What ever happened to "Champion. and KLG " brand Spark Plugs? The world drove on these for years. Perhaps it was like the demise of the English Motor Cycle Industery. Sad. Those old tins that Champion plugs came in---are just so handy. Just remembering---"when"
It's a tiny bit messy but if you use an air drill (or a battery drill with a plastic bag on it)and drill it while the box is still loaded with oil the outgoing oil will flush it out as it drains, you can get most of the way through dry but just the last little bit as the hole gets through gets a bit wet
And most of them I've seen done have had it drilled in the wrong spot, too high...
Finally come to the conclusion that I'm not going to ever do the conversion - age/ wife health issues etc etc etc - therefore I have a gearbox up for offer - so before I even consider evil bay I thought I would post here.
I realise this may not be good form to mention it here (and get black balled at the club etc) but I would prefer it goes to a good home !
To me if the engine is out the things I'd be doing are--at a minimum
Replace the rear core plug (minimum) , check and/or replace the clutch and bearings (throwout and maybe spigot)
Front and rear crank seals, timing cover gasket and sidecover gaskets--
Check the engine mountings--
These are bare minimum requirements of things that need to be done while the engine is out to sav...
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 but asking $12,000 US. Very good condition overall. Many photos & other info here: https://sites.google.com/view/1951mg-ya/
I have a large surplus of parts that I no longer require.
2x Headlamp bowls
2x Expansion Tanks (Plastic)
Steel Rocker Cover
Set of Steel Duplex Timing Gears.
Open to offers I need the space.
Starter Motor good condition only for sale as gone Hi-Torque £30.00
Mk3 Left hand Front Wing in Tartan Red, ready to bolt on £125.00
2x Dual Circuit Brake ...
New XPAG flat lifter & roller lifter camshaft kits for sale. 9 profiles from stock to full race, including a race cam that will out perform a B & G 102 race cam, as confirmed by MGVR racers. All my camshafts will out perform any other on the market. Flat lifter race cam $ 450. Crane cams @ wholesale prices. Roller cam kits from $ 1,400. includes cam, Roller lifters, Push rods, & valve sp...