God, grant me the Senility to forget the people I never liked anyway,
The good fortune to run into the ones that I do,
And the eyesight to tell the difference.
----- Original Message -----
Cc: Mike Maclean <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <Spridgets@autox.team.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 1999 11:29 AM
Subject: Re: Warming Plate Gasket
> Since no one responded to my question: "What is a warming plate?", except
> several private responses thanking me for asking, I am forced to utter the
> immortal words of John Cleese from the sketch "The Cheese Shop" in which
> Cheese Shop customer responds to the Cheese Shop clerk, when asked "Would
> like me to tell you?", "No, I 'm keen to guess."
> Is the "warming plate", the square blanking plate on the top of the stock
> Bugeye cast iron exhaust manifold?
> If it is, could someone tell me what it is supposed to "warm"?
> Jay Fishbein, CT
> AN-5 w/o "Warming Plate"
> HAN-6 w/o "Warming Plate"
> Innocenti-S w/o "Warming Plate"
> (Almost sounds like I know what I'm talking about, doesn't it?)
> Ulix Goettsch wrote:
> > I have bought a sheet of asbestos gasket material at my local auto parts
> > store. It would be a little thick for you application though...
> > Ulix
> > On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Mike Maclean wrote:
> > > Before installing my stock exhaust manifold yesterday, I noticed the
> > > gasket under the warming plate was not completely there. I have not
> > > been able to find a peice of blank
> > > asbestos material to make another gasket from. I don't even know
> > > you would find a gasket for the warming plate on a stock Bugeye
> > > manifold. Is there any other gasket material I can make this from?
> > > Mike MacLean-60 Sprite
> > >
> > >
> > Ulix __/__,__ ___/__|__
> > http://students.washington.edu/~ulix/ '67 Sprite '74 X1/9