> The current issue of Classic Auto Restorer contains a letter from a fellow in
> North Carolina. It reads as follows:
> "A couple years back a man came into my shop with his recently purchased
> 1972 MGB and said it had a charging problem. What I saw, upon opening the
> hood, was unbelievable. I didn't think it was possible to nail an alternator
> to an engine. But, because one of the bolt holes had broken off of the
> alternator, the previous owner came up with this alternatively engineered
> solution. He first bolted a piece of wood to the block. Next, he took a
> couple of large hose clamps and attached a piece of wood to the alternator. A
> hammer and some nails finished the installation.
Ah, wood. It's what makes these cars so special. If you want a lot of
wood, get a Morgan +4.
73 GT6 (has wood)
74 Spitfire (yeah, wood)