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Re: Advice sought, minor LBC

To: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>
Subject: Re: Advice sought, minor LBC
From: Carolyn/Rick <walters@mail.softcom.net>
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 1999 20:06:14 -0700
Cc: spridgets@autox.team.net
References: <37815BE4.DA109075@exit109.com>
Reply-to: Carolyn/Rick <walters@mail.softcom.net>
Sender: owner-spridgets@autox.team.net
Hi Frank,

Don't forget to teach her how to change a tire, check the oil and all.  One
thing I have noticed is young ladies don't know how to do the easiest
things.  They get a flat and it scares me to watch them raise the car on a


Frank Clarici wrote:

> Fellow listers, especially guys with daugters who drive.
> My daughter gets her license Wednesday, she will be taking over our
> Austin A40.
> It was *her* car all along, I just had the pleasure of restoring it.
> I want to teach her basic troubleshooting just incase her 40 year old
> car breaks down on the road.
> I have tried teaching her about fouled plugs, clogged fuel filters, wet
> ignitions, listening for unusual noises and like that.
> I don't expect her to replace points although there is a spare dizzy in
> the boot.
> Any advice for a nervous father to give his daughter as he passes her
> the keys to a 40 year old vehicle?
> PS, My girl is one IN a million so is her car! I don't want her to be 1
> OF a million in a modern jelly bean.
> --
> Frank Clarici
> Toms River, NJ
> Bugeye Sprite
> 67 Sprite
> 59 A40
> http://www.exit109.com/~spritenut/

52 MGTD,Sparky    74 MGB, B-tris    76 XJ12 Coupe, Jacque
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