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Reply by Sacto Mitch

After I got my Magnaspark II, about a year ago, when they were listing the dizzies, caps, and rotors as all being 'out of stock', I...
Sacto Mitch

Reply by MusbJim

@IaM-Ray @Rich Drewek There are a couple of SOCers with the front & rear Mendeola suspension (installed by Kevin at KoolRydes).
MusbJim

Reply by Robert M

That is also where my dry pack first edition coil went. On the driver's side along the top of the frame rail. The Magnaspark kit that...
Robert M

Reply by Gordon Nichols

"Sleepless in Fresno" wrote: "I used the Magnaspark coil. I originally thought about mounting it on the fan shroud but it ended up...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by MusbJim

@montereybrian @Todd M Brian, the West Coast SOC Cruise started out 14 years ago primarily as an SOC Speedster event. Over the years,...
MusbJim

Reply by Robert M

To be honest I don't know why that would even matter. JPS isn't going to stand behind this build anyway. And the bits and pieces that...
Robert M

Reply by Robert M

On my first motor I upgraded to the Magnaspark kit which included their dry-pack coil. The dry-pack coil has a more consistent spark as...
Robert M

Reply by TheMayoMachine

Sorry about the broken website link earlier; thank you @Robert M for fixing that. It was almost 3AM when I sent that post. Shift work...
TheMayoMachine

Reply by MusbJim

@Robert Moldovan P.S. - I miss my old beast '75 'Cruzer and regret having sold it. It would be sweet if it were possible to keep yours,...
MusbJim

Reply by IaM-Ray

Ed, I looked into doing it and my race shop Subie guys kept telling me, we can do it but for what it's worth let us do a turbo set up...
IaM-Ray

Reply by Paul L. Watts

I guess a Volvo SUV could be considered a "STUTZWAGEN" and follow along behind the pack. You could carry emergency supplies...like a...
Paul L. Watts

Reply by Todd M

@montereybrian - Umm, we're going in our Volvo SUV. Unless someone has a car carrier they aren't using.

Reply by ALB

I've obviously hit a nerve if it took 2 posts for you to cool down. We tend to poke each other here occasionally, Tab. It was meant in...
ALB

Reply by IaM-Ray

It would be interesting to drive one AL. I don't know how much better it would be than a stock type I front and rear but surely more...
IaM-Ray

Reply by ALB

A fair bit of discussion comparing the Mendeola suspension to other aftermarket units on The Samba-...
ALB

Reply by Tab Tanner

Im trying to help someone, and your being a smart A$$. Next time you have a thought like that LET IT GO
Tab Tanner

Reply by Tab Tanner

LOL I made a spelling mistake, Im so sorry Im human. But I did identify the problem. Ill learn to spell and you can learn how brakes...
Tab Tanner

Reply by WOLFGANG

Looks like a good base to build your dream car on. More power needed since a 1600 cc with probably single carb (no picture of engine...
WOLFGANG

Reply by Alan Merklin

Anyone want to guess the current price of Morrel mushrooms? ( they grow here in West Virginia.
Alan Merklin

Reply by Troy Sloan

@montereybrian Absolutely agree with Ryan an Mayo, but I'm wondering about "freshly built Thunder Ranch 718 RSK Spyder" since they have...
Troy Sloan

Reply by Ryan in NorCal

@montereybrian , Make sure to invite your former Speedster down to SLO as well. I’d love to chase your RSK. Everyone wins. There will be...
Ryan in NorCal

Reply by ALB

Morrels are trees in Australia, mushrooms and a Benjamin Moore paint color. Morals, otoh, are a character building thing (I didn't say I...
ALB

Reply by Panhandle Bob

So I've learned. I do remember when it was standard practice to arc them, and I never really gave it a thought. I'll put another couple...
Panhandle Bob

Reply by Stan Galat

I also think it’s better looking than the similar offering (which seems to be vaporware anyhow). I think the crest looks fine. I’m not...
Stan Galat

Reply by MotoCarlo

I am going to give it a try this week with the original Bosch coil and plan to call CB. So .... I will report in my experience. Working...
MotoCarlo

Reply by Carlos G

I used the MS coil. I guess I'll soon see if my tach follows the route of Mayo's. I might have to bump the set of gauges up the list some.
Carlos G

Reply by WOLFGANG

Ha, and he'd be back where he originally started thousands of $ ago with a Red fast Beck Speedster. Me thinks, Rich is just in it for...
WOLFGANG

Reply by MotoCarlo

Thanks for all the input guys. Carlos and Mayo did you guys use the MS coil too or did you use your original coil like Sacto? I wonder...
MotoCarlo

Reply by TheMayoMachine

Within about ten days after installing my Magnaspark I started having issues with my tach. It jumped around randomly then stopped...
TheMayoMachine

