Technical Resources

Click to enlarge“T-Clinics”

T-Clinics are technical bulletins that have been written or collected by TCMG members over the past several decades.  Often reprinted from old TCMG newsletters, they are designed to help you keep your TC healthy and on the road.

The list below is sorted by general subject, and each one is preceded by its clinic number.

NOTE: T-Clinics may be added, deleted or modified as necessary to keep up with current information and parts availability.

 Electrical

#2 – Ground Wires-Lights by Barney (Doc) Jackson
#7 – Turn Indicator by Barney (Doc) Jackson
#8 – Converting the replacement “D” tail light to look like the original
#11 – Supplemental Stop Light
#18 – Maintaining the Windshield Wiper Motor
#24 – Rebuilding a Distributor by Ron Rothstein
#25 – Rewiring the MGTC by Doug Wimer
#31 – Replacement Horns by Barney Jackson
#34 – Repair of Generator Pulley
#46 – Flasher Groundings by Barney (Doc) Jackson
#54 – Fuel Warning Light Tester (from TSO)
#56 – Generator Regulator Failure by Barney Jackson
#57 – Dynamo Pulley Salvage by Phil Marino
#59 – Electrical Basics (or TC Electronics 101) by David Edgar
#60 – TC Starter Electrical Circuits by David Edgar
#61 – Ignition Electrical Circuits by David Edgar
#62 – Lucas R.F. 95 Control Box Part One: Wire Connections by David Edgar
#63 – Lucas R.F. 95 Control Box Part Two: Dynamo Regulation by David Edgar

Mechanical – General

#3 – TC Wheel Truing (info extracted from Nov/Dec 1969 TSO)
#4 – Rebuilding TC Shocks by Jay Lockrow
#9 – Engine Tune-up
#10 – Starter & Choke Cable Replacement
#13 – Torque Specs. by Mike Goodman
#15 – Valve Adjustment
#16 – Compression Check
#17 – Pressing a Hub Bearing (reprinted from Aug 1971 ARR newsletter but no author given)
#22 – Rebuilding Rear Engine Mounts by Bill Traill
#26 – How to Remove a Bushing from a Blind Hole (Tech Info courtesy New England MG T Register)
#30 – TC Differential
#37 – Rear Wheel Bearing Failure by Earl Sargent
#39 – Crowning TC Tappets
#48 – Chassis Restoration (reprinted from the Australian T-Type, Dec 1970)
#50 – Gears by Chip Old of NEMGTR
#51 – TC Cooling System by Barney Jackson
#55 – Sump Gasket (from TSO)
#58 – Cooling System Modifications

Suspension, Steering and Brakes

#5 – Steering
#20 – Brakes — Yearly Maintenance
#33 – Wheels — Greasy Spokes
#38 – Steering Gear — Safety Check by Earl Sargent
#41 – Care and Feeding of Leaf Springs by Chip Old of NEMGTR
#44 – Spindles by Dave Gumz, Abingdon Rough Riders
#45 – Wheels — Rim Strips
#47 – Tapered Bearings on Front Wheels by Jack Berry

Fuel and Carburation

#6 – Modifying a Stock TC Air Cleaner
#14 – Foolproof Gas Gauge
#19 – Carbs — Fixing Air Leaks
#32 – Repair of Gas Tank by Barney Jackson
#40 – Carburetor Heat Shield by Bill Traill
#49 – Repairing Leaking Gas Tank by Dick Criswell (Oregon Club T-MG)

Body and Exterior

#21 –Wire Wheel Cleaning
#23 – Restoration and Preservation of MGTC Woodwork by Adri-Jan Verbiesen
#28 – Bonnet Cracks
#29 – Damn Those Doors (Repairing TC Doors) by M. Leland
#35 – Painting a TC
#42 – TC Door Repair by J. Garfield, Classic MGT’s of Hawaii
#43 – Folding a TC Hood
#52 – Paint Your Wagon – Part II by Barney Jackson
#53 – Duplicating original TC side curtain moldings by Bill Fulton

General Tech Info

#1 – Safety Checks
#12 – Interchangeable Parts List for TC
#27 – Storing a TC
#36 – Cleaning — Degreasing


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