> From: Michael T Chaffee <email@example.com>
> I was just thinking about Things I Could Do to my Midget, and I had a
> Very Sinister Idea, and was wondering if anyone out there has any
> ideas, experience, suggestions, etc.
I once saw a Midget that had a Plymouth 360 installed in it. No kidding.
>From outside the car looked stock. When the bonnet was raised you didn't
see any engine because it was tucked pretty far back behind a big radiator.
Talk about sinister! This guy used to go hunting for Corvettes and Porsches.
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Ryan A. Border)
> So, I think I'd like to have this cylinder resleeved with stainless, or
> maybe even brass (is there much difference?). There are about 20
> places in Hemmings advertising this service- has anybody out there
> tried any of them. I'm looking for good places to go- and bad places
> to avoid. For a real stretch, is there a place in the SF Bay Area that
> I could take it?
I have heard good things about White Post Restorations. People who've
used them have told me the turn-around was on the order of a few days
and the work was well done. I haven't used them myself (but I intend
I can only guess on the difference between brass and stainless. So I
won't. But I have had my Armstrong shocks (MGB) resleeved with nickel
and they've held up very nicely. I think resleeving is the way to go.
Especially with cylinders made out of soft aluminium.