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281. Re: [Spridgets] External coil ballast? (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 13:40:03 -0800
Sounds just like an external ballast reisistor. Check the resistance between the coil terminals. If its very low, then that doohicky is just what you think. As for question 2, no idea at all. _______
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg00046.html (8,722 bytes)

282. Re: [Spridgets] Welder, Ablolutely Green but I got one (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2008 10:54:34 -0800
Be very careful about flammable items within about 6 feet of your welding. Hot sparks are easily capable of igniting materials nearby. Like say... the rag tucked between the tranny tunnel and passeng
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg00074.html (8,787 bytes)

283. Re: [Spridgets] Welder,caution (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2008 13:00:35 -0800
To the below I would add, NO sandals either. The hot spark always lands under the piece that goes across the top of your foot. Summary: NO flammables within 10 foot radius NO synthetic clothing (thin
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg00079.html (8,079 bytes)

284. [Spridgets] blue engines (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 13:05:40 -0800
I painted my 1275 engine Ford blue in a previous iteration. Looked bad. Too much like a toy. This time around I painted it black. Since then, I haven't seen a single oil leak. I didn't say I didn't h
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg00256.html (6,652 bytes)

285. [Spridgets] BB King (no lbc) (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2008 11:03:26 -0800 (PST)
Last night I 'opened' the last Christmas present from my wife. Two tickets to BB King at the Mondavi Center here in town. We were about 10 rows back and it was fantastic. Sure he's 82, but he still k
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg00483.html (7,878 bytes)

286. Re: [Spridgets] Paul Aggierson (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 10:09:55 -0800
I have his kit in my bugeye and its excellent. The full-Datsun clutch may not be such a big deal for a mild buld 1275, but if you plan on upping the stock HP, the Datsun clutch is better. The kit is
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg00675.html (8,668 bytes)

287. [Spridgets] actual daily drivers (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:13:21 -0800
Sitting on a slow afternoon and thinking, I realized that last year I drove either my 58 Austin or Bugsy to work every day except four, when I took a "modern" car. That's over 250 commutes in an LBC
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg01116.html (7,488 bytes)

288. [Spridgets] found Morris (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 10:25:25 -0800
I just found this ad in SF Bay area craiglist, interesting. There is a black Morris - Minor 1000 sitting on the street in front of my house. This car was parked there about 2 months ago. I checked wi
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg01126.html (7,289 bytes)

289. Re: [Spridgets] Speedo Cable Interchange (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 12:22:06 -0800
A few inches of heat shrink tubing slipped over the smaller speedo end of the cable, moved down to the melted area and shrunk into place, and Robert's your relative. Glen ____________________________
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg01266.html (7,598 bytes)

290. [Spridgets] bugeye doors (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 15:26:24 -0800
Sunday night I was bored and looking at the driver's door. The over-beaten sheet metal could never again be flat as the passenger door, and it was bugging me. I logged onto e-bay, searched for bugeye
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg01274.html (7,551 bytes)

291. [Spridgets] interesting engine heater on e-bay (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 10:17:58 -0800
Forgive the giant link, but this sure looks interesting if I lived on the wrong coast. -RILEY_W0QQitemZ330206557812QQcmdZ
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg01292.html (7,601 bytes)

292. [Spridgets] bugeye door locks!! (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 10:46:42 -0800 (PST)
I just picked up my E-Bay doors and discovered that Red Green must have once owned a Bugeye. The fellow I bought them from has a 59 MGA and two bugeyes. He'll be checking out the list soon I expect.
/html/spridgets/2008-01/msg01423.html (7,386 bytes)

293. [Spridgets] bugeye mileage test (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 10:23:55 -0800
Finally the rain let up for a Sunday and I was able to get out for a mileage test of the EFI Sprite. I did a mostly level 126 mile drive on freeways averaging 60-80MPH the whole way(mostly 5th gear).
/html/spridgets/2008-02/msg00073.html (8,293 bytes)

294. Re: [Spridgets] bugeye mileage test (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 13:15:12 -0800
As much fun as it has been, and as well as it has solved my turbo/91octane problem, I have no desire to turn my hobby into work. If you want a full set of directions, tons of photos, pages of web-lin
/html/spridgets/2008-02/msg00077.html (7,979 bytes)

295. Re: [Spridgets] YOU MIGHT BE A SPRITE DRIVER IF contest (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 08:05:53 -0800 (PST)
You might be Sprite driver if someone at work needs a 1/2" wrench and you instinctively reach for your front pants pocket. .if you've lied to your spouse about the funny smell in the oven or dishwshe
/html/spridgets/2008-02/msg00157.html (7,985 bytes)

296. Re: [Spridgets] oh oh toy boys (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 13:34:23 -0800
When these first got mentioned on the list I posted that there were rip-off clones being sold and to watch out for the "real" ones(Air Hogs). The recalled ones are rip-off clones. No surprise. I'm st
/html/spridgets/2008-02/msg00333.html (6,670 bytes)

297. [Spridgets] 67 Sprite for sale (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 12:27:20 -0800
Naturally this one shows up AFTER Frank has poured a ton of work into a rotty Glen _______________________________________________ Support Team.Net
/html/spridgets/2008-02/msg00392.html (6,993 bytes)

298. [Spridgets] rte.70 to Ozarks? (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 13:32:58 -0800 (PST)
I've been looking at the idea of going south at Salt Lake City and taking 70 to Missouri. Anyone driven it and have advice, alternatives, reasons? Bugsy got a shot of paint on the bonnet and I polish
/html/spridgets/2008-02/msg00549.html (7,329 bytes)

299. [Spridgets] door hinge plate (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 19:32:12 -0800 (PST)
The captive nut plate for the lower hinge on my bugeye passenger door is semi-frozen and won't move far enough inboard to allow door bottom alignment. I'm thinking of drilling a small hole through th
/html/spridgets/2008-02/msg00555.html (7,516 bytes)

300. Re: [Spridgets] To name a car (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 15:18:17 -0800
Considering your suspension troubles, how about: "Miss Inclined" Glen _______________________________________________ Support Team.Net htt
/html/spridgets/2008-02/msg00692.html (8,209 bytes)

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