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Grant
Portuguese soup day
Soup day will be on the 29th of Oct. Weather permitting. there will be a short drive through the country ending at our house at 271 Flanders Rd in Stonington. We will meet at Gus's pizza at the corner of 184 and 117 in Groton at noon. For those not wanting to make th...
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Last Post: Oct 15, 2022 4:28pm
by Gary & Kelly
The Kitzhof Run of 2022
Well, another wonderful drive in the TD, in company of a few other LBCs, up to West Dover, VT, for our yearly "KITZOHF RUN". The usual stops, Mug & Muffin for breakfast, Yankee Candle for a pit stop, and Shelburne Falls for a walk across the Bridge of Flowers to the...
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Last Post: Sep 26, 2022 9:27am
by MARV STUART
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Grant
Owl's Head
Pam and I just returned from the Foreign Car Festival at the Owl's Head Museum of transportation in Owl's Head Maine. They had a fantastic turnout this year. MG's we're well represented as well as Triumph's Jags, Lotus, Sun Beams and TVR's. They were giving rides in...
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2022 11:34am
by Grant
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jim
CT British Reliability Run
Just returned from the CT RR tour with 725 miles door to door. And again Neville and Sue had put together a very fine tour on "roads less traveled". Beautiful early fall Vermont weather and roads make for a very pleasant drive that Neville and Sue continue to design....
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Last Post: Sep 19, 2022 6:57am
by ED COOKE
Ice Cream
Well, maybe not a massive migration to Cowlicks in Waterford for ice cream, but, a few hardy souls did show support for the nations national ice cream event, another "CTMG's Ice Cream Run". Andrea and I cruised in after making an appearance at the Colchester Cruise N...
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Last Post: Aug 28, 2022 4:56pm
by Gary
Abingdon Spares C&C
Again, a mighty "THANKS" go out to Ed and Martin, and Matt as well, for another fine cars and coffee event. A nice cool morning drive in the "A", in company with a nice "TF", a good gathering of British cars, and a few other types as well, makes for a good start for...
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Last Post: Aug 28, 2022 4:55pm
by Gary
Hemmings Cruise-in
Drove the MGA up to Bennington, Vt, in company with Grant and Pam Legare and Jim and Christine Wiebe, to attend Hemmings Motor News cruise-in/show on the 11th. Stayed a couple nights to relax and enjoy the event. The event and location has changed a bit, but overall...
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Last Post: Aug 19, 2022 4:15am
by Grant
12TH ANNUAL WOODSTOCK BRITISH CAR SHOW
12TH ANNUAL WOODSTOCK BRITISH CAR SHOW Sept 17th - rain date the 18th see www.woodstockbritishcarshow.com
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Last Post: Aug 3, 2022 12:48pm
by Len Sapiro
car ride wanted for kid
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Last Post: Jul 25, 2022 12:15pm
by MARVIN D STUART
Ice cream run?
Just putting it on the radar as it was new to me. Out house shopping and stopped for ice cream to cool off. Found a gem! Not only yummy ice cream but great country store. They make their own goat milk soaps. Have all the jams, pickles,etc. Farm bread from Williman...
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Last Post: Jul 25, 2022 12:13pm
by MARVIN D STUART
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Jim
Ice Cream
On Wednesday we went on the Scotties ice cream ride in Colchester. Ice cream and stories with club members is always appreciated. A splendid evening for a drive. Thanks Jeff and Angela!
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Last Post: Jul 15, 2022 7:07am
by Jim
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Jim
Dust off Rally
Yesterday we participated in Gary and Kathy's Dust Off Rally. We missed a few clues and had a few "turn arounds", but all in all had a fine drive through the north west corner of our state. The Dabrowski team yearly puts together interesting tours through that sectio...
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Last Post: Jul 10, 2022 4:51am
by Jim
Cruise to Colorado
Just read Al's bit on our Cruise to Colorado last month. Excellent piece of work. Thanks, Al, appreciate it. Marv.
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Last Post: Jul 3, 2022 5:28am
by Jim
Ice Cream Run
A nice cool evening for another CTMG event, the Ice Cream Run. (cool enough the ice cream didn't melt and drip on your shirt!) A good turn-out, a nice visit, with more runs to follow. Thanks for planning, Marv.
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Last Post: May 26, 2022 7:21am
by Jim
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Grant
Jamestown run
The article in the MOWOG is wrong, we will picnic at BeaverTail instead of going to Captain Jacks for lunch
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Last Post: May 22, 2022 1:30pm
by Marv Stuart
Abingdon Spares Tech Session
Thanks go out again to Ed and Martin for another reason to get out of the house and learn a thing or two (or ten), or just to hang out with friends. A mighty fine day. Marv.
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Last Post: May 15, 2022 1:36pm
by Jim
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Jim
MGB disk brake noise
Anybody have a magic cure to disk brake squeaking? Ear plugs or turning the radio up louder are not a option as we don't have one. Thanks!
