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by ChargedAutoGT
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Seat Rails Nut Stripped?
Replies: 27
Views: 9897

Re: Seat Rails Nut Stripped?

if it is stripped, tap it to M8 - metric, or if if it's too far gone could go to 3/8 or 10mm.
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by ChargedAutoGT
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Replacement Cylinder head
Replies: 30
Views: 13037

Re: Replacement Cylinder head

I will shortly be selling my 12H2709 if interested. Got my modded head back (for my supercharged engine) from Peter Burgess and just removed my 12H2709 which I have been running for the last 3.5 years. I have had no issues at all and though I will be buretting it tomorrow it looks to have plenty of ...
by ChargedAutoGT
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Rear main oil seal
Replies: 2
Views: 1658

Re: Rear main oil seal

if you can find a wheeler dealers edition of MGA (one of the USA ones) they do that exact modification of old style scroll to 'new' style seal.
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by ChargedAutoGT
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: 67 Gt floor panel.
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Re: 67 Gt floor panel.

See my comments on my Steelcraft experience in recent Oil pressure hose thread.

I would try to see one first if I were you.

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by ChargedAutoGT
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Flexible pipe between engine &oil pressure gauge.
Replies: 12
Views: 5784

Re: Flexible pipe between engine &oil pressure gauge.

I would also add - Steelcraft. From Bmh-ltd.com, "Panels and assemblies are supplied primed in Electrophoretic paint." From http://www.bmhweb.co.uk/steelcraft/about.htm "Steelcraft panels are manufactured in the UK by Taylor Pressform Ltd. Since production started, in 1974, developmen...
by ChargedAutoGT
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Front wing removal MGB GT
Replies: 6
Views: 2937

Re: Front wing removal MGB GT

Took mine off just last week. There is potentially a small difference to roadster. All bolts are straightforward (assuming no shearing...) apart from the top x3 you have identified. Impact driver useful. There are 3 holes. The one to the front is accessible, allbeit awkward at driver side, but I got...
by ChargedAutoGT
Tue May 26, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Indicators stopped working - '72 roadster
Replies: 5
Views: 2761

Re: Indicators stopped working - '72 roadster

same symptoms - happened to me - just recently. mine was intermittent and drove me mad.

the connector on the hazard switch had worked loose and pin7 was making/breaking the circuit for indicators, but hazzards were fine.

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by ChargedAutoGT
Mon May 25, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Why Won't She Turn Over and Start
Replies: 10
Views: 4571

Re: Why Won't She Turn Over and Start

you can by-pass the ignition switch by hotwiring it.

*make sure you are in neutral*

white with brown wire from relay. touch to bottom fuse to turn engine.

to start it, connect bottom fuse to second up, touch with same wire.

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by ChargedAutoGT
Mon May 25, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Replacement Cylinder head
Replies: 30
Views: 13037

Re: Replacement Cylinder head

and if a seller tells you it's been crack tested, ask where it was done, & to see receipt!
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by ChargedAutoGT
Sat May 09, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Cracked Head
Replies: 8
Views: 4515

Re: Cracked Head

Join MGEXP and check out engine swaps. Hundreds of them and lots of Rover V8's
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