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  1. Muffler back on!

    Not a lot achieved yesterday - got a cold, which had dented my effectiveness..

    However, I picked up the muffler which has had the tail pipe cut off and a section of it rejoined to provide the bend for the side exit. I got a coat of silver heat paint, and looks good - I only meant it to be an interim solution while I find a more appropriate muffler (a little...lot... bigger so as for long distance driving comfort), but suspect it'll be fun for a bit, or until the Law gives me ...
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  2. a few photos

    So I managed to sew the edging to the top of the rear carpet section yesterday. Difficult due to the size of the carpet piece. It doesn't want to cooperate when running it through the sewing machine. The machine is doing reasonably well despite only being a domestic sewing machine. It struggles pulling the needle out of the carpet if the speed of feed is to slow. Then the belt slips - i think it probably could be fixed with a different diameter belt pulley - as both more torque and a slower more ...
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  3. Daimler SP250 frame reinforcement

    Quote Originally Posted by alfa33047 View Post
    I have an early 1960 Daimler SP250 (A). I need to strengthen the frame by adding box tubing under the body under the doors and attach them to the outside of the main frame rails. I am looking for drawings, dimenions or pictures. I have looked all over the internet and couldn't find anything. b_close@hotmail.com Mesa, Arizona
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  4. Seat belts, and seats...

    A couple of days have passed since my last update. Apart from the usual time spent staring at various components of the car wondering how I'm going to proceed, I've done the following.

    Seats; rather than my original plan of making new seats from scratch, I've worked on the existing ones. I extended the tabs the pivot bolts are held in. I lifted them about an inch - as per suggestions from forum members. Theyve tilted the seat backs about 2- 2.5 " further back. Its touch and go ...
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  5. I hate working under the dash....

    So todays achievements... the dash is back together. Does anyone like working under the dash? In any car? Surely the Healey has got to be one of the easiest, and yet it still requires triple jointed arms and wrists, much cursing and patience....

    Currently all the lights just aded still work - after refitting the dash and new panel. However I've discovered the heater fan now doesn't work... Using the multi-meter it is evident that there is power getting to the switch, and power leaving ...
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