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Lake George NY May 23rd 2017
Question.....1972 MGB.....I had no turn signals nor hazards. Did standard procedure of flipping the switch on/off with zest seversl times with no results. Replaced flasher unit. Now have strong turn signals but no hazards. Replaced switch. Still have turn signals but no hazards. Comments and suggestions appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less
3 days ago
Did you replace BOTH flashers?
Near the hazard switch
Behind center section is a hazard flasher. Change with same type you replaced turn signal one with.
It's an MG... isn't that explanation enough?
I'd be happy it has power to run.
Ah Lucas electrics , prince of darkness ,
were 72,s still using positive grounds ?
On my car the hazards only work if the turn signal lever is up or down when the flasher switch is on.
Check your ground points.
72 has the hazard flasher next to the switch behind the console. Check for power on the non ignition switched feed. More likely a bad connection than a bad flasher.
Thank you all for the comments. I will delve into the console today to check for the hazard flasher and associated fuse.
The trailer is ready to go to West Virginia.....now if the car would cooperate! 🙂 Well.....I do have turn signals on the car...working on hazards. Got a hazard flasher today...need to pull some of the console out..which is OK because I need to connect the speakers and put in a secondary charging outlet to run GPS, etc. . Yesterday the alternator decided to give up the ghost (or is that Lucas smoke)...my guess is the internal voltage regulator...it's in Champaign being rebuilt and should be back on Friday. It's always something.
Replaced hazard flasher with two different units...still no hazards. There is an online fuse for the hazards...any guess as to where it may be located?
That was the kind of s#it that happened on the '71, '72, '73, and '74 MGBs I owned that made me give up on them, and concentrate on Mk1 MGBs. Even early MGBs have enough issues of their own, but the electrical systems are a lot simpler and their switches more robust.
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From Dick Lunney's left-hand drive titled Looking forward to summer in a recent issue of Classic MG Magazine. Please note a couple of changes have been made to our itinerary sinse Dick wrote this article. We are no longer overnighting in El Paso TX that's been changed to Las Cruces New Mexico and we've added a ninth night in Yuma Arizona right on the California borderDon't postpone joy ... See MoreSee Less
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Lady: I say, officer, can you assist me. Where is the British Summit being held?Officer: The British Summit is being held at GOF Central in Akron and the surrounding Summit County of Ohio, m'lady. You should arrive in plenty of time as it is scheduled for July 11-15. Arriving early will allow you to visit the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame and Museum nearby in Cleveland.www.gofcentral.com ... See MoreSee Less
13 hours ago
I joined the group a little while back having fallen in love with a B/GT a friend let me try on and drive (at 6'6", it really did quality as trying it on). I've been searching for a B I could build myself since. Well, yesterday I became the owner of a B roadster; it's a project, but the metal is remarkably solid. I hope to be working on it seriously as of this summer. ... See MoreSee Less
2 days ago
Be sure to join NAMGBR! namgbr.org/product-category/membership-category/
Already a member! 27-9053 🙂
What year is it Wil Birch? Looks just like my 77 B.
Congratulations!!! welcome to the family!!! I have two 1977's one of them I'm converting to a 69 chrome Bumper, the other I'm going to turn into a matching trailer! Good luck and enjoy! P.S. just get to know the wiring, after that, the car is soooo easy to keep running! Those little cast iron blocks have surprised me! Their pretty tuff!!!
I luv that BRG.
www.britishcarclassifieds.com/autos/mg/mgb/1978-mg-mgb-1054.html ... See MoreSee Less
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15 hours ago
I want that hardtop
Mecum Auction Indy. Estimated at $15k-$20k....good luck with that. ... See MoreSee Less
7 days ago
Bet it will get it
Let us know what it brings
1972 "Last year for chrome bumpers". Glad they have some MG "experts" there!
