Member Page: Philip Ross

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1946 Triumph 1800 Roadster Red Philip Ross

1946 Triumph 1800 Roadster
TRD463
"Lady Margaret"
1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster Gray Philip Ross

1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster
TRD1084

1975 MG MGB Green Philip Ross

1975 MG MGB
GHN5UF371183G
"Beatrice"


3 Vehicles — Total mileage: 139,100 mi (223,860 km) — Average age: 1956

Member Journal – Philip Ross's Journal

There are 8 total entries in this Journal.

New Top

Posted on: Friday August 31, 2007

New top

I have been wanting a new top for some time and i Hve done my research. It was a Prestige Mohair, and this is a nice top, fits great and look ever better.

Way Too Long Off The Road

Posted on: Sunday October 1, 2006

It was time for some work on the suspension, The rear had the driver side squat and the bushing were shot. I collected all the parts and started on the rear with new spring and busheing. WHILE I had it apart "Might As Well" scrape and undercoat. That is a VERY messy job, But very satisfying. With the rear done and a 1.5" inch lowering kit, she now sat level. It was now time for the front. The "Might As Well" ended up with the cross member off & repainted and new springs (1.5" lower), bushings an...

Road Trip

Posted on: Wednesday March 1, 2006

at St Augustine

I was still having some problems with hesitation and the timing was being erratic. I decided that it was beyond my skill and I took her to the local MG garage (Glenn’s MG Repair in St Petersburg, Fl). He was able to diagnose and fix the problems. The hesitation was a bad accelerator pump and a lot of sediment & varnish in the carburetor. The timing problems were from very weak springs in the mechanical advance and a worn out distributor. With a freshly rebuilt carburetor and distributor s...

Odds & Ends And New Interior

Posted on: Wednesday February 15, 2006

old interior

Now that she was in good running order, I wanted all the gauges to work and something was wrong with the fuel gauge. I pulled the sending unit and checked the float, “No bubbles” so I checked the wiring, it was good. It must be the sending unit, it checked out. That was when I noticed the float was heavy, it was full of gas. So after spending several hours checking things, I found my first idea about the problem was right, but was fooled into thinking it was something else. Anyway a ...


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