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Re: dashpot oil

Subject: Re: dashpot oil
Date: Sun, 05 Apr 1998 09:24:41 EDT
On Sat, 04 Apr 1998 20:18:05 -0500 "Unger, Larry G"
<> writes:
>> Gotta line up behind Chip on this one.  Every time I
>> see the ad in Moss Motors for the special "damper oil",
>> my eyes get misty in admiration for the marketing folks
>> who thought that one up.  I mean, it really appeals to
>> you, doesn't it - use the "correct" stuff in those
>> incredibly complex and demanding SU carbs.....beautiful.
>Yep ...and don't forget the little bottle ... I'm sure
>that it cost them more to manufacture that then to fill
>it with the "correct" stuff (aka motor oil).  I must admit
>that I just had to have one of those nifty little bottles
>with SU stamped on it ... well at least its easy to refill
>and it helps this OF remember what to put into carbs ... ;^)
>Safety Fast! ...
>'61 MGA 1600 MkII

Well, despite the rouge in the cheeks from having thought the stuff was 
lighter than engine oil, its nice to see such a clear concensus on
I shall refill my  2 expensive dashpot oil bottles (about $16 at Moss
prices) from 
my nice little Castrol container (guess about $1s worth...) and i guess
ive made myself about $15 profit!!! - right??

mike robson
69 roadster
70 BGT
72 roadster

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