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    Re: December 7, 1941

    I'm betting there are millions who think they know "the story". And there are thousands of stories about that awful event.

    Still don't understand why Lockard was awarded the Distinguished Service...
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    December 7, 1941

    We all know about the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941. A US radar station at Opana Point detected the first wave of Japanese planes that morning.

    Why was this warning ignored?

    (extra points for...
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    Re: Honda engine quit

    Paul- what's the latest? What results from the OBDCII readings at Auto Zone or Advance Auto?
    What did your repair shop find after you took it in after Thanksgiving?

    Tom M.
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    Re: Spitfire around the world flight.

    And wait'll you see what aviation centenary is coming up on December 9 ...

    tick
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    Re: '72 Mercury Capri

    tooshay!

    https://media.tenor.com/images/302475c7576f040d095843501373447c/tenor.gif
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    Re: Spitfire around the world flight.

    Thanks for this. Quite an adventure for sure.

    I've shared the news with the air museum guys.
    Tom M.
  7. MGB Re: 1972 MGB Project Blue First attempt and fixing no spark and other checks

    "My initial plan is to pull wire by wire. clean one, put it back, go to the next. I will have my dremel and wire brush handy and will cut and replace connectors if needed I will do this until I have...
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    What happens when ...

    ... you check out this video:

    https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/christmas/christmas-advert-hafod-hardware-budget-john-lewis-powys-wales-a9232091.html

    With an ad-blocker, I get a blank...
  9. MGB Re: 1972 MGB Project Blue First attempt and fixing no spark and other checks

    Hey - congratulations on the plan, the progress, and the worthy goal!

    If/when you do the wiring job, be sure you take plenty of photos before you start. Lots of posts of "where does this wire...
  10. Thread: He left her

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    Re: He left her

    That stutter bothering you again? Try not to faucet.

    <ducks and runs>
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    Re: Our County has just abandoned recycling.

    Here's a thought: if you have to buy something that's "packaged", you could remove the packaging at the store.

    Or one step further - gasp - ask yourself if you really *need* the packaged items. ...
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    Re: Our County has just abandoned recycling.

    yer darn tootin' I would know! Gol dern young folks ...

    61430

    OK, time for my monthly bath. I get to use the hot water first, and I always leave it for the rest of the family later.
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    Re: He left her

    Sweet Ruth got on my motorbike
    On the seat in back of me.
    I hit a bump at 95!
    And rode on, Ruthlessly.
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    Re: New Member Introduction

    Patrick - welcome to BCF. You have quite a history of LBCs for sure.

    I had to laugh when you wrote "currently in pieces". That applies to most of our cars too, at one time or another!

    Tom M.
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    Re: Our County has just abandoned recycling.

    David - thanks for starting this topic. Will be interesting to see how other members handle recycling issues.

    Here's the guide we use in eastern Connecticut. We (the town) pay for the service,...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Blinking the Brake lights?

    You'll hate me for this, but your foot will do that very nicely.

    Tom M.
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    Re: Got this today

    Elliot - did the tires get bald?
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    Re: For your next rt66 trip

    Looks like the Albuquerque hot dog place has some happy customers -

    https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g60933-d540494-Reviews-Dog_House_Drive_In-Albuquerque_New_Mexico.html
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    Re: New Member Intro

    Hi Gobogo - welcome to BCF.

    Head on over to the Triumph area, where you'll find lots of advice and experience. Electronic ignition is always a busy topic.
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  20. Thread: Smoke Testing

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    Spitfire Re: Smoke Testing

    There are other ways to test for leaks, but here's an overview of "smoke testing".

    https://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/how-to/a3094/how-to-find-a-vacuum-leak/

    I can't afford one of those...
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    Re: New TD owner Cottage Grove, OR

    GL - welcome to BCF.

    What got you interested in the TD? I got the bug back in high school (thousands of years ago ...). Here's mine:

    61406

    Good to have you with us. Check out the MG area...
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    Re: computer security

    voila! https://computer.howstuffworks.com/firewall1.htm

    And Windows/Mac computers already have firewalls built in.

    Happy Thanksgiving all!
    Tom M.
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    Re: Ford vs. Ferrari

    Well, Riefenstahl's films weren't exactly following "political correctness". More like trying to please the egotistical, incompetent demagogue in office resulting from inability of the legislature,...
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    Re: Welcome to the Future.

    There's a ho-lada problems with battery production and disposal that few folks talk about.

    How environmentally friendly is the manufacturing process? it isn't.

    What happens to the old...
  25. Thread: Hello

    by NutmegCT
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    Re: Hello

    Steve - welcome to BCF. Check out the Sprite/Midget forum here:

    https://www.britishcarforum.com/bcf/forumdisplay.php?31-Spridgets

    There's an active club down in Tucson, with weekly (Tuesday)...
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