Posts tagged with ‘MGB’

Air filters a go go

Work undertaken within the last few weeks. Only just around to noting it down. The air filters they were in great condition, but there was a fair bit of rust in places, especially around the intake tubes. I thought I’d give them a clean and scrub, to remove the rust and to clean up the […]

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A recent catch up on previous work

It’s been a while since the last post, and time, energy and money have all been in incredibly short supply. I was able to at least start taking things apart on the B about three weeks ago. Partly to start the restoration, but also to feel like I was doing something on the car. First […]

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A closer look

A trip to visit the parents today gave me a chance to have a closer look at the ‘B’. The engine bay – not in too bad a condition. As you can see in the picture (below) the heater console is in a pretty bad state, but a wire brush and a few hours to […]

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All systems are “No”

Bank Holiday Monday. A quiet evening, less traffic on the roads. An ideal time to move the ‘B’ the 9.5 miles to it’s future home to undertake repairs and mild restoration. The original plan was to drive the car (slowly, as ever) as much of the way as possible, with a ‘support’ car for assistance […]

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Never that easy, is it?

One quick call to the garage. Yep, the master cylinder was sorted, but the clutch was still not working. They had noticed that the slave cylinder was leaking, and they also thought that the main problem was the clutch release bearing, which is either worn away, or has slipped. This extra ‘news’ has added a […]

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