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by Red Midget
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: MG Midget Forum
Topic: Timing Cover Stripped Thread
Replies: 2
Views: 619

Re: Timing Cover Stripped Thread

Success, the jobs finished and there's no more oil leak.
That's what I like about these old classics. Get stuck in and anything is possible.
by Red Midget
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: MG Midget Forum
Topic: Timing Cover Stripped Thread
Replies: 2
Views: 619

Re: Timing Cover Stripped Thread

Well plenty of viewers but no replies. But now I can confirm to you all myself that it IS possible as I have just removed the offending item. With the car on ramps it's a bit awkward and there's not a lot of room, but it is possible to remove the sump. Having drained the oil/coolant and removed the ...
by Red Midget
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: MG Midget Forum
Topic: Timing Cover Stripped Thread
Replies: 2
Views: 619

Timing Cover Stripped Thread

Having a persistent and most annoying oil leak from the front of my Midget 1500, I decided that I would remove the timing cover and try to stop the leak. While in the process, I decided that I might as well fit the duplex chain and sprocket kit. Fitting the kit was simple but when refitting the cove...

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