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  • S Grimm18 October 2019

    HI all


    I now have the carbs sorted out, had a floating float and a swimming one. Replaced both floats and had the throttle shafts and bushings done with all new seals etc. And new jets and needles. I haven't noticed any performance improvement but have only taken it on a short drive. The big change is when going down hill with the weight of the car driving the engine it used to go...

  • Anton Piller18 October 2019

    Andrew

    Yes the three bolt are threaded into the bottom flange.

    As far as I know, the column does not have to be replaced, when changing the loom.

    But since you have ground off the bolts' heads you need to replace them. Have you tried to drive out the remains of the splitpins with a thin drift?

    From remembrance, you should be able to pull back the column enough t...

  • M Dollimore18 October 2019

    William, I am hoping not to bead this joint but I'll wait until I see how it looks once finally sprayed.
    To all out there I am not going down the original suite of colours. After my first chariot red A roadster in the 70s, through the my black twin cam coupe in the 80s/90s both of which won many awards I will be finishing this car in a modern Ford colour - micastone, the shape of the A will ta...

  • Graham V18 October 2019

    Steve
    If Mark's doesn't fit - try Metal Mickey in Iver http://www.sportscarmetalworks.com/mga/

    He sells most body panels for the MGA and has a louvered bonnet on his website.

    And for the record, I have no connection with Mickey other than buying something from him several years back.

  • Ray Lee18 October 2019

    My notes say 43 lbs/ft and 16 lbs/ft.
    I don`t know where I got, it but have been using for 40 odd years.
    Ray TF 2884

  • P G Gilvarry18 October 2019

    Gearbox is out, one man job. Used 4" long headless bolts in the 10/2 o'clock, bit of a wriggle and it came back easily. when I got to the end of the guide bolts, I had a trolley jack to take the weight.

    Was able to rest it on the left chassis while to went around the car and lifter it into another trolley jack with a large flat area.

    I noticed it has a lip seal installed so I may...

  • PJ Jennings18 October 2019

    Anyone have the rocker shaft pedestal bolt torques on an XPEG? Two bolts, an 8mm & 10mm. PJ

  • GuyW18 October 2019

    I got a set in a Saturday market stall years ago. Sort of place that sells everything at 1 each. Pretty well identical to those 4.99 screwfix ones. Recommended, very useful!

  • Dave O'Neill 218 October 2019

    The Screwfix ones with interchangeable heads are remarkably similar to my Drapers.

  • TRM Maine18 October 2019

    Bruce, if you are using the Moss SS setup the clearance is really tight. Both me and the late George Christoferson added a small piece of aluminum about 1 inch square to bring it down for clearance. the hanger seemed to be just short by that amount.

  • 1953 LHD TD

    1500 miles on engine rebuild.
    Wire harness - brake and fuel lines. Master & wheel cylinders
    Rebuilt or replaced almost everything.
    Just needs paint and inter
    New solid Walnut dash.
    You cover shipping or if in the U.S.A. I can drive it to you for a fee and food.
    Runs great. Check out the YouTube
    http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5CvHB-09MBSXjFtleY0qQA
    $32K or Best offer PAYP...

  • 1951 YA FOR SALE

    UMG-315. Imported to Canada in 2006. Right hand drive. Halogen headlights. New braking system. Heater. Boyce Motometer. Original owner & technical manuals. 11,200 miles since 1996 restoration (possibly less than 22,000 miles in total). Valued at $18,000 US. Quite negociable. Very good condition.
    Photos : https://sites.google.com/view/1951mg-ya/
    Gilles Bachand, Montreal Canada, phone: 1-...

  • URGENTLY WANTED/URGENTLY WANTED

    MGB, MGB GT, Midgets
    Especially fully restored/clean originals.
    Will view/collect anywhere U.K.

  • MGF MGF MGF

    URGENTLY WANTED, URGENTLY WANTED
    MGF MGF MGF
    Low mileage/fine examples please.
    WILL VIEW/COLLECT ANYWHERE UK

  • ANY MG ANY MG ANY MG

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    ANY MG ANY YEAR ANY CONDITION
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