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361. Re: Midget - What kind of shock oil to use (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 10:47:44 +0100
If they aren't working *or* leaking then maybe all the fluid has leaked out. If so adding new will just leak out again. If it doesn't, then I suppose the valve could have been removed, which is one o
/html/mgs/2005-04/msg00356.html (7,961 bytes)

362. Re: Ahh, life is good. 77 MGB back on the road. (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 12:44:25 -0000
On a 77 and later the horns work by receiving 12v on a purple (fused always on) on one side of the switch and sending it on a purple/black to the horns. The horns pick up a ground from their physical
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00000.html (8,687 bytes)

363. Re: lights!!!!! (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 09:09:34 -0000
All the rheostats I have changed (four) including those on my 73 and 75 MGBs have been of the printed circuit type, these burn out and are not repairable. It is the brightest end that burns out as th
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00008.html (8,107 bytes)

364. Re: door finishers (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2005 14:02:16 -0000
There are some good pictures of the outer ends in Clausager, that should help you determine how the inner ends go. They can really only go on one way, two screws secure it to the inner door skin, two
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00017.html (7,186 bytes)

365. Re: Sun Visors (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 09:20:20 -0000
Well, about 1/4", which I suppose *is* a fraction :o) And yes, held totally by the gasket which wraps around both sides and the edge, although the glass is slightly larger than the frame aperture. Pa
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00030.html (7,228 bytes)

366. Re: From: "Paul Hunt" <> (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 09:42:28 -0000
Mine goes along the side of the block and has the coil has described. I think the critical thing is the coil which reduces the amount of bending stress at any one point as the engine rocks. If you st
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00052.html (6,968 bytes)

367. Re: sticking clutch? (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 16:55:19 -0000
Quite common with a long stander. Either use another car to tow it round in 1st gear while you pump the clutch, or with plenty of 'run off' area jack up (hydraulic) a rear wheel from the back, run th
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00057.html (7,284 bytes)

368. Re: NO LBC: Virus stopper (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 09:06:50 -0000
Hear-hear. Since installing a Belkin wireless router my firewall and spyware haven't picked up anything. Even better ('cos it was free) my ISP (UK Blueyonder) implemented virus trapping some months a
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00088.html (7,228 bytes)

369. Re: Thermostat Housing (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 09:21:13 -0000
A different head, certainly, but whether that meant a different bolt spacing or not I don't know, they do look very similar in Clausager. The outlet was to the right (looking forwards) on Mk1s, to th
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00110.html (7,080 bytes)

370. Re: [mg-mgb-list] oil filter (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:45:38 -0000
Fram PH2857A is of the correct size. However dy.html (no relation) indicates that the Fram PH series is not very good qual
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00122.html (7,340 bytes)

371. Re: Headlight prob. (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:56:06 -0000
I'd second the previous advice of replacing all the bullet connectors by the front grill, they suffer the worst from water ingress. Also polish the bullets on the wiring, and assemble with Vaseline o
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00123.html (8,411 bytes)

372. Re: Headlight prob. (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 16:37:17 -0000
Sheesh! I'm going senile. That's what I intended to follow up with, although I added filament fuses as well and mounted relays and fuses just forward of the existing fusebox and relays to keep the hi
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00129.html (7,199 bytes)

373. Re: I Need Starter Help! (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 09:30:34 -0000
If the ignition warning light (or any other light for that matter) dims significantly when you get the click then the solenoid is powering the motor but the motor cannot turn. Usually this is caused
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00153.html (8,269 bytes)

374. Re: overdrive (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 15:24:28 -0000
If it is the column switch that also controls the wipers then yes. If you have overdrive it will be between the gearbox and the prop-shaft and be a big lump. If not you will have a tapered tube inste
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00178.html (6,909 bytes)

375. Re: [MG-MGB] clutch (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2005 14:28:58 -0000
As a quick check of the hydraulics try you should be able to push the slave piston, with the release arm, further back into the cylinder from its 'rest' position, note that this will displace some fl
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00180.html (7,044 bytes)

376. Re: [MG-MGB] More Tin Worm Damage - advice needed... (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 10:47:52 -0000 gives the same picture as you posed but with links to the part numbers. '1' is the side section, but it looks like you need some of
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00184.html (7,725 bytes)

377. Re: B engine Stuff (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 15:12:07 -0000
If the inlet had very little movement then quite possibly, but the real test is to adjust them to the correct figure and test the compression again. Tests like that should only ever be done when adju
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00194.html (6,942 bytes)

378. Re: pinion seal (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 14:36:08 -0000
Potentially scary is right! Get the torque wrong on the diff pinion nut and you can destroy the collapsible washer, which are reputedly NLA, but then how do axle rebuilders get on? Not BT, DT but the
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00218.html (7,681 bytes)

379. Re: Fuses and Ballast Resistor (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 09:04:04 -0000
As Steve has said the fuses are 17 amp rated 35 amp blow, or the nearest you can get. Also as Steve said if you are running a 6v coil (primary measures about 1.5 ohms) then you must use a ballast res
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00225.html (7,719 bytes)

380. Re: air pump (score: 1)
Author: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 08:57:03 -0000
In theory no, since there is no mechanical dependency between the two. But after doing any work on the engine it is only a moments work to check the timing and it makes sense to do so. More of an iss
/html/mgs/2005-03/msg00226.html (8,648 bytes)

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