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361. State of the Onion speech (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 08:29:35 -0600
I am enthusiastic about everything that President Bush said in his speech last night. However, there is one subject that gives me pause for reflection -- the Hydrogen Powered Car initiative. Some thi
/html/fot/2003-01/msg00216.html (8,381 bytes)

362. State of the Onion, redux... (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 07:20:05 -0600
........proving once again that people who race Triumphs are both the most intelligent and the most witty persons on the planet.........thanks for all the good mid-winter fun.......... uncle jack
/html/fot/2003-01/msg00250.html (6,342 bytes)

363. Re: crank hardening (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2002 18:37:19 -0600
I have my cranks nitrided by a company in Michigan that nitrides about 250 cranks a week. They do all of Callies, Crowers, etc so it seems that they should know what they are doing. They use a gas io
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00096.html (7,900 bytes)

364. Re: Brake Drums (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 17:19:25 -0600
You must open up the center hole a bit, sometimes ream out the wheel stud holes depending on what type of studs you're fitting them to, and widen and deepen the groove into which the backing plate fi
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00106.html (7,155 bytes)

365. Datsun brake drums (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 16:28:47 -0600
This is an addendum to my preveious note regarding machining required to adapt Datsun drums to the TR series -- the cast iron insert must also be machined down to the same height as it is on the old
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00133.html (6,449 bytes)

366. Re: Cranks (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 15:53:21 -0600
Telephone number 313-561-7676 Fax 313-561-0724 The last one I purchased, earlier this year, cost $1650 and the leadtime was six to eight months. At that time I went through the same search you did.
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00151.html (8,342 bytes)

367. super weapons (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 09:07:58 -0600
Last night on TV they were unveiling the latest hi-tech weaponry that the U.S has developed. It's weaponry that does not kill but rather disables, either people or things. One of the weapons is somet
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00165.html (6,951 bytes)

368. Re: super weapons (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 17:20:59 -0600
Egad!! All these years we've been unwilling and unknowing dupes of the military/industrial complex and we unfairly blamed poor old Joe Lucas...... uncle jack
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00175.html (7,472 bytes)

369. TR4 Factory Rally Cars (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 09:00:36 -0600
I have a whole folder of Xeroxed pages of info on the factory rallye cars. Unfortunately I don't know what book most of the info is from, because the photocopied pages show only the chapter name -- "
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00201.html (8,919 bytes)

370. Re: Cats and Cranks (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 13:52:34 -0600
These seals are sold in the U.S. by British Frame and Engine ($125) and by Moss (TR3 - 4 catalog page 71, $129.95) and maybe others of which I'm unaware. There appears to be two manufacturers, both
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00209.html (8,459 bytes)

371. blatant etc (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 13:21:57 -0600
Okay, no more commercials from me for a while, honest, I swear! Actually, I know there are several folks on this list who have businesses related to our activities. I wonder if maybe once every coupl
/html/fot/2002-11/msg00233.html (7,511 bytes)

372. Re: Ambro request? (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2002 15:23:48 -0500
The Ambro body and kit are now sold by Classic Antique Replicar Specialist 10712 North May Avenue Suite D Oklahoma City OK 73120 Phone 405-755-5522 They have the original molds and can supply body, b
/html/fot/2002-10/msg00044.html (7,651 bytes)

Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 05:31:04 -0500
Congratulations. It must be deeply rewarding to have been instrumental in creating something that will endure for a long time -- an achievement of a nature that few of us experience. uncle jack
/html/fot/2002-10/msg00064.html (8,262 bytes)

374. Best $155 ever spent (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 08:28:11 -0500
This weekend at Blackhawk Farms, the Midwestern Council's Looooong Race was one of our best racing weekends ever. The format was the Council's usual six group racing, with all the vintage cars in one
/html/fot/2002-10/msg00126.html (7,401 bytes)

375. Lifter hardness (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 05:53:40 -0500
The bigger question on the subject of lifter hardness is "How do we get Moss's attention to this problem? Several years ago there was a rash of total engine failures because of soft lifters. Then the
/html/fot/2002-09/msg00049.html (9,030 bytes)

376. Re: Fwd: VARAC Vintage Festival 2003 Celebrates TRIUMPH cars (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 08:27:05 -0500
We have participated in this event twice. Both times were really memorable expereinces. Mosport is a wonderfully challenging track. Some famous race driver once characterized it as "the most challeng
/html/fot/2002-09/msg00123.html (12,150 bytes)

377. Re: Race Report, sort of... (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 14:57:41 -0500
Stop stop stop Laughing this hard isn't good for my heart
/html/fot/2002-09/msg00239.html (11,256 bytes)

378. Speed Equation (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2002 07:31:55 -0500
Well, you guys may think this is a simple calculation, but it is not. First off, everybody is ignoring the aspect of tire slippage vs. tire growth. More importantly, however, are some additional fact
/html/fot/2002-08/msg00080.html (7,996 bytes)

379. Re: Speed tales (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 12:19:48 -0500
Sorry to bomb the lists with a "for sale" message, but this is a rare opportunity that I don't want my friends on the lists to miss. We are selling a TR4 on which the restoration has been started, fo
/html/fot/2002-08/msg00091.html (7,667 bytes)

380. Re: Broken Stuff (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 12:44:33 -0500
I looked into this pretty extensively. There are a number of possibilities but I have not purchased from any of them. Cunningham -- highly regarded, they have not made TR rods, but they would do it,
/html/fot/2002-08/msg00093.html (7,354 bytes)

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