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History of the Austin Healey Sprite Part 1

I wanted to share some of the things that I have learned about the Austin Healey Sprite during the first year of ownership of one of these cars. Back in the 1920’s the Morris Minor M-Type Midget was developed, resulting

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The Austin Healey Sprite is painted.

Got the car back from Maaco and it looks good,  not great but good.  There are a few issues one with the hood, and a few spots here and there where I could have done better. Live and learn I

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Off to Paint

Well I am off to paint!   After almost a year of fixing things I decided to get the little car painted.  I thought long and hard about when to paint the car, and if you know anything about me

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Different approach to Restoration

I read an interesting post today on MG Experience, it talked about how in the UK there is a trend of not fulling restoring cars. The idea is to keep the car original as possible, you see an old car

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Ultrasonic cleaner

Wow, all I have to say is wow!   If you don’t have an ultrasonic cleaner yet you need to get one today. I decided to purchase the little version of the ultrasonic cleaner from Harbor Fright.  I must say

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Replacing the turn indicator switch

Working on the turn indicator switch on the 1967 Austin Healey Sprite today.  I know I sounds like a broken record when I type out 1967 Austin Healey Sprite, but if I don’t then the search engine will not pick

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Tune and Tech with Las Vegas British Car Club

Today I drove my 1967 Austin Healey Sprite to the Las Vegas British Car Club Tune and Tech event.  This was the farest I have driven my car, about 30 miles one way.  Well the car made it without issue,

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Hubba Hubba

Time to finally finish the front break job by replacing the rotor on the 1967 Austin Healey Sprite. I did not want to replace the rotor because I was afraid that the front bearing would explode on me when I

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First Roadside repair on the Sprite today.

Took the 1967 Austin Healey Sprite out for a drive today, the last time I drove the Sprite the idle was too high after driving for a bit.  So I decided to take it out to just to see if

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The iPhone HDR app that I use.

I haven’t been taking by Nikon’s with me for quite some time.  I don’t know if its because they are too large to pack, or I am just lazy.  Maybe its because I have been happy with my iPhone 4s

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