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by Marv
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: New Rocker set - a good idea ?
Replies: 1
Views: 581

Re: New Rocker set - a good idea ?

It's common practice to have new bushings installed and reamed to fit the (new) rocker shaft, also have the pads resurfaced by a competent machine shop that does engine work. The pads are profiled, not flat!!!! Good to go....
by Marv
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: "Weep" holr in TC bell housing
Replies: 5
Views: 968

Re: "Weep" holr in TC bell housing

Yep, You're right Mark. The function of the hole and the big cotter pin (commonly called a rattle pin), is designed to rattle around in the hole to keep it from plugging up with the leaking oil and road grime. Your idea of a drip catch pan has been marketed by someone already and is found with some ...
by Marv
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TF speedometer
Replies: 4
Views: 977

Re: TF speedometer

Me thinks you've answered your own question, Time to send it off for resto unless you can live without the odometer.
by Marv
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: XPAG con rods
Replies: 4
Views: 1205

Re: XPAG con rods

If the NDT finds a bad one, I've just put two good used ones up on eBay. $100 plus shipping, If you need them, I'll kill the listing and we'll go direct...
by Marv
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Swap Meet
Topic: Brooklands style steering wheel with hub -SOLD-
Replies: 0
Views: 797

Brooklands style steering wheel with hub -SOLD-

- ---SOLD---- Quality Reproduction of Brooklands Steering Wheel for MG TA(late) TB TC - Black Nice condition Used steering wheel Brookland's type, probably a Moss or Abingdon Spares repro unit with original hub and center piece. I had the original Brookland's wheel restored by Ben Cordson, so this o...
by Marv
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Mystery smooth side oil sump
Replies: 3
Views: 1297

Re: Mystery smooth side oil sump

I have one if anybody has an interest in it> …… Northern Illinois....
by Marv
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Swap Meet
Topic: TD Bonnet section for sale - very nice condition -SOLD-
Replies: 0
Views: 745

TD Bonnet section for sale - very nice condition -SOLD-

TD bonnet -2.jpeg
TD bonnet -1.jpg
----SOLD----MG TD Bonnet, very nice condition.. Northern Illinois Pick up preferred but will ship as necessary $350 - more pics available on request ----SOLD----
by Marv
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Andrex Shock Parts Needed
Replies: 2
Views: 1186

Re: Andrex Shock Parts Needed

Hi Tom: Give Peter a holler at Worldwide Auto in Madison, Wisconsin. He may have what you're looking for.
608-223-9400.

Marv
by Marv
Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Carb leak
Replies: 13
Views: 2045

Re: Carb leak

If you use it and I don't see why you shouldn't, make sure it is Viton or PTFE based material. Buna-N or Ethelene Propylene based materials will not hold up well to gasoline.
by Marv
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC floorboards
Replies: 4
Views: 1687

Re: TC floorboards

My '48 did not have any steel angle strips on the floorboards>
by Marv
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC rear axle oil leak onto brake shoes (yep, again ......)
Replies: 25
Views: 5714

Re: TC rear axle oil leak onto brake shoes (yep, again .....

The fill cap on the neck of the diffy has a breather hole in it that must be kept clean. Is it adequate? For normal usage in standard configuration, history would imply that it is. If one wanted to add a breather, the little top hat breathers used on the MGB, Austin Healeys and others would be a goo...
by Marv
Fri May 25, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Swap Meet
Topic: 18" wheel needed
Replies: 2
Views: 1085

Re: 18" wheel needed

For what car???
by Marv
Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC Brake Drums Needed
Replies: 8
Views: 2156

Re: TC Brake Drums Needed

Tom: I sent you a PM on a set I have....

Marv
by Marv
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC identification
Replies: 48
Views: 11673

Re: TC identification

Not trying "go" anywhere Duncan, Sorry..... my mistake!!!
by Marv
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC identification
Replies: 48
Views: 11673

Re: TC identification

Sorry you apparently mistook my words on ancillary equipment dates the wrong way Duncan! Be assured that nothing was intended in any way. However, I prefer my Old Speckled Hen over Kool Aide and steadfastly subscribe to OP (Owners Preference) over (Originality Police) any day.

Cheers.... :)
by Marv
Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC identification
Replies: 48
Views: 11673

Re: TC identification

PM sent...
by Marv
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC identification
Replies: 48
Views: 11673

Re: TC identification

You're correct Rich, the car is a 1946 as per my earlier post. Since the engine has been replaced and most probably a number of other ancillary components, it is of little importance as to what their build dates are. They are of importance to those who insist on originality but little else with the ...
by Marv
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC identification
Replies: 48
Views: 11673

Re: TC identification

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Rick: TC1130 comes back as being born on July 18th, 1946 and had engine # XPAG1790. Your XPJM engine came out of a Morris 10 car. (XPJM engines - 1140cc , Morris 10/4 , OHV engine 10HP)
by Marv
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Does this mean I have a bad piston ring?
Replies: 14
Views: 2941

Re: Does this mean I have a bad piston ring?

I use the umbrella seals as well on all of my rebuilds but I also use the original o-ring seals at the cotters as well per normal build. On the advice of a much more seasoned and experienced mechanic than myself, i take an exacto knife and cut a 1/16th inch slit in 4 places 90 degrees apart on the u...
by Marv
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Rear spring top plate - removal
Replies: 4
Views: 1339

Re: Rear spring top plate - removal

TC spring plate.jpg That spring plate and stud assembly (item 7) should come off with a sharp rap with a hammer and punch. I suspect that it is held in place from road grime only unless the PO welded it in place for some god-awful reason. The spring plate ass'y is attached to the rear road spring p...