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  1. Thread: oil pump

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    T-Series oil pump

    I have read that the oil pump in the xpag engines can have an oil pump failure due to the circlip that secures the drive gear in place fails. I have tried to purchase a full circlip for this, but...
  2. Thread: su fuel pump

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    T-Series su fuel pump

    What is the correct number of centralising discs in a td fuel pump, I have stripped 2 pumps and one has 11discs the other has10 ! Saltiga
  3. Thread: hidem welt

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    T-Series hidem welt

    I'm hoping there is a member who can inform me where I can buy MG red hidem welt , I have exhausted our suppliers in Adelaide South Australia , so I'm trying the forum Thanks saltiga
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    Re: Long lost Sprite

    Detective Trev has tried in Australia for you and as there is no registration plate number a search cant be instituted. Even if you had one I don't think the records go back that far . We had a...
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    Re: bj8 float level

    Oz Healey Thanks for the information its exactly what I was looking for. Saltiga
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    BJ8 Float Level

    When having set the float needle with the rod and assembled the float chambers, is it possible to check them by removing the piston cover and piston? With these removed, turn on the ignition, then...
  7. Thread: front fender

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    T-Series front fender

    How important is it to have the edge strip fitted to the rolled edge of a TD front fender? I think its there for flex support, I have felt a couple of TD,s and found to my surprise they had not...
  8. Thread: girling shocks

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    T-Series girling shocks

    Hello members, I have stripped my front TD girling shocks, I want to know if there are washers on both sides of the recess in the activating lever, (That's the cam with the spline in it) On...
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    Re: Exhaust Tailpipe Length

    Steve , One thing to check is your vehicle regulations. In south Australia the exhaust tail pipe cannot protrude past the rear extremity of the vehicle, we are over regulated compared to the USA and...
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    MGB Re: Crank doesnt turn freely - new main brgs

    boggsy, I have just restored a"T "engine and I found the crank locked up on tightening the big ends and also the mains I double checked the crank journals and big ends for size they were perfect ,...
  11. Thread: screw size

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    T-Series screw size

    Could someone give me the type and size of the 2 screws that hold the elbow on the thermostat housing, p/n323-040 item38 page 12 0f the Moss catalogue. saltiga
  12. Thread: gearbox td

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    T-Series gearbox td

    Hello. I have stripped the gear box and am amazed, at the previous owner/s repair skills, seals missing at rear, bearing collapsed, driven so much that the outer case of the bearing is a lovely...
  13. Thread: car cover

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    car cover

    Its come time to lay my BJ8 up for next 3 months over winter, Is it better to use a car cover or just leave it and clean it every now and then? I have used a cover a few times in between runs and...
  14. Thread: starter motor

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    T-Series starter motor

    Hello all, what is the allowable end play for the armature on a td starter motor, mine has about 1/8 inch, thanks saltiga
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    T-Series which way is correct

    My next question is, In my "T" series manual it says the dudgeon pin clamp bolt should be on the right hand side of the engine. It was in that position by my dismantling marks, When I look at a...
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    T-Series Re: lip on bore of td

    The engine shop supplied 3 groove pistons , so the lower ring(4th) is not there,, thanks for the tip
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    T-Series Re: lip on bore of td

    Thanks for the intelligent reply, Now why did I not think of that!!! So simple, I had all sorts of ingenious ideas, I even asked an MG dealer , no luck there. very impressed. Saltiga
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    T-Series lip on bore of td

    I have had the xpag engine resleeved back to standard, this has left a lip at the bottom , between the new sleeve and the old bore diameter, so small(.030") this has made it impossible to fit the new...
  19. Re: Disconcerting engine noise, please help if you can.

    This may be of help, My dad was a mechanic and when he had a tappet that was noisy( usually caused by wear of the tappet face in an "under cut" way and the feeler gauge does not go into the under cut...
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    Re: BJ8 Tacho upgrade

    Keoke, I put in an extra loop, this did improve it to the point that it would flicker when the revs were up but nothing at idle. Saltiga
  21. Thread: fuel sender

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    Re: fuel sender

    Good point, the forum tells me the bj8 has a 0---90ohm resistance, don't know what the other model have, will try to find out. Who knows if this change is an original change or is it a moss...
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    Re: BJ8 Tacho upgrade

    I have fitted an electronic 123 distributor and the tacho would not work any more I took it to a gauge rebuilder and his explanation was the electronics does not give out enough for the tacho to pick...
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    Re: 123 distributor.

    Thanks for the confidence boost. I have googled vacuum advance on distributors and found it very interesting reading, as DEREKJ says its for better throttle economy, and its not unusual to have the...
  24. Thread: fuel sender

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    fuel sender

    Does any one know what the difference is with the fuel sender unit of the bj8 p/n021-571 , bn1---bj7 p/n021-570. The bn4 to bj8 use the same fuel tank, why the different part number?? Have the...
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    Re: 123 distributor.

    Thanks for that info, I did not know that, If this is so how come my timing goes way out when the vac. is connected. also the 123 book says the advance starts at(degr.crankshaft) 1000 I assume...
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