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101. Re: battery drain-again! (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2004 07:44:25 -0500
Thanks for the encouragement and offer, Matt, and the advise from all others. I've driven the 67B on several 2000 mile jaunts, but the 79's limit has only been a few hundred so far. I've ordered anot
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00307.html (8,934 bytes)

102. battery drain-alternator (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 01:02:20 -0500
I've installed a new alternator (from O'Reilly's) that is putting out 13.5 volts at the alternator. Looking inside the housing it has a 14TR number on it (I think this is the regulator, which my Luc
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00332.html (9,012 bytes)

103. Spring run! (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 11:38:59 -0500
80 degrees here in Missouri today. I dusted off the 67B and ran it about 70 miles to get rid of the cobwebs. I can't believe how well it runs compared to the desmogged, HIF converted 79. I think some
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00344.html (6,616 bytes)

104. Re: Need Carb heat shield backing material (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 09:29:55 -0500
I was having the same difficulty on a 79B. I used two or three thicknesses(?) of a manifold gasket material that was designed for motor homes. It has a piece of metal sandwiched inside gasket materi
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00517.html (9,123 bytes)

105. auto polish (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 09:33:54 -0500
Can you use the polymer based car polish (i.e. "wax") over a wax coat, or does the wax need removed first? I read somewhere that Dawn dishwashing detergent will strip the wax off a car. Does the poli
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00519.html (6,579 bytes)

106. carpet (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 10:08:09 -0500
Does anyone know where I can get single pieces of black carpeting with or without snaps already installed? I need just two pieces to replace the tan ones behind the seats in the 79B. The rest of the
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00520.html (6,402 bytes)

107. intermittent alternator (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 11:19:19 -0500
For the 4th time this month, I've been stranded and had to either tow the car, or like tonight, have my wife rescue me with the battery out of the other MG. It's getting real frustrating:-(. The orig
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00560.html (7,753 bytes)

108. Re: Another beginner question...... (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 10:49:49 -0500
I found that the original prop and bracket work better than the newer telescopic/hydrolic ones. I installed both and didn't like the way they supported the lids so I removed them after a few days (an
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00592.html (9,769 bytes)

109. intermittant alternator problem, solved? (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 10:56:33 -0500
Please don't laugh, but as a few of you suggested I think all I needed to do was tighten the alternator belt:-( I was getting 14.2 V at the alternator until I turned on the lights and then it went do
/html/mgs/2004-04/msg00593.html (6,810 bytes)

110. sill cover mats (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2004 21:12:44 -0600
The carpet on my 79B is torn and worn just inside the sills on both doors. The rest of the carpet is servicable for the near future. I was thinking of getting the rubber sill covers to cover this are
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00071.html (7,144 bytes)

111. Re: sill cover mats (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 09:14:23 -0600
I'm "agonna" order some an see what happens. I just think living here in good old Missouri, it might cut down on wetness and potential rotting of carpet in this area. Monte BL. doors. about
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00076.html (8,507 bytes)

112. oil consumption (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 09:37:00 -0600
I'm experiencing a high oil consumption (200 miles/qt) in the 67B(hasn't been driven since November). Since the compression tests are good, several have suggested the PCV valve may be the problem. In
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00080.html (7,206 bytes)

113. tappet cover replacement (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 10:37:50 -0600
I have leaky side (tappet) covers on the 79B and have done what several sites have suggested to get them to stop. I'm thinking of installing the single replacement cover that British Automotive has o
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00083.html (6,690 bytes)

114. seats for a 67B (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 10:46:05 -0600
Whew, I'm getting exhausted from all this (abnormal) posting:-). For safety, I want to upgrade the non-headrest seats in the 67B to ones with headrests. The seats that are in the car are black leathe
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00084.html (7,108 bytes)

115. oil consumption, sill covers, and replacement seats (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2004 22:23:18 -0600
Thanks to all who replied to my "machine gun" posts on Saturday. As soon as I can get to the "Morris" Garage, I'm going to get started on checking out the oil consumption problem in the 67. I've deci
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00122.html (7,309 bytes)

116. oil cap (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2004 22:51:16 -0600
Our 67B has a 1973, 18V motor in it with the only pollution control being the PCV valve. The valve cover has a vented port at the rear at right angles to the cover (I currently have it plugged). If I
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00129.html (6,919 bytes)

117. Damper piston (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 20:49:16 -0600
What would cause the carb damper piston to keep popping loose? It always happens on the rear carb on the HIF's I put on the 79B. I thought it might be the plastic cap's threads were worn, so I bought
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00210.html (6,671 bytes)

118. rubber sill covers (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 17:21:11 -0600
Has anyone installed the rubber sill covers (#282-738, pp. 101 Moss)? What did you use to install them? They came with no instructions. Thanks, Monte
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00461.html (6,361 bytes)

119. seat kits (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 19:48:20 -0600
Probably a real dumb question, but I've looked at the Moss catalog and can't find the answer. Do the seat kits include foams, backs, webbing, etc.? Or does seat "kit" mean just covers? Thanks, Monte
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00553.html (6,385 bytes)

120. Re: MGA Master Cylinder (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 19:55:19 -0600
Good thing it didn't leak on the way to church or the congregation might have had to pray for your language use:-). How much turn-around time did you have from the time you sent it to White Post? Mo
/html/mgs/2004-03/msg00555.html (9,167 bytes)

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