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  1. Re: Latest Project Recreation of a Porsche 804 Formula 1, driven by Dan Gurney

    Beautiful, Dave, and you keep the shop soooooo clean!
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    Re: Heater Valve

    As has been noted before, the top end of a used spark plug has the same 4mm dimension as the tool. Screw the spark plug into the valve upside down and the ceramic insulator is the handle. I...
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    Re: Motor mounts for mismatched engine

    I changed motor mounts just before the Santa Fe trip. Tom Hanson has these. There are two part numbers, one for the left and one for the right. Front and rear of each are the same part numbers.
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    Re: I have broken the temperature bulb

    The second photo shows the third leg facing down which is correct. Light fixtures are properly placed. This is a hard fit but it all works. I just did this about two weeks ago. Tach started...
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    Re: Weber - Linkage angle

    Dave and Jim: Thank you. I think I have the right hand die but, of course, not a left handed one. I found these through the Internet but they are about $50. I am also trying to get some hydraulic...
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    Re: Weber - Linkage angle

    So, does anyone have a source for control rods of different lengths?
  7. Re: Sync Webers by passage of butterflies over progressive holes

    SO was I.
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    Re: Weber - Linkage angle

    Somewhat the same issue with lengths of control rods for Mikuni linkage. What I want to do is buy control rods of different lengths for both the vertical rod and the two carburetor rods to find the...
  9. Re: Sync Webers by passage of butterflies over progressive holes

    The Aussies, like the Brits, have a few different words than do Americans. "Torch" is a "Flashlight." Two countries divided by a common language.
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    Re: Mercedes Benz Dealership - 1958

    ...and includes a lovely 220S sedan behind the window.
  11. Re: 123 Ignition: Pre-set or Programmable?

    John, thank you for that information.
  12. Re: 123 Ignition: Pre-set or Programmable?

    Johannes, we just returned from the 190SL Group meeting in Santa Fe. Great time, by the way, but my car didn't perform well at altitude. Additionally, I find it hard to set timing as the marked line...
  13. Re: What should go into a Spare Parts Box

    And don't forget your cell phone and automobile club card.
  14. Thread: Gear box

    by Jack English
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    Re: Gear box

    Hi, King Simon: You may want to see Steve Marx in Costa Mesa. I think he may have website.
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    Re: 2019 Santa Fe Convention

    Most of this topic is now outdated as Cheri and Bill have now presented the program, available by the home page. Yhanks,
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    Re: Santa Fe Convention Registration Open

    I have called several transport companies over the years for West Coast to East Coast return trip and found the same answer, about $3 K each way, no discount for round trip or multiple cars from one...
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    Re: 2019 Santa Fe Convention

    Perhaps our site manager could combine this topic with that posted by President Villers that follows.
  18. Re: Hardtop Hoist System Recommendations Needed

    I also use a cheap, safe and very satisfactory system: I tip the gardening crew to lift in into place or remove it.
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    Re: 2019 Santa Fe Convention

    Had a conversation with Ashley Garcia this morning. I suggest you leave a voicemail for her. She will eventually return the call. Calling general reservation number gets you in a push button loop...
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    Re: 2019 Santa Fe Convention

    Yes, Reservations are being accepted. Contact person is Ashley Garcia. Direct line is (505) 954 - 9615. This is group sales. Any word on After-the-Ball?
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    2019 Santa Fe Convention

    At our meeting in Waynesville, NC, Bill Johnson announced that the 2019 Convention would be held in Santa Fe, NM, in May during the weekend prior to Memorial Day. Bill mentioned the convention hotel...
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    Re: 2018 Waynesville Convention

    After our concern about travelling to a hurricane we had great weather and sunshine. Thanks Vicky and Kip for an outstanding outing. we'll see you next year in Santa Fe.
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    Re: Toss the spare tire or keep it?

    Robbie, the best solution is forget the spare but have AAA membership and fully charged cell phone.
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    Re: Ignition coil

    But the real question is about Ignition Coils; my post if off topic.
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    Re: Ignition coil

    Glen, you have reintroduced the topic of the 1-2-3 Ignition. I have used Pertronix on the 190SL and the 6.3 for about 10 years with good results. So what is the real difference between these?
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