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Update II

Skye Nott   Webmaster CAN — Posted on The MG Experience
Saturday May 18, 2002 12:00 AM


The stripped interior Sorry about the lens flare

The stripped interior. Sorry about the lens flare, the sun was setting while I took the snaps. The DPO fiberglass transmission alteration to fit the OD transmission will be replaced with metal. Some surface rust on new floor pans already, not suprising

I removed the entire wiring harness minus rear lo

I removed the entire wiring harness (minus rear loom) connected to the dash. It was pretty tricky getting to the dash bolts with all the gauges in, but the right combination of long socket extensions did the trick. Actually, the radio did have to come o

Misc parts from the teardown I hope I remember w

Misc parts from the teardown. I hope I remember where they all go!

The REALLY bare front shot Drilled out the screw

The REALLY bare front shot. Drilled out the screws for the RH headlight bucket, the engine is visible and has only the exhaust header still attached.

You know you re a bit car crazy when you think to

You know you're a bit car crazy when you think to yourself, "So that's what it looks like behind the dash!"




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Update I

Skye Nott   Webmaster CAN — Posted on The MG Experience
Saturday May 11, 2002 12:00 AM


Here we go passenger side seat out everything o

Here we go - passenger side seat out, everything out of the trunk, some interior panels removed.

The early type door before disassembly Remove to

The early type door before disassembly. Remove top & bottom screws on right-hand runner, then two nuts holding on quarterlight from the bottom and two bolts from the side (under plastic plugs), then screws holding bottom of quarterlight runner at the bot

The door parts I removed so far window glass ri

The door parts I removed so far: window glass, right runner, left runner and quarterlight, regulator

The mostly bare door

The mostly bare door

Doors stripped windshield out rollbar out most

Doors stripped, windshield out, rollbar out, most interior out. Note the notches cut out of the battery cover for the rollbar mounting plates (me) and the crappy fiberglass transmission mods (DPO).

The rear gets the same treatment Generous use of

The rear gets the same treatment. Generous use of penetrant to get those bumper bolts off!

On to the engine bay Ran the car for a while to

On to the engine bay. Ran the car for a while to warm it up (feels like a race car sitting in it with no interor or windscreen) - then drained the oil and coolant. Removed distributor and generator, horns, and the radiator and oil cooler as one unit.

The easiest way is to remove all of this as one un

The easiest way is to remove all of this as one unit (radiator, overflow tank, oil cooler and hoses, shroud). Note the aftermarket expansion tank. I'm not sure if I will keep it, as it blocks some of the fresh air that feeds the carbs. Cooler intake =




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On Your Mark, Get Set...

Skye Nott   Webmaster CAN — Posted on The MG Experience
Monday April 29, 2002 12:00 AM



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Hibernation

Skye Nott   Webmaster CAN — Posted on The MG Experience
Wednesday January 16, 2002 12:00 AM



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Drip Drip Drip

Skye Nott   Webmaster CAN — Posted on The MG Experience
Saturday December 1, 2001 12:00 AM



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Found the Clonk

Skye Nott   Webmaster CAN — Posted on The MG Experience
Monday October 1, 2001 12:00 AM


The shock is held in place by two long bolts visi

The shock is held in place by two long bolts, visible in the 'clean' area of the inner fender. The red arrow indicates the bolt head that had somehow extended and was allowing the bush and therefore the shock link arm to move, causing 'clonk' sounds over

Not a very good picture sorry This is the strai

Not a very good picture, sorry. This is the straight-pipe that I had custom made to replace the center muffler. You can also see the new crossmembers that were installed as part of Bodywork Phase I.




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