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Last Post: May 10, 2022 12:10pm
by Jim
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Grant
Jamestown run
UP DATE: The Jamestown run will be on the 21st of May.This year we will have a picnic at BeaverTail Weather permitting. We will leave Gus's Pizza at 09:00 and travel as many back roads as possible to Jamestown. For those who want to, we will stop at Ekonk farm for ic...
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Last Post: Apr 17, 2022 3:42pm
by MARV STUART
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Abingdon Spares
Today Ed and Martine had another fine event. Lot's of interesting cars to see and interested people. I talked to a guy we met at the Frankenmuth Michigan MGA Gt in 2015 who also has a MGA. Another fella, Dean, who is doing a MGB conversion and hopefully will join the...
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Last Post: Apr 17, 2022 3:40pm
by MARV STUART
Middlesex Lunch
Another mighty fine lunch at "Landing at Main" in Deep River. Thanks, Bob, for another of your noon-time gatherings. Marv
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Last Post: Mar 28, 2022 12:58pm
by MARVIN D STUART
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Jim
New England Air Museum
Today we went to the Air Museum organized by Bob Howard. We had not been there for several years and it was all new to us. Anyone who is amazed by the engineering of heavier than air flying machines would enjoy this museum. Civilian and military aircraft fill several...
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Last Post: Mar 19, 2022 4:38pm
by MARVIN D STUART
Planting Day
Join us and help plant the West Garden at Harkness Memorial State Park. This is The CT MG Club’s contribution to The Park which gives us the opportunity to use this beautiful location for our BRITISH BY THE SEA GATHERING. Drive your MG, bring a picnic lunch, (...
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Last Post: Mar 9, 2022 6:54am
by steve
MGA Exhaust Manifold
I am looking for an MGA exhaust manifold. I am rebuilding a 1500 engine which is missing one. If you have one and would be willing to part with it, please let me know. MGB manifold will not fit this application. Thanks.
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Last Post: Jan 2, 2022 9:45am
by Bill Wright
Happy New Year!
Best wishes to everyone in the new year!
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Last Post: Jan 1, 2022 6:56am
by Gary & Kelly
MOWOG News
The latest issue of the MOWOG News is now out, it looks great, thank you Karen for taking over the task. Best part is it arrived in my mailbox with no effort at all on my part! Happy New Year to all!
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Last Post: Dec 31, 2021 4:50am
by MARV STUART
Merry Christmas!
We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas this year!!
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Last Post: Dec 26, 2021 9:10am
by MARV STUART
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Jim
Xmas Gathering
Angela organized another fine Xmas Party this year. Chris and I thought the food was quite delicious, and good to see many of the club members. The pleasant weather was a plus as memory reminds us we haven't been so lucky on some previous occasions. Thanks Angela!
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Last Post: Dec 12, 2021 8:41am
by Jim
Middlesex Lunch
A hearty thanks to Bob Howard for a very nice return to Deep River for their monthly Middlesex Lunch. Tho the name, "Landing at Main" has replaced the old "Ivory", I think all went well for a for a nice lunch gathering. Plus a few MG's and a Triump in the parking lot...
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Last Post: Nov 24, 2021 10:28am
by Gary
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Jim
1977 MGB droning sound
Does anyone have a clue what may cause a rhythmic low frequency droning sound in a MGB? Most evident with top up it starts about 2000 rpm, very evident at 3000 and up. Going down hill, throttle off, still at 3000, sound diminishes. Cruise or throttle on the rhythmic...
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Last Post: Nov 17, 2021 1:20pm
by Jim
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jim
MOK tour
Once again into the breach, as Billy Shakespeare offered, we chased Neville and Sue on a very pleasant tour up to the Man of Kent Restaurant in New York. A very nice fall day ride for British beer and good food. Coincidentally, Grant and Pam LeGare and Marv and Andre...
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2021 6:02am
by Marvin Stuart
Portugese soup day
Soup day will be on the 30th of oct. It will be a BYOB event. You can bring a dish if you like, dessert to share. There will be a short run weather permitting. We will start from Gus's pizza at 12 noon and end at our house at 271 Flanders rd in Stonington. Anyone not...
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2021 4:59pm
by Marvin Stuart
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Jim
Leaf Tour
Yesterday we followed a large group of "mostly" British cars organized by Neville Wardell on a Fall leaf peeping tour. Around through the north western corner of Connecticut it's amazing how Neville can consistently put together rides on roads seldom seen. Other than...
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2021 5:03am
by Jim Wiebe
How do you do this?
Since my first, paltry attempt was an utter failure, I have questions for the webmaster. How does on post photos on these boards? I'm told that we all like pictures. How does on post video on these boards?
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Last Post: Oct 27, 2021 5:47am
by Jeffrey Sienkiew...
