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    Re: Not Healey but the puns are worth it

    Traffic safety and coverage always provides food for thought, speaking frankly. Can you imagine the grilling the driver must have gotten? The relish with which this has been treated? Poor driver...
  2. Re: Incredible BE for sale, Calgary, Canada

    SOld today for $ 25.5 k US. I figure the purchaser got incredible value (but I'm sure no expert). Apparently it's staying north of the 49th, and sets a record for price for the last four years at...
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    Re: Wheel Tire Camber

    I can`t resist: AUSMHLY: does the squeaking change in volume as you move closer to (or further away) from Disneyland. Doug
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    Re: Thread Locker on Shock Bolts?

    Good grief! `Damper`! I`m jealous. Doug
  5. Incredible BE for sale, Calgary, Canada

    Hopefully high-lighting this ad isn`t inappropriate. Bring A Trailer; bidding closes in four days. Note the kit-built Morgan three-wheeler in the background on one of the shots. I saw the car and...
  6. Toyota 6 cylinder eng & trans in a BJ7

    http://forum.britishv8.org/read.php?4,53388
    Just ran across the above (the thread was started in 2015, and I`m presuming its a BJ7), Quite a pretty installation. Doug
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    Re: Thread Locker on Shock Bolts?

    I like to use Loctite Blue on pretty much everything, including bolted connections with lockwashers. It`s easy, and (compared to the man-hours etc.), cheap. Doug
    (and I can`t resist: I`m...
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    Re: New Battery Needed for BJ8

    I used to measure up the size of the battery base on the various vehicles we've owned, as well as the height, and just bought whatever was the biggest one that would fit in the hole - making sure the...
  9. Re: Bruce Uchida Front Tilting Bonnet, 2008

    Thanks Rut, but no thanks. We probably won't go the front tilt thing, but figured I should at least find out how to do it right. And it'll be a few more months before we fish the Bugeyes out to see...
  10. Re: Bruce Uchida Front Tilting Bonnet, 2008

    Rut - is there a part number or description for the HDPE strip? Or did you cut the groove yourself? And any special advice regards sourcing latches that fit behind the wheel. Your public wants to...
  11. Bruce Uchida Front Tilting Bonnet, 2008

    http://www.britishv8.org/Other/BruceUchida.htm
    "Custom designed and fabricated bonnet hinges that pivot and move the bonnet forward as it opens up. (With these fitted, the back of...
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    Re: Radiators , fans etc

    a couple of other housekeeping items, per SD Bugeye: pull the rad and get it flushed. Look into flushing the block and heater core. Close off the heater flap on the driver's side and open the one...
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    Re: Radiators , fans etc

    You might want to try adding Redline's Water Wetter. we use it in a couple of cars, but I can't comment as to whether or not it is truly magic. Doug
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    Re: What is this tag?

    have a look at: https://www.ahexp.com/forum/the-3000-forum.3/radiator-restoration.190196/

    Doug
  15. Re: Trying to find an accurate tyre pressure gauge

    I've just skimmed through the Amazon/Rhino site and - hooray!!! - all questions are answered.
    "Q: Your product states ASME B40.1 accurate. What grade accuracy has this been certified to B, A,...
  16. Re: Trying to find an accurate tyre pressure gauge

    (Sorry guys - I seem to have managed to duplicate several posts. Dang)

    If I have a 60 psi dial tyre gauge built to ASME B40.1, accuracy 'B (commercial gauges)', then I have 2% of the span (1.2...
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    From https://www.instrumart.com/pages/539/pressure-gauge-accuracy-grades
    "Accuracy can be expressed as percent of span or percent of indicated reading. Percent of span is the most common method...
  18. Re: Trying to find an accurate tyre pressure gauge

    Further down the above web-page:
    https://www.instrumart.com/assets/ASMEb40_1.png
  19. Re: Trying to find an accurate tyre pressure gauge

    From https://winters.com/engineering/gauge-accuracy/
    "Accuracy can be expressed as percent of span or percent of indicated reading. Percent of span is the most common method with percent of ...
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    Re: Optimal lighting for a BN1

    We have a BJ7 and converted the rear reflectors to LED signal lights as well as the brake lights to LEDs. I highly recommend the LEDs for safety etc. etc. We didn't convert the front signals to...
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    Re: AH EFI build... again

    I've got that book - won't claim I understand all or even some of it! Simple Digital Systems started out years ago with a retro-fit automotive EFI system, but have pretty much switched over to the...
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    Re: AH EFI build... again

    Steve – the Webers are 40DCOE bodies sans venturis; the 40s were pretty standard as dual carbs for these engines, back in the day, so I’ve got my fingers crossed regards the air flow concerns you...
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    Re: AH EFI build... again

    We're converting a 1972 BMW 2002 (hopefully) to EFI using gutted Weber DCOEs as throttle bodies with injector bungs from Simple Digital Systems welded onto the underside, upstream of the butterfly. ...
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    Re: LBCs, whatcha gonna do?

    I'm finding it a wee bit (well, a lot more) of a struggle to get out of our Bugeye or 3000, the problem primarily being it's a long way back up to a vertical position. And really durn difficult with...
  25. Re: Trying to find an accurate tyre pressure gauge

    Bill - had a look at your jbtools web-site michelin gauge, and it's the same one that I'd found earlier in this process: "Gauge accuracy is +/- 1% plus 0.5 PSI"
    I'm not too hung-up on our LBCs as...
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