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    Re: Hide the Women and Children

    Sometimes BJ8s can be identified if the number stamped on the shock tower is legible enough and if the owner isn't too uninterested to find out. Otherwise, another of the 17,712 BJ8s originally...
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    Re: Hide the Women and Children

    Was that a chopped-up original BJ8? I agree that the modifications didn't improve its looks, and if it is an original car I wonder which original car it was that was sacrificed and no longer exists....
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    Michael, like you, I kept a narrative of my Healey trip from North Carolina to Conclave in San Diego in 2008 as a daily report to the Healeys email list. I found that I enjoyed documenting that trip...
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    Thanks very much for your post, Michael. It brings back some wonderful memories of a special Healey trip. Your mention of Blue Highways also reminded me of one of the most enjoyable books I've...
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    The Loneliest Road in America.
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    Summit of Pikes Peak.
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    Oh, yes, I learned my lesson. Every time I motor through Council Grove now I make sure I observe the limit!
    I've been pulled over numerous times in the Healey but only once was I issued a ticket...
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    Colorado forest fires.
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    US50 group at Dodge City "Boot Hill".
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    Passing through Council Grove and enjoying the quaint architecture of the Old West town, Steve Byers had his only problem so far when he encountered Barney Fife way out here. He said I was roaring...
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    At Larry Dickstein's home. What you can't see is his humongous garage to the right up the hill and the lovely windmill, behind me as I took this photo.
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    Austin-Healey day at Missouri capitol.
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    Informal car show, six days on the road....
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    At Harpers Ferry, the Brits wanted to get a photo of their cars on the overlook with the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers in the background below. Problem was, there was a long sawhorse across the...
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    On the boardwalk, down by the sea-e-e-e.....
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    Re: Open Roads International 2002: A Journal

    Needs a few photo illustrations.......
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    For Sale BJ8 blue full tonneau cover

    Pristine blue full tonneau cover for BJ8 for sale. Asking $250. New from Moss is about $500.

    Contact:
    Lynn Bowles
    6801 Alabama Hwy SW,
    Rome, GA 30165
    lynn102050@gmail.com
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    Re: fan belt change on BJ8

    My BJ8 had a 1/2" belt, but when I changed the crank damper to the Pro/Race unit I had to change it to a 3/8" belt. I had to change the water pump pulley to 3/8" also, but not for the alternator. ...
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    Re: Healey assembly line - engine installation

    For BJ8s, it was not the body number stamped on the bonnet latch, bonnet hinge flange, and boot lid prop rod attach tab but a number not related to identity of the car. It was a letter, followed by...
  20. Re: Steering column steady brace and scuttle shake?

    I have that piece in my BJ8 and still had scuttle shake. If scuttle shake exists and the piece is missing, the steering column would vibrate more, for sure. What fixed the shake for me was:
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    Re: Body Parts Code

    Don't know what that problem is, Tahoe Healey. When I click on the link, it opens a new email message to myself. Did you try typing it into an email yourself?

    Steve
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    Re: Body Parts Code

    Really, Forum Members? After 11 days and 184 views of my post and request for data, there has been exactly ONE response to my request. Why? Wasn't I clear enough about what I wish to get and...
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    Re: fuses

    Wally, it sounds like something is wired incorrectly. Normally, the overdrive is not fused but the pull-in coil in the overdrive solenoid draws a lot of current (about 24A) for a short period of...
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    Body Parts Code

    Hello, Healeyphiles -

    During assembly of the bodies of Healeys at Jensen Motors, a number was stamped in three places: on the fixed part of the bonnet latch, just in front of the radiator; on the...
  25. Re: BJ8 Leather interior - what pieces were leather/vinyl

    Someone did notify Heritage, several years ago. I got a call from the honcho at Heritage (forgot his name) who was making the new leather kit for Patrick67BJ8. He argued with me that the rear side...
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