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221. Re: Tiptoe through the tulips (MG-style) (longish) (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 14:33:44 -0700
Sorry I didn't make it, guys :( Next time I promise..... Skye -- 1966 MGB The MGB Experience __,__\__ Safety Fast! GHN3L-70307 http://www.mgb.bc.ca/ (_o____o_) MGOFR 1.375
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01132.html (6,749 bytes)

222. Re: BGT wheel well paint, black or body? (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 19:24:33 -0700
I believe body colour is how it came out of the factory, but no doubt dealers were keen on offering an undercoat for a few extra dollars; as with many other modifications its a matter of what you thi
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01159.html (7,289 bytes)

223. Re: Instruments, metal dash (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 19:46:42 -0700
Yup that was me. I painted the entire inside of the case high gloss white tremclad... to regain the blue tint, I am going to pick up some stained glass paint and dab a little on the instrument bulbs
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01164.html (7,465 bytes)

224. Re: Tach electrical help? (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 20:03:21 -0700
The tach operates by electrical pulses down the white wire coming from the opening and closing of the points - its sounds like this connection is stuck "hot" which could cause the tach to peg. What w
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01165.html (7,100 bytes)

225. Re: Loud Clicking (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 20:20:00 -0700
If its a repeated click, coming from the passenger side rear wheel well, its the fuel pump. It should go click-click-click fast then slow then stop - what its doing is filling the float bowls in the
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01167.html (7,759 bytes)

226. Re: overheating-HELP! (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 20:24:49 -0700
Have you checked the plugs after you have one of these heat episodes? Maybe you are running very lean. Or, perhaps your timing is completely out of whack. I had my timing severely retarded at one poi
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01168.html (7,626 bytes)

227. ANSA exhaust question (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 19:34:57 -0700
Quick question: will an ANSA exhaust system from a 77 B mate up to a standard exhaust manifold on a 66 B? Thanks, Skye -- 1966 MGB The MGB Experience __,__\__ Safety Fast! GHN3L-70307 http://www.mgb.
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01248.html (6,603 bytes)

228. Re: Wanted: TR-6 (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 13:43:41 -0700
Check out the VTR http://www.vtr.org/ Skye -- 1966 MGB The MGB Experience __,__\__ Safety Fast! GHN3L-70307 http://www.mgb.bc.ca/ (_o____o_) MGOFR 1.375
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01294.html (7,295 bytes)

229. Re: Compression (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 18:44:14 -0700
http://www.mgb.bc.ca/reference/specs.html Compression: 18G engines, 8.8:1, 160psi @ 275rpm 18V engines, 9.0:1, 170 - 195psi @ 275rpm Assuming the compression ratio is stock. Pull all the plugs before
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01386.html (7,770 bytes)

230. Re: Compression (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 22:01:42 -0700
Whoops, those numbers may be a little high. A low compression B series engine should give around 135-140psi, while a high compression engine should give 155-160. Also, the important thing to note whe
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01398.html (7,418 bytes)

231. Re: more consistent metallic clunk (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 22:08:51 -0700
List of things to check: 1. Driveshaft U-joints. Grab the driveshaft and give it a good yank. If there is any play, the UJs need to be replaced. 2. Thrust washers in the diff. Get the Lindsay Porter
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01403.html (8,006 bytes)

232. (forw) FIA homologation #? (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 14:13:31 -0700
Can anyone sort this fellow out? - Skye --Forwarded message from Gerardo Morilla Farreras <gmf@jet.es>-- Dear Sir : I own a MGB - GT V8 and need information of homologation n║FIA , and others . I i
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01452.html (7,753 bytes)

233. packaway to folding conv (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 14:00:23 -0700
I'm thinking about searching out an early folding hood frame (the kind with the levers - not the later michelotti type) to replace the packaway frame I currently have on my '66. I was wondering what
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01860.html (7,343 bytes)

234. WANTED: o/d switch (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 14:02:09 -0700
Wanted, OEM/NOS/good used "shepards crook" overdrive switch with bezel. The lighted rocker switch on the tranny tunnel the PO installed looks terrible and takes up the space where the ashtray should
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01861.html (6,422 bytes)

235. Re: packaway to folding conv (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 1999 15:18:56 -0700
The folding hood as I understand it is very similar to the packaway; you still have to attach the rear bar to the tonneau panel, do all the lift the dots, etc. You still have to roll it up to put it
/html/mgs/1999-04/msg01928.html (8,418 bytes)

236. Re: Commuting via MGB -Day1 (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 12:03:30 -0800
Hey thats cheating! Personally I have become rather good at watching the reflection from high traffic lights on the bonnet... its MOWOG punishing you for having the top up. Of course, you could alway
/html/mgs/1999-03/msg00395.html (8,089 bytes)

237. SmartScreen (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 12:07:56 -0800
Hello! Haven't been reading my MG mail much lately, work has been very busy to say the least. Rest assured I'm still around though :) As anyone who lives in the northwest can tell you its been one he
/html/mgs/1999-03/msg00396.html (6,909 bytes)

238. Wanted: Speedometer (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 14:01:34 -0800
WANTED: Smiths 1280 speedometer, 100mm (earlier "big" gauge). Skye PS: How do you change the odometer? I would like my new speedo to have the same mileage reading as my old odometer (not that the old
/html/mgs/1999-03/msg00405.html (6,910 bytes)

239. Re: B heater control valve ARRGH! (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 15:42:21 -0800
Crowsfoot wrench would help maybe? Skye -- 1966 MGB The MGB Experience __,__\__ Safety Fast! GHN3L-70307 http://www.mgb.bc.ca/ (_o____o_) MGOFR 1.375
/html/mgs/1999-03/msg00414.html (7,562 bytes)

240. Re: Oil Cooling (score: 1)
Author: Skye Poier <skye@ffwd.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 1999 17:57:06 -0800
I believe the early (pre 65) MGB failures were more due to crank whip in the 3-main engine. Were oil coolers standard on export cars always, or with the 5-main, or in mid 63? Don't have Clausager her
/html/mgs/1999-03/msg00481.html (8,377 bytes)


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