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121. Re: SU damping (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 00:24:13 -0500
Swap the damper springs and see what happens. Check for play in the shafts on the carbs -- beware of worn throttle shafts. Make sure the manifold to carb gasket ain't leaking in front. Damper oil ain
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg00873.html (6,860 bytes)

122. Re: First-time welder! (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 14:18:13 -0500
Once you've mastered torch welding, you will learn that if you stick your finger on a fresh weld you will encounter discomfort. This translates directly to mig welding. Not much else does, though. Yo
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01571.html (8,204 bytes)

123. Re: Vacuum Leak...77B (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 14:35:50 -0500
Power brake booster vacuum hose or the booster itself? In any case, why don't you pull and plug all the vacuum lines at the manifold until the noise goes away. Bob Allen, Kansas City "Here about the
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01574.html (7,212 bytes)

124. Re: air pump as supercharger (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 08:41:18 -0500
Ah, well, you'd have to plumb the output of the air pump from the exhaust to the somplace ahead of the carbs. And it isn't likely to have enough boost. What I've always wondered is why doesn't the ai
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01602.html (7,091 bytes)

125. 'nother Morris Minor 4 Sale (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 12:38:54 -0500
1953 MORRIS MINOR MINOR 1000, Pro Street, Tubbed, small block Chevy 2-four tunnel ram, NOS system, Ammeter gauges, custom interior, 17.33 rear tires, custom wheels. Trophy Winner in Rod Action Magazi
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01619.html (6,687 bytes)

126. Morris Minor 4 Sale (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 12:33:29 -0500
While browsing ** 1971 MORRIS MINOR MINOR 1000, Traveler, Ground up restoration by Morris Minor Centre 1300 CC, 5 speed, Power Disk Brakes Smoke G
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01620.html (6,781 bytes)

127. Re: Just getting started (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 02:25:22 -0500
<Yep. No cure. Wives can put it in remission, though> Well, Andrew, do you hear the distant sounds of an exiting turnip truck? I'm assuming the Midget must be rubber bumpered if the DPO is saying it
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01655.html (8,342 bytes)

128. Re: Crack of Doom (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 02:32:36 -0500
Hi Rick: Trevor has a good fix. A rather intelligent sounding fellow made an astute observation quite awhile back. He believed the crack of doom was caused by missalignment of the doors. If you look
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01656.html (7,217 bytes)

129. Re: A little T and A (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 02:38:17 -0500
Hmmm. There are nice pairs and there are NICE PAIRS. And, apparently, I can't seem to afford either. Bob Allen, Kansas City, '69CGT, '75TR6 "What does a turtle and an MGA have in common? They both ha
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg01657.html (6,997 bytes)

130. Re: The pinnacle of the marque (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 16:29:47 -0500
Ah, Kai, your youthful innocence is always refreshing. May all your bells be wrung before you succumb to the musky joys of the "Go ugly early" viewpoint. Bob Allen, Kansas City, '69CGT, '75TR6 "Nothi
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00044.html (8,376 bytes)

131. Re: MGC (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 1998 19:37:45 -0500
This ain't exact but there were almost 9,000 MGCs built. About half of the total were imported to the U.S.A. and the mix was about evenly split between roadsters and GTs. Wire wheels, overdrive, and
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00135.html (7,490 bytes)

132. Re: Looking for MGA Fastback (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 1998 20:51:50 -0500
Looks like you need to buy another book. Page 79 of Donald Knowles' excellent book "MG Untold Story" has a picture and pretty good story text to go with it. It looks a lot more like a 'D' type Jag or
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00145.html (7,241 bytes)

133. Re: I have a problem (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 1998 14:03:54 -0500
Ah, Charlie, relationships are careful balancing of priorities. I suggest a couple of things to see if you can adjust to this girl's faults: 1.) Feign a bad back for a few days and see if the chores
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00188.html (8,896 bytes)

134. Re: Top ten reasons to own an MGA (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 1998 16:14:38 -0500
11. No scenery passes by too quickly to enjoy. Bob Allen, Kansas City, new(er) stuff "Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die."
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00368.html (7,520 bytes)

135. Re: fuel sensor help! (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Sun, 07 Jun 1998 00:03:29 -0500
A functional sending unit and/or a clue. Bob Allen "Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people." -- W.C. Fields
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00449.html (7,664 bytes)

136. Re: 70' MGB GT questions ( Longish) (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 1998 08:51:56 -0500
If you get a decent warranty and the company is reputable, I wouldn't be afraid of a reconditioned motor. You're trading time for dollars. If you have the time you can do it yourself, if you spend qu
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00497.html (8,587 bytes)

137. Re: Top Speed/Carb Update (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 1998 10:40:26 -0500
I don't have much to offer. Some other stuff to check: 1) Float level is spot on 2) Aftermarket fuel pump? I'd be leary of too much fuel pressure. 3) Do a compression check to make sure motor is okay
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00508.html (7,490 bytes)

138. Re: fuel sensor help! (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 1998 13:15:24 -0500
all generally Good Well, I'm confused. Metal gas tank bolted to metal car using metal bolts. The sending unit is fixed to the tank with a metal collar. So what possible justification is there for a g
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00522.html (7,699 bytes)

139. Re: '80 MGB, tatty -- to buy or not to buy? (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 08:45:26 -0500
Just remember that you are buying a garage queen. $500 cars just aren't what they used to be. It's unlikely that you'll have a driver for $1,000 as having a professional do the clutch and take a peek
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00599.html (7,890 bytes)

140. Re: My Oily Leg-- This is MG stuff, not free porn. (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 13:02:19 -0500
covered Right leg? Oil pressure gauge is leaking. Left leg? Hydraulic clutch fluid. Both legs? Brake master cylinder. White pants in an LBC? Serves you right! Is driving a roadster your form of thera
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00619.html (7,735 bytes)

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