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    Re: Gremlins and Leprechauns in My Shop!

    What's really unsettling is when the lil' rascals put stuff back where it belongs....

    always the last place I look.
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    Re: This guy is lucky to be alive...

    This is even worse, the mechanic was in a pull out meant for breakdowns with the road shoulder denoted by the solid white line; so the truck that hit him had already come off the road properly to...
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    Re: Zamboni arrest...

    It just seems very strange. The "vehicle" itself seems unlikely to be licensed or inspected, and a driver's/operator's license seems even odder. Public intoxication seems warranted, perhaps....
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    Poll: Re: How are you spending your afternoon?

    Given the time-zone differential... I'll sleep through it all.
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    Re: Zamboni arrest...

    I wonder... if this was on the rink and not a public highway, is it really a violation?
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    Re: Jensen-Healey positraction differential?

    These are extremely rare, but do come up every couple of years on Ebay in the UK, though I cannot say whether they're seen in the USA:
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    Re: Scotland - yes or no?

    Oddly enough there already is a Scottish currency in use. I think Scotland is just about the only country in the world that ses BANKNOTES-- money issued by Banks: The Royal Bank of Scotland, the...
  8. Re: "Golden Age of the British Sports Car"

    A BBC program:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01n8hl9

    other interesting clips:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/keywords/63/7.shtml
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    Re: Scotland - yes or no?

    Balmoral is actually the Queen's private property, not owned by the UK government as the Prime Minister's home at No. 10 or Checquers.

    She would stay Queen, just as she remains Queen for Canada,...
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    Re: Scotland - yes or no?

    Months ago there was a considerable difference between the levels of support for the YES and NO positions, but that has steadily eroded and now the two are on a knife edge. One recent poll favors...
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    Re: Do You Remember Cheap Gas?

    Sure... not THAT long ago.

    In the USA, BEFORE I moved to Britain.

    As a rough estimate, it is now $8.00/US gallon here....
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    Re: One Solution To The Problem

    I told that joke to my wife....

    she offered me a glass of water.

    A BIG glass.
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    Re: Fixing Fiberglass Flaws??

    So... an update on what I've done these past several months. I ground out all the cracks and filled them in with filler, sanded those smooth and fixed a few little body flaws. I then stripped all the...
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    Re: Restoration Vs. Making it Go

    The running restoration is good for enjoying yourself as it progresses.... but I found that there were a couple of things where parking it for a while and good strip down were the only way of doing...
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    Re: So, where do you look for cars?

    Try a club website, especially if its something odd or unusual; and joining the club is good because the members will typically know of one someone has that may be available when there's a little...
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    Re: Question about Suppliers

    I too have bought many parts from them over the years, and even sold them an engine. If you're in the neighbourhood you can even drop in and inspect the stuff before you buy it....
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    Re: The BMC Story

    The decline of the British Motor industry was affected by far more than a few US governmental regulations. I recommend T. Whistler's At the end of the road : the rise and fall of Austin-Healy, MG,...
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    Re: Is it really a car...

    Anyone think trying to out-run a cop is a good idea, skates or not?
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    Re: Some Heavenly Humor

    Just be glad he wasn't Welsh.....
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    Re: Flag retirement

    I understand that a flag should be destroyed in a dignified manner, preferably by burning....
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    Re: Fixing Fiberglass Flaws??

    Thanks for that.I've used a Dremel tool with a cutter to grind the cracks out into "V"s and filled them with epoxy/silica filler that I've then sanded down. The plan was to deal with the dozens of...
  22. Re: Posting full-sized image in thread using BCF's photo service...

    I just found this facility, and find it really useful.

    In restoration I've posed a problem with fiberglass I need some advice on. A lot of blisters on the surface seem caused by an underlying gel...
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    Fixing Fiberglass Flaws??

    My car's fiberglass body is showing blisters on the surface. When sanded down it looks like someone applied filler over the original surface and that caused a reaction with the gelcoat. Under the...
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    Re: Phillip's

    Now he'll get cross....
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    Re: 1959 Jensen 541R for auction

    That's an interesting project... but finding a door would be a major challenge on top of all the other minor work needed.... ;-)
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