But Dale, FM29U has not made it into the Spitfire Database yet! How about
Dale Seeley wrote:
> IMPRESSED does not entirely cover my feelings about this list. In
> addition to receiving excellent advice as fast as I can ask for it, I
> feel I've finally found an automotive list populated by adults who treat
> each other as if they were face-to-face, rather than millions of miles
> of internet connection apart. It's nice to see the disagreements
> discussed until everybody is able to understand both sides, misinformed
> or not, and more importantly, nice to see people say "I might be wrong,
> I'm sorry".
> If only I could impress upon you the importance of editing replies, the
> more popular/controversial threads nearly fill a digest with only one or
> two messages. Recently, the messages are getting to be 5 to 6
> generations deep, some over a hundred lines long...
> However, I much prefer wading through an unedited reply than watching
> people act like little kids (I have several), as has become quite
> popular on many of the other lists I read.
> On more relevant Spitfire content, the white '78 (#FM0029U) has finally
> made it's way into my garage. Once I've finally chosen/purchased a new
> top for it (advice welcome!), installed it (love the install page I
> found on someone's website!), and placed the big red ribbon and bow on
> it, I'll present it to my wife who will hopefully enjoy it. While
> poking around it today, I've learned it has a Cannon (sp?) manifold,
> some sort of Weber carb, and a '4 into 1' header.
> Have fun,