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      How complex and numerous are the bushings? Maybe...

      How complex and numerous are the bushings? Maybe you could have some machined out of delrin or nylon?
    2. Thank you so much for sharing this.

      Thank you so much for sharing this.
    3. Thread: Wood you?

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      Termites don't like cedar.

      Termites don't like cedar.
    4. Lights on in the rain is enough. If you pull over...

      Lights on in the rain is enough. If you pull over because it's raining too hard use your flashers. Driving with them on can make it difficult to tell the difference between a slow moving car or one...
    5. As it is now 98% of my driving is to and from...

      As it is now 98% of my driving is to and from work and food shopping/errands, which usually happens on the way to and from work. I already try to combine trips to not drive as many miles to 1) save...
    6. Lock quit working on the ignition switch of my...

      Lock quit working on the ignition switch of my MG. Removed the keyed steering lock and removed the switch from the lock and started the car with a stubby straight screwdriver.
    7. I was thinking since that new header runs so much...

      I was thinking since that new header runs so much closer to the fuel pump it might be a good idea to switch it over to a electric fuel pump. A Airtex or Facet fuel pump would be much cheaper than a...
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      I'm pretty sure that's not the problem.:D

      I'm pretty sure that's not the problem.:D
    9. The Ford GAA was initially designed as a 12...

      The Ford GAA was initially designed as a 12 cylinder aircraft engine but never used as such. The design changed to 8 cylinders and got put in tanks.
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      I used to work for one of those sub contractors...

      I used to work for one of those sub contractors for AAA. Got a call one day for a dead battery. Get there and it's a mother and two kids on their way to a softball tournament. I got her jump started...
    11. There's still going to be a need to feed fresh...

      There's still going to be a need to feed fresh air through the condenser coil for the AC.
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      Several years of the 300 had the NAG1...

      Several years of the 300 had the NAG1 transmission. If it's a grenade, blame Mercedes. That being said, it's a good transmission as long as you don't follow Mercedes philosophy that it's sealed for...
    13. :confused: From the OP's linked article ...

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      From the OP's linked article

      Production of the 350GT started in May of 1964, and the first customer delivery was in July. Retail price was $15,600. Only 120 examples of the grand...
    14. The alternator went out on my Explorer around...

      The alternator went out on my Explorer around 190k. I bought a lifetime warranty alternator from Auto Zone. Three alternators later I asked for a refund. None of them lasted more than 4k miles. I...
    15. I thought shooting brakes were primarily two...

      I thought shooting brakes were primarily two doors?
    16. How does Craigslist tell you what cars are...

      How does Craigslist tell you what cars are selling for? It's really just telling you what people are wanting to sell for.
    17. The Brabham BT46B. Inspired by the Chaparral 2J...

      The Brabham BT46B. Inspired by the Chaparral 2J That used fans powered by a seperate two sroke motor to create negative pressure under the car. The Chaparral was system worked good and was...
    18. I had a 77 Pinto cruising wagon with the 2.3 Lima...

      I had a 77 Pinto cruising wagon with the 2.3 Lima and a C3 auto and what had to be 2.xx:1 rear in it. No matter what gear it was in it wouldn't turn more than 4k RPM, and would not go faster than...
    19. What he said. And probably some unilug crap too....

      What he said. And probably some unilug crap too. They're far better wheel options for MGBs out there.

      80's Datsun Z wheels were popular.
    20. This is exactly why. I'm not sure where the...

      This is exactly why. I'm not sure where the theory came from. Perhaps inspired by cars with wire wheels and knock offs? They are threaded the same way. Allegedly if there's any movement between the...
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