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Andrew Stretch
Orange County, CA, USA   usa
1971 MG MGB GT "Red Dragon"

I replaced outer door seals (which was a ton of fun btw!) & added a new steering wheel cover. Tomorrow is electronic to mechanical oil gauge swap & heat shield install for the HS6's.

What did you guys do?



Great thread idea! I'm making this a sticky.
Thanks, Skye
March 1, 2012



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2012-03-01 03:41 PM by Skye.

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Jim Legg
Napa, California, USA   usa
1970 Rover 3500
1971 MG MGB GT
1972 MG MGB V6 Conversion
1973 MG MGB "Tagalong"

Took the car cover off and went to the post office a couple of blocks away...25 miles later I put the cover back on...!cool smiley



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Rick Ingram
Saint Joseph, Illinois, USA   usa
1968 MG MGC "The Green C"
1969 MG MGC "Vicky"
1972 MG MGB "Mallard"
1974 MG MGB GT V8 Conversion "The V8"
1978 MG MGB "Maggie"

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Robert Tyree
Murrieta, CA, USA   usa
1969 MG MGB GT "The B"
1975 MG MGB "Tangerine Sky"

Drove it to work and back.

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Bryan G
Virginia, USA   usa
1973 MG MGB "Nametaken"

I just drove around the block for the first time in a mgb!!!! So happy, even if I did run out of gas at the bottom of my driveway smiling bouncing smiley. This was the longest I've driven it. Can't wait till summer and finishing my to do list.






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John Moore
Clifton Park, NY, USA   usa

I drove it! I had to run some errands so I decided to take the B. Still no snow in upstate Ny and they haven't salted the roads. I've also never driven it when it was so cold. I think it was 15-18 degrees F. It took awhile for the oil pressure to get to up 70# with the 20W50. It mostly hovered around 50# until the engine got nice and hot. It ran like a champ! But I've almost run out most of the gas I treated with stabil a month or so ago!

Soon, tho' I want to park it in the back of the garage and start metal work on the GT.



John Moore

'70 MGB, '68 MGBGT, '99 Land Rover Discovery II, '61 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite

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Bob Hill
Park City, TN, USA   usa

Got it out and drove it - it was 55 degrees here today so I took advantage of it smiling smiley

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Stewart Langenberg
Santa Barbara, CA, USA   usa
1967 MG MGB GT
1975 MG MGB

Flogged the snot out of it in the mountains. Also goofed around with video cameras. Unfortunately the one with the good mic wasn't charged doh







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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2011-12-29 08:04 PM by Stewart.

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Andrew Stretch
Orange County, CA, USA   usa
1971 MG MGB GT "Red Dragon"

Forgot to mention I have the week off of work - otherwise I'd be running errands & commuting like you guys winking smiley

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Gavin Dickie
Richmond, VA, USA   usa

Put in a new battery converting from dual 6's to single 12. Replaced the left headlight. Finished prepping the replacement steering wheel to put in the car. Getting it ready for New Years Eve.

Gavin

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Gary Neely
Furlow, Furlow, Arkansas, USA   usa

Replaced all the chrome lugs nuts. Took off the damn locking ones, Id rather have my wheels stolen... Ive never heard of anyone in the 17 years Ive lived in this town having their wheels stolen anyway.

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Andrew Stretch
Orange County, CA, USA   usa
1971 MG MGB GT "Red Dragon"

In reply to # 1940777 by Stewart Flogged the snot out of it in the mountains. Also goofed around with video cameras. Unfortunately the one with the good mic wasn't charged doh




Nice shots! Be sure to share the finished product.

Dan burnett
puyallup, USA   usa

still tryin to find oneeye rolling smiley

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Tony Zito
Los Angeles, USA   usa

Drove to work. Parked it in the parking lot. Went to the Bank. Came back to work. Parked her again. I will drive her home at 20:00 hrs and park her.

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bobby galvez
Round Rock, Texas, USA   usa
1952 MG TD ""Duckie Tee""
1979 MG MGB "Duckie Too"

In the mid 60's today in central Texas. Took the cover off and drove it to the club for lunch. Took the scenic drive home. Hadn't driven it for a couple of weeks and we missed each other.

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