GREAT RACE
Here's something of interest for 2022,, THE GREAT RACE Starting in Warwick RI June 18, to overnight in Windsor Ct .. https://www.greatrace.com/news/2022-great-race-route-announced.html
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2021 4:54pm
by steve
Abingdon Spares C&C
Again, thanks go out to our wonderful friends and hosts of yesterdays cars & coffee at Abingdon Spares in Deep River. A brisk but dry morning provided for a beautiful and colorful autumn top down run in the TD with friend Grant in his B. A nice turnout with many frie...
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2021 4:06pm
by Gary
Cars & Coffee at Abingdon Spares
Thanks to all those who came down to Abingdon Spares an Saturday for the Cars & Coffee. We do appreciate the support for these days, and we are so glad we can offer a place to hold these gatherings. Despite the forecast earlier in the week it turned out to be a beaut...
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Last Post: Oct 18, 2021 9:49am
by Jim
Railroad Run
A nice cool day provided for a top-down run to the Eastern CT Railroad museum in Willimantic Saturday for a number of club members. Very interesting visit, especially for model railroaders like myself. Afterwards, a nice outside lunch at Willimantic Brew House. Thank...
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Last Post: Oct 10, 2021 10:05am
by jim
The Kitzhof Run
Well, a few of us in our MGs met and headed for our breakfast stop at the Mug& Muffin in Monson to wait for the rain to slow down (so much for that idea!). It did slow a bit for our pit stop at Yankee Candle and was gone for our stop at the Bridge of Flowers. There,...
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Last Post: Oct 4, 2021 2:23pm
by Gary
CTMG Annual Picnic
Another mighty thanks and well done goes out to John and Sue for their hosting of our annual club picnic. The day turned out for very nice fall day, plenty of food, and conversation among all. A most enjoyable time. Thanks, Marv and Andrea.
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Last Post: Oct 4, 2021 2:16pm
by Gary
Assistance to restore
I purchased the above vehicle a few months ago and really need to find a mechanic in or near Mansfield Center (06250) to help me to restore it, primarily the engine and suspension. It is still in good condition but still needs some attention. Rob Stuebing 137...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2021 1:56pm
by jim
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Jim
CT BRR
Once again we would like to thank Neville, Sue and the band of Triumph Club merry folks who put together yet another splendid tour through up state N.Y. and Vermont. Roads less traveled with distant mountain vistas make for pleasant touring. The British "Reliability"...
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2021 7:16am
by Jim
generator
looking for a non-working generator from an early MGB (65-67) for parts particularly the outer shell. Please let me know if either you have one to part with, or please direct me to who may have it. Thanks Chris
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Last Post: Aug 30, 2021 12:47pm
by Christopher Sirr
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Jim
Harkness
On a fine misting day the Connecticut MG Club once again held a fine example of a diversified setting of British vehicles. Acquaintances old and new ambled through a broad pattern of great looking cars. In the midst of our current disquieting atmosphere, a little san...
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Last Post: Aug 30, 2021 6:41am
by Marvin Stuart
Rhinebeck
We would like to thank Neville Wardle for another fine excursion to the Rhinebeck Aerodrome on Sunday. The day started with, what I am told, typical British damp weather turning into a beautiful day to watch antique aircraft flying. Starting the afternoon program the...
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Last Post: Jul 26, 2021 5:18am
by Jim Wiebe
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Steve
GYMKHANA IN NEW LONDON
This is from 1938. Where in new london?? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr14UicsrFY
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Last Post: Jul 3, 2021 9:53am
by Steve
Idle won’t adjust down below 2000 when warm
My 1978 MGb has been fitted with dual Su carbs I just replace the Su fuel pump and now when warm it idles way to high. I have adjusted the idle control all the way down. I can’t seem to find any lean/rich mixtures on the carbs. Any ideas?
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Last Post: Jun 28, 2021 5:30pm
by Ed Cooke
James Town run
The new date for the James Town run is the 12th of June with a rain date of the 19th, hope to see you there.
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Last Post: Jun 14, 2021 6:33am
by MARVIN STUART
Price opinion
I'm hoping the MG community might be able to help me confirm that I've priced my MGB correctly. I have a 1970 MGB, split bumper with overdrive. It has chrome wire wheels (plus a spare), chrome trim/luggage rack and is painted 1969 MG cream with black interior. It has...
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Last Post: Jun 6, 2021 6:48pm
by Gary
Abington Spares Tech Session
I attended the Tech session held on 5/16/21 and was very impressed with the setup. Frist Ed had a car where he identified the components under the bonnet and what typical failures could occur, then he raised the car on the lift and did the same for components under t...
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Last Post: May 21, 2021 9:17am
by Nabil Mishriky
1979 MG Midget for sale
Engine runs perfectly, no rust, interior mint. Moving, need to sell. 917-570-6609. Woodbridge, CT
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Last Post: May 20, 2021 3:09pm
by Candace
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