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121. Re: Tie Rod end (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 13:00:01 -0700
What worked for me was heating the junction of the two parts with the propane torch for a few minutes, then simultaneously whacking the "eye" of the steering arm on opposite sides with a pair of ham
/html/spridgets/2006-10/msg00277.html (7,847 bytes)

122. Re: 1275 Pistons (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 08:40:31 -0700
I got a set of forged oversized pistons with a custom dish volume for a turbo 1275 from Venolia in California. I've been very happy with the motor/pistons. Not cheap, but not out of line with others
/html/spridgets/2006-10/msg00495.html (7,825 bytes)

123. Re: Skeptic foiled (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 13:00:22 -0700
That's how we spend the slow moments at the lab. Slip a sliver of dry ice into a small tube with a drop of water or two, cap it and drop it in a trashcan next to a coworker. Snoring stops, urination
/html/spridgets/2006-10/msg00519.html (8,476 bytes)

124. tow vehicle (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 10:50:32 -0700
My back-fence neighbor just came back from England with his newest acquisition, a 50's Land Rover tow truck. Its a classic un-restored beauty! Even has "East Midlands Towing" on the side (or somethin
/html/spridgets/2006-10/msg00794.html (6,533 bytes)

125. Rover pics (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 12:47:24 -0700
I sent the pics to Ed for his site. Although I know the neighbor owns a MkI Land Rover, I don't know how to tell one from another so I can't be sure what year or Mk. the towtruck in the pictures is.
/html/spridgets/2006-10/msg00795.html (6,463 bytes)

126. rover pics and my new web site (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 13:59:29 -0700
I finally figured out enough of this computer stuff to put together a web site. Not much on it yet, but it will grow. For now, you get a pic or two of each or our LBCs and I just added the pics of th
/html/spridgets/2006-10/msg00798.html (6,733 bytes)

127. Deves more (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 11:52:44 -0800
I just got off the phone to the order desk lady at Deves Rings. If you like or use Deves rings for your LBC pistons, bad news. Apparently the company has or will be sold and isn't taking or filling s
/html/spridgets/2006-11/msg00037.html (7,223 bytes)

128. piston rings (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 09:15:17 -0800
Grant's Rings of Anaheim had a set for the 1275 pistons AND in my .040 oversize! I was unbolting all the peripheral crap preparing to pull the motor last night, and then realized that the front frame
/html/spridgets/2006-11/msg00070.html (7,034 bytes)

129. Re: Car Audio Amps. (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 13:08:15 -0800
Aww, come on! 8-tracks had their own special little routine. Hold the tape just so and rap it against your other hand just right, then ease out a foot of tape and then tighten it up just right to ge
/html/spridgets/2006-11/msg00162.html (8,582 bytes)

130. Re: Clutch - Was Bugzuki Update (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 15:30:40 -0800
air compressor, "jet" nozzle, directed into the clutch master "out" port, and blast it out. Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-11/msg00259.html (6,922 bytes)

131. Austin A30 for sale (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2006 15:28:06 -0800
I'm on the English Austin A30/35 list and received a sad posting from a woman in the Pacific NW who has "had a change in family income" and needs to sell her Austin A30 four door. Here's her website
/html/spridgets/2006-11/msg00325.html (6,686 bytes)

132. Re: It is too tight (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 08:42:48 -0800
Did you replace the thrust washers? Can you turn the motor over by hand if you remove the center main (and thrust washers)? Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-11/msg01156.html (7,524 bytes)

133. Re: Not Bad MGB on ebay for $950, in Kali (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 08:17:23 -0800
The non-op prevents the huge DMV fees, but this is still a smogged car with obvious problems and potential high costs (wire wheels/hub replacement?) Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-11/msg01178.html (7,539 bytes)

134. 1275 won't turn over (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 09:08:44 -0800
Who was the lister with the 1275 that wouldn't turn over after assembly, and what was the resolution? Problem solved? Enquiring minds...... Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-12/msg00528.html (6,299 bytes)

135. x-mas rc toys (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 15:41:07 -0800
Its too late to get one in time for Christmas, but the coolest toy I've had in awhile is the "Piccoo Z" toy helicopter. (about $40 from Hobbytron). Some folks are lucky enough to find them at Radio S
/html/spridgets/2006-12/msg00542.html (7,205 bytes)

136. Re: Steel versus Aluminum manifolds (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 14:03:10 -0800
Good custom manifolds may take a few iterations. I've made three different adaptors to join various SU carbs to the turbocharger. Steel does the trick, easy to weld, easy to find and afford, easy to
/html/spridgets/2007-01/msg00243.html (7,575 bytes)

137. Re: First cars (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 07:48:02 -0800
First car, 1959 Borgward Isabella Combi. Funky German station wagon with a four speed column shift. Definitely a babe-magnet. Glen
/html/spridgets/2007-01/msg00739.html (6,593 bytes)

138. Re: 1275 L vs. 1275 H (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 14:57:48 -0800
More like 15cc per tablespoon. I've got 16cc dish pistons in my 1275. Glen
/html/spridgets/2007-01/msg01225.html (7,600 bytes)

139. Re: joke no LBC (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 07:53:53 -0800
Anyone else remembering the American version of this joke with the punchline:"Why do you ask, Two Dogs F**ing?", or the Scottish version with the punchline: "ayye, but you bugger ONE sheep.......!" G
/html/spridgets/2007-01/msg01364.html (6,814 bytes)

140. carb needle (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 14:01:17 -0800
For those of you running a single H4 on a 1275, what cam/carb needle combination are you using? I'm running a single H4 on a Howley manifold, 1275, VP7 cam. So far, I've been using a "GT" needle whic
/html/spridgets/2007-01/msg01398.html (6,653 bytes)

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