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1. Silverstone 2004 and local 80th celebration (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2004 19:20:41 +0100
Hi listers, Got back from holidays this week, worked like mad in my MGA to be present at the local celebration of the 80th anniversary. I've managed to do it, with no carpets and no hood (top). Thank
/html/mgs/2004-09/msg00040.html (7,166 bytes)

2. MGA ignition timing (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 12:36:33 +0100
Hi listers, I'm just finishing the restoration of a 1960 MGA. I drove it last weekend for the first time in 2 1/2 years (with the body on, anyway...), no front bumper, no windscreen, no carpets or in
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00128.html (8,012 bytes)

3. RE: MGA ignition timing (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 15:02:18 +0100
Here are my comments: Will do that tonight I've checked the mesurement twice on each cylinder. Never turned the engine back ... always forward, very slowly, some times engaging 4th gear and moving th
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00134.html (8,156 bytes)

4. RE: MGA ignition timing (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 15:48:40 +0100
Hi listers, Thanks to all that replied. I've bought a timing light, and after some experimenting, the problem was a bit of play on the distributor shaft. The distributor is currently being rebushed.
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00254.html (7,022 bytes)

5. Re: MGA Body Rust (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 12:45:20 -0000
you can also take a look at and see what you might be getting into ... Mind you, this is a bad example ! But it can (and it was) be fixed. If yo
/html/mgs/2004-01/msg00137.html (7,052 bytes)

6. MG badge restoration ? (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 14:31:02 -0000
My MGA front badge (the one on the grille) is in very bad shape, and I'm looking for restoration shops. I've bought a new one from Moss, but the difference is too obvious for a purist like me. The on
/html/mgs/2004-01/msg00407.html (6,794 bytes)

7. RE: Original Prices of MGs (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2003 20:17:34 -0000
The original invoice for my 60 MGA reads 10.000 DM (Deutch Mark), in December Best, Rui
/html/mgs/2003-12/msg00076.html (7,367 bytes)

8. RE: Begging for MGA gearbox photos (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 00:29:27 -0000
you can use these ones, if you like: I will look in the several hundred pictures I
/html/mgs/2003-11/msg00305.html (8,739 bytes)

9. Best way to clean a fuel tank (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 15:46:40 +0100
Hi listers, I need to clean my fuel tank, since some sand has got inside when sandblasting .... I would like to hear your thoughts about the best way to clean it, and if anyone has any experience wit
/html/mgs/2003-05/msg00602.html (7,194 bytes)

10. RE: Best way to clean a fuel tank - thanks (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 15:47:49 +0100
Thank you to everyone that has replied. It's always good to hear different I've decided to clean it with (lots of) water first, to get rid of as much sand as I can. Let it dry in the sun, clean it wi
/html/mgs/2003-05/msg00713.html (6,805 bytes)

11. MGA carbs adjustment (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 17:41:22 +0100
Hi listers, This weekend I've tested my rebuilt carbs on a friend's MGA. We've bolted the drivers seat to the chassis (mind you, the chassis, engine, gearbox, transmission, brakes, wheels and steerin
/html/mgs/2003-05/msg00720.html (7,642 bytes)

12. RE: Carb heat shield placement..... (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2003 15:30:20 +0100
That is also the case with my MGA, and I think you are right. Best, Rui 60 MGA -under restoration /// or try /// Archive
/html/mgs/2003-04/msg00149.html (7,341 bytes)

13. RE: New car - not so new member - Introduction - Manuals and (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 14:54:14 +0100
Hi listers, It's nice to welcome a Portuguese on the list! I have a MGA, currently under restoration that you can see at You will find this list full of very
/html/mgs/2003-04/msg00425.html (8,241 bytes)

14. MGA update (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 16:55:15 -0000
Hi listers, Since today is a quiet day at work, I'll post an update on the MGA restoration. The bodywork and chassis are ready to be painted. What I've done was basically to reassemble all the car (c
/html/mgs/2003-03/msg00201.html (7,574 bytes)

15. RE: restorable candidate? (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 15:10:38 -0000
Hi Paul, if you want to have an idea of the amount of work involved in restoring a "less-than-perfect" :-P example, take a look at I think the problem areas t
/html/mgs/2003-02/msg00098.html (7,689 bytes)

16. FW: Listers in Germany (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 11:56:13 -0000
Since you've mentioned the continent, I'm in Portugal :-) Best, Rui GHNL 98700 time, Perhaps this /// or try /// Archive
/html/mgs/2003-01/msg00603.html (7,889 bytes)

Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 17:50:15 +0100
This is one of those days when it is hard for me to find the right words to tell you, Americans, and English is not my first language. All I can tell you is that one year ago I wish I was American a
/html/mgs/2002-09/msg00433.html (7,162 bytes)

18. New MGA owner ! (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 17:53:55 +0100
Hi all, just wanted to tell you that, if everything goes well, I will go to Vigo (Spain) on the 28th to pick up my first classic car .... It is somewere in the Atlantic Ocean, between Tenerife and th
/html/mgs/2002-05/msg00846.html (7,300 bytes)

19. RE: There are no Dumb Questions... (score: 1)
Author: "Rui Gigante" <>
Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2002 18:03:07 -0000
Well, listers, I remember Carl Sagan used to say something like "There are no dumb questions, only stupid answers !" I think it's even in the movie "Contact" For me, that says it all ..... Rui Gigan
/html/mgs/2002-02/msg00043.html (7,162 bytes)

20. Looking for 1622 engine (score: 1)
Author: "rui gigante" <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 19:30:23 -0000
Hi gang ! A friend of mine who is currently restoring a MGA MK II is looking for a 1622 engine. The car was brought from the U.S. in pieces but without the engine. The body and chassis are almost rea
/html/mgs/2002-01/msg00587.html (6,718 bytes)

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