[Mgs] Overdrive question

Richard Ewald richard.ewald at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 17:58:34 MDT 2012

I just want to know where I can get customers that will let me slide for
several years on a repair, and then will accept my whining about the
quality of the parts that are available.
My customers bitch if an engine rebuild takes a couple of days.

On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Max Heim <mvheim at sonic.net> wrote:

> I don't even know what they are talking about regarding "warranty issues"
> --
> if the original clutches are no longer available, and the factory is long
> out of business -- WTH? They can warranty their work, can't they?
> --
> Max Heim
> '66 MGB GHN3L76149
> If you're near Menlo Park, CA,
> it's the primer red one with chrome wires
> on 10/8/12 10:11 AM, Councill, David at dcouncill at msubillings.edu wrote:
> > Several years ago, the OD failed in my 72B. And in a big way - loss of
> reverse
> > as well as free wheeling in deceleration. So I removed it and put in a
> regular
> > transmission temporarily. The problem was that I had previously had the
> OD
> > transmission repaired locally a few years earlier (bad synchro 3rd gear,
> bad
> > OD solenoid) and likely had less than 5k miles on it when it died. So I
> > figured I needed to take it to a shop with experience in MG
> transmissions of
> > which there is likely none within 500 miles of where I live. Since my son
> > lives in Portland, Oregon (NW USA), I dropped it off at British Auto
> Works.

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