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    Re: electrical short wiring damage

    Thank you to JP Smit, Jim Gruber and Nomad for answering my call for help. I am un-educated about car wiring, but I want to work my way through this problem and learn something.

    So far, it looks...
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    Re: electrical short wiring damage

    Iím writing to ask if others have had a wiring accident similar to mine and to ask how was the wiring harness evaluated and fixed.

    My car is a 1960 Mk. I with an original, un-modified engine and...
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    Re: Tire choices for Bugeyes

    Thanks to JPSmit and drooartz for sharing your experiences with Spridget tires. The drooartz reply raises the issue of "light flickability" which is new term for me. Does that term refer to...
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    Tire choices for Bugeyes

    My 1960 Bugeye had 155/80R13 tires when I bought it (in 1979). I replaced them with the P155/80R13 size. The factory Workshop Manual says the car was "fitted with 5.20-13" bias ply tires. Some...
  5. Re: Bugeye fuel tank sending unit - repair or replace

    Thanks a lot to all of you who followed up on my Bugeye sending unit question! As usual, the answers are thorough and helpful; and, independent points of view! Excellent.
  6. Bugeye fuel tank sending unit - repair or replace

    My 1960 Bugeye has an original type (Smith Motor Accessories Limited) fuel tank sending unit. The metal float has some small areas worn through. The inside of the unit shows one broken copper wire...
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    Bugeye seat pan rust and possible repair

    I'm writing about the rusting of my 1960 Sprite Mk.I seat pans; and, possible remedies. I have read a lot about seat pans rusting.
    Does anyone know why the seat pans are so prone to rusting? Is...
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    Re: Electrical problem I need to solve

    Thanks a lot for taking time to respond to my long Sprite wiring question. You have given me some good new ideas for how to solve my problem. Also, you have given a lot of good advice on how to...
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    Electrical problem I need to solve

    I'm writing about an electrical accident that caused a few lighting wires to severely overheat and one wire burned completely through. The car is a 1960 Sprite. I'm not much educated about auto...
  10. What are the pros and cons for full synthetic oil in a 948cc engine

    I contacted Castrol andthey mentioned an oil of theirs that they thought would protect an older engine-- Castrol EDGE 5W-50. It is a full synthetic oilthat has high ZDDP -- the only Castrol oil with...
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    Re: Preferred Motor Oil for 948cc engine?

    Thanks to the folks who voted. I'm surprised the vote was unanimous. I'm surprised when any vote is unanimous.
    During the voting, I contacted Castrol and they mentioned an oil of theirs that they...
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    Preferred Motor Oil for 948cc engine?

    What motor oil to use in a Bugeye seems to get debated, so I want to take a poll. What motor oil do you recommend for the 948cc engine (brand, grade)? Thanks.
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