Spring 1990

Welcome to the Spring 1990 issue of Moss Motoring. Immerse yourself in a vast range of stories that range from personal profiles, to technical advice, and more. We promise it’s a ride worth your while. Browse the articles below.

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An Alternative To Traditional MGB Restoration

“To B or not to B…?” was an often asked question that frequently resulted in the realization that old rusted out MGBs just weren’t worth saving. Today’s MGB enthusiasts have an alternative to traditional rust repair by re-bodying their tired old MGB with a brand new factory original body. It’s well known that the MGB body…


Through the Windscreen: The Club Scene, Spring 1990

Looking through the many club magazines that were submitted for the Moss Journalism Awards (and I really have to congratulate you on your splendid efforts), there were a couple of features of club life that were the subject of comment and opinion over and over again. I noticed in several instances, that the age-old question of…


Tech Tips: Spring 1990

“Pull Cable” Makes Life Easier Bob Muenchausen Boise, ID (“Why didn’t I think of that?”…might be your reaction to this common sense idea! —Ed) When replacing the choke cable or any loose hose or wire that is threaded through some maze of mechanical/electrical clutter, an easy way to rethread the new piece through is to…


Putting Spring Back In Your Suspension

Your car’s suspension probably needs a good restoration and you may not be aware of it. That’s not surprising. Suspension systems wear slowly and evenly. Nothing dramatic happens. Then one day you realize that the old precision and sharpness has disappeared. It’s time to either restore it, or modify and restore it at the same…


Never Again. Until Next Time

For years I’ve made my pal Len Frank’s love for old Italian cars the butt of countless jokes. I’ve done it in person, behind his back, and even in print. I’ve made no secret of my feeling that Len’s weakness for these old crocks is a fit subject for public ridicule. I am about to…


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