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  1. Re: So I guess I don't need to lay off the churros after all

    I think it looks pretty good, though I think better at about half the extra width. I have seen small blocks in unwidened Sprites, though I am sure some surgery of the innnards is required.
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    Re: Bugeye (style) gauges in a Box Sprite?

    Weren't the Mark II Sprite/Mark I midget dash and instruments pretty similar to Bugeye?
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    Re: Prices for SWA Sprites on the rise

    I saw a early seventies Midget go for something like $14,000 on BAT a year (fuzzy) or so ago. I thought this one https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1962-mg-midget-2/ should have brought a little more...
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    Re: Electric car owners?

    I spend some time on general car forums too, mostly Jalopnik. Like most things these days opinions are pretty polarized, but lots of good discussion.

    I had a discussion with a guy who seemed to...
  5. Thread: Tr3a radio

    by glemon
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Tr3a radio

    Not quite period correct, but somewhere I think during TR4 production, Triumph offered an AM pushbutton radio, marked "Triumph" on the clear plastic face. It would not look out of place in a TR3 in...
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    Re: Gearbox and Overdrive Oil Level

    The gear oil needs a little help getting into the overdrive. Mine (BN1) didn't work after a tranny rebuild. The very experienced British and German car mechanic who rebuilt the transmission suggest...
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    Re: 100-4 Timing Pointer

    http://herald-tips-tricks.wikidot.com/ignition:lucas-fault-diagnosis-manual the Lucas fault manual linked from this page gives a very good step by step to figure out ignition problems.

    Quick and...
  8. Re: Buckethead impersonates a classical guitarist

    I didn't know about this guy (my knowledge and interest in current popular music stops at roughly the turn of the century). He is very good, looked him up, very prolific with original work and...
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    Re: And...Godspeed Robert Conrad.

    Same here, still remember enjoying Friday night and the Wild Wild West, James West and Artemus Gordon were super cool.
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    Re: Front sway bar mounting?

    I had to get new plates welded in on my 100 years ago, didn't measure but I seem to recall the replacement pieces being slightly thicker than the surrounding frame. The first couple welders I...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: TR3 Timing Chain

    When I did my first engine on a TR4a engine I neglected the whole timing chain area. A hole appeared in the cover similar to the picture shown. Got a used cover from Fred Petroske (sp?, anybody...
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    Re: Something that makes me happy.

    Nice watch, I took a shallow dive into the vintage watch world a couple years back. The number of manufacturers and styles is simply amazing, as I understand it though, many were putting their own...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Starting from scratch what color

    Yes, modern paints really do look different than the old stuff, so if you really want it to look original a lot of work is involved. A single stage will get you closer to an original look, but...
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    RIP Kirk Douglas

    103, pretty good run
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna701246
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    Re: Tail-gating Inhibition Tool

    Problem, a lot of tailgaters would be too dense to notice or care, still I love it, great idea, now how can I transfer this idea to the back of my Triumph?
  16. Re: Confirmation That the Collector Car Market is NUTS!

    I remember wanting one when they first came out, I was all of 9 or so. Loved the shape, they were everywhere, new and shiny, then they were modified, rusty and cheap, now they are collector cars,...
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    Re: Spark Plugs for '67 3000....what kind?

    Lots of Bosch blue coils, not all created equal, lots of information on air cooled VW forums. https://ratwell.com/technical/BlueCoil.html
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    Re: An speaking of tragic deaths...

    Life, and certainly death, isn't fair
  19. Re: Confirmation That the Collector Car Market is NUTS!

    That is one sharp Z car. Interesting, one of many cars I have taken another look at and decided I might want, only to find prices have gone crazy. Remember many personal conversations and articles...
  20. TR2/3/3A Re: Is it possible to buy stronger springs for turn signal lever in control head?

    I had a Healey 100, basically the same mechanism (though the parts aren't interchangeable), I had it apart many many times, finally got it to reliably signal, never got it to reliably cancel. I am...
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    Re: Dropped Bolt or Anything Small

    I am always amazed at how a small part dropped three feet can travel all the way across the garage floor.
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Datsun 240Z aluminumn brake drums?

    If you want the aluminum make sure you check the specs of what you are getting, I looked into this and I think most of the aftermarket parts are cast iron, so you get the fins but not the weight...
  23. Thread: Chernobyl

    by glemon
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    Re: Chernobyl

    I just finished watching, that is the best bit of television I have seen in a long time. As I get older I enjoy reality based shows and movies more, even if they embellish a bit. The efforts and...
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    Re: Facebook - curious if anyone else

    I have had an account for years. I recently have been on it a little more, almost entirely because car friends keep showing me cars they have found for sale on Marketplace and I was sucked in.
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    Re: '67 Sprite Streamliner at Bonhams

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    Kudos, btw, to you, Dougie, Rich M, Jon E and the not-so-many others who spend the time and $$ to field Big Healeys. God knows there are many cars that are arguably more competitive and most...
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