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  1. Question - wiper switch and signal switch ends

    the round ends of the wiper and signal switches (later cars)

    what are they actually supposed to look like? (from new) were they clear? chrome? red on the left green on the right?

    thoughts?
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    Re: Grinding when shifting into first

    saw this on another forum

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  3. Everyone knows you can restore a car in a week.

    I saw it on TV.

    OTOH this is a little more plausible - and kind of fun. Though I won't tell Mrs. JP on account O she might think it is a more appropriate direction for my hobby to take.

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  4. Thread: My Back Pages

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    Re: My Back Pages

    and behold - on this very day a PSI from Rod Stewart - probably more relevant to this distinguished company than many other forums.
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    Re: Kia update or the power of haggling :)

    Today was one of those days where it was nothing but errands - SWMBO's eye test - picked up some bushes for the Midget - hot tub chemicals etc. etc. Went by the guys that installed my sunroof and...
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    Re: Computer memories.

    wasn't but in looking it up this BOFH excuse generator came up - just refresh the page!

    http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ballard/bofh/bofhserver.pl
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    Re: Kia update or the power of haggling :)

    love the optimism in this place :) (you're probably right)

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    MGA Re: Inspection LA area

    Goeje morgen - I would love to fly down and help :)

    Seriously though you might want to post this in the Pub as it doesn't necessarily take an MG person to check and not all people check every...
  9. Re: Richmond VA 1960 Bugeye Bringing Miss Eva back to life.

    impressive! (and a little scary ) ;)
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    Kia update or the power of haggling :)

    My Kia Soul is almost 10 years old and SWMBO has explained that I need to spruce it up a bit or I will fall out of love with it and want a new car and she doesn't want to pay for a new car - wise...
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    Re: Time to get the Healey on the road

    top looks amazing! thanks for the pics and, again, welcome
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    Re: It doesn't pay to cheat

    Fascinating Op ED piece in the New York Times - don't understand all the connections, but, author claims that the families who want/have their kids attend the elite schools invest 10 million more PER...
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    Oops - flight re route

    https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0913/1075635-pilot-coffee/
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    Re: Time to get the Healey on the road

    welcome! very interested in a picture of the top!

    You live in an amazing place to drive all year round
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    Re: Vinyl making a comeback?

    My son (32) is into vinyl. I recall in the late 90's leaving all my records by the road because they wouldn't sell in a yard sale (someone did pick them up). In the basement somewhere I have a box of...
  16. Re: In need of 2 Fulcrum Pin Bolts - MOSS Has them on Back Order

    Looks like Little British Car Co might have something

    https://www.lbcarco.com/cgi-bin/or17?nextform=/orderinprogress.html&o=9709803.5867013652&p=

    even Moss UK = shipping from the UK seems crazy...
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    Re: New guy from Utah

    welcome! there are a few spridget hot rodders so we are glad to have you here (and not purists by a long shot) Would love to know more about the conversion
  18. Re: Hello, Back to work on my 1970 E-Type FHC

    great looking project and great looking shop! welcome
  19. Thread: Oh Waiter!

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    Re: Oh Waiter!

    Noooooooo keep em coming - so bad they're good
  20. Thread: Some songs

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    Re: Some songs

    not really - remember the payola scandal (and the Monkees) - marketing has always been around. Even the classical composers depended on patronage.

    Coming back though to Carly, Basil, I bet you...
  21. Thread: More aircraft

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    Re: More aircraft

    Coming to which, I hadn't realized that for years the Smithsonian claimed that its former secretary Samuel Langley was first to flight and not the Wright brothers.
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    Re: Experts over time...

    Oooo that's me - consultant, comes from 100 miles away, borrows your watch, tells you what time it is and keeps the watch. :grin:
  23. Re: Richmond VA 1960 Bugeye Bringing Miss Eva back to life.

    I have 4 switches. 1 and 3 have the same shape as your ignition key - 4 has the patina of your ignition key. If you want, pick one and PM me your address - no charge.

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    Re: Latest Side Projects

    As an aside, do you do pads etc? My brother is currently making himself a nice side business repairing instruments (pads especially) for the local school board and music store.
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    Re: Thoughts/advice on Miatas?

    Doug, we should never ever confuse a hobby with transportation. If you need a daily, get a corolla/ Kia/ Hyundai - it will start everyday - you will be able to drive family and you won't need to...
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