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RE: A little cash raising for a poor GT (fwd)

To: Max Heim <>
Subject: RE: A little cash raising for a poor GT (fwd)
From: john peloquin <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 1999 13:44:09 -0700 (PDT)
Dear Max,

Yeah, I figured it would be pretty likely to fit and to work, since it is
pretty simple- and easy to fix as you point out. What is a fair price for

"Never ascribe to Malice that which can be explained by Ignorance."
John J. Peloquin, Assistant Research Entomologist
Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

On Wed, 9 Jun 1999, Max Heim wrote:

> john peloquin had this to say:
> >[snip]...I happen to have a Smiths RVI240/100A
> >POSITIVE earth Tach for I believe to be an earlier than my model
> >MGB. This gauge is 4 inches in diameter and has a light for the ingnition
> >within it. I think this is the gauge for your year, perhaps some of the
> >other listers can confirm it. 
> >
> I don't know what the context of this exchange was, but yes, I can 
> confirm that is the tach for a 66 B. I also have the innards of one, 
> abortively converted to negative ground, sitting around my garage 
> somewhere. What is actually in the car is the case, face, and needle of 
> the Smiths with the guts of a $14.95 J.C. Whitney 2-inch electronic tach. 
> So even if the gauge is a dud it's pretty simple to keep the original 
> look...
> (for shame, for shame!)
> --
> Max Heim
> '66 MGB GHN3L76149
> Runs great, 
> looks particularly bad since some SUV clown backed into it.
> If you're near Mountain View, CA,
> it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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