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Re: This Ought to Keep Me Busy...

Originally Posted by miatapaul View Post
Yes, picks please you never know when they could come in handy! That should keep you busy for a while. I rebuilt an MG motor, it never really ran much better afterwards, but hey it was built by Leyland and fired by Lucus, and I figured if I got it started I was ahead of the game! 500 miles was the longest between breakdowns! But I sure learned a lot, and had fun with that little thing!
Paul -- You're gonna jinx me!!! There's way too many similarities

- The last engine I tore down and reassembled was from my Triumph GT6;
- The Perky is also of British heritage;

I'll be happy if I solve the (major) leak issues...
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