We should be promoting the value of our cars. If it's a good roadster it should get that price, it certainly would in the UK
Wow. That's my first MG and my third car in life outa the gate. I'm sure it's worth every penny, but that's a tall glass of water on the estimate. In the States anyway.
I just wonder what is with the "eye liner" on the car. Don't think I have seen that before.
All the "original documentation" and it's "believed to be" 19,177 original miles? Also, as stated earlier, NOT the last year for chrome bumpers. It's a nice car, but not a $15,000 to $20,000 car.
My '73 has chrome bumpers...
whats wrong with it fetching 15-20k? some serious hidden damage or lack of maintenance or something? Hard to tell anything looking at 3 pictures. Other than the black in the headlight buckets, i dont see anything offensive
Hum, originally from Continental Cars is Florissant (St. Louis) MO. It does have overdrive (well it says it does) and maybe the headlight buckets were somebody's idea to match the fish-mouth grille?
Let's see what number the hammer comes down on.
It's no reserve so it's definitely going to sell.
Really looking forward to seeing the final hammer price 😊
Selling an Alpine right now... $15,000 starting bid. EDIT: and sold for $15,000
Sucker born every day, with A/C and O/D beautiful driver here sold for $ 8.550, perfect car, needing nothing.
The market is overheated across the board, but that said, MGB values are rising. These high prices are outliers now, but they won't always be.
I'm guessing it will go $8500-$9500
Anyone else see the 65 on eBay for $37.5k?
FYI, this car sold at Mecum on May 18th, 2010. It was rated at a 3+ condition car at that time. I'm a skeptic here on the mileage. 7 years ago someone bought it at Mecum with 19,132miles and it now has 19,177. 45 miles in 7 years? I'd be very worried about other operational issues for a car that has not been driven.
Well? Has it come up on the block yet?
Isn't that also the wrong combination of trim - black trim on the bumperettes and a '70-71 grille? Were the '72s like that? And what's up with the paint in the headlight wells? Ugh.
The MGB is scheduled for late this afternoon / early evening. ..I'll already be on the road home.
Looks emo with that mascara
What I worry is why the headlight openings are painted black ?? Rust Repairs??
Still a very nice car from pictures with what looks like all parts from 72 are there. That trim piece across the hood to finish the grille is a hard piece to find. My friend actually had a custom manufacturer machine one out of one piece of aluminum then polished . $$$
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
3 months 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.
Just registered as a new member.
Also, consider coming to MG2017 in June (25-28). Your registration is discounted if you are a NAMGBR member...
Unfortunately this year isn't an option for me ... I'm busy paying for a trip to Prague for my daughter and myself, so I'm kinda tapped out on the travel budget for now.
The magazine alone is worth the money.
Already a member --- great organization! Note that the Hagerty discount is not available in Canada.
I am... 1-375
Been a paying member for a number of years and happy to continue my membership. Also been on the cover of MG Driver twice. Nice.
Bought a B last weekend. Just joined the group and the register.
Even though I am currently MGB-less, I just recently joined; so far NAMGBR seems like a fine organization 😉
My favorite pic of my '67 GT and I.... ... See MoreSee Less
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiCTd8AfNooLa Mille Miglia 2016 si è svolta dal 19 al 22 Maggio sul tradizionale percorso Brescia-Roma-Brescia. 450 le auto in gara, selezionate tra i modelli che corse... ... See MoreSee Less
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Guess for what year. Some colors apply to the "B" as well. ... See MoreSee Less
I'm guessing it is 1962. My understanding is that they only offered "Alamo Beige" one year, and did they not only offer the Mk II just that one year?
1962, for certain. Iris Blue, Black, and Old English White were 1962 B colors, along with Tartan Red and Chelsea Grey (lighter than Dove Grey).
