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301. Early/late LH OD speedo ratios (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 04 May 1995 10:03:50 -0500
Continuation of a thread on the difference between speedo drives of LH The ratio of an earlier (black label) LH OD is 21:8 or 2.625. The ratio of a late (blue label) LH OD is 20:6 or 3.333. From what
/html/mgs/1995-05/msg00052.html (7,159 bytes)

302. Re: SU vs Weber (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 05 May 1995 09:39:40 -0500
When I got my sled ('73B) the engine was essentially stock, altho it had been worked on (0.040 overbore). The idle would not go below 1500 and the engine would not go above 4000. It had a flat spot n
/html/mgs/1995-05/msg00072.html (8,121 bytes)

303. Re: SU vs Weber (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 10 May 1995 10:15:41 -0500
No, I kill you. BANG. Yeah, I messed with this for quite some time. The Colortune instructions imply that you ought to start with a yellow, then move barely blue. What actually happened was that I se
/html/mgs/1995-05/msg00138.html (8,723 bytes)

304. Re: front end mgb (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 23 May 1995 10:14:04 -0500
Your splines are worn. This comes from (a) inadequate lubrication of the splines and (b) not having the hubs knocked on tight enough. Chances are both the wheel and hub splines are worn. If you ever
/html/mgs/1995-05/msg00367.html (8,417 bytes)

305. Re: MGA Right-Angle Speedometer Drive (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 23 May 1995 13:38:41 -0500
In <MS-MAILG-3.00-Note-lennox-WSM-0801237197>, WAN!LIIS! On my '58 MGA it is not necessary. The speedo drive comes out of the tranny at a forward angle and the cable attaches di
/html/mgs/1995-05/msg00376.html (7,215 bytes)

306. Re: Vibrations caused by U-Joints (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 24 May 1995 16:30:50 -0500
U-joint vibrations generally depend on road speed and not RPM. The easiest way to find out if it really is a U-joint problem is to crawl under and grab the drive shaft near the U-joint. There should
/html/mgs/1995-05/msg00412.html (8,123 bytes)

307. Spoor (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 03 Apr 1995 08:02:31 -0600
Having recently completed a siege of take-the-engine-out on my B, and having taken exquisite pains, I was hoping to have a car that did not mark its territory. hubris (hu'-bris) n., Greek hybris, wan
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00009.html (6,929 bytes)

308. Street cam specs (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 03 Apr 1995 10:49:05 -0600
A few people have asked about the specs for the inexpensive street cam I am using. It is a Delta camshaft (Seattle) regrind, purchased from Northwest Import Parts in Portland OR (see the monster supp
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00014.html (7,111 bytes)

309. Still not running right (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 04 Apr 1995 10:03:20 -0600
Another flash I just had.... It is possible to get the timing right (distributor lobe vs TDC) but still have the rotor in improper position to hit the contacts inside the distributor. There is a line
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00037.html (7,101 bytes)

310. Cowl Vent Zen (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 13 Apr 1995 11:06:34 -0500
vent retaining pins huddle sheltered by the screen denying access A. B.
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00178.html (6,168 bytes)

311. Pulling an A powertrain (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 17 Apr 1995 09:10:17 -0500
I have begun exorcising the evil spirits left in a '58 MGA by the DPO. The usual list, including 90 wt gear lube in the tranny (Can you say "new layshaft", boys and girls? Can you say, "Out of stock"
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00207.html (7,793 bytes)

312. Chassis black (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 21 Apr 1995 16:13:32 -0500
I have followed with interest the subject of chassis black, since it has challenged me for so long. With regard to the post that "original" chassis black does not dry, I am compelled to concur. It is
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00336.html (7,725 bytes)

313. Laygear clip removal (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 24 Apr 1995 09:30:43 -0500
I am currently righting the wrong of the DPO having put 90 wt in the How does one remove the circlips holding the roller bearings in the laygear? There are no handy openings for a clip removal tool.
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00366.html (6,484 bytes)

314. Re: MGB Clutch Pedal Hydraulics (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 25 Apr 1995 08:49:13 -0500
A strong ditto here, even though I am using silicon in my TD with great success. I have just completed a total redo of the brakes on the '58 MGA, after having installed silicon 2 years ago. There was
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00389.html (10,174 bytes)

315. Re: NOS Locators (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 25 Apr 1995 10:17:40 -0500
I sincerely believe that is what they bank on. After they stall and screw up, you are grateful to get out with your shirt still on your back. I'd be curious to know if they ever have repeat customers
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00392.html (6,902 bytes)

316. Re: MGB Clutch Pedal Hydraulics (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 25 Apr 1995 11:21:12 -0500
There is a lot of debate regarding sleeving. White Post insists brass is best, other suppliers do it in stainless. The argument is that while stainless is less susceptible to corrosion, it is not as
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00393.html (9,556 bytes)

317. MGA rear tranny seal (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 25 Apr 1995 11:48:21 -0500
I am having an argument with the boys at Moss. I got a rear tranny seal for my '58 MGA (chassis 46726, engine 15GBUH-37044, tranny prescribed for "1500 from chassis 20753" and is described as "Thick-
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00396.html (7,864 bytes)

318. Re: 3 little balls (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 27 Apr 1995 09:00:17 -0500
Cut a piece of wire (about 20 gauge, non-insulated, preferably steel) a couple of inches longer than the outside diameter of the inner dog. Twist the ends together so that it fits loosely about the i
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00444.html (7,427 bytes)

319. Re: '73 MGB, Running too fast on all 4 !! (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 28 Apr 1995 09:05:29 -0500
Congratulations! The usual cause of fast running is that throttle plates that have spring-loaded poppet valves get weak springs. If your throttle plates have a spring thingy on them, tighten it down
/html/mgs/1995-04/msg00466.html (8,658 bytes)

320. OD lockout switch, inline fuses (score: 1)
Author: "A. B. Bonds" <>
Date: 06 Mar 1995 10:33:07 -0600
This is a comment to Bill Beamon with regard to his "8-speed" tranny. The reason for the 3rd-4th gear lockout switch is not merely to prevent the OD from being engaged in reverse, but also to prevent
/html/mgs/1995-03/msg00032.html (7,189 bytes)

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