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  1. Thread: I hate this

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    Re: I hate this

    I have a friend who daily drives a later model XK R. He took the wiper arms off both sides and relies on Rain X to repel rain water off the windscreen.
  2. Re: Steering Wheel Side to Side Movement Question

    Agree with starting with steering peg adjustment as described but consider also checking the date code on your tires. Diminished ride quality could be attributed to old(er) tires. I replaced...
  3. Thread: Mystery Lexus??

    by gonzo
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    Re: Mystery Lexus??

    Could it have been an "F" a Lexus designation / script for their higher performance "F-Sport" models? And what's with the new Peugeot sedan with dealer plates now cruising about?

    Peugeot is...
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    Re: Gather round children, it is story time

    Thanks for sharing. A little levity is so needed. Now back into the CoV Cave. GONZO
  5. Re: Tyre diameter less than 680mm but bigger than 640mm, any ideas?

    Steveg, do you have these mounted on 4.5in or 5 in wheels or does it matter? Just curious for future reference. Thanks, GONZO
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    Re: Covid-19 hits home

    Good to learn your niece is recovering. COVID-19 Antibody, serological testing of fingerstick whole blood, plasma or serum samples, is now available for those recovering or asymptomatic. This'll...
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    Re: BJ7 Top Installation

    Marv, that's correct. Aluminum header rail is vinyl covered (black). I'm not too sure if the material used here is the same thickness as convertible top, mine was not.

    Over the many years I've...
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    Re: Taycan Turbo S spotted in captivity

    Me thinks that new Porsche is wicked quick even if it's four door equipped! Thanks for sharing.
  9. Thread: Expensive pups!

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    Re: Expensive pups!

    Health Insurance for Pets? Perhaps it'll help reduce overall cost particularly for long-lived creatures.
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    Re: Today's Sanitation Alert

    The next time you're at the local supermarket, grab a cart from the parking lot and preferably one that's been sitting in the sun. The U.V emissions from the sun can reduce pathogen count in a very...
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    Re: Hello from Los Angeles

    Welcome Mat to the forum. In here you'll have lots of help, reassurance, support, but most of all fun! I appreciate your heartfelt story; it's all part of life's rich adventures. Irus blue is a...
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    Re: Seat frame alignment with seat back

    The seating position / ergonomics of a Healey 3000 was described as best suited for someone with "proportions of a T-Rex" long legs but short arms. Perfect I say... https://youtu.be/UORgZUE6PHM
  13. Re: How to inspect the frame in a pre-purchase inspection on a restored car?

    Just a thought. Aside from the visual check, couldn't the structural integrity of the frame be assessed by lifting the car at each corner with a floor jack while observing things like panel gaps,...
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    Re: Water flow in heater?

    Grommets could be replaced without removing the heater hoses.

    I bought a "generic" grommet packet at home depot that contained two grommets that fit nicely into the firewall for the heater hose...
  15. Thread: Winter Projects

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    Re: winter projects...

    Hey DD, nice write up with detailed pics of a splendid job. Probably not an issue, but does the new Cold Air Box result in more induction noise? With air intake modified, do the carbs need to be...
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    Re: New Battery Needed for BJ8

    Group 27 lead battery gave excellent fit and performance for many years until the alternator / negative ground conversion. A smaller and lighter group 24F lead battery is now used. A battery tender...
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    Re: 64 front end too high

    ...but excellent panel gaps!
  18. Thread: Weevils

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    Re: Weevils

    if you enjoyed Master and Commander, then you'll like this one as well https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlnKcAN-mXE
  19. Thread: Weevils

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    Re: Weevils

    Master and Commander - The Far Side of the World Yeah baby!
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    Re: Domestic Automakers stopping making cars.

    Jalopnik comments on trucks, or rather the "brodozers", sighted much too often on our roads. https://jalopnik.com/a-big-ass-truck-does-not-make-you-tough-1836882824
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    Re: On a lighter note - What did Santa bring?

    Mrs. Santa gifted custom-tailored coco mats, red and black, to AH BJ 7. They're replacing 27+ year old amco trim-to-fit rubber floor mats. The Black and red design really complements the interior. ...
  22. Thread: Warm My Butt

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    Re: Warm My Butt

    We installed "comfort" height toilets in our new home - they're taller - making ingress and egress easier and I thought those were decadent. Living in drought prone areas motivates water...
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    Re: Sump Gasket Question

    Hey Tex BJ8, Does engine tick increase or decrease with RPM, at idle or while driving under load? Has it developed over time or suddenly? Any misfires or engine-running issues? Overheating or...
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    Re: A little identification help please

    That's a 4 door sedan and the same color combination as our wagon (beige w/ two tone interior). Looks to be in good condition. Thanks for sharing. Gonzo
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    Re: A little identification help please

    Is the Peugeot 403, a 4 door sedan? Station Wagon or Convertible? As a kid our family cars were the Peugeot sedan and Station Wagon. Solidly built cars but underpowered. Ours logged 300K+ miles...
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