La Rochelle Classic Car Rally

Some great classics driving through the city this morning including a couple of UK registered plates. These are just few…

Handy little dash clock

Often thought a clock would be handy for the MGB but the period dash mounted ones are expensive. Found this…

Chicagoland MG Club:Tech Tips

Chicagoland MG Club:Tech Tips Chicagoland Mg Club:Tech Tips A great selection of ideas and a comprehensive guide to some MGB…

MGB Battery Box Refurb

I recently charged up the battery and noticed that the battery box under the cover was looking a bit of…

Mansfield & Notts Capri Club

Mansfield & Notts Capri Club Wonderland Classic and Sports Car Festival 2019, Ferry Farm, Hoveringham, Nottingham NG14 7JP June 29…

Folding MGB Hood

This is the way i did the hood – quotes long winded process but minimises the risk of any damage…

Rechargeable LED garage light

A very handy lightweight spot light, rechargeable and adjustable. Just bought one from Tesco currently reduced to clear for £15.

Side trim straightening

I bought a cheap set of side trims that were quite dented so i could practice repairing them before attempting…

Classic Car Club Directory

Classic Car Club Directory Directory of classic car clubs covering the marques available through HCHG members. There must be many…

Max Torque Marker

I remember being taught at college when i was an engineer apprentice in the merchant navy that an engine is…

Curing the Clunk (back diff)

Chicagoland MG Club:Photos Chicagoland Mg Club:Members Just saving this article ready for my next winter project – should able to…

How to Read Your Spark Plugs

Reading 101: How to Read Your Spark Plugs – OnAllCylinders Listen closely because your spark plugs may be trying to…

Door Latch Cleanup

Eventually i want to re zinc plate the door catch but for the time being it makes a big difference…

Checking Fuel Pump Flow

I recently suspected that the fuel pump was not working correctly as there was high speed clicking – guess about…

Old vs New Octane Ratings

Fuel System & Octane Ratings I have started using the premium fuel since re-timing my engine and finding out it…

Compression Testers

Over the years i have used many compression testers. My first tester looked like a large tyre pressure gauge but…

Gunsons Gastester

I bought a Gunsons Gastester years ago and it’s been sitting on a garage shelf since then so i decided…

CO / MOT regs Older Cars

I found this info that relates to the mot emissions testing. Looks like pre 1975 motors are exempt after that…

Modified Boot Carpet

The boot carpet that came with the car was just draped over the fuel pump cover and never laid neat…

Battery Isolater

Apart from an additional small piece of security (as keys are readily available to all) the main purpose is as…

Gunsons Compression Tester

Checked the compression in the cylinders. Took plugs out and checked each cylinder in line and wrote down the readings…

Vacuum / Ignition Timing

I have been reading articles and discussions on forums that setting timing to 40+ year old manufacturers guidelines has no…

Gearstick Mod!

British Automotive say if you are looking for a slicker gear change then perhaps you need to shorten the gear…