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M G club

Lambert Liebel
 

Hello Fellow Enthusiasts,

Please see the request below and reply to Joe if you can help out.

Lambert

President PMGC
Nuffield News Editor

“Keep Calm and Safety Fast”




Begin forwarded message:

From: Joseph Mallamaci <cdhs65@...>
Subject: M G club
Date: November 29, 2021 at 5:23:48 PM EST

Asking if anyone can suggest a business to put a new top on 1978 MGB. Car is in south Jersey. Joe Mallamaci, cdhs65@...



MGA Parts For Sale

Lambert Liebel
 

Hello Fellow MGers,

If you are interested in MGA parts please see the below email.

Lambert

President PMGC
Nuffield News Editor

“Keep Calm and Safety Fast”




Begin forwarded message:

From: PETER NELSON <pne3170264@...>
Subject: MGA Parts For Sale
Date: November 30, 2021 at 4:42:24 PM EST
To: Peter <pne3170264@...>


Hello Club Members and Fellow Officers,


One of our club members, Nick O’Donohoe, has MGA parts for sale.  

All parts must go to make room for a new car purchase.  He is accepting any reasonable offers for all or any parts that you might need for your MGA.  Nick will be available starting December 5th thru December 12th for your inspection of the parts .

After December 12th everything goes to the scrap yard.  Nick can be reached at 973 332-1009 or at nickod@... .

Officers, please share this information with your club members.

Thank you,
Peter Nelson
NJTA President


  1. 1600 MGA motor (engine turns, ran when removed from car).
  2. MGA frame (needs some work).
  3. Two MGA front frame extensions (one from 1600 and other from 1500).
  4. MGA driver’s door (very good condition).
  5. MGA passenger door (very good condition).
  6. MGA front right fender (very good condition).
  7. MGA rear right fender (good condition).
  8. MGA radiator panel (New).
  9. MGA front left fender repair panel (New).
  10. MGA differential (Part but complete).
  11. Two MGA distributors.
  12. MGA rocker panels (left and right).
  13. Two MGA headlight buckets (Complete).
  14. MGA Amco rubber floor mats (Very good condition).
  15. MGA 1500-cylinder head (Cleaned and magna fluxed).
  16. MGA front sway bar.
  17. MGA front and rear hubs.
  18. MGA front suspension parts (parts cleaned and powder coated).
  19. MGA front and rear back plates and drums (parts cleaned and powder coated).
  20. MGA kingpins complete.
  21. MGA intake manifold (parts cleaned and powder coated).
  22. MGA fender piping (original silver color).
  23. MGA windshield posts.
  24. MGA valve cover (painted MGA red).
  25. MGA rear plinths for 1500 and 1600).
  26. MGA transmission parts.
  27. MGA miscellaneous engine and parts


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Re: Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold

Noel Torchio
 

Thanks for checking.


On Mon, Nov 29, 2021 at 11:06 AM Kevin McLemore <kmclemore@...> wrote:
Noel, I'm sorry.  The Mini Cooper and 1275 are different, and after a search it appears that those are all I have left in stock. 


From: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io> on behalf of Noel Torchio <ntorch96m@...>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:56 PM
To: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [PhillyMGClub] Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold
 

Here’s pic .  Thanks.
On Nov 28, 2021, at 8:27 PM, Kevin McLemore <kmclemore@...> wrote:


I might. If you bring yours over, we can look though my stuff and see if we can find a match. Alternatively, if you could send some pics, I can see if something looks similar.

Cheers,
Kevin McLemore


From: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io> on behalf of Noel Torchio <ntorch96m@...>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:02 PM
To: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io>
Subject: [PhillyMGClub] Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold
 
Does anyone have a good Midget 1098 exhaust manifold laying around for sale?  I removed mine and it's cracked at the top where the exhaust mounts to the bottom of the manifold at the clamp.

Thanks

Noel


Re: Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold

Kevin McLemore
 

Noel, I'm sorry.  The Mini Cooper and 1275 are different, and after a search it appears that those are all I have left in stock. 


