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61. auxilliery fuel pump (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2000 21:38:27 -0400
I am assuming you have purchased the little square pump that clicks constantly. It is really a very good unit, just use rubber insulators to mount it, to minimize the click noise. This pump will "fe
/html/mgs/2000-04/msg00944.html (7,591 bytes)

62. consol (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2000 20:44:01 -0500
I'm looking for one of the after market console for an early MGB. They usually had a speaker, ash tray, & a space for 2 gauges. Anyone have a spare or know of a source, please let me know. Thanks Jim
/html/mgs/2000-03/msg00639.html (6,311 bytes)

63. instrument suppliers (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 18:52:36 -0500
Two of my bookmark sites have disappeared, just when I need them. Does anyone know the whereabouts of CA Instruments (CAI) and/or Mo-Ma ? CAI sold Smiths gauges, catered to the the Cobra crowd, Mo-Ma
/html/mgs/2000-03/msg01035.html (6,558 bytes)

64. Import Carlisle 2001 (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 21:14:42 -0500
It is my understanding that you are changing the dates for Import (& Kit Cars) at Carlisle to a September date for 2001. If that info is incorrect, please accept my apologies & delete. If true, howe
/html/mgs/2000-03/msg01707.html (7,373 bytes)

65. Midgets & Sprites (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 19:52:32 -0500
I drove a Mark I Midget, 1963, as a daily driver for about 6 years. It was mechanically a Bugeye with "updated" sheet metal, same 948 / smoothcase/drums/side curtains. I swapped in a 1098 first, then
/html/mgs/2000-01/msg00539.html (6,890 bytes)

66. hardtop story (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 1999 20:13:50 -0500
While I am not advocating a fiberglass hardtop be used as a roll bar, they are stronger than you might imagine. My first British sports car was a 1963 MG Midget. I bought it wrecked from a friend of
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg00182.html (7,253 bytes)

67. '70 GT advice (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Sun, 05 Dec 1999 18:57:19 -0500
Joe- find out what charity, buy it from them for $500.00 Jim Stuart
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg00253.html (6,111 bytes)

68. fender for sale (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 1999 18:40:56 -0500
ADAM- WHERE ARE YOU??????? Jim GT owner in Maryland
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg00608.html (6,153 bytes)

69. was header?? now removing trans, engine in place (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 1999 20:34:21 -0500
You can also remove an overdrive tranny with the engine in place, but you have to spread the tunnel slightly with a sissors jack to put it back in unless you have the "furry beast" to help push. Jim
/html/mgs/1999-12/msg01210.html (6,686 bytes)

70. Re: "lights on" warning (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Mon, 01 Nov 1999 18:14:38 -0500
I don't know if this would make the buzzer sound off when you open the door or not. Sorry. Jim
/html/mgs/1999-11/msg00046.html (8,769 bytes)

71. nervous at highway speed (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 21:50:01 -0500
Check the toe-in. This is a common reason for "hunting" if the toe is equal or toe- out. Check the specs for your car, but my '74-1/2 & '77 wre 1/16-1/8" toe in, as I recall. Some bricks & a couple o
/html/mgs/1999-11/msg00630.html (6,894 bytes)

72. stumbling (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 19:42:04 -0500
About 6 years ago, I bought a solid state SU fuel pump from The Roadster Factory. It is still working fine with 70-80,000 miles on it. About 6 months ago, the pump in my other B went south, so I orde
/html/mgs/1999-11/msg00874.html (7,623 bytes)

73. own one of each (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 19:08:11 -0500
Curious that none of the GT proponents mentioned the sun roof as a means of keeping the car cool. My own GT is a '74, admittedly highly modified, but give the choice between my roadster, equally modi
/html/mgs/1999-11/msg01022.html (6,811 bytes)

74. Moss Motoring - Tech tips (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 1999 22:57:12 -0500
The recent issue of Moss Motoring- an excellent publication, by the way- contains a tech tip regarding spark plug replacement that poses a potential hazard to many car owners, especially those with
/html/mgs/1999-11/msg01206.html (9,336 bytes)

75. soft tops (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 1999 19:38:42 -0400
I opted for a Robbins Stayfast top soon after they first came out, 6 or 7 years ago. It was quite pricey then, but the vinyl tops were only lasting about 3 years, so I decided to take a chance. The t
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg00021.html (6,843 bytes)

76. car show- Hunt Country Classic Sunday Oct 17 (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 1999 18:59:12 -0400
This will be a great all British car show held in the rural "hunt country" of Virginia, approximately 1 hours drive from Washington, DC. Plenty of country roads to get you there, 200 plus cars to see
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg00517.html (7,516 bytes)

77. decent heat (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 19:34:37 -0400
There are a couple of "fixes" for the MGB heater. The 7 Enterprises fan may help, I have gotten mixed reviews, some say only more noise, others love it. My 1st fix was to seal about 50 small air leak
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg00634.html (9,196 bytes)

78. differential problems (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 1999 23:07:13 -0400
Before swapping out the diff because of the excessive play seen when turning the wheel, you may wish to try replacing the thrust washers. This operation is described in Porter's book & others as a cu
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg00712.html (7,513 bytes)

79. MBG clutch trouble (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 19:46:04 -0400
Driving without a clutch is not that hard, so get the car home or whatever. Start in 2nd gear, the car will lurch a bit, but it will go, assuming you are not heading up hill. Letting the car coast a
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg01183.html (7,215 bytes)

80. radiator for "some day V8" (score: 1)
Author: Jim Stuart <>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 19:26:54 -0400
Any radiator you use for a 4 cyl car will have to be modified for a V-8, as the inlet & outlets are on different sides of the car. This is not to say you can't install a rad with V-8 ins & out & cobb
/html/mgs/1999-10/msg01311.html (7,104 bytes)

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