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1. Re: Moment of Truth (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 09:52:32 -0000
How on earth could you wait that long ... -- Original Message -- the
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00000.html (5,926 bytes)

2. Re: Rear Brake Bleeder (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2006 09:19:25 -0000
I'm sure an MGA-er will chip in, but they do point downwards on the MGB. This confuses as people expect them to be uppermost like the front calipers. However where there is a relatively large reservo
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00007.html (7,282 bytes)

3. Re: rear rebound straps (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 14:36:23 -0000
That is exactly what they are for! Missing straps result in the dampers limiting the travel of the axle, which is not good for them, the lever-arms at least. PaulH. -- Original Message -- of
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00029.html (7,054 bytes)

4. Re: MG X Power cars on Auction (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 09:55:18 -0000
Also about eight SVs, ranging from a couple just requiring 'trim pack' to others only part built/painted. -- Original Message --
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00038.html (6,665 bytes)

5. Re: SU Fuel pump mounting (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 10:01:48 -0000
As previously said they terminate in the boot, although on my 73 the two pipes go to separate T-fittings of different sizes and different pipe size. There is nothing else on the arms of the Ts, just
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00039.html (7,399 bytes)

6. Re: V.B. Power Door Locks (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 15:27:59 -0000
Can't speak for VB, but I have installed power locks from the MGOC in the UK. These were just the motors, connecting to an output on an alarm system that I already had installed. There were no physic
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00042.html (8,592 bytes)

7. Re: VB's Heavy Duty Headlamp upgrade - A WARNING! (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 15:56:40 -0000
Firstly any fuse *or* circuit breaker that cuts power to both headlights on both beams should only ever be used if there are also individual filament fuses/circuit breakers. And 2nd circuit-breakers
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00043.html (9,231 bytes)

8. Re: V.B. Power Door Locks (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 13:52:21 -0000
I already had the alarm installed, it was my daily driver, two of us often in it, adding the locks to my existing alarm seemed a no-brainer as my wife can get into the car without waiting for me to l
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00057.html (9,960 bytes)

9. Re: Replacing rear springs - where to jack? (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 13:38:48 -0000
Immediately in front of the front spring hanger. I use small blocks of wood between the base of the hanger plate and the top of the axle stand to spread the load. You can then jack under the spring t
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00058.html (8,371 bytes)

10. Re: Moss's new seat belts (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 10:05:50 -0000
Must be a very strong return spring, or you have very sensitive skin. I've driven both my MGs for up to 500 miles and eight hours per day with nothing like that. PaulH. -- Original Message --
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00062.html (6,899 bytes)

11. Re: V.B. Power Door Locks (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 09:47:28 -0000
Mine at least is a GT V8. And if you can't get into a convertible without cutting a hole in the top you should be ashamed of yourself ... PaulH. -- Original Message --
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00074.html (8,136 bytes)

12. Re: attachment points, front fender (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 09:34:32 -0000
The lower part of the front wing screws into a flange on the bottom of the sill. If the flange has corroded away then that implies major corrosion in the sill itself, which usually means the inner me
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00082.html (7,892 bytes)

13. Re: rebuild or part out? (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 15:06:40 -0000
The starter motor always spins in the same direction as it has both a wound stator and a wound rotor. The wiper motor has a permanent magnet stator so *does* turn in the opposite direction, but it do
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00089.html (8,335 bytes)

14. Re: rebuild or part out? (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 10:48:47 -0000
Depends on the fuel pump. Capacitor quenched units used until 1977, diode quenched thereafter. The former don't need to be switched, the latter do. Original factory pumps will all be negative ground
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00100.html (9,258 bytes)

15. Re: Truing wire wheels and mounting, balancing tires (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:13:44 -0000
Loose? Or broken? I have had chrome wires with chrome spokes and although they were fine for the first 8 or 9 years I find now that I break one or two per year. Truing isn't a problem, any classic bi
/html/mgs/2006-03/msg00110.html (8,821 bytes)

16. Re: Hood Glue (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 14:16:11 -0000
Aerosol worked fine for me both on under-bonnet foam and carpet for sills and rear arches. Subsequently I did try liquid contact adhesive on a small section that a PO had apparently cut out to clear
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00042.html (7,420 bytes)

17. Re: fender bead (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 14:06:32 -0000
I've replaced a length on the rear wing of a 73 roadster. It is sandwiched between flanges on the wing and boot surround and the three spot-welded together. A short piece of mine was fairly badly cor
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00043.html (7,441 bytes)

18. Re: How do I dismantle a brake servo? (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 14:36:23 -0000
The Leyland Workshop Manual has more information. From your description it seems you have got past the point that needs the special tool which is removal of the back-plate, and freeing of the outer e
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00045.html (8,098 bytes)

19. Re: Ignition and sparks (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 14:46:10 -0000
Like many other 'go-faster' bits they add little if anything to a generally factory spec car in good condition other than cost and the opportunity for a bit of bar-room bragging. Where they *can* mak
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00046.html (7,813 bytes)

20. Re: Mark Evans MG for sale [way OT] (Catapults etc.) (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 15:02:21 -0000
Actually it was in those days, you just never heard of the ones that died -- Original Message -- invention
/html/mgs/2006-02/msg00048.html (6,776 bytes)

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