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Electrical Top
Video clip #1: Battery

Understanding the car battery

35.1mb 10:47 minutes

Video clip #2: Control Box

Understanding the control box

45.2mb 10:34 minutes

Video clip #3: Dynamo

How the dynamo (generator) works

34.9mb 9:21minutes

Video clip #4: Polarizing

How to polarize a dynamo (generator)

19.8mb 6:35 minutes

Video clip #5: starter

MG Starter problems

19.6mb 6:04 minutes

Video clip #6: points

Distributors, coils, switching from positive to negative earth, and how to hook this stuff up!

21.5mb 9:10 minutes

Video clip #7: controlbox2

Repairing the RF95 Nine Post Control Box

155.mb 19:05 minutes

Engine Top
Video clip #8: compcheck

How to check compression

22.5mb 5:04 minutes

Video clip #9: compcheck

Diagnosing compression problems

8.4mb 3:32 minutes

Video clip #10: compcalc

Calculating the compression ratio

21.4mb 9:04minutes

Video clip #11: xpagrebuild

XPAG rebuild

9.5mb 2:52 minutes

Video clip #12: starttc

Starting a TC engine

10.4mb 3:09 minutes

Video clip #13: starttd

Starting a TD engine

36.4mb 6:40 minutes

Video clip #14: statictime

Setting static ignition timing

9.4mb 3:41 minutes

Video clip #15: oil

The importance of regular oil changes

13.4mb 2:30 minutes

Video clip #15: oilleaks

XPAG oil leaks

26.8mb 8:07 minutes

Video clip #16: oilpress

Oil pressure

33.1mb 10:13 minutes

Video clip #17: valves

Valve gap setting - in 5 minutes

22.3mb 6:46 minutes

Video clip #18: tdc

Finding Top Dead Centre

16.0mb 4:42 minutes

Video clip #19: rockershaft

Rocker Shaft Wear

13.0mb 4:12 minutes

Video clip #20: xpagoilpump

The XPAG Oil Pump

48mb 10:36 minutes

Video clip #21: m35gstarter1950-1979

M35G starter 1950-1979

45mb 11 minutes

Fuel Top
Video clip #22: sucarbs9

Secrets of SU Carburettors - Part 1 of 2

18.7mb 7:23 minutes

Video clip #23: sucarbs9

Secrets of SU Carburettors - Part 2 of 2

12.7mb 3:57 minutes

Video clip #24: carbjet

Centring the carburettor jet needle

21.9mb 6:25 minutes

Video clip #25: carbpiston

Matching SU Carburettor pistons

12.5mb 3:55 minutes

Video clip #26: fuelpump

Fuel pump issues

30.9mb 9:41 minutes

Video clip #27: htype

The different H Type carburettors

9.4mb 3:14 minutes

Mechanical Top
Video clip #28: ujoint

Changing a universal joint

24.7mb 7:65 minutes

Video clip #29: tierod

Changing a tie-rod

5.8mb 1:59 minutes

Video clip #30: tdtfmgarackandpinion

TD TF MGA Rack and Pinion

26mb 6:50 minutes

Video clip #31: waterpump

T Type Water Pumps and Freeze Plugs

19.4mb 6:26 minutes

General Top
Video clip #32: gaskets

How to make your own gaskets

19.4mb 6:26 minutes