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Mike Ryan

Member ID: Pop
Status: Free Member
Red Lion, PA, USA   USA
Member Since: 2011-07-30
Home Site: The MG Experience
Last Login: 2017-11-20 20:40
Forum Posts: 0

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1929 Ford Model A Black Green Mike Ryan

1929 Ford Model A
1976 MG MGB Red Mike Ryan

1976 MG MGB
"Ethel II"

2 Vehicles — Total mileage: 82,000 mi (131,966 km) — Average age: 1953

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Wood Slats

Posted on: Wednesday August 24, 2011

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OK...had some time today while watching the grandsons and waiting for my VB order so I can put the engine back together so I headed out to the shop. Had some walnut standing in a corner so I made the first set of slats from black walnut and oiled it to see how dark it should be. I'll post on the MGB forum for critiquing by members.

Catchup 8-22-11

Posted on: Monday August 22, 2011

OK...been busy putting a couple tweaks into the B. Sent for new rubber for the hardtop, found a neat clamping setup that may work great for hardtop tie down, found a nice luggage rack here that I'm making mahogany slats for, and found a complete dual carb setup with linkage and manifold on eBay for less than $200, and have been driving it around at least one day a week...UNTIL. leaving a local rocery store the other day, I started to hear what sounded like an exhaust leak. It quit after a whi...


Posted on: Friday August 12, 2011

I've been remiss in keeping up with my latest project. By this time when I was doing the Model A, I had a couple dozen pictures and a dozen or more pages of text. I have a book I started the day I bought the Model A that I kept pictures and text of every detail of the restoration/build. It wound up being almost 2" thick with not only pictures of the project but a little history of the Model A, stories about the factories, a history lesson about York, Pa. where the majority of the wooden mail tru...

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