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2 days ago
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I think the B, C, and BV8 were the last of the MGs.
Yea, l've heard people refer to the MGB as a modern MG. progress marches on.
This not a mg 😂
Are these comments from people who have never driven a TF or RV8?
So why didn't this work? The mission statement would have been pretty simple, to win back the roadster market they would need to build a car that was as good or better than the Miata that could be sold at a competitive price. I gather it didn't make one or both of these goals?
Overheard in the Nanjing conference room: "MG factory? I thought he said it was an MSG factory . . ."
The MGF was a good little sports car and could have sold well in this country. There are lots of stories as to why MG didn't try to bring it over here and some might actually be true. I think the real reason was the company was under capitalized and didn't have the funds to make a major move like re-entering the North American market.
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Maybe they have improved. ... See MoreSee Less
The 3 position switch should be labeled Dim, Flicker, and Smolder. (Don't let the smoke out of the wires)
I know Lucas hasn't improved - they don't exist anymore. They got sold off piece by piece to various suppliers (wiring went to Sumitomo, Delphi bought the last standing piece - Lucas Diesel Systems).
I tied down my dash board yesterday as one of my final tasks for my re-assembly, and carefully have been moving wiring harness's into place. I ran the B about 50 miles on Monday, and will have to take her back out today and see if I pulled, or anything came loose during re-assembly. No more high current stuff running thru switches - I added relays for HIGH & low beams, horns, and cooling fans 🙂 Still chasing what appears to be a ground issue on drivers headlight however - time to re-crimp connections and add some connector anti-corrorsion/anti-oxident gel...
I rewired my car with an Advance Autowire kit. It's one of the best investments I made on my car. When I took my old harness out and cut the blue wrapping for inspection, there were 5 adjoining wires that had gotten hot enough to burn the insulation off. It's a wonder the smoke never released.
Not the wires fault, short or overload cause, 60 years of repairing, restoring British cars, weak amperage, maybe, but the best wiring coding system of any cars, same code from Austin to Rolls, try an Italian car a different code every day.
Lucas: The unwitting inventor of the intermittant wiper . . .
Never had a problem!
My MGB is 50 years old and the electrical system works great. The key is that these are old cars and they do need maintenance. I cleaned the grounds and replaced almost all of the sleeves and cleaned bullet ends.
Feel my Midget pain. I feel I need two of these suckers mounted on my big rubber bumper! ... See MoreSee Less
OR, fog lamps when there's no fog!
Good idea .
I like hi-beams when I am in my MGB. Shines right over the top
I mounted 2 Lucas driving lights on my 72 Honda 600 many years ago (still have them).
Believe me, they'll make someone dim their brights VERY quickly!
Sue Cormack Casad
I used a Cibie Oscar.
This photo popped up from a group keeping track on the history of Chattanooga Tn. It is of bunch of young ladies sitting on Midget at the East Gate Mall 1964. ... See MoreSee Less
20 hours ago
At least they put something underneath to catch the leaking oil.
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MG Safety Fast
I just got my hoodie from them today. It's pretty nice..
How do the sizes run?
Thanks guys! I agree, order up a size to be safe. Lots of other MG, Austin Healey & general little British car related products at my storefront: teespring.com/stores/vintage-british-motoring
I just want to find a flex fit mg hat and I'll be a happy camper. I hate strap hats.
Stay tuned, I can do flex fit hats now but haven't uploaded any yet! What color hat/logo combination do you want?
Now Sean Miskell has turned me into a T-shirt junkie 🙂 Was looking for something for a friend that has been helping me with my car - problem solved....
Selling my GT, details here ... See MoreSee Less
1971 MGB GT
3 days ago
Very nice. Saw it at mgexp. Hope you get a great price!
Let me think about it NO!
spending 60 k on MG-GT, somebody must have laughed all the way to the bank......
Paul, how long have you owned that GT?
I just eliminated the reserve on the auction- high bid wins the car.
1977 MGB roadster for sale, asking $7000 OBO in San Diego, CA. Helping a friend of a friend, no financial interest. The owner took this car on as a hobby after giving up building airplanes, and he has recently passed away. His widow is selling the car, which comes with assorted MG parts including a hard top that are in storage at his airport hangar (I haven't been to the hangar). The car # is in the 418xxx range (1977 model year) and has been converted to chrome bumpers pretty well. The mechanical work looks good, the car starts and runs with 70+ PSI oil pressure. 4 speed, without overdrive. The heater controls are disassembled, and the engine has some oil leaks, I think from the valve cover. The paint is very shiny, though let down by some rushed prep work by the body shop. Message me if you have interest and I'll pass along the lady's phone number. Obviously not an easy time for her, he had a number of mechanical / scientific hobbies and the tools & stuff that go with that. She's got her hands full. ... See MoreSee Less
Can you send the car to Holland?
