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by steve00136
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Rear hood bar retainer removal
Replies: 6
Views: 2058

Re: Rear hood bar retainer removal

I took mine off a while ago - put some pictures on my blog at
https://mgb.tips/2019/09/04/hood-fixings-bracket-mod/
Hope it helps
by steve00136
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Height of mg factory hardtop (inside) 640mm ???
Replies: 8
Views: 3458

Re: Height of mg factory hardtop (inside) 640mm ???

That's one awesome roll cage !!!! Think next you want to tidy up that garage.
by steve00136
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: MGB General
Topic: MGB multiple previous owners
Replies: 5
Views: 1678

Re: MGB multiple previous owners

Thanks for the comments and info Peter I'll do that.
Glad you both found my blog interesting - keeps me busy in evenings whilst wife watching boring stuff on tv ..... or am I a sad old git!!
by steve00136
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: MGB General
Topic: MGB multiple previous owners
Replies: 5
Views: 1678

Re: MGB multiple previous owners

I'm the 14th owner off my 1975 MGB Roadster LST74P. I have tracked back to owner no 8 who bought the car in 2001 and got quite a bit of history prior to that. At some stage it was used for racing - I suspect sometime 2011-14 as it covered nearly 2000 miles whilst being sorned and MOTed each year! I ...
by steve00136
Sat Dec 21, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Windscreen pillar seals
Replies: 4
Views: 1719

Re: Windscreen pillar seals

Replaced my pillar seals earlier this year and left the strips out and thought the same - that if there were a problem I would fit them later.
So far so good!
by steve00136
Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Tappet Adjuster
Replies: 3
Views: 1234

Re: Tappet Adjuster

David I think that shape of thermostat housing was common on the earlier MGBs up to 1976 when the rad was moved forward. The thermostat changed shape too accommodate an emissions air pump for the N.American markets
by steve00136
Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Tappet Adjuster
Replies: 3
Views: 1234

Tappet Adjuster

Used my trusty old tappet adjuster yesterday for the first time in years. Never realised you can still get them and how expensive they are! It seems to have done the job and quietened a couple of noisy tappets - more on my blog at https://mgbtips.wordpress.com/2019/12/14/clik-adjust-rocker-gap-setti...
by steve00136
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: K&N Filter Mod
Replies: 2
Views: 1137

K&N Filter Mod

Fed up with the fiddly fitting of trying to align 4 bolts and holding filters in place at same time decided time for a change so replaced the bolts with 5/16"UNC studs. Pics on my blog at https://mgbtips.wordpress.com/2019/11/3 ... eview=true
by steve00136
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: MGB Technical
Topic: Vacuum advance misfire
Replies: 33
Views: 8721

Re: Vacuum advance misfire

I found some good info about vac advance and added a link to it on my blog at https://mgbtips.wordpress.com/2019/11/0 ... uum-gauge/
Hope this helps.
by steve00136
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Parking sensors on a classic car!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1051

Parking sensors on a classic car!!!!

Added some parking sensors to my MGB and tested them out today .....am pleased with the results. More pics and an explanation ....why? Is on my blog at [url]https://mgbtips.wordpress.com/2019/10/2 ... on-an-mgb/[/url]

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