Member ID: Jim WalterMember Status: Free Member
Cameron, North Carolina, USA
Member Since: 2011-05-01
Home Site: The MG Experience
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I'm a professional truck mechanic and have owned my business for 36 years. I'm just now getting back with the MG's I loved so much when I was younger. I am recently semi-retired so I now have time for the MGB restoration and to have fun with the Midget. I have a shop in Cameron at my home so you are all welcome to visit anytime. If at any time you need help with your cars please let me know or stop by the shop.
3 Vehicles -- Total mileage: 211,098 mi (339,729 km) -- Average age: 1973
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Posted on: Wednesday November 16, 2011
I started out wanting to perform a few repairs on the 1972 Midget I purchased in October of this year so my wife and I could have some fun driving it. Well, it's rarely that simple. The more parts I removed the worse it got. I shouldn't be, but I am still shocked after 30 plus years as a mechanic and business owner what some people, with obvious complete lack of mechanical ability, can do to a vehicle when they think they have the needed tools and skills to perform a repair. When I replaced the ...
Posted on: Wednesday October 26, 2011
I'm excited to have a Midget again! When I was younger I had owned a red 1968 and a British racing green 1971. I always wanted a round wheel arch car with wire wheels. I finally found one in Danbury, NC. The body is in fairly good shape but she needs a good bit of drive line repairs. On the test drive I realized that the steering was dangerous and the handling wasn't much better. When I got her back to the shop I inspected the steering rack and found that the right side tie rod was ready to brea...
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