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221. [Spridgets] turbo bugeye engine breakin (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 07:49:57 -0700
The new rebuild is now nicely broken in. The motor performed well up in the Sierra, handling the 6000 ft altitude as it always does. When I got home I ran out the rest of the tank driving to work, so
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00100.html (8,110 bytes)

222. [Spridgets] throttle body (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 15:53:01 -0700
Before I hit E-bay and/or the local pick-and-pull, does a lister have a throttle body with TPS left over from a snowmobile or other project? For a spridget, I would think that a 44 to 48mm bore is ap
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00112.html (6,383 bytes)

223. [Spridgets] fuel injection (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2007 10:26:04 -0700
OK guys, start the clock. I ordered the Megasquirt fuel injection controller kit and plan a trip to the yards for a throttle body this weekend. After reading extensively in the forums, I see that mos
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00176.html (7,730 bytes)

224. Re: [Spridgets] fuel injection (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2007 10:50:04 -0700
Actually I thought about that for a moment. Then considered the many hours spent fabricating the custom manifolds, building a motor to handle the boost, finding a 1970s era turbo and modifying most e
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00179.html (7,546 bytes)

225. [Spridgets] zddp castrol (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2007 13:51:15 -0700
I went looking for Rotella oil in town and had no luck. I then checked a few web pages and found this information: d=7032
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00183.html (7,189 bytes)

226. [Spridgets] EFI project (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 09:55:04 -0700
Saturday was productive at the pick-n-pull. I checked about a jillion American cars and settled on a Ford Escort throttle body with attached throttle position sensor and idle air valve. No built in i
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00219.html (7,320 bytes)

227. Re: [Spridgets] test, is this thing on? (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 10:04:34 -0700
Hmmm... someone's gettin a little testy. Glen _______________________________________________ Edit your replies
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00221.html (7,976 bytes)

228. [Spridgets] unicycle story (slight LBC content) (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 07:48:11 -0700
I was driving home from work yesterday in the bugeye (LBC content requirement) and spotted a rider ahead of me on a unicycle. I slowed down to offer my congratulations and headed home. The rider was
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00283.html (7,419 bytes)

229. [Spridgets] EFI 1275 (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 15:45:44 -0700
The first week of the EFI Sprite project went well. I ordered and received the kit for the controller and test circuit. The kits are very complete and went together over the last three evenings. The
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00284.html (8,056 bytes)

230. [Spridgets] junkyard 1275, Subaru throttle body (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 07:33:47 -0700
I was cruising the Pick-and-pull yesterday and found a late model Midget w/1275(smog pump/triple wiper year). Front discs, and diff already gone, 1275(minus carbs) and ribcase still there.......anybo
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00375.html (7,110 bytes)

231. [Spridgets] Aussie humor (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 09:51:44 -0700
I found a link to this guy through a story in Velonews about "Harden the *uck Goes by the name "Chopper Reid" and has a half hour show somewhere down under. I'd
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00427.html (6,382 bytes)

232. Re: [Spridgets] Reflector (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 12:43:05 -0700
Hi Larry, Try Bull Motif or East Susses Motors of England on the web. Also, Autofurbish. The Morris Traveler and the Austin A35 and A30 have rear reflectors like yours. The problem is that the Morris
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00431.html (8,446 bytes)

233. [Spridgets] EFI update (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 13:39:12 -0700
I know, I gave an update last week, but this keeps up the pressure on me to get it done. The Subaru throttle body was no good for a turbo engine, since I found an old-timer-expert that described what
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00436.html (7,568 bytes)

234. [Spridgets] change of seasons/cars (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 09:24:32 -0700
It rained just enough this morning to force a change over to the A35. So now that Bugsy is shifted to the back of the garage I can get to work on the EFI under-bonnet stuff. With some weather luck, I
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00448.html (7,184 bytes)

235. Re: [Spridgets] Pick-n-pull score (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 07:49:04 -0700
I've got an extra grommet for you, but no can. Weird about the diff!!! Walking that same row of cars a few years ago I found a 3.9 sitting in the boot of a Fiat 124. Grabbed it immediately. Turned o
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00466.html (7,317 bytes)

236. Re: [Spridgets] boy bothered by bugeye bushings (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 13:28:34 -0700
When you think about it, the inner metal sleeve of the bushing is locked in position by the bolt to the chassis mount, the outer metal sleeve is locked to the hole in the radius arm by friction. The
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00649.html (8,046 bytes)

237. [Spridgets] Practical Classics/Buster Cluster (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 16:32:46 -0700 (PDT)
I got a copy of the Practical Classics that has the Buster Cluster article. Its very nicely done. The editors wisely decided not to include the head shots of everyone that they took such care to coll
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00773.html (7,181 bytes)

238. [Spridgets] 5-speed woes (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 09:10:23 -0700
I felt sooo bloody clever, getting the engine in and out in one weekend. But last night I found that the new clutch still slips when I pound the throttle. Under I go, and discover that the clutch rel
/html/spridgets/2007-10/msg00000.html (6,291 bytes)

239. [Spridgets] EFI progress (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 16:09:28 -0700 (PDT)
I got the engine out Saturday morning, swapped in a fresh clutch, slightly retarded the cam timing and drilled and tapped the holes for the intake air and water temp sensors. I got the engine back in
/html/spridgets/2007-09/msg00807.html (7,663 bytes)

240. Re: [Spridgets] Tapered roller bearings (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 14:22:12 -0700
If you check the K&S metals rack at the local hardware or hobby shop, you'll usually find a small plastic pack of "shim"material". Various thicknesses of brass about 4"x6". Easy to use scissors to cu
/html/spridgets/2007-10/msg00006.html (8,612 bytes)

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