But in , when semiconductors and on-board computers were still in their infancy, variable displacement was a huge technical challenge. Moved the engine and gearbox back into the garage, and stored under mildy oily towels, awaiting the arrival of the engine hoist. The J1 and J2 set the fashion in MG cars for many years to come with the J2 displaying a classic humped scuttle and low cut away doors. Given last week offered us lovely warn weather, and with a week off, the MG was rolled out into the drive, given a quick clean and rub down with a tack cloth and another good coat of paint, using a further six cans. I experiment at track days with different damper settings.
As Jonathan Moulds points out below, he found that his gave a sharper light although it could be argued that the same photo shows a better diffusion of light on the original, bulkier later style units. I have been putting off the engine removal to replace a scroll seal for some time but this winter is when it all begins, you have motivated me! Dug the wheels and tyres out from their outside under cover store where they had been for the last 15 years. The thing had more short-circuits than a mixing board with a bong spilled on it. Still deciding the route for the fuel line, cross over at the diff or at the gearbox. The trouble was that the iDrive was hard to work. Fully restored in s.
Used and abused at every chance. The sun would cook you alive under the Plexiglas. Brushes were in good order, so put everything back together, tested on battery again and it whirred away quite happily. All Ads Private Sellers Dealers. Moved gas tank to left side with flattened bottom with baffles. Inside the distributor cap it looked just like the day I last used it. Regarding fuel pipe, memory fails me, but there should be a couple of clips to hold it on running back underneath, I may have added some, or jammed a bit of padding to stop it kncoking!
I include the Chevy Chevette only to note that even the most unloved and unlovely cars have their partisans. The site creator accepts no responsibility for any damage caused to your or any injury sustained whilst undertaking these modifications. Much of the unwanted motion can be removed by improving the bushes which locate the springs but first check all the mounting hardware is secure. The luxurious LM appealed to spoiled young Saudi sheiks wanting to cross the sand to survey their oil field holdings. The overall car width remained the same resulting in narrower running boards with two tread strips as opposed to the previous three. Dragged it out to a more suitable position and gave it a good dust and vacuum down. And then there was this, the Flyer, which is no more than a motorized park bench on bicycle wheels.