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MG ENGINE TECH - GENERAL
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AL-101 - ALIGNMENT, Engine to Gearbox, and what NOT TO DO.
AL-101A - os - ENGINE INSTALLATION, Feb 2001 CMGC
BE-100 - B.M.C. - M.G. and Morris ENGINE CODES
BE-100A - B.M.C. - Gold Seal Engines
BE-101 - BROKEN ENGINE Considerations
BE-102 - CASTING NUMBERS
BE-103 - ENGINE GROUNDING STRAP
BE-104 - WORN OUT ENGINE Considerations
BE-104A - SMOKING ENGINE Implications
BE-105 - ENGINE REMOVAL The Easy Way
BE-105A - ENGINE REMOVAL The "Other" Way
BE-106 - ENGINE REMOVAL Lifting Methods
  MG-213 - Oil Dipper Rod Changed (csm)
  MG-337 - Cylinder Block Side Covers (csm)
BE-108 - ENGINE MOUNT REPLACEMENT
BE-110 - BLOW-DOWN Test for Compression Leaks
BE-111 - Measuring COMPRESSION RATIO
BE-115 - Removing A BROKEN STUD
MG Engine
BE-201A - Engine Overhaul-1, General and External
BE-201B - Engine Overhaul-2, Cylinder Head and Valves
BE-201C - Engine Overhaul-3, Lower Engine External and Crankshaft Bearings
BE-201D - Engine Overhaul-4, Pistons and Connecting Rods
BE-201E - Engine Overhaul-5, Cam & Drives, Oil Pump, Crank and Changes

CH-100 - CYLINDER HEADS for the MGA
  MG-198 - Heater Water Port enlarged (e)12723 (csm)
  MG-205 - Cylinder Head Gasket Changed (e)15688 (csm)
  MG-205 - Valve Cover Gasket Changed (e)18418 (csm)
  MG-206 - Cylinder Head Gasket Changed (e)20501 (csm)
CH-100A - CYLINDER HEAD for MGA 1600-MK-II
CH-100B - Cylinder Head SUBSTITUTES for MGA
CH-100C - The WESLAKE PROMONTORY
CH-101 - CYLINDER HEAD WOES and the BAD VALVE BLUES
CH-101A - Another Look at BAD VALVES
CH-101B - os - CYLINDER HEAD REPLACEMENT, Mar 2001 CMGC
CH-102 - The Cure for STICKY VALVES
CH-103 - Extolling the virtues of STELLITE EXHAUST VALVES
CH-104 - BROKEN ROCKER PEDESTALS
CH-105 - SHIMS for ROCKER PEDESTALS
CH-106 - VALVE ADJUSTMENT without a feeler gauge
CH-106A - os - VALVE ADJUSTMENT, John Twist Video
CH-107 - How to get your VALVE COVER GASKET to seat and seal
CH-108 - OVERSIZE VALVE GUIDES, Rare but Real
  MG-245 - Oversize Valve Guides in Replacement Engines 19Mar59 (csm)
  MG-259 - Oversize Valve Guides in Replacement Engines 29Jun59(csm)
CH-109 - VALVE GUIDE LINERS, Alternative to Bronze Guides
CH-110 - VALVE STEMS and Hardware, Type A and B
CH-110A - VALVE STEM SEALS, Original Type
CH-111 - VALVE GUIDES, Exact Dimensions
CH-112 - LEAKY THREADS in Cylinder Head
CH-113 - VALVE HEIGHT in Cylinder Head
CH-114 - VALVE COVER PLATES for MGA
CH-115 - ROCKER ARM BROKEN

CH-200 - REFINISHING ROCKER ARM Output End
CH-201 - REBUSHING ROCKER ARMS
CH-202 - ALTERNATE VALVE SEALS
CH-203 - Solid Copper HEAD GASKET

CM-101 - A description of the engine CAM AND TAPPETS and their operation
CM-102 - Identifying CAM WEAR, what may or may not be acceptable
CM-102C - SAVING AN OLD CAM
CM-103 - Fitting of NEW CAM BEARINGS in the engine block
CM-104 - A walk through R&R OF THE CAMSHAFT
CM-105 - CAM SPROCKET ALIGNMENT, Standard
CM-105A - CAM SPROCKET ALIGNMENT, Without Punch Marks
CM-106 - REGROUND CAMS
CM-107 - Timing Chain and SPROCKET WEAR
CM-107A - TIMING CHAIN, Quality Issues
CM-108 - CAMSHAFT BREAK-IN and Modern Engine Oil
CM-109 - TACHOMETER DRIVE Seal
  TS-202 - Tach Drive GEAR Removal (Tools)
CM-200 - Tach Drive MACHINING

