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1. re: compression numbers (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2000 19:35:59 -0500
I happen to have just done a compression test on my 1800 motor yeaterday. The bottom end was rebuilt about 10 years ago, but only has a few thousand miles on it. The top end was just redone. I got re
/html/mgs/2000-05/msg00483.html (7,636 bytes)

2. re:gas prices (no lbc content) (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2000 21:45:30 -0500 (EST)
Anybody else notice that although gasoline prices have gone up, most other petroleum based products have not seen the increase. Everything from motor oil to plastics are made from the same raw materi
/html/mgs/2000-03/msg00486.html (6,895 bytes)

3. RE: Weber woes (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2000 10:53:11 -0500 (EST)
I have a DCOE on my '79 B, and Jon Lind was correct in his statement that you can't use vacuum advance. The easiest way to solve this problem is to get a mechanical advance distributor, such as the M
/html/mgs/2000-03/msg00552.html (8,201 bytes)

4. survey (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2000 15:00:34 -0500 (EST)
I have a few questions to ask the list, so if you can, take a few minutes to send me your answers. 1. How much, and what kind of work on your british car do you do yourself? 2. Is there a shop in you
/html/mgs/2000-03/msg00556.html (6,792 bytes)

5. BGT windshield moldings (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 10:19:56 -0500 (EST)
A friend of mine is replacing the front and rear glass in a '73 GT, and I remembered reading that installation of these can be quite a chore. So, if anyone out there has any suggestions or instructio
/html/mgs/2000-02/msg00688.html (6,815 bytes)

6. re:Griot's Garage (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 1999 18:14:35 -0500 (EST)
I've seen their catalog, and they do have some really nice gizmos. However, from working in the automotive business for a few years, I have found sources for most of their products at lower prices. T
/html/mgs/1999-11/msg00763.html (7,395 bytes)

7. re: club apathy (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 23:27:41 -0600
I've been hanging around all types of cars since I was a kid, from old american iron to wintage racers before being infected with the british car bug a few years ago. While the cars were built in dif
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg00858.html (8,989 bytes)

8. re: drill-resistant weld (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 1999 16:30:31 -0500 (EST)
I had a the same problem on the exhaust manifold flange on my 'B. Of the four holes, I was only able to drill and tap two of them. After trying all kinds of drill bits, having the flange annealed, an
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg01078.html (7,031 bytes)

9. It lives!!! (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 1999 18:27:15 -0600
Today is a good day. My '79 B roadster which has been undergoing restoration for 2 years now is mechanically complete again, and I've been looking forward to hearing it run again, so today I hooked e
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00384.html (6,901 bytes)

10. Spam on the list (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 11:06:15 -0600
Oops, looks like one slipped through today. Another one of those get rich quick pyramid schemes. I could just ignore it, but that's not my style. What I always do is reply to the sender, including th
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00819.html (7,626 bytes)

11. diesel sports car (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 17:13:43 -0600
Last year, I went to Canada in a new VW Jetta TDI turbodiesel. It didn't clatter, accelerated as well as my '87 Golf (gasoline powered), and only smoked if you idled around for a few minutes and then
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg01216.html (6,947 bytes)

12. ignore (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 1999 00:04:05 -0600
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00041.html (5,917 bytes)

13. re: Repair estimate (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 1999 11:20:02 -0600
I don't think his price is too far out of line. I had been an estimator in the body shop business for 4 years, until just recently. A decent base/clear paint job starts at $1500, and the floor pans,
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg00063.html (8,602 bytes)

14. re:learning to paint (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 1999 11:38:33 -0600
The only good way to learn is through a course put on by a paint supplier, since you really need hands-on experience, and someone watching over your shoulder the first couple of times you pick up th
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg00064.html (8,310 bytes)

15. drilling exhaust manifold (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 1999 17:51:57 -0600
I'm hoping one of you mechanical-types can help me out. I recently had a steel exhaust manifold flange welded, and now I'm trying to redrill the hole for the stud. I can't find any drill bits that wi
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg00089.html (7,205 bytes)

16. LE front spoiler (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 1999 10:22:38 -0600
I purchased a new front spoiler of the type fitted to the '80 LE models, and I'm wondering what the best method to attach it to the front valance would be. I could either drill pilot holes, and self-
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg00143.html (6,636 bytes)

17. '79 B radiator (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 21:23:51 -0600
One of the final mechanical parts I need for my B is a radiator. Who has the best price for a good quality unit? The old one is rotted away pretty bad, and the price to recore it just isn't reasonabl
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg00900.html (6,412 bytes)

18. fitting on MGB head (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 14:26:13 -0600
Now that I have finally finished all the major work under the hood, I just have a few small details to iron out. One of these concerns a small oulet in the top of the cylinder head, just behind the r
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg00942.html (6,797 bytes)

19. re: reproduction fenders (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 17:24:02 -0600
I believe this black primer used on the body panels is e-coat. Every replacement panel I've seen has this coating, and I've seen a lot working in body shops. It should not be removed, just scuffed sl
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg01135.html (6,811 bytes)

20. Bleeding brake and clutch systems (score: 1)
Author: Calvin Krug <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 01:39:20 -0600
Now that my '79 B is starting to comeback together (finally!) I decided it's time to refill the fluids. The cluch cylinders have both been rebuilt, and all the hoses and pipes are dry. It's too hot o
/html/mgs/1999-07/msg01161.html (7,625 bytes)

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