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SOURCE: 1977 Jeep CJ5; Fuel issue. Can't get it pumped to

You can attach a siphon to the fuel line from the pump back to the tank and use it to detect any leaks in the line. You can also check the carb the same way, running it on fuel from siphon. If both check out OK, you can use an electric pump or replace the mechanical pump. Either should work providing that the "sock" inside the tank is not obstructed.

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SOURCE: I need to know what to buy to rebuild the differential

Ring and pinion gears and a master bearing set. The bearing set should come with all bearings, crush sleeves, etc..

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SOURCE: mg midget 1275 [1974] runs very lumpy..wont run

check distributor advance mechanism(below points)the weights and springs could be stuck or broke

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SOURCE: do i need to take engine out on my mg midget to


simple answer is yes.

the rear part of the transmission tunnel curves underneath the back part of the gearbox so you cannot just lower it down as you can with most rwd cars.
the gearbox must be brought forward a fair way to clear this.
you easiest option is to remove the engine and gearbox together, split them out of the car, and bolt them back together to refit both into the car at the same time.

hope this helps.

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SOURCE: Need wire diagram for 1867 mg midget

You can get one on Ebay, or just use or Bing for "1967 MG Midget Wiring Diagram, and they show images of it you can copy! They are usually about $12.00 and up on Ebay!

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