Though my 5-sp has only been in a year, I feel as you do and also have a
ribcase in the side yard. (I have the Morriservice kit from Paul A. First
I've hung onto mine with the certainty that a listmember without a lot of $$
will post a desperate plea. I put about $100 in parts into it, but a really
good sob story and a promise to pick it up themselves will still get it
free. If their sob story sucks, it goes for $100.
I've decided not to throw anything away, and to give away whatever someone
needs that I don't. Good karma could be contagious. I've benefitted from
this attitude myself here on the west coast and understand it is championed
by many on the list all around the country. E-Bay be dammned!
'59 Morris Traveller (Winifred)
> So I've had the Rivergate conversion up and running for several
> years now, and I see no reason to put the ribcase back. Nor
> do I feature "saving" the ribcase to keep the Midget intact, so
> to speak, for some later buyer. I'd like to be rid of the
> So, final 5-speed question, especially to all you other
> 5-speeders out there: How did you dispose of your old
> ribcase tranny?? Does anyone need one for a core?
> Anyone need a particularly Brit boat anchor? Will a
> scrap yard take it? (I just don't think I'm gonna put it out
> on the curb for the trash guys to pick up.)
> Suggestions welcome.