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1. Water Pump Lubricant (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 1999 09:11:20 +1000
lubricant and a 167 degree thermostat, I managed to lower my operating temperature by an average of 20 to 25 degrees. With the temperature gauge registering 180 degrees at freeway speeds, my overdri
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00018.html (6,938 bytes)

2. Re: Newbee (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 1999 16:10:41 +1000
Could be the ground wire in the distributor. These little things fray, break etc. If you take the dist. cap off theres a tiny wire thats permanently attached to the plate and runs to the outside of
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00038.html (7,149 bytes)

3. Couple of questions.. Long. (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 09:26:45 +1000
Yep I'm back. ;) Last night I spent the best $50.00 I've spent in _a g e s_. On the weekend I fixed a carb throttle plate sealing problem, and of course I had to play with the carb settings again did
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00092.html (9,727 bytes)

4. Re: Couple of questions.. Long. (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 13:55:12 +1000
No actually it's a pull out type only, it doesn't lock. Thats the problem! I just spoke to Bill at sumidel and he told that this is perfectly normal, as is the slop in the jet mechanism/linkage. App
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00105.html (7,521 bytes)

5. Weekend trauma - long of course (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 16:35:46 +1000
Hi all, Well I had an awful weekend! I decided to try and track down that intermittant misfire so first things first, I decided to pull the suction chambers, give the pistons, carbs etc a nice blast
/html/mgs/1999-09/msg00216.html (9,871 bytes)

6. Re: %*&%*($ Moss!!!! (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 13:48:31 +1000
Tell me it wasn't using any of those Alloy retainers.... if it was how hard were the springs? I'm about to fit those retainers in MY motor! As for paint, I am using a local blend for MGA/MGB and it'
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00160.html (8,006 bytes)

7. Re: preparing body for paint (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 15:47:02 +1000
date, That sounds like excellent advice! I haven't heard of this approach before, and feel a little silly for not thinking about it. I think I will use this method when I start on my Healey, I've be
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00162.html (6,854 bytes)

8. OT: Ferrari (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 13:41:02 +1000
Totally off topic. I couldn't believe my eyes this morning, a late 60's Ferrari GTO looking like it just left Le Mans stormed past me.. Incredible Incredible Incredible.. Never seen one in the flesh
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00239.html (6,654 bytes)

9. Re: OT: Ferrari (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 1999 12:13:14 +1000
Well I've heard a few screaming Ferrari Engines, and few Datto's and I think I can tell the difference just by the sound! I heard this before I saw it, so this was no Datto conversion. I've seen plen
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00271.html (7,245 bytes)

10. MGA Wipers (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 12:57:14 +1000
Hi all, My Wipers hardly work at all. With only one connected say driver side, it works, but both together just lock up and freeze unless you give the windscreen a whack and that doesn't work all the
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00396.html (6,712 bytes)

11. Re: Petrol rip off (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 1999 11:59:10 +1000
and thats is South Australia... We are now paying over 82c a litre up here in New South Wales. I saw it at 89c down the road from me. This is beyond a joke, it's now like Gulf War times. It's still
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00458.html (8,561 bytes)

12. Re: compression? (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 10:24:54 +1000
Depends. Is your car a High Compression motor or a Low Compression motor? If it's HC, std they were 160psi, LC 130psi. If you have fit a copper head gasket that normally results in a thicker head ga
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00523.html (8,075 bytes)

13. Learning Process (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 10:37:26 +1000
Hi all, As you know I like to admit my stupid mistakes to the list, or rather my own learning process about my cars so here goes. Couple of days ago I decided to give the A a tweak as I hadn't checke
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00524.html (8,008 bytes)

14. Speedo swings wildly (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 12:56:44 +1000
"Yeah Baby".. Sorry Austin Powers joke. <G> As you can tell I'm fixing the niggly things on my A. The Speedo on my car swings wildly when driving, fluctuating 10-20mph at times. When the car is off,
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00537.html (6,853 bytes)

15. Re: Learning Process (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 15:36:48 +1000
Stop braggin'!! <G> I am too scared to push her past there, even though my oil pressure is stock! I will try 6000rpm tonight just for you I promise! ;) It does get pretty thrashy around 5500rpm, and
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00543.html (8,531 bytes)

16. Re: Anyone In NYC Area? Non emergency help needed. (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1999 14:09:59 +1000
at With my limited knowledge (all disclaimers apply!) it sounds like the distributor drive dog is installed incorrectly or the dist. installed 180degrees out. But that couldn't just happen, you woul
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00711.html (11,275 bytes)

17. Coil Question (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 14:15:24 +1000
Hi all, Getting my new Bosch dist. tomorrow so I decided to replace the one I took from my MGB which is 29yrs old with a Sport coil type. Bosch have just re-released their GT40 in the round style so
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00751.html (7,287 bytes)

18. Re: Shock prices (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 12:43:30 +1000
The rebuilt ones I put in my GT lasted me less than 3000 miles before they started to leak and knock. I'm really hesitant to do the MGA shocks (good god do they need it). Rebuilts are on exchange on
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00881.html (7,175 bytes)

19. Vroom! (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 09:45:20 +1000
Hi all, Well I had a productive weekend working on the A. I installed the new custom built Bosch distributor I got from Hans Pedersen at hi-flow (which is almost 50% bigger btw), a new Bosch coil, ne
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg00950.html (8,316 bytes)

20. Re: Fugliest MGB Award (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 14:45:15 +1000
It's simple. A guy had an MGB, was getting hassled by his Daughter sometime in the mid eighties that she needed a Car, it HAD to be a convertible, and she REALLY just HAD to have a Rabbit like the r
/html/mgs/1999-08/msg01017.html (8,662 bytes)

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