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  1. For Sale 1960 Bugeye Survivor for Sale with Original Rubber Mats

    It is a difficult decision but I am selling my Bugeye on BAT due to a recent move and a lack of space. The car has been well cared for with no rust and original interior.
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  2. Re: Seattle area Craigslist - 79 RWA(!!) for sale

    I don't understand how this can be a '79 RWA. I though RWAs ended in '74 due to 5 MPH bumper standards?
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    Re: Bugeye ignition and light switch

    Once you pop the clip off the back you can pull the whole switch and the wiring through the hole and disconnect the 4 wires on the back of the switch. This is easier than trying to do on your back...
  4. Re: Electrical System Issue- Thougths Please

    All-

    Thanks for the input. This morning I started at the battery with the meter. PO had installed a dash ammeter and the lead from the battery had come off the post with the brass nut laying...
  5. Re: Electrical System Issue- Thougths Please

    Hi Elliot

    Yes, I disconnected the battery via a terminal switch. When I completed the work on the ignition, i reconnected the battery. I think Rick may on the right track. Since everything is...
  6. Electrical System Issue- Thougths Please

    Today I attempted to replace plugs, points and coil for my 60 Bugeye following the Hayes manual and John Twist videos. After completing the work I have a serious electical issue that I inadvertantly...
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    Re: Restored Bugeye for sale

    Great car! Agree that it would be best to wait until spring. Market is slow- havent seen many bids north of 11k on Flea Bay even for nice Sprite examples.
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    Re: Ignition warning light?

    I went through a similar situation last summer. I suspect the charging system is not working and you are running exclusively off the battery. After many hours of troubleshooting, it was the voltage...
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    Re: Healey vs. Healey

    That was a great weekend here are some additional pics:



    https://s1158.photobucket.com/albums/p620...ser_media_share
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    2012 AHSTC Encounter

    Great show in NJ last week! Gerry Coker and his wife were kind enough to attend. Lots of fun for all....


    https://s1158.photobucket.com/albums/p620...bum_view_click
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    Re: Philadelphia Area

    Grand View Rd would be a nice commute since it is less than a mile away. Unfortunately I have to make a longer trip up to Bedminster. There is a least 1 other Bugeye around Lambertville that I have...
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    Re: Philadelphia Area

    I am in the Princeton area and have a 60 Bugeye as well.

    John
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    Re: Help on charging system please

    Kevin

    Here are the best links I have found to address most Prince of Darkness questions:

    https://mgaguru.com/mgtech/books/lts_otcc.htm
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    Maintaining Original Paint

    I have some basic questions on maintaining my BE original paint.

    1. I have some light scratches from a bicycle handle that I would like to remove. Can rubbing compound be used?

    2. I have chips...
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    Voltage Output Question

    Car has been sitting for a couple of weeks. Today while driving I noticed that the voltage meter was registering 15-16 volts generator output which seems high. Does the voltage regulator needs...
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    Re: Grandpa's Bugeye

    Sean

    If you are willing to make a trip to NJ or PA here are some considerations for having work done:

    Repair/Service
    Steve's Auto Service- Morristown, NJ- I have heard good things.
    Steel...
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    Re: Rear Axle Oil Seals

    Thanks all the the input- I have a project for next weekend!
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    Rear Axle Oil Seals

    I have an accumulation of oil on the inside of the drums and planning to replace the oil seals, and the shoes. It looks fairly straightforward. Anything I should be aware of before undertaking...
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    Re: Charging System Question

    Bill

    Thanks I will take a shot at it this weekend.
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    Charging System Question

    I have changed out the battery and voltage regulator (pre-adjusted from Moss) this weekend. I get a consistent 12V w/ no lights but this drops to 11.5V or less with turn signal or headlamps. I...
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