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1. Re: painted screws (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 13:31:27 -0500
Same thing on my BT7. Painted. --Along with the exposed edges of the felt blanking plate seal! Dave J. -- Original Message -- From: Blue One Hundred To: Richard Bittmann Cc: healeys Sent: Thursday, D
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00011.html (7,479 bytes)

2. Re: what car is this (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 19:17:21 -0500
I've seen her before. Don't remember all the details, --but the body was by Ghia. Dave J. -- Original Message -- From: Patton Dickson To: Healey List Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 4:58 PM Subject:
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00063.html (7,481 bytes)

3. Fw: Painting Gear Shift Knob (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 12:00:42 -0500
What I did with the round shift knob and all of the rounded dashboard knobs with lettering, on my BT 7, was to thin some white enamel, paint over the recessed letters, allow it to become partially d
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00178.html (8,178 bytes)

4. Reliability Rally Article (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2005 00:38:57 -0500
Modern car magazines should never write articles on classic British cars. --They rarely get it right or miss the point, altogether. Received the Jan. "Automobile" today.Was pleased to see that it inc
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00204.html (8,365 bytes)

5. Re: BJ8 Wheel Alignment (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 14:10:24 -0500
I know that you have been working on the car. --If the engine is not in it, or if you have jacked up the front end and just "set it back down" --without driving or rolling the car any distance, --yo
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00235.html (7,676 bytes)

6. BT7 Speed (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 12:56:33 -0500
Nobody asked for the BT7, But I'm gonna tell you anyway! :-) About 30 years ago, when my car was a great deal more beat up than it is today, -and I was less beat up than I am today.... I had had the
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00259.html (8,176 bytes)

7. Re: BT7 Speed (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 13:49:55 -0500
107 mph X 1.5 = 160.5 mph....... derr. Still, you think that's too optimistic? lol. Dave J. -- Original Message -- From: davidwjones To: Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 12:56
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00261.html (8,574 bytes)

8. Re: BN1 speed (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 16:25:23 -0500
Didn't I read in several books that, one of the main reasons for the folding windscreen design on the BN1-2 was to reduce the drag enough to allow the cars to reach a top speed of 100mph, --giving cr
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00270.html (7,510 bytes)

9. Re: Friday Funny (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 19:19:11 -0500
"That basically does everything a classic British sports car was supposed to do, except leak oil". or burble.......or demonstrate commitment........or turn Heads. But we knew that...... In today's ne
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00281.html (8,273 bytes)

10. Chill (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 16:01:06 -0500
Yeah, my Healey is buried in the garage behind a 3 ft wall of frozen snow / slush that the "plow guy" so brilliantly shoved up against the garage door. Yeah, it's colder than a top-down drive in Febr
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00313.html (7,857 bytes)

11. Re: friday funnies (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 19:04:28 -0500
Being from Boston, I heard it this way-- "What's your IQ?" "40" "........... How 'bout those Yankees???" Dave J.
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00363.html (7,874 bytes)

12. Re: Registrar Interest, was BT7L/1428 IS DEAD !!!!! (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 19:10:10 -0500
I believe the current registrar for BT7 tricarbs is Bill Bolton. --At least it was, 5-6 years ago. David W. Jones '62 Mk II BT7 tricarb Cumberland, RI USA Of course, it would also help if all not Wel
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00365.html (7,924 bytes)

13. Re: An interesting question (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 19:15:25 -0500
I know it was Isadora Duncan, --I believe it was an Auburn Boat-tail, and I had always heard that the (v. long) scarf was caught under the "rear tire" I'll see what I can find.... David W. Jones '62
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00366.html (8,574 bytes)

14. Re: An interesting question (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 19:23:36 -0500
Duncan often wore scarves which trailed behind her, and this caused her death in a freak accident in Nice, France. She was killed at the age of 49 when her scarf caught in the open-spoked wheel of he
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00367.html (9,694 bytes)

15. Re: Spinners (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 12:30:39 -0500
OMG, It never occurred to me to try to picture a big Healey with a black rubber 5 mph bumper, front and rear, a-la the late MGB. Geeze, Dave, ...There's a truly disturbing visual I could have lived h
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00439.html (8,624 bytes)

16. Re: New sports car (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 14:45:23 -0500
There was a full write-up and test of the Veyron in Automobile, about 2-3 months ago. Carbon fiber, lead crystal horn button, basically a mammoth engine on wheels. Other than for really exotic means
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00464.html (7,539 bytes)

17. Fw: Shut face finishing set installation (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 17:09:44 -0500
Sam, It will help a great deal in answering your question, and providing appropriate photos, if you will tell the list which model Healey you have. Dave j. -- Original Message -- From: James E Austin
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00468.html (8,314 bytes)

18. How Many? (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 15:11:12 -0500
I have been able, easily enough to find the production numbers for each model of big Healey, but what I am actually looking for are the numbers of each model originally shipped to the US and also if
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00725.html (7,781 bytes)

19. Fw: How Many? (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 16:22:31 -0500
I'm wondering if any of the US registries ever talk to each other, compare notes, crunch numbers, draw any conclusions, or identify trends of any kind. --It would be interesting to know things like a
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00726.html (9,704 bytes)

20. Re: How Many? Good Luck!!!!!! (score: 1)
Author: "davidwjones" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 19:15:39 -0500
Thank you Greg. What you say makes a lot of sense. I don't think it is for a lack of trying on anyone's part. -I suppose that with so many examples still around, and in various states of repair / dis
/html/healeys/2005-12/msg00730.html (8,488 bytes)

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