Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Black 1984 MG Montego efi with digital dash

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Originally posted by Mr bump View Post
    Can you let me know prior to you advertising it mainstream please?
    joe
    Yes I can do that did from the looks of it that will be later than sooner

    Leave a comment:


  • Mr bump
    replied
    Can you let me know prior to you advertising it mainstream please?
    joe

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Originally posted by Mr bump View Post
    Real credit to you Jeff, which leads me into my question.
    will this be for sale any time soon?
    Yes, once the MOT is done and i've cleaned it up it will be on sale.

    Leave a comment:


  • Mr bump
    replied
    Real credit to you Jeff, which leads me into my question.
    will this be for sale any time soon?

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Also patched the mouse hole headlining, sorted the non working HRW, put the Rover headlight protectors on and started to clean out the interior of the car ready for its first MOT soon. Won't be needing this 2004 car tax either, that's the last time the car was on the road, also found this in the glove box. Everything is now working correctly so I should have time to MOT it next month with a bit of luck
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Little more done today, sorted the non working offside windscreen washer, had to dismantle the non return valve it as it was stuck. Simple mechanism, cleaned and put back together and now working fine. Only had a couple of hours as some parts turned up for my consul that i was waiting for so had to work on that afterwards
    Attached Files
    Last edited by Jeff Turbo; 25th June 2022, 14:32.

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Opened the boot and someones been keeping warm during the winter, right through my headlining buggar Removed the squatters house, sorted the boot lock, dash wasn't lighting up so sorted that, sorted the non working hazzards, fixed all speakers so they're now working. Not sure atm what to do about the hole in the headlining, I may just patch it as its at the back. The only things left to do are fill the brake fluid reservoir, drivers side windscreen washer is blocked, HRW, add more fuel, clean up and MOT
    Attached Files
    Last edited by Jeff Turbo; 26th May 2022, 11:53.

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Back on it today, attached throttle housing, put 3 gallons of petrol in it, connect battery aaaaaanndddd started up. Runs really nice and smooth now so I must have done something right, moved it out of the garage and drove it up and down the pathway to free up the rusty brakes etc. Can't believe it's been over a year since this I found this problem. I must get going on this car this year as I want to finish it. Does look good though and will look better after a major clean up. I may get the car detailed so it's spotless when it's getting near mot time
    Attached Files
    Last edited by Jeff Turbo; 27th May 2022, 15:49.

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Well.......got the throttle back on and my fabrication worked but the breather pipe fell to bits when I tried putting it on, then it split half way down so that to change. Last day on this for a couple of weeks as I don't have the time after tomorrow but at least I've re-started the project. The only things left to do other than that are: changing the boot lock as it's very hard to move again, the rear speakers replacement, HRW tab to stick on, remove the paint on the rear spoiler, bit of paint here and there, put fresh petrol in it and hope it runs ok after that, iron out any problems, big clean up inside and out, polish etc then maybe an MOT in January. After that it's time to go and yep it's the wrong time after xmas so maybe in the spring

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    All done and waiting for the sealant to go off. Not the best fabrication but it'll work and you don't see it anyway. Luckily there was a guide hole so I drilled a small hole right through to match the other one then used a 7.5mm flat drill to about 5mm. Also undersealed the car so that was a dirty job, will be carrying on tomorrow
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Project re-started today. Two rear tyres inflated and push out of its garage
    Throttle body now attached, borrowed the battery from my 260 and after a while it started up but as the engine got warm I got the tell take signs of stale petrol. So I drained all 4 gallons out and didn't look at all good and the smell isn't pleasant. Pushing the car back in the garage with brakes that haven't moved for a year was interesting, good job i'm quite fit
    As I hadn't looked at this for a long time I'd forgotten that the new throttle body only has 3 pipes coming off it, only found out when I connected it up, 2 water and 1 breather, there should be 2 so I will remove it again, drill into the body and make one.
    Attached Files
    Last edited by Jeff Turbo; 23rd November 2021, 15:45.

    Leave a comment:


  • Doctordiesel77
    replied
    Ha ha ha...very true!

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    Originally posted by Doctordiesel77 View Post
    Sounds like a busy schedule and a mix of good and bad there. Sorry I missed you at NEC, but on the other hand the more time you spend catching up, the less time you have to see the show (the retired Perkins engineer had a massive hole punched in his show schedule when he dropped by ha ha ha!). Looking forward to seeing the next chapter in this story anyway
    No worries John, Seen you and the car before lol and I bet the Perkins engineer thought, god what have I done pmsl

    Leave a comment:


  • Doctordiesel77
    replied
    Sounds like a busy schedule and a mix of good and bad there. Sorry I missed you at NEC, but on the other hand the more time you spend catching up, the less time you have to see the show (the retired Perkins engineer had a massive hole punched in his show schedule when he dropped by ha ha ha!). Looking forward to seeing the next chapter in this story anyway

    Leave a comment:


  • Jeff Turbo
    replied
    After it seems like months away, funerals, holidays, weddings/anniversaries, got covid, other things and after selling my project MGZT V8, re-building the complete rear subframe and suspension ect from my MGZT cdti, sorting all the shock absorber bushes on my Jag, re-building the complete rear subframe suspension etc and removal of the inlet manifold on my MGZTV8. Luckily or not the inlet replacement from America won't be here for a while.

    Visiting the club stand at the NEC etc, ta for the tickets Tanya, has given me a needed kick up the arse on this car. I should now have more time to devote to this project and get it finished and sell it on. At some point next week I will remove all the stale fuel from the tank and go on from there, though I have been saying that for awhile now. I've not been on properly for a while only helping others with various things outside of the site, guys in Malta, South Africa, Australia , New Zealand, Canada and of course the UK. This forum is such a wealth of information on these cars, so if I've missed something, buying/selling I'm sorry but life gets in the way.
    Last edited by Jeff Turbo; 20th November 2021, 15:21.

    Leave a comment:

Working...
X