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    Re: Introduction- a new guy from San Diego

    I am a San Diego Born and raised guy with a 1960 Bugeye and I would suggest that you get in touch with the San Diego Austin Healey Club.
  2. Thread: Lone Ranger

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    Lone Ranger

    I guess the Lone Ranger is not a loner anymore
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    Re: Bugeye (style) gauges in a Box Sprite?

    I have a genernator on my Bugeye and it works great. They come in positive and negative ground so make sure you get the right one. Mine is negative.
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    Re: Iíve lost my mind, or whatís left of it!

    I will hit 78 in March and they will have to pry my Bugeye out of my hands. I still have some life left in me and will continue to snag trophies at car shows until I absolutely can't do it any more...
  5. Re: Trying to find an accurate tyre pressure gauge

    I go for quantity and have amassed quite a few tire gauges from car shows I have attented.
  6. Re: Bugsy IV - Painting, Cutting, Buffing is done

    Great Job. Somehow I feel close to this project. It would be even greater if somehow we could park Bugsy IV and BUGI right next to each other.
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    Re: Bugeye electrical questions

    Thats right it is a Alternator housed in a generator housing. The beauty is it comes with a mechanical tach drive and is lighter than the stock generator.You also replace the voltage regulator with a...
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    Re: Bugeye electrical questions

    I highly recommend that you get a GENERNATOR. They are great and you also do away with the voltage regulator.
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    Re: Bugeye electrical questions

    Take a look at Bugeyeguys website under parts and see his comments on the GENERNATOR. They are not hard to install and you get to keep your mechanical tach. Srveral places sell them. I got mine from...
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    Re: Bugeye electrical questions

    Get a GENERNATOR. They produce 45 amps and they are great. I have one.
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    Re: Proud of my 1960 Bugeye

    Thanks for all the kind words Jim.
    Without Scott building such a fine Bugeye and Bill M helping me maintain it it wouldn't be so much fun.
    Can't wait until you get yours done. It would be cool if...
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    Proud of my 1960 Bugeye

    At a car show last Sunday one of the cars I was competing against was a 1957 Lamborghini. The Lamborghini took the first place trophy and I took the second place trophy. I lost by only one vote,...
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    Re: how to have music/radio when driving

    It has been installed for about 4 months.I have a telescoping antenna and it plugs right in. Although the shipping is free it takes a few months for it to arrive. It is only FM (no FM), but I get a...
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    Re: how to have music/radio when driving

    I bought this radio on E-Bay for $15.00 (Actually I bought three they were so Cheap) It fits great in my Bugeye and has great sound.
    Diret Bluetooth Car Radio MP3 Player Stereo USB AUX Classic Car...
  15. Re: supporting BE tonneau cover during heavy rains

    Well if you live by the beach they can serve double duty
  16. Thread: Sprite woes

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    Re: Sprite woes

    I still think it is your generator. The fact that putting a battery charger on it makes me lean strongly in that direction.
  17. Thread: Sprite woes

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    Re: Sprite woes

    Sounds to me like it could be a bad generator.
    If that is the case there is a new thing called a genernator that replaces the generator and is much better. It is actually a alternator that looks...
  18. Re: supporting BE tonneau cover during heavy rains

    Try putting a large beach ball in the passenger seat.
  19. Re: Thursday 6/6/19 - 75th Anniversary of D Day

    TomRice is on the front page of the San Diego paper this morning.
    here is the link
    https://enewspaper.sandiegouniontribune.com/desktop/sdut/default.aspx?pubid=ee84df93-f3c1-463c-a82f-1ab095a198ca
  20. Re: Thursday 6/6/19 - 75th Anniversary of D Day

    What is amnazing is that Tom Rice was born in Coronado,graduated from Coronado High School, went to San Diego State for two years, joined the paratroopers, and then went back to San Diego State and...
  21. Re: Thursday 6/6/19 - 75th Anniversary of D Day

    If anyone would like to learn more about Tom Rice go to this web page devoted to him.
    http://tomrice501.com/
  22. Re: Thursday 6/6/19 - 75th Anniversary of D Day

    A little more trivia.
    My High School track coach, Tom Rice, was a paratrooper and went in 8 hours before the landing on D-Day.
    He was part of a team that was charged with among other things with...
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    Re: Sumitomo 13 inch Tires

    I checked out my tires and they look good so I plan to keep them for now, although I did enter a contest to win a free set of tires from Vredenstein if I promote them for a six month period. If I win...
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    Re: Sumitomo 13 inch Tires

    Thanks Rut
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    Sumitomo 13 inch Tires

    The tires on my Bugeye are getting a little old and I thought I should start thinking about replacing them.
    The Sumitomo tires I have right now have less than 15K miles on them but they are about 8...
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