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1. Starter Motor Disengages Too Easily (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2006 16:14:31 +0100
[Only Very Slightly OT] Hi fellow listers, I'm having a problem currently with a car with a Lucas starter motor, Model M35G, (_not_ the pre-engaged type with the solenoid on top of it, where the sole
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00060.html (7,475 bytes)

2. Re: Starter Motor Disengages Too Easily / The Solution (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 20:41:11 +0100
Well, it turned out to be quite simple, after all. Before reassembling the engine to the gearbox, I had already checked the ring gear- that seemed to be OK. I had already done what has been suggested
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00331.html (8,787 bytes)

3. Re: Points and other things (score: 1)
Author: "Lambertus Palte" <>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 08:30:58 +0100 (MET)
I went to a local Brezan shop, probably the Dutch equivalent of your Pep Boys. "Contact Breaker Points? Never heard of them. What are they used for?" Bert 1970 MGB Holland, Europe. -- 10 GB Mailbox,
/html/mgs/2006-01/msg00028.html (7,305 bytes)

4. Re: Teflon tape (score: 1)
Author: "Lambertus Palte" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 15:07:28 +0100 (MET)
and I notice they used what looks like plumber's teflon tape. IMHO PTFE shouldn't be there in the first place. Perhaps the thread is different on the tube fittings and your garage buddies failed to
/html/mgs/2006-01/msg00200.html (7,042 bytes)

5. Re: Blocking Air Rail Ports in Head (score: 1)
Author: "Lambertus Palte" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 17:46:47 +0200 (MEST)
7/16" UNF, same size as safety belt fixing bolts. -- Lust, ein paar Euro nebenbei zu verdienen? Ohne Kosten, ohne Risiko! Satte Provisionen f|r GMX Partner:
/html/mgs/2005-09/msg00160.html (8,167 bytes)

6. Re: Brake fluid leaking (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 20:27:44 +0200
Yes. BTDT Once, the brake pressure switch was broken on my 1970 B. They sold me, at the time, an incorrect part (for an Alfa Romeo, I think it was) looking exactly the same. Metric thread, of course,
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00060.html (7,408 bytes)

7. Re: clutch master/slave cylinders (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2005 10:26:33 +0200
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00169.html (6,786 bytes)

8. Re: Rear Brake Cylinder Circlip Assembly (score: 1)
Author: "Lambertus Palte" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 15:08:02 +0200 (MEST)
If I'm not mistaken then this issue has come up a few times over the last 10 years on this list. BTDT. My advice (again): It is pretty easy to take the brake anhor plate off the car. Then, it's a pi
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00184.html (7,185 bytes)

9. Oil change cards (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2005 21:06:30 +0200
Hey fellow listers, I am trying to find examples of oil change cards of the 70s/80s, possibly to reproduce them. Does anyone know where to find them? Google did not return what I was looking for. TIA
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00301.html (6,491 bytes)

10. Re: Oil change cards / This is what I meant. (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 13:07:15 +0200
Sorry guys, English is not my first language. What I mean is a small tag, probably about 40 x 80 mm (1.5 inch by 3 inches) or so with e.g. a 6 mm (1/4 in.) hole in them, dangling from e.g. the direct
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00319.html (7,943 bytes)

11. Re: Fw: Rear Wheel Cyliner Question-MGB (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 12:28:21 +0100
BTDT. 1. Many aftermarket parts are not up to the original quality. This includes wheel cylinders and clips. 2. My trick is to take the brake anchor plate off the car. Then, the job is easy! Bert
/html/mgs/2005-02/msg00119.html (7,105 bytes)

12. Re: Tach not working (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 16:26:03 +0100
Try this link: Bert
/html/mgs/2004-12/msg00179.html (6,464 bytes)

13. Q: Automatic Battery Chargers (score: 1)
Author: "Lambertus Palte" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 21:35:51 +0200 (MEST)
Hi fellow listers, Does anyone of you have any experience with so-called automatic battery chargers, i.e. chargers that will not overcharge your car battery and can be left unattended over a long per
/html/mgs/2004-07/msg00224.html (6,594 bytes)

14. Re: UK Scam?? (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2003 20:32:31 +0100
I would say: let him pay simply cash. Only once in my life I bougt a car in a foreign country and cash is accepted everywhere. Showing cold cash gives the prospective buyer an advantage. A few thousa
/html/mgs/2003-12/msg00101.html (7,887 bytes)

15. Smiths Rev Counter Diagram Wanted (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 20:04:13 +0100
Hi fellow listers, The electronic rev counter on my 1972 Sunbeam Sceptre doesn't work any more, though it was functioning when I drove the car for the last time (in 1985 that was...). Apart from the
/html/mgs/2003-11/msg00288.html (7,017 bytes)

16. Re: Smiths Rev Counter Diagram Wanted (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2003 13:27:25 +0100
Thanks Paul, this was exactly what I needed! (end of topic) Bert, Holland 1970 MGB
/html/mgs/2003-11/msg00609.html (7,074 bytes)

17. Anyone have a Lockheed catalog? (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2003 15:36:12 +0200
Hi fellow listers, I've recently started a new project, rebuilding my 1972 Sunbeam Sceptre. It's a British car with a mechanical setup quite like my 1970 MGB (there you are, mandatory MG content :-)
/html/mgs/2003-09/msg00093.html (7,895 bytes)

18. RE: Brake lights (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 20:18:32 +0200
BTDT. Ditto. That's perhaps because there is some remaining pressure after using the brakes, due to the check valve deep below in the master cylinder.
/html/mgs/2003-09/msg00355.html (8,107 bytes)

19. Re: A snake? (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2003 21:55:04 +0200
Hans, Not all oil filters are the same. When did you last change the oil plus filter? If considerable more tha a year ago this may contribute to the problem for getting clogged. Knecht is a good one,
/html/mgs/2003-07/msg00713.html (7,908 bytes)

20. How To Take Along A One-Year Old In An MGB (score: 1)
Author: Bert Palte <>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2003 14:06:08 +0200
Dear Fellow Listers, I'm not a regular contributor to this list, but now, once more, I call upon the wisdom of this list for a solution to the following problem. We have a 13-month old son and wonder
/html/mgs/2003-03/msg00790.html (8,324 bytes)

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