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101. Re: The Sacred Octagon (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 96 09:50:03 PST
TATERRY replied to Simon Matthews post: Actually, this reference to the shape of Kimber's dining room table supports the doodle story. For people who missed it the first time, here it is again: Donal
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00255.html (7,336 bytes)

102. Re: MGA Brake Problem & Update (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 96 13:30:28 PST
Dave Hall, Keith Baer and Chuck Simmers all suffer from "pumping up" syndrome. As far as I know, there are three common causes of this problem: 1. Air in the brake lines. Everyone's eliminated this o
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00265.html (7,445 bytes)

103. Score! (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 96 10:25:22 PST
For those of you who can stand a little gloating, In anticipation of chrome bumpered B's increasing in value, I've been keeping my beady eyes peeled and my marginally functioning ears open for '67 B'
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00314.html (8,495 bytes)

104. dash with cigar lighter (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 96 14:02:49 PST
My assumption that the metal dash I got was a BGT dash because it had a cigar lighter may not be correct. I assumed this because I knew a woman who had the limited edition black '67 BGT and hers had
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00315.html (7,702 bytes)

105. Re: Wooden dashes... (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 96 09:29:16 PST
Corey answered Bradley's question: I'd almost forgotten, the '67 B I've had since '79 came with wood inserts in parts of the dash. It was thin plywood faced with some nice wood veneer, but it was so
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00338.html (8,105 bytes)

106. Re: dash with cigar lighter (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 96 17:48:08 PST
James responded: This describes what I've always thought of as the 3-main, pre-66 dash and I didn't think there were any 3-main GT's. Zowie! It all comes back to me. This is where the cigar lighter w
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00350.html (10,092 bytes)

107. MGA frames (was: dash with cigar lighter) (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 96 10:02:06 PST
Lew Palmer asked: A while back, someone mentioned that the frame to their A was grey and looked original, when A frames are supposed to be black. The witty and charming Will Zehring (if it was some o
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00367.html (7,698 bytes)

108. Speaking of wire wheels for Spitfidgets... (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 96 11:30:00 PST's another ad from the San Diego MG Club Newsletter: FOR SALE: Everything you need to convert your MG Midget to wire wheels: wheels tires, tubes and hubs, front and rear. $500 even. Jack Peter
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00372.html (6,687 bytes)

109. MGA ad from the SDMGC newsletter (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 96 12:47:00 PST
Gee I wish I had a scanner. FOR SALE: 1957 MGA 1500. One owner for 34 years. 3000 miles on an overhauled engine with receipts. Body is very straight with minor rust. Interior acceptable. Runs great.
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00418.html (6,880 bytes)

110. Correction! (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 96 11:18:18 PST
And I was wrong. It was the lovely and talented Ray Gibbons who said that. So I guess Lew can believe it now. Will has an excuse for not amusing us anymore--he's travelling, so what's _your_ excuse f
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00424.html (6,681 bytes)

111. Re: Air Pump questions (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 96 12:09:15 PST
Back when I worked on these cars for as living ('79 and early '80) I was told that an air pump uses 1/4 of a horsepower as opposed to 10 horsepower for an air conditioning compressor. Air injection a
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00495.html (11,708 bytes)

112. manufacturing error (was MGB temperature) (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 96 17:29:07 PST
Ulix told a story: A friend had an MGC that ran just fine. One day, he removed the intake manifold and discovered that it had been cast with a thin sheet of metal completely closing off the intake to
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00511.html (7,269 bytes)

113. Re: air pump questions (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 29 Feb 96 11:59:02 PST
<snip> I was wrong too, and I bow to Ernest Gilbert's superior knowledge of the law. But I thought it was spelled "furriner." ;-) I can't speak about the difference caused by replacing the carburetto
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00528.html (9,801 bytes)

114. EGR question (was: air pump questions) (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 29 Feb 96 13:17:28 PST
Todd asked: I hate to dominate the conversation, but... The obvious solution is to put early carbs + manifold and exhaust system on the car since you want to put S.U.'s on it anyway. BUT, there's a q
/html/mgs/1996-02/msg00532.html (7,305 bytes)

115. Re: HUMBER SUPER SNIPE (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 96 10:53:36 PST
Glen (Buying Stranger And Stranger Cars All The Time) Wilson asked: <snip> Don't feel bad, my favorite brother used to collect Hillmans. Or is it Hillmen? Now he's sunk to Karmann Ghias. Denise Thorp
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00016.html (6,521 bytes)

116. Two speed wipers for '67B (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 96 11:43:40 PST
Happy New Year everyone! I have a question. But first, here's some background info. For the past 16 years, my '67 B has been my only transportation with occasional backup from a '79 Triumph Spitwad,
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00020.html (8,946 bytes)

117. RE: Happy Windshield New Year (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 96 17:26:50 PST
Lou Nevins asked: A guy who used to work (and may still) at Breaker Glass (great name, huh?) here in San Diego once told me that he'd discovered a way to change the windshield in an MGB without remov
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00039.html (7,478 bytes)

118. Re: Oil/Grease in MGB steering rack. (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 96 14:53:06 PST
You don't have to buy an oil gun if you loosen the big end of one of the steering rack boots (at the top!) and pump in oil with the pump that comes with some kinds of gear oil. Denise Thorpe thorpe@k
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00071.html (7,374 bytes)

119. Re: starting new rebuilt motor (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 96 12:42:58 PST
Ulix quotes: The last time I rebuilt the engine in my B, when I was running it over 2000 rpm after it first started, the cam lobes took turns making horrible noises like something trying to come apar
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00102.html (7,407 bytes)

120. Re: Hydrolastic pressurization, anyone? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 96 10:12:15 PST
Glen (proud owner of an 1100) asked: Aw, shucks. To tell you the truth, I've never worked on the hydrolastic suspension in an MG 1100 because none of the four I've owned have needed it and I never wo
/html/mgs/1996-01/msg00137.html (8,080 bytes)

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