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    Re: New 'side project'

    Lid in final primer, drawers removed. Got a bonus! Four pennies and a hex nut from a Porsche C.I.S. system in the case underneath the drawers. Now the project is on hold while I configure a client's...
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    Re: Scooter & Sidecar

    :lol:
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    Re: First ride in a LBC

    My "enlightenment" came early, I was a toddler and Dad had pals who ran hillclimbs. One with an MG-TC, another with an XK-120. I got rides in both. The Confirmation came at about age 13, when the...
  4. Thread: SU Carb fix!

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    SU Carb fix!

    Sent to me from my pal, working on a Jag 4.2L. With the message: "I fixed it!"

    64393
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    Re: First ride in a LBC

    That kinda thing could ruin the kid for life!

    I'm proof positive, Elliot!
  6. MGB Re: Swapping to dual SU on later MGB with brake booster

    Looking from the carb side, the angled port with the plug on the right side appears to be a good take-off for the booster.
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    Re: Pet Peeve Time

    DZ!!! Close down your tent and git yer arse to FLORIDA!
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    Re: Pet Peeve Time

    Sorry about the ad...

    FIVE O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE!
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    Re: Pet Peeve Time

    Withya again, Bro. I wanna know the geolocation!

    ..and just cracked th' first CAB...
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    Re: New 'side project'

    Great minds an' all that. Was just plotting how wide to do the yellow stripe!
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    Re: New 'side project'

    ISTR that was one of the first to go in, along with the "When all else fails..." Dymo label above it. Literally half a century ago. And there's an Auto World decal on the right side of the box, it...
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    Re: Really Little LBC

    I read "The Man with the Golden Gun" in the four-part episodes in 1965. My Old Man had subscribed to Playboy since it started, missed the first couple months. Mother threw all away after he'd passed....
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    Re: New 'side project'

    The underside of the lid and the reason it will remain untouched. Some irreplaceable decals and a lot of personal history there. The top will finish in a yet-to-be chosen color, along with sides and...
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    New 'side project'

    I've an old Craftsman toolbox, first one I'd bought fifty years ago. Beat up from being hauled around in all the LBC's and Alfas we've had, as the 'traveling kit'. I've repaired it once, painted it...
  15. Re: Fastest Roller-coast... Ferrari in Abu Dhabi

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Really Little LBC

    Love the dedication, Dave. I've only an inkling as to the time and effort going into that. One uncle was an HO scale fan, built a scaled copy of our neighborhood, made the houses from manilla folders...
  17. Re: Fastest Roller-coast... Ferrari in Abu Dhabi

    Last 'coaster ride for me was "The Hulk" IIRC, a decade ago at Universal Orlando. Da 'mits won some VIP passes in a radio contest. meh. Not much of a "thrill" IMHO. I've been 'wrung out' in aircraft...
  18. MGB Re: Swapping to dual SU on later MGB with brake booster

    If the SU manifold is a 12H1398 it has a blanking plug at the front, suitable for fitting a booster line.
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    MGB Re: Troubleshooting Mikune carb

    I've only seen one of the Mikuni side-drafts fitted to a British engine, didn't have to do anything to it, thought it a weird copy of a Weber DCOE.



    Would be my assessment as well, but I think...
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    Re: Forced update

    Particularly some Municipal government ones.[/COLOR]
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    MGB Re: Troubleshooting Mikune carb

    :thumbsup:

    Another thought is that the "disk" for the "choke" enrichment device has some schmaze under it and allows fuel to sneak past it on throttle application.
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    MGB Re: Running out of gas symptoms

    Assuming good methodology (And I know ya Rut, so confident the plugs are in order!), odd the two middle ones appear to be running richer than the outer ones, and considering the firing order, could...
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    MGB Re: Troubleshooting Mikune carb

    [/COLOR]True.

    Addition of a "balance tube" could be helpful. See the BMC "Special Tuning Manual" drawings for a Weber manifold to get an idea.
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    MGB Re: Troubleshooting Mikune carb

    Air corrector jet on the front barrel may be restricted with Ethanol "snot", the accelerator pump check-ball could be stuck in the open position, and/or the fuel is leaking past the choke's...
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    Re: I got a Porsche for my birthday!

    A Cousin-in-Law out in Las Vegas is into the UGears projects. Remarkable stuff!
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