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  • Madflyer's Avatar
    Today, 02:04 AM
    Madflyer replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    On our race car we had new tires shaved to almost slicks then ran the day and junked. I had a friend ask about tires on his two horse trailer twin...
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  • Bob_Spidell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:47 PM
    LEDs pull significantly less current than incandescent bulbs (that's why they're replacing incandescents and even CFLs in the house, and sodium- and...
    4 replies | 72 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:21 PM
    Went to a car show last weekend and the first car there was a 1952 Singer 4AD Roadster. It was immaculate. This is only the second Singer I have...
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  • British_Recovery's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:54 PM
    British_Recovery replied to a thread Starter in Austin Healey
    Since Dave is a new owner, it might be worth mentioning that the easiest strain on the starter/battery is to start the engine in neutral without...
    13 replies | 266 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:53 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    I remember that tool being phased out in England. At the time you could patch a tubeless tire with the US type plug. Then it had to be a Mushroom...
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Madflyer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:43 PM
    Madflyer replied to a thread New Guy in New Member Introductions
    Harry is there a wrong XK 150. One of our members races SCCA a XK 120 that I have worked on and driven. That is my wet dream car. Madflyer
    2 replies | 35 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    This was a program I enjoyed watching in England back in the 1960s and 70s. I remember them demonstrating the idea of noise canceling. It was a large...
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  • Madflyer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    Madflyer replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    The ins. company's did not inspect my tires the State police did. A fine would have been given if they did not meet DOT spec. When asked what if an...
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Drone Dog's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:20 PM
    Drone Dog replied to a thread LEDs in Reflectors in Austin Healey
    thanks for the info. i will run with it from here.
    4 replies | 72 view(s)
  • CaptRandy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:12 PM
    CaptRandy replied to a thread Ram a lamb a ding dong in The Pub
    Back in the day Anyone remember Doug Clark and the Hot Nuts?
    12 replies | 176 view(s)
  • JPSmit's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:18 PM
    OK, Jesus of Siberia but still.... https://globalnews.ca/news/7352845/jesus-siberia-russia-cult/ what strikes me as curious about this story is...
    0 replies | 19 view(s)
  • JPSmit's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:14 PM
    JPSmit replied to a thread Ram a lamb a ding dong in The Pub
    Just because it wouldn't be a BCF thread without a diversion. The other day, out of the blue I found myself thinking of the band Sha Na Na - went to...
    12 replies | 176 view(s)
  • JPSmit's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:02 PM
    JPSmit replied to a thread Insurance question in The Pub
    love it!
    1 replies | 56 view(s)
  • Boink's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:49 PM
    Boink replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    But then I suppose there's always this:
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:28 PM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    Would be interesting to know if insurance companies check the age of tires on a vehicle damaged due to tire failure, loss of traction, skidding, etc....
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Boink's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:16 PM
    Boink replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    I suppose I would drive regular tires to nearly that state, but I'm referring to tires that don't wear and merely AGE.
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • waltesefalcon's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:14 PM
    I tend to drive on then until I can see the belts or have a blow out.
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:09 PM
    Harry, Welcome to British Car Forum. I’m guessing you worked at the docks driving the LBC’s off the boat :encouragement: Seriously, that’s a lot of...
    2 replies | 35 view(s)
  • vette's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:42 PM
    vette replied to a thread Starter in Austin Healey
    As Roscoe said if your system( wires, connections, starter, commutator, brushes are cleaned and in good shape your original starter will do the job. ...
    13 replies | 266 view(s)
  • vette's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:25 PM
    vette replied to a thread Cylinder tolerances in Austin Healey
    Hello Walter, I usually let the machine shop take care of machining tolerances when I assemble an engine but I thought I would try to look up some...
    1 replies | 75 view(s)
  • CaptRandy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:55 PM
    CaptRandy replied to a thread LEDs in Reflectors in Austin Healey
    I added led's 1156 bulbs to both reflectors for additional brake/turn signal lights. Just tied them to the existing wiring. I did change all...
    4 replies | 72 view(s)
  • harryt42's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:43 PM
    First posting...Have owned two 100-4 Healy's and an MGB-GT. My job while going to college enabled me to drive a lot of different British...
    2 replies | 35 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:42 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    When I bought my TR6 22 years ago, it had redlines on it. They looked good and I kept them on there for many years - too many for sure, but I never...
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Healey Nut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:40 PM
    My 62 Tri-Carb Sideshift project is at the body shop getting shrouds and all the wings fitted and fettled. The new aluminum wings will need...
    0 replies | 37 view(s)
  • Boink's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:10 PM
    Boink replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    Frankly, that's my only concern (a side-wall going out at high speed). I might give mine a few more years and then swap them out.
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • John Turney's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:06 PM
    John Turney replied to a thread Recommended Tire Life in The Pub
    I had a tire on the MH blow out at 11 years while on the freeway. Fortunately, not much damage, but the others looked fine as I shelled out for six...
    11 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Tr3aguy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:12 PM
    Tr3aguy replied to a thread TR2/3/3A center panel indicator light color in Triumph
    Well alrighty then... not like I am going for a concourse restoration anyway so...
    9 replies | 145 view(s)
  • John Turney's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:53 PM
    The "little red LED's" may not be bright enough. I used some better ones as shown in Post #11 on this thread:...
    4 replies | 72 view(s)
  • maynard's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:41 PM
    maynard started a thread Insurance question in The Pub
    1 replies | 56 view(s)
  • ckeithjordan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:43 AM
    ckeithjordan replied to a thread TR2/3/3A center panel indicator light color in Triumph
    As has been discussed before, there are “official” changeovers (mostly based on Service Bulletins, etc.), then “unofficial” changeovers (mostly based...
    9 replies | 145 view(s)
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