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by Not_Anumber
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: MG General Chat
Topic: Coolant overheating/mobile mechanic required
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Re: Coolant overheating/mobile mechanic required

Did you check the thermostat and also that the spring loaded radiator cap was ok ?
by Not_Anumber
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: MG General Chat
Topic: 73 mgb roadster glove box
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: 73 mgb roadster glove box

Is it the glove box lid or the box itself that is useless ?
by Not_Anumber
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: MG General Chat
Topic: 1960 mga
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: 1960 mga

An excellent choice to have made. It would be interesting to hear how you found it, how prices in the US compare to here and experiences of getting the car checked and shipped over You may need to post to other, more densely populated, MG forums if you are looking for a quick response about sources ...
by Not_Anumber
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Your MGs / Specific MG Cars
Topic: MGB GT engine swap
Replies: 1
Views: 416

Re: MGB GT engine swap

If no suggestions have been made since January it could be well worth you carrying out the conversion yourself. Work out your shopping list for each of the options. Cost out each of them For each option work out what bodywork and other mods you may need to carry out on the car (other than bits that ...
by Not_Anumber
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: Advice on purchasing MGb GT
Replies: 1
Views: 955

Re: Advice on purchasing MGb GT

Did you buy it ?
by Not_Anumber
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: Poor brake pedal
Replies: 1
Views: 543

Re: Poor brake pedal

Did you sort this ? I would suggest bleeding it through several more times and would also check the state of the flexible hoses unless they have been recently replaced.
by Not_Anumber
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: Converting Manual gearbox to Auto?
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Re: Converting Manual gearbox to Auto?

Converting a manual box to work like an automatic can be done but needs an ecu and a complex array of solenoids. It has been used on a number of cars including by Ford and Vauxhall. It could be possible to modify this setup for an MGB but it would require quite a bit of time and skill. It might just...
by Not_Anumber
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: Fuse Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 279

Re: Fuse Problem

With a new fuse in place but the wires disconnected (and taped) at both the horn and interior light try to move the wiring loom around to establish if it is movement of the loom causing an internal short. When the fuse blows you will know you have the right part of the loom to start investigating.
by Not_Anumber
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: Hello from Lincoln
Replies: 3
Views: 379

Re: Hello from Lincoln

That happened to me once with an AC Cobra replica-the end of the propshaft didnt half make a dent in the road. . It was a propitiatory thing that took weeks to be sorted, fortunately MGB bits are a lot easier to get hold of.
by Not_Anumber
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Your MGs / Specific MG Cars
Topic: MGB LST74P
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Re: MGB LST74P

It sounds a most interesting MGB. What sort of effect has the overbore and other work had on the performance compared to a standard B series engined B ?

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