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Dry Sump Plumbing Complete, New Steering X-member

So, the big question is, “Does it work?” Dunno. Filled the oil tank an primed the system. My mechanical gauge read 60 pounds of pressure so it clearly charged up. The P/S steering system is filled (but not purged), there are fluids in the transmission, rear end, and radiator. Just the last of the electrical to hook up and check out before, I hope, the first start.

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MGB V8 Exhaust System Is Finally Done

A set of headers, a bit of pipe, a pair of SpinTech mufflers, and a few odds ends later, the exhaust system is comes together…

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Headers Are In, Top End Back Together

It wasn’t enough that I tried at least four other types and configurations before I succumbed to purchasing Pete Mantell’s through-the-fender headers but I ended up getting to rearrange things—like putting 10 lbs of stuff in a 5 lb pail.

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