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21. Re: MGB temperature (score: 1)
Author: "Ernest E. Gilbert" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 1996 17:15:09 -0800
Thank you very little. Ernest
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00510.html (6,993 bytes)

22. odd steering wheel (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 1996 09:19:42 -0800 (PST)
The steering wheel that came on my '67 B GT is imprinted "personal" as a brand/model name. It has a wood outer ring with 3 alloy spokes which have the graduated size round holes in them. The hub is a
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00136.html (7,008 bytes)

23. Re: Changing oil (gearbox?) (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 1996 08:25:37 -0800 (PST)
I tried the same oil in an early OD gearbox. Felt better than the 90 hypoid at first but after the first 45 minute drive shifting felt like no lub at all. Replaced it after 250 miles and there was m
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00210.html (7,926 bytes)

24. Re: clutch death - short story/ all lbc (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 1996 16:03:44 -0800 (PST)
Maybe that's why the case on my early transmission came from the DPO all hacked up in the bottom of the bell housing. Now I have an unusable transmission housing. Ernest E. Gilbert e-mail: lawref@la
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00317.html (7,865 bytes)

25. backup lights (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 1995 13:29:33 -0800
My apology. After reading the responses to my posting on backup lights I went back to the reference and actual parts. I found: 1) Moss catalogue lists a backup light switch in the early trans parts b
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00017.html (7,265 bytes)

26. speedometer wanted (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Sun, 3 Dec 1995 05:55:23 -0800
Help please, I have exhausted all of my usual sources. I need an early MGB OD speedometer. The dial should bear the numbers '1040.' Thanks in advance. Ernest E. Gilbert http://www.l
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00031.html (6,481 bytes)

27. home page (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 1995 10:37:32 -0800
A couple of months ago I put up some pix of the MGA coupe for a few that had expressed interest. Now the page has been listed on the MG home page in UK and hits consistantly run in the top 10 of all
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00149.html (7,226 bytes)

28. radio (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 1995 08:23:56 -0800
Someone was asking about repair of their original radio. Just found the home page of The Classic Car Radio Co. and will pass it along. Ernest E. Gilbert lawref
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00179.html (6,354 bytes)

29. wish list (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 06:59:39 -0800
I'll just settle for the DB5. A left hand stock version of the Bond car would be perfect. They made 17 of these I understand, so no problem. Now if someone will forward this to with
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00246.html (6,698 bytes)

30. Denise Thorpe Explains (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 1995 07:49:05 -0800
Having been challenged by Will Zehring about the difference between the early MGB shift levers, Denise Thorp replied" "Since OD trannies are not used in race cars, it stands to reason that those amon
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00331.html (7,868 bytes)

31. overdrive conversion and clip art (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 1995 10:11:52 -0800
I have just posted some notes about the pitfalls of an overdrive conversion to our MG pages under tech nones in case anyone is interested. I also downloaded some of the clip art from the archives and
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00510.html (6,766 bytes)

32. females on list (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 1995 17:56:16 -0800
Denise - I'm curious now. The oldest profession can't be what most on this list assumed since by definition there first had to be some other profession, be it gathering or hunting or whatever, befor
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00514.html (7,449 bytes)

33. Re: A/B Parts Interchangeability? (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 1995 18:22:42 -0800
Difference between the A and B front shocks is the arms. They ar themselves different, and oriented in the opposite direction on the shafts. Rear shocks seem to be the same dimensionally but check t
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00515.html (8,237 bytes)

34. Re: honor without prophets (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 1995 17:18:18 -0800
I still have the name and contact for the modernity master that bought my vet when Kermit came on line. You could talk to him about an up/down grade in size/comfort/luxury. Ernest 'If we had an MG l
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00612.html (7,555 bytes)

35. Re: Two Issues - Windscreend / Steering Wheel (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 1995 18:40:59 -0800
By the price they do seem proud of their remanufactured wheels, but without cause. On the original the 'bumps' were convex and fell between your fingers. On the repro from Moss at least the bumps ar
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00613.html (7,548 bytes)

36. MGB pan removal (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 1995 10:26:05 -0800
Just put a '67 GT together for the first time (acquired 5 years ago) and found the bottom end loose. Low oil pressure, slight rattle. But the top end is great. Has anyone ever dropped the pan with th
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00090.html (6,541 bytes)

37. Austim Princes (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 1995 13:43:30 -0800
A friend has recently acquired and wants to sell me a '51 Austin Princes. I think he thought it was a Bently when the seller got him. It is right hand drive, runs and drives somewhat, but needs paint
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00128.html (6,683 bytes)

38. Hardened valve seats (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 1995 07:05:43 -0800
Reviving a thread that already went buy, I think I have mentioned that after years of delay and with a second engine I finally got my '67 B GT on the road. But after about 150 miles on this new engin
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00379.html (7,059 bytes)

39. RE: Smog Tests - California (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 1995 16:00:03 -0800
This is confirmed by my local and knowlegable BAR certified smog man. It is also my long standing understanding Ernest E. Gilbert
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00438.html (7,687 bytes)

40. Re: Ring JOB (score: 1)
Author: (Ernest E. Gilbert)
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 1995 16:22:13 -0800
Unlikely that all 'oil rings' would go suddenly and with such a noise. look elsewhere for the reason it won't start before tearing it apart. Rings may be bad but the oil on the plugs has probably bu
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00439.html (8,983 bytes)

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