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41. Re: George Merryweather's email address (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 09:53:07 -0600
and/or That's greorge_cr Bob Allen, Kansas City --Original Message-- From: <>
/html/mgs/1998-10/msg01376.html (6,764 bytes)

42. Re: Valve rocker to head assembly. (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 13:49:52 -0500
Someone mark the calendar and keep an eye on the suspect. I'm off to see if I can round up that bird. -- Bob Allen, Kansas City "A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00035.html (7,337 bytes)

43. Re: Tools f/MGB work (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 15:06:05 -0500
Whitworth MGB? Sell'em all but that bigger than 1/2, less then 9/16's, almost 14mm spanner for checking the oil level in the lever shocks. Bob Allen, Kansas City
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00096.html (6,909 bytes)

44. Re: Paint going bad (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 15:44:12 -0500
inviting Maybe we should just conform to what the new car manufacturers are doing. And as near as I can tell, it is applying Tempra paint with a broad brush. I am truly amazed how crappy the paint qu
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00102.html (7,784 bytes)

45. Re: Paint going bad (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 16:05:11 -0500
I was thinking of making this a private post but, hell, it's as LBC related as personalized headwear and cat utilization. So, say Bud, regale us with a story of getting into and then deciding to get
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00104.html (7,401 bytes)

46. Re: MGB wanted! (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 16:23:13 -0500
Hey, Phil, that description doesn't fit you, pal. I've seen your car and it don't look to me like its ever been professionally restored. -- Bob Allen, Kansas City
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00107.html (7,192 bytes)

47. Re: '68 18GF Engine. (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 14:55:48 -0500
Huh? Unless you're trying to rotate the smoke in the battery or use the starter to warm the garage, why would you want to have the plugs installed for a compression test? Plugs out, coil output groun
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00161.html (7,100 bytes)

48. Tuning a Spitfire (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Fri, 04 Sep 1998 09:44:26 -0500
I've spent a couple of evenings tuning a friends 1979 1500 Spitfire. I can't say I ever got the car to run right and am open to ideas from those who are Stromberg literate. The Problem: The car is ru
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00198.html (8,798 bytes)

49. Re: Throw-out bearing (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 1998 10:04:23 -0500
Hmmm. I tend to question the wisdom of putting any grease on the ears of throw-out bearing casting. I thought the casting was made of a softer metal with some brass in it. With some brass, a little g
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00307.html (8,487 bytes)

50. Re: Another convert to the fold (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 1998 16:46:32 -0500
Welcome to this silly hobby and often sillier list. My name is Bob and, for the most part, I sit quietly on the sidelines and do my best to assure that professionalism and courtesy is maintained amon
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00319.html (7,550 bytes)

51. Straightening Records (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 1998 23:31:53 -0500
Number one: I can't drink cheap enough beer to keep Larry out of my cooler. Number two: Come to think of it, when the C/GT puked up it's damper pulley, which signaled the beginning of its current dem
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00344.html (7,017 bytes)

52. Fw: dutch mg td fan (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 1998 13:33:00 -0500
Anyone wanna say hello to Herman? Bob Allen
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00373.html (6,724 bytes)

53. Re: Rear suspension suspected (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 1998 12:17:36 -0500
I've been watching this thread and also think it could be a bunch of things and most of them are bad -- and dangerous. Basically, the rear axle is moving and you should go figure out why. I once was
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00423.html (7,900 bytes)

54. Re: DRIVER's LICENSE (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 1998 12:16:02 -0500
That's the problem with youth. No imagination or patience. One moonlit night in the heat of summer me and the SO were off a lonely road admiring a local lake, falling stars, jumping toads, and the li
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00478.html (8,944 bytes)

55. Re: Cleaning the gas tank (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 1998 15:17:28 -0500
FYI -- I replaced the tank in the C/GT with a VB part a few years ago. It wasn't stainless and didn't have any baffles. It was reasonable priced, though, and has worked well. Bob Allen, Kansas City,
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00489.html (7,334 bytes)

56. Re: 62 MGA II wire wheel q's (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 09:34:51 -0500
Any radial that fits a mid-60's Volkswagon Beetle. Qualified yes. You need new tubes. Don't reuse the old one. False Economy. Yes. The tires run a little hotter with tubes and you may wish to run a l
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00550.html (9,931 bytes)

57. OFF TOPIC: Delete Now (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 13:08:59 -0500
Three women were walking down the rows of cars at the KC All British last weekend and I overheard them taking about their husbands. As they passed an old Bentley in the concours section one woman rem
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00564.html (6,952 bytes)

58. Re: mg present for my papa (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 1998 14:16:35 -0500
Gee, Alan, you type pretty good. You can look at the stuff from Triple-C Motor Accessories. They are on the Web at They also have an 800 number and have always been helpful
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00618.html (8,603 bytes)

59. Re: Help-Exhaust System (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 1998 20:12:26 -0500
Bud, I'm assuming you have an aftermarket 3 into 1 header. Those are, for the most part, junk. I'd suggest that, for the short term, have your favorite muffler shop just weld in a new pipe. Then I wo
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00651.html (8,490 bytes)

60. New MGF For Sale in USA? Can I buy two? (score: 1)
Author: "Robert Allen" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 1998 11:25:04 -0500
I do wonder how the MGF would sell to enthusiasts in the U.S.A. I wouldn't pay more than $5,000 for a Midget, $8,000 for an MGB, or $12,000 for an MGA and, for those prices, I would expect one heck o
/html/mgs/1998-09/msg00674.html (9,054 bytes)

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