From: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io> on behalf of Noel Torchio <ntorch96m@...>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:56 PM
To: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [PhillyMGClub] Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold
 

Here’s pic .  Thanks.
On Nov 28, 2021, at 8:27 PM, Kevin McLemore <kmclemore@...> wrote:


I might. If you bring yours over, we can look though my stuff and see if we can find a match. Alternatively, if you could send some pics, I can see if something looks similar.

Cheers,
Kevin McLemore


From: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io> on behalf of Noel Torchio <ntorch96m@...>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:02 PM
To: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io>
Subject: [PhillyMGClub] Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold
 
Does anyone have a good Midget 1098 exhaust manifold laying around for sale?  I removed mine and it's cracked at the top where the exhaust mounts to the bottom of the manifold at the clamp.

Thanks

Noel


Restoration

Lambert Liebel
 

For those who might be interested.

Safety Fast,

Lambert

President PMGC
Nuffield News Editor

“Keep Calm and Safety Fast”




Begin forwarded message:

From: John Twist - University Motors Online <johntwist@...>
Subject: Restoration
Date: November 28, 2021 at 10:20:28 PM EST
Reply-To: johntwist@...

John Twist's MG Tech Zoom
Monday Evening 7:00 EST Monday Nov 29, 2021
John Twist with his MGA Deluxe 1983
Join us for another live and unfiltered MG Tech Zoom call! Monday night's opening comments will be about restoration -- sequencing your project for maximum time benefit.

These sessions last two hours -- sometimes more. You can enter and leave when you wish. Bring along your MG question to post in the "chat" section, and John Twist will bring you into the conversation and help answer your query. Other members offer their suggestions, too.

Just log onto the link below at 7:00 pm Eastern on Monday evening, and you can be part of this session. If you do not have Zoom on your computer, the link will guide you through.

Topic: John Twist' MG Tech Zoom Monday Nov 29,2021
Time: Nov 29, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 298 089 2175
Passcode: Twist
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Meeting ID: 298 089 2175
Passcode: 827253
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbi88o1zEI

PICTURES

Top: My own 1962 MGA -- rebuilt frame up from Jan-May 1980.

#2: Forrest Johnson (now of Rusty Moose Garage) working on Col .........'s 1952 MGTD at our Patterson location.

#3: My daughter Barbara's MGB/GT with the engine bay nearly complete.

#4: Someone's MGA restoration project at the very beginning!

#5: Maybe the same person's MGA in a more complete form. 

Last Picture: Do NOT place you hand into a snowblower!

MG EVENTS
I will attend the following events in 2022.

WASHINGTON DC ENGINE BUILD: No formal date yet but probably April/May. Two day seminar during which I'll assemble an MGB engine and start it up on the bench. 

KIMBERFEST -- Buffalo NY April 22/23, 2021. Indoor memorabilia swap meet AND six erudite presentations concerning MG. Info coming soon:

QUALITY COACHES SEMINAR: Probably May 14 in Minneapolis MN. Watch for details:

MG 2022 Calling ALL MG owners in North America! Plan to attend MG 2022 in Peterborough, Ontario, next June! This Massive Gathering is sponsored by the North American MGB Register and the Toronto Centre of the MG Car Club. Follow this link:

NAMGAR GT-47 MGA Owners! Attend GT-47 in Colorado Springs next June, sponsored by the North American MGA Register.





Re: Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold

Noel Torchio
 

Here’s pic .  Thanks.

On Nov 28, 2021, at 8:27 PM, Kevin McLemore <kmclemore@...> wrote:


I might. If you bring yours over, we can look though my stuff and see if we can find a match. Alternatively, if you could send some pics, I can see if something looks similar.

Cheers,
Kevin McLemore


From: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io> on behalf of Noel Torchio <ntorch96m@...>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:02 PM
To: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io>
Subject: [PhillyMGClub] Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold
 
Does anyone have a good Midget 1098 exhaust manifold laying around for sale?  I removed mine and it's cracked at the top where the exhaust mounts to the bottom of the manifold at the clamp.

Thanks

Noel


Re: Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold

Kevin McLemore
 

I might. If you bring yours over, we can look though my stuff and see if we can find a match. Alternatively, if you could send some pics, I can see if something looks similar.

