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    Re: Sagging Springs?

    While you have things apart, install a set of Peter Caldwell's rebuilt Lever Arm Shocks Front and Rear. That will also help to improve things. More important with handling, has the Front End of thins...
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    Re: Ms. Triss is home!

    JP and I'll bet most of those electrical related items will work once you clean off the Green from the Bullet Connectors in both sides. IT happened for me with Bugsy I my '68 Sprite. Not a single...
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    Re: Bugeye gets a diaper

    Great idea, any idea on hw to drain and clean other than car up on jackstands, unbolt, wash it out. If it is like a typical BE, 3-5 drops will mark his territory wherever he goes. If it is a bad...
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    Re: Conclave 2020

    Nelson, And I signed up to help run auto cross. I was looking forward to seeing old friends at Crystal River. Bugsy is in the middle of wiring harness reinstall. Hopefully ready for our big end of...
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    So the approach I took with upgrading to LEDS and Installing with a new Harness was to pull in Harness, Test with the 1157 / 1156 Bulbs until I knew I had a good connection and then swap to LED...
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    I’ve wired in Headlight Relays to Spridgets before and the relays do not care if you have traditional bulbs, aHalogen Bulbs, or LED headlight bulbs. All the relays are doing is switching on the power...
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    Re: Cranky but not cranking

    Wow 1913 ALFA and what an aerodynamic shape. That is really cool . And a 93 mph top speed from a 40-60 HP Engine. Talk about state of the art engineering at that time. WOW WOW WOW
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    Re: Cranky but not cranking

    Take the battery out and get it tested.
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    It all depends on the rear mount. He ground down the top of the bellhousing and was using a Rivergate Rear Mount. Yes it will fit in that way without taking a BFH to the Battery Shelf but it is...
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    Finally had a few hours available between remodeling projects and Kate took the late afternoon and evening off to hit the Beach at Siesta Key for a few hours. I opted for Bugsy time. Opened up the...
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    Re: 948 convert to 1275 info

    Thanks Bill, hope all is well with you and yours. Take care.
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    Re: My MK IV Update

    Wow, a whole lot of work. Nice paint and great color.
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    A slide hammer can be quite useful for this.
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    Re: My MK IV Update

    Got to go to Advanced when you respond, pics I reduce in size to 500X 300 pixels. You can add up to 4 pics per post.
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    Re: 948 convert to 1275 info

    Bill,

    My '68 Sprite, Bugsy I, had a 1098 installed with a Smoothcase Tranny. Not sure what was done to make it work but I bought it that way, and I drove it for 12 years and then sold it to Alan...
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    Re: My MK IV Update

    So now we need pics. It didn't really happen without pics to prove it.
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    I will be back to Bugsy work after a fashion and take on the driveshaft yoke and tranny tunnel issue but now in the middle of bathroom remodeling project. Mine almost done vanity and replumbing gets...
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    You can get close at least by connecting drive shaft to rear axle and turning one of the wheels. Should be easy to turn with no friction. If Yoke touches you will find that Diff will let you know if...
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    Hey but at least you have help to find each others glasses, or help to pull out the guy stuck under the car trying to install the rear tranny bolt or the driveshaft nuts and bolts. Bet you find out...
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    But how about DS clearance? Bolting up DS and rotating rear tire will let you know if you have an issue.
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    Bill, I added a Speedhut GPS speedo for that very reason and avoid the adapter box that is notorious,y unreliable. I customized graphics on the speedo face adding Austin Healey Script logo. Added...
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    His truck with a palm nailer and nail in backwards is a great trick as long as you know up from that you need additional clearance. Unfortunately with engine and tranny installed there is no room to...
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    Agreed on the MGB Gaiter. That's what I did. just leave the first 2 rings underneath the opening in the turret. And Bill since main wire harness is not installed yet, starting the engine and tossing...
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    Should not make a difference but rear mount definitely does. And if it does interfere it is possible to fix it.
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    Re: Started adapting the datsun gearbox today

    And depending on your BE and the 210 adapter rear tranny mount you may run into a clearance issue with DS yoke hitting although slightly, just behind the shifter opening. I’ve run into that w Bugsy...
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