Member Page: Jack Collins
Member ID: MustangsixStatus: Gold Member
Orlando, FL, USA
Member Since: 2011-04-28
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2018-02-16 17:20
Forum Activity: 2018-02-13 09:27
Forum Posts: 30
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Member Journal – Jack Collins' MGB GT Journal
There are 12 total entries in this Journal.
Posted on: Monday April 7, 2014
Since I was replacing all the lights, I decided to upgrade some of the wiring. I added relays for the headlights, added additional running lights to the taillights by converting the turn bulb to a double pin socket with 3496 dual filament bulbs, added a third brake light to the license plate, and installed a small halogen fog light for a reverse light. I've also been fixing some of the flaky terminals inside the center console, replacing faulty flashers, and generally cleaning up wiring ...
Posted on: Tuesday June 3, 2014
90% done, only 50% left! Why is it that the last few bits always take the longest to do? Since getting it running I've put nearly 700 miles on the car in daily driving, including some of the typical torrential summer rain we have here. The car runs pretty nicely and is a lot of fun to drive. The cruise control is great. Power door locks would be a nice-to-have feature, but I think that A/C will be a must-do in the near future. 90+F (33+C) @ 95% humidity is tough, especially if it's rai...
Posted on: Thursday April 17, 2014
I ordered my panels and upholstery from MirrorTrim and it is really nice stuff. I liked the fact that I could easily pick the color combo and style I wanted. Notice that the door trim is an earlier style and the seats fit over the 73 seat foams but are in red/black piping. The front seats are leather, but the the rear is vinyl. I also used the early style door pull. The panel had holes marked in the board. I just needed to add one threaded insert to the door. The hole for the inse...
Posted on: Thursday February 27, 2014
There's some more buffing to do, but the paint looks good! Hard to believe its the same car. I like the look without the side markers.
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