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  1. Re: Loose Metal Knocking/Banging Sound during Rough Idle

    broken motor mount?
  2. Re: What useless information is taking up space in your brain?

    I can also remember names from junior high school . One night, I counted about 90, only a few of whom I knew. Today? I can't remember the 10-12 guys in my Florida poker game when I'm up here.
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    Re: Fate of replicas

    How many MG TD, Healey and Bugatti type 35 replicas are out there? I once visited a small factory in Toronto that was turning out these Bugattis.
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    Re: 71 TVR Vixen V8 Conversion

    Pretty awesome looking engine. It looks like you're doing the conversion right. Many of them are unsuccessful if not dangerous. Everything has to be beefed up and the differential ratio has to be...
  5. Thread: Mowing the lawn

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    Re: Mowing the lawn

    Mine is full of moss, clover, wild strawberries, crabgrass - even some real grass. Cut it short and nobody knows the difference - and it stays green in August without watering.
  6. Re: Putting this in humour even though it seems to be true.

    Woman some years ago in Vegas? traded a child for a motorcycle. I think her name was Dorie Demadona. If I'm right, how's that for trivia? Looking at those people, they look like they'd be capable of...
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    Re: Farmer and the mule

    Farmer has a talking mule. Showbiz agent comes up and asks to hear the mule talk. Farmer agrees. Picks up a 2 X 4 and smashes the mule on the side of the head. Agent says "What didya do that for?"...
  8. Thread: Singing debut

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    Singing debut

    I made my singing debut last week at my ukulele meetup. Was harmonizing with the guy on my left to "Let It Be Me", the Everly Bros. song. Group leader heard it and asked us to come up and sing to the...
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    Re: Does anyone recall...

    I used to listen to Radio Moscow also. The Moscow Mailbag. A woman would read letters from people in the States about the Soviet Union. I can still hear the musical tune they used to open the show.
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    Re: Thought they were gone forever

    I needed that special tool I had to pry up nails or fasteners. Looks like a screwdriver with a bent blade, forked at the tip, about 8 inches long. Looked high and low - no joy. Tried to use a...
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    Re: It scratches my eyes

    I'm Trustee under a Will. The trust corpus is a 2-store commercial building housing a liquor store and a pet food store. Our insurance company has ordered us to repair several things including the...
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    Re: one less fortress

    If 2 engines on one side went out, that's a bad situation and there might not have been enough time to clean it up so that the big plane was controllable so close to the ground due to assymetrical...
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    Re: Waynesboro British Car Show Today

    My brother had a turquoise MGA like the one in the show. Maybe it WAS his. He's in Charlottesville. I always liked the looks of the Riley and was sorry they went out of business.
  14. Re: What useless information is taking up space in your brain?

    Remember Aaron Weissman's phone number from 1940s - 71562. Long dead lawyer.Our own number - 30532. Later DAvis and FIreside exchanges. Names of obscure college football players from the 1950s come...
  15. Re: Anyone Going to the British Car Show in Waynesboro,VA This Weekend?

    I'll tell my brother in Charlottesville. He's another car nut.
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    Re: Does anyone recall...

    My dad had a "ham shack" amateur radio station in the finished attic that we had in the 1940s. His call sign was Wn1VGU - "one very good uncle". The N was for novice. He never got his full ticket...
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    Re: one less fortress

    How many of these things are still flying? I've seen one in Florida along with a B-24 and a B-25.
  18. Thread: Oops

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    Re: Oops

    Just wondering - do you pay to charge a Tesla at those roadside stands?
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    Re: Biblical Humor, Louisiana Style

    Years ago, we were on the way to a swamp tour from Biloxi. As we drove past a huge pile of discarded junk, the guide said "That's a Cajun Garage Sale".
  20. Thread: Mowing the lawn

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    Re: Mowing the lawn

    Pretty good but I don't dare tell it to my wife...
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    Re: Does anyone recall...

    Come to think of it, I had a wood burning set too.Can still smell the burning wood. What were you supposed to do with it? I also built model planes, put a small motor in a Thimble Drome race car,...
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    Re: My New Favorite Name

    Don't forget Lake Chargoggagogmanchaugaggogchabunagungamaug in eastern CT near Nutmeg MG, aka Webster Lake. Name supposedly means "I fish on my side, you fish on your side, we both fish in the...
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    Re: Did I Do The Right Thing?

    I've been a member of several clubs and have always felt welcome. I got to know Joe Curto back in my TD days and my current club- with a bunch of really fancy cars - meets once a month for dinner at...
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    Re: Does anyone recall...

    With friends, we also made a stinkbomb. Sulfur and who remembers what else?
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    Re: Does anyone recall...

    I had a Chemcraft set not a Gilbert. Made in Hagerstown, MD I believe. The only thing I ever made was black powder for dynamite- sulfur, sodium nitrate and powdered charcoal as I recall. Packed it...
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