CS-100 - FELT TIMING COVER SEAL Installation
CS-100A - RUBBER TIMING COVER SEAL
CS-101 - Function of OIL RESTRICTORS in the crankshaft rod journals
CS-102 - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY Failed (also generator pulley)
CS-103 - TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER Installation
CS-103A - TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER Failures and Alternate Part
  MG-328 - Timing Chain TENSIONER Parts (csm)
CS-104 - Crank Dog Nut LOCKTAB WASHER
CS-104A - Crank Dog Nut REMOVAL
CS-104B - Crank Dog Nut THREAD SIZE
CS-105 - SPIGOT BUSHING Replacement
CS-106 - CRANKSHAFT BEARING DIMENSIONS
CS-106A - REMOVING Main Bearing Caps
CS-106B - Crankshaft BEARING REPLACEMENT In Situ, MGA or MGB
CS-106C - Crankshaft BEARINGS, Vandervell MG Parts
  MG-309 - Main & Connecting Rod Bearings (csm)
  MG-327 - Main Bearings, change back to L/I (csm)
  MG-416 - Thrust Washers (backward) (csm)
CS-107 - LINE BORING, Crankshaft Bearings, Rear Seal
CS-107A - LINE BORING vs. LINE HONING
CS-108 - CORK SEALS for Main Bearing Caps
CS-109 - REAR Main Bearing OIL SEAL Dimensions
  MG-212 - REAR Main Bearing Oil Leaks (csm)
  MG-229 - REAR Main Bearing Cap, Drilling (csm)
CS-110 - COMPARISON of MGA 1500 and 1600 crankshafts
CS-111A - Finding TOP DEAD CENTER (TDC) Casually
CS-111B - Finding TOP DEAD CENTER (TDC) More Precisely
CS-111C - Finding TOP DEAD CENTER (TDC) Spot-On Accurate
CS-112 - FLYWHEEL BOLTS
CS-113 - TIMING COVER GASKET
  11G95_dwg - TIMING COVER GASKET Vector Drawing (1.3-MB pdf)

CS-151 - Fitting NEW PISTON RINGS to pistons you may already own
CS-152 - PISTON SHAPE, SIZE, And CLEARANCE
CS-160 - Gudgeon Pin BOLT
  MG-229 - Piston Assemblies, GUDGEON PINS (csm)

CS-200 - REAR PLATES for MGA B-Series Engines
CS-200A - REAR PLATES for MGB and Other B-Series Engines
CS-201 - TIMING COVER Seals and Oil Throwers
CS-201A - SPEEDI-SLEEVE for Timing Cover Seal
CS-202 - RUBBER REAR SEAL for the crankshaft, 3 main bearing engines
  CS-202A - Rubber Rear Seal, MODIFY REAR PLATE
  CS-202B - Rubber Rear Seal, MACHINE SLIP RING
  CS-202C - Rubber Rear Seal, MODIFY VITON SEAL
  CS-202D - Rubber Rear Seal, MODIFY BEARING CAP
  CS-202E - Rubber Rear Seal, ASSEMBLY
  CS-202F - Can I buy that crankshaft REAR SEAL?
  CS-202G - Video Installation
  CS-202H - Follow-Up Notes
CS-203 - RUBBER REAR SEAL for the crankshaft, 3 main bearing engines #2
CS-204 - Crankshaft rear seal cord
CS-205 - CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS, Wear and Regrinding
CS-206 - TIMING MARKS for Crankshaft Pulleys
CS-207 - Sorting Out MISMATCHED BEARING CAPS
CS-208 - HARMONIC DAMPER Crankshaft Pulley
CS-209 - HARMONIC BALANCER Upgrade
CS-210 - Connecting RODS And BEARINGS, part numbers
CS-211 - BEARING MATERIALS And TOLERANCES
CS-212 - DRIP TRAY for Rear Of Engine #1
CS-213 - DRIP TRAY for Rear Of Engine #2
CS-214 - DRIP TRAY for Rear Of Engine #3
CS-215 - DRIP TRAY for Rear Of Engine #4
CS-216 - DRIP TRAY for Rear Of Engine #5

CV-100 - CRANKCASE VENTILATION Basics
CV-101 - CRANKCASE VENTILATION, Early B-Series Engines
CV-101A - ADDING A VENT To A Non-Vented Valve Cover
CV-102 - POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION
CV-103 - How the PCV VALVE Works
CV-104 - OIL FILLER CAP Installation
CV-201 - DRIP-PROOF Draft Pipe

DE-101 - Starting a DORMANT ENGINE and BLOW DOWN TEST
DE-102 - Salvaging a SIEZED ENGINE (on a budget?)

DS-100 - DIPSTICK MARKINGS
DS-101 - Rubber SEAL for the DIPSTICK

RO-101 - DIESELING, that RUN ON after the ignition is turned off
RO-102 - ELECTRICAL RUN-ON, ignition still energized after switch off
RO-201 - ANTI-RUN-ON VALVE, MGB Style
RO-202 - ANTI-RUN-ON VALVE, Aftermarket Type

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