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    Conclave 2020

    I'm going--arriving Monday.
    I know Randy Forbes will be there but who else?
  2. Re: BN2 clutch pedal and exhaust downpipe

    Yes, that's the piece. It is often missing.
  3. Re: BN2 clutch pedal and exhaust downpipe

    Look at the exhaust page in the Moss catalogue. it is a piece of metal that mounts between and to the block and the exhaust, designed to stabilize the latter.
  4. Re: BN2 clutch pedal and exhaust downpipe

    349--

    It's a close fit at best. Is the stabilizing bracket between engine ans pipe in place?
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    Re: Lube points on BN/BT7 front end

    Steve--

    Many thanks.
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    Lube points on BN/BT7 front end

    I would appreciate it if someone would please enumerate the lube points (zerk fittings) found on the front suspension and steering on a BN/BT7.
    Thanks in advance.
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    Re: Rebuilding roadster windshield

    Yuc yuc yuc to Randy's play on words: "being in the right frame of mind"
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    Re: Axle leak at backing plate

    Steve--

    You said:


    Let's refine/define our terminology:

    The O-ring (let's call it that as opposed to a "seal") and paper gasket are installed on the outboard face of the hub.
    The lip...
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    Re: Axle leak at backing plate

    Steve--

    As to yor first question, after removing the old lip seal place the hub on a flat surface with its inboard side face up. Take the new lip seal and with what you describe as the "channel"...
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    Re: Axle leak at backing plate

    Steve--

    You may be right about the cause and in any case he is probably gonna have to replace the lip seal.

    Frankly I have never had an axle leak on my 100 but have experienced lots on the...
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    Re: Axle leak at backing plate

    Steve--

    The paper gasket and O-ring in the outer face of the hub are merely designed to keep oil from leaking from between the half-shaft and the hub.


    If you have only removed the half-shaft...
  12. Re: Not Healey but the puns are worth it

    Thanks for the link.
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    Re: BJ8 Front End Squeak

    AUSMHLY:

    Maybe, maybe not....

    Applying the grammatical rule that "When adjectives come in a noun phrase they are normally immediately before the noun" the word "Expensive" would seem to...
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    Re: BJ8 Front End Squeak

    Not to be confused with:


    https://i.etsystatic.com/11665374/r/il/bfbdd7/1457946534/il_fullxfull.1457946534_o26y.jpg
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    Re: BJ8 Front End Squeak

    I use this on all of my squeaky ducks:
    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91QO1rA6srL._SY500_.jpg
  16. Re: BN1 Soft Top installation - need advice!

    Charles--

    Many years ago Doug Reid and I installed a new Robbins top on my BN1. I cannot now recall the specifics and what we wound up doing and unfortunately Doug is deceased, but I do remember...
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    Re: Electrical question

    Hi Lin--

    There are probably several factors to take into account--space, appearance, etc--but since one of the advantages of using a relay is that it allows you to use lighter wire between it and...
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    Re: How to change signature

    Thanks Reid.
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    How to change signature

    I have disposed of the Elva Courier listed as "FOR SALE" and would like to delete it from my signature but cannot seem to make this happen. Any assistance will be appreciated.
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    Re: BN4 to Early BJ8 Rear Axle

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    John--

    I have had axle tips successfully welded onto the end of the A-series (spridget) axles on two of my race cars. You do nor need to find an axle shop,...
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    Re: New Battery Needed for BJ8

    You can mount an AGM on its side, so even if you flip your car over it will not leak. Of course, you might have other concerns....
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    Re: LED bulb/resistor wiring question

    As I said in an earlier post the bulbs supplied by Moss were too long to fit under the 100's flat lens, Another 100 owner from the Austin-Healey 100 Experience Forum suggested that I contact...
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    Re: '67 Sprite Streamline at Bonhams

    Rick--

    You said "If this car is raced, it's originality will be lost."

    There's no question but that cars classified as "vintage" cannot now be raced without substantial modification, whether...
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    Re: raising ride height

    All--

    Thanks for the good advice, both for the car and the mind.
    I am measuring my options and for now suspending taking action....
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    Re: raising ride height

    I am just back from measuring and the car is in fact low on the left both back AND front (as many of you predicted) by between 3/8" to 1/2" (+/- 1/16").

    The actual ground clearance measurements...
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