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    Re: Our County has just abandoned recycling.

    Our local dump has always hired people to sort the trash and recycle. They have a moving conveyor and the people pick out the types that are recycled. That way we dummies don't put something in the...
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    Re: Greetings from MGA Guru

    I met you at the meeting of the UBSCC, Sacramento British car club. And I have used your website for years. Thanks for all the help.

    Jerry
  3. Thread: 1966 bj8

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    Re: 1966 bj8

    Welcome to the best forum. Lots of good advice here. And hopefully you can give us some advice. I like your collection of cars. My friends MGA is almost ready to drive. I am hoping for a test...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Wheels, tires, hubs and axles

    Rear hub is a nightmare. I had a company use a press on them. He bent one of them. I bought my tires from Walmart. 185s. A few brands to choose from. Good price and they mounted them.
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    TR6 Re: 5 speed conversion

    Less heat production from the Toyota conversion also. The original gearshift is always hot, not so on the Toyota conversion. In the summer, it makes a big difference. I would like a 5th speed for...
  6. Thread: Body Parts Code

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    Re: Body Parts Code

    I sent my information to you about an hour ago. but the body number plates are not on the car. I am pretty sure they are in a box somewhere but I have not found them yet. I did give you the VIN...
  7. Thread: Good Morning

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    Re: Good Morning

    I want one! but no more room for cars. Have you done any upgrades to your E type?
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    Re: Facebook - curious if anyone else

    I have limited use, IE: just to see pictures of family. I post about twice a year. I seem to have the settings perfect now. I get no emails, ads, or friend requests. I don't want more links. I...
  9. Thread: Pale Primrose

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    Re: Pale Primrose

    This color like a tangerine car I painted has a hue of lime green in the paint. If you put on at least two coats the green goes away. (at least it did on my car).
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    Re: When do you replace things?

    I have had to replace newer rubber hoses in less than 10 years. I think the rubber has changed. Both the TR3 and AH had a failure in a radiator hose. The mini, I used silicone hoses and they have...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: such strange thread on gear shift knob

    The replacement knob I just threaded has a plastic insert. I think he bought it from Rimmer. You have to drill and tap it yourself. I am hoping it will be nice and tight, I threaded about an inch...
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    Re: Austin healey mark 1

    You will like driving the car. The engine has power and torque to make it go fast and up hills easily. But I see you are in the UK. Not much in the way of hills to drive.
    Jerry
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    TR2/3/3A such strange thread on gear shift knob

    I helped a friend get a new shift knob to fit. I have the taps for the project. I was surprised that the size of tap was 7/16 32. That is a very odd tap. Why would Triumph use a tap that probably...
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    Re: Big Healey Six - Used the Right Way

    Is it hard to keep the back end from swinging around in the rain?
  15. Thread: In five days

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    Re: In five days

    I was searching for restoration information for a Triumph TR3. Then moved to information for a Austin Healey. Then for another TR3, mini, and Morris 8. I did not get much info on the Morris 8 but...
  16. Thread: In five days

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    Re: In five days

    I have only been on since 2002, but enjoyed it very much. My habit is to read new posts each morning. I learn a lot about our cars from this website. Thanks for starting our shared mechanical...
  17. Thread: Heated Seats

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    Re: Heated Seats

    I have them in my Healey, TR3 and mini. Very nice when it gets cold. Just buy the after market seat heaters and they will fit under the seat covers sold by MOSS and others. Wiring comes out the...
  18. Re: New Member - Austin Healey BN1 & Austin 7 Special

    Yes, pics of the Austin 7 ! I don't have one, but I do have a Morris 8. 1936. Not so different. We have a friend here that has an Austin 7 but has continual issues with clutch and brakes.
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    Re: Here is one for you Electronic experts.

    I have 3 units in my house. They have a computer board on all three and it is very picky about everything running right. One of sensors picks up particles in the combustion chamber and will shut...
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    Re: Scroll Air Compressor

    I have never seen a scroll this small. Large commercial units are more efficient , and quiet. I sold a 25hp unit a few years ago. I would put out enough air to do anything! Most of the large ones...
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    Re: Location of ground wire for BJ8

    I would add that working on a friends Healey that was having problems with starting, we finally tracked it down to the ground cable off the battery. The cable was so old it was corroded and even...
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    Re: Windshield Washer Pump Repair

    I like your repair better! I just started a 64 BJ8 so I will use your instructions!

    Jerry
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    Re: Windshield Washer Pump Repair

    Very good idea. I changed mine into an electrical switch that would power a wiper pump. The switch still looks original.
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Oil Catch Can TR3a

    I put one on my TR3. I restricted the intake off the manifold to about 1/4 inch. Otherwise it was pulling too much air from the valve cover and that included lots of oil. This installation did...
  25. Thread: ABFM Portland

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    Re: ABFM Portland

    more pictures! I am going to make it to that show one day!
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