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Re: oil>>>>>slick

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Subject: Re: oil>>>>>slick
From: (Todd Mullins)
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 1996 10:35:31 -0600 (CST)
Stephen Brook writes:

> The engine on my B is a Gold Seal unit re-built (I have now
> found out) around 30,000 miles ago. I am sad to inform you
> that although it burns a little (1 pint per 700 miles - ish) it 
> has never yet polluted my driveway.

SHHHH!!!  You're asking for trouble there, fella.

> Maybe I'm just lucky.

Yeah, but if you're SMART you'll NEVER brag about your car again.  If
you just keep your mouth shut your car will perform flawlessly for


Can somebody tell me why I keep removing parts from my daily driver?
First it was the burnt exhaust valve, which I farmed out to the local
garage.  While the head was off, I dug into the brake system, replacing
pads and shoes, but found that the wheel cylinders needed rebuilding
also, and since I have the front suspension apart, I might as well fix
that ovalized kingpin.  And now would be a good time to fix those pesky
exhaust leaks, and maybe do some upholstery work...

Am I headed down a very long and treacherous road?


Todd Mullins    On the lovely Mississippi (USA) Coast

'74 MGB Tourer in an ever-increasing number of pieces...

"I could go at any time..."

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