Member Page: Angel Ruiz
Member ID: BoricuaStatus: Free Member
Highland, Arkansas, USA
Member Since: 2015-04-26
Home Site: The MG Experience
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Last Login: 2017-09-18 18:52
Forum Activity: 2016-02-10 15:58
Forum Posts: 1
Personal Vehicle Registry
1963 Austin Mini
1971 Leyland Mini
"The Red Baron"
1974 MG Midget
"Gidget The Mango Midget"
Member Journal – Angel Ruiz's Journal
There are 8 total entries in this Journal.
Posted on: Sunday June 21, 2015
Haven't written anything to my journal for several days so here goes. Friday the 19th I finally got my head back from the machine shop. The replace one of the exhaust seats which was cracked, did the valve job and surfaced the head for $100.00 even. Not bad. Didn't get a chance to do anything with it until Sunday, Father's Day. After we got back from breakfast she changed clothes to go mow and it was up to me to decide what I wanted to do, since it was Father's Day, so off to the garage I went. ...
Posted on: Saturday June 6, 2015
Yesterday I came home to find not one but two packages in the front porch. One of the packages was from Victoria British which included my new tail light and back up lens, choke and throttle cables, valve guides, 2 radiator hoses and a couple of exhaust gaskets. The other package was the 12G940 head I ordered from APT in California thru eBay. Nice. On Monday I'll run the head to the local machine shop and have them install the new guides and put the head back together. My wife is trying to conv...
Posted on: Thursday June 4, 2015
Today I received my 1st parts order from Moss Motors. New intake and exhaust valves, Payan head gasket, carburetor shield, upper radiator hose and a couple of butterflies for the carburetors. Hopefully tomorrow I'll get my order from Victoria British and early next week I should receive the 12G940 head. Looking forward to getting the head put together and getting it running. To be continued...........................................
Posted on: Tuesday June 2, 2015
Since my last entry I've purchased a 12G940 unleaded head from APT in California.. I also ordered intake and exhaust valves, guides, head gasket and lots of other parts for Gidget. I also removed the radio console and strpped it bare. At this time I'm not sure if I'm going to reupholster it or just paint it. I also found another Midget for parts for $150.00. Just waiting for it to stop raining for several days so we can go drag it home. To be continued....................
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