Need to make sure there is fuel in your lines and see what condition the fuel is in? Put an inline fuel filter one your British car. Plus with gasoline now days that strips out all of the fine particles in your fuel system you need to run a good filter to keep all of the debris from getting into your carburetor or fuel pump. The filter is correct for MGB, Triumph TR250, Triumph TR6, Triumph Spitfire 1973 to 1980 and Triumph TR7 1975 to 1980 Non Fuel injection. It can be used on any fuel line that uses the 5/16 rubber fuel line. Technical Notes Burst Pressure 60lbs and Micro filter rating of 20.