Many people probably have many reasons, but I would guess that the newness
of the hobby would be one (I've had my car for less than a year), time,
money, ignorance of their existance/availability, not aware of the benefits
of the particular manual, and/or preferring to learn in a different style.
The degree of helpfullness of the list could be another reason. How about:
it was on their mind when they were on the computer and they may even have
I know that the benefits have been discussed here many times, but that
doesn't mean that someone new to the list has heard them all.
Ottawa ON Canada
'65 RHD BRG Sprite
From: Jay Fishbein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: June 10, 1999 4:58 PM
Subject: Re: Installing new brushes in a generator?
>Please don't take this as a flame, it is not meant to be so.
>I can't be silent any longer. Too often messages like the one shown below
are posted to this list, as well as the Healey List, and it leaves the
question begging to be asked:
>How or why does someone own one of these cars and not own one or more
>Every owner should own a Bentley Manual, which is a duplicate of the
factory manual, as well as a Haynes Manual which is a practical manual for
the owner/backyard wrench.
>These manuals are available and $25.00-$50.00 for a couple of books seems
>Geez. (Now I feel better)
>(Name Withheld) wrote:
>> Well, here I go again with the generator questions. I was told by a
friend that the generator may only need new brushes installed. If that is
the case, then how do I do this? What do the brushes look like anyway? Is
there a web site (preferably with pictures) that could answer these
>> -(Name Withheld)