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221. Head Off + Powder Coat Colours (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 1998 11:00:36 +1000
Hi you lot, <G> Last night real late I decided to take the head off the B (BTW mine is a Chrome Bumper with the hard to get at sump) - there was a few problem areas, mainly the #1 stud didn't want to
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00157.html (9,909 bytes)

222. Pics (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 1998 14:02:45 -0800
Hi all, As I said earlier here's those pictures of the B's head and block - along with a pic of my carb rebuild. None of these are too good, I should have used better lighting. Oh well. <G> http://ww
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00168.html (6,446 bytes)

223. re: SOME MG's and Bad weather (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 1998 20:43:25 -0800
Hi all, Speaking of Bad weather and MG's I'd like to relate an experience or two I've had with my GT over the years. Kinda off subject but what the hell. For ages we used to run 185 tyres on standard
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00184.html (7,688 bytes)

224. Sump off.. (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Sun, 06 Dec 1998 20:14:42 -0800
Hi everyone, FINALLY I managed to get the blasted sump off the B (1970 CB). Phew! What an exercise. I decided to try removing the sump using a combination of ideas from people on the list. I managed
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00301.html (9,278 bytes)

225. Bearings and Crank (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 1998 11:30:05 -0800
Hi all - just a follow up to my message of last night. I got the #3 piston out no drama. Appears ok - no visible damage. The big end bearing mating surface on the top part of the rod appears to have
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00333.html (8,019 bytes)

226. Why did it fail? and software.. (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 1998 22:15:09 -0800
Hi all, Spoke to Bill today at Midel and he said there must have been a reason why the big end bearing failed and that normally these bearings don't fail unless there is say a massive oil pressure lo
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00362.html (8,111 bytes)

227. Tourism: England vs. Australia <G> Hugely off topic. ;)) (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 1998 22:54:52 -0800
Must clear up a few things here!! My job as an Australian. Well actually I'm born a Kiwi, 10 years Australian, 2 years American and Pommie parented - go figure. <G> Basically a mutt! 1. We get Speck
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00364.html (9,663 bytes)

228. Pics of my motor (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 1998 15:00:20 +1000
Hi all, Here's those pics of my motor that I mentioned. Perhaps some of you can take a look and comment, I know it's not easy to tell from pictures. I used a macro lens to get these shots, so the sco
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00427.html (8,013 bytes)

229. Re: OT MEAT was Re: (BEER) longish (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 1998 15:25:15 +1000
Well I dunno, the Beer ain't that bad if you pick it right. <G> I picked quite a few last time I was there.. <VBG> Now I've been to Texas, thats where my fiancee is from. We went to some place in Hu
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00429.html (9,136 bytes)

230. Update on my motor (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Wed, 09 Dec 1998 23:18:50 -0800
Hi all, Just to keep y'all up to date. Firstly thanks very much to everyone who's been helping me with my motor problem - in no particular order - Gary, Barney, Trevor, Art, Harlan, Denise, Mike, Bob
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00515.html (8,158 bytes)

231. re: My coming out... (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 1998 12:59:23 -0800
You know I reckon it's ok to discuss Beer, Wine, Beef, Tourism, Bus Tours and even passive solar heating on the MG List - all complimentary topics <G>. But isn't this 'Triumph' topic taking things a
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00571.html (6,892 bytes)

232. Re: MGR prices and uses for ATF (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 1998 11:51:00 +1000
The group is called 'RV8 Cars Australia'. You can see pictures of a couple of their first three cars they had for sale at: I think these are all sold but they
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00636.html (7,686 bytes)

233. Nuts and Bolts (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 1998 18:30:55 -0800
Hi everyone, Finally managed to undo the mains nuts today using a 3/4" socket, solid bar and the handle of my trolley jack - to get the necessary leverage (thanks Gary for the idea!) required to budg
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00705.html (6,727 bytes)

234. re: wire wheel help (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 1998 12:47:21 -0800
Wire Wheels actually became options in 1970 as the factory switched to Rostyles and this became the standard wheel. However prior to that Wire Wheels came Painted as standard and Chrome as an option
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00728.html (7,594 bytes)

235. re: wire wheels (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 1998 19:08:41 -0800
Hi all, Just wanted to clear something up that didn't come out right in my last Email. Wire Wheels were always optional on B's as they originally came with the disc type steel wheels with hubcaps - u
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00741.html (7,048 bytes)

236. Re: From: "Neil Cotty" <> (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 11:47:10 +1000
I'm glad you responded Neil, I don't know much about Australian imports (my car was bought by us in the USA), but I would say you're right considering there are very, very few cars here with disc wh
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00766.html (7,087 bytes)

237. OT: Thats it! (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 13:08:43 +1000
I don't know why I'm posting this, but I feel like a splurge - I've had it up to here of coding software till 4am 5 nights in a row!!! Argghghh! I just can't stand it any more!!!!! Perusing the trade
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00828.html (6,890 bytes)

238. Re: SU conversion for 79 MGB (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 15:21:37 +1000
If you do go ahead with it I'm sure Lawrie Alexander could help you out rebuilding the carbs - or why not try it yourself. It's fun and really not that hard! <G> Moss sells a SU
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00835.html (7,109 bytes)

239. Math (score: 1)
Author: Neil Cotty <>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 00:52:55 -0800
Hi all, I know I'm a dumbo so don't bother telling me I am, even after this message ok! <G> I've been trying to learn a little automotive math to work out Compression Ratios for the purpose of knowin
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00849.html (7,665 bytes)

240. Re: Official MG Website (score: 1)
Author: "Neil Cotty" <>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 11:26:39 +1000
Yes. and Yes! This is Rover Australia's MG site - so it's official too ! <G> Has spec's on our F's etc. Interesting and very classy website. Loads fast for me. <VBG> Wonder why... ;) Cheers, Neil. -
/html/mgs/1998-12/msg00887.html (6,889 bytes)

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