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by DavidA
Mon Jun 15, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Hose replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 2239

Re: Hose replacement

Found Classic Silicone Hoses very good - I used an SD1 set plus an additional bottom hose - not cheap but look well made

Best Wishes
by DavidA
Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:28 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MGB REAR AXLE 4 LINK + PANHARD ROD
Replies: 10
Views: 3152

Re: MGB REAR AXLE 4 LINK + PANHARD ROD

David .Noted and understood. The Frontline Conversions kit does seem rather expensive for what it is and not too straightforward to fit to the BRA chassis. There is a firm in the States called Classic Conversions offering a simpler 4 link coil spring set up for the MGB back axle that does not need a...
by DavidA
Thu Jan 08, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: London Classic Car Show
Replies: 7
Views: 2216

Re: London Classic Car Show

Planning to be there late on Friday afternoon-I work about 45 minutes away and it seems like a good way to finish the week.

Regards DavidA
by DavidA
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: MGB REAR AXLE 4 LINK + PANHARD ROD
Replies: 10
Views: 3152

Re: MGB REAR AXLE 4 LINK + PANHARD ROD

David ,I would be very interested to know how this type of link could work on a BRA and if fitting could be done with the body on. The cart spring mgb set up is bit of a compromise with the shock absorbers not upright etc and I did investigate fitting an clever looking fully independent arrangement ...
by DavidA
Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:05 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: R380 Gearbox
Replies: 16
Views: 5045

Re: R380 Gearbox

Everyone on here may already know that the right oil for an LT77 is important .Originally Rover specified an oil that was fine for the bearings but resulted in service complaints as it gummed up the synchromesh .They then went to the other extreme and specified automatic transmission fluid which mea...
by DavidA
Mon Sep 23, 2013 10:44 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: BRA.MG rear suspension problems
Replies: 4
Views: 1617

Re: BRA.MG rear suspension problems

Congratulations on clearing the cobwebs. The challenge is reducing the height of MGB springs without softening the ride which causes the phenomena you describe. The solution I finally hit on involved using lowered parabolic springs (which come with short packing plates that allow the final height to...
by DavidA
Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2013
Replies: 40
Views: 9569

Re: Silverstone Classic 2013

Thanks Phil Saturday now booked .Also no one's stolen my identity (so far)-have been under radar but the real DavidA complete with well used BRA does exist - was even there last year! Sorry about Newsletter which is always a fun read- a few other things going on at this end
Best Wishes
by DavidA
Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2013
Replies: 40
Views: 9569

Re: Silverstone Classic 2013

Please could some kind person PM me the booking code. Newsletter lost in clear out.
Thanks DavidA