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by clive
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Last few MGB bits for sale to perspective builders
Replies: 15
Views: 367

Re: Last few MGB bits for sale to perspective builders

Colin Newbold wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:34 pm
What exactly makes them 'competition' Stu?
About £100 I'd think! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by clive
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Vapour lock
Replies: 17
Views: 340

Re: Vapour lock

There are plenty videos on You Tube showing how to set up Hollys.
by clive
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Vapour lock
Replies: 17
Views: 340

Re: Vapour lock

For a Holley about 6psi.
by clive
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Electrical Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 27

Re: Electrical Issue

Glad it is sorted. One thing I discovered when I built my car all those years ago was all the fuses in the supplied fuse box were 8 amp and some were not strong enough for the job. For example, the first time I used the horn in anger, a wee peep and the fuse blew! The canoe type fuses used to be cer...
by clive
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Electrical Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 27

Re: Electrical Issue

Definitely separate circuits for right and left sidelight circuits to prevent complete light failure if a fault occurs. I know, because I've been there! Both fuses are in the fuse box. Make a temp lead and try the earths.
by clive
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Vapour lock
Replies: 17
Views: 340

Re: Vapour lock

It doesn't sound like a vapour lock to me, it sounds more like fuel starvation. Is your tank vented? What is your float level like? What is your fuel pressure to the carb?
by clive
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Prop shaft speedo induction sender on jag rear end
Replies: 7
Views: 171

Re: Prop shaft speedo induction sender on jag rear end

As far as I remember, the correct Jaguar bolts have a slightly thicker collar and are a tighter fit than bog standard bolts to prevent any movement between the diff flange and propshaft. My advice would be to get the proper ones.
by clive
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Hard top / soft top hood frame fixing hole/bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 109

Re: Hard top / soft top hood frame fixing hole/bracket

You are correct, the steel bracket is glassed in, and is fitted by Hawk. I've looked for pictures of it during my build, but this is all I can find.

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by clive
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Cranleigh Classic - August
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Re: Cranleigh Classic - August

Good turnout chaps.