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1. Re:   Classic Car Insurance (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 20:29:55 EDT
S'true that different classic car insurance specialists have different limitations, but they're all oriented to the same objective: make sure that the car is used truly as a hobby car, gets driven re
/html/mgs/2005-09/msg00368.html (7,649 bytes)

2. MGA front clip needed (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 21:46:01 EDT
Due to an accident at the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, I am in need of the front clip for an MGA -- both front fenders, front shroud, and bonnet. If anyone has a lead on that portion of a car, or m
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00163.html (6,316 bytes)

3. Pronounciations and spellings (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 20:57:31 EDT
While we're talking about pronounciations, two others really bug me: Concours -- pronounced con - coor (like the beer, only singular) a Concourse is a place in the airport next to which the planes pa
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00343.html (7,741 bytes)

4. Wiring tips (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 21:06:09 EDT
One great tip that worked for me on wiring -- take the wiring harness in your workshop manual to Kinko's and ask them to enlarge it onto the biggest piece of paper they have -- 18x24, for example, is
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00344.html (6,736 bytes)

5. Show Judging MGs (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 11:22:09 EDT
I'm doing an article about concours judging among British car clubs. I know there are formal systems in the Jaguar and Healey clubs, and I believe there is a similar system in the Triumph clubs. Howe
/html/mgs/2005-07/msg00388.html (6,494 bytes)

6. MGA Soft Top for sale (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 11:37:57 EDT
I got a soft top and bows for an MGA with the body I bought to rebuild my race car. If anyone needs a set of top bows (top too, though it's pretty grundgy, if you want if), please let me know. Cheers
/html/mgs/2005-05/msg00256.html (6,255 bytes)

7. New California Smog regs on old cars (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 11:39:45 EDT
operate on insurance Having followed this process of creeping controls for ten years now, I absolutely agree. My disappointment with this whole process is that the leaders of the club/insurance/indu
/html/mgs/2004-10/msg00142.html (8,529 bytes)

8. Freeze Plugs (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 12:08:56 EDT
I normally wouldn't disagree with anything Larry says, but in this case, I would make a couple suggestions based on recent experience replacing the "freeze" plug on my MGA race car. First, they reall
/html/mgs/2004-10/msg00222.html (8,712 bytes)

9. Book review - Essential MG (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 12:18:58 EDT
To the MG list: I've just gotten a book for review that I wanted to share with the MG list. Essential MG by Graham Robson -- available through and for list $24.95. 160 pages
/html/mgs/2004-10/msg00223.html (7,526 bytes)

10. Room in Corning for Watkins Glen (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 17:14:58 EDT
I've got a room reserved at the Days Inn in Corning for the Watkins Glen weekend that I'm not going to be able to use. First person who contacts me can have the reservation. Cheers Gary Andereson Che
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00037.html (6,449 bytes)

11. Room Available for Monterey Historics (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 11:58:00 EDT
If anyone is interested in going to the Monterey Historics, I've got an extra hotel reservation that I will have to cancel in a few days. It's at the Travelodge in Salinas - Very convenient to the tr
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00065.html (6,867 bytes)

12. Starting Puzzler (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 17:30:07 EDT
This morning our good friend Jack arrived in good shape in his TD at our weekly meeting of Krispy Kreme Donut Derelicts, Mountain View (CA) chapter. When he got ready to go, the car would happily tur
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00427.html (7,553 bytes)

13. Re:   V1 #1657 (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 11:42:56 EDT
Another solution via a different approach. Check with a good video store for a surveillance camera with a cable feed -- These can be found for about US$100 (or less for b&W) and are about the size of
/html/mgs/2004-08/msg00472.html (7,515 bytes)

14. Race Car Insurance (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 14:19:55 EDT
I've just finished updating the insurance on my classic cars with Hagerty, including the MGA that I vintage race. I was informed by Hagerty that I could insure the MGA under a standard road policy,
/html/mgs/2004-07/msg00395.html (7,373 bytes)

15. Contact info for Al Moss (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 16:59:47 EDT
Does anyone have contact info for Al Moss; an auto historian friend would like to pick his brain about the old days. Cheers Gary Anderson
/html/mgs/2004-07/msg00517.html (6,183 bytes)

16. Freeze Plugs (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2004 13:48:14 EDT
Due to cooling problems (bad hose, bad radiator are possibilities being explored) last race weekend, I blew out a freeze plug in my MGA. The good news was that the plug that blew was the one nearest
/html/mgs/2004-06/msg00164.html (6,984 bytes)

17. Alternatives to de-smogging (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:59:28 EDT
Actually, if you expand the equation, you may get a different answer. How much pollution is created, energy and resources used in the manufacture of the new car that is going to replace the obsolete
/html/mgs/2004-06/msg00274.html (8,715 bytes)

18. Core Plugs (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 17:03:37 EDT
In seeking a replacement for the blown-out core plug in my MGA race car, I paid a visit to my local NAPA store. After some creative searching through their parts books, we came up with a part number
/html/mgs/2004-06/msg00275.html (6,707 bytes)

19. High-performance MGA radiators (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 17:19:12 EDT
Research over the past few days to find a replacement radiator for my MGA race car surfaced the following alternatives, if anyone is interested. Kelvin Dodd reports that the replacement (reproduction
/html/mgs/2004-06/msg00276.html (7,329 bytes)

20. core plugs (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 00:37:33 EDT
When installing a new core plug of the permanent variety -- tapped in or copper screw-expanding type -- what's the conventional wisdom? Silicone the opening before installing the plug, silicone the p
/html/mgs/2004-06/msg00307.html (6,453 bytes)

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