Member Page: charles durning
Member ID: geezerStatus: Silver Member
Magee, Mississippi, USA
Member Since: 2010-10-07
Home Site: The MG Experience
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Last Login: 2017-09-22 13:09
Forum Activity: 2017-09-05 12:20
Forum Posts: 3
Just and old guy living the dream.
- Brits on the Bluff on Saturday September 16, 2017 in Natchez MS USA
Personal Vehicle Registry
1958 MG Magnette ZB
"Chick Magnette (sold)"
1967 Morris Minor 1000 Saloon (2-door)
1974 MG MGB GT
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Posted on: Monday April 3, 2017
I finally got fed up with the crappy fuse box in my CBB GT. The problem is a loose connection between the glass fuse and the terminals in the fuse block. The loose terminal can be a source of numerous electrical issues. The fuses have always been a bit loose and nothing I did seemed to resolve the problem. Another red flag is the area where the glass fuse is in contact with the fuse block terminals was darkened. Also I could feel warmth on the contacts for the lights after a short while with...
Posted on: Sunday August 2, 2015
Finally got around to installing my Sentra front disc brake conversion. Since I didn't care for the available kits I designed my own. The 9.75" discs fit inside of stock Minor wheels and have plenty of room in my VTO wheels. I have some other issues to address before I give it a test drive. Should be ready in a week or so. https://www.flickr.com/photos/133435255@N08/ I did a test fit with the laser cut brackets. I found that the stock 14" Morris wheel touched the caliper. One solutio...
Posted on: Friday November 7, 2014
Here's my slick Denso alternator conversion. Puts out 40 amps and is considerably smaller than the 10 amp generator.
Posted on: Thursday November 24, 2016
When I got the Chick Magnette the PO had cobbled up a rubber bushing for the firewall end of the carb linkage. It had copious amounts of slack. To solve the problem I found a grommet that would fit the hole in the firewall bracket. I then found a nylon bushing that would fit into the grommet and also fit the shaft. I got both parts from the "Help" shelf at the local auto parts store. Unfortunately I have misplaced the package so I cannot help with part numbers. That adds to the adventure.
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