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by ChargedAutoGT
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Relays
Replies: 20
Views: 6831

Re: Relays

"although they seemed brighter the beam was poor"

I am trying to visualise what you mean by this please? are you saying bright, but the beam does not project as far ahead? or something else?

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by ChargedAutoGT
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Replacement Cylinder head
Replies: 30
Views: 13037

Re: Replacement Cylinder head

and mine...just finished painting engine bay . One thing i have not done is check my rocker alignment and I should do as I have skimmed, decked, renewed rockers (stock), added a cometic for s/c and changed cam. Now some of these items cancel each other but I should check net effect. I have read the ...
by ChargedAutoGT
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Replacement Cylinder head
Replies: 30
Views: 13037

Re: Replacement Cylinder head

Thanks Pete - 3 11/64 +.015 -0 i have in my notes. but not sure from where I got it. i had forgotten about that.
...or 3.172 as you wrote.

with a skim of that size, any issues with valve/piston clearances? i am guessing you have to be careful with rockers & cam. what squish are you running?
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by ChargedAutoGT
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Relays
Replies: 20
Views: 6831

Re: Relays

I have found that the hi perf Osram and Phillips bulbs give good light, but the bulb lifetime suffers - a lot.

seem to be replacing one every year. and i never drive at night. always MOT time....
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by ChargedAutoGT
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: My 'New' engine.
Replies: 28
Views: 10820

Re: My 'New' engine.

I have not seen +90 pistons for sale. has the block got liners? a typo? reading upside down? most engines get a bit of swarf at oil change - i have a magnetic sump plug so you see them. but more like iron fillings not pieces. but to be on the safe side you could get parts inspected. sounds like it n...
by ChargedAutoGT
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Seat Rails Nut Stripped?
Replies: 27
Views: 9897

Re: Seat Rails Nut Stripped?

you can buy M9...
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by ChargedAutoGT
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: My 'New' engine.
Replies: 28
Views: 10820

Re: My 'New' engine.

you WILL need to change front engine plate as chrome engine mounts will not interchange and plates are quite different. you will need plate and the two brackets that hold the mounts.
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by ChargedAutoGT
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Replacement Cylinder head
Replies: 30
Views: 13037

Re: Replacement Cylinder head

It could do with a repaint. it has single valve springs. i will check the valves for leaks but have no reason to suspect they are leaking. no signs of such. I do not know if it has unleaded seats and anyone who tells you that they can tell....well let Mr Burgess know as he said to me that's it's pre...