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121. Re: restoration Manuals (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 1996 09:48:21 +1100 (EST)
Lindsay Porter's 'Guide to the Restoration & DIY Restoration of the MGB' would take some beating as a general guide. The ISBN number for the book is 0 85429 303 5. regards, Graham McCann Rivett, ACT
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00477.html (7,445 bytes)

122. Re: MGA brake lights (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Sat, 16 Mar 1996 10:49:37 +1100 (EST)
You could try an old fashioned hand signal - that should give following car drivers something to ask their oldies about!! regards Graham McCann Rivett, ACT. Australia 06 2889055
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00507.html (7,034 bytes)

123. Re:Transmission oil (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 1996 09:24:22 +1100 (EST)
This is rubbish in relation to the gearbox fitted to the V8s!!!!!! The part number for the first and secong gear synchro is 22H 1167 and the third and fourth is 22H 1168 for both the 4 cylinder and V
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00561.html (8,276 bytes)

124. Re: Wooden Dash (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 1996 09:49:34 +1100 (EST)
The MG Owners Club UK sell high quality burr walnut overlays for all the dashboard, the console, a gear knob, door cappings and even a burr walnut arm rest. Any of the British classic car magazines
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00774.html (7,649 bytes)

125. Re: Jumping from 4th and reverse (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Sat, 30 Mar 1996 10:49:38 +1100 (EST)
Could be the rubber boot on the gearstick base is pulling it out of gear. Try releasing it and see if it makes any difference. If that is the problem it usually goes away when the gearbox is warm an
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00858.html (7,509 bytes)

126. Re: Brake Fluid Loss (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 09:47:03 +1100
Yes, it is almost certainly going out through the servo and into the manifold where it is being burnt. Strongly recommend you do not drive the car until the problem is fixed. The cause will almost c
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00165.html (7,675 bytes)

127. Re: MGB Production Information (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 1996 10:26:58 +1100 (EST)
Write to: Archive department British Motor Heritage Trust Heritage Motor Centre Banbury Road, GAYDON CV35 OBJ UNITED KINGDOM The cost used to be 20 pounds sterling, which has to be sent with the req
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00291.html (7,436 bytes)

128. Front License Plates (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 1996 09:40:34 +1100
Could some kind soul end a controversy raging here in Oz about whether front plates are required in the USA. We currently have front and rear plates but there is a proposal to delete the front plates
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00182.html (7,872 bytes)

129. Re: Changing oil (gearbox?) (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 1996 09:40:31 +1100
On a 1978 MGB the oil filler hole is on the side of the gearbox, not on top as in chrome bumper models. It is difficult to refill it without some sort of pump, especially if it is cold as the oil wi
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00183.html (8,340 bytes)

130. Re: B/GT rear window de-icer, MkII (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 1996 10:42:54 +1100
The replacement GT rear windows with heater wires are freely available both in tinted and clear glass. It is such a pain fitting a new front or rear screen to a GT (due to those rotten chrome strips)
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00223.html (7,079 bytes)

131. Front plates (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 1996 10:42:57 +1100
Many thanks for the many replies to my question. Our States here are almost as autonomous as in the US but there is a national Big Brother group which tries to get uniformity on road rules and vehicl
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00224.html (6,809 bytes)

132. Re: Gear box shifts out of gear (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 1996 20:13:50 +1100
This is a distinct possibility. On the MGB GT V8s they will almost invevtably jump out of reverse gear when everything is cold due entirely to the stiff gaiter fighting the torque movement of the en
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00268.html (7,684 bytes)

133. RE: Fuel Pump Failure (again!) (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 1996 09:39:35 +1100
John, Have a check of the fuel lines from the pump, both to the tank and to the engine bay and make sure they are not blocked. The fuel pump works on differential pressure thus will cut out if eithe
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00310.html (8,661 bytes)

134. Re: Side screens for MGA (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 1996 11:00:17 +1100
things. I have ordered a canvas top with triple windows in tan. The company has indicated that they will recover the existing side screens in a matching fabric and install new sliding plastic window
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00350.html (7,374 bytes)

135. Re: differential draining and refilling (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 1996 09:45:49 +1100
I would use the 80W/90 oil or whatever is specified by the manufacturer for the diff. A tool which looks a bit like a dog's bone with a variety of different sized square fittings sticking out of bot
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00395.html (8,240 bytes)

136. Re: Front bearings (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 1996 10:52:40 +1100
calculate it? Not so. The correct bearing is conical or tapered (to use the more normal name). Many people throw away the shims and use the 'tight less one castellation' rule. The use of shims was d
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00521.html (7,909 bytes)

137. Re: colorful subject (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 1996 09:06:08 +1100
Picture a newly repainted black MGC GT with chrome all replated, chrome wire wheels, red upholstery with red piping. We have one here and it looks magic - but Oh what a dust collector. Black is alwa
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00572.html (7,692 bytes)

138. Re: plug lead lifespan (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 14:09:50 +1100
it goes past The efficiency of a plug or coil lead is easily checked using a multimeter. Most cars use silicon leads these days in the interests of avoiding radio interference. Using the resistance
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00237.html (7,728 bytes)

139. Re: mgb 5 speed ? (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 14:09:54 +1100
I have replied to a couple of people direct on this matter but a common conversion here in Oz is a five speed box from what is called the Toyota Celica here (4 cylinder 1800cc or thereabouts). For a
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00238.html (7,246 bytes)

140. Re: Windshield scratches (score: 1)
Author: (Graham McCann)
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 1995 10:40:45 +1100
The scratches left by windshield wipers is usually so deep that while you can polish out the scratch it effectively changes the thickness of the glass so much at that point that it causes a very dist
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00292.html (8,356 bytes)

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