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1. Re: Opinions of this welder? (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 13:28:16 -0500
-- Original Message -- The H-F web page doesn't give the price. (or I couldn't find it...) This unit needs 230V. For mig welding sheet steel (like auto body & frame repairs), a nice 115V model will d
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00107.html (8,604 bytes)

2. Re: Non-starter lbc (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 10:55:20 -0500
Are you certain the timing is correct? Turn the engine until #1 is at TDC on compression stroke (valves closed). The rotor should then be aimed at the location of the spark plug wire for #1. On most
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00188.html (7,339 bytes)

3. re: And, I make S curves as I drive down the road (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 18:59:09 -0500
-- As others have stated, this is classic for loose U-bolts at the rear axle. The rubber pads deteriorate and the formerly tight U-bolts become loose. This allows the rear axle to 'steer', typically
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00245.html (9,034 bytes)

4. RE: Need advice on how to move my project MGB (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 18:26:16 -0500
Original Message: We Can you construct a dolly to rest the car upon? I'm thinking a frame of 2x4 or 4x4 lumber with wheels for rolling. Then the flat bed car carrier could roll it on & off. I suspect
/html/mgs/2005-12/msg00094.html (8,459 bytes)

5. Re: SU fuel pump life and stalling engine (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 20:56:10 -0500
-- Original Message -- It is not expensive to replace the distributor cap, rotor & points so that'd be a good place to start. I also wonder whether the coil is going bad. Usually they just quit altog
/html/mgs/2005-12/msg00193.html (8,693 bytes)

6. OT/no MG content - funny video (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 11:49:33 -0500
No MG content. Funny video (I assume from an English TV show) of a professional driver who is made to 'forget' how to drive by a hypnotist.
/html/mgs/2005-11/msg00179.html (6,990 bytes)

7. Re: Piston Rings and Cam question (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 14:47:51 -0500
-- Original Message -- If you press the ring into the piston's ring grove, the ring should not 'stick out beyond' (aka 'stand proud') of the piston's outer diameter. I installed a 'Fast Street Cam' i
/html/mgs/2005-11/msg00245.html (7,871 bytes)

8. Re: Clutch Tear Down (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 14:46:07 -0500
Here's a picture I took when installing the motor/gearbox in our 1978 MGB. I hadn't installed the cylinder head so I bolted the lifting chains into the block. When I R/R MG engines I usually just att
/html/mgs/2005-11/msg00302.html (7,620 bytes)

9. pit crew at VIR (a little bit of MG content) (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2005 22:17:15 -0400
I had the opportunity to sign on as crew for vintage racer Derek Harling this weekend at VIR. Here is my full report (with photos): The MG conten
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00035.html (7,043 bytes)

10. Re: pit crew at VIR (a little bit of MG content) (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 14:47:48 -0400
Quoting Dan DiBiase <>: I have a few shots through the windshield that show part of of the frame. My wife was (trying) to take the pictures riding in the passenger seat. I told her
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00055.html (7,571 bytes)

11. Re: Thump the Pump (was: Fuel Pump Problem) (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 16:51:28 -0400
I suspect I've told this story before but here goes anyways. My Dad (now retired) was an airline pilot (and aircraft mechanic before that). One day I had the fuel pump out of my MGA lying on the wor
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00062.html (7,256 bytes)

12. donations? (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 10:43:10 -0400
I admit I don't usually read the trailer Mark sticks on the end of every I did see this today: Help keep Team.Net on the air "The Team.Net email, archive, ftp and web
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00084.html (6,812 bytes)

13. new camera - MGB heater knobs (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2005 19:10:35 -0400
I have a new digital camera. One neat feature is the ability to take close-ups (as close as 1/2"). While I had the heater control knobs off our MGB, I took some pictures of the innards and put them o
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00098.html (6,772 bytes)

14. RE: LE steering wheel (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 11:54:28 -0400
Original Message: Wondering: Is the LE wheel a smaller diameter? Will the steering wheel from an LE fit other RBB's (like a 1978)? Eric Russell Mebane, NC -- mail2web - Check your email from the web
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00164.html (6,909 bytes)

15. Re: Rear Axle asymmetry (MGB) (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 16:19:57 -0400
Are the two wheels of the same off-set? Does the discrepency remain if you swap wheels left & right? Eric Russell Mebane, NC
/html/mgs/2005-09/msg00431.html (7,548 bytes)

16. Re: Choke cable (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2005 21:50:18 -0400
-- Original Message -- David Council's photos should be worth the proverbial 1000 words. Allow me to add a few words. The thing that is counter-intuitive is that the *sheath* is the part that moves w
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00026.html (7,039 bytes)

17. Re: Overheating (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 21:47:25 -0400
-- Original Message -- This is just a guess but here's what happened on our '78 B. After a long drive on a hot day the temp gauge started reading high. The t-stat was good, the cooling system was rec
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00073.html (7,740 bytes)

18. Re: Caliper Rebuild (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 20:40:28 -0400
-- Original Message -- This is how I've done it on MGA's & MGB's. Insert the piston 1/2 way. Slide the rubber dust seal and metal retainer ring over the exposed portion of the piston. (use a little b
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00143.html (7,184 bytes)

19. handbrake handle seen on eBay (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 22:08:30 -0400
Was someone looking for an MGB handbrake handle? Saw one on eBay: Eric Russell M
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00144.html (6,608 bytes)

20. report - RB MGB drifts right on braking (score: 1)
Author: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 21:04:20 -0400
I finally traced down and repaired a nagging issue on our 1978 MGB. It would drift right on braking. I had rebuilt the entire brake system when I put it back on the road a couple of years ago (rebuil
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00179.html (8,049 bytes)

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