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by Randy Forbes
Thu May 27, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Mild vacuum leak, replace HS4 carbs?
Replies: 7
Views: 391

Re: Mild vacuum leak, replace HS4 carbs?

I must agree with Ian, in that the brass spindles carry most of the wear, and replacing them will show considerable improvement. If that doesn't stop the air getting past the spindles, my next choice would be to fit the .005" oversize throttle shafts (using the appropriate, piloted reamer on yo...
by Randy Forbes
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: Factory record copy Personal Export Delivery
Replies: 10
Views: 1750

Re: Factory record copy Personal Export Delivery

Mine was PED to Bavaria originally. There's some info in the BL Passport to Service which came with the car. I think my '67 MGB GT traveled a similar route; BMIHT certificate declares Personal Export Delivery, USA . I do have a German logbook that (more or less proves...) it remained in Germany int...
by Randy Forbes
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: MGB ownership longevity
Replies: 13
Views: 8010

Re: MGB ownership longevity

Thank you David, it IS good to be back! I liken the BMW (6-cyl) Z3, particularly the ///M versions, as what Donald Healey would've built if they were still building the 3000 today. It is essentially the same formula; long hood/short deck, powerful, smooth & torquey 6-cyl, and full of character! ...
by Randy Forbes
Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: MGB General
Topic: MGB ownership longevity
Replies: 13
Views: 8010

Re: MGB ownership longevity

Mine has been a somewhat convoluted ownership history through the years, with numerous MGBs... 1) 8/73 bought a new '73 MGB (GHNUD 315377) sold mid-1975 2) 11/74bought a '67 parts car, I didn't know it was a completely different car! (GHN3L 128643) parted out '75 3) 9/76 bought a '66 MGB in San Fran...