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    Re: 66 Austin Healey fuel pump replaced

    Red--

    That is VERY nice work--more along the lines of systems I have seen on high-quality yachts than on race cars!
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    Re: 66 Austin Healey fuel pump replaced

    Fine with me, and I do like your pump setup.
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    Re: 66 Austin Healey fuel pump replaced

    Steve--

    You have quite a good memory, but the problem was oner of partial fuel starvation:

    Years ago i mounted two FACET cube pumps in parallel (not series) without any valves but simply with...
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    Re: 66 Austin Healey fuel pump replaced

    Timmer--

    There are a number of "universal" fuel pumps that are sold both under the manufacturer's name and that of other companies/sellers such as NAPA which does not make its own--FACET and...
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    Boot floorboard?

    The 100 did not have any floorboard under the loose-laid Armacord.

    Was this the case in all of the later six-cylinder cars or did they all have a wooden floorboard over the tank (and under the...
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    Re: Diff Backlash

    Dave was the best and I had the opportunity to communicate with him directly as we both had NICAL hardtops for our 100's. He was a great source of info and helped so many of us.
  7. Re: I canít remove Wire wheels from new hubs - help

    Bob--

    "Twas (half) a joke.
    Touche, and I guess I fell for that one...

    "But have you ever seen what happens when the rear wheels don't go the direction the fronts do?"
    More times than I care...
  8. Re: I canít remove Wire wheels from new hubs - help

    Bob--

    I really do try to keep my opinions to myself but that sounds like ca ca.
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    Re: Bulb holder issue

    Dave Porter of Albuquerque NM was the first to come up with using a piece of rubber hose, light and stretchy enough to ride up on and capture the shoulder of the bulb, allowing one to push and turn,...
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    Bulb holder issue

    I have been struggling with the removal/replacement of the halogen taillight bulbs on my car. I simply cannot get q good enough grip on the bulb to push/turn and remove it from the bayonet socket. ...
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    Re: AH 3000 rear disc brake conversion

    Steve--

    I'm very interested in learning about Richard's method of balancing front/rear braking effort. Please tell me how to get this info.

    I already have a Summit flow restrictor valve...
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    Re: Flaking Paint Inside Differential

    I would vote for getting the paint and peelings out of the axle tube. If you are at the point where the third member is out of the housing it should not be difficult to apply strippers to remove the...
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    Re: Exterior cover recommendations

    Guys--

    I wound up purchasing a cover from California Car Covers as several folks on this forum and other sites recommended after they guaranteed fit and verified that they would, for aa small...
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    Tenax fastener source needed

    I am looking for a source for Tenax fasteners where the male fitting (post/stud) is threaded to be used in sheet metal. I have found a number of listings on Amazon but all of the posts/studs are...
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    Re: Exterior cover recommendations

    Bob--

    Yes, I would like to see a pic. I leave my hardtop on full time and it may be a bit fuller than a soft top but if there is any extra room in the fit of your cover there may be no issue.
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    Exterior cover recommendations

    I recently ordered and had to return an exterior cover for my 100 from one of the large online sellers. Though the website claimed that the covers were "custom made" for each model such was not the...
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    Re: Exhaust leaks

    No one addressed the initial question: "What performance problems could exhaust leaks cause?"
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    Re: Gas cap parts now in tank

    TH--

    I might be able to get my hand into the fuel sender aperture but would probably not be able to go much past my wrist with the tank in place.
    Perhaps I could enlist a small child or very...
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    Gas cap parts now in tank

    Yesterday when I removed the gas cap preparatory to filling the tank the cap came apart and both the spring and inner pressure plate fell into the tank.
    Since the tank is steel I am doubtful that I...
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    Re: Cigar Lighter

    Is Liter the metric equivalent of Lighter?
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    Re: tow bar

    TH--

    If you view the pics in post #3 you'll see that I cut off the ends of the collapsible tow bar and had solid bar stock--probably about 1" diameter--welded to the ends of each leg. The bars...
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    by Michael Oritt
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    Re: tow bar

    Bob--

    I understand the concept and was simply inquiring of Tim why he felt that the knockoff's might loosen when a car was being towed.
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    Safety-wiring knock-offs

    I have been considering safety-wiring the hub knock-offs to one or more spokes. Though I cannot find a reference to anyone who has done this to their Healey or other albc it does seem a common...
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    by Michael Oritt
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    Re: tow bar

    Tim--

    You said: "Reverse threading works when the wheel is under power, but when towed it can unscrew itself."

    If this is the case why wouldn't front wheels "unscrew themselves" when a car is...
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    by Michael Oritt
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    Re: tow bar

    ok maybe not a Moped.
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