I have been following your dilemma for the last week, and my heart goes out
But...thank you for "our just rewards" for sticking with you on your
pilgrimage thru hell!
This entire post is absolutely hysterical! Chocolates and a shopping
spree... Henry B.M.F. Hammer!
Thanks for the laugh! I needed it....
And I've still got my fingers crossed that you come up with a solution to
At 09:29 PM 9/2/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Here is the latest installment.
>Remember last time when Binky was disillusioned with both "SU Fuel Pump"
>and "Hi Tech Electronic Fuel Pump" ? Well, she done what most ladies of
>her class do - she ate chocolate all day then went on a big spending spree.
> Down to Carquest, in the big city:
>New plugs. Champion N9YC are now called Champion 300. When asked why the
>name change, the nice man behind the counter said, in a rather pained
>voice, "Well, don't you think 300 is easier to remember than N9YC". Oh
>shit yes, remembering N9YC was really killing my brain cells.
>New Distributor Cap and Rotor. Yes, the cap from a 1972 MGB does fit a
>1275 Midget. It's a tighter fit under the hood but it's more readily
>available from local stores and I prefer the push-in type with boots rather
>than the screw -in (you need jewellers screwdrivers for them pissant screws
>in the cap)
>New points and condensor. Don't ask how much they cost - just keep buying
>them from VB, etc
>The points did have a tiny sponge wedged between two posts, presumably to
>hold a small amount of oil to lube the cam. (The points from Pep Boys come
>with a tiny ampoule of grease.)
>Well, regular viewers haven't bothered reading this far because they know
>what's coming. All these new parts didn't make a squat of difference.
>Tune in for the next episode, when Henry, the Big M.F. Hammer, makes a