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Re: Proud new Bugeye owner

To: "Tim L. Creger" <timlc@agr.state.ne.us>, spridgets@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: Proud new Bugeye owner
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 19:12:19 -0400
References: <3D0DDCD3.860E897C@agr.state.ne.us>
Welcome Tim !!

Dan Walters
'63 sprite
Brick, NJ

----- Original Message ----- 
From Tim L. Creger <timlc at agr.state.ne.us>
To: <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Sent: Monday, June 17, 2002 8:57 AM
Subject: Proud new Bugeye owner

> Greetings Spridgeteers!
> On Saturday I took delivery of my first "real" LBC, a 1959 Bugeye (the
> pile of rust I bought last fall that somebody called a Midget doesn't
> count).  The Bugeye's serial number is AN5L10900.  I purchased this car
> from Glenn Lenhard, of Glenn's MG Repair in St. Petersburg, FL.  Glenn,
> if you're reading this, thanks for all your help during the process!
> I'd love to go into detail about the car, but, as my wife and kids have
> recently found out, I tend to drone on and on about this hobby, so I'll
> save you all the time and just suffice to say the car (as yet not named)
> promptly "marked it's territory" once I drove it onto my brand new
> driveway! :~)
> Drove it around a bit this weekend, short errands, etc.  As I was aware
> of before I received it, the clutch is slipping, so I guess that means a
> major operation since there is no adjustment to tight things up a bit. 
> It is mostly original, although the PO put on a newer set of HS2 carbs,
> but left the original H1 carbs in a box in the boot (along with the
> original Made in England spare).
> I've been mostly a lurker to the list for the last year or so, but I
> would imagine you'll hear more from me as time goes by.  Lord knows I'll
> need the help during the restoration.
> Tim Creger
> Lincoln, NE
> '59 Bugeye (I FINALLY get to post a car after my name!)

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