plastic or shell media blasting. Absent that, hand grubbing. Gas is more flexible, but requires true artistry. A chimpanzee can learn to do reasonable MIG in about an hour. Since the latter is about
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00414.html (7,727 bytes)

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