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Sorting Out The T16 Cam Belt.

Graham Prosser   GBR — Posted on The MG Experience
Saturday April 8, 2017 4:20 PM


The plate made to take the tensioner The M10 tapp

The plate made to take the tensioner. The M10 tapped hole is for the special bolt I machined for the tensioner.

The tensioner and the special bolt that I machined

The tensioner and the special bolt that I machined to mount and lock it.

The tensioner fitted to the plate on the engine s

The tensioner fitted to the plate on the engine, showing the route for the belt.

The belt cover with some serious lumps cut out of

The belt cover with some serious lumps cut out of it to clear the new belt layout.




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Redoing The Oil Pump.

Graham Prosser   GBR — Posted on The MG Experience
Wednesday April 5, 2017 2:20 PM


The picture that led me wrong rotated to the corre

The picture that led me wrong rotated to the correct orientation! It isn't wrong if fitting an oil cooler in the original car but is wrong for fitting a remote oil filter. The black arrow shows the correct place for the return pipe!

Showing the incorrect placement of the adaptor on

Showing the incorrect placement of the adaptor on the front of the pump. Also the hole into the right of oil filer housing has to be blocked to ensure correct oil flow.

The plug that I turned waiting to be pressed hamm

The plug that I turned waiting to be pressed (hammered) into the hole shown on the right in the previous picture.

The corrected placement with the originally drille

The corrected placement with the originally drilled and tapped front hole plugged and the existing plug on the left drilled out and tapped.




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Three Steps Forward - One Back!

Graham Prosser   GBR — Posted on The MG Experience
Wednesday April 5, 2017 5:28 AM


The finished plenum which will eventually be paint

The finished plenum which will eventually be painted.

The set up with bunjie belt

The set up with bunjie "belt."

SC 35

SC (35)

The locked back tensioner looks about right

The locked back tensioner, looks about right.




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Frankensump Fitted.

Graham Prosser   GBR — Posted on The MG Experience
Friday March 24, 2017 5:58 PM


The Frankensump welds double sealed and smoothed

The Frankensump, welds double sealed and smoothed out with JB weld. Just hope it works! The flattened disc shape to the right is the blanking plate made from a cut down filter.

Cut down oil filter to blank off the filter mount

Cut down oil filter to blank off the filter mount.

The unmodified oil pump

The unmodified oil pump.

The only clear unambiguous picture I have found o

The only clear, unambiguous picture I have found on the web showing which ports have to be modified. Thanks to James3990 on Rovertech.net.




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Frankensump Welded Up And Pressure Tested.

Graham Prosser   GBR — Posted on The MG Experience
Friday March 17, 2017 6:38 PM


Two halves of both sumps the low section plus par

Two halves of both sumps, the low section plus part of the rear pan from the B with the rear part of the frame from the T16.

The complete sump with the deep end made up from s

The complete sump with the deep end made up from sections of the B's sump welded to the T16 frame.

T16 22

T16 (22)

The modified oil pickup moved from it s mounting

The modified oil pickup, moved from it's mounting on main bearing cap 2 to main bearing cap 4.




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Plenum Fitting

Graham Prosser   GBR — Posted on The MG Experience
Wednesday March 8, 2017 1:22 PM


Interface plate with aluminium angle used for init

Interface plate with aluminium angle used for initial positioning.

Mounted and lined up

Mounted and lined up.

Just need to saw off that extra lump above the ple

Just need to saw off that extra lump above the plenum now and get the two small panels welded in.




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