Cheers,
Kevin McLemore


From: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io> on behalf of Noel Torchio <ntorch96m@...>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2021 8:02 PM
To: PhillyMGClub@groups.io <PhillyMGClub@groups.io>
Subject: [PhillyMGClub] Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold
 
Does anyone have a good Midget 1098 exhaust manifold laying around for sale?  I removed mine and it's cracked at the top where the exhaust mounts to the bottom of the manifold at the clamp.

Thanks

Noel


Wanted-- MG Midget 1098 Exhaust Manifold

Noel Torchio
 

Does anyone have a good Midget 1098 exhaust manifold laying around for sale?  I removed mine and it's cracked at the top where the exhaust mounts to the bottom of the manifold at the clamp.

Thanks

Noel


Rare Six-Cylinder: 1969 MGC Roadster | Barn Finds

Steve Harding
 


Octagonal Lunch

Lambert Liebel
 

Hello Club Members,

I wanted to take the time today to let everyone know that the Octagonal Lunch (Holiday Lunch) is being postponed until January. The newsletter will have the new date. Sorry for the short notice.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Lambert

President PMGC
Nuffield News Editor
LLiebel@...

“Keep Calm and Safety Fast”


Today's Finds

Steve Harding
 




Begin forwarded message:

From: "BarnFinds.com" <mail@...>
Date: November 26, 2021 at 10:16:09 AM CST
To: mgbgt1@...
Subject: Today's Finds



340 4-Speed Project: 1970 Plymouth Duster

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Coach-Built Classic: 1951 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith

It isn’t every day that the opportunity presents itself to own a genuine coach-built classic, but that is what is on offer with this 1951 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith. It has been sitting for more than four decades, so returning...

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Drive and Restore: 1951 MG TD

A couple of factors make classic British sports cars from the early post-war years attractive for enthusiasts. The first is that their engineering is pretty basic, making them a popular pick for restoration projects. However, their affordability attracts many,...

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Upgraded 340: 1971 Dodge Dart Swinger

This 1971 Dodge Dart Swinger has led quite a life. Not only does it wear a different paint color, but its engine bay has undergone some significant upgrades that should unleash welcome performance improvements. It is a solid and...

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Coyote Conversion: 1976 Ford Mustang II

We have all the respect in the world for fabricators and innovators in the automotive space. After all, if it weren’t for the risk-takers, we’d never see concept cars move from the clay model stage to an actual production...

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Left in Storage: 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

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74k Original Miles: 1974 AMC Gremlin X

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No Reserve: 1989 Cadillac Brougham D’Elegance

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Story: Happy Ending! 1970 Plymouth AAR ‘cuda

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1 of 38? 1990 Dodge Dakota Lil Red Express

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22k Mile Original: 1964 Chevrolet Impala

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Barn Bike: 1970 Triumph Bonneville T120

A must-have for any seasoned motorcycle collector, this 1970 Triumph Bonneville T120 is a project bike that looks nice in the photos but is a little rough around the edges and will need work to get it back on...

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No Reserve V8 Grabber: 1972 Ford Maverick

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Part It Out or Restore? 1984 Ford Mustang GT

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Five Door Hot Hatch: 1985 Dodge Omni GLH

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Rare 2-Door Wagon: 1957 Mercury Voyager

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Only 37K Miles: 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce

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Periodic Chart

Steve Harding
 

Club members,
Thought you might enjoy.
Steve


Barn Racer: 1959 Austin-Healey Sprite | Barn Finds

Steve Harding
 

Club members,
In case you need another LBC.
Steve

https://barnfinds.com/barn-racer-1959-austin-healey-sprite/


Re: Clubs Engine hoist

Kenn & Kathy Brown
 

Working on our schedule now…a realtor just canceled a showing Kenn had for this morning…not sure if he has to show another property…..but by the end of the day…it’s possible!

All the best,
Kathy

From the office of:
Kenn Brown RS282284
CHRISTIE'S International Real Estate
Long & Foster Devon, Pa

admin. cell# 610-715-8881   Kathy

Referrals are the key to our SUCCESS......because good people know good people!

