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  1. 161racer
    13-03-2016 22:31 - permalink
    161racer
    thanks

    next question!! I am changing the HG on a rover 45, I would like to do a good job of cleaning the header tank - it wasnt full of mayo just grimy in and out in general, I have it off the car, what household things can i clean it with?
  2. 161racer
    05-03-2016 19:16 - permalink
    161racer
    hiya there, whats best or recommended sealant to use on head to cam ladder on k series?
  3. Evilmonkey1965
    18-09-2015 10:01 - permalink
    Evilmonkey1965
    Hi John, long time no speak. Sadly, I've sold my MGTF now but I was wondering if these would be of any interest to you as they're still cluttering up my shed and the Mrs is giving me grief.
    https://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-...rns/1133591228

    Great set of winter tyres to keep you/your lad on the road once the weather turns crappy over the winter! I'll even knock a few quid off and drop them off for you if interested.

    Cheers
    Dave
  4. Rage caliper
    24-08-2015 21:07 - permalink
    Rage caliper
    Hi John,

    Need a bit of help with a PG1 gearbox and someone as pointed me to you as the man to talk to. Please see this Thread for the full issue: http://forums.mg-rover.org/showthrea...ghlight=MGJOHN

    thanks

    Terry
  5. iMann iFail
    20-07-2014 17:21 - permalink
    iMann iFail
    Hi John,

    Apologises for the late response to your message, been locked out of my emails.

    I've just emailed you directly

    Kind regards

    Jay
  6. iMann iFail
    27-04-2014 20:12 - permalink
    iMann iFail
    Hi John,

    Thank you for your quick response, much appreciated.

    Sounds like you're the go to man

    I'm based in Chelmsford, Essex but travelling isn't an issue for me. I'll be looking to produce more than 200ps from the 1.8T engine. So I think the 14 ball bearings would be the route I'd like to take.
    I shall give you a ring during this week coming as I've only just seen your message now.
  7. iMann iFail
    25-04-2014 12:03 - permalink
    iMann iFail
    Hi John,

    I read many moons ago that you fitted uprated stainless steel bearings to your gearbox?! I currently own a Mk1 160 which I've turned into my 1.8 K-Series turbo build, I'm looking to uprate the PG1 gearbox but been told that the 220 turbo gearing and LSD can fit in the bell-housing of the 160 PG1. I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction of the right bearings to purchase, ideally I want the bearings you used.
    Also would you consider doing the gearbox build for me obviously name your price haha, I'm just out of my depth here but would be happy to help if you would consider taking the job on.

    Looking forward to your reply

    Jay Lawrence.

    PS by I'm all/most of the Facebook groups if that easier to talk on.
  8. richy59driver
    22-10-2013 11:58 - permalink
    richy59driver
    hi john
    if you can give me some pointers to my 620 engine prob it would be great as the missus wants me to sell coz its just parked on the garden

    i dont wanna sell,i want it back on the road

    if you send me an email adress ill send u some pics,,then u will see why im still deeply in love with the old bugger

    ive never liked the colour(zircon) as my old one i had in 2004 was green and was much prettier but like a fool i sold it and it only lasted 3 days in the hands of the next owner,,it got wrapped round a transit van as he couldnt handle the power unfortunately

    ill go and take some pics in a bit,,id love to share them with you,,#

    i hope you can get my enthusiasm for the car back on track

    i remember a conversation on the fone with u a few yrs ago when i had a power steering pump off u,,seems an age ago now,,not used the car a lot since,,such a shame
    regards
    richard
  9. MGJohn
    07-10-2013 20:08 - permalink
    MGJohn
    Hi Rollcage,

    Most certainly not anytime soon.

    I'm fine but some of those on PH are not in my experience. Had a couple of messages from PHers recently. They included copies of the PMs they had received which I still have. Two from folks who have been 'suspended' for daring to have an opinion contrary to the majority of the PH sheepish-flock. I responded saying that it is their loss not yours and left it at that stressing that the best way to deal with it if I were them, was to stay away for a longer period than the suspension.


    Few weeks later there was a nasty response to one of my various opinions on the GP threads. The poster actually stated that he expected to have his 'contribution' deleted. It was not and is still there.

    Soon after, I get a PM from Gaz. over there.

    If you want to see the content, and my response, please pm me on hotmail. Lose the space between my name and surname when sending:~

    john mcfeely@hotmail.com
  10. jakethegsd
    06-10-2013 21:34 - permalink
    jakethegsd
    Hi John

    Hoping all is well with you. Your absence from PH has been noted, so I'm over here asking if you're going to be back over there anytime soon?

    Cheers

    Rollcage from PH

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26-04-2017
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21:41 - MGJohn quoted Kinversand in post So, what have you done to your Rover 600 Today?
...he old thing is now Kinversand all over. Kinvers...
21-04-2017
22:08 - MGJohn quoted Mike T in post Tools, Techniques and DIY Gizmos.
I used to screw a couple of...
20:56 - Mike T quoted MGJohn in post Tools, Techniques and DIY Gizmos.
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20-04-2017
16:10 - MGJohn quoted shirley in post So, what have you done to your Rover 600 Today?
...oking. Contact "shirley" on ebay. They are g...
18-04-2017
11:23 - MGJohn quoted Katrew in post What have you done to your MGF MGTF today? (Second Part)
Great colour car looks supe...
14-04-2017
23:14 - MGJohn quoted gnu in post |Appreciating Assets. Hang on to your MG Turbos.
I'm looking to move shor...
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I'm looking to move short...
18:34 - MGJohn quoted dockertrigger in post So, what have you done to your Rover 600 Today?
Yesterday i put the new 620ti in f...
12:23 - MGJohn quoted esotericman1967 in post What have you done to your MGF MGTF today? (Second Part)
Today I took off the cat which had s...
09:27 - MGJohn quoted gnu in post |Appreciating Assets. Hang on to your MG Turbos.
:coffee: John, what are...
10-04-2017
20:10 - MGJohn quoted dockertrigger in post So, what have you done to your Rover 600 Today?
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10:46 - MGJohn quoted dockertrigger in post Hi and Welcome to 620ti Ownwrship.
I hope you don't mind me "introduc...
05-04-2017
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Took a chance that the clea...
02-04-2017
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30-03-2017
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27-03-2017
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25-03-2017
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If you run your B-Series wi...
24-03-2017
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