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TECH TIPS

 

Please note:

  • The list of tech tips below is organized similar to the sections of the catalog. 
  • Each tech tip # generally correlates to the corresponding item numbers.  

 

Accessories:
AC101 - Midge Installation on radiator cap, TABCD
AC114 - Door safety latch photos and installation, T-Series
AC121 - Oil can bracket and placement template, TC
AC142 - Bonnet support photos & installation, TABCD


Air and Fuel:
AF196 - Fuel line routing and installation, TC
CL - Fuel line clip summary, TC

Body Panels:
BP110 - FRONT wing to tub screw positions, TC
BP116 - REAR wing to tub screw positions, TC
BP129 - Gas tank, points of originality, TC
SUN060 - Gas tank end panel packing set installation, TABC
CR172 - PRODUCT ALERT: Chrome bolt, gas tank end panel, T-Series
BP216 - Door adjustment & door support strap installation, T-Series

Body Timbers:
SUN040 - Tub tack strip installation, TABC
SUN062 - Tub rebuild packing illustrated, TC

Brakes:
SPG010 - Pedal spring set, TABC
BR160 - Brake line routing and specifications, TC
BR192 - Master cylinder, TABC rebuild (PDF)
BR192 - Master cylinder, TABC rebuild - VIDEO
CL - Clip, specifications

Carburetor:
CA - SU (AUC429) carburetor factory specifications, TBCD
CA - Slow run cable routing & setup, TABC - VIDEO

Chassis:
CH110 - Differential rebuild and set-up, TABC
CH201 - Rear axle oil leak prevention, TC
CH332 - Front axle, king pin cotter, installation, TABC
CH342 - Exhaust system installation, TC

Chrome:
CR172 - PRODUCT ALERT: Chrome bolt, gas tank end panel, T-Series
CR182 - Gas cap assembly, TABC
SPG058 - Gas cap trigger spring installation, TABCD
CR208 - Door sill plate screw pattern, T-Series
CR220 - Seat bracket to wheel arch, TC
CR300 - TRIPLEX Glass, history and decoding logos, T-Series
CR303 - Windshield glass replacement, T-Series


Dash:
DA - Under dash wiring and control cables
DA214 - Turn signal switch (SD-84) wire diagram, TC EXU and other T-Series
DA220 - Speedo cable routing & installation, TC
DA222 - Tach & Speedo cable refurbishment, T-Series
DA262 - Masking board installation, TC

Electric:
EL001 - MG TC Lucas Original Equipment Bulletin, TC
EL270b - Lucas ST-10, starter switch rebuild, TABC

EL322 - Polarizing the generator
FSEL470 - Wiper motor mounting parts and installation, T-series
EL600 - Halogen & LED light bulbs, TC

EL910 - Fuses: British vs America
EL918 - PRODUCT ALERT - Turn signal relay, 8 Post 

EL918 - Turn signal wiring diagram, 8 Post
EL938 - Battery hold down
EL961 - TC wiring harness: choosing the correct configurations
EL962 - Wire harness routing, TC
EL967 - Wiring diagram errors and corrections, early TC
EL990 - Wire harness support, TC EXU relays, & under dash control cables 

EL994 - Headlamp wire harness conduit installation, TABC
CL - Electrical clip summary, TC

Engine General:
EE302 - Engine startup tips after rebuilding (VIDEO)

Gaskets:

GA117/GA135 - Silicone Tappet and Valve Cover Gaskets
GA125 - XPAG Crankshaft modern lip seal conversion, T-Series
GA133 - Al Moss rear seal conversion, T-Series

Gearbox:
GE098 - 5-speed gearbox conversion TB/TC
GE100 - 5-speed gearbox conversion TD/TF
GE165 - Gearbox rear cover plate stiffener set, TC
GE185 - Speedo pinion housing, "Fix The Oil Leak", T-Series

ID Plates & Placards
ID000 - ID plates and placards originality

Rubber:
RU201 - Shock link bushing installation, TABC

Steering:
ST228 - VIDEO - MG TABC Tompkins Kit Install
ST229 Tompkins Steering Internal Repair Kit - PRODUCT SAFETY ALERT!

Trim Exterior:
TR120 - Fitting the hood and side curtain frames, T-Series
TR173 - Side curtain trim corner set details, TC
TR328 - Padding, rear wheel arch, interior
TR328 - VIDEO - Installing the rear wheel arch trim, T-Series

Tools:
TM310 - Shock link bushing installation tool
TP - Original TC tool kit specifications

Wheels:
WH118 - Balancing wire wheels and inspection of splines


HARDWARE TECH TIPS

Nuts & Bolts - How to determine thread size / thread summary chart
Nuts & Bolts - How to determine nut size and recommended drill sizes to tap

Clips:
CL - TC Clip summary of applications

Greasers:
GR - Summary of TC grease fittings and locations

Springs:
SPG010 - Pedal Spring Set, TABC
SPG058 -Gas cap trigger spring installation

Sundry:
SUN040 - Tub tack strip installation, TC
SUN060 - Gas tank end panel packing set installation, TABC
SUN062 - Tub rebuild packing installation illustrated, TC