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by steve00136
Thu May 16, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: Converting Manual gearbox to Auto?
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: Converting Manual gearbox to Auto?

There's also linkages to the carb / throttle cable and pedal box etc
by steve00136
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: MG Car Shows, News & Events
Topic: Any car shows coming up ?
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: Any car shows coming up ?

Also the Autokarna at Wollaton Hall Notts on June9th info at https://mymgbinfo.wordpress.com/2019/04 ... aton-park/
by steve00136
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: MG Car Shows, News & Events
Topic: Any car shows coming up ?
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: Any car shows coming up ?

This shows a good one - https://mymgbinfo.wordpress.com/2019/04 ... -may-2019/ - i went to it last year. Quite a lot of MGs there.
by steve00136
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: ignition timing with vac gauge
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Re: ignition timing with vac gauge

I did a compression test today again with the Gunsons tester and got 180+-3psi which i think is quite high but guess due to a PO doing 40thou rebore and skimming the head 55thou. Also K&N filter with AAA needles so engine is not really standard for standard settings to apply. Is more advance better ...
by steve00136
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: ignition timing with vac gauge
Replies: 1
Views: 224

ignition timing with vac gauge

Well i have read a lot about how you should ignore manufacturers settings which was based on a totally different 1970s leaded fuel and use a vacuum gauge to set timing and not a strobe. I connected my Gunsons vac gauge up after slackening the distributor clamp and as soon as started engine the gauge...
by steve00136
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: MG Car Shows, News & Events
Topic: Any car shows coming up ?
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: Any car shows coming up ?

A good show today, good club stands and auto jumble. MGs well represented by the various clubs. The MGB in the pic is on the MGs on Track stand- a rubber bumper conversion with a V8 under the bonnet....very nice.
It's on again tomorrow.
by steve00136
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: overdrive wiring
Replies: 1
Views: 1447

Re: overdrive wiring

This post on my blog at https://mymgbinfo.files.wordpress.com/2 ... _pro-2.jpg may help
......but i guess you have probably sorted it by now!
by steve00136
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: MG General Chat
Topic: electroplating
Replies: 0
Views: 229

electroplating

Has anyone any tips on diy electroplating. Thinking of giving it a go with zinc plating and poss chromate plating. Seems straight forward but i believe the secret is in the prep - getting the parts really clean.
Any tips appreciated.
Thanks
by steve00136
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: MGB Roadster & MGB GT Forum
Topic: My 1969 MGB GT Rolling Restoration
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: My 1969 MGB GT Rolling Restoration

Good video. Done something similar via a blog - see
www.mymgb.info

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