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charles durning

Member ID: geezer
Status: Silver Member Silver Member
Magee, Mississippi, USA   USA
Member Since: 2010-10-07
Home Site: The MG Experience
Last Login: 2017-09-25 04:38
Forum Activity: 2016-07-14 15:16
Forum Posts: 5
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Just and old guy living the dream.

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Personal Vehicle Registry

1958 MG Magnette ZB Gray Over Maroon charles durning

1958 MG Magnette ZB
"Chick Magnette (sold)"
1967 Morris Minor 1000 Saloon 2 door Green charles durning

1967 Morris Minor 1000 Saloon (2-door)
1974 MG MGB GT Yellow charles durning

1974 MG MGB GT

3 Vehicles — Total mileage: 34,000 mi (54,718 km) — Average age: 1966
Previously Owned Vehicles:

Member Journal – Charles Durning's Journal

There are 13 total entries in this Journal.

A Better Fuse Block

Posted on: Monday April 3, 2017

fuse block

I finally got fed up with the crappy fuse box in my CBB GT. The problem is a loose connection between the glass fuse and the terminals in the fuse block. The loose terminal can be a source of numerous electrical issues. The fuses have always been a bit loose and nothing I did seemed to resolve the problem. Another red flag is the area where the glass fuse is in contact with the fuse block terminals was darkened. Also I could feel warmth on the contacts for the lights after a short while with...

Morris Front Disc Brakes Installed

Posted on: Sunday August 2, 2015

final assembly

Finally got around to installing my Sentra front disc brake conversion. Since I didn't care for the available kits I designed my own. The 9.75" discs fit inside of stock Minor wheels and have plenty of room in my VTO wheels. I have some other issues to address before I give it a test drive. Should be ready in a week or so. I did a test fit with the laser cut brackets. I found that the stock 14" Morris wheel touched the caliper. One solutio...

Slick Alternator Conversion

Posted on: Friday November 7, 2014

Denso 40 amp alt conversion

Here's my slick Denso alternator conversion. Puts out 40 amps and is considerably smaller than the 10 amp generator.

Throttle Shaft Bushing Solution

Posted on: Thursday November 24, 2016

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When I got the Chick Magnette the PO had cobbled up a rubber bushing for the firewall end of the carb linkage. It had copious amounts of slack. To solve the problem I found a grommet that would fit the hole in the firewall bracket. I then found a nylon bushing that would fit into the grommet and also fit the shaft. I got both parts from the "Help" shelf at the local auto parts store. Unfortunately I have misplaced the package so I cannot help with part numbers. That adds to the adventure.

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