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    Re: No more Bosch tools for me

    About 5 years ago the wife gave me a Black & Decker drill for Christmas, I've used that drill for everything imaginable including square drive long deck screws, about a thousand of them. I have two...
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    Re: one less fortress

    The mind works in mysterious ways at times, especially under pressure and ones thought process can get mixed up, some get away with it and some sadly don't.
    A good friend of mine had a bad habit of...
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    T-Series MGT Exhaust Stud Thread Size

    Need the thread size on a MGTF exhaust manifold studs. Need to order some long neck brass nuts, (3) and I can get a dozen from a bolt supplier for what AS wants for 3, just forgot the size and...
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    Re: one less fortress

    Pilot error is a term I hate to put on anyone, but the possibility is certainly there, it only takes one to pull the wrong lever by accident.
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    Re: one less fortress

    Altitude and airspeed, you need both, but I can't understand how two highly trained, high time, highly experienced pilots had this happen to them. A mag problem on one of 4 engines shouldn't have...
  6. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Can't do much more Mickey til the parts come. Have to reach out to the fella who is supplying me with the Crane push rods and see if he has a #5 rocker arm also, if not I'll get one from the normal...
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    Re: SS United States

    Worked on this replacing and restoring the teak decks on the bow section. USS New Jersey, has an extremely fine record! Now at a well deserved rest on the Delaware river in Camden New Jersey.

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    The Inibriamobile

    Probably gets pulled over too much to make driving it practical! :highly_amused:

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  9. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Well Doc, after many discussions with some other guys, I think we have discovered the problem. Knowing the engine has run like a champ for 4 years without any issues, it had to be something very...
  10. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    The problem we have here Doc is, I lost the engine builders email address, retired MG dealer mechanic, I know where he lives and I'm trying to contact him to find out if the head does actually have...
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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Well, here's a couple pics to ponder over. Have to pull the side cover off to check the followers and make sure their ok. Valve stem tops look like new, the damaged rocker didn't hurt it.
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  12. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Just heard from LaVerne and it might be caused by brass valve guides tightening up when hot. Ordered a bore scope to check inside the bore for anything unusual, but I have a feeling it's the valve...
  13. Thread: Bent Push Rods

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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Very possible because I never pushed it before. I'll check with Crane on their push rods. PJ
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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    Thanks Mickey, I have a Crane cam in it now, but the push rods look original. I'll check with them. If the push rods were original and not perfectly true, I would believe that could have caused this...
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    T-Series Bent Push Rods

    Yesterday after a 150 mile trip, about 10 miles from home, I noticed a clicking/tapping sound above 3500 rpms, below 3500 no noise. Drove it home and pulled the valve cover to discover I had at least...
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    Re: SS United States

    Increasing property values have a lot to do with some buildings future. It's cheaper to tear some buildings down and build new in it's place, unless the structure can be placed on the historical...
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    Re: SS United States

    Saw her tied up in Philadelphia 15/20 years ago and she looked like she was ready for the bone yard. Was hard to look at such a majestic vessel turning into a pile of rust. :frown-new:
  18. Thread: Dear Students

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    Re: Dear Students

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    Lightning Strike!

    How do you really prepare for a lightning strike? We had a strike close to the house, didn't hit it but was close enough to spike the electrical system. I have quality surge protectors on just about...
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    Windows 10 problems

    Microsoft said my laptop needed to be upgraded, which they would do for free, so, I pushed the button, sat back and let them have at it! Well after a couple hours the computer rebooted and the screen...
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    Re: one less fortress

    The weight of the aircraft was well within the ability of 3 engines to maintain flight, sounds like another problem arose out of it. I am curious why they made such an abrupt turn around and make a...
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    T-Series Re: SU Carb Restorers

    JTs carburetors, Bob Johnson, Claremore Oklahoma. 918-850-3905. He rebuilt my SUs and they are perfect. Less turnaround time than most. PJ

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    Re: Russia's F-1 race

    I understand there was a verbal dispute between two Ferrari drivers as one disobeyed orders from the pits, Jaguar broke down and Hamilton got an advantage and took it. Finish was pretty close. These...
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    Re: Did I Do The Right Thing?

    Doug, I'm basically in the same situation, I belong to a club 60 miles away, Green Country MG Register, and can;t attend any of their local events, they usually have a dinner at various restaurants...
  25. For Sale Re: 1955 MG TD Original car, numbers matching, restored to immaculate condition

    Are you a dealer? Sounds like you don't know very much about MGs. MG didn't make a TD in 1955! What's the chassis number? :rolleyes2:
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