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Old 01-09-2010, 05:00 PM   #11
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James any usefull books you can recommend apart from the workshop manual?
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great, great, great!!!!!!!!!

keep up the good work! I know it'll be hard sometimes and very expensive most of the time, but only look forward to the finished gorgeus car!

Best wishes from an other classic lover!
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Old 01-09-2010, 05:40 PM   #13
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A proper B as well, non of those ghastly plastic American bumpers..

Do you know the 3mm radius trick for the piston in the SU carbs..
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James any usefull books you can recommend apart from the workshop manual?
Yes- Haynes manual, but from about 1970, much more helful than newer haynes'

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A proper B as well, non of those ghastly plastic American bumpers..

Do you know the 3mm radius trick for the piston in the SU carbs..
Haha too right.

Oh? i cant say i do... Go on..
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Old 11-09-2010, 01:49 PM   #15
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A proper B as well, non of those ghastly plastic American bumpers..

Do you know the 3mm radius trick for the piston in the SU carbs..
Still interested to know what this trick is buddy
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lovely car mate- im a weird 18 year old that likes old cars:P my mums X had a cobra hehe and my dad build one when he was 16, hope the engine comes out nicely, subscribed mate


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Old 11-09-2010, 08:35 PM   #17
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Lovely car! Did you see the Mark Evans An MG is Born? series, if not look for it on the net. Well worth a gander!
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Lovely car! Did you see the Mark Evans An MG is Born? series, if not look for it on the net. Well worth a gander!
Haha, yeah I think I've seen every programme Mark Evans has meade about 5 times! especially the MG ones, they're good watch

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Old 26-09-2010, 11:18 PM   #19
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Some photos of it before the engine came out:




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Engine fully dismantled, i love how easy it is to work on!





Boxes of stuff:


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