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Question about Wire Wheel Banjo-type 1964 MGB rear axle
Last Tuesday the left-side (US Driver's side) axle broke on my Victor Special (based on 1964 MGB). It broke clean around 8" from the hub extension; almost looks like it was sawed off in a lathe. I...
13 years ago
 
Rev Counter blues on MGB
Hello all, I have just replaced my Distributor with a 123 electronic ignition and as soon as i turn the key, the rev counter jumps up to 7000rpm, as I drive the car slowly the rev counter starts to...
13 years ago 8
 
How do you remove an MGB stearing wheel?
I am replacing the horn /high beam/ turn signal lever on my 1978 MGB. I cant seem to get the stearing wheel off the column. I have already bought a new stearing wheel in case I damage this one but it...
14 years ago 4
 
MG Midget Fuel System
I recently acquired a 1970 Midget 1275 GAN5 UA 80136 G. Garaged and not run since 1991. First order of business was to drop fuel tank, blow out lines, check floats and needle valves. Rubber fuel lines...
16 years ago 6
 
MGB idle oil pressure too high?
I just put a new (alloy) head on my '74 B after discovering a crack in the old one. I also replaced the oil (20W50, same as before) and filter (Fram 16: I tossed the old one and can't remember what...
16 years ago 6
 
MGF Coolant Leaking - White Smoke From Engine Vent
I would be very grateful if someone could give me some pointers. My 1998 MGF 1.8 VVC had the head gasket replaced earlier this year (2008). However a couple of days ago I noticed the following...
12 years ago 17
 
noisy MGB fuel pump
I have a '69 MGB Roadster project car that I am slowly restoring. The fuel pump makes an awful racket (tappity-tappity-tappity) constantly and I would like it to stop. The car runs nicely and there...
13 years ago 2
 
Help needed - Speedograph Tune Up Analyser
I've got a piece of kit called a Speedograph Tune Up Analyser. It has a switch for Ohms / Amps / Volts / Dwell / LoTach / Hi Tach, switch for 4CYL/6CYL and a knob for adjusting the zero ohms setting....
17 years ago 1
 
MGF Steptronic gearbox problem - Help wanted
My wife's Y-reg MGF's Steptronic gearbox has played up twice since we acquired the car three weeks ago. On both occasions the car sounds like it has "slipped out of gear" with the engine revving...
15 years ago 5
 
Midget Suspension: 1275 / 1500 differences?
I've been reading a few books, looking on the 'net etc. and as far as I can gather, the only different component in the front suspension between GAN5 (1275) and GAN6 (1500) is the spring itself. Does...
15 years ago 4
 
MGF Clutch problem
I'm sure I remember reading on this group comments about the bite point on the MGF clutch being rather high, at the top of the pedal travel. Mine was exactly the same. I have a 97 MGF, bought with...
16 years ago
 
12 volt battery for MGB
Does anyone know what 12 volt battery can be used to replace the two 6 volt batteries in a MGB. UK batteries please Thanks Robert I did this in my (US) B-GT. You probably know one battery well is...
16 years ago 3
 
1978 MGB Clutch Problems
I have rebuilt the master cylinder and the slave cylinder with repair kits. I have blown out the hydraulic lines and replaced the hose between the frame and the slave cylinder. I can not get hydraulic...
16 years ago 1
 
MGC Servo/Booster?
Hello My MGC ('69) had a Girling brake servo, but its main function seemed to be to inject my expensive DOT5 brake fluid into the engine and therefore block the road with smoke. I have therefore...
16 years ago 1
 
Mallory Distributor
Hi Folks, My '76 B has a Mallory 2332001A Disty, from what I understand, it's a nice unit. The problem is that I can't find information on what Points/Rotor/Cap/Condensor to get at the autoparts store...
16 years ago
 
MGB Clock spare part
Howdy, I hope somebody can help: I need the value of the readout potentiometer from my 1979MGB Clock manufactured by Borg Instruments. Thanks michael Wowser, I didn't know the Borg had started...
17 years ago 1
 
MGB best Carb?
I just purchased my first MG, which is a 1977 MGB. The car needs a rebuild because the car has been sitting for several years. It has the original Zenith carb on it, and several people have told me to...
14 years ago 4
 
Midget Engine Bay Dimensions
Hi, Sorry for barging in on you like this. I hope to soon be a productive member of your society. If there's anyone who happens to know off hand or would mind taking out a tape measure. I was...
16 years ago 2
 
Moss 2100cc Stage 2 - Performance?
Hi All, I've been considering purchasing the moss super-charger for my rubber bumpered 1980 MGB GT. Having spoken with the local MG specialists - they've recommended that I spend the same money on...
16 years ago 1
 
Replacing an MGB-GT Headliner
Hello all, I need to replace the headliner in my '66 MGB-GT. I've purchased the kit from Moss Motors, but am at a loss as to how to proceed. Has anyone undertaken this ordeal, and do you have any...
14 years ago 2