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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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Micro Review: Surface Pro as a Revit Workstation

First what is a “Micro” Review, a Micro Review is simply my first thoughts on technology based on the stuff I have read on the internets.  I read from multiple sources and where possible I try to get information on

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Cleaning Up "Open With" in OS X Mountain Lion

After using Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) for a little bit I noticed that my Open With menu was getting duplicates. You notice this when you open a file with by right clicking (or two finder click, or control click)

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Windows 8 and Remote Desktop.

When you connect to a Windows 8 virtual computer or workstation via remote desktop there are some things that you should be aware of. 1. Logout of the session, don’t disconnect unless you really mean it.  Logging out release your

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