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by ChargedAutoGT
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: New Member Question On Tyres
Replies: 49
Views: 27766

Re: New Member Question On Tyres

Regarding tyres, my one piece of advice would be buy a decent set and don't be tempted to save a few pounds on budget tyres thinking "it's a second car..." second or third car, you still need grip. and the tyre is the only thing that keeps you planted. But i would tend to take a different ...
by ChargedAutoGT
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Oil pressure
Replies: 13
Views: 9671

Re: Oil pressure

The problem is not removing the relief valve, it's getting it back. access is limited and the spring is strong. ideally 2 people, one above and one below. john twist has a vid of a technique but to be honest it's more common sense than anything really. i also have only removed it with engine out. so...
by ChargedAutoGT
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Engine breathing and oil consumption.
Replies: 22
Views: 13874

Re: Engine breathing and oil consumption.

well i hope it works for you. attached is a pic of mine when i removed it some years ago. the pile of crud is just a fraction of what actually came out.
G(raham)
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by ChargedAutoGT
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Engine breathing and oil consumption.
Replies: 22
Views: 13874

Re: Engine breathing and oil consumption.

Dave When you say open pipe to cloth filter- are you referring to one of those mini K&N type ones that sits on the top of the pipe. If so, i suspect your problem is as follows. i am guessing your front tappet cover gauze has been removed. not uncommon as after a few decades without cleaning, the...
by ChargedAutoGT
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: 2 litre engine and 5 speed mazda gear box
Replies: 17
Views: 12580

Re: 2 litre engine and 5 speed mazda gear box

Peter
Interested to hear how you went to 10.5:1. what is your head chamber volume on the 12H2709? tight squish i assume and/or shallow dish pistons? ie shallower than stock?
G