Reply by TheMayoMachine

I’m fairly confident I can speak for all of us here when I say...”YES!” I, personally, would really like to see either your Speedster or...
TheMayoMachine

Reply by ALB

Nobody arcs shoes to the current drum diameter any more so drum brakes always need a couple of adjustments fairly quickly while they...
ALB

Reply by IaM-Ray

@Rich Drewek I was thinking about your project and if I had to redo the interior I think I would borrow the dash from a 356.... 3 big...
IaM-Ray

Reply by IaM-Ray

Yeah, wireless mouse issues are many IMO.... I always use a wired mouse or my laptops track pad.
IaM-Ray

Reply by montereybrian

Hi Guys, hey I've enjoyed following the threads as a newbie, I've never posted before or attended any events. As a long time Monterey...

Reply by Tab Tanner

I have seen this happen more times than I can remember. The brake shoes take a while to seat in and the pedal moves down as the process...
Tab Tanner

Reply by Bob Hampton

There was a convertable Isabella at Iron Stone concours 3 years ago. only one I've ever seen. Almost bought a coupe in '73 but pre...
Bob Hampton

Reply by Carlos G

That bracket cleaned up my engine bay some. Now I have room where the old coil was for an accusump. My list just gets longer. There is a...
Carlos G

Reply by Alan Merklin

I meant to let you guys know what the outcome of mt PC problem was. Oddly enough....a simple $14 wireless mouse issue.
Alan Merklin

Reply by edsnova

I think that little Aisin one is cute and more suitable for like a 1.5. Maybe put one on each bank of a 2.5. There are SC roots kits for...
edsnova

Reply by Sacto Mitch

Judging from this video, the designers did not intend that the roof come off. But it was crafted in the 1950's, so given enough road...
Sacto Mitch

Reply by aircooled

I wouldn't even consider doing this until I've driven the car for a while. I drove a turbo'ed car a while back and spun it out easily...
aircooled

Reply by Art

Damn that's a nice looking car, minus all the chrome and sharp edges. Is the hardtop removable, looks like it.
Art

Reply by ALB

While I agree with Paul, if you find out anything about it I'm sure there's a bunch of us that would be all ears! After all, you can...
ALB

Reply by barncobob

ah memories,pearl harbor,69-70, 60 VW bug,4 of us squeezed in, beer, sangria wine,hot dogs, big can of beans we got from the ships Chief...

Reply by MotoCarlo

Sacto. Good advice. I will phone CB for their input. But I like the idea. So ...probably will go for it. Thanks!
MotoCarlo

Reply by Sacto Mitch

Motocarlo, if you're going for the 'original 356' look, why not try using your blue Bosch coil with the new dizzy? That's what I'm doing...
Sacto Mitch

Reply by aircooled

When I was in the Navy, four of us hung out together. The best and most reliable car we had between us was a Borgward Isabella Sea. Wag.
aircooled

Reply by MotoCarlo

Thanks Carlos. That is helpful. I see why I was thinking wrong. I have a lower linkage to emulate a traditional 356 engine. I will need...
MotoCarlo

Reply by MusbJim

@Robert Moldovan Robert, I agree with @356GS about selling your Cruzer outright. You may already be aware of...
MusbJim

Reply by Lane Anderson

The Borgward Coupe was actually quite attractive and had a roof line similar to a Karmann Ghia. Apparently Frau Borgward was smitten...
Lane Anderson

Reply by Gordon Nichols

Heck.... And I was gonna say a Borgward Isabela derivative (even though I prob'ly knew it wasn't) simply because of the cool name (and...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by WOLFGANG

He claims he read that "the JPS company is defunct." Hope you steered him to put an order in with SAS! So much for doing his homework...
WOLFGANG

Reply by jimhughes

How did I miss out on this chance of a lifetime. Count me in Jim Hughes 7100 Dodge Trail, NW Albuquerque, NM 87120

Reply by WOLFGANG

I can't picture how these molds could produce a decent fiberglass body. Look at how they have been stored - in the woods filled with...
WOLFGANG

Reply by Jimmy V.

I want that coupe so bad it hurts. I hate that you lowered the price. You cost me most of yesterday afternoon thinking about how I could...
Jimmy V.

Reply by edsnova

As long as it's not too legit to fit. And yeah this is all a bizarre exercise. The percentage of even 911 guys who would know to look...
edsnova

Reply by Troy Sloan

Unfortunately, after making a deposit the buyer has changed his mind, so it appears the car may still be available. He claims he read...
Troy Sloan

Reply by Gotno356

Hey Mitch, This is Tom from Citrus Heights. (Gotno356). I thought I got my name in early enough, but didn’t. I am looking for four...
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