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10-17-2016 06:55 AM
Arns85GT If he can learn heel toe style pedal work, problem is solved
10-16-2016 01:57 PM
37ford4dr another 20 minutes and 4 miles, its tough breaking in a car when you live in an urban far 1 hour and 14 miles.

so we have the goldilocks just right for me

and then the one for Junior who is 5 10' to 5'11, the one from the bomber seat with half the padding removed

and then one for little Joe 6' 3"+, just 2" of foam between the rails

we are still not sure his feet can fit between the pedals...
10-13-2016 05:28 PM
Loose Ctrl Photobucket pics aren't coming through for me today.
10-12-2016 08:03 PM
37ford4dr tonight lets move the cutoff switch from the drivable chassis position to the final resting spot

test the location

view from the bottom this is the chassis ground i am switching

final look

10-11-2016 02:21 PM
37ford4dr thanks

some guys can see the web site some cant not sure why.

the speedometer cable is in and to get it to route the way I like it has some extra cable up by the brake master cylinder,

the parking light was as i expected, the brown base in side the light had to be coaxed out and rotated 180* biggie.

and i set the toe to 0 . and if your wondering in the fight of bumper extensions vs a forehead the bumper extensions win.....

and my son and i went for a ride
10-10-2016 10:32 PM
boothboy IT'S ALIVE!!!!!!


10-10-2016 01:56 PM
OldTech All I get is a blank page and when I try to go around it I get the message that the album is private.
10-10-2016 01:26 PM
37ford4dr well todays the day!!!!!!

added gas, disconnect the battery and put a power supply on the terminals and tested the electrical and every thing works. the front left parking light has the terminal studs reversed so the parking light is bright. i think i just have to take the bulb out and spin the brown terminal base plate around. the wires are connected properly.

click on the picture for the video

drove around for 20 minutes. i dont have door latches so the doors are just bungie corded closed on the interior door pulls
10-09-2016 10:57 AM
37ford4dr lets wrap up the electric

fish wires through

there is grommet on the loom where it goes through the body

use a gasket punch to make the holes

use the power supply to make sure the wires are hooked up correctly

parking lights

brake lights

and done

10-03-2016 02:36 PM
Originally Posted by Arns85GT View Post
I like those air breathers. I don't recall them back in the day
with this restoration i tried to stay close to original, but the car came with a better MGB carb set up. it was missing a proper choke linkage and air cleaners so i filled in the gaps with some new stuff along with a PCV system....i hate road draft tubes
10-03-2016 06:24 AM
Arns85GT I like those air breathers. I don't recall them back in the day
10-02-2016 06:27 PM
37ford4dr choke cabling, heater box cable installed....another two hours....why does everything take 2 hours??????

these are MGB aud 135 carbs

cut the cable sheathing

this is the long "tappet wrench" that is very thin to hold the inner nut on the cable clamp

you can see how thin these are.

does the heater flapper cable get held down any where?

10-01-2016 06:26 PM

and we have a rear bumper
10-01-2016 02:20 PM
37ford4dr thanks, midgets are really makes my MGA look big

moving forward install heater box fresh air hoses, paint inside of rear bumpers, and use vinegar and a wire brush of gas tank filler spout

gas filler spout

back of bump[ers

painted with self etching primer

with wheel silver paint

fresh air hose

09-30-2016 10:01 PM
Loose Ctrl WoW! The project is wrapping up quickly.The details seem to be coming together pretty good.

A local scrap yard has a complete convertible MGB Midget,around a 77 model.I've thought about trying to pick it up, and store it, until time allows for me to do some work on it.It seems like a fairly solid car,all tho,I haven't been able to look inside of it.If I needed an engine for it,I have a '92 Honda Accord with an F22A engine that I maybe able to mate up to the MGB trans and motor mounts.Sure would be easier to find cheap parts for the Honda engine.
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