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341. Re: [Spridgets] Datsun Rebuild (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 08:41:28 -0700
I've done two and they're not that difficult. No fly-away ball-bearings like a spridget and the shift assembly is a bit easier. For what its worth, the one I had "professionally" rebuilt still had a
/html/spridgets/2008-05/msg00527.html (8,230 bytes)

342. [Spridgets] all Brit show (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 08:59:08 -0700
What used to be the Dixon show and is now the Woodland show is over. There were over 200 British cars on the grass yesterday. Very warm (100deg.) conditions meant the shaved ice girl made a fortune.
/html/spridgets/2008-05/msg00528.html (8,344 bytes)

343. Re: [Spridgets] midget engine removal (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 12:20:36 -0700
Disconnect the oil pressure line from the block. _______________________________________________ Support Team.Net
/html/spridgets/2008-05/msg00596.html (8,667 bytes)

344. [Spridgets] top down, comfort up (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 13:12:48 -0700
Today I drove to work with the side curtains on and the wind blocker mounted in the rollbar. WOW! Almost no cockpit wind, much quieter. I think this is how I'll be driving to Missouri. As I got close
/html/spridgets/2008-05/msg00733.html (7,380 bytes)

345. Re: [Spridgets] Progress on getting the Midget on the road... (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 16:38:12 -0700 (PDT)
Even if the dizzy drive gear is dead on, if the trigger point of the petronix sensor isn't exactly where the original points trigger position was, the difference shows up with a timing light. Conside
/html/spridgets/2008-05/msg00739.html (9,159 bytes)

346. [Spridgets] no new toy for now (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 09:15:33 -0700
The Morris fire truck in Reno was already sold by the time I saw the craigslist ad, the Sebring bonnet MkIII still has clouded paperwork and I'm bummed. I really had the aquisition bug there, and cou
/html/spridgets/2008-05/msg00764.html (7,768 bytes)

347. [Spridgets] new LBC (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 07:47:37 -0700
Amazingly, the kid got his paperwork straightened out, and I'm taking delivery this morning on a 1967 MKIII Sprite with a fairly nice Sebring bonnet. It'll end up being an episode of "Flip this car"
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00047.html (6,781 bytes)

348. Re: [Spridgets] Skanky Miss - A Slight Reprise (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 13:00:59 -0700
You've proven what we all eventually learn about these cars. Chasing down a difficult problem ends up teaching you about all the other things that AREN'T causing the problem. One learns little from
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00148.html (8,345 bytes)

349. Re: [Spridgets] Honda CV Joint (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 12:52:20 -0700
CV joints take a long time to fail and they are loud in the process. Clean the outside of the torn boots, shoot in some grease and close the holes with goobers of silicone adhesive or duct tape. Unti
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00201.html (7,341 bytes)

350. Re: [Spridgets] LotO meet show questions.. (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 08:20:08 -0700
Show up with the bugs and nicks of a fun road trip and show them with pride. Your car will look 100% better than the cars that don't show. Mine's going to look like it usually does, mediocre garage p
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00394.html (9,707 bytes)

351. [Spridgets] 67 mkIII part out (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 15:59:54 -0700 (PDT)
Long story short, the car cannot be registered and is being parted out. I got the Sebring bonnet (YES!!). Remaining are the front disc set-up, a 3.9 diff, 1275 that runs w/ribcase(bad). Doors, windsc
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00529.html (6,987 bytes)

352. [Spridgets] bugeye for sale (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 12:54:12 -0700
I just talked to the guy, he's hard of hearing and yells into the phone. Ford guy, he knows nothing of Sprites and took this one in trade along with a VW he wanted. He lists it as a 57(!), but when a
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00585.html (7,510 bytes)

353. [Spridgets] bugeye shell 4 sale (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 12:44:52 -0700 (PDT)
Cars with no paper, aaarrrggghhh! I just looked at a 59 E roller with very littlr rust and few dents. Disc brakes already in place w/factory sway bar. No grill, heater box or seats. A 1500cc has been
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00624.html (7,987 bytes)

354. [Spridgets] vin tag (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 22:03:34 -0700 (PDT)
For a bugeye that has lost its vin tag, can the door post tag or the bodyshell number above the passenger footwell be used to track down the original ser. #?? Thanks, Glen Byrns _____________________
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00652.html (6,792 bytes)

355. [Spridgets] new bugeye made it home. (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 18:10:39 -0700 (PDT)
No time to post pics yet, headed for Father's day dinner. Wnen I found the body tag inside the right door post I knew I could get a correct vin so I grabbed the car. Body shell # is BAE 9711 Is that
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00681.html (6,872 bytes)

356. [Spridgets] new bugeye photos (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 06:26:47 -0700 (PDT)
here's the new addition to the family Glen _______________________________________________ Support Team.Net
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00699.html (6,305 bytes)

357. [Spridgets] new bugeye oddities (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 08:49:20 -0700
Every one of these that comes out of the bushes has its own set of PO created anomalies, this one had a few as well. A 1500 Triumph engine was dumped into the bay and supported by a crowbar. Not moun
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00700.html (8,337 bytes)

358. [Spridgets] free 1500/trans (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 09:47:15 -0700
Free to whoever can take it away with the least effort from me, one 1500cc engine and transmission, condition unknown, no carbs. Includes one(1) genuine slightly rusty crowbar that currently supports
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00702.html (6,996 bytes)

359. Re: [Spridgets] @#$%^%^#&^ (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 09:59:54 -0700
Mostly packed, leaving early Saturday morning towards Elko, and a quick check under the bonnet detected a bad looking heater valve hose. New one should be here this evening and swapped in tonight. O
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00755.html (8,981 bytes)

360. Re: [Spridgets] @#$%^%^#&^ (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 10:53:22 -0700
I ended up with a plastic can approved for use in Kalif. Couldn't find anything else. What the heck, It'll only be in use for two weeks. Glen _______________________________________________ Support T
/html/spridgets/2008-06/msg00762.html (8,033 bytes)

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