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  1. Re: What useless information is taking up space in your brain?

    That's the bucket effect on memory. When you are young the bucket is empty, the information poured in stays there. When you get older the bucket is full, the hose of information is still dumping...
  2. Thread: 100 vs 100/6

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    Re: 100 vs 100/6

    On the size thing, I fit in my 100 just fine, with the top down, with the top up my head would brush the top bows on a mild bump (I had the seat cushion shaved), don't know about the 100/6. That...
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    Re: It's friday - transportation songs

    One of my favorite albums, Mud Slide Slim

    https://youtu.be/Mv4pYbRK9tg
  4. Thread: wider tires

    by glemon
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    TR6 Re: wider tires

    My opinion, if you have a stock suspension and you put on wider tires and take advantage of the increased grip it won't be much fun. Without front and rear sway bars and maybe stiffer springs too,...
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    Re: Dinky - my mother's first car

    Dr. E, my hometown, though we moved there after your mom's time, in the early 60s.
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    Re: It's friday - transportation songs

    Radar Love is one of my favorite driving songs

    Continuing on the alternative means of transportation theme, not a huge David Bowie fan, but always liked this one.
    https://youtu.be/9_M3uw29U1U
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    Re: It's friday - transportation songs

    Duplicate, sorry
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    Re: It's friday - transportation songs

    Stands the test of time:

    https://youtu.be/DwrHwZyFN7M
  9. Re: It's Friday - One Hit Wonder Day (Actually Sept 25)

    One more
    https://youtu.be/izQB2-Kmiic
    I don't know how I forgot this one, they were from my hometown, Lincoln, NE, and the Zager of Zager and Evans went on to teach guitar lessons, including...
  10. Re: It's Friday - One Hit Wonder Day (Actually Sept 25)

    Herman's Hermits were popular when I was just getting old enough to notice music, I remember "no milk today", very catchy, happy music, when I heard their first song something told me I was into...
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    Re: No more Bosch tools for me

    I have to give kudos to Black and Decker for sticking with their 20 volt lithium ion battery pack for several years now. I got a drill/driver with a two speed gearbox, one for torque in driving...
  12. Re: It's Friday - One Hit Wonder Day (Actually Sept 25)

    That is what I am doing, but I still get a link inserted and not embedded, but at least the link works.
  13. Re: It's Friday - One Hit Wonder Day (Actually Sept 25)

    One more, remember listening to the radio for hours hoping they would play that one new song you really liked?


    https://youtu.be/7X62ulMaJRg
  14. Re: What useless information is taking up space in your brain?

    I remember the names of kids I went to grade school with, not even close friends, haven't seen them since. People I talked to for 20 minutes yesterday, no clue what they said their name was. I can...
  15. Re: It's Friday - One Hit Wonder Day (Actually Sept 25)

    The McCoys:
    https://youtu.be/2NUZzB8_XHM

    These guys sounded like Blood Sweat and Tears, but they weren't: https://youtu.be/sxJFjO4Skgo

    This guy sounded like Neil Diamond:...
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    General TR Re: Petrol Prices & BC 94 octane

    It was $3.25 a gallon for 91 octane when I open up here in Lincoln, NE, yesterday. My Triumph and my daily driver get premium, the premium gas thing is about my only complaint about my very reliable...
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    Re: BJ8 Adjusting valve clearance

    I know the use of a dial indicator was described as a word we can't use here, but do people really do that??

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    I have attached a generic picture of a cam profile, half the rotation of the...
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    Re: Does anyone recall...

    In addition to balsa wood planes built plastic scale kits for cars, planes, battleships. Model trains, Lincoln Logs, visible rotary engine. Loved to build things, never could get the kids too...
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    Re: Did I Do The Right Thing?

    That is too bad, as one of the younger guys (if you are still working you are a younger guy) in our club I understand the scheduling issues, when our club does little road trips they tend to drag...
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    Re: Does anyone recall...

    I had a Gilbert erector set, as was previously referenced it came with a powerful AC motor that had a gearbox attached, which was so cool.

    Other thing I haven't heard mentioned, balsa wood...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: From Out of the Blue!

    The TR3 looks great, I had a similar deal with my Healey 100 I sold in 2008 on eBay. Was great to catch up with the new owner. Sold it to a dealer in Florida, it ended up back in England by way one...
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    Re: Best looking cars of all time

    I will add that I think, kind of like baby ducks imprinting with their mother, our ideas of beauty are imprinted into our psyches at a fairly young age. You like the cars you saw growing up, that...
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    Re: Best looking cars of all time

    I think that is a very good list, would add BMW 3.0CS and the late 60s, early 70s Alfa GTV Coupes.
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    Spitfire Re: Spitfire for the Win

    Now that you mention it, my Triumphs have never left me stranded either. 6 years of a 4A as a daily driver, and 10 years as a hobby car with my TR250.

    Getting back to Spitfires, I have never...
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    Spitfire Re: Spitfire for the Win

    I read the column regularly, anything under about $3k gets a nice price win if it is at all decent, but nice to see the old British car get 90%+ positive votes, which rarely happens. It did look...
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