In a message dated 6/26/99 1:33:24 PM Central Daylight Time,
<< Subj: Re: Wet Ignition
Date: 6/26/99 1:33:24 PM Central Daylight Time
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Bruce Lowry)
Reply-to: email@example.com (Bruce Lowry)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dave Hiley)
Dave Hiley wrote:
> Hello Sprigeteers
> I finished my rear suspension overhaul tonight, bled the brakes and,
> despite cold (3C) and wet weather, took Smidge for a top down romp.
> <GGGGGGGGGGGGGGG> Damn fine. I cannot believe the difference in ride and
> handling that has resulted from replacement of the rear spring bushings.
> But for the first time since I have owned it, she quit on me. I suspected
> wet ignition so pulled the dizzy cap, dried it off and also the coil wire
> and she started right up and ran fine the rest of the way home.
> I am driving out to Rally in the Valley in Vernon B.C. next Wednesday,
> about 320 miles through the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Does anybody
> have a waterproofing routine? I rarely drive my car in foul weather but
> would hate to fight the problem on a longish trip if it happened to be
> Thanks to all listers for ongoing inspiration and suggestions.
> '72 midget MkIII
> p.s. anybody else from the west going to Vernon? They are expecting 150+
> Brit cars of various flavours.
> I saw a sleeve for the dist. on a "recycled" Ford Escort. Looked like it
> might fit with the side exit wires. I am sure that other cars have slightly
> different sizes for a more custom fit.
Bruce LowryCosmo 60 Bugeye
Would some one please explain why the whole DA*M original question is
required in the reply????????????
Talk about taking up space, geeeeez.