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  1. Thread: Bondo problem

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    Re: Bondo problem

    It has been a while since I repaired a bumper but I believe the repair kits are epoxy based and typically are 1 to 1 mix. Another thing to worry about is that paint thinner will leave a residue that...
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    Re: Ten Rules for Dating My Daughter

    Sounds familiar.
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    New Model A project

    One of my shop partners has a '29 Model A Tudor that was a show car until it got caught in a garage fire. The car didn't actually burn but the extreme heat did it no good. I has finally decided to...
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    Re: The British Car Fayre Atlanta

    Gosh, even the queen made it too.
  5. Re: Help with 60 Bugeye - major drivetrain issue...

    Glad to hear you got it done. Do post the link to your video.
  6. Thread: Some songs

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    Re: Some songs

    Short answer: No.
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    Re: Thoughts/advice on Miatas?

    Looks good.
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    Re: alternator eater

    Good work Doug. 1974 was a bad year. Wife's '74 VW had a similar device that had failed when we got it. Fortunately I was able to completely bypass it by moving a single wire on the fuse box. Hope a...
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    Re: Fraud is just theft with a smile

    $400-500 is the "standard" minimum bill for any Mercedes work. Yes, I have personal experience in that.
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    Re: Need soft top for Morris Minor

    LOL
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    Re: Need soft top for Morris Minor

    Thanks Harold. I'll pass that on. Oh, that is a nice front page.
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    Re: Universal joints

    Latest ones I got from Moss recently had the nipple in the end of one of the bearing cups. Seems like a logical improvement.
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    Need soft top for Morris Minor

    My shop partner has a nice Minor convertible that needs a new top. Anyone have a suggestion on where to start looking?
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    Re: More Sprite progress finally

    I have the standard transmission. I ordered the clutch slave too and I really like your idea of a remote bleeder.
  15. Re: Once Again,Proof That Your Internet Postings Never Go Away

    Darn, I can't find it now but I had a cartoon of a momma bird and her baby. Momma was saying "Try to hold it until I can find a clean car."
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    Re: More Sprite progress finally

    Ok, got a set of Kumho 155 tires. Got the blanking plugs installed for the lower trunions. One side had a burr inside the control arm that had to be ground away to get it to fit. Set it on the...
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    Re: alternator eater

    Probably a wise decision.
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    Re: More Sprite progress finally

    I stand corrected. That would be fun and give you the best of both too. Yours looks nice Jim.
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    Re: More Sprite progress finally

    Thanks but can't do a front tilt Jim. This is a MkIV. I have a sway bar but the control arms are not drilled for it. Waiting until on the ground to get it all lined up right to drill.
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    Re: "But I don't want a BMW"....

    :iagree:So true.
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    Re: The times, they are

    Well, I can almost agree, or would have until my daughter gave me her old iphone. I have to admit that I probably use it for text messages almost more that voice calls. And it is really convenient...
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    Re: More Sprite progress finally

    More work since the last post. Front and rear suspension completely installed. Brakes installed except for the master cylinders which are next. Fuel system finished as far as can be until the engine...
  23. Re: What are symptoms of steering rack not shimmed right?

    I finally managed to get a photo good enough to see that the column appears to be pretty well centered. I think any more shim would move it too far right. I have plenty of scraps around to make a...
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    Re: "But I don't want a BMW"....

    In spite of the times, that kid needs a good old-fashioned spanking.
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    Re: I now know how to make rain!

    Thanks Paul. We got some of it too.
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