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  1. Re: Questions about stator tube and trafficator fixation

    The harness is a fairly tight fit in the tube, but I'm guessing over the years yours has adhered to the side of the stator tube. You might try some of the 'cures' for removing a stuck bolt:...
  2. Re: Questions about stator tube and trafficator fixation

    My BN2's stator tube has one of these (IIRC I've seen it referred to as an 'anti-rattle clip' or similar). The last time I was in there--gawd I hate working on these things--I moved it to the top of...
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    Re: Repacking the muffler

    Steve, how you gonna seal the seams? In my experience, all it takes is a pinhole leak to cause that annoying 'popping on deceleration' (yeah, a little is cool but too much is embarrassing). If you...
  4. Thread: Louvers

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    Re: Louvers

    Just curious, Rick: Are you going to install a leather safety strap, like the one used on 100Ms? If not, is there any need/purpose for the 'blank' spaces in the rows?
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    Re: Psst, wanna buy some spare parts?

    Ah, OK ... You have to click through twice.
  6. Thread: jag brakes

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    Re: jag brakes

    Not just your opinion:

    http://www.stoptech.com/technical-support/technical-white-papers/-warped-brake-disc-and-other-myths
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    Re: Psst, wanna buy some spare parts?

    The auction has ended, which one of you punters grabbed the goodies?
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    Re: Best Interiors

    Musta been the machine that nicked a corner off a boot armacord piece for my BN2.
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    Re: Bleeding Brakes!

    "... Norman Nock's book recommends against using a pressure bleeder ..."

    Did Norman give a reason? My pressure bleeder works a treat; you just can't use anything over about 10PSI:

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    Re: Is this normal?

    Could be the diff (or possibly still a bearing).
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    Re: Best Interiors

    Agree completely. I paid a local upholstery shop $500 to do my leather seats and the man who did the work--an 83-year-old with 70 years' experience--said getting the skins to fit over the foam was a...
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    Re: Best Interiors

    We put a Moss interior in our BN2 (leather seats). Couple minor imperfections, but no major complaints; I think the biggest 'issue' was that the floor pieces weren't trimmed as nicely as the high...
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    Re: Aussie Imports

    They would on an Austin-Healey. Lots.
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    Aussie Imports

    Caught this in my dad's 'Old Cars Weekly.' Since folks Down Under like to steal our cars and convert them to work on the wrong side of the road I thought I'd pass it along (top article).

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    Re: BN1 Ignition question.

    I didn't see it happen, nor did I see the wound, so it's possible it didn't go down that way. I did see the mechanic's heavily bandaged hand, and either he or someone else told me what happened (it...
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    Re: Undercarriage Refresh

    Some (many? all?) OEW/black 100M chassis--most of the Ms were OEW/black--chassis' were painted black from the scuttle forward. I believe our M was painted like this, as the engine compartment was...
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    Re: BN1 Ignition question.

    I suspect, since this was his profession, that this mechanic had employed this technique many times before without being injured as well. Your protest notwithstanding, I'll bet you'll be a bit more...
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    Re: BN1 Ignition question.

    Be VERY careful with this 'technique.' I once knew an aircraft mechanic who was doing this, and either he had his thumb on the plug hole on the intake stroke or someone kept the starter running too...
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    Re: 100/6 vs 3000 driving experiences

    1) $30K, 2) $40K (probably on the high end for both)

    My dad gets several magazines--Hemmings, Old Cars, Hagertys, etc.--with price guides. I usually only check the 100s and the BJ8s and last I...
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    Re: Psst, wanna buy some spare parts?

    Or a rear end sale (but that doesn't sound quite right).

    My first thought was maybe Gary Hemphill is liquidating. Last time something like this came around David Nock snatched it up IIRC.
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    Re: wire wheel conversion to road wheels

    I think the Jag V12--2 sixers--that Martin 'Frameman' Jansen stuffed in a Healey was the most outrageous one I've 'seen:'

    https://www.engineswapdepot.com/?p=162
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    Re: Glove Box Lock - BJ8

    You can send your membership dues directly to me ;)

    But, yeah, the amount of help forthcoming from Healeyphiles is amazing, from around the world (I had a member of an Aussie club send me an...
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    Re: 100/6 vs 3000 driving experiences

    FWIW, I just bought a slug of gearbox and OD parts from DWR. Their prices are mostly quite reasonable for the quality, but shipping adds some of course, and Customs--well, don't get me started on...
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    Re: 100/6 vs 3000 driving experiences

    "Wanna know what makes spot welding easy? "Big Blue", a $25k welder in my auto body voke tech class:"

    No fair! Like bringing a SAW to a knife fight!
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    Re: 100/6 vs 3000 driving experiences

    YW. Those gaps look very good to me; the right side is perhaps better than the left. The last photo shows the correct bottom curve and the line of the rear dogleg. It's possible this car has never...
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