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  1. Everyone knows you can restore a car in a week.

    I saw it on TV.

    OTOH this is a little more plausible - and kind of fun. Though I won't tell Mrs. JP on account O she might think it is a more appropriate direction for my hobby to take.

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  2. Thread: My Back Pages

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    Re: My Back Pages

    and behold - on this very day a PSI from Rod Stewart - probably more relevant to this distinguished company than many other forums.
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    Re: Kia update or the power of haggling :)

    Today was one of those days where it was nothing but errands - SWMBO's eye test - picked up some bushes for the Midget - hot tub chemicals etc. etc. Went by the guys that installed my sunroof and...
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    Re: Computer memories.

    wasn't but in looking it up this BOFH excuse generator came up - just refresh the page!

    http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ballard/bofh/bofhserver.pl
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    Re: Kia update or the power of haggling :)

    love the optimism in this place :) (you're probably right)

    60523
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    MGA Re: Inspection LA area

    Goeje morgen - I would love to fly down and help :)

    Seriously though you might want to post this in the Pub as it doesn't necessarily take an MG person to check and not all people check every...
  7. Re: Richmond VA 1960 Bugeye Bringing Miss Eva back to life.

    impressive! (and a little scary ) ;)
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    Kia update or the power of haggling :)

    My Kia Soul is almost 10 years old and SWMBO has explained that I need to spruce it up a bit or I will fall out of love with it and want a new car and she doesn't want to pay for a new car - wise...
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    Re: Time to get the Healey on the road

    top looks amazing! thanks for the pics and, again, welcome
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    Re: It doesn't pay to cheat

    Fascinating Op ED piece in the New York Times - don't understand all the connections, but, author claims that the families who want/have their kids attend the elite schools invest 10 million more PER...
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    Oops - flight re route

    https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0913/1075635-pilot-coffee/
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    Re: Time to get the Healey on the road

    welcome! very interested in a picture of the top!

    You live in an amazing place to drive all year round
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    Re: Vinyl making a comeback?

    My son (32) is into vinyl. I recall in the late 90's leaving all my records by the road because they wouldn't sell in a yard sale (someone did pick them up). In the basement somewhere I have a box of...
  14. Re: In need of 2 Fulcrum Pin Bolts - MOSS Has them on Back Order

    Looks like Little British Car Co might have something

    https://www.lbcarco.com/cgi-bin/or17?nextform=/orderinprogress.html&o=9709803.5867013652&p=

    even Moss UK = shipping from the UK seems crazy...
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    Re: New guy from Utah

    welcome! there are a few spridget hot rodders so we are glad to have you here (and not purists by a long shot) Would love to know more about the conversion
  16. Re: Hello, Back to work on my 1970 E-Type FHC

    great looking project and great looking shop! welcome
  17. Thread: Oh Waiter!

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    Re: Oh Waiter!

    Noooooooo keep em coming - so bad they're good
  18. Thread: Some songs

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    Re: Some songs

    not really - remember the payola scandal (and the Monkees) - marketing has always been around. Even the classical composers depended on patronage.

    Coming back though to Carly, Basil, I bet you...
  19. Thread: More aircraft

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    Re: More aircraft

    Coming to which, I hadn't realized that for years the Smithsonian claimed that its former secretary Samuel Langley was first to flight and not the Wright brothers.
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    Re: Experts over time...

    Oooo that's me - consultant, comes from 100 miles away, borrows your watch, tells you what time it is and keeps the watch. :grin:
  21. Re: Richmond VA 1960 Bugeye Bringing Miss Eva back to life.

    I have 4 switches. 1 and 3 have the same shape as your ignition key - 4 has the patina of your ignition key. If you want, pick one and PM me your address - no charge.

    60287
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    Re: Latest Side Projects

    As an aside, do you do pads etc? My brother is currently making himself a nice side business repairing instruments (pads especially) for the local school board and music store.
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    Re: Thoughts/advice on Miatas?

    Doug, we should never ever confuse a hobby with transportation. If you need a daily, get a corolla/ Kia/ Hyundai - it will start everyday - you will be able to drive family and you won't need to...
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    Re: Airline Advice...

    I feel like we shouldn't even joke about it - someone might google it and next thing you know....
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    Re: While the wife was out

    apparently her bark isn't worse than her bite
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