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  1. Re: Suspension Modifications to improve Handling and Roadability?

    If you're still interested in this topic here's what I did to my 1960 BT7:
    1-Added a slightly larger diameter front sway bar with solid links and Heim Joints.
    2-Get a set of Bridgestone Potenza RE...
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    Re: Steering wheel spokes not centered

    Goldie,
    If you have a Moto-Lita you could try unscrewing all the little screws holding the wheel onto the hub before you take
    EVERYTHING else apart. It worked for me. Becareful you don't scratch...
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    Re: Interesting Oil Cooler

    Sure looks like a homemade contraption to me.
    Somebody took a transmission cooler off an old car and adapted it to the Healey.
    Not the most efficient location but if nothing else it allowed the...
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    Re: Armacord Trunk Liner

    I bought a roll of that stuff from HIRSCH Auto. in the United States http://www.hirschauto.com/specialcarpet.htm

    It's called Hardura British Trunk Lining and it's absolutely beautiful.
    It...
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    Re: How to find the perfect ignition setting?

    Thanks guys. You've given me food for thought, now I gotta go work on the car.

    Regards,
    Peter
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    How to find the perfect ignition setting?

    Hi Guys,

    Since rebuilding my engine (in 2000) I must use racing fuel in order to keep it from "pinging" under acceleration.

    I made the mistake of running some 91 non ethanol with Lucas octane...
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    Re: AH Spares Fast Flow Manifold....

    Hi Steve,
    I recently installed a RAWLES manifold and there is a noticeable difference in performance across the rev range but I think
    to get the full effect you need the proper camshaft and that...
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    Re: Moto Lita steering wheel

    Lee,
    I had Moto Lita make a custom designed wheel for me to go on an adjustable column and it has 2 Allen head bolts so it can be tightened onto the steering column. From your photo it looks like...
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    Re: DEAD PEDAL for a BT7

    Hi Glenn,
    My foot is not below the pedals but on the same plane as them. I've been thinking about incorporating the dimmer switch into the top part of the pedal but it isn't a priority.
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    Re: DEAD PEDAL for a BT7

    Do you have a dead pedal John?
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    BRAKE FLUID CONTAINER for BT7

    Anybody out there have a Brake Fluid Container that still has paint on it?

    Mine never did and although my engine compartment is far from pristine the aluminum BFC
    brightens it up a little bit.
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    Tenax fasteners

    I never liked the tarnished look of the original nickel plated fasteners and happened to stumble across these chrome ones on the internet. They're not identical to OEM but they are the exact same...
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    Re: bn6 armacord trunk liner kit

    Hi Max,

    Try these guys, http://www.hirschauto.com/specialcarpet.htm

    I used some of the black when I changed my trunk around and it looks beautiful.

    I got a roll of it about 42" wide x 5...
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    Re: BJ-7/8 Rear View Mirror Day/Night Mirror

    Here's what I did with my mirror.

    42248
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    Re: GAS, BRAKE and CLUTCH PEDALS for a BT7

    You're right, but I hardly ever drive the car at night anymore and the dead pedal is still worth the inconvenience.
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    Re: DEAD PEDAL for a BT7

    I screwed it next to the little vent flap on the cross member. You can just see the pigtail coming out of the firewall and curving up to the right past the vent.
    I have to use my hand to push it...
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    Re: Wallowing rear end?

    I installed new dampers, 3 extra leaves in each spring and a 5/8" sway bar on the rear with solid links and HEIM Joints.
    In the 43 years I've owned the car it has never handled better and is much...
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    DEAD PEDAL for a BT7

    I got tired of my foot flopping around in the footwell so I fabricated this support pedal.

    Use .080" aluminum sheet stock to make the pedal and 1 or 2 self tapping screws to attach it to the kick...
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    GAS, BRAKE and CLUTCH PEDALS for a BT7

    The original pedals were a little to small for my size 10's and a sore spot would develop on longer rides so I made the pedals slightly larger and more comfortable. Use an 18" length of flat stock...
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    FUEL LINE CONVERSION for BT7

    I never felt comfortable with the rubber fuel lines and hose clamps on this critical part of the car so I
    made a few changes and came up with this arrangement 20 years ago and I haven't had a leak...
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    Trunk modification for bt7

    Hi Guys,

    Are you sick of wasting energy dragging that lump of a spare tire around?

    In the 43 years I've driven this car I've never had a flat, but I do carry a can of Fix A Flat just in case.
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