1967 MGB 1800 block date stamp

Dating the MGB GT engine and cylinder head

Most of the castings used for 1800 blocks and cylinder heads had date stamps as well that indicated when the casting was produced. This...
MGB oil pump in 18V engine

Installing the MGB oil pump

Installing the MGB GT oil pump is pretty straight forward. My pump was in pieces after cleaning and inspection and I decided to just...
MGB GT ratty looking wiring

Re-wrapping an MGB wiring harness

I haven't been able to work on my MGB GT for a few months now due to bad weather and work but at least...
New MGB camshaft from the front

Installing a new camshaft in the MGB

This is probably one of the easier jobs to accomplish as there isn't really anything to go wrong. I finally bought a new camshaft...
MGB Armstrong lever shock low oil

Refreshing the MGB GT Armstrong hydraulic lever shocks

The MGB Armstrong hydraulic lever shocks are one part that I imagine doesn't tend to get the maintenance they really require. In reality all...
MGB chain tensioner installed

Timing gears, chain and tensioner are on the MGB engine

The original MGB 18V engine had a single row timing chain that altered the timing to offer more power at the low RPM end....
MGB main bearings checked with Plastigage

Building the 1967 MGB GT engine

This is a job that I had hoped to work on during the summer but in never happened. Finally I have the time and...
Harbor Freight Blasting Cabinet interior

I finally have my blasting cabinet running

It only took about 9 months but I finally have my cheapo Harbor Freight blasting cabinet working. The best part... it's working beautifully once...
Installing MGB GT pistons

Installing the MGB GT pistons

It's amazing how quickly an engine will go together once you have all the parts ready. Having a little knowledge helps as well so...
AC Delco alternator with mounting plate rotated 120 degrees

Replacing the Lucas generator with an AC Delco alternator

Since my MGB GT is now negative ground it's time to switch out the old Lucas generator and install a modern alternator. I expect...