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21. Events in Denver? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 96 23:48:52 PDT
Fellow MG'ers: One morning, I saw a BRG Moggie drive past my godawful boring Toyota rental car on Colorado Blvd in Denver and I thought hey!--I could be doing MG stuff in the evenings in Denver inste
/html/mgs/1996-07/msg00913.html (6,835 bytes)

22. Re: Q: removing chrome (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 96 14:07:20 PDT
This leads me to a question. I've been told that chrome plating isn't done in the UK, only nickel plating. Is this true? If so, why? In California, chrome plating has become expensive due to EPA regu
/html/mgs/1996-07/msg00954.html (7,253 bytes)

23. Re: MG 1100 (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 3 Jun 96 11:26:49 PDT
Scott C. Williams asked: Hello. Since we've now been properly introduced, I can tell you that I own three MG 1100's--two '63's and a '65. All of them ran and were registered a few years ago, but two
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00061.html (8,634 bytes)

24. batteries on concrete, redux (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 96 11:29:51 PDT
Jay Tilton asked: In the last installment of the battery on concrete experiment saga, you'll recall (or maybe you won't) that I needed two identical batteries for the experiment and intended to buy a
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00097.html (7,642 bytes)

25. Re: Overdidering problems (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 96 10:26:39 PDT
Matthew Jones asked: I always douse parts like that with WD-40 a few days before trying to get them apart, but that little bit of advice isn't going to do you any good now. Once the chrome carriage b
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00137.html (7,301 bytes)

26. Re: Overriding problems (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 96 10:07:19 PDT
Ric Hamilton questioned: I s'pose so. But the screwdriver slot in the bolt head needs to be narrow and have perfectly square edges or the screwdriver will slip out. I don't know about you, but I woul
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00239.html (7,246 bytes)

27. Re: What have I got? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 96 14:29:56 PDT
You have the successor to the adorable MG 1100. Do I really always mention 1100's? Your car is _almost_ as cute as mine, but yours has a much bigger engine. In fact, it's an MGB engine. Other than t
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00247.html (7,961 bytes)

28. Re: pardon my ignorance... (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 96 11:24:33 PDT
Will Zehring asked: Dunno. But I knew someone who modified their oil pump for increased pickup ('55 MGA, it was #255 or so) and ended up with 90 lbs of pressure. The head gasket didn't leak, but the
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00292.html (9,325 bytes)

29. Re: overheating (no fuel comments) (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 96 11:35:40 PDT
Phil Bates asked: The jury's still out on the four row radiator core. After I decided to go for four rows, some people sent me some very persuasive arguments against it doing any good. I won't have a
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00388.html (7,180 bytes)

30. shortened shift arms, four row cores, batteries, etc. (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 96 14:38:19 PDT
Here's the upshot on some issues I've raised: It turns out that the shift arm on a later _OD_ tranny can't be shortened so that it can be put in an earlier car. It's only the non-overdrive trannies t
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00578.html (9,152 bytes)

31. Re: Free tire-purchasing advice (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 96 10:56:29 PDT
Jay Tilton advised: I avoid having to give the morons any advice, slowly and in monosyllables or otherwise, by buying the tires loose and taking them to the guy who trues my wire wheels to be mounted
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00620.html (10,076 bytes)

32. RE: Free tire-purchasing advice (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 96 15:11:09 PDT
Finally, the original post showed up so I can respond to this. Look what you started, Jay. ;-) Moi? I know, I've been told before that I have too many opinions and too many facts to back them up. ;-)
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00640.html (12,319 bytes)

33. Free tire-balancing advice (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 96 11:57:51 PDT
Dirk asked: You're quite welcome. Back when I worked on Porsche's, we put the weights on the inside for the sake of appearance, and this works, but most of the weight of the wheel is toward the outsi
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg00689.html (7,834 bytes)

34. Re: MG Treats (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 96 16:36:14 PDT
Ross MacPherson asked: Somewhere. Why? I also have some of the MG radio slot blanking plates and I remember these sounding better than the AM radio. For some reason, that radio only picked up disco s
/html/mgs/1996-06/msg01027.html (7,804 bytes)

35. Re: Best answer on synthetics so far... (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 3 May 96 13:13:35 PDT
Bob Donahue asked: The engine will burn oil. I was wondering how there could be no appreciable difference in the lubricating properties of the same weights of synthetic and natural oils when there's
/html/mgs/1996-05/msg00171.html (7,418 bytes)

36. roadside CO sensor (was: Replacing Heads on MGB) (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 3 May 96 16:26:33 PDT
<snip> Does that mean that if your car is running too rich, the lights will turn green for you? I'm thinking too hard today. Denise Thorpe
/html/mgs/1996-05/msg00182.html (7,434 bytes)

37. Re: MOWOG (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 7 May 96 14:37:21 PDT
Having worked in the wrenching biz I can tell you that he may have been testing you for a sense of humor and/or gullibility. The classic test is telling the customer that their muffler bearings are b
/html/mgs/1996-05/msg00328.html (7,882 bytes)

38. Re: Accelerator cable woes (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 8 May 96 10:34:15 PDT
Tim Moses suggested: That reminds me of the pantyhose trick. If your fan belt ever breaks out in the middle of nowhere, you're set if you're wearing pantyhose. Just tie one leg of the pantyhose (afte
/html/mgs/1996-05/msg00360.html (8,127 bytes)

39. Re: sneaky, isn't she? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 9 May 96 10:18:19 PDT
Does that mean I can be doubted twice? Joe Namath wore pantyhose to keep warm while playing football. If hirsutism equals masculinity, then he's a truly manly man. What does that make me...? If you l
/html/mgs/1996-05/msg00392.html (8,601 bytes)

40. Re: Carlisle and MG's Online (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 13 May 96 10:05:56 PDT
Dave Houser reported: But were there any 1100's at Carlisle? Denise Thorpe
/html/mgs/1996-05/msg00471.html (7,945 bytes)

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