Spring 1992

Welcome to the Spring 1992 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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The Club Scene – Spring, 1992

So we enter another year, another season, and one which (if current indications are anything to go by) is rather uncertain at best. The down turn in the economy, the changes taking place in the world at large… nothing is for certain any more it seems, except the overwhelming accepted premise that all will work out…


30 Years At Triumph: Tony Lee Talks About His Time at Triumph-Standard

(What started out as a Question and Answer interview, developed into several hours of intimate glimpses into theTriumph legend, from a man who spent thirty years in the Triumph engineering department. Here are just a few of the stories that Tony shared with us on his visit to Moss Motors in October 1991. —Ed.) His…


A Heritage MGB Body Shell Adventure

It all began the day when I received a Moss Motoring which described the Heritage body shells and indicated that they would be available some time in the future. As I had had two MGBs in college, I was interested in the possibilities. I also showed the ad to my wife, and her reaction was…

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Emission Control – Crankcase Breathing and Evaporative Loss

Engine exhaust is the sole source of a vehicle’s carbon monoxide (CO) and nitrous oxides (NOx) emissions, and accounts for about 62% of a vehicle’s hydrocarbon (HC) emissions. Ina perfect situation, the only emissions from a gasoline engine would be carbon dioxide and water. However, the combustion process within an engine is never complete. This…


How to Add Back Seats to Your MGB Roadster

Having Kids Doesn’t Mean You Have to Drive a Station wagon… We have all seen ads like the following: “MGB for sale – Family has outgrown car”! This does not have to happen to you. Upon the arrival of our second child. I started toying with the idea of a backseat for my MGB roadster, after all,…

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Our New Computer Makes Everyone’s Life Easier

Like it or not, computers are a fact of life. Nowadays, it seems like they’re everywhere, and depending on which one you run into, they’re either a great help or a headache. Our experience here at Moss is probably similar to many of yours. We jumped into the computer age with both feet in 1970…


Tech Tips: Spring 1992

Overdrive Troubleshooting Overdrive doesn’t work? Here’s how to start looking for the fault! Is the oil level and type correct? If no,change or top up with correct oil. If yes, remove the gearbox cover and loosen the actuating lever, start the engine and drive away. At any road speed over 20 mph, in any forward…


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