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21. Master cylinder resleeve (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Sat, 09 Oct 1999 19:12:35 -0700
Has anyone on the list resleeved their own MC? Has anyone resleeved with stainless? On a bugeye with the stock 7/8" dual mc, disc front brakes is there a preferred rebore size? Is 3/4" better or stic
/html/spridgets/1999-10/msg00714.html (7,351 bytes)

22. English terminology (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Sat, 09 Oct 1999 23:49:54 -0700
Looking through my "Austin Healey Sprite MkI" shop manual(no, there was no publishing date anywhere in the book to explain the 'MkI') shop manual, I enjoyed all the little language differences, but t
/html/spridgets/1999-10/msg00764.html (7,561 bytes)

23. English terminology (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 1999 00:57:44 -0700
Yes, I know it refers to leading of the sheet metal. I've not seen any brazing on any car I've worked on, but I don't get out much. Brazing puts a lot more heat on the thin sheet metal than leading.
/html/spridgets/1999-10/msg00771.html (7,253 bytes)

24. Shocking request (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 01:59:08 -0700
Just a plea to those of you with parts cars. Does anyone have a rear shock for a '59 bugeye? Passenger (right) side. I don't even have a rebuildable core to send in, as the shock on the car now has a
/html/spridgets/1999-10/msg01313.html (7,713 bytes)

25. Trans gaskets (score: 1)
Author: (Glen Byrns)
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 18:45:01 -0700 (PDT)
A question for group: Ribcase transmission paper gaskets, dry or with a sealant? Preferred sealant? I'm tempted to use a thin smear of silicone sealer on all of them. What the heck, I use it on every
/html/spridgets/1999-10/msg01450.html (6,870 bytes)

26. Hissstoric wheels (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 15:26:30 -0700
To the list After sending a jpeg to Gerard of my car, he had a question about my wheels. AS I told Gerard, the wheels on my '59 are Shelby mags. Simple four hole alum. 13-5. I've got three of the pla
/html/spridgets/1999-10/msg01719.html (6,917 bytes)

27. RE: rearend noise (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 07:12:02 -0700
I remember my father telling me his first job was at a car lot where he had the task of adding ground cork to transmissions and rear-ends to quiet them. Would be more fun and much tastier to come up
/html/spridgets/1999-10/msg01895.html (6,577 bytes)

28. floorpan holes (score: 1)
Author: (Glen Byrns)
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 21:20:52 -0700 (PDT)
Greetings to the list from a new member. I'm currently restoring a 1959 Bugeye. The previous owner had fiberglassed the floorpans. On removing the fiberglass, I find some oil, some oily decayed under
/html/spridgets/1999-09/msg01148.html (7,522 bytes)

29. Got my dream car. (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 1999 20:54:31 -0700
A short story to share with the list. In 1979 I was 17 years old and interested in cars. A young man across the street bought a 59 bugeye for $500 and set to work restoring it. In the process, he tau
/html/spridgets/1999-09/msg01318.html (8,482 bytes)

30. Re: Can you lift your Spridget? (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 1999 22:01:27 -0700
Why lift your spridget? On a smooth garage floor they may be easily shoved sideways one end at a time. Regards, Glen
/html/spridgets/1999-09/msg01328.html (11,394 bytes)

31. Re: Got my dream car. (score: 1)
Author: (Glen Byrns)
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 22:10:54 -0700 (PDT)
Sorry I miswrote I was 17 in 1979, it was 1969, and I'm now 47. Luckily no regrets as I spent the 10 extra years very well. regards, Glen Byrns
/html/spridgets/1999-09/msg01348.html (9,287 bytes)

32. Re: Got my dream car. (score: 1)
Author: (Glen Byrns)
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 07:59:14 -0700 (PDT)
Keith, you would enjoy seeing the custom manifold the previous owner made for the turbo. Beautifully welded, it closely couples the intake and exhaust such that the single SU opens back toward the dr
/html/spridgets/1999-09/msg01359.html (11,276 bytes)

33. Undercoating (score: 1)
Author: (Glen Byrns)
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 1999 20:59:37 -0700 (PDT)
Question to the list... Does anyone have any opinions on 3M Rubberized Undercoating. I plan to use it only the underside wheel well panels that face the tread of the tire. My goal is to better protec
/html/spridgets/1999-09/msg01633.html (8,096 bytes)

34. Undercoating summary (score: 1)
Author: (Glen Byrns)
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 1999 18:58:52 -0700 (PDT)
Thank you all for the replies on undercoating. It sounds like if you don't get it so thick that it can pull off in sheets or chunks that it works pretty well. since the first of the wheel wells was f
/html/spridgets/1999-09/msg01664.html (7,088 bytes)

35. Re: Possibility of fuel line primer? (score: 1)
Author: Glen <>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 03:08:10 -0700
Throw a clean rag in the boot. When its time to start up, remove the gas cap, place the rag over the opening, your mouth to the rag and give it a big long blow. I'm getting ready to pull out my tank
/html/spridgets/1999-09/msg01698.html (8,639 bytes)

36. Re: Ebay Story (Long) (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 08:36:56 -0800
I agree that shipping from the UK is exhorbitant and slow, but sometimes things pop up on e-bay UK that just don't show up here. I just bought an original Austin A35 radiator on e-bay UK for about 38
/html/spridgets/2006-03/msg00484.html (9,299 bytes)

37. metallurgy question (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 14:23:00 -0800
I'm going to be welding up a manifold from mild steel tubing, three short stubs of 1.25" going into a 'log' 2" in diameter. This will mate a turbo to a 1275. My question is, would the finished manifo
/html/spridgets/2006-03/msg00488.html (7,577 bytes)

38. Re: metallurgy question (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 15:24:22 -0800
Hi Bill, I'll be using a single SU just like the POs original. Its been running that way for years now and its a good system. I just finished a welding class and was looking for an excuse to make som
/html/spridgets/2006-03/msg00489.html (7,889 bytes)

39. metallurgy question answered (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 09:23:58 -0800
Once again the power of the list is incredible. Several helpful replies have determined my course of action. 1. Better support of the weight of the turbo/carb weight with a bracket between the turbo
/html/spridgets/2006-03/msg00505.html (6,848 bytes)

40. Re: I know they are supposed to leak, but (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 15:44:46 -0800
Could it be a crack in the brazing that fixes the bung to the pan? Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-03/msg00528.html (7,861 bytes)

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