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181. Re: M*ss selling Mi*ta spares?? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 95 11:42:17 PST
Does this mean we have to wave at Miata drivers? Denise Thorpe, who needs to give up regular expressions for a while because I first thought it said, "Miss selling Minolta spares??" thorpe@kegs.saic.
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00299.html (7,237 bytes)

182. Re: Electronic Ingition Info. (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 95 14:34:06 PST
John Bartholomew asked about electronic ignitions: I have no information about the current options in electronic ignitions, but I can supply some historical data. The electronic module that is integr
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00310.html (10,321 bytes)

183. Re: '77 Midget Ignition Switch (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 95 16:51:42 PST
Bob asked: You may not need a replacement switch. The ignition switch in later MG's has two parts -- the metal part that decides if you've got the right key and the plastic part that holds the wires.
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00314.html (8,340 bytes)

184. Faking car noises (WAS: Air injectors and performance (WAS: MGB '69 better than '67?)) (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 95 10:43:47 PST
Funny you should mention faking car noises, I've always wanted to develop an anti-theft device that would imitate the sound of a battery running down while cranking. There'd be a switch hidden somewh
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00369.html (7,781 bytes)

185. Re: Dumb, but important question (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 95 09:52:32 PST
Frank Sperling III asked: A '79 B designed to run on low octane, unleaded fuel has a natural tendency to diesel, so it has an anti-run-on valve. The valve is located on the passenger side firewall. I
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00430.html (7,978 bytes)

186. Re: Speedometer error..... (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 95 17:07:54 PST
Just yesterday I was told that the O/D trannies don't use angle drives. Was my informant mistaken? My advice is to get tires the size that will make the speedo accurate. Okay, what does IMS stand for
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00443.html (7,987 bytes)

187. Those pesky speedo angle drives (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 95 18:58:05 PST
A couple of people have mentioned the expense of replacing the speedo angle drive. I've always gotten them exchange rebuilt. The last time was so long ago, I don't remember who did it or how much it
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00448.html (7,609 bytes)

188. Re: SU carb leaks (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 95 11:22:10 PST
Ernest E. Gilbert updated us on the sticking float bowl valve problem: snip snip My initial good experience with Grose jets was in '79 when I bought my first B and those jets are still in the car and
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00506.html (8,191 bytes)

189. Re: Brighter headlamps (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 95 14:58:33 PST
Russ Wilson asked curiously: Sometime in the early '80's, an authorized Hella and Cibie vendor and installer (Pat, late of Octagon) told me that the reason given for not allowing halogen lights in Ca
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00609.html (9,292 bytes)

190. gas pedal pads and inspections (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 95 18:37:03 PST
I just bought two MGB gas pedal pads at the Pasadena MG swap meet. They're the cutest little things you ever saw. I haven't put one on my car yet because I'm afraid I'm so used to driving without one
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00612.html (7,975 bytes)

191. gas pedal pads and '67 backup lights (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 95 08:58:05 PST
Darn. That means I have to give them to Russ. I have a '67 B with no backup lights and a '67 B with backup lights and the crunchbox tranny. I'm told that the '67's with backup lights were made in lat
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00649.html (7,455 bytes)

192. oil starvation (was: Bearing noise location) (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 95 17:25:35 PST
Ulix asked: Someone (the aforementioned Pat, late of Octagon) told me (Have you noticed that people are always telling me things?) that if the oil in an MGB engine is below halfway between full and a
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00672.html (7,651 bytes)

193. Re: oil starvation (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 95 10:42:07 PST
Russ jumped on the bandwagon: HAH! No tools for YOU! I'll have to hunt down the aforementioned Pat, late of Octagon and ask him _why_ he said this seemingly silly thing. Maybe it was to frighten me i
/html/mgs/1995-11/msg00700.html (9,789 bytes)

194. Re: Zehring's leak theory (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 95 10:50:05 PDT
It was a recent restoration with a fresh engine and the engine didn't lose any oil on the 3000 mi. return trip after they started letting it idle before turning it off. I'm told this is called a "gig
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00020.html (7,036 bytes)

195. Re: To lead or not? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 95 10:46:14 PDT
Tom asked: I've heard all of the horror stories about running unleaded gas in an old car and I decided to wait for a problem to occur before doing anything about it. You know, if it ain't broke, don'
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00032.html (7,374 bytes)

196. Re: MGC Brake Boosters (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 95 12:42:45 PDT
Randy Balogh asked: My experience with MGC's is over ten years old, but here it is for what it's worth. Rebuilt remote brake servos last for about three months and new ones last about a year. At the
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00062.html (7,594 bytes)

197. interchangeable parts (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 95 16:16:59 PDT
Since we've discussed putting Ford brakes and Volvo brake servos on MG's today, maybe I should core dump all I know about Datsuns that have parts that fit on MG's. Donald Healey in his now infamous s
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00067.html (8,251 bytes)

198. Do I exist? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 95 09:15:08 PDT
Is the mailing list dead, or have people run out of things to say? Majordomo says I'm subscribed, but I haven't gotten any mailing list email since Sunday about 11:30 at night. Denise Thorpe thorpe@k
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00179.html (6,202 bytes)

199. Re: Any interest in repro window stickers? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 95 10:52:18 PDT
Jeremy DuBois asked: Screen printing isn't tricky and if you do it yourself, you could make as few or as many as you want. If the design isn't intricate, you can cut it out of screen printing film, s
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00215.html (7,579 bytes)

200. Re: Winter Storage (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 95 13:21:12 PDT
I once saw an MGA that had just been restored and then stored with the top up for over a year (while the owner was serving on a Westpac). When he got back, the paint under the bar at the back of the
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00400.html (8,094 bytes)

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