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by Norman Golm
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Basket Case TC for Sale
Replies: 9
Views: 2821

Basket Case TC for Sale

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/ ... 27809.html

I recently came across a Basket Case TC at the Address above. The chassis and engine, trans, and rear end are restored. Looks like a pretty good car to restore. Eric Paulson 763 473 8377
by Norman Golm
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TCs Forever
Replies: 0
Views: 1117

TCs Forever

I have just listed on Ebay a second edition 1990 of TCs Forever. This book was signed at The 2015 GOF at Carmel IN by Mike.
by Norman Golm
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Brake light switch options?
Replies: 22
Views: 3523

Re: Brake light switch options?

As a truly long lasting solution to the TC brake switch I tapped the fitings at the end of the master cylinder and installed a normal atumotive brake switch. I tapped the fitting with an 1/8" tap. See picture attached
by Norman Golm
Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Swap Meet
Topic: TC wheels wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 3626

Re: TC wheels wanted

I a set of TC wheels which have been recently powder painted (5,) four have dunlop tires mounted on them that don't look too bad, I don't know the age. The wheels run straight and true. I don't need them Isince I replaced them with chrome wheels. I would like $400 for the set. I travel to Ft Wayne I...
by Norman Golm
Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Differential pinion oil seal replacement on TC
Replies: 4
Views: 1714

Re: Differential pinion oil seal replacement on TC

I have installed three Moss pinion seals kits with excellent results
by Norman Golm
Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Plating Master Cylinder Tin Can - Pros and Cons
Replies: 9
Views: 2487

Re: Plating Master Cylinder Tin Can - Pros and Cons

I have found with softer more agressive lining material it is possible to brake with much less pedal pressure.
by Norman Golm
Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Painting Cost
Replies: 9
Views: 3141

Re: Painting Cost

I have restored 4 TCs and a TD in the last 5 years the cost of body work, material and labor per TC and TD is as follows. These paint jobs were excellent winning a few awards. The tubs was painted as a separate item as were each fender, hood panel, running boards, door, gas tank and radiator valence...
by Norman Golm
Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: A viable alternative to the stock shock bushings
Replies: 9
Views: 3318

Re: A viable alternative to the stock shock bushings

I have been buying Delrin rod it seems better suited for the application in the correct dia cutting it off and drilling a hole. I don't remember the diameters
by Norman Golm
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Fuel low lamp
Replies: 7
Views: 2398

Fuel low lamp

The fuel low lamp socket has a dropping resistor built into it, my question is the resistor incorporated in the design to reduce the intensity of the lamp or to make the contacts at the fuel level sensor intrinsically safe, meaning the arc is below the energy level to cause a spark and ignite the fu...
by Norman Golm
Sun Aug 02, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Brake Drum Max Dia?
Replies: 0
Views: 1237

Brake Drum Max Dia?

What is the Max Diameter the TC brake drums can be turned?
by Norman Golm
Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:27 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Unforeseen consequence
Replies: 16
Views: 13026

Re: Unforeseen consequence

There is a good article concerning cooling in the technical resources section of the tabc forum "the hidden water passages" these two small holes if clogged will cause local boiling. I have drilled these out in the 4 TCs I have restored and have never had any cooling problems. Plus I put MGA phenoli...
by Norman Golm
Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Bosch type relays with positive ground? Related etc.
Replies: 5
Views: 1915

Re: Bosch type relays with positive ground? Related etc.

117-515 is the Moss number of a headlamp kit.
by Norman Golm
Sat May 09, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: MG TC Roller Camshaft Project and Moss Rear Seal
Replies: 24
Views: 6280

Re: MG TC Roller Camshaft Project and Moss Rear Seal

I just looked at your pictures again and I did not see the ground wire in "eng side JPG"
by Norman Golm
Sat May 09, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: MG TC Roller Camshaft Project and Moss Rear Seal
Replies: 24
Views: 6280

Re: MG TC Roller Camshaft Project and Moss Rear Seal

I am not sure the file I uploaded was uploaded but the article talks about a grounding cable from the distributor to the center camshaft bearing locking bolt. The article talks about a mysterious miss solved by this cable. The author mentioned 49 out of 50 owners won't need it but will drive some ow...
by Norman Golm
Sat May 09, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: MG TC Roller Camshaft Project and Moss Rear Seal
Replies: 24
Views: 6280

Re: MG TC Roller Camshaft Project and Moss Rear Seal

The attached technical article is from a very old issue of the Sacred Octagon. It may apply to your problem good luck
by Norman Golm
Sat May 09, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC windshield defrost system
Replies: 3
Views: 1736

Re: TC windshield defrost system

A picture of a TC defrost system. Probably required in England more than anywhere else!
by Norman Golm
Sat May 09, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC windshield defrost system
Replies: 3
Views: 1736

TC windshield defrost system

Just sent along a picture of a TC defrost system. I feel the guys in England probably need these more than anyone.
by Norman Golm
Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:31 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC first motion shaft
Replies: 1
Views: 949

TC first motion shaft

Are the TC and TD gearbox first motion shafts interchangeable?
by Norman Golm
Thu Mar 26, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC interior
Replies: 13
Views: 3722

Re: TC interior

Try TWilson@indy.rr.Indy.com he is now making interior components.
by Norman Golm
Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Restoration website TC 7677
Replies: 2
Views: 1216

Restoration website TC 7677

I have a setup a website so that anyone can understand what it takes to restore an MG TC. Feel free to visit, I hope it will help other restorers. the site is: ngolm.simdif.com "no www required". The site is mantained by a company in England, Simply Different. It is very easy to use.