Daily Archives: July 27, 1993

Tech Tips: Summer 1993

Overdrive Faults Ken Gillanders Temple City. CA Fully 90% of overdrive problems that are not electrical faults are traceable to either the gear oil level being too low, or an improper adjustment of the solenoid, so we’ll skip these and concentrates on the others. An overdrive that fails to engage can sometime be traced to…

Fuel Tank Slushing and Preparation

As a follow-up to Back to the Basics – Gasoline! (Under the Bonnet, Spring 1993), we thought it appropriate to offer a refresher on how to prep your car’s gas tank and apply sealing compound. After reading the article, many customers expressed concern about the additives in modern gasoline breaking down or eating away at…

The Club Scene – Summer 1993

Lots to get through this issue, but first I’ll update you on the progress of some of your colleagues In adversity – the British sports car owners within the Moss crew! Our esteemed Editor is currently driving her MG TF, due to her TR6 undergoing an extensive facelift in the metal department, but rumor has…

Arnolt Makes MG a Family Sportscar

A lot of boys have broken their picks in an effort to build a sports car out of the family sedan. After endless planning and alteration they usually wind up with a hybrid that outwardly resembles a sports car but lacks many of the characteristics that are inherent in true members of the breed. In…

Putting the Fun Back Into Your Car!

Trickle Rebuilding Keeps Your Car on the Road Where It Belongs A few weeks ago, I accepted an offer to borrow a friend’s TR3 for a Sunday afternoon sports car rally that Al Moss and Leo Pedersen were putting on, as my own TC was temporarily out of commission. The car looked great and promised…

Under the Bonnet – Changing Your Oil

Changing oil is probably our least favorite maintenance activity, but is the most important of all for ensuring long engine life. Engine oil serves two major functions: lubrication and cooling. Moving parts rely on a very thin film of oil to prevent frictional wear, and the circulating oil absorbs a good amount of heat from…

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