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    Re: One morning at Starbuck’s

    I recall a Far Side cartoon with two bears waiting for victims behind a "Free WiFi" sign.
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    Re: BN4 Longbridge flasher unit.

    Is that supposed to make a 4-way flasher? That would explain the separate switch.
  3. Re: What's the Recommended REAR END oil gl Grade?

    Reality check: Who disassembles their engine to change the oil?

    Drain the oil, if it doesn't look like brown metal flake, refill it. If it looks like metal flake, maybe disassemble.
  4. Re: Loose Metal Knocking/Banging Sound during Rough Idle

    You should also have a timing chain vibration dampener. A problem with it wouldn't affect the oil pressure.
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    You Asked For It, Basil

    A fly had a bug in its back.

    Fly: Are you a mite?

    Bug: I mite be.

    Fly: That's the dumbest pun I've ever heard.

    Bug: What do you expect? I made it on the fly.
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    Re: Dear Students

    And the problem is? I do that in our Club Planning meetings.
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    Re: Seat Foams and recommended interiors?

    I needed a fine adjustment of the height of the front of my seat. Since I have the wooden frame inside the metal base (BN4), I put a paint stirrer under the wooden frame.
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    Re: Towards better brake performance....

    One thing to keep in mind if you can no longer lock the brakes: If you fit stickier tires than the old Road Speed tires, it requires more braking to overcome the increased tire grip.
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    Re: BJ8 Adjusting valve clearance

    There is no requirement to adjust the valves in that sequence, it's just that they go fully closed in that sequence.
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    Re: Intake manifold drain pipes

    The last time I had a 3,000 RPM idle, it was a small bit of gasket caught in the throttle plate.
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    From AUTOWEEK

    1967: AUSTIN-HEALEY SPRITE GETS 10 PERCENT MORE POWER, STILL VERY CHEAP

    With the "big-block" 1275cc engine :highly_amused:
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    Re: one less fortress

    I have a friend who loves flying in the Ford Trimotor of about 1929 vintage. I suspect it's not as highly stressed, but at 90 years old, that's a lot of time for an aircraft.
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    Re: Removing bn4 bonnet

    To remove mine, I removed the pins in the hinges under the dash. No indexing required. I'm not sure if it's standard, but my pins are held in place by cotter pins.
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    Re: BN2 wheel cylinders/rebuild/replace?

    Not with drum brakes, but with discs, I've found rebuild kits to be better.
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    Re: Save your voice

    This conversation is really getting strained.
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    Re: Towards better brake performance....

    Did you change the pad material from what you had before?
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    Re: Did I Do The Right Thing?

    Yes, Doug, you did the right thing. I'm the Membership guy for our Club and we really need to know why people leave. Hopefully, we can do something about it.
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    Re: Does anyone recall...

    Still have the Erector Set. Red metal box.

    Moved on to chemistry lab in college. A couple of the guys were trying to make LSD.
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    Re: Positive ground radio

    I recall hearing that the shift and pedal patterns were standardized with the Austin 7.
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    Re: Positive ground radio

    I've driven a RHD Ford in the UK. The shift pattern in a RHD car is the same as in a LHD car. Making it the reverse would require a mirror image transmission.
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    Re: Positive ground radio

    Yes, AM 740 is still a popular news station.
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    Re: Positive ground radio

    The "dial" doesn't look like our regular AM or FM dials. I wonder if it is for European frequencies?
  23. Thread: Oops

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    Re: Oops

    Someone was resisting arrest.
  24. Thread: I called

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    Re: I called

    What do you expect from an organization with the acronym NAP?
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    Re: Spa Six Hours

    You racing 414?
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