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81. Re: Chevy Vega wheels on a Sprite (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 08:19:09 -0700
I paid $50 for a set I've got sitting in the backyard since I found they won't fit in the Austin's wheelwells. Good on a Morris Minor also. Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00306.html (7,030 bytes)

82. Re: 1275 motor (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 13:29:21 -0700
I got a complete one from a junkyard in very poor shape for $160. Didn't turn over and needed three sleeves. Machining costs were $851 Crank ground and polished, rods resized, new pistons fitted, bl
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00372.html (7,653 bytes)

83. starter problem (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 10:38:29 -0700
With the new motor and its higher compression along with the new-motor-stiffness, the old starter can't turn it over fast enough to start. What is the usual cause of a starter loosing torque? I'll be
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00397.html (6,717 bytes)

84. sprite BBQ (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 13:09:30 -0700
Check out this link, near the bottom. And I thought I had a heat issue..... Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00471.html (6,285 bytes)

85. A35 alive again (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 09:41:04 -0700
The junkyard 1275 started for the first time last night. No cooling system yet so it only ran for 30 seconds, but it sounded smooth and nice. I did the usual 180 out of timing mistake that I seem to
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00515.html (6,868 bytes)

86. 1275 exhaust manifold clamp (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 12:24:10 -0700
The 1275 I'm fitting into the Austin has a stock early 1275 manifold. Is there a trick to get the manifold to seal to the flared exhaust pipe? With no gasket, I guess the clamp has to clamp the pipe
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00639.html (7,285 bytes)

87. 1275 exhaust header (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 08:26:26 -0700
I gave up trying to get a good seal with the old style 1275 manifold and set to work on the pieces I already had cut to make a custom set of headers for the A35. Should be done by tonight. No leaks,
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00708.html (7,025 bytes)

88. Re: Bustercluster - pass it on (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 09:27:21 -0700
I plan on arriving sometime very early Friday morning. I'm going to try the "drive-all-night-while-its-cool" strategy. Wouldn't want the beer to get overheated in the late July sun. I'll leave when t
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00747.html (7,746 bytes)

89. Chico all Brit show (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 08:01:02 -0700
I got the Austin's shocks on in time to take it to Palo Alto, but chickened out when I saw the website and relaized I should have sent in a photo and gotten a confirmation of invitation ahead of time
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00862.html (7,121 bytes)

90. Re: 1967 Austin A60 Pickup (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 07:50:29 -0700
As long as you insulate the cig lighter so that it doesn't ground out, you can connect the lighter as if it were in a negative ground car and it should be fine for the converter. Just be sure that t
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg00932.html (7,680 bytes)

91. Re: FI Cleaner NOW: High Mileage (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 10:41:49 -0700
I've seen one close up and sat in it. Some boyfriend of a diplomat had one at the end of a Brit car drive and was nice enough to let everyone look it over and sit in it. They are roomy inside and com
/html/spridgets/2006-06/msg01003.html (7,668 bytes)

92. Sprite for sale. (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2006 08:26:04 -0700
I got this from a guy who works here at the University but isn't on the list. If you're interested, e-mail me and I'll give you his contact numbers. I chatted with you in the past. I have a TR4 and a
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00208.html (7,276 bytes)

93. Re: MG's to be built in Oklahoma (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 16:03:42 -0700
Hey now! They're NOT German. German engineering and Brazilian engines, but assembled in England by the same fine craftsmen that built our other cars. Now that I think about it, I'd better go over the
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00411.html (7,815 bytes)

94. Re: Re: Pink Floyd - the footsteps (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 16:09:18 -0700
The footsteps through the head effect was on an earlier album, I believe, Atom Heart Mother. Its just before the sound of a fly being swatted, which then goes on to become the start of "Several Speci
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00412.html (8,081 bytes)

95. tire availability (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 15:14:08 -0700
Does anybody know where to find 165/70/13s these days? Goodyear had me covered until this time around. Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00455.html (7,017 bytes)

96. tire availability (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 10:13:19 -0700
Thanks for all the tips folks. Here's the summary of 165/70/13 tires: Yokohama..............backordered all aver the country Sears.....................discontinued Bridgestone.............can be orde
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00481.html (7,640 bytes)

97. bustercluster rendezvous (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 08:36:29 -0700
I've decided to drive the wife's Morris to the Cluster. Good power, good radio, side window service for the beer taps....and I'll have a woodie the whole way down and back. Seriously, I saw a rig in
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00615.html (7,476 bytes)

98. Re: BusterCluster tools and registration (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 10:17:45 -0700
I'll bring the right socket for the rear hubs and the front pulley, a torque wrench, timing light, volt/ammeter. for balancing the carbs, a foot long hunk of garden hose is helpful. Glen
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00689.html (8,254 bytes)

99. Re: BusterCluster tools and registration (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 13:28:56 -0700
Come on Phil, didn't you live through the 70's? Roll a splif with the paper, light it with a match, make a "Jefferson Airplane" out of the burned match for the last of the fatty, then try to remember
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00707.html (9,928 bytes)

100. Re: BusterCluster Weather Outlook (score: 1)
Author: "Glen Byrns" <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2006 21:37:00 -0700
I'm ready to go. Tools and spares packed, beer fermented, and Morris checked out and tuned. Two more speakers installed in the back and a fistful of CDs on the parcel shelf. I can't wait to get out o
/html/spridgets/2006-07/msg00838.html (7,407 bytes)

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