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MG TD TF 1500 - Another interesting piece on the early 50

This starter switch is new to me. Might be common but the only ones I have used or seen have stud posts and not bolts for the cables

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Threads into solid copper lugs and surprisingly it still works...which is more than I can say for some of the replacements right out of the box.

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The bolts are 9/16" so ????

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Also of interest to me was this HP fuel pump that was in the boxes of parts. Not original to the car bur what I thought was red paint on the cap was wrong as it is molded red plastic.

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There was also a new unused rebuild kit with it including a new black cap

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So I rebuilt the pump...originally I put the black cap on it but after talking with Dave I put the red one back on.

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It also had the rubber cover in the box.

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The fuel pump on my TF, which I believe to be original to the car also has the red cap and had the remains of the rubber cover.
J K Barter

I suspect that they were original to the early rear mounted pumps on TF's
L E D LaVerne

The really interesting fuel pump cap is the clear plastic one that lets you see the action. How cool is that!
John Quilter (TD8986)

I like it.
TRM Maine

This thread was discussed on 01/03/2018

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