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1958 Bugeye Update

Well I'm finally back on the road. I was having several issues (months and months) with sputtering, stalling and just not running. I installed a Weber carb, fuel filter, fuel pump, Pertronix distributor, flame thrower coil, Pertronix spark plug wires, plugs and ignition switch. I guess I did the carpet bomb approach to fixing the issue. Not sure what the individual issue was but she runs great. Spent a lot more than I wanted but I wanted dependability. Can I say dependability in regards to an old British car? I 'm a happy camper!

Is this a hobby or sport?

Mike
1958 Bugeye Sprite
1275 series A
 

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Mike said:
Is this a hobby or sport?

Mike
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addiction

:thirsty:
 
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Well said John-Peter Smit!

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Nope - here:

It's an affliction! (Especially numbers 2 and 3!!) :laugh:

Main Entry: af·flic·tion
Pronunciation: \eh-flik-shen\
Function: noun
Date: 14th century
1 : the state of being afflicted
2 : the cause of persistent pain or distress
3 : great suffering

Apparently the ancestry of LBCs can be traced back to the 14th century!
 

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not the car - just the technology :wink:
 

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Com on your just like the rest of us. Moss and vicky brit catalogs stashed all around the house and shop. Quarts of Castrol hidden in shop cabnets just in case.You get a sore neck from drive down a never before traveled road looking for a potential project.
Quit at any time yea rite.... :laugh:
 
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is there a therapist in the house?

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Therapist here ?
What the .. they told me to relax a little get a hobby NOW LOOK AT ME! :crazyeyes:
 

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is there a therapist in the house?

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YO!
 

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Awww.... jus' take two LBC's 'n lie down fer an hour. You'll be FINE.
 

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DrEntropy said:
Awww.... jus' take two LBC's 'n lie down fer an hour. You'll be FINE.

on your back with your head in the footwell trying to track that issue down...
 
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