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Going into the tent for winter

PostPost by: dunclentdr » Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:56 pm

I believe in driving cars in the winter but this one has 29997 miles on the clock and original chassis so it is going into an air chamber (which by the way I can highly recommend if you have a damp garage)...
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PostPost by: bigvalvehead » Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:12 pm

Take it for a 3 mile run first!!

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PostPost by: dunclentdr » Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:52 pm

...once past 30,000 there is no way back...
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PostPost by: types26/36 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:25 pm

Disconnect speedo.....drive car .......reconnect speedo ........job done :lol:
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PostPost by: dunclentdr » Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:41 pm

It's only MG owners who do that
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:22 pm

Brian, practical as ever :)

Hope your good by the way..
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PostPost by: Famous Frank » Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:06 pm

Brian, before putting it away, let's see some more pics, please? It looks terrific and the black hardtop is stunning! Very nice.

I've always painted my hardtops silver or body color, but I'm going to have reconsider that for the future!

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PostPost by: dunclentdr » Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:20 pm

Hi Frank - here are some pics (now and racing in 64/65)

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PostPost by: jonsered 11 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:21 pm

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PostPost by: jonsered 11 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:28 pm

Hi David,

this one is also on it's original chassis! and it has done 18 miles since its restoration,

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PostPost by: jonsered 11 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:32 pm

Hi David,

this one is also on it's original chassis! and it has done 18 miles since it's restoration,

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PostPost by: dunclentdr » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:01 am

...snap! Love it - mine is probably 750-1000 miles post-resto - #0202 - is your earlier?

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PostPost by: jonsered 11 » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:20 am

Hi David,

it's close....0206 ! Yours must be September or October ?

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PostPost by: Bill » Sat Nov 26, 2016 6:35 pm

Mine is 0538 factory ordered from the factory Dec. 20, 63 and in my shop getting a water pump change after 53K miles.

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