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    Re: PCV and oil leaks

    I installed one of these on two cars. In both cases, less leaks and no burning oil, no more smoke. I have one on my 1380 mini and a 2.2 liter TR3. I have not tried one on the Healey but it is set...
  2. Thread: Starter failure

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    TR2/3/3A Re: Starter failure

    The spring should be steel, I removed the starter and fished in the hole with a magnet. Got all the loose parts and put it back together. But I was lucky, no damage to the case.
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    Re: Who is going to step up and bid....

    I was also in Monterey this week. I saw the Bullet car and the Bond car. We sat and watched the auctioning Thursday morning. I would have to say that they don't spend a lot of time on the lessor...
  4. Thread: Hi All...

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    Re: Hi All...

    My mini (1968) has a 1275 and ported head. Dyno at 95hp at 5800rpm. I would suggest that cam and headwork go together but don't push it too far. I added two 1.5 inch SU. Too much carb at low rpm. ...
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    Re: 100/6 tuning and suspension ugrades advice

    I have these but I see others are making kits now also.
    http://www.putzkes-fahrspass.com/Eng/kits.html
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    Re: 100/6 tuning and suspension ugrades advice

    I think the best mod I did was installing tube shocks all around. Amazing difference.
    Jerry
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    TR4/4A Hub out of round?

    We just replaced the bearings in the rear outer axles. The guy that pressed the hubs off bent one, and the other was close. I had an extra hub for the bent one, so proceeded to put everything back...
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    Re: Special tools for LBC'S

    group,
    wound glue. use super glue. Lasts longer than new skin or any of the plastic skin products. As others have said, Every car I have worked on has my blood on it.

    Jerry
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    Re: A run in the hills , nice day

    Just got an email from a lady that was standing on the side of the boondocks road fixing a fence as we drove by. She was waving like crazy. She owns an Austin Healey and wants to know about the...
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    Re: A run in the hills , nice day

    Pictures are on other peoples phones. I usually don't take my camera out. I will ask for some copies.
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    A run in the hills , nice day

    Our local club (UBSCC) took a run through the hills around Placerville & Volcano CA yesterday. We left at 9:15am, and got home at 5pm. Lots of stops and an excellent lunch in Volcano. I don't know...
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    Re: Moving with British cars

    Sierra Classic in Meadow Vista.
    Dan Kelly in Carmichael, British Car Services.
    Glenn at Sports Car Clinic in Rancho Cordova.
    And there is one up by you that some of our club members have...
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    Re: Need email program for club notices

    Someone also suggested mailchimp. Anyone used that program?
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    Re: Need email program for club notices

    Thanks Tom.
    Checking it out now
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    Need email program for club notices

    group,
    Our club of about 120 people needs an email program to send out club notices. We have had one person doing it by batches so it does not get marked by spam. Does anyone use a program for...
  16. Re: 2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Goes Full Lockdown

    beware, a friends work van (mercedes) goes into Security mode if you disconnect the battery. It thinks it is being stolen.
  17. Thread: Oil catch tank

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    Re: Oil catch tank

    I have the mishimoto baffle can on two of my cars, not the Healey yet. In both cases it stopped oil blow through the exhaust. The oil rings are new (less than 6000 miles on both cars) but the cars...
  18. UBSCC Car Show in Dixon, CA Cancelled due to Rain

    I know there is a large contingent of people from Northern California on this forum who might be attending the car show on May 19th. We have cancelled the show due to rain. Forecast is poor for...
  19. Re: You don't need GPS if you have one of these.

    Yea, I agree, my wife always tells me where to go!
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    Re: New New Zealand member

    Sounds like you did well with only twice your budget, I usually spend 4 times the budget.
  21. Thread: New to BCF

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    Re: New to BCF

    I had an Alpine in my driveway yesterday. Nice one too. You will enjoy the advice this group can give you. Some of them are very punny also!
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    Re: Thinning the herd.

    The company I used to work for had a fleet of Ford Rangers. We drove them till 275000 miles. Good truck! For the most part they always had about 400 to 500 lbs in the back.
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    Re: Advice wanted on HF impact wrench purchase

    Steve, I have the HF Earthquake 1" impact and it is not stronger than my battery powered Dewalt. In fact, I have not had it out for years now. Always using the battery version.
    Jerry
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    Re: You have another new member !

    I am not an expert on the two carbs but I think one is adjustable and the HIF is limited adjustment. The HIF came out after smog requirements.
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    Re: Worst jobs on a Healey

    I vote with the painting. Not having a paint booth, stuff falls into your new paint and you have to sand and re-paint. I had the hood and one fender that were painted 4 times. Then, because I...
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