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1. Re: MGB spinon filter adapters (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 11:24:48 -0600
FWIW I have changed a lot of canister filters on all sorts of brit cars, and I have found that if the washer sealing the bolt to the outside of the canister is good you can change the thing with as
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00368.html (8,849 bytes)

2. Re: will not start (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 11:28:43 -0600
automotive I like nylocs in areas of little or no heat. In the engine bay and anywhere else the nuts may get hot, I prefer stove bolts. These are the all metal ones that are crimped on the end. You
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00370.html (7,634 bytes)

3. Re: Putting our cars performance into perspective (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 11:49:18 -0600
my girlfriend always says she loves to race other midgets (she drives a bugeye) up the passes here in Colorado, because they can race full bore and never break the speed limit. james -- Original Mess
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00372.html (11,560 bytes)

4. Re: Stutter, cough, splutter (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 12:41:16 -0600
Now just imagine what the filter on the end of the pickup inside the tank looks like! I have a theory for you. If you remember my earlier description, the filter is not serviceable. You may be able t
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00377.html (8,297 bytes)

5. Re: Putting our cars performance into perspective (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2002 13:28:12 -0600
will do, but don't hold your breath. and /// or try /// Archives at
/html/mgs/2002-08/msg00413.html (8,768 bytes)

6. Re: Glenwood Springs (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Sun, 9 Jun 2002 01:14:36 -0600
Nope, we're not there any more. We were evacuated at about 9pm. They had I-70 east open for us to get out, and I heard that they had a way out for the westbound folks as well. This was certainly a me
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00246.html (8,200 bytes)

7. Re: need short air hoses (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 20:44:55 -0600
I haven't looked to confirm what they have, but I would go to McMaster Carr for something like this. They are at they are a great company to deal with IMO. They are aimed at large c
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00324.html (7,547 bytes)

8. Re: Tire sizes (was Re: seat) (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 21:02:48 -0600
Are RE92s still available? I think so, I don't know what Subaru is using now but my 2001 Impreza came with them stock, and the dealers still use them for warrantee and replacement sales. james /// or
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00325.html (7,354 bytes)

9. Re: If it ain't fixed, don't brake it... (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 20:13:40 -0600
Be real careful with air!!! Last night a mechanic friend was working on his Citroen (some of you now know who this is) and needed to do this. He decided that 100# seemed reasonable so he let it rip,
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00451.html (8,554 bytes)

10. Re: Clutch Problems/Manifold ???? (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 20:34:39 -0600
I work for Paul. We just got a batch in, I think we are having them relined in England right now. I think, but you can't hold me to this, that they are $250. VB just recently lowered their price but
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00454.html (7,485 bytes)

11. Re: negative battery cable placement (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 22:37:19 -0600
maybe so you don't get shocked every time you get out of the car? I do.
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00752.html (7,585 bytes)

12. Re: GT real brake cylinders (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2002 18:33:53 -0600
I think you have that backwards. If you change to the larger GT cylinders you should get less rear braking force since it will take more fluid volume to expand the cylinders by the same amount. This
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00840.html (8,569 bytes)

13. Coolant stop leak products (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2002 17:02:40 -0600
Does anyone have any experience with products that are intended to seal small coolant leaks? I have a very small leak on the sealing surface of the front cover of the V8. It is caused by a defect in
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00871.html (7,703 bytes)

14. Re: Coolant stop leak products (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 00:23:51 -0600
On the V8s the front cover has water jackets from the block to the water pump, it is leaking where the right jacket seals the front cover to the block. I was able to find the exact spot, and when I p
/html/mgs/2002-06/msg00882.html (8,298 bytes)

15. Re: engine hesitation and dwell (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 21:50:21 -0600
Well, as much as I hate it my meter is nonfunctional. I borrowed a dwell meter from Larry Hoy and set my dwell, boy did it make a difference. Now that that is solved I am left with a much smaller stu
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00068.html (6,811 bytes)

16. Re: Maaco Paint Job (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 00:33:03 -0600
I had my V8 done at Maaco last year. I took them a rolling shell, with separate doors, bonnet, rear hatch, rockers (removable). I told them I didn't want to see any orange, inside or out, when they f
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00389.html (8,730 bytes)

17. Re: Maaco Paint Job (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 00:39:53 -0600
I agree, the guys at the Maaco in Boulder have a particular interest in older cars to they did good work. However they are still not perfectionists and detail oriented like a true quality paint shop.
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00390.html (10,074 bytes)

18. Re: Rattlin and rollin (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 00:42:43 -0600
I'd also check the wheels for trueness and roundness. I have been told my rostyles are to far out of true to be correctly balanced. I guess this is what happens after 30 years of curb checks. james /
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00391.html (7,146 bytes)

19. Re: Interesting item on eBay web site item#1828095692: Other (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 01:11:09 -0600
I hope this doesn't come across as defending him, but if it is really intended to be a drag car (as he implies) then the new higher CG would be a good thing. For the same reason turning is not includ
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00392.html (9,155 bytes)

20. Sealant (score: 1)
Author: "james" <>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 23:13:06 -0600
I built a plastic coolant surge tank for my V8 and have a small drip leak in the bottom fitting. Can someone recommend a sealant that will stay put inside the tank and withstand the coolant temps? I
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00426.html (6,625 bytes)

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