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Some years ago I used to compete in sprints and hill climb. After rebuilding my cylinder head using the improved valve stem seals I had problems with exhaust valves sticking. Peter Burgess suggested that I ran the car with no exhaust valve stem seals at all. I took his advice. This winter I have rem...
- Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:08 pm
- Forum: MGB General
- Topic: MGB GT DOOR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN YEARS
- Replies: 1
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Hello Gary. The main changes to the doors predate the change to rubber bumpers. A chrome bumper door from a BGT that had the larger internal handle come arm rest will be the same as on a rubber bumper car. Before those handles and the corporate inside latch/lock handle there were a number of changes...
- Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:35 pm
- Forum: MGB Technical
- Topic: Oil burning off bringing smoke in through the footwells
- Replies: 5
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In addition to what people have said about where the oil smoke might come from you could also look at where it is getting into the footwells. Over the years people may have removed some of the bungs and grommets that block the holes between the cabin and the engine bay. By closing up such holes you ...
As the link in the post above confirms, rubber bumper production started in September 1974. So registering a chrome bumper car in October is quite reasonable. There are some web resources that give quite a bit of information about ride height and how to measure it. It is generally measured from the ...
I thought about doing this change as the direct acting late servo is much safer than the earlier indirect servo. Not only the twin circuits but a servo failure with the old type will lead to the fluid being sucked into the engine. As the late servo acts between the pedal and the master cylinder it h...
- Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:41 pm
- Forum: MGB Technical
- Topic: Lucas distributor thrust washers
- Replies: 2
- Views: 667
Earlier today I stripped down a distributor that I was planning to use. The trust washers in it are worn and as there is vertical shaft movement I would like to replace them. I have had a look at the websites of the normal suspects and I can't find such parts for sale. Can anyone point me towards a ...