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  1. Thread: computer humor

    by john_j
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    Re: computer humor

    A SQL statement walks into a bar, goes over to 2 tables and says 'Do you mind if I join you'
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    November events Florida?

    I'm coming over to Florida and wonder if there are any (British) classic events happening, I guess it's a bit late in the season, Google hasn't brought anything up.

    I'm in Gainsville on Sat 23rd...
  3. Re: Hello from new member, and car identification help request

    I've asked on another forum, where usually if you post a pic of some obscure car someone will reply in minutes with the manufacturer and model and whether the guy who assembled it took sugar, but so...
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    Re: Running and stop bulbs???

    Anything here that answers the question?

    https://www.radiantz.com/index1.html?c15.html&1

    To make the indicators flash at the right speed you can also put a big resistor between the supply and...
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    Re: 1951 Hillman Minx

    In the UK, so a bit far away, but if you can't find parts over there;

    https://www.speedyspares.co.uk/ are Rootes specialists, Powertrack supply cyls for all sorts of old vehicles, Past Parts will...
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    Re: Nash Healey on Ebay

    ALL Healeys used it.
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    Re: Radious arm Installlation question

    Where does this distance piece go? On the bolts that the radius arm pivots on or do you mean the ones between the bracket and rear bulkhead?

    On another subject, here's another Datsun Frog,...
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    Re: Bugeye "hot rod" on EBay

    Looks like a good opportunity for someone to buy a solid shell and build a standard car (assuming there hasn't been any chopping done that we can't see in the photos)

    Unfortunately it's not in an...
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    Re: Most Famous or Infamous Healey to be Auctioned

    We were discussing the sale at a club event a couple of weeks ago, one of the group is a restorer and he suggested 100-150,000. I'm not sure why it's so much tbh.

    I'm not sure that it's a good...
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    Re: NOJ 393 Provenance

    I like the way it seems to be tied on the trailer with a piece of washing line....
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    Re: Most Famous or Infamous Healey to be Auctioned

    102,700 for the pre production 100...
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    Re: Most Famous or Infamous Healey to be Auctioned

    The auction is now in progress, lot 238 has been sold, NOJ is 433 and the pre production 100 is 452.

    Listing and result here https://www.bonhams.com/eur/auction/19293/
  13. Thread: Almost legal

    by john_j
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    Re: Almost legal

    Be careful having people, even if they are small people, sitting on the back deck - it isn't designed for it and isn't strong enough to take the weight!

    It must be VERY late 1959! Mine was #25xxx...
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    Re: Bugeye Color Samples

    Unless that's a bad photo, it isn't Primrose Yellow YL04 it's the later YL12 used on MK3? Mk4? Sprites. This is Primrose.

    Also, this is Cherry red. That looks like the later Tartan? red.
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    Re: Front Springs ......

    Axle stands (quite high) under the chassis, trolley jack under the outer end of the wishbone, remove top trunnion bolt, gently lower the jack. No problems.

    It's a bit tight getting the wishbone...
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    Re: The Goodwood Revival

    Photos here .

    On the down side, the rain was a little unpleasant. :frown:

    On the upside, it made the racing more interesting. :smile:
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    Re: Morris Minor disc brakes

    Ah yes, you're right - America was the 1100/1300.
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    Re: Morris Minor disc brakes

    "The Marina mostly used the 1275 engine with a cast crank.." Also used the B series 1800.

    "The front suspension was very similar to the Minor and I think the upright could be installed on the...
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    Re: Mystery 1930s sedan: identity?

    Good point! I think I WILL take up that guy down the street's offer to by his old Bug and turn it into a drag racer. After all the emblems on it are wrong anyway...they spelled it B-u-g-a-t-t-i. Toss...
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    Re: Mystery 1930s sedan: identity?

    https://www.oldstox.com/TheEarlyDays.htm, scroll down to almost the bottom & it says 1933 Lagonda M45.

    A good condition one - https://www.oldstox.com/images/Lagonda%201933%20M45.jpg
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    Re: Removal of shock links

    Use a puller or ball joint splitter?

    Tighten as much as possible and then hit with a hammer to give extar force.

    Which end of the link is tapered? Is it both? (can't remember, it's such a long...
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    Re: Disk Brakes for 58 Anglia

    Presumably your talking about a 100E, so it has struts? easiest swop I think would be from Mk1/2 Cortina or Escort.
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    Re: All I need is the hitch

    I don't think it's a problem making the tow bar, you could bold to the rear spring hanger and bumper brackets, but (not based on any scientific calculation, just how it looks) I'd say that boat's too...
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    Re: 1/4 to 1/2 elliptic

    Agreed - why bother!

    All you have to do is modify the front mounts by cutting out old and welding in new, weld more box section into the boot, change the axle and you can then bolt the leaf...
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    Re: Suspension bolts head size?

    As far as I can think, Whitworth shouldn't fit anything, it's all SAE (aka AF) , so 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 3/4 should do most things!
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