On Nov 20, 2021, at 8:55 AM, Ryan Kubanoff <ryan.kubanoff@...> wrote:

Would you guys be interested or able to come to me in Yardley today?
Ryan 


On Nov 20, 2021, at 8:42 AM, Kenn & Kathy Brown <oldmainlinehomes@...> wrote:

Good morning Ryan, 
Kenn would love to use it to put our MG engine into the car….the clubs hoist is far better than ours!

All the best,
Kathy

From the office of:
Kenn Brown RS282284
CHRISTIE'S International Real Estate
Long & Foster Devon, Pa

admin. cell# 610-715-8881   Kathy

Referrals are the key to our SUCCESS......because good people know good people!

On Nov 20, 2021, at 7:25 AM, Ryan Kubanoff <ryan.kubanoff@...> wrote:

 I have finished painting my engine and it will be sometime before it goes back in the car.
Before I pack it away in my shed does anyone need it? It can be disassembled and easily transported by car. I can also bring it to the next GT if needed. Please let me know.
Ryan





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Re: Clubs Engine hoist

Ryan Kubanoff
 

Would you guys be interested or able to come to me in Yardley today?
Ryan 


On Nov 20, 2021, at 8:42 AM, Kenn & Kathy Brown <oldmainlinehomes@...> wrote:

Good morning Ryan, 
Kenn would love to use it to put our MG engine into the car….the clubs hoist is far better than ours!

All the best,
Kathy

From the office of:
Kenn Brown RS282284
CHRISTIE'S International Real Estate
Long & Foster Devon, Pa

admin. cell# 610-715-8881   Kathy

Referrals are the key to our SUCCESS......because good people know good people!

On Nov 20, 2021, at 7:25 AM, Ryan Kubanoff <ryan.kubanoff@...> wrote:

 I have finished painting my engine and it will be sometime before it goes back in the car.
Before I pack it away in my shed does anyone need it? It can be disassembled and easily transported by car. I can also bring it to the next GT if needed. Please let me know.
Ryan





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Re: Clubs Engine hoist

Kenn & Kathy Brown
 

Good morning Ryan, 
Kenn would love to use it to put our MG engine into the car….the clubs hoist is far better than ours!

All the best,
Kathy

From the office of:
Kenn Brown RS282284
CHRISTIE'S International Real Estate
Long & Foster Devon, Pa

admin. cell# 610-715-8881   Kathy

Referrals are the key to our SUCCESS......because good people know good people!

On Nov 20, 2021, at 7:25 AM, Ryan Kubanoff <ryan.kubanoff@...> wrote:

 I have finished painting my engine and it will be sometime before it goes back in the car.
Before I pack it away in my shed does anyone need it? It can be disassembled and easily transported by car. I can also bring it to the next GT if needed. Please let me know.
Ryan






Clubs Engine hoist

Ryan Kubanoff
 

I have finished painting my engine and it will be sometime before it goes back in the car.
Before I pack it away in my shed does anyone need it? It can be disassembled and easily transported by car. I can also bring it to the next GT if needed. Please let me know.
Ryan


Re: Red & Yellow "tire dots"

Stephen McDowell
 

great info

v/r
Steve
703-628-8194 - Cell



On Thursday, November 18, 2021, 8:03:36 PM EST, Roger Williams <rogerotto@...> wrote:


Hello All!

I was reading through various topics on my “mini” forum and came across a topic discussing red and yellow dots on tires.  Several on the forum (including me) did not know their significance so I thought I would pass along this article I found.

Since I had recently purchased 5 tires and had them mounted I quickly ran to the garage to check what I had.  I only had yellow dots and they were next to the valve.  Whew!

Roger Williams







Red & Yellow "tire dots"

Roger Williams
 

Hello All!

I was reading through various topics on my “mini” forum and came across a topic discussing red and yellow dots on tires. Several on the forum (including me) did not know their significance so I thought I would pass along this article I found.

Since I had recently purchased 5 tires and had them mounted I quickly ran to the garage to check what I had. I only had yellow dots and they were next to the valve. Whew!

Roger Williams

https://hollisbrothersauto.com/are-your-tire-dots-where-they-should-be/


Bad Idea? Heck, Yes! 1971 MGB 4×4 | Barn Finds

Steve Harding
 

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