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by Andrew Tilney
Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Remote Servo position
Replies: 8
Views: 7279

Re: Remote Servo position

With reference to servo position, for the best and shortest pipe run, I always fit them to the R/H inner wing, in this position it does not get in the way of any service actions, or engine removal
by Andrew Tilney
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Sump bolts
Replies: 6
Views: 5663

Re: Sump bolts

Dave you don't need to remove the bonnet, to get a crane in, just tie it back
by Andrew Tilney
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Engine swop
Replies: 9
Views: 7927

Re: Engine swop

and timing chain adjuster gasket
by Andrew Tilney
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Engine swop
Replies: 9
Views: 7927

Re: Engine swop

Dennis I have just been reading my original post to you and noticed that I didn't put down a timing chain adjuster lock tab, you will need to ad that to your list sorry,
by Andrew Tilney
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Engine swop
Replies: 9
Views: 7927

Re: Engine swop

You will need to change the front bearer plate, you can sometimes see these for sale on ebay for between £25 to £30 , you will also need a crank pulley lock tab, timing cover gasket and seal, cam gear lock tab, 3 star washers for the camshaft thrust pad bolts, and a front bearer plate gasket, as for...
by Andrew Tilney
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Travel Tool Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 9791

Re: Travel Tool Kit

[quote="Andrew Tilney" post_id=2661 time=1535188009 user_id=4307] Steve. with reference to hydraulic seals, by following the correct service schedule for these cars, and replacing them every 36 months or 36,000 miles, and the brake fluid every 18 months, this greatly reduces the chance of ...
by Andrew Tilney
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Travel Tool Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 9791

Re: Travel Tool Kit

Steve. with reference to hydraulic seals, by following the correct service schedule for these cars, and replacing them every 36 months or 36,000 miles, and the brake fluid every 18 months, this greatly reduces the chance of failure, also new seals have a shelf life,
by Andrew Tilney
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Travel Tool Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 9791

Re: Travel Tool Kit

I forgot to mention on cars fitted with carburettor crankcase ventilation, changing the oil filler cap is a service item, that should be changed every 12,000 miles or 12 months, (helps with engine oil leaks)
by Andrew Tilney
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Travel Tool Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 9791

Re: Travel Tool Kit

I think the most important part of all this is correct maintenance, and a strict service schedule, then items like fan belts, hoses, oil leaks, water leaks, etc,should not be a problem, I always service my car when I put it back on the road after its winter storage, so that's just once a year, howev...
by Andrew Tilney
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Travel Tool Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 9791

Re: Travel Tool Kit

David, Your right, a correctly serviced and maintained B is very reliable, and should not break down, we are about to set off on our 12th European tour in our 1969 B, during these tours we have covered more than 40,000 miles, and had one puncher, however I do take the following parts and tools, 1 Fu...