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Brian S

Member ID: Sarge101st
Status: Silver Member Silver Member
Carlisle, PA, USA   USA
Member Since: 2015-05-04
Home Site: The MG Experience
Last Login: 2018-05-22 06:40
Forum Activity: 2018-05-21 20:43
Forum Posts: 1,815
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Personal Vehicle Registry

1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Carmine Red Brian S

1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500
FM60601U
"Biggles"
1979 MG Midget 1500 Tahiti Blue Brian S

1979 MG Midget 1500
GAN6UL213292G
"Grrr"
1980 MG MGB White Brian S

1980 MG MGB
GVVDJ2AG515342
"Piddles"


3 Vehicles — Total mileage: 148,000 mi (238,183 km) — Average age: 1979
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Member Journal – Brian S's Journal

There are 3 total entries in this Journal.

Waking A Sleeping Spit- Hub Covers

Posted on: Friday May 4, 2018

Why did the steel-wheel 1500 come with those silly plastic covers; can hardly call them hubcaps. Mine have warped and cracked and fallen to bits. Best solution, the Mk3 GT6 covers are actually metal and fit. I'll slip the labels over from the remains of the plastic ones one day, but a vast improvement. Lots of good folk here offered covers from when they switched to alloys. Thanks to all of you, and the folks like Wyatt who I had to turn down after one set of metal and a spare supply of pl...

Waking A Sleeping Spit; Fuel Delivery

Posted on: Wednesday May 2, 2018

I forgot that running the fuel system from tank, filters, pump, carb isn't the whole deal. So, pretty stock at the moment. One of those hateful Strombergs, mechanical pump, the usual drill. The car ran but would starve under load. Pretty much the usual suspects with this rig. New pump, new filters fore-and-aft, float valve, lines, all squeeky-clean from the tank forward. Got rid of the starving issue, but it liked to get all stumbly-stupid after about a half-hour of enthusiastic drivi...

Waking A Sleeping Spit (1500, 1977)

Posted on: Wednesday May 2, 2018

This journal is intended as a repository for stuff folks can search with respect to a survivor NA market 1500 as it gets awoken here at Comfy Mayhem. Comfy Mayhem is home to a Midget and an MGB as well. They also are survivors, now fully awake after decades of slumber. I very much enjoy this aspect of the car hobby, finding them, waking them up, making them safe, solid, and cheerful. The history of these cars is preserved, yet you can drive them without fear and with vigour. Regarding Spi...


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