This surely isn't any one particular "Year" because reference is made to models from different periods - 1500, 1600 and so forth
1962 or later. It's a sheet for Paint codes in a paint code manual. It could have been made any time after 1961 but not before!
looking for detailed measurements and pic's of the feet for luggage rack (moss # 244-010) I have rack but the feet are now missing (moved 3 times) I would like to make them but I have no images and measurements ... See MoreSee Less
Is this what you are looking for? www.ebay.com/itm/MG-Triumph-TR7-TR6-MGB-mounting-hardware-brackets-factory-luggage-rack-/12250162...
yes those are the pieces... does anyone have measurements? or patent number that i can find specs on ?
KobySo, what's the difference between the B and the C ? 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less
See how the weight is shifted forward over the front wheels? The car becomes front end heavy.
One letter. ..
I weighed my 1968 MGC tourer with factory hardtop, about 3 gallons of fuel in the tank, only stock items in boot, and no driver.....
Hey Rick, will those early taillights fit a 77 ?
Bigger engine radiator moved to accommodate motor and list goes on and on. I've never driven one but been in one and I think the C is very underrated as far as linear power and handling goes ,even the auto critics at the time didn't have a kind word for it.
Loved my 68 C. The only car I ever regretted selling.
There is a 69 C on BAT auction site up to $11,000. So far!
If this graphic is accurate, it means our MGB's are actually mid-engine cars.......
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Someone was looking for a double decker bus. It's here - you have 2 weeks! ... See MoreSee Less
A Vintage Bus Graveyard in the Desert Is in Danger
Wish I could take one home, love the sound of an old 6-71 wind up.......
We bought this '77 B last year as a Father/Son project. We christened her "Red Sonja". Upgrades so far - steering wheel, shifter, seat belts, carpeting, door seals, door sills, window seals, cupholders, tires, rear axle seals, rear brakes and a couple switches. Up next is the top. ... See MoreSee Less
The three B's.....Bobber, Beatles, and B ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
I am looking forward to taking my Golden for a ride soon - have to figure how to get her secured in there 🙂
What a combo.
Dobie? Mine likes riding in the GT.
Love it! I too am wanting to take the golden for a ride. She may be a little long in the tooth. 😯
Neet Co-pilot !
4 days ago
Love it. I am looking for an original of this ad.
A great day for a drive in the North Georgia Mts. ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
Thanks for taking us along for the ride!!! Really enjoy hearing the engine! Helps motivate us that are not done restoring our MGB's!!
I live in Franklin , n.c. had a 67 mgb gt i used to take up on parkway . many a day ,
A beautiful drive in Oregon & Washington with the Columbia Gorge MG Club ... See MoreSee Less
Sorry to miss this drive - but 300 +/- miles in the Midget in one day would leave your old Dad in medical care!
Turn-6 Sears Point Raceway, aka Sonoma, Oct 2016, leading Group-2 race ... See MoreSee Less
6 months ago
We'd like to bring this MGB to San Diego event... cant be there all week
My Mutual Aid Directory arrived today and has found its way to the MGB! Ready for another driving season. ... See MoreSee Less
Bruce Wyckoff is the industrious engine behind the production of this with support from Larry Norton as secretary getting all the current names and addresses pulled.
Hopefully all will receive within the US/Canada in good time for the summer trips and those heading to MG 2017 in San Diego.
For anyone in the group that is not a NAMGBR member and wondering what this MAD is - see the link. namgbr.org/resources/mutual-aid-directory/
With the 2017 issue of the Mutual Aid Directory in the mail to the members, I would like to thank the advertisers that help support this publication. Many have pages on Facebook, so please look them up or consider them the next time you have a project needing parts or work.
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SVRARobert Talbott presents a lap with Steve Konsin in his 1963 MGB at Road America. SVRA is at Road America this weekend. It is going to be a blast. We still have spots for you and your race car. We have spots for that vintage Miata to run in the Miata Heritage Cup. Go find yourself a Miata to run with us. There is no better way to get into racing than this.SVRA.com ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
Looks like Konsin outdrove the TR but the TR had the straight-away speed. 😉