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  1. Re: On a lighter note - What did Santa bring?

    I got clothes, a book and several other gifts. The best gift this year was a wonderful woman named Pat. My wife of 44 years died almost 6 years ago and we have continued to have Christmas Eve at my...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Frame off vs. body on restoration

    I had intended to do a minor restoration on my Spitfire. This is where it went. I found plenty to fix once it was off the frame. 61481
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    Spitfire around the world flight.

    From the BBC https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-sussex-50679671/spitfire-pilots-return-to-goodwood-after-round-the-world-trip
  4. Re: Bugsy IV - Painting, Cutting, Buffing is done

    Not a Flit gun but I once primed my 1949 Olds with a spray gun that worked off the discharge of my mothers vacuum cleaner.
  5. Sad news. Son of John Twist of University Motors

    We are deeply saddened to share the news that our son, brother, father and husband, James Twist, committed suicide on Tuesday evening. He faced an “invisible war in his head,” as he called it. He...
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    Re: Cut down windshield

    I like the look and what you’ve done overall but I do agree that the uprights need to be finished off. Looking at then from the front I would recommend a radius similar to the windshield. Form a cap...
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    Re: '74 Midget - Heater Box Bolt Size?

    You need a 1/4 x 28 bolt. I believe I used 3/4 inch long. The 1/4 inch bolt has a 7/16 head that’s where the confusion comes in.
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    Re: one less fortress

    Thanks for sharing that Rick. I believe we were there at the same time a couple of years ago. Amazing place full of history. Such a tragic event yesterday.
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    Re: Where's Waldo

    Panama?
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    Re: Where's Waldo

    Belize?
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    Re: Bugeye electrical questions

    How’s your fan belt? If it’s loose or shiny it can slip under load.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Wiring Nightmare

    Installing a new harness isn’t that difficult. Probably the most important thing to remember is how the harness is run. If most of your old harness is in place take pictures. Put the new harness back...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Wiring Nightmare

    Thanks Andy, I didn’t want to say it. I would like to add, forget the fire extinguisher take the battery out and store it somewhere away from the car.
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    Bonnet gas struts

    Has anyone here ever seen gas struts used in place of the factory supports on a Bugeye bonnet. I have them on my Spitfire and they work great.
  15. Re: What are symptoms of steering rack not shimmed right?

    Here’s a picture of the shim. And yes I have two extras. Need one? 60020
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    Re: Nine Days In May

    I will be interested in what you think of it. My son read it and said it was “f ing horrible “ Not the book but what went on. I think it’s very enlightening.
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    Nine Days In May

    I’ve recently finished this book. I would recommend it to anyone who
    was there or has ever wondered what it was like.

    It had special meaning to me because several of the soldiers either...
  18. Re: Richmond VA 1960 Bugeye Bringing Miss Eva back to life.

    Looking good. I can’t wait to get to that point. I’m still sanding and sanding and sanding.........."
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    Re: Bugeye pull starter

    IIRC. If I Remember Correctly
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    Re: It’s been nice knowing y’all!

    I hope she has your credit card! You dodged a bullet.
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    Re: Sprite woes

    Could you describe “electrical cutout “.
  22. Thread: Robocalls

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    Re: Robocalls

    I have my cell set up for do not disturb also. This was on my landline.
  23. Thread: Robocalls

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    Re: Robocalls

    I got one at 3:13 this morning :mad::mad:
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    Re: Bug Eye fuel gage sending unit

    This may not apply but while finishing my friends BJ8 we could not get the fuel gauge to work. The problem turned out to be that the gauge case was not grounded. Put a ground wire on and it’s...
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    Re: Bug Eye fuel gage sending unit

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Austin-Healey-Mk1-Bugeye-Sprite-Fuel-Tank-Sender-w-DUAL-Brushes/360372514037?epid=2106466080&hash=item53e7e02cf5:g:VFIAAOSwImRYUZhP I recently installed this one. I haven’t...
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