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1. Re: MGB Tire sizes (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2005 10:50:29 -0500
According to company brochures, when the GT was introduced it wore the same size tyre as the roadster, 5.60x14. That was true as late as 1968. The MGC and MGC-GT, incidentally, were listed with 165x1
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00136.html (7,111 bytes)

2. Re: Speedometer Rebuilder Recommendation (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 15:26:20 -0500
You're in luck as there are a number of good rebuilders out there. I have personally had good luck with Palo Alto Speedometer in Palo Alto, California. Regards, David
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00140.html (6,640 bytes)

3. OT- Mac server file recovery (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 10:25:29 -0500
I apologise for this post, but I am becoming somewhat desperate. If you can help, please post to me directly and not on list at: My question is, does anyone have first-hand experi
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00149.html (6,724 bytes)

4. Re: 1500 Engine Numbers (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 20:19:11 -0600
Hello Bill, Are you sure it's not BP? According to Neil Cairns, there are lots of BP15xxxx applications, but I couldn't find a BR in his listings. BP15GBxxxx denotes the 68hp B-series engine as used
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00228.html (7,001 bytes)

5. Re: 1500 Engine Numbers (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 21:03:16 -0600
I typed BR15GA for ZA-Magnette, sorry, it's BP15GA... DFD BP15GBxxxx Riley.
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00229.html (7,151 bytes)

6. Re: For All You Cat Lovers (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 12:10:44 -0500
So that's what the CAT-alytic converter is for! DFD
/html/mgs/2005-09/msg00233.html (6,598 bytes)

7. Re: Bronte British Car Show (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 21:47:05 -0500
If they are 1:43 scale, he probably just slipped them in his pocket. Let's stay tuned and see... OK, Barrie, come clean! Cheers, David
/html/mgs/2005-09/msg00254.html (6,723 bytes)

8. Re: MGB to MGA rear axle swap (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 20:58:31 -0500
The later Salisbury type--MGB-GT all years, and MGB 1967-1980--are not an easy swap, and of course, the third members are totally different. For a listing of MGs with the banjo-style axle check this
/html/mgs/2005-04/msg00026.html (7,912 bytes)

9. Re: Re-Ringing Motor (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2005 15:37:10 -0500
When you do get the front pan bolts off, put them in your vise and cut a slot straight across each bolt head. Then, with a long thin screwdriver you can get them back in (and out) much easier. You st
/html/mgs/2005-04/msg00114.html (6,863 bytes)

10. Re: Ian Cunningham's MGB trailer (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 21:08:14 -0600
Eric et al., Here is an MGB trailer from Florida. Haven't seen it in a few years... David
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00214.html (7,085 bytes)

11. Re: Why do (or did) the British drive on the left. (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 11:42:24 -0600
I must have been a real klutz in my younger days...
/html/mgs/2005-01/msg00298.html (9,900 bytes)

12. Re: Shortest day today ... (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 10:13:21 -0600
I noticed that if I disconnect the prop-shaft on my MG, the cats don't seem to bother it. David
/html/mgs/2004-12/msg00421.html (7,466 bytes)

13. Re: Speaking of disconnecting driveshafts.... (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 16:12:16 -0600
Dave, et al.: Rubber shock cords are handy. About three for redundancy. Take a turn around the shaft and then hook to whatever. Remember to immobilize the shaft rear to front for spline-coupled units
/html/mgs/2004-12/msg00426.html (7,266 bytes)

14. Re: E-bay listing - Fraud? (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 22:10:03 -0500
Randy, et al., A friend called to ask me to look at one of these a month or so ago. He was ready to sign up, but wasn't sure about registering. The subject of the auction was a restored Corvette wort
/html/mgs/2004-10/msg00217.html (8,133 bytes)

15. Re: TD Slowdown (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 10:36:23 -0500
When my MGA did exactly as your TD, it was the flex brake hose that was deteriorating internally. I replaced all of the flex lines and no more problems. YMMV. David Check out the new British Cars Fo
/html/mgs/2004-10/msg00297.html (6,858 bytes)

16. Re: Gibonizing! (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2004 12:51:31 -0500
He died during abdominal surgery. David
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00075.html (6,678 bytes)

17. Re: Totally self-gratifying post... (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 21:22:08 -0500
Great job, and wonderful documentation. Cheers, David Darby
/html/mgs/2004-07/msg00176.html (7,160 bytes)

18. Re: Gauge repair shop (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 22:44:51 -0500
Hello Matthew, There seem to be a number of competent repair shops around. I have had satisfactory work done by Palo Alto Speedometer in Palo Alto, CA. Regards, David
/html/mgs/2004-07/msg00240.html (6,861 bytes)

19. Re: OFF TOPIC-trailering a car on a dolly (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 21:55:17 -0500
Hello Monte, As a fellow Missourian, I can guarantee you that the tow dolly is titled, licensed, and taxed as a trailer, which, of course, is what it is. Titling the dolly is quite easy unless someon
/html/mgs/2004-07/msg00270.html (7,475 bytes)

20. ZB Magnette electrics (score: 1)
Author: "David F. Darby" <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 15:19:40 -0500
Sorry, after all these years, I'm still trying to grasp Electricity 101. Anyhoo, the Magnette shows a strong discharge on the ammeter. When I disconnect the generator and read across the posts I see
/html/mgs/2004-07/msg00400.html (6,963 bytes)

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