I had that same problem ; I found a beautiful solid brass
miniature ball valve (much nicer than the original) at a well
stocked hardware store in town . Its been on the car for over 10 years
with out a problem .
Good Luck ,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frmjr45@aol.com [SMTP:Frmjr45@aol.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 22, 1998 6:39 PM
> To: spritenut@Exit109.com
> Cc: spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
> Subject: Re: water drain tap
> In a message dated 98-06-22 19:02:05 EDT, email@example.com
> No chinese junk on my BRITISH car!!!
> Been there..Done that..and made up Tee shirts that say the above.
> Frank Clarici >>
> yeah, yeah, but I asked for assistance on this problem. Where do I
> get a
> proper water drain tap, or does anyone use some kind of bolt for the
> drain instead? I would like some help rather than someone making light
> of my
> predicament. Everyone on this list seems to get help, why have I
> become a
> target of derision? I have had my Midget since 1963, and have never
> failed to
> help someone in need of advice over the years. What gives? I just
> asked what
> I thought was a simple question. I'm sure someone on this list has had
> a block
> drain tap problem at one time or another. Thanks to anyone who can
> help me.
> Russ Mullaly
> 1962 Midget