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MG MGA - evertthing is hot
|just went to start my rebuilt motor and in the process of cranking it i noticed that the chock cable sheathing and the heater control cable sheathing were getting hot.upon further inspection the overflow pipe from the carb was touching the heat shield and sparking like mad. the ground strap is attached. also the car is equipped with an alternator|
|Pete, check the earthing strap is connected across the front left-hand engine mount,metal to metal, no paint and that the bolts are tight.|
|Spot on Lindsay|
Pete not sure what your earth strap is connected across but it certainly isn't connecting the engine to the chassis.
Easy fix anyway! :)
|Robert (Bob) Midget Turbo|
everything is painted,to much perfection i guess
Not sure how much of your car is painted but there are a number of black wires that get grounded to the body that also require metal to metal.
|would this contribute to a weak spark also|
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