[Mgs] H4 or HS4 carbs on an MGA 1600 and Electronic Ignition or Points

Robert J. Guinness guinness at stclegal.com
Tue Jan 9 13:59:11 MST 2018

It ran great for @400 miles on a run from Raleigh, NC to just North of 
Caryville, TN in the New Years Eve subzero weather, then quit.  Would 
fade and then rev back up (until it didn't anymore). Probably a 
combination of fuel pump, bad fuel, coil, and voltage regulator issues. 
Man was it cold on that mountain waiting for AAA!

On 1/9/2018 2:40 PM, Charley & Peggy Robinson wrote:
> How well does the engine run?  If it runs well I wouldn't mess with it.
> CR
> On 1/9/2018 10:52 AM, Robert J. Guinness via Mgs wrote:
>> I bought an MGA 1600 with HS4 carbs conversion and a crane fireball 
>> electronic ignition.  I would like to go back to a stock set up.  
>> What are the *significant* pros and cons for doing so, for example 
>> power (rather than ease of maintenance)?  I know the H4s, but I am 
>> unfamiliar with working with HS4s (same with points vs electronic 
>> ignition).
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