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1. mga radio (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 15:04:54 -0500
Saw a little discussion on B radios a while ago. I'm not much into this stuff and am looking for any kind of input for my 1600 MGA alternatives. I've gone to negative ground and like the looks of Cla
/html/mgs/2005-11/msg00138.html (7,661 bytes)

2. Re: Detail Questions; 66 MGB (score: 1)
Author: "Stephanie Lupynec" <>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 10:38:19 -0400
The angular coil mounting bracket to left side engine mount - on my MGA project this piece looks like it was originally black. Mike and I
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00043.html (7,093 bytes)

3. starter drive cover (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 16:42:02 -0400
Trying to figure out what is this MGA part - Moss 280-015, Cover, starter Looks semi circular, possibly rubber in the pic. Anybody know what it does or where it goes? Mike
/html/mgs/2005-10/msg00155.html (6,916 bytes)

4. coils (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 09:26:14 -0400
MGA coil is supposed to be a Lucas HA 12 and I have a spare LA 12 available. Difference seems to be the hi tension ohm reading is 48K on the LA 12 versus 8K ohms on the HA 12. Are they interchangeabl
/html/mgs/2005-09/msg00258.html (6,455 bytes)

5. Re: coils (score: 1)
Author: "Stephanie Lupynec" <>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 13:10:31 -0400
If somebody could measure the secondary resistance on an MGA HA12 coil it would be interesting to compare. Turns out the Lucas coil which I thought was an HA12 is actually a smaller diameter LP12. It
/html/mgs/2005-09/msg00271.html (8,610 bytes)

6. what's up (brakes) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 21:44:49 -0400
Reassembling my rear 1960 mga brakes - the parts manual shows the rear cylinder banjo fitting with the pipe coming in from the top and the brake bleed nipple down low. Won't this cause difficulties e
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00045.html (6,691 bytes)

7. big end (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:10:04 -0400
Before I rip out and my recently polished and installed MGA 1600 crank, as last resort a stab to the collective wisdom on the list - Dry fitting the con rods I have - 10 thou under crank pins .0004 b
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00148.html (8,833 bytes)

8. Re: big end (score: 1)
Author: "Stephanie Lupynec" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 15:29:09 -0400
Tapered shims sounds interesting - how did they work? To my knowledge the rods have not been resized, and the rod bore measures equal to Barney's 2.021 inches. Mike thickness
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00152.html (7,715 bytes)

9. Re: big end (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 10:57:09 -0400
Ed, you ask - why not hand everything over to the machinist? First, up here in Canuckistan we pay 15% to 19% goods and services tax on a 75 cent dollar, and only after the federales first have stolen
/html/mgs/2005-08/msg00162.html (7,785 bytes)

10. Re: MGA head vs. MGB head - have I lost my head??? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 10:24:57 -0400
Go to and it's also mandatory to check out Barney Gaylord's very many pages on this topic. Basically if u have MGB factory pistons get the 1800 head going asap. Un
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00102.html (10,109 bytes)

11. fuel pumps (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 19:34:11 -0400
My 1600 MGA project came with a working Purolator Pro 12S electronic fuel pump. Can't find it's pressure rating on the net. Presume it's the low pressure model for imports. Can anyone verify it can b
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00255.html (6,332 bytes)

12. reverse nigerian scam? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 10:19:21 -0400
I posted two adds for some LBC parts I have lying around, on my local club website. The inquiries I have received by email in quick succession are surprisingly similar in their wierdness and bad engl
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00325.html (9,521 bytes)

13. Re: Brake Lights (score: 1)
Author: "Stephanie Lupynec" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 09:45:25 -0400
Putting the multimeter on the brake switch and looking for continuity may give u a false positive depending on the ohm range selected. Best to disconnect the two wires at the brake switch and feed on
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00351.html (7,140 bytes)

14. con rods (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 12:27:32 -0400
I have two 1600 motors. On stripping them down the earlier one has 1H702 and 1H704 pairs of con rods. Parts book says they should be 1H701 and 1H703. The later 1600 has the beefier 12H92 and 12H94 co
/html/mgs/2005-06/msg00115.html (6,613 bytes)

15. Re: con rods (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 08:54:41 -0400
take numbers My parts book (and Clausinger) show a factory upgrade in the 1600 rods from the 1H701/3 to the 12H91/3 at engine #16GA 21705 (Apr 1960).Claus describes thicker webs and modified bearing
/html/mgs/2005-06/msg00134.html (6,985 bytes)

16. Re: Tie Rod Tightening (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2005 09:47:23 -0400
Clamp the ball joint or otherwise force the taper fit into the steering arm. (Or use a castellated nut and drill a hole for a cotter pin). Mike
/html/mgs/2005-05/msg00080.html (6,720 bytes)

17. Re: MG Rover 'not in administration' (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2005 14:15:34 -0400
USA federal bankruptcy law treats the priority of creditors in this order: Secured claim by lien, ie a mortgage holder Priority unsecured claims (incl receivers admin fees, employees wages/commission
/html/mgs/2005-04/msg00092.html (8,164 bytes)

18. mga 1600 bore (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 13:29:20 -0400
Upon disassembly I find each unlined block bored to 3.03 inches complete with "in tolerance" 5 ring pistons (a 2nd oil ring is near the bottom). These pistons have fancy side slots and one set also
/html/mgs/2005-04/msg00306.html (7,060 bytes)

19. MGA packing set & caliper pistons (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 11:46:02 -0500
Been off the list for a while. My 1960 MGA full restore project has been patiently waiting a few years for me to get started. As I put together my procurement list, I was wondering if there is any co
/html/mgs/2005-02/msg00126.html (6,992 bytes)

20. Re: MGA Turn Signal Flasher (score: 1)
Author: "Mike L" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006 23:17:37 -0400
Barneys website has a detailed page on rebuilding these steam era switches. Or Moss will sell you a new one for big $. Mike 60 MGA, 67 etype, 59 Bugeye Toronto
/html/mgs/2006-08/msg00046.html (7,477 bytes)

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