My trunk smells like gas and it looks like the braided evaporative loss hoses in the trunk are cracked/leaking. Fuel tank is new, so the tank itself is ok. Three of the four hose fitting ends are 1/4 BSP. I ordered BSP brass barbs for these and they fit perfectly. The fourth one... the hose from the top of the evap canister through the trunk floor to the hardline under the car has a male flare end on it. Any idea what size flare fitting? 1/4 SAE (45deg)? Is there a BSP male flare? ... See MoreSee Less
4 days ago
I have the same problem on my 72 and that particular hose is not available through Moss. I'll follow your posts for resolution. Somebody will know a source.
Scott - you can reuse the fitting from the current hose. Just cut the crimp off of it, and pull the hose off. See www.mgexp.com/journal/Steve+Lyle/14443
Might be a 37.5 degree aviation-style flare...
Very unlikely it's an aviation flare. Do as Steve Lyle does, cut the crimp off and re-use the fittings with new fuel lines. That one fitting is a bulkhead fitting and is nutted on the top and bottom of the boot floor. www.mgexp.com/phorum/read.php?1,2321018
East Gate Mall in 1964.Girls identified as the Helen Wilson Dancers: Dottie Haughton, Lily Prebul, Nancy Sundstrom, Mylene Myleen Shasteen Hargis, Donna Reed ( Mrs. George Byrd ) & unknown.Courtesy of the Chattanooga History Center ... See MoreSee Less
hope to see some of you all ... See MoreSee Less
And away we go☺☺ ColumbiaTennessee to Ontario New York ... See MoreSee Less
Great looking GT !!
Safe travels back to Rochester. Bring some of that weather with you!
Great looking ride Tom. Looking forward to seeing it.
Have a safe trip. I just brought my '71 GT from Kearnersville NC to Northern IL
That's how I got my 1979 MGB home from Oklahoma!
I was just looking over the current membership numbers enjoying this site and it comes to over 1600. Wow! Now the question I have is how many of you are actual dues paying members of the North American MGB Register? I am sure a good many of you are, but if you are not a paying member how about you consider joining. If you like what you see here, you'll love what can be found in the bi-monthly issue of the MG Driver. Please think about. ... See MoreSee Less
4 weeks ago
I just decided to join ... finished registering on the website about three minutes ago.
I am a paid member
On my list now! I am a member of British Iron in N.W Arkansas..
Just received the latest MG Driver in todays post.
Also benefits, potentially for your local club. If your club has 8 NAMGBR members within its ranks, the club can be an affiliate chapter/club of NAMGBR which produces the benefits outlined on the lower half of the Join-Renew Page namgbr.org/join-us/ Your club just needs to keep up the 8 members and provide NAMGBR information about your club at least once a year.
Got my Driver today!
2 years and counting.
Don't forget MADD
Paying member 1-403
I've been a paying member since 1998, been worth every penny. Thanks to all the Executive for all the hard work they put into NAMGBR. Also, thanks to Robert Rushing for another great issue of MG Driver.
I was a member for a few years when I first bought my B in the late 80s but lapsed. I should re-up.
New benefit with Hagerty Insurance is a 5% discount if you are a member at your renewal date. Could be over half a membership if you have two or more cars.
"Over 1600"? Let's aim for 1622!
Money well spent.
Picked up the sign we are using this summer for our MGB TRIP FROM SAVANNAH TO SAN DIEGO We will have a Tahoe following all the little British cars. It will contain spare parts and pull a trailer just in case we have a mechanical malfunction on one of these forty or 50-year-old sports cars. ... See MoreSee Less
Im going to enjoy seeing pictures and commentary along the way
Driver of the sweep vehicle can sleep in as he/she will be last to depart the hotel each morning.
What could possibly go wrong? 😉
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I wonder when they'll do a Whitworth one?
One of them is for right-handed fasteners, the other is for left-handed fasteners...
This is wrench set for cheap people. Go into an auto parts store and ask them to look up what kind of anti-freeze a Chevy Corvair uses.
Support your club. It supports your hobby. ... See MoreSee Less
Maybe it's time for one of them lock-in' gas caps.😄 ... See MoreSee Less
I don't think Dad will have the same reaction
Oh well, it's a disposable car anyway.
Hey MG enthusiast, Christmas is only 4-1/2 months away! ... See MoreSee Less
3 years ago
is there a web site where we can look at size and cost?
