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Bill’s Extended Mulligan Golf Rules

There has always been a fierce controversy on the golf course about the Mulligan rule, and how many times you can play it.  Well it may be really documented quite well, but who cares. I have come up with three

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First highway ride.

It may seem weird that I would be posting about my first highway ride in the Sprite, or high speed trials if you will. But when you have little experience working on cars, and learning more each day. It’s a

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From the Book of DPO, Front Suspension / Brake Fix'n

Looks like the Previous Owner (PO) of my beloved 1967 Austin Healey Sprite had the drivers side (Left) front suspension and brake rebuilt. I could tell this because the rotor was much newer than the right side.  Also the yellow

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Austin Healey Sprite Front Breaks

Now the at the Austin Healey Sprite is running, I need to make sure it can stop. Details, Details… Details…  Time to work on the front breaks. Disc front breaks are very different that the rear drum breaks. Most say

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Austin Healey Rear Break overhaul.

After a few months of working on the engine its time to start working on the breaks.  I thought I would start with the rear breaks, as they seem to be easier and they are easier to get to this

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Austin Healey Sprite Engine Removal

Update: I have been getting a bunch of visits regarding engine removal from a Austin Healey Sprite or MG Midget so I thought I would edit / expand the post a bit. Back to the Original Post: After discovering that

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First Long Drive in the Sprite

Because the first test drive went so well. I thought I would try it on a longer drive. After fixing the license plate light, so I would not be pulled over for that. I took the car on the road.

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First Fix: License Plate Light.

My first repair (fix if you will) to the car was the license plate light.  I wanted to fix it right away because I wanted to drive the car, at its dark when I get home.  Knowing my luck I

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Austin Healey Purchase Day

March 5, 2012 is the day that I embarked on a new adventure, Little British Cars (LBC) Austin Healey Sprites to be exact. After watching a episode of Wheeler Dealers where Mike and Edd purchased, fixed up and sold a Austin Healey

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Dumb Ass Open Invitational Golf Tournament

Today was the 2nd Annual Dumb Ass Open Inventional, held in Death Valley.  Yep that’s right play golf in the middle of summer in Death Valley. This year is was only 125 in the shade, so it was not too

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