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Normally we have a rainy day at wampsville but not this year. I got sunburnt...but in a good way. Met some old friends at the show and made some new ones as I brought the recently acquired 1955 Thunderbird. There were only three baby birds for the morning making me think a third place would fall into my lap..to my Surprise RUBY took a first place. I'm sure Dave would be Proud to Know RUBY still has the Stuff.



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EuroCar had a Fine Day for the Show. Seems they are doing Okay without the old hounds. Marv took second in class. Seems the popular vote still likes the car now that its been 12 years since I started showing it I will be moving it to Georgia along with the rest of my Herd. I now turn to the Fords to make show cars out of a 1968 Mustang coupe and a 1955 Numbers matching Baby Bird.



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Hello everyone, Now that the database upgrade is nearing completion, and I finally have the ability to do "hot backups" without taking the website offline for maintenance, I'd like to give everyone a little bonus. Effective immediately, all Private Message (PM) storage limits are now doubled Free Members: 500 -> 1,000 Silver Members: 750 -> 1,500 Gold Members: 1,000 -> 2,000 Platinum Members: 1,500 -> 3,000 Hope this makes everyone's life a little easier, especially for you vendors out there that use PMs a lot! Thanks for your support, Skye Nott Webmaster



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The new database servers are performing well under load, so I'll be continuing the database conversion process to the new layout for all websites, which will pave the way for better replication and backup systems. Please expect to see the "Scheduled maintenance" message on Friday night, February 17, 2017 starting at 9:00 PM Pacific time. I expect the work to take 4-6 hours as I want to take a full backup of the system for safety before making any changes. Once the websites are back up, there should be no visible difference in the operation or performance of the website. Schedule: Jan...




 



Hello everyone, You've probably noticed that this website has had some unplanned downtime lately. I'm not sure about the exact cause, it's probably an intermittent hardware failure as the techs keep finding the main server powered off at the console. I've been rebooting and repairing the database as needed to keep things running, while making plans to transition to brand new servers with updated database, webserver, and firewall software. The good news is I've already run the migration plan on some of my smaller websites, and it's working brilliantly. The bad news is that the frequenc...




 



2014 3rd Place
We had the most perfect day and a well setup show. The lot was just bulging with more cars due to the very sunny and nice temp day. We traveled light today with just the car and no trailer or other gear except a couple of chairs. I'll tell you about the sun burn later.... A couple of nice ebtries pushed me into third place at the podium.




 



October 2013 so far this year I have replaced Battery, Fuel pump, front brake pads, alternator, temperature control sensors, front seat covers. coming up are outside door handles, lower radiator hose, shifter bushings, and ...




 



I would like to know this: Considering Ford's production numbers include the Fairlane, Falcon and Mustang from the three plants and they were in consecutive order how does one know exactly what actual number of any one model might be? You may e-mail me if you have an explanation.




 



The Mini Shrine
Relaunch! For Classic Mini (Austin, Rover, Morris) and New MINI (BMW) Owners: http://www.minishrine.com/ Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates: http://www.twitter.com/MiniShrine "Like" us Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mini-Shrine/151769508169112 Stop by and say hello in the Forums, add to the Registry, or start a restoration & repair Journal.




 



The Austin Healey Experience
For all 3000, 100, 100-Six and Sprite Owners: http://www.healeyexperience.com/ Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates: http://twitter.com/healeyexp "Like" us Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Austin-Healey-Experience/158219524238296 Stop by and say hello in the Forums, add to the Registry, or start a restoration & repair Journal.




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