The British Car Show is featuring Rolls Royce and Bentley this year. gallabrae.com/events/british-car-show/ #gallabrae #rollsroyce #bentley #gvlgames #britishcarshow #yeahthatgreenville ... See MoreSee Less
www.2017mgbadventure.com. ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
Whet is your 1st stop
Love too. But I have prior comments. Ya'll have fun.
I think I will head out 10 days be for so I can go to NAMGAR GRin Solvang the week before
Spell ck sucks how to turn off
1976 MGBBritish Racing GreenWith aftermarket hardtop Has a crack in the rear plexiglasBrand new aluminum headBrand new weber side draftNew alternatorMany other new partsPart new wiring harnessNew batteryCar was in an accident.The first 2 pictures are before the accident2,850 body work damageSolid car only one rust spot.Thats included in the body repair estimateHave an estimateLast 2 pictures are of the car before the accidentThe head cost 1k.The carb 500the header 200the hard top 500You are getting the car for very little.Also has a MP# bluetooth stereo in it with speakers2 years old.Location Wurtsboro NY1279075 Miles outside NYC1 hour from Westchester NY1 hour from Danbury Ct1 1/2 from Scranton1 1/2 from Binghamton NY45 minutes from Poughkeepsie NY1 hour from North Jersey $2,800 ... See MoreSee Less
Is it drivable?
it sure is.BUT not a night Since one headlight is gone.But sure during the day it runs fine.I just had the new head header and car installed 3-4 months before the accident
Its cosmetic damage.Car runs great.
The car runs and drives fine.Mostly cosmetic and headlight
If you would sell the hard top separately let me know. I have a 76 in Ct and I am searching for a hard top
Selling it all together sorry
I have a 1980 mgb, green , newer top. Leather seats, needs a radiator, and the washer switch assembly replaced, have the part. Have the rest of new interior pieces. Just didn't want to install without new speakers. Asking $4500. Or reasonable offer. Located western colorado. Does run. ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
Move the car put to the driveway when it's sunny. ..take some four-corner photos, interior photos, engine bay photos, boot photos, photos of the sills. ....you'll get a better response. Good luck with your sale!
Jamie suggest you post your extra messages to this post - not the one below. I deleted them since they would be lost connected to an unrelated post.
My post locked up😣
I need to spend a day cleaning the winter dust off
What are you doing with a sail boat in western Colorado? lol
I like it
That's a beauty!
Thanks, I want this car to go to someone who knows mgs and their quirkiness. And understand that owning one of these classics is a passion..
Looks like well worth the money. Sad to see you are selling.
How much for the boat?😁
Doing a few interior upgrades in prep for The MG 2017 adventure from Savannah to San Diego ... See MoreSee Less
Nice gt. 69 ?
That is one long haul
Looks good, like to see more of the interior.
Looking good! Gonna have to ticket you for parking on the sidewalk, though.
Pj when r u leaving to go to ca r u going to both Mga and MGB gets I am in Trinity NC I mite like to run with your group please let me know tks steve
I have a 1971 B for sale. I have owned her for 5 years. I have converted it to electronic ignition. Professionally painted. New tires, new carpet, new top, new aluminum radiator, new seat padding and covers. Asking $6,500. I am located in Indianapolis, Indiana ... See MoreSee Less
7 days ago
Nice B, bud.
Is that the original color? Blaze?
Yes, original color
I have a 71 with wires, but love those wheels
That's priced for a quick sale
Any dash pic's
Yep, that's a 71. Does it have overdrive?
Sorry Jim it doesn't. Wish it did.
Updated mine a little. With overdrive
Very nice Jim!!! Beautiful
Celebrating a new rebuilt engine!😄 ... See MoreSee Less
Great looking B! If you are a NAMGBR member please contact the 74-1/2 Registrar to give him your car's VIN, etc. If you are not currently a NAMGBR member, pleaseconsider joining....and be sure to contact the 74-1/2 Registrar!
Finished putting new rear springs just now.From start to finish I spent the afternoon in the garage. I will not include the fiddle farting I did on Sunday where I did no good hence a complete restart today. Poly bushing are a PITA by the way. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
Good job!! You will notice the difference.
Yuk. That's one of my next tasks.
I had poly bushings, but used new rubber. The old rubber bushings were 45 yrs old and considering that not too bad of shape.
I've never done an mg but I have done two thunderbirds. (56&57) and one was poly the other used old school rubber..... In my experience with these insanely heavy cars the poly car was drastically stiffer in body roll but was noisy "road harmonics" was noticeably louder in the poly car... But the B is half that weight of the bird so.... The only draw back I've seen ever on poly bushings is when heavily compressed as used in a insert alone over time they crack and fall out completely whereas rubber seems to hang on and slowly fall apart ...
Was the poly you used sleeved inner and outer or just a poly alone