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  1. Thread: Day 14

    by LarryK
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    Re: Day 14

    And he proudly posted it. :glee:
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    Re: Obviously boredom has set in

    I want that. Can replace chains with beat up extra old tools.
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    Re: BJ8 Phase 1 left turn signal (driver side)

    Sometimes cleaning the grounds to the turn signals wakes up the flasher.
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    Re: I'm Sick of Seeing People Wearing Masks!

    I like the 6' lines. Just have to remember 1/2 length of the small LBCs.
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    Re: I'm Sick of Seeing People Wearing Masks!

    Here in Illinois when grocery shopping, 1 person, 1 cart, no kids, must wear mask. Missouri adopting same. Feds are ready to make masks mandatory.
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    Re: I'm Sick of Seeing People Wearing Masks!

    I use the 3M N95 masks which are approved for medical situations. Always buy big boxes. Our state is suggesting wearing them. A lot of stores are requiring them to shop.:mask::cowboy:
  7. Thread: in other news

    by LarryK
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    Re: in other news

    I never had problems like that on my British cars, dropped valves, trannies breaking, leaks, but about it besides rust.
  8. Re: One of those new member threads....but after forgetting password

    Repost problem in Triumph column. Sounds like battery or grounds need to cleaned, or even starter needs to be cleaned up. Getting older and connections get corroded. More will be watching in...
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    Re: What you getting done?

    We can't burn. State put a ban on burning so the emergency services don't have extra burden. Seems like our regular Wed and Sat burn days have extra fire calls, just in town.
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    Re: Shipping Slowing Down

    As long as no one becomes quarentined they will have limited personel box and load parts. Office personel tkae the orders at home and pass to warehouse. Shippers have limited drivers as they come...
  11. Re: Contemplating my own mortality - but not because of Covid (at least not directly

    I.tried that once. I keep old usable parts and bolts and stuff. Decided to clean garage a while back and threw everything out I had not seen in 10 yrs. One week later had to wait as I had to order...
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    Re: Starter keeps running

    I was figuringnl he turned into an electric car! :emmersed:
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    General Tech » Re: Spitfire overdrive, the sequel

    Yep, many tools have been modified for special purposes. I had to mark them for what they were used for, can't remember sometimes as you don't use them as much.
  14. Thread: Sound of Covid

    by LarryK
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    Re: Sound of Covid

    Excellent!
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    Re: Starter keeps running

    Must still be running, no answer.
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    Re: What you getting done?

    Just enough of everything to make the wife think I'm busy. If she asks what I need to do, I show her 5 clipboards of each different vehicle that needs some sort of maintenance, and the extra long...
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    General Tech » Re: Bleeding Brakes—Venturi/Compressor

    I use a tall glass jar filled about half way with brake fluid. I run a clear hose from the bleeder to the bottle with hose clipped to jar to keep fom popping out. Hose is long enough i can see from...
  18. TR6 » Re: 1973 TR6 Restoration - it’s a roller again!

    Hope you found all the taps and dies. TR looks great.
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    General TR » Re: Dot 4 Brake Fluid

    Used to be DOT 3 was used in the US domestic cars for the use of neoprene seals in brake systems. DOT 4 was used in European cars because of rubber seals. I don't think it matters anymore. I have...
  20. Thread: Others?

    by LarryK
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    Re: Others?

    Tom was in 30* weather with 30 mph winds, climbing trees. I'm sure he got the stink blown off him.
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    Re: Choke cable replacement

    I use a thick string on the British cars, tying to one end or other and pulling cable thru, then tie new cable and fish back thru. Little contornist helps.
  22. TR2/3/3A » Re: Isit possible to buy a single left hand thread tie rod end?

    Have you tried Victoria British or Long's British parts. British Pacific, possible.
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    Re: 2019 Convertible Noise_Squeak

    Does it squeak on entry and leaving car. My wife's 2011 squeaks from the struts on rear. Use a non-petroleum lubricant on shaft and bushes so not to degrade them further. My 03 S even with new...
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    Re: Corona Virus Sanity

    There is some truth to being stock. Aftermarket parts aren't as easy to find parts for and when a stock British part decides to be tired, usually you can find a way to get home. Wereas an aftermarket...
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    Re: On Stocking up in the age of COVID-19

    The major chains re doing it in the St. Louis area. Now the seniors can grab everything in spite of the younger panics.
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