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1. Really old Britcars for sale (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 96 09:28:28 PDT
At last weekend's San Diego British Car Day, I collected fliers for a couple of very old British cars that are for sale. Here are the facts: 1932 Wolsely Hornet Special Aluminum Jensen body 6 cyl - 1
/html/mgs/1996-10/msg00438.html (8,135 bytes)

2. driveshaft confusion (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 96 10:57:07 PDT
Fellow wrenchers: Yesterday, I labored on Labor day. I put a rebuilt shortblock and early OD tranny into a late '67 B. This B was made so late in '67 that it has a late rearend in it but had a non-OD
/html/mgs/1996-09/msg00076.html (7,988 bytes)

3. Re: The Priestess, she speak! volumes! (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 96 11:55:36 PDT
Will Zehring abused me thusly: - -snip- - You suggest adding a slider to a B drive shaft and you're accusing _me_ of cobbling up a B? Look buddy, I was asking about the _correct_ driveshaft for this
/html/mgs/1996-09/msg00135.html (10,616 bytes)

4. Re: The Priestess, she speak! volumes! (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 96 18:24:07 PDT
Mark "I wonder if Denise is still speaking to me after I was so mean to her" Jurras replied: Of course I'm still speaking to you. Isn't this all in fun? So does my '67BGT with O/D. I asked before and
/html/mgs/1996-09/msg00267.html (9,901 bytes)

5. Re: 65/66 B's (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 96 10:33:50 PDT
TJ Noto asked: This is not definitive, but I had to smog my '65 MG 1100 back when I kept it registered in San Diego. Supposedly, it's _pre_ '65 cars that don't need to be smogged. However, a lot of p
/html/mgs/1996-09/msg00449.html (7,647 bytes)

6. RE: Top down motoring: The responsible thing to do (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 96 09:49:13 PDT
Daniel Greenberg posted: In cities, it seems that people feel anonymous because they're not statistically likely to run into anyone they know. So when someone does something rude to me on the road, I
/html/mgs/1996-09/msg00535.html (7,718 bytes)

7. Re: Tie rod Ends / 64 B / 2nd try (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 96 12:42:59 PDT
Here, I can make this issue more complicated. Isn't that the goal? On the early cars, the thing that cancels the turn signals is mounted on the steering column, not the steering wheel. This means tha
/html/mgs/1996-09/msg00646.html (8,496 bytes)

8. OD tranny, etc. for sale (score: 1)
Author: thorpe@KEGS.SAIC.COM (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 96 15:18:20 PDT
Fellow overdrivers: My friend Jim has an overdrive MGB tranny for sale for $400. I called him last night and asked him what year it is and what condition it's in and he didn't know. He's pretty sure
/html/mgs/1996-09/msg00951.html (6,549 bytes)

9. Re: Midget Wiper motor: 2speed ? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Sat, 10 Aug 96 14:49:54 PDT
Eric asked: I have a bumper sticker with the legend, "Three position Lucas switch" and a picture of a Lucas toggle switch with the three positions labelled Dim, Flicker, and Off. This sticker is not
/html/mgs/1996-08/msg00358.html (7,790 bytes)

10. RE: Several LBCs -Reply (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 96 17:47:29 PDT
Pam Bailey asked: Yeah, and what about those of us with six? In answer to the question "where do we keep them?" Well, there's a '67 B in the garage and two on the driveway, a '63 1100 in the backyard
/html/mgs/1996-08/msg00656.html (8,190 bytes)

11. Re: front end clunk (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 96 17:49:28 PDT
Corey responded: I'm always a week late and a dollar short, but there are other things that come loose and clunk on the front of B. Along with the bolts that hold on the front suspension, are the sho
/html/mgs/1996-08/msg00657.html (7,716 bytes)

12. blue (?) MGB (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 96 19:23:12 PDT
Oops! Gotta wash that car--it's BRG. It's always fun to meet people from the list and Wayne was a great passenger--he didn't gasp once. ;-) Denise Thorpe
/html/mgs/1996-08/msg00660.html (6,383 bytes)

13. Re: Smog check 2 hysteria/info for Californians (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 96 14:38:21 PDT
This is how I got the MG 1100 that's still hoping to go to Pennsylvania. It was parked next to a garage in the bad part of town and the police were going to come onto the owner's property and haul it
/html/mgs/1996-08/msg00916.html (7,206 bytes)

14. San Diego British Car Day (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 96 18:12:01 PDT
Fellow MG'ers, It's once again almost time for the San Diego British Car Day. This year it's Sunday, October 6th, 10am to 4pm at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. Pre-registration is $10 if received
/html/mgs/1996-08/msg01148.html (6,807 bytes)

15. British Leyland service bulletins (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 96 11:42:24 PDT
Fellow packrats: I was sorting through boxes of paperwork accumulated through my life and I discovered a two inch stack of British Leyland technical service bulletins from '80. They include 4 and 5 s
/html/mgs/1996-07/msg00024.html (6,735 bytes)

16. RE: Re[2]: First problem (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 96 12:52:57 PDT
Ray Gibbons asked: Since no one else has explained this, I'll put in my 1 1/2 cents worth (not worth two whole cents). Back when I was fiddling with the dreaded MGA coupe's brakes, I discovered that
/html/mgs/1996-07/msg00037.html (8,344 bytes)

17. re:Rust prevention (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 96 12:03:54 PDT
People in the southwest USA do this too and spray the used oil into the fenders. I didn't and my '67 B needs doglegs _again_ after having it done 16 years ago. I've also been told that the seal aroun
/html/mgs/1996-07/msg00111.html (7,667 bytes)

18. Re: British Leyland service bulletins (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 96 12:34:03 PDT
Fellow collectors: The tech info is gone. It generated more interest than I thought it would. Gee, maybe I should dig the Porsche/Audi bulletins out of the recycling bin. Denise Thorpe denise.l.thorp
/html/mgs/1996-07/msg00112.html (6,519 bytes)

19. Re: Brake fluid (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 96 16:04:22 PDT
Paul Kile suggested: Another interesting experiment is to leave a rubber seal in a container of ATF. It'll swell a variable amount depending on how long you leave it in. I was told that this is a las
/html/mgs/1996-07/msg00121.html (7,758 bytes)

20. Re: DREADED SMOG NOTICE (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 96 11:50:52 PDT
The emissions from your car will be tested at both idle and high revs. There is a broad range of allowable idle RPM's, I think as high as 1300, and your car will be more likely to pass if it's at th
/html/mgs/1996-07/msg00313.html (9,291 bytes)

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