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    Best looking cars of all time

    Seeing that Maserati 300S brought back memories of sports car races in the 1950s and 1960s which, IMO were the pinnacle of beautiful sports car design led by the Italians and yes, Jaguar. Sports...
  2. Thread: My Back Pages

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    Re: My Back Pages

    I'll be back in God's Waiting Room January 15th. Still up here enjoying the cooler weather.
  3. Thread: WWII Pic

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    Re: WWII Pic

    What model MG is that?
  4. Thread: Bondo problem

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    Re: Bondo problem

    I once prepped a Corvair convertible for painting by Maaco. Wife and i spent hours sanding, filler, sanding again. Felt smooth as you know what. Was warned "Black is merciless". It was. The car came...
  5. For Sale Re: 1955 MG TD Original car, numbers matching, restored to immaculate condition

    1955? Huh?
  6. Re: Here is your chance for a low mileage Bentley

    I've seen a couple of blown Bentleys.
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    Re: It doesn't pay to cheat

    I wrote a couple of song parodies to the tune of Okie from Muskogee. One redneck version, one not. Here's one verse from "Left-Wing Loony Outta Berkeley". Sing it out loud. You know the tune.

    And...
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    Re: I Did It! - Got All Three Into the Garage

    In a pinch, I can fit 4 cars in two garage spaces. One winter, I stored a 1917 or so Hudson for a client. It shared space with a Corvair convertible I had then.
  9. Thread: Bondo problem

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    Re: Bondo problem

    It's done. Lumpy but done with two coats of spray can paint. All white again. I'll post photos tomorrow. You would not hire me for your bodywork.
  10. Thread: My Back Pages

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    Re: My Back Pages

    Who are all these youngsters?
    I'm missing my ukulele meetup tonight at the Horseshoe Bar due to a fierce cold. I tried to cure it by going fishing off the local pier. I caught 27 fish, all between...
  11. Thread: Bondo problem

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    Re: Bondo problem

    With what was left over, I mixed 1-1, stirred with plastic applicator and smeared it on. It hardened in about 25 minutes. After an hour or so, I sanded it down with 3 grades of paper, wiped it off...
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    Re: It doesn't pay to cheat

    I went to an Ivy League school - UPenn. How come I'm not rich and still working at 85??
  13. Thread: Starting

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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Be careful when holding that spark plug wire. You may get a nasty shock. Use insulated pliers.
  14. Thread: Bondo problem

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    Re: Bondo problem

    Thanks for the advice. This morning I sacrificed two shop rags wiping the s**t off and finished with paint thinner. The instructions that come with this kit are terrible. Why did they include three...
  15. Thread: Bondo problem

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    Bondo problem

    Trying to save a buck and do it myself, I bought for $28 a bumper repair kit for the 02 Accord to fill in some big paint chips. There were four plastic packages all looking identical. I opened one....
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    Re: Vinyl making a comeback?

    Maybe 100 plus 80 or so CDs. Problem - I never listen to any of them. I also have that little brush but mine sits just off the turntable with a heavy chrome base. I also have about 300 books that I...
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    Re: Stolen Austin Healey

    If they want your car bad enough, they'll get it. Client of mine had his Corvette stolen twice - once parked at the dealers, the second time flatbedded out of his driveway. Recovered both times but...
  18. Thread: Randy Forbes

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    Re: Randy Forbes

    Don't know the man but wish him a speedy and event-free recovery.
  19. Thread: Oh Waiter!

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    Re: Oh Waiter!

    "Waiter - there's a fly in my soup."
    "That's all right - our chef used to be a tailor."
    "Waiter - what's that fly doing in my soup?
    "Looks like the backstroke".
    "Waiter - there's a fly in my...
  20. Thread: I-Pad woes

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    Re: I-Pad woes

    My daughter got on right away without a password and read all recent emails of the 8,974 emails that are on there. Actual number.
  21. Thread: I-Pad woes

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    I-Pad woes

    Son bought me an I-Pad last year. I've never been able to use it. My wife uses hers every day. Mine seems to be different - older than hers. I can't even get my emails - keeps wanting passwords and...
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    Re: When did Google Maps become so faint?

    I too kept my old Atlas. The new one sucks - too small.
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    Re: Definitely NOT a CAB

    Old lady client called me last Friday in a panic. She opened up a CD for $287,750.00 and when she got home, she saw that her receipt was for $28,750.00. She must have had a sleepless weekend but on...
  24. Thread: Some songs

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    Re: Some songs

    Is there any real music around today? Our ukulele meetups play songs from the late 1930s to the 1990's, Beatles, Carole King, Jimmy Buffett,...
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    Re: Thoughts/advice on Miatas?

    Cupholders too? You're getting soft. Good luck with what looks like a beautiful car.
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