is the fuel pump/oxygen sensor/etc located ?
- Iain 'Broon' Brown
this page to his web site with
photo's of where all the main sensors and components are located. Note,
this is a work in progress.
are the dimensions of the MGF ?
are the dimensions of the MG TF ?
- Note that the
Sports suspension is the SP1 option
dimensions in millimetres uno
| Over all
overhang (from centre of
overhang (from centre of wheel)
are the torque settings for the F and TF ?
- A full list of MGF
torque settings courtesy of Tony Thompson here.
- Dieter also has a
list for the F and TF here.
are the paint codes for the F/TF ?
- this page
on this web site lists of paint colours and codes.
- Have a look at this page
for a full list of paint colours and codes, courtesy of Andy Phillips.
- A list of paint
codes are here
on Dieter's site.
- Another list here
on MG-Rover.org posted by site owner Steve Childs.
wind stop is the best?
- Rob Bell did the
infamous 'blue wig' test for wind stops on his web site here.
A little out of date, but I'd say that Mike
Satur's newer Boxer screens and
the MGF Centre's
glass screen would give similar results to the MS plexi screen in the
hood locks up when I pull it back.
locked my keys in the boot, what do I do?
- there is only one
method that can be discussed openly, this is known as the Treffen
method, so called because someone locked their keys in the boot whilst
on a trip to Germany with some fellow MG'ers. The method was developed
by Andy 'Scarlet Fever' Phillips and others. Andy posted on
MG-Rover.org explaining this method, read it here.
You may want to get a spare key cut to keep in your wallet for the next
time. Alternatively, you may want to consider fitting a remote boot
else in an MG F/TF keeps flashing their lights and waving at me. What
should I do?
- wave back, its an
MG thing, you could even instigate the wave, be prepared for an odd
look or two.
have seen these 25BHP chips on Ebay, do they work?
- NO they do not
work, its a scam, and they could potentially damage your engine. They
make they engine think its getting colder air than it actually is
getting, not good.
- Have a look at this
page from Rob Bell's website
about other dodgy claims, like the 'Electric Supercharger', and the
'bolt on Oil Cooler'
is the F/TF's 0-60 time?
- full list of all
here on Rob Bells's site.
are the economy figures for the F/TF?
- another list from
here, also includes emission
is the tracking dimensions for my F/TF?
- Dr Bob to the
rescue once more.
This page also includes links to
camber, castor, toe and king pin inclination data.
- Dieter gives a
full view of the subject here.
thinking of taking my F/TF to Europe, what do I need to know?
- Rob Bell's European
Travel section should tell you
most of what you need. Don't forget to visit the links at the top of
the page for 'Driving on the right', 'Motorways', 'Essential kit', and
petrol cap lock will not work, what can I do?
- You can visit
Dieters site here
where he will show you how to strip the cap down for cleaning.
are the maximum and minimum coolant level marks?
- Its not that
obvious where these marks are on the expansion tank, so DotComoff shows
find it difficult to select reverse gear, what am I doing wrong?
- Nothing probably,
it can be a bit of a knack. Paul Lathwell's DotComoff site may have an
answer for you
items are covered in my A, B and C service?
- Service check
sheets which list all items covered in a service can be found here
on Tony Thompson's site.
do all the letters and numbers represent in the VIN number?
- The original MGF
FAQ web site has an explanation here.
- Dieter has a full
- Greg Hilton's MGF
FAQ web site has this
article explaining the VIN make
does an MOT consist of?
- Ever wondered what
your F/TF goes through when the annual MOT is carried out?, well this
web site will explain it all, it
s the MOT Testers Manual. There's plenty of other interesting links to
follow as well.
can hear something wrong with my car, what is it?
- Have a look at
this self diagnosis web site, Feel,
Hear, See, Smell, things you can
hear are wrong with your car. Five pages full of possible answers to
get rid of those annoying rattles and clunks.
do I adjust the TF headlights for driving on the right?
- Steve White posted
this thread with pictures of the
where the infamous adjusters are located.
are the suspension settings on the new NAC TF?
PDF file gives a comparison
between the Chinese market TF, the LE500 and the 85th Anniversary TF.
Courtesy of John Ponting.