I did the quick fix, Gorilla Tape. Also, the strap that snaps over the frame on the passenger side, came apart. So today I am going to do the proper fix.
Today I went on a Birthday Drive with Michel and his new Miata. We stopped in Perth for a sandwich and coffee then again on the way home at The Swan on the Rideau for a drink and some appetizers. The Swan gave me a surprise Birthday mocha cheesecake at no charge.
A gentleman from the United States named Michael Ruckman has done something GREAT to help with this elbow pain.
These two carburetors are off the Island Automation for a full re-build and I am anxious to hear their comments andany issues that they find during the rebuild process. So, below is my video on
how to remove the SU Carburetors form an MGB. Fun!
I tapped the starter and solenoid and the car started, it still turned slowly, but my excellent tuning skills (lol) paid off because she started with one crank at 5 degrees Celsius outside.
Like with every love affair, there are fleeting affairs (one-night stands), short affairs that break-up within a year or two, longer affairs that often don’t make it through the seven-year line and finally, the true love affair that lasts a lifetime.
One final note. UPS has closed the investigation on the lost box with my two Minilite wheels and sent the report to Moss Motors. Their report says that they have confirmed delivery even though their current tracking shows the last know location as Concord. Moss is disputing their claim. When and if I receive the two wheels, lug nuts, and MGB logos is up in the air? This must be one of those lessons on patience and perseverance, right?
I almost had a heart attack as I started to do the math in my head ((2 x 332)/1.050=63%)