A wise man, I believe on this list, once said that one of his greatest
fears was when he died his wife would sell his stuff for what he told her he
paid for it.
On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 5:04 PM, Tom Felts <email@example.com> wrote:
> I mounted my old steering wheel on a wall in the garage. It adds to the
> feel of the cars and the era.
> ---- Greg Mandas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have a Moss Repro steering wheel. It's very nice.
> I also have a repro trafficator. It's nice too. I don't know if it was
> of the gage of the wire, the insulation or the mesh, but the wire bundle
> larger than the original and difficult for two of us to thread it down the
> Which leads me to a question, what do I do with all the original parts? I
> a steering wheel, cracked at the "spokes" and rusty, original voltage
> regulator, leaky gas tank, a trafficator, partially melted wiring harness,
> At what point does a part coming off the car go into the trash?
> My Wife wants to know.
> --- On Wed, 11/3/10, Alan Seigrist <email@example.com> wrote:
> > From: Alan Seigrist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Re: [Healeys] Last BJ8 part search
> > To: "Rick Huber" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 10:43 AM
> > Rick -
> > This is one part where you are far better off getting a new
> > repro from
> > Moss than buying new. The repros are excellent
> > reproductions, and the
> > plastic rim is likely far more durable than the old OEM
> > rims which
> > have a tendency to rust at the rim and crack the plastic in
> > the
> > process.
> > Alan
> > On 11/3/10, Rick Huber <email@example.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Healeyers,
> > > First I'd like to thank all of you that have responded
> > to my searches for
> > > parts for my BJ8. I keep being delighted with
> > the help from you friends on
> > > the list and by the quality of original parts compared
> > to new reproductions.
> > > I have one more part that I'd like to try to
> > find an original in good
> > > condition instead of buying new, and that's the
> > steering wheel. All of the
> > > black plastic has disintegrated off of the steel rim
> > on mine. If anybody
> > > has a nice original wheel (from the moss catalog,
> > that's part # 853-790),
> > > they'd be willing to part with, I'd be happy to buy
> > it.
> > > Cheers,
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