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  1. Re: What is the purpose of the brown wire on this steering rack?

    After looking at the pic several times, I think it is a trick question. LOL
  2. Thread: Why the rust?

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    Re: Why the rust?

    And here is how that prob is solved. When you are restoring your rusted mess, and are ready for primer, use an epoxy based primer.

    Rust prob is gone for your life time for sure. Make sure all is...
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    Re: Additional bonnet struts

    The long prop from the wheel well to the brace at the rear is someones solution to a bent panel.
  4. Thread: I Have this

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    Re: I Have this

    Have the smoothcase, condition unknown but seems ok from out side.
  5. Thread: I Have this

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    Re: I Have this

    Shipped today. thanks guys.
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    Re: Points versus Pertronix

    Once i remembered that the points screw in the dizzy requires a lock washer all was well, never a prob. Course Jeff rebuilt the dizzy as well.
  7. Thread: I Have this

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    Re: I Have this

    Will watch for it Ray. Thanks. Hate to have bits that need a home.
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    Re: Gifts for your Spridget

    Wow.
  9. Thread: What's This?

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    Re: What's This?

    Almost easier to remove the drive shaft every few years to take care of that job.
  10. Thread: I Have this

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    Re: I Have this

    Jim. I will put your package in the mail Monday.

    Ray, have heard nothing, I have no address for you. You need to talk to me bud.
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    Re: Bugeye rear wheel advice needed

    Ace Hardware has the o rings and the gasket can be made from a brown paper bag.

    When you get one that is just right copy it on your printer/copy machine and save it for a sample for the next time.
  12. Thread: I Have this

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    Re: I Have this

    You guys can not believe how clean and empty my garage is with all this stuff gone. Miss Agatha was not a prob but all the stuff just in case kinda filled up the place.
  13. Thread: I Have this

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    Re: I Have this

    Jim you got it, same deal, postage and what ever.

    Think I will wait till after Christmas to mail, post office is a mess.
  14. Thread: I Have this

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    Re: I Have this

    Moss calls them pillars 453-935 and 940 Page 55 Windshields. Chunks of Alum, lol

    One of them has been about 80% restored, sand paper and then polish, and the other is as I got them both. Needs...
  15. Thread: I Have this

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    Re: I Have this

    Shipping prob under 10 dollars Ray, send me what you feel they are worth. 237 Windward Cove N. Niceville Fl 32578 pls include address for package.
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    Re: 1968 Sprite MKIV Lights/Electrical

    Heh, complaints. The first step on a new old car is to clean every single connection and ground in the syste, not too many really.

    That said, and I have restored three of them, I have never had a...
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    Re: Where in the world is Miss Agatha?

    Thanks Terry, I am glad i could share my experience and love for the bugs. I am sure nothing else will ever fill her place.

    May I also comment that Tony's passing changed my view point completely....
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    Re: Henry Manney Special

    May I point out the exhaust pipe in the last pic just above. Kinda makes you wonder, overall looks like a hot shot but then so much like a bugeye. However form follows function guys, I bet it is just...
  19. Thread: I Have this

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    I Have this

    948 engine turns freely.

    Smooth case box, no clue on internals, had oil in it when I got it.

    New fitting and copper pipe for oil gauge screws on back of gauge and runs to hose to engine, about...
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    Re: Sprite gauge serial numbers

    Miss Agathas came off of eBay, tac about 50 bucks and the other cheep.
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    Re: Where in the world is Miss Agatha?

    Excellent, glad Miss Agatha made it ok. Enjoy.
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    Re: Where in the world is Miss Agatha?

    There was a large blue, new, tarp in the rear of Miss Agatha. Hope he remembered, it was for rain. Always kept a new one there.
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    Where in the world is Miss Agatha?

    With a pic in her new home pls.
  24. Thread: Thank you Rut!

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    Re: Thank you Rut!

    Wait, aren't the swivel axles supposed to be on the front. :P
  25. Thread: Miss Agatha

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    Re: Miss Agatha

    Any contact?
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