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201. half edited message (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 95 11:35:45 PDT
The reason the very long message from me that's about to show up is confusing is because I was halfway through editing it when I hit the "Deliver" button accidently. Oh well, hopefully I didn't say a
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00424.html (6,387 bytes)

202. Re: Winter Storage (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 95 11:26:31 PDT
I've been reading with increasing amazement the stories from people who go to great lengths to store a car for four months. Maybe it's that I live in Southern California where we drive our cars all y
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00425.html (11,971 bytes)

203. Re: What's In YOUR Toolbox? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 95 13:19:33 PDT
Or San Berdoo County, California, home of the Hell's Angels and the John Birch Society. The following stuff lives in a tool box that gets put in whatever car I'm driving no matter where I'm going. T
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00467.html (12,200 bytes)

204. Re: wet distributor woes (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 95 14:29:13 PDT
chris asked: I first bought an MG 1100 to be the backup car to my B for rainy weather, but it wouldn't go ten feet in the rain. The sideways engine positions the distributor right behind that grill t
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00473.html (7,981 bytes)

205. Of mice and mildew (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 95 11:07:56 PDT
Some serious snipping has resulted in: The Britcar ragtop is the ultimate one-way valve -- water gets in and never gets out. I once got a pet from a '58 MGA coupe -- Ratso. Since my car lives outside
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00505.html (7,495 bytes)

206. Re: MGC: What engine? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 95 10:08:18 PST
Excerpts from Gary's excerpts: snip Only the British would feel the need to tell you that 72 is over half of a hundred. Having driven a C, I can tell you that they never fixed the handling problem. C
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00554.html (8,236 bytes)

207. Re: Winter Storage & oil pump priming (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 95 17:13:51 PST
Russ Wilson concluded: HAH! No warranty is expressed or implied. Anyone who takes my advice to not take someone else's advice is more confused than I am. Nope, the torque wrench, et al, is in the big
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00567.html (7,975 bytes)

208. concrete, MOWOG, and chains (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 95 10:49:36 PST
Ray quibbled: ...some compliments designed to soften me up for the kill, deleted... ...a bunch of technobabble deleted... ...more technobabble deleted... Some mechanic told me this business about bat
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00590.html (8,640 bytes)

209. Re: foggy rear window (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 95 09:38:22 PDT
I use Maguire's plastic polish. It buffs out minor scratches and discoloration and fills in the bigger scratches. There was a lot of discussion recently about this problem. Maybe someone can send yo
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00008.html (7,075 bytes)

210. Re: Sources for Phosphoric Acid? (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 95 10:50:28 PDT
Paint stores sell something called TSP for dulling gloss paint before painting over it. Is this tri-sodium phosphate? I thought crystal Drano was lye. I've used it to take the accumulated food gunk
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00013.html (8,535 bytes)

211. I'm back! and wordy! (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 95 18:02:17 PDT
After two weeks of being incommunicado because my project changed buildings, I'm now back to pontificate and annoy. Here's my two cents on all topics I can remember after three hours of reading back
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00339.html (9,172 bytes)

212. Re: Engine Help Required (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 95 10:07:00 PDT
Graham Naylor asked: If you have the block line bored, it won't matter where the main caps originally sat. It's also a good idea to have the rods sized and the block surfaced, along with the usual ma
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00470.html (8,437 bytes)

213. Re: acronyms, boring (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 95 14:29:17 PDT
Ray Gibbons(e) queried: I thought "rolf" was synonymous with "buick." No, that's when you're hanging around the alignment shop waiting for your car to be done. Line boring a block is the same process
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00485.html (8,699 bytes)

214. Re: MGB Engine install... (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 95 10:28:17 PDT
Scott Hower asks: It's overkill. And the three people are overkill. There's only one part of the whole process that requires more than one person and that's when the engine is in far enough for the t
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00502.html (7,655 bytes)

215. Re: Zehring's leak theory (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 95 13:01:22 PDT
Russ Wilson (a fellow San Diegan) asked: At a recent San Diego MG Club meeting, Mike Haines (sp?) and his nepwhew from across the pond, described driving a TC from San Diego to New York and back agai
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00540.html (8,379 bytes)

216. 51 TD for sale (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 95 15:31:44 PDT
Since I'm completely stymied here at work... Last weekend, I was picking up a complete '66 MGB long block from Mike Haines (sp?) and he told me about a '51 TD he has for sale. I haven't seen the car,
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00546.html (7,058 bytes)

217. Re: Help with wheel bearings.. (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 95 16:33:41 PDT
Jeff Lewis asked: Funny you should ask, I just did the same job last weekend. I'd much rather R&R an engine. You should always put in the races that came with the bearings. They're a matched set. The
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00616.html (9,364 bytes)

218. Re: Importing Cars from England (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 95 14:08:09 PDT
Steve Semeraro asked: Why is someone who works for the Department of Justice asking _us_ about import regulations? Denise "All my cars are completely legal" Thorpe
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00639.html (7,352 bytes)

219. Re: MGB Propeller Shaft Universal Question (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 95 13:02:37 PDT
I don't know. I've had both sealed and greasable u-joints on my '67 B (the driveshafts only differ in length) and the sealed ones lasted just as long because I never remember to grease the u-joints
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00666.html (9,762 bytes)

220. Silly part name (score: 1)
Author: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 95 17:42:48 PDT
How about Zdus (not a typo) bolts? And "wrist pin" I can understand, but "gudgeon?" Denise Thorpe
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00673.html (7,579 bytes)

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