Member Page: Michael Riemann

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Michael Riemann

Member ID: Michael R.
Status: Silver Member Silver Member
Cranbrook, BC, Canada   CAN
Member Since: 2014-07-15
Home Site: The MG Experience
Last Login: 2017-12-17 09:09
Forum Posts: 0

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1974 MG MGB Red Michael Riemann

1974 MG MGB

1 Vehicles — Total mileage: 117,595 mi (189,251 km) — Average age: 1974

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Electric Coolant Fan Install 74' B

Posted on: Friday October 6, 2017


I removed the mechanical plastic fan and installed a Hayden 10" fan in the puller position along with adjustable temp. control. Generally, many owners reported insufficient space between rad and water pump pulley with CB models. Mounting the fan as far to the drivers side as possible and spacing the alloy rad (non-stock) 3/8" forward worked out well. This is where hot water enters the rad. Also, I had the water pump double pulley machined to retain only the single belt arrangement for extra cle...

HIF4 Rebuild

Posted on: Saturday December 10, 2016

IMG 1750

Recently my 74 B began running poorly, mixture enrichment (chocke) seemingly caused an excessive rich mixture, despite repeated adjustments which would not improve the situation. After removing the carbs and checking for visible defects I decided refurbishing was needed. Rhys Kent of Island Automotion did a terrific job rebuilding the HIF4 carbs. All was glass media blasted, new throttle shafts, bushings, removal of the annoying deceleration valves, replacement of all gaskets, seals etc. wi...

Fall / Winter 2015/16 Project

Posted on: Sunday April 24, 2016

IMG 1344 chassis prep

At the end of the previous driving season, Oct.2015, I decided to refurbish/detail the chassis underside. Safely putting the "B" on jack stands I surveyed for evidence of corrosion. Surprisingly found very little, even most of the original yellow, gray prime coating still soundly adhering. Reprimed as needed and recoated the entire underside with asphalt based Underbody. Also had the complete front and rear suspension components off for refinish and some new bushings as well. Front crossmember c...

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