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    Re: Bloody "bleeding" issue ugg!

    Steve is exactly correct about the proper order;however, I do believe that in our case it is the distance from the pipe union mounted on the Front RH side of the car rather than the distance from the...
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    Re: Healey SR/2 after LeMans 1968. RUE 716G

    David,
    Under what number was it raced?
    Lin
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    Re: BT-7 tri-carb Two more questions

    The damper for the HD6 carb is slightly shorter in length than the damper for the HD8. Perhaps someone can chime in on the impact of using a shorter (or longer) damper has on the functioning of the...
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    Re: BT-7 tri-carb Two more questions

    This discussion about vented versus non-vented damper caps got me curious. I wrote Joe Curto and heard from him right away. I also found a website authored by a fellow who has SUs on his Volvo. The...
  5. Thread: Steering warning

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    Re: Steering warning

    Dougie,
    ‘would you put the high ratio in your BJ8 or stick with the standard?
    Lin
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    Re: Bradenton/Sarasota Garage Information

    Hi folks,
    ‘yes, I will contact the local clubs as well. Keoke: you are absolutely correct! My childhood was in Florida. Born in Daytona. We have been wintering in Florida for about five years. On...
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    Bradenton/Sarasota Garage Information

    Hi guys,
    We are relocating to Bradenton, FL from Virginia. I want to have the new garage floor etched and epoxy painted and I am wondering if anyone who lives in the area has any advice on a high...
  8. Thread: Bleeding Brakes!

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    Re: Bleeding Brakes!

    Good question Rob. Unfortunately, I do not know as I have not tried that yet. However, the next time I have the car on the lift, I will check it out and report back.
    Lin
  9. Thread: Bleeding Brakes!

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    Re: Bleeding Brakes!

    Hi Steve,
    As you know I use your syringe method for bleeding brakes and clutch and like it. The only down side I experienced was that on initial bleeding when you don't have fluid in the pipes, you...
  10. Re: What is available to repair the hardtops for the early 4 seater 100-six and 3000

    TFR1
    Nice work! Well done. Another hardtop saved.
    Lin
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    Re: Tie Rod boots - urethane

    As did I!
    Thanks, Steve.
    Happy New Year.
    Lin
  12. Re: What is available to repair the hardtops for the early 4 seater 100-six and 3000

    You bet :-)
    Lin
  13. Re: What is available to repair the hardtops for the early 4 seater 100-six and 3000

    This write up of my hardtop restoration that I did a few years back may be helpful?
    http://valvechatter.us/?p=3272

    Lin
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    Re: Merry Xmas to all U Buggers

    Merry Christmas, Keoke!
    Lin
  15. Thread: BT7 seat rails

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    Re: BT7 seat rails

    Scroll down on this link and you will see the way I tilted the driver’s seat in my car. Combined with the slightly smaller steering wheel tilting the seat frame rearward was helpful....
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    Re: never throw old parts away....

    I had that same problem ten years ago when I restored my car! Guess “they” continue to sell those poorly fitting parts after all this time.
    Lin
  17. Thread: BT7 stator tube

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    Re: BT7 stator tube

    You should get a better fit than that. Read through this write-up I did a few years back to see if there might not be some tips that would help.

    http://valvechatter.us/?p=3391

    Lin
  18. Thread: BT7 stator tube

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    Re: BT7 stator tube

    Have you made your wires slightly different lengths? You can remove the bullet connectors and reinstall (crimp or solder) them after the wires are through the tube.
    Lin
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    Re: Post in float bowl came loose

    Thanks to Keoke, Mike and Steve for responses. I am not going the JB Weld route this time. I will find a good used one or buy a new one.

    regards,
    Lin
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    Re: Post in float bowl came loose

    Hah, great to hear from you Mike! That is EXACTLY what Judith just said.
    Lin
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    Post in float bowl came loose

    The post used to secure the cap to the float bowl pulled loose from the bottom of the front float chamber. It did not damage the bowl (no holes). My question is this, can I use JB Weld to “glue” the...
  22. Thread: BT7 wiring

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    Re: BT7 wiring

    Did your car have fog/driving lights? It is hard to tell in the photo, but if that wire is fabric and is red/yellow, I believe the wire would have been used for the lights if wire color convention...
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    Re: Michelin XAS tires for my '67 Austin Healey 3000

    I purchased mine from Coker and had them drop shipped to Hendrix. Alan then checked and trued my wires and installed and balanced the tires. Happy customer.
    Lin
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    Re: Michelin XAS tires for my '67 Austin Healey 3000

    I use the XASs on my BT7 and love them. Installed by Hendrix. Did it based on Michael Oritt’s recommendation.
    Lin
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    Re: Remote clutch bleeder setup

    Hello Rob,
    i installed the same DW remote bleeder and had the same issues.
    Lin
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