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    Re: 58 Bugeye Ignition/Light Switch

    There is a problem with current Combo Ign Switches. The new batch of parts is on Backorder and they are not interchangable with the OEM Stuff. In addition there is a quality hold with Moss as anytime...
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    Re: On the road again

    Love that "Analog" Gas Gauge. And not only Spitfire Latches for the bonnet but an extra set of latches for the rear of the bonnet.
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    Re: in other news

    My neighbor has a Kia, not too old a model. Had serviced by Dealer for an oil change. Drove it 30 or so miles, engine locked up due to no oil. Towed to dealer. Dealer found a used engine for $3500 to...
  4. Re: I'll take This Can't Be Good for $200, Alex.

    So you need to assemble brakes with both springs attached. Hold one in each hand and work them into place. It seems impossible but trying to connect individual brake springs is the impossible bit.
  5. Re: Difficult Electrical Problem in 59 BE with Generator

    It’s possible to break the wires connecting the external connection to the internal generator wiring by overtightening and not using two wrenches on the nut where the wires attach of the end of the...
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    Re: TBH I think this is really striking

    And it’s got a really Honkin Alfa Engine under the bonnet, like 15o HP worth IIRC.there were also a number if BE’s in Hemmings now.
  7. Re: Richmond VA 1960 Bugeye Bringing Miss Eva back to life.

    Progress ever forward. Bugsy’s Wiring Harness is the next challenge after sorting the wiper linkage. Keep at it and you will get there.
  8. Re: I'll take This Can't Be Good for $200, Alex.

    That's how I did it as well JP. Both Shoes, they are pointed different directions on each wheel and on each side of the axle. Springs attached, adjusters loose, and simply pried into place with a big...
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    Re: Dinner with forum friends

    For those who still don't get it from the MGB Forum and several other forums Dr. Entropy. It was a great night of laughs as the galls across the table took their turns bashing on hte guys who spent...
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    Re: Bugeye (style) gauges in a Box Sprite?

    I’ll also look and see if I still have the eMail with the final proofs.
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    Re: Bugeye (style) gauges in a Box Sprite?

    Let me pull my dash off the shelf in the am and measure for you. I can unscrew the tach easily and measure the size of the opening. I might have ordered 3 3/4” size. The logo I just pulled off of the...
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    Re: Bugeye (style) gauges in a Box Sprite?

    Thanks Bill, my first Sprite was a Ď68 with a padded dash. Thatís why I was confused. I added a few options to gauges including on the Speedo a blue led for bright light as well as Green LEDs for L...
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    Re: Bugeye (style) gauges in a Box Sprite?

    But the Gauges in a Box Sprite are a different Size than in a Bugeye. You can get custom gauge faces from Speedhut for a nominal fee. And if you get on the Speedhut Mailing List they run 20%...
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    Re: Prices for SWA Sprites on the rise

    However a "fugly" color IMHO. I had a '63 VW almost that same color. Period correct but not a color that appeals to my Color Blind Eyes.
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    Re: Clutch fluid

    Larry, about an hour away with good traffic. Kate and I got a chance to check out Dunedin a few weeks ago. Next Artsy Community. Great Metal Working Shop there that they can turn out just about...
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    Re: Clutch fluid

    Larry lots of LBC activity down here. Unfortunately most of the activity is over across the Bay in St Pete or Clearwater. You need to drive up close to Crystal River to get some elevation changes but...
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    Re: Prices for SWA Sprites on the rise

    I didn’t look real close just at final selling price.
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    Re: Clutch fluid

    Or just maybe a slow leak and you ran out of fluid. Too it up, bleed the clutch, and pack an extra can or two of brake fluid. More important you are sharing that reservoir with your brakes. It might...
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    Prices for SWA Sprites on the rise

    I didn't see anyone comment on the very nice Primrose 67 Sprite on BAT last week that went for $11,500 nice to see they are finally getting some respect. A couple of Midgets on BAT this week as well....
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    Re: Iíve lost my mind, or whatís left of it!

    Congrats Rut. What year? I was admiring my nephews 2006 Green w Tan 911 over Christmas Holidays. Was Promised I could drive it this Summer when insurance back in force. There are some special back...
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    Re: Bruce Uchida Front Tilting Bonnet, 2008

    Looks like and expensive design to fabricate. With my present front tilt setup the L Bracket can pivot and rock forward when the bonnet is opened. When I close the bonnet I need to rock the L bracket...
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    Re: Bugeye for sale

    There is a BE in FL that was restored by a high end shop in FL that I was told owner wrote a check to the restoration shop for $77k. It won the trophy at safety Harbor Show last year. Oh yeah and...
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    Re: Master Cylinder Rebuild Help Please

    And if that doesn't work you can always resleeve them in brass. Getting to those inside cups without scoring the bore can be troublesome.
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    Re: Radiators , fans etc

    I've got a BE w 1,326 and Electric Fan set to turn on at 190 degrees. Thermostat set for 180 degrees opening. found that engine was varying at long stoplights, especially this time of year and fan...
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    Re: Carpet going in the bugeye

    Peter,

    who’s carpet kit. I picked up a carpet kit for a Mk 2, a VB Kit I am going to use. Kit was from an abandoned project and included all interior panels as well. Got new door cards from BE...
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