Member ID: P.DAVIDMember Status: Free Member
LAURELDALE PA, USA
Member Since: 2010-09-30
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Bought my first MGB in 1965. Bought 55 Vett in 1966. Sold MGB 1969 (1st kid). Sold 55 Vett 1971 (2nd kid). Retired 2010 and bought a MGB can't afford the 55 Vett. "Man can not live with MG's alone, he must have some trains.
3 Vehicles -- Total mileage: 160,800 mi (258,783 km) -- Average age: 1980
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Posted on: Monday June 10, 2013
When I got the car it was hard to start with out playing with the choke. I checked things out and the plugs were almost white which indicated to me it was running lean. I turned the mixture nut on the HS4s a couple of flats. Ran the car for a couple of days and checked the plugs, still white. I turned the adjusting nut a couple of more flats and tried to start the car. It started with out playing around with the choke. Ran the car for a couple of more days, checked the plugs. The plugs were nice...
Posted on: Thursday May 30, 2013
Spent the last 2 days cleaning up the engine bay and front grill section of Lil’ White Dove the ’79 B. Took off all the pieces from the hood latch panel and cleaned and painted them. Then I sanded the panel and painted it. I used white Rustoleum that I had laying around and it was a terrible match. So I went to Lowes and found Rustoleum “Appliance Epoxy Biscuit” that look pretty close. Resprayed everything and it was right on. I let it set up for 24 hours and put it all back together. ...
Posted on: Tuesday May 21, 2013
I just finished putting new shocks and poly bushings on “Lil'White Dove” the ’79B. The left shock had no oil left but the right seemed pretty good. I replace them because I need a shock to replace the one that was shattered on the ’74 in the accident. I couldn’t see putting a good set on a broken car. Peter is getting one good shock and a pile of metal back for cores. I guess I’ll be paying a core charge for the broken one. The hardest part was cutting the upper fulcrum pins beca...
Posted on: Friday May 10, 2013
I took the “B” to the car wash and cleaned all the excess grease off the suspension and washed the underneath of the car. People look at you funny when you are laying on the wet floor of a car wash hosing the bottom of your car. Have the car up on jack stands to check the oil in the trans and tighten any nuts and bolts I can reach. I put a 3/8th tubing in the trans and ran it up to a funnel in the engine bay and started pouring in the Brad Penn oil (high levels of zinc). It took a while ...
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