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Post  rsv1cox Tue May 26, 2020 3:42 pm

Two days in a row + 80 a first this year.

Needed gas for the mowers, none better than the 350Z to transport. Top down no fumes.

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Put on my coolest shades, a Fangio 82 year old wannabe going for a ride.

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Dead end 8 mile long twisty road in West Virginia, one of the worlds 10 best engines according to Wards Automotive up front, six speed transmission that just snicks into gear and an exhaust note that gets attention. Fun.

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MG waits it's turn.

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Post  Marleysky Tue May 26, 2020 7:45 pm

Oh, what a view! It hit 90degrees here today! Broke into a sweat riding the lawn mower!

Looking at your MG, did you ever send pictures of the restoration to the original owner? Did she ever find and send you the title?
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Post  NEW222 Tue May 26, 2020 8:36 pm

Both beautiful car, and countryside pictures! Looks like very beautiful country out east there. An east coast drive has been near the top of my bucket list!
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Post  Cribbs74 Tue May 26, 2020 11:55 pm

You pulled the bumpers! Good move Bob. Now you just need to drop the ride height to pre 1975 specs. You can be cool like me Very Happy


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My Dad’s passing has kind of lit a fire in me to start on the MGA. That and my son is starting to show interest and is puttering with an old Ford Falcon 200 engine.

Glad you are enjoying the weather.

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Post  getback Wed May 27, 2020 5:31 am

That makes me miss my convertibles 80 is good with the top down , Looks like Fun !! Horsing Around
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Post  rsv1cox Wed May 27, 2020 6:56 am

@Marleysky wrote:Oh, what a view! It hit 90degrees here today! Broke into a sweat riding the lawn mower!

Looking at your MG, did you ever send pictures of the restoration to the original owner? Did she ever find and send you the title?
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Yes, almost exactly 3 years ago. The owner had passed away but his widow went above and beyond to secure me a title. She personally went to the Virginia DMV got a replacement title and associated documentation. Her daughter and principle driver of the car visited last year with her husband to see the car for the first time since her college days.

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Ron I neglected the front suspension. All the bushings must be replaced and I could drop it at that time. Did the brakes all around though. New everything. My son loves the MGA. He owned two. Still upset at me for insisting he sell it as I needed the garage space.
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Post  944_Jim Wed May 27, 2020 8:46 am

Ron,
Do I spy rolled BDU sleeves? Only Marines rolled inside-out if I remember correctly. AF and Army rolled with the cuff on the outside back in the day.

Bob,
Just seeing that old car all fixed up makes me cry.

My son totalled my TR6 late last year. He DID mention he would help out it together...but has turned less than two dozen screws on it. I guess I'll put it back together without him. He is too busy being 17 and running around in a Focus now. Grrrr!
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Post  Cribbs74 Wed May 27, 2020 9:31 pm

@944_Jim wrote:Ron,
Do I spy rolled BDU sleeves? Only Marines rolled inside-out if I remember correctly. AF and Army rolled with the cuff on the outside back in the day.

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Just seeing that old car all fixed up makes me cry.

My son totalled my TR6 late last year. He DID mention he would help out it together...but has turned less than two dozen screws on it. I guess I'll put it back together without him. He is too busy being 17 and running around in a Focus now. Grrrr!

Yes, Active Duty AF for 21 yrs. Retired in 2015. That picture was taken around 2004.
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Post  badbill Thu May 28, 2020 8:16 am

From Friday's ride Smile

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Post  rsv1cox Thu May 28, 2020 9:21 am

@badbill wrote:From Friday's ride Smile

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Beautiful BB...……….

and the Camaro isn't bad either.  Smile

Love the F-15..whata airplane.  

Love your Camaro too.  Nicely tucked front and rear, big improvement over previous designs. Arrest me yellow.  No flying under the radar with that.

Thanks for contributing.

Bob

Edit add: My one and only yellow car, a 1974 MGB. Rusty but dependable. Loved that car. Sold it to a fellow that loved it even more.

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