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141. battery still on concrete (was: need for speed) (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 95 09:46:52 PST
Just an update, the battery is still at 13 Volts and holding. However, there's no MG electrical flux field near it because the "Honey, in the interests of science, I need to park my car in the garage
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00051.html (7,472 bytes)

142. Re: Rocker rattle (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 95 13:07:51 PST
Ray Gibbons suggested: It's a Datsun 1300 pickup. The heads are interchangeable with MGB heads, however the valves are smaller, the distributors are interchangeable, and I'm told that the cams can be
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00059.html (7,625 bytes)

143. Re: My 71 MGB's front end is higher than the rear, WHY? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 95 09:24:00 PST
Joey in FL asked: I once saw a B that had Austin Healey lever shocks installed in the front. The arms to the shocks are curved which lifted the front end about 2". Also, when installing A-arm bushing
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00084.html (7,675 bytes)

144. battery capacity (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 95 13:51:49 PST
Gasp! The ambient temperature is absolutely constant here in San Diego; I'm still driving around in shorts with my top down (the car's); so that's not a problem. Maybe I'll dig out my electrolytic tu
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00090.html (8,196 bytes)

145. Re: Spridget Trailer (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 95 11:01:10 PST
I once knew someone who towed his formula Vee race car and toolbox with his brand new '79 MGB LE. In '81 he needed to replace the rearend. The trailer hitch was home made. It consisted of a square tu
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00112.html (8,643 bytes)

146. Ian & Huxley (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 95 17:51:31 PST
You should have formally introduced the cars, "Ian, this is Huxley; Huxley, this is Ian" just to see her reaction. Then bend down so you can hear what Ian is saying to you about Huxley. Denise Thorpe
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00127.html (7,144 bytes)

147. MG 1100 at Indy! (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 8 Dec 95 13:53:55 PST
______ ___/___|__\ ........._____________________--|_o _____o__| .............. your tow vehicle here MG 1100 It's later and this is more: I have an MG 1100 rolling body that needs to get to Pennsylv
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00172.html (7,592 bytes)

148. Re: MOWOG (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 95 10:08:38 PST
Okay, here it comes... A long time ago, I promised to tell an alternate MOWOG story as soon as I found out who told it to me and called them and asked them for additional details. I did manage to fin
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00250.html (7,975 bytes)

149. Moses' sexy theory (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 95 16:23:52 PST
Tim Moses replied: Ray Gibbons pointed out to me that TVR is actually from TreVoR wilkinson, but the principle still applies. Your theory is entirely possible. We'll refer to it as "Moses' sexy theor
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00258.html (7,653 bytes)

150. Thorpe explains shifter posts (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 95 10:03:39 PST
Will "I've gotta hear this one" Zehring challenged: Ummm, I wasn't aware that they were different even though I've got one of each in my garage. But that won't stop me from explaining it. Since OD tr
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00279.html (7,526 bytes)

151. Re: Windshield scratches (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 95 14:45:24 PST
john peloquin asked: I don't know what grit it is, but I've always used toothpaste. While we're on the subject, has anyone tried having a crack in their windshield repaired? There are companies that
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00290.html (8,508 bytes)

152. Re: Early MGB carpets (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 95 10:06:09 PST
Dick Burger asked: The original wool loop carpeting I took out of my '67 (maybe '66) B in '79 had a form-fitting, seamless one piece tunnel carpet. Also, the carpeting over the rear wheel wells was o
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00343.html (7,249 bytes)

153. Re: Midget Starter (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 95 10:30:47 PST
Greg "I really didn't want a project car" Reznick asked: There's a little freeze plug-like thingy on the bottom of the automatic choke to a Stromberg that always comes loose. It will happen again wit
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00344.html (9,178 bytes)

154. Re: anthropomorphizing (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 95 16:55:20 PST
Mike MacLeod, as a voice in the wilderness, cried: Nope. I'm out here too. Me either. It's 16 years now for me and my B and it's never had a name. Notice I say "it." I've always wondered what it mean
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00360.html (8,261 bytes)

155. Replacing B fenders (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 95 15:48:15 PST
David Councill replied to Jim McDougal's question: ^^^^^^^^ Is that the car's name? Does it have trouble rolling boulders up hills? Jim didn't say whether his car was a roadster or GT. I suspect that
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00388.html (8,413 bytes)

156. Leaking B fenders (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 95 11:36:31 PST
Gary Burrell made a suggestion about my fender leak: I'm sure I didn't because at the time I replaced the fender, I thought the body putty was just for cushioning. Since Dave Hall has the same leak i
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00412.html (7,991 bytes)

157. My car must be male (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 95 15:27:36 PST
Jay Tilton opined: I'm not the only female on this mailing list, just the mouthiest. And why is that? Because this is the only place where I can pontificate to a bunch of guys without being interrupt
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00420.html (8,536 bytes)

158. Re: SU lean/rich confusion (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 95 11:54:14 PST
Keith added: Well, since you've shot down all the simple solutions, lets go for the esoteric. Are you sure the car has a stock cam? Are you sure the cam timing is correct? If you still have the needl
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00451.html (7,514 bytes)

159. Re: females on list (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 95 16:35:42 PST
Welcome to MG's and the list! There are lots of perfect guys on this list. Just ask 'em! I can understand being upset about the car. My car has been with me through a lot of men. Back when I first go
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00467.html (8,953 bytes)

160. seatbelt buzzers (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 95 10:09:55 PST
Ulix commented on the fact that replacement seat belts have no provision for the seatbelt buzzer: The best way to eliminate that annoying buzzing is to remove the relay from under the dash. Cutting w
/html/mgs/1995-12/msg00487.html (7,267 bytes)

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