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  • Andy Tilney23 September 2017

    Thank you Gentlemen, for your reply's, that was interesting about the exhaust rear silencer only not making much difference to the noise, and Paul altering the rear shackles is something I had not thought about but an excellent idea,thank you both

  • J Gibson23 September 2017

    Paging Mr Oggers - I wouldn't mind a word off list if you're amenable. Drop me a line at jordan at idnet d0t com if you like. Cheers.

  • Allan Reeling23 September 2017

    The seats are "handed". Often getting the seat fully forward is down to extra sound insulation on the tunnel.

  • paulh423 September 2017

    Ditto pinking, some cars seem to suffer more than others as you say, and the causes are similar. On an Arden Heritage Run to Shelsley Walsh which included a run up the hill (untimed!) it was noticeable just how many 70s cars were pinking like mad under the abnormal 'load', including mine, in comparison to earlier and later cars. It can't be more than a couple of minutes to get to the top (admitt...

  • L E D LaVerne23 September 2017

    Looking good!

  • paulh423 September 2017

    Didn't get as far as knocking mine off, but I got fed up bottoming and grounding when touring fully laden so I extended the rear shackles http://www.mgb-stuff.org.uk/suspensiontext.htm#extend

  • W_Mueller23 September 2017

    Thank you George - now I've found it too.

  • George Butz23 September 2017

    Item #EL115, pg 13 in catalog

  • PJ Jennings23 September 2017

    Sorry about the link, drop the http://.

    www.thompsonsmetalcoatings.com

  • PJ Jennings23 September 2017

    I think your right LaVerne about the vapor lock problem, just too much heat soak after shut down.
    If anyone is interested, I found out who the guy is I talked to at a show that does thermal coatings. I thought they were a mom and pop type organization, I was wrong, they do all kinds of commercial coatings, thermal just being one of them. Here's the contact info. if interested.
    Tompsons Meta...

  • 1964 MGB

    1964 pull handle MGB with original engine; older restoration; rust free and straight sheetmetal; British racing green with black leather seats, black carpet and panels; roll bar, tonneau, top, wire wheels; 4 synchro trans.( I have a 3 synchro to go with it); British Motor Heritage paperwork; extensive repair/ restoration documentation; runs and drives very nice!

  • 1950 MGYT

    Black MG YT 4775

    Cost: More than you might wish to pay and less than its worth to me.

    Please contact me for details, photos, history, parts lists

    See photo in the Y Registry for 4775

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