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1. RE: MGA Chassis Number (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 97 12:23:07 -0800
I think a minor correction would be in order. The 16 on the head probably indicates a 1622 head. The 1500 and 1600 both had 15 on the head (in most cases per moss). Also, the chassis number can usual
/html/mgs/1997-01/msg00374.html (8,409 bytes)

2. MGA coupe interior wood parts (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 97 14:54:42 -0800
List members In the MGA 1600 coupe there are 2 wooden armrests capping the door panels, and 2 more extending from these pieces back to the package shelf. Unfortunately my car was missing these pieces
/html/mgs/1997-01/msg00392.html (6,355 bytes)

3. 'B' ovedrive problem (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 97 14:51:23 -0800
List members My '67 BGT has developed the habit of dropping out of overdrive from time to time for very short moments. Electrical seems ok and trannie is full of lube. I have thought of adjusting the
/html/mgs/1997-01/msg00394.html (6,542 bytes)

4. RE: Philosophy revisited (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 97 12:08:57 -0800
could it be but a fixation? Oh the blessed ferver of endeaver, the rush to complete the task. What is this inspiration, the passion in preparation of heading out on the highway? Why do I continue to
/html/mgs/1997-01/msg00783.html (6,600 bytes)

5. what is a car (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 96 10:34:26 -0800
Tried to sent this yesterday bur never got it back from the list. If its a repeat please excuse. For general collector's reading interest, I have placed the text of a 1990 British case on the Britis
/html/mgs/1996-12/msg01141.html (6,768 bytes)

6. RE: Politically correct Santa - Warning, highly offensive material (no LBC content) (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 96 12:20:15 -0800
Please forgive this list response to hiloday levity, but I have discovered the true nature of the 'politically incorect' concept. It seems that the ego of most human individuals cannot support itself
/html/mgs/1996-12/msg01502.html (10,508 bytes)

7. RE: new MGA bodies (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 96 12:43:34 -0800
Checked with Moss. Darlington is the company that makes all the individual panels available from Moss. It is indeed possible to order these panels assembled in a complete body and has been so for a l
/html/mgs/1996-12/msg01557.html (7,107 bytes)

8. RE: Cold Air box - MGB (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 96 09:11:45 -0800
On my 67 B I purchased 2 rear MGA air cleaners (no smog hose nipple on the rear) and drilled the threads out to accept the through bolts for the B carbs. Not sure if they are any better but it sure l
/html/mgs/1996-12/msg01674.html (8,417 bytes)

9. RE: MGA Radiator (score: 1)
Author: Ernest <>
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 96 12:22:50 -0800
I am given to understand that aged coolent can actually become the reason the joints fail. The tank can be re-soldered easily with a propane or acetolene only torch. But I would take it to the radia
/html/mgs/1996-12/msg01784.html (7,858 bytes)

10. Re: danger: philosophical redline (score: 1)
Author: Ernest Gilbert <>
Date: Sun, 05 May 1996 07:43:17 -0700
streets, could he ever know you were on Main street. Ernest (love that cat) Gilbert
/html/mgs/1996-05/msg00214.html (7,551 bytes)

11. Re: Clunker Laws (score: 1)
Author: Ernest Gilbert <>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 1996 09:25:08 -0700
The politicians have it backwards. They keep building more freeways and improving the older ones to carry more traffic further. That is the problem. In fact the first freeway started the problem. If
/html/mgs/1996-04/msg00636.html (7,537 bytes)

12. Re: MOSS Motors (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 1996 15:38:42 -0800
mistakes no hassle. Ernest
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00024.html (7,944 bytes)

13. Re: '67 B upgraded (?) to later car (was: '65, '66, etc.) (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Fri, 08 Mar 1996 14:43:12 -0800
Can't imagine how to do that since the starter is in a completely different location. Easy way is to change the plate iteslf, they fit the same bolt holes on the engine. There is also a difference in
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00274.html (8,158 bytes)

14. Re: MGB Kinpin headache... (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 1996 18:48:02 -0800
come off easily and will probably be usable. I have had some bolts pretty well frozen but was always able to pound them out and reuse the arms. You should never force any part on an MG but you defini
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00359.html (8,812 bytes)

15. Re: TooOldForThisAgain? LONG! (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 15:51:49 -0800
If it wern't for the fact that I still push my cars up a hill into my shop when necessary you're reference to 'pushing 35' as old would make me feel bad. Push more, age less. Ernest Gilbert barrister
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00404.html (6,589 bytes)

16. Re: insulting everyone (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 1996 15:49:56 -0800
And another word to the wise, when you're in Hawaii its "back on the mainland," not back in the states. Ernest 'too much time between ports' Gilbert
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00596.html (6,769 bytes)

17. Re: Brits/Limeys etc (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 1996 16:45:25 -0800
This is now an interesting thread and I'm off to meet Col. Whitehead to do some fresh research. By the way, does anyone know where I can get a Corona tree to go with my lime tree? Ernest Gilbert Barr
/html/mgs/1996-03/msg00717.html (7,249 bytes)

18. Re: dash with cigar lighter (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 1996 17:48:59 -0800
Denise. My '67 BGT has the same lighter in the same place and it seems to be factory. In fact the unit itself is identical to the unit in my '60 MGA. My info on the '67 special (unverified) is: 1) th
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00322.html (8,125 bytes)

19. Re: Air Pump questions (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 1996 14:18:32 -0800
Just a note on PCV. I added a quart of oil to my '67 GT yesterday while it was running. Suddenly the visibility in the parking lot was about 1 foot. Seems oil was sucked from the tube on the side cov
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00499.html (7,777 bytes)

20. MGB temperature (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 1996 15:00:05 -0800
Does anyone have any ideas? My '67 BGT seems to run hot. On cool days on the freeway it carries right at 180 (180 thermostate) going up to 190, on warmer days to 200+. It climbs fast to near 212 (eve
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00502.html (7,513 bytes)

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