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1. Timing is everything. (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 95 10:07:28 MDT
Hello folks, Adventures in timing.... I have discovered that my distributor has *no* vacuum advance - that is - it has it, but it doesn't work. Also, when trying to get a good time on the engine the
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00096.html (7,329 bytes)

2. timing is everything: update (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 95 13:26:43 MDT
Fellow MG Addicts, Well, i took apart the distributor on my '73 Midget yesterday. I took a good look at it - it was *full* of nasty gunky stuff - amazing what 7 idle years will do. Anyway, i decided
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00116.html (7,491 bytes)

3. to SU or not to SU (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 95 13:48:20 MDT
Hey folks, Well, since my '73 Midget had a new distributor, and was all nicely timed etc. I figured it was now possible to tune my SU carbs to perfection :). I spent one evening and the better part o
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00171.html (8,260 bytes)

4. Su vs. Weber (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 95 10:32:29 MDT
Hi folks, Well, it seems that the delegation is split on the SU vs. Weber debate. I got mail from folks who swear by the Webers, and others who say they are junk. Same story on the SU's. Frankly, i'm
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00201.html (8,360 bytes)

5. SU Throttle shaft fixed WOW! (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 95 9:34:12 MDT
Hi folks, This weekend i received a set of new throttle shafts and went about replacing them in my '73 Midget. I'm starting to get the feeling i need quick disconnects for my carbs :) If you follow m
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00436.html (7,703 bytes)

6. '73 Midget Tranny Lube (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 95 19:20:26 MDT
Hi folks, What's the lube of choice for the tranny in a '73 Midget? I'm used to putting 90weight in a tranny, but it has been suggested that my MIdget would be happier with regular 10w30 oil. Is this
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00447.html (6,711 bytes)

7. Midget front suspension (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 95 14:26:50 MDT
Hi Folks! Guess what! I drove the Midget to work and back today (45 miles) without a problem - even passed an emission test during lunch time! Life is indeed good. :) Question: My front suspension se
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00482.html (7,840 bytes)

8. Midget Suspension (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 95 9:48:23 MDT
What's the general impression of the Shock Absorber conversion kits sold in <gulp> JC Whitney? Graham -- -- Graham Knight 303-977-7085 --
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00527.html (6,386 bytes)

9. *YES*! I got a Midget!! (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 95 10:27:45 MDT
Well, after years of drooling every time i saw a Midget drive by the incredible has happened! I was introduced to a *very* nice guy, we were discussing how to fix the roof of his garage. I noticed a
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00259.html (7,881 bytes)

10. Wow! Thanks! (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 95 10:48:52 MDT
Hi folks, Thank you all for the responses to my post yesterday. Clearly i have found an great forum. :) I found the fuel pump, gave it a few solid raps with a light hammer as recommended, and it jump
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00281.html (7,523 bytes)

11. Stupid carb question (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 95 10:21:48 MDT
Hope you all will forgive my ignorance..... What is the theory of operation on an SU Carb?? I'm not a complete idiot (i hope!) but i cannot for the life of me figure out what makes these things work
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00319.html (7,658 bytes)

12. Re: ATO ad adsurdiam (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 95 12:53:41 MDT
Hmm, maybe i'll go up the hill and get one - try it on my Midget. :) Graham[who works where they build Atlas boosters] -- -- Graham Knight 303-977-7085 --
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00364.html (6,718 bytes)

13. Brakes, lights, water (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 95 9:58:40 MDT
Hi Folks, Thanks to everyone who posted i was able to get the carbs on my '73 Midget all cleaned repaired and tuned - it runs wonderfully!! :) I rebuilt the clutch hydraulics and i now have some clut
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00440.html (7,924 bytes)

14. Re: Sports cars vs. SUVs (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 95 11:38:07 MDT
There's a whole lot more to the hobby of 4-Wheeling than slinging mud. Sure, if you want to live your life in a commercial, that may be what you go out and do. But to say there is no driving skill i
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00596.html (7,503 bytes)

15. Oil Cooler (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 95 12:10:02 MDT
Hello fine folks, This weekend i plan on putting a new clutch in my '73 Midget. In preparation i have removed the bonnet and the front grill and some various engine parts. While doing this i noticed
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00618.html (8,060 bytes)

16. Midget does strange things (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 95 14:50:20 MDT
Well, in a moment of weakness i decided to try to impress my new potential girlfriend with a ride up the mountains in the MG. She loved it (so did i). It ran like a champ up the mountain road to this
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00686.html (7,514 bytes)

17. Re: Dean Craig's mystery messages. (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 95 15:38:07 MDT
Jeez, this is kinda drastic dont you think? What if the postmaster at Mr. Craigs location didn't *want* him on an MG list. What if he risked losing his job 'cause he's using his network link to subs
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00780.html (8,542 bytes)

18. Re: was mystery message, now girlfriend bashing (score: 1)
Author: Graham Knight <>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 95 9:06:13 MDT
Well, it was kind of a joke, but i forgot the smileys. I didn't dump her, of course, she dumped me! :) -- -- Graham Knight 303-977-7085 --
/html/mgs/1995-08/msg00797.html (7,867 bytes)

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