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    Re: Drive Your Triumph day photos.

    This https://www.nps.gov/ocmu/learn/historyculture/upload/SB25-Civilian-Conservation.doc seems to indicate it was started by the CCC and finished after WWII.
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    Re: Expanding the skill set

    The Subaru starter is located similarly, although the engine is a flat 6, and I don't think it was that hard to replace.
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    Re: Gearbox and Overdrive Oil Level

    I must be one of those; I have more than a drip or two. :wink-new:
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    Re: Cooking bacon

    As in sitting around on their fat butts?
  5. Re: Interesting video on bearings by a guy that rebuilds gearboxes.

    There you go, sliding another one in.
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    Re: Sunny New Mexico

    We were 78 and sunny yesterday.
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    Re: Cooking bacon

    When I went to school, many, many years ago, only the girls were taught how to cook. The boys were taught wood shop.
  8. Re: Interesting video on bearings by a guy that rebuilds gearboxes.

    Did he have pointy hair? That's straight out of Dilbert! :applause:
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    Re: Front sway bar mounting?

    The all came with anti-sway bars standard. The mounds often die because of slamming into curbs when parking. The factory rally cars had guards for the mounts.
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    Re: Definitial Truth

    Usually inserted into mouth.
  11. Thread: UFO

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    Re: UFO

    It could have been fly paper.
  12. Re: Front Shroud Differences: 3000 vs. BJ8

    You're correct, the shroud is different in the windshield area. The defroster vents are about 6" forward (I recall) in the convertible shroud. A club member of ours found his had been pieced there...
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    Re: Front sway bar mounting?

    IIRC, the bolt holes are in the middle of that piece (left to right). Is there filler covering the holes?
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    Re: Rebuilding roadster windshield

    The ones I got from Moss didn't fit either. I was able to reuse the old ones. I was using new glass, so the sealing rubber fit.
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    Re: Proper Pronunciation

    I suspect you speak "Northern Californian". "Southern Californian" includes a lot of "like", as in "I speak, like, Californian."
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    Re: Overdrive Electrics

    The throttle switch does require adjustment.
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    Re: leak at clutch master cylinder

    The flair on the pipe may have hardened and cracked, or the nut may not be tight enough, or the conical surface on the MC may be contaminated, or .... The sealing surface is the flair against a...
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    Re: Spark plug wires 7mm or 8mm

    What goes bad on the wires is the insulation. If you run the car at night in a dark garage (with the door open) and see sparking, it's time to replace. If you touch the wires when the engine is...
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    Re: Longbridge BN4 top frame question

    It is welded. I would take and post a photo of mine for you, but I installed the top, folded it up behind the seat and attached my hardtop. It has remained there ever since. It's easier to remove...
  20. Re: How to inspect the frame in a pre-purchase inspection on a restored car?

    Here are some thoughts:

    If there are no seams on the top or bottom of the frame, it has probably been replaced by a Jule frame. That's good in that it's a better frame and wouldn't be rusted on...
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    Re: Glad to be here.

    Welcome Scott. Better get your registration in for Rendezvous. https://goldengatehealeys.com/rendezvous-2020/
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    Re: Water flow in heater?

    No, if using whisky, drink the good whiskey after you're done, use a cleaner, like 409, that evaporates.
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    Re: I've never been entirely clear why

    What calendar was that?
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    General MG Re: Trivia Question for MG Experts

    Thanks Tom & Barney!
  25. Thread: Tag issue.

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    Re: Tag issue.

    Someone stole it and left you with a hologram of the car?
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