Member ID: 65SpriteMember Status: Free Member
Kawartha Lakes, Canada
Member Since: 2007-04-26
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2 Vehicles -- Total mileage: 233,218 mi (375,328 km) -- Average age: 1961
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Posted on: Friday February 26, 2010
Lots of changes since last post... 5 speed (T9) has been fantastic on Sprites! New front end, poly bushes front and rear, new sending unit on gas tank, new interior. All good! Only thing now is a new windshield as original is pitted badly. Ooops in the mean time could not help myself and bought a 1955 MGTF (only because the LOML loved it and caved :-) She's in storage in Michigan at the moment. Bring her home as sone as the weather warms. Can't wait!
Posted on: Wednesday April 1, 2009
Can not believe it has been a year and a half gone by. She has become an obsession. After taking the summer of 08 off repairs to enjoy taking her out, I found it almost painful to rev the engine so high on the highway at 50 to 55 mph. Call me a fool but I went and ordered a T9 5speed kit from Frontline in Bath England and spent this winter installing everything. Was a little nervous at what I got myself into but being a techie who has worked on pulling an engine or 2 back in the 70's and 80's...
Posted on: Sunday November 11, 2007
Been a busy summer and haven't spent time on here for a while. Spritely has been plated and road worthy for most of the summer (barring a bad ignition coil and a rebuilt generator that put her in the dog house for a few weeks) She now has a new soft top, rear bearings and seals, sound proofing on the inside of firewall and trany cowling, seat belts for the nervous amoung us and as of today, a "Flame Thrower" electronic distributer. Best thing I could have done was to install the Flame Throw...
Posted on: Thursday May 24, 2007
Well, now that the nice weather is here, "sprightly" (as the wife didn't like "baby" or "money pit" is still waiting for insurance, safety and plates. I keep starting her up in the garage and drooling on myself, waiting for the buracratic ok to be in public. Winshield wipers were siezed but took motor and cable out, lubed/greased the daylights out of every moving part & back in business. New hood (soft top)recieved and was having problems fitting but after a lot of reading, will take her o...
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