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  • Joe Olson27 April 2015

    Here's a picture of my generator which fits and aligns correctly. It mounts in front of both brackets with no washers or spacers. Do you have the correct brackets and does the front one have the proper "S" shape? The "S" isn't obvious in my picture, but there is a slight dogleg toward the front.

    Hope this helps.

    Joe

  • Bruce TD4139 Cunha27 April 2015

    Here is what it looks like if I go to Owner and then to BBS

  • Bruce TD4139 Cunha27 April 2015

    Mike

    Same issue I wrote you about a month or so ago.

    I have an icon on my desktop to take me to the MGB page. It currently shows up with all the posts listed. Not under the individual title, but each post separate.

    Tried all the settings on the web and could not get it back to the old web page look.

    Running chrome on a microsoft windows 8.1 laptop.

  • L Staller27 April 2015

    Matthew, the photo of your unrestored dash shows the bottom of the glove box being painted red and the upper portion which is a cardboard unpainted. How do you think the glove boxes were assembled at the factory? Was the inside surface of the cardboard piece painted or covered with vinyl like the metal bottom piece? Thanks, Lou

  • W. A. Chasser Jr27 April 2015

    Engine was hauled to the shop this afternoon and installed in the chassis. Went together reasonably easy though I had to pull the steering column back out, remove the front saddle and engine stabilizer bracket in order to clear the R&P protection plate. Once the input shaft mated to the clutch disc it slid together nicely. Re set the engine mount and freed the engine hoist. I then worked on hookin...

  • Bruce TD4139 Cunha27 April 2015

    Was at a flea market this weekend and picked up what looks like a new 2 lug spinner for wire wheels. Probably a repro as it is in new condition, but for 15 bucks, I figure it was worth picking up.

    It has the MG logo in the center. I am thinking this is MGTF or MGA. I know my B does not have that.

  • Bruce TD4139 Cunha27 April 2015

    Refit the original cans with the halogen lights and everything went together perfectly.

    New Lucas cans do not have the clip at the bottom, they have a flat plate with a screw. Unsure how that is supposed to work on a MGB.


    I do like the new Halogen headlights.

  • W. A. Chasser Jr27 April 2015

    Can some one post pics of their correct dynamo mounting? I tried to fit it today and don't seem to have an understanding of it's proper position. It would appear that the front dynamo bearing plate needs to be in front of the engine plate to have any kind of pulley alignment. However, when I do that the dynamo rear bearing plate fouls the rear bracket that bolts to the block. Am I missing somet...

  • W. A. Chasser Jr27 April 2015

    I'm getting further along on the engine and have come to a point that I need some sage advice. I have both of the SU tuning manuals but can't find the info regarding the dashpot oil.. how much and exactly where does it go. I bought these carbs off of eBay as fresh rebuilds. I changed the needles and jets to stock MK II'e as a staring point. Using the Moss jet bearing centering tool I then installe...

  • LM Cook27 April 2015

    Thanks to all of you for your help and suggestions. I'll check out each of them.

    I'll put the car on jack stands next week and do some tests, then start pulling the carpet, floorboards, and gearbox for a complete tear-down.

    I hope that a local shop will let me assist in the tear-down and rebuild so that I can learn. I would do it alone, but I don't have experience to be able to rec...

  • MGA ROADSTER FOR SALE $16,000.00

    I have decided to sell my 1955 mga. I know some people say that mgas start with 56 model year. Mine was sold to me as a 55 and has a florida title 1955. Car number is HDD4311019. The car has had a lot done to it. Frame stripped and painted, brakes redone, new bushings in front end.
    Body was blasted, new f columns and rockers both sides, new rear valance and trunk floor. This car also had steel ...

  • MG YB SPORTS SALOON 1953 FOR SALE

    Unfortunately, due to my progressive handicap, I'm looking for a loving home for my Old Lady".
    Therefor unique chance for any lover of this YB type.
    Earlier "body-off" restoration(GB), two-tone (green/black wings), in very sound condition, including fully renewed interior (green/brown piping in superb condition. Also, very recently, extensively technically overhauled and ready to go -"safe...

  • MGB GT V8 WANTED

    I am looking for a factory MGB V8.

    I will consider anything from a restoration project to a concours example.

  • 1955 BLACK TF-1500

    Chassis No. TF7507 (HDA 46/7507)
    Engine No. 48G/65 RS30027
    Build date 15 Oct. 1954

    The previous owner did a full frame-off paint restoration in Feb 2003 and a new ash frame some years prior to that. She has also had a replacement BMC Gold Seal 1500 CC engine installed some time ago that is solid and a stainless steel exhaust system at same time.
    Since we have owned her, the follow...

  • ALL ORIGINAL 1969 MG B GT

    Unique opportunity to acquire an original 1969 MGB GT. Not on the road in the past 15+ years, and interior is out. Virtually everything is here to restore this former autocross car, and we can also provide technical assistance (long history of MGB restoration and ownership). The body has some minor dents, but no rust holes or panel alignment issues, and has all original sheet metal (except front v...

  • 5 SPEED MIDGET

    Substantially restored about three years ago including full professional respray with new panels inserted. chrome bumpersFrontline Ford type 9 gearbox conversion, MX5 seats, originals available, safety roll bar,halogen lights inertia belts, towball, MOT ,good tyres,all excellent order drive it home.
    4750

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