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Re: show cars

Subject: Re: show cars
From: (Steve Tritle)
Date: Sun, 22 Dec 1996 10:23:26 -0500 wrote:
> much to do about nothing
> what are you people talking about ?
> so someone wants a pretty car, let him (or her ) have it, if you want one, go
> ahead
> and have it. those idiots who want a pretty car only to show it off is like
> marrying  an ideal woman and keeping her a virgin.
> my wife bought me a 53 td a couple of years ago. restored, the works, it was
> in shows and won many awards. but the kluck that did the work never owned an
> mg before and even worse   had never been a hot rodder.  soooooo i've spent
> almost
> 3 years re -restoring  what was a show piece hunk of crap into a car.
> betsy is almost there.  she has been getting her rear end fixed for the past
> month or so and will be home for christmas. running 4.555 gears.
> took out those ugly horns and got a beep beep on the badge bar. in place of
> the horns there is a bank of relays and a row of fuses. no more stupid pull
> thing to
>  energize the starter. we got a push button mounted in the hole that was
> vacated by the stupid pull thing that is wired to a relay that activates the
> starter solenoid that
> does its thing with the starter. other relays operate the horn, the lights (
> can even
> operate high & low beams at the same time). fog lights, fan for the heater,
> (the switch that operates the relay is in one of the holes left when i took
> out the
> accessory jacks. the other hole contains the switch that controls my audio
> setup.
> thats enough to make some of you people sick    good for you
> its just rubber and metal and not very well put together . as for engineering
> it pathetic.  my model a ford was better engineered 20 years earlier.
> you may ask why do i one a td?
> when i was 25 back in 1954 i had a 52 td that i eventually drove to
> california.
> didn't see another mg for the entire trip. this mg is just helping me to
> relive my youth.
> my big problem now is    what colors should i use to checkerboard the
> grill.
> wife says she wont come with me to alaska   sooooo lets make plans.
> i have a milepost from a few years back, still shows gravel roads.
> are we going to establish a spare parts list for the group ?
> is there anyone on the list that made the previous GOF.  (carol?)
> that could give this poor soul a push off in the right direction.
> steve and directional signals
> there was an article about 10 years ago that describes just what you are
> doing
> in some detail in one of my magazines. have them on my hard drive but not
> indexed yet, so bear with me and i will find it and attach it to mail.
> got a lot more to say, but in a nut shell
>  drive it, love it, but most of all, make it yours not theirs,
> rockyThanks, Rocky. I will be looking for the inf on TD turn signals.

Steve 52TD

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