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201. Re: painting wire wheels (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 12:17:43 -0500
I may find that the shiny metal is exactly what I want instead of the silver paint. What type of sealing coat would be suggested? Thanks, Monte you Obviously investing /// or try
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00332.html (8,107 bytes)

202. MGB Spare tyre wing bolt (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 11:36:36 -0500
ends /// or try /// Archives at
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00350.html (7,815 bytes)

203. chrome strip rivets (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 18:18:04 -0500
The 79 is FINALLY out (21 weeks) of the paint shop and looks great (Carmine)! Both "cracks of doom were reinforced, new lower panels were welded in place, both on the front fenders and the doglegs. N
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00398.html (7,533 bytes)

204. Re: I told you so, 73 MGB (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 22:53:14 -0500
I paid $5800 for a 67B in good, clean shape. Bought it on Ebay. Flew to Seattle. Drove it to Missouri. It was worth it. Rust free, in really good shape, but not concourse by any means; still positiv
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00410.html (8,404 bytes)

205. Re: AAA's "Secret Agenda?" (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 23:09:55 -0500
Our State Farm insurance offers, for about $7 per year per car, roadside tow/fuel/flat insurance. I've used it numerous times, in fact I used it yesterday to bring the 79 B home from the paint shop w
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00411.html (10,151 bytes)

206. new paint (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 23:34:43 -0500
Can you wash a car that has just been painted? If not, how long should you wait? What about waxing? The newly painted 79B is slowly going back together and the 67 is getting newly primed and painted
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00462.html (7,017 bytes)

207. washing new paint (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 16:39:33 -0500
Thanks Blake, Paul, Rocky, Larry, and Barrie for you comments. I'll wait a week to wash it and months to wax. It will probably take several weeks to get it all back together again anyway. I think I'l
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00478.html (6,603 bytes)

208. wire wheels painted (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 16:52:06 -0500
I had the wheels sandblasted then I tuned and trued them, and primed them with self-etching primer. I then applied three coats of silver Rustoleum and two coats of Krylon clear lacquer. They look rea
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00479.html (7,021 bytes)

209. caliper rebuild problem (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 17:46:10 -0500
I'm rebuilding the brake calipers on the front of the 67B and have run into a problem. I can't get the new dust seal retainers pressed into the caliper body around the piston. I'm using all new parts
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00621.html (7,365 bytes)

210. bleeding rebuilt calipers (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2003 15:57:31 -0500
I have the calipers rebuilt and installed on the 67B. Having only bled brakes once, I of course have a question for "the experienced ones". What is the purpose of the plug in the top of the caliper?
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00638.html (6,952 bytes)

211. Bleeding brake calipers-disregard (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2003 20:53:57 -0500
Got brake system bled. Trial run tomorrow. /// or try /// Archives at
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00639.html (6,421 bytes)

212. Re: mgb floor repair or crack of doom websites? (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 20:30:30 -0500
I recently had both "cracks" fixed according to Paul Hunt's instructions at: Monte 79B, Carmine, with doors fixed 67B, BRG 74 1/2 Rust, parts car /// or try http://www.t
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00686.html (7,587 bytes)

213. canada trip-helpers? (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 19:48:29 -0500
My wife and daughter have decided to go to New York City to do the tourist thing so my 21 year old son and I are taking the 67B to Canada camping for a week or so. We will be leaving Friday AM. From
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00744.html (8,092 bytes)

214. Dot 3 or 4? (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 23:25:58 -0500
I just noticed that the brake caliper repair sheet calls for using Dot 4 brake fluid and I have used Dot 3 throughout. Is this a problem I need to correct? Monte 79B, Carmine 67B, BRG 74 1/2 Rust, pa
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00750.html (6,734 bytes)

215. Re: Brake Job Recommendations? (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 23:55:05 -0500
I've done it so it must be easy:-). Just last week I even rebuilt the calipers! The one bit of advise that I have is to make sure and put the brake shoes on correctly; the area of the shoe with the
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00751.html (7,638 bytes)

216. MG2003 (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2003 23:36:22 -0500
Hi all, I'm back after 12 days on Grand Turk (anyone been?) and wondering who on the list I'll be seeing in St. Louis next weekend. My wife and I will be in the BRG 67B (the 79 is still in the paint
/html/mgs/2003-06/msg00414.html (6,793 bytes)

217. TD a winner (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 08:55:05 -0500
I went to an antique car show in Quincy, Illinois yesterday. Many nice, older American cars. There were only two foreign cars and a very nicely restored 52 TD won best of show. Monte /// or try http:
/html/mgs/2003-06/msg00447.html (6,523 bytes)

218. compression test (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 20:50:06 -0500
My wife and I had a good time at MG2003 this weekend and was happy to meet several listers there. There were many superb B's in attendance. Someone said there were over 250 registrants (Chuck?). We c
/html/mgs/2003-06/msg00648.html (7,925 bytes)

219. Re: air filter (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 21:19:58 -0500
I took Barney's suggestion about double nutting the manifold-to-cat junction using stainless steel nuts, since he said the brass nuts can't be torqued very much and come loose with age and heat. Min
/html/mgs/2003-06/msg00651.html (8,169 bytes)

220. Re: compression test (score: 1)
Author: "MonteMorris" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 15:03:51 -0500
Thanks Barney. We left St. Louie early on Saturday, so evidently missed you. I've had the valve cover gasket off several times, so I'll check it first, then the rest. I replaced the tappet cover gask
/html/mgs/2003-06/msg00677.html (10,254 bytes)

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