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Re: replacement bearings x-mac-creator="4D4F5353"

To: Lawrie Alexander <>
Subject: Re: replacement bearings x-mac-creator="4D4F5353"
From: dave houser <>
Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2001 17:52:49 -0700
Lawrie and others,
First, let me say I appreciate your appreciating my attempt at humor(something
this list at times tries very hard to include). Sorry you found it so
offensive, didn't realize that it was politically incorrect to include the M---
Dave Houser

Lawrie Alexander wrote:

> Dave,
> Whilst appreciating your attempt at humor, as a proud distributor of Moss
> Motors' parts, I am offended that you would include their name in your April
> Fools' joke. They suffer quite enough from people who blame their parts for
> failures (often attributable to ignorance and carelessness on the part of
> the installer) that they don't need jokes such as yours which, I am sure,
> will be partially read by some people who will see only "failure.....third
> time......Moss" and draw the conclusion that they should not deal with Moss
> Motors.
> I believe your joke would have been just as funny (if that's the correct
> word) without reference to any of the vendors who invest time and money in
> making sure that we enthusiasts can keep our cars on the road.
> Lawrie
> British Sportscar Center
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dave houser <>
> To: <>
> Date: Sunday, April 01, 2001 8:49 AM
> Subject: replacement bearings x-mac-creator="4D4F5353"
> >Well folks, I"ve truly had it with this restoration. For the third time,
> >Moss' bearings let me down again. Noise started  immediately after
> >taking the car out this evening and got progressively louder while under
> >way. Having recognized the problem immediately, I am asking the list for
> >new sources of muffler bearings. I'm looking for the tapered kind this
> >time, so anyone having any recommendations, please forward info to the
> >list, too.
> >Cheers,
> >Dave H.

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