Do all Chevy Vega rims fit our Spridgets?
On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 10:40 AM, Mark Haynes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> So for the past 4 weeks, I ve been working on getting the Bugeye s brakes
> functioning. In the process, it ngot polyurethane bushings all the way
> the suspension, plus my racing springs in front, one new (refilled and
> shock on the driver s side, and the disc brake setup cannibalized from my
> MKII. I had to find a rebuild kit for one of the rear wheel cylinders
> were from the MKII originally also) on Friday to get the brakes completed.
> Yesterday, I worked on getting tires that weren t dry rotted on (185/70-13
> race tires at this point on Vega GT rims), bleeding the brakes out again,
> hot-wiring the ignition. It turned over very well initially, but wouldn t
> (This was where the original problem was and why it was parked) I checked
> cap and rotor-new, but there was no electrical connection between sides of
> points (I originally suspected shorted points), so a push or two with a
> file corrected that, a shot of starting fluid, and VROOM-It runs!! 45psi
> pressure at idle, revs well, stays cool -Amazing little cars aren't they!
> ignition switch needs some attention, as do the electricals for the lights.
> went to take it out for a spin, put 2 gal of gas in, and saw it was
> onto my foot! Five pinholes in the tank! Next project!
> So, a question to the list, will the MKII tank and filler tube fit the
> That tank was professionally cleaned and has never seen a drop since.
> TIA and Hoorah!
> Mark Haynes
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