Drive from the plate to the hub is transmitted through springs to allow a cushioned take up of power. Its actually easy compared to some pulls For a new guy start to finish should be 4 hrs or less. Even so, Onno, 30 minutes is exceptionally fast! Having trouble posting or changing forum settings? I just don't want the hassle of taking the box out. Here is the list of what was eventually completed to get the car through it's MOT test and to sort out it's running problem at the same time. Where can I source these copper head gaskets from for the ?
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Just another 13B MG Midget swap.
After everything is bagged you should make an inventory of all the different sizes there are actually only a few and at the very least you should replace all the lock washers. I make a lip seal conversion that can be used when all else fails. I had to wait for a warmer day before painting. This actually the most awkward of all the stages, I am yet to find a way of doing this without pissing water all over the floor. You can avoid the huge mess if you drain from it. It will save me the issue of angling the engine to get it out. Sockets are cheap, compared to engine removals.
The fuel filler involved a bunch of different angles, so it was a bit more of a pain to do. Here's a picture of the original opening after I had made some cuts to open it up a little. Because of the nature of these little cars, they are a convertible and as such have often been used in wet conditions; ingress of water through open top motoring or just leaks can often lead to constantly wet carpets and thus over time, rusting floors and sills. Once the engine has been installed be sure that it is correctly grounded. Sprites were fitted with no fancy strips on the bonnet or waistline, whereas the Midget was until when the trim vanished in stages of production. Universal Fits Most Vehicles. The fuel injection system was scrapped because the Mazda intake sat too high and would not allow the hood to close.
It slipped right in by turning the crank a little as I slid the motor in. Posting Quick Reply - Please Wait. The rear of the crankshaft is cleaned thoroughly then, the opening in the pilot bushing and the area behind it is filled with thick grease. Packaging is very tight in one of these cars. I got the intake side pretty much done while I'm waiting for my Racing Beat muffler to get here.