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1. Re: So I shift gears and it shorts out everything (score: 1)
Author: "mghirsch" <>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 20:52:13 -0600
I see two possibilities, though they are related. If you have OD, the wiring to the solenoid is not fused. If there is a worn spot on the wiring it could short out as the motor torques, especially if
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00202.html (7,431 bytes)

2. Re: Looks like alternator failure (score: 1)
Author: "mghirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2006 09:39:36 -0600
One thing I forgot to mention-make sure the belt is at the proper tension. Maynard
/html/mgs/2006-01/msg00002.html (6,282 bytes)

3. RE: PCV System-MGB (score: 1)
Author: "mghirsch" <>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 09:42:51 -0600
When is the last time you cleaned and or changed the filler cap? The owners manual recommended changing the cap at set intervals. If the cap is plugged, you might have a buildup of pressure. Maynard
/html/mgs/2006-01/msg00057.html (6,291 bytes)

4. RE: Poor brakes - and how to get to them (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2005 18:08:08 GMT
There are a couple of possibilites. the first is that you have a bad master. You can chek it easily by using line clamps. Clamp each of the three brake hoses. Press the pedal, it should be rock hard.
/html/mgs/2005-12/msg00061.html (8,911 bytes)

5. Off-topic, but very interesting (score: 1)
Author: "mghirsch" <>
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 09:18:46 -0600
A PENSIONER couldn't believe his eyes when he got a speeding ticket - it said he had been clocked at 800mph! Adalat Khan, 73, was told he had been captured by a camera apparently going at more than t
/html/mgs/2005-12/msg00142.html (7,825 bytes)

6. Re: Looks like alternator failure (score: 1)
Author: "mghirsch" <>
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2005 19:45:43 -0600
It does sound as if the alternator is not putting out a charge. In a true rebuild, they replace the brushes, diode pack, and the bearings. They would also check the solder joints and polish the commu
/html/mgs/2005-12/msg00203.html (6,269 bytes)

7. wiring (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 18:24:39 -0500
Saw this on another British Car Website: Maynard
/html/mgs/2005-09/msg00364.html (6,277 bytes)

8. Re: Midget-jumpy tach and no power (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2005 21:19:06 -0500
I jumpy tach usually means the condenser in the distributor is bad. If you have electronic ignition, ignore this post.
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00009.html (6,400 bytes)

9. Re: A ne MG enthusiast is born (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2005 08:49:42 -0500
I'm glad you didn't name him Lucas. Maynard
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00016.html (6,334 bytes)

10. Re: The London Bombs-Off Topic (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 08:48:43 -0500
What riles me is that the press continues to use "terrorists?, a word that has almost become a badge of honour in some (misguided) people's minds. I agree, but at least the press calling them terrori
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00084.html (6,941 bytes)

11. Re: Brake Bleeding Problem (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 16:10:36 -0500
I see a couple of problems. Initially, try removing the bleeder valve(s) completely. Sometimes rust blocks the bleeder. See if you get flow with the bleeder out. I if not then lets continue. First, t
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00162.html (7,817 bytes)

12. Re: Pits are the Pits (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 18:37:36 -0500
The used to have pits in the Chicago area. They are illegal now. I don't know the reason why. But I wonder how Jiffy Lube and others get away with it. Maynard
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00257.html (7,118 bytes)

13. Re: New wiring (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 13:22:55 -0500
You might want to consider clipping off each old terminals and leaving them in place. Just make sure there is enough of the old wire to see the color. Maynard
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00334.html (7,620 bytes)

14. Re: My first rebuilt engine (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 18:49:27 -0500
Did you prime the oil pump? I always pack the oil pump with Vaseline when I install a new one. There is a gasket between the pickup and the pump, IIRC, the gasket has a hole in it that has to be inst
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00338.html (6,915 bytes)

15. Re: Pronounciations and Spellings (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2005 13:17:16 -0500
Reminds me of the story about the two old ladies who stop in Albuquerque to get lunch while driving from L. A. to Chicago. The waitress comes over and one of the ladies asks her, "How do you pronounc
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00440.html (8,052 bytes)

16. re: the three wiper thing (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 20:51:08 -0500
I don't know if it is only American or not, but it is because of the Americans that there are the three blades. Safety regs enacted in 67 or 68 required that a certain percentage of the windscreen be
/html/mgs/2005-06/msg00075.html (7,006 bytes)

17. Re: Best way to pull eng+transmission (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 20:58:25 -0500
It is possible to remove a non-overdrive tyranny from a rubber bumper B without removing the engine or destroying anything, but it takes getting the car high enough to be able to manhandle the tranny
/html/mgs/2005-06/msg00076.html (6,726 bytes)

18. Repair kit (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2005 10:16:38 -0500
Saw this on a Jag web site. Has anyone tried this, how well did it work?
/html/mgs/2005-06/msg00101.html (6,505 bytes)

19. re: remove windshield (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 18:43:16 -0500
There are two bolts on each side.
/html/mgs/2005-05/msg00204.html (6,624 bytes)

20. Re: sizing correct bottom end bearings (score: 1)
Author: "Maynard Hirsch" <>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 19:37:55 -0500
If the bearings are the original size, there will be no size marked. Otherwise look for something like 0.020 which would mean the crank is 20 thousands undersize. Maynard
/html/mgs/2005-04/msg00166.html (6,430 bytes)

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