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by Paul Scott
Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Starter Motors for MGB's with Ballast Resistor Ignition.
Replies: 32
Views: 230

Re: Starter Motors for MGB's with Ballast Resistor Ignition.

Good Evening, I did a bit of investigating last night and came accross this https://www.v8register.net/subpages/V8NOTE320.htm My own 75 B has the Ballast system but does not have the extra relay found on the later RB's. Wh gn wire from starter to coil - on the same terminal at the coil it is fed by ...
by Paul Scott
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Ballast Resistor wiring for 1977 Mgb
Replies: 8
Views: 119

Re: Ballast Resistor wiring for 1977 Mgb

Good Morning, Does the engine die instantly when you release the key after starting? The ballast resister only comes into effect after you release the key and feeds the coil with around 7v. If you have a multimeter you can check to see if the coil is getting power via the ballast. White Light Green ...
by Paul Scott
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Ballast Resistor wiring for 1977 Mgb
Replies: 8
Views: 119

Re: Ballast Resistor wiring for 1977 Mgb

That is definitely wrong. The balast goes between fusebox and coil. The original is hidden in the loom and changes colour from the fusebox to the coil. White and pink seem to ring a bell for some reason Please see wiring Diagram for your year. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=htt...
by Paul Scott
Fri May 29, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Newbie - Can't open Bonnet & other Q's.
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: Newbie - Can't open Bonnet & other Q's.

Welcome to the forum,
I'm sure a useful answer will come very soon.

This will be of use for sure at some point

http://www.geomatique-liege.be/MGJP/Pag ... rature.htm

14th edition workshop manual

Regards
Paul
by Paul Scott
Tue May 26, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Indicators stopped working - '72 roadster
Replies: 5
Views: 161

Re: Indicators stopped working - '72 roadster

Hi Tim, Wiring Diagrams can be found here http://www.advanceautowire.com/mgb.pdf I believe the flasher unit is under the steering column and hazard flasher behind central console. Some indicator issues are caused by the hazard switch. In the off position it works as a bridge to direct power to the n...
by Paul Scott
Wed May 20, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Estoril Classic
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: Estoril Classic

https://www.mgb-register.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/unnamed-e1589953829876.jpg EUROPEAN EVENT OF THE YEAR 2020 Unfortunately the European event has to be postponed due to the ongoing situation surrounding the Covid pandemic. New date is the 04th – 08th August 2021 This also means – The 2021 Por...
by Paul Scott
Tue May 19, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: oil draining back if left for a few days
Replies: 6
Views: 313

Re: oil draining back if left for a few days

Hi Rolly,
welcome to the forum.

Graham Dix mentioned this in our Safety fast newsletter earlier this month. It might help https://www.mgb-register.org/safety-fast-may-2020/

Regards
Paul
by Paul Scott
Fri May 01, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Not 1 but 2 problems
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Re: Not 1 but 2 problems

:D
by Paul Scott
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Drive it day
Replies: 10
Views: 1103

Re: Drive it day

I'll take that as a YES from everyone

It will be added to the eNewsletter going out on Thursday.

STAY SAFE and enjoy :D

Paul