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Juvenile Diabetes Ralley
Once again the Wright team put together a great tour event to Palmer Motor Sports Track in Palmer Mass. We chose the country cruise offered and it was a very pleasant ride. Working out these programs has got to be a lot of work and we certainly have enjoyed participa...
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Last Post: May 15, 2021 1:43pm
by Jim
Spare Wheel
Hi, I am looking for a used wire wheel with tire for an MG Midget. I need it for a spare, so does not have to be perfect. As long as the splines and spokes are ok, and the tire holds air, that will do. Let me know if you have one you would like to sell. Give me a c...
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Last Post: May 4, 2021 8:58am
by Edward Cooke
Cars & Coffee
Thanks to all the club members and quite a few non-members who came down to Abingdon Spares today for our first of the season Cars & Coffee. We had close to 60 cars and at least 10 more "regular cars" in attendance. A great turn out, I guess folks really needed an op...
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2021 4:36am
by MARVIN STUART
First spring run
Thanks, Jack, for a very nice spring run for ice cream. Marv and Andrea.
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Last Post: Apr 19, 2021 4:51am
by MARVIN STUART
speedometer
greetings to all, after replacing the angle drive from the transmission three times I thought I should try a different approach. The speedometer does work when I hook the cable up to a drill. This has been the case each time I replace the angle drive at the...
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2021 5:07am
by kenneth albin
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JamesTown run
The James Town run will be on Saturday May 8th. We will meet at Gus's pizza on the corner of rt 184 and 117 at 09:00 in Groton. The route is approx. 57mi long and will end at Fort Beaver Tail in James Town RI. Everyone is asked to bring a picnic lunch which we will h...
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2021 4:58am
by Jim Wiebe
VIN Verification in CT
Hi We are restoring a 1979 MG Midget 1500,we have got her to the stage where she runs and drives but the body work is a rusty mess (what's new). Anyway I wanted to register the car with the DMV before starting the full restoration. We bought the car from Mass so I b...
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Last Post: Apr 4, 2021 8:14am
by Midgetman
Happy New Year
And a Very Happy New Year to all. Marv and Andrea
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Last Post: Jan 1, 2021 7:20am
by Gary
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Merry Christmas
I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. The Christmas day rain melted all the snow and washed the streets near my house so I took the MG out for a short drive today. :relaxed:
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Last Post: Dec 28, 2020 8:07am
by jim
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Gary
Happy Thanksgiving
I wish everyone a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving! Gary M.
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Last Post: Nov 26, 2020 7:12am
by Marvin D. Stuart
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Jim
British Reliability Run days 2&3
With the completion of day 3 of the BRR our "A" covered 815 miles over the three days. Sundays ride through north western Connecticut into the Adirondack mountains and returning offered stunning views of distant mountain ridge lines and beautiful farm country that ma...
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2020 5:27am
by Jim
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Day 1 2020 British Reliability Run
Just home from a fine ride put together by Neville and Sue. For us, 305 miles door to door of pleasant cruising (other than a dash along Rt84 to get to the start) Nice day, nice ride and we look forward to day 2
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Last Post: Sep 19, 2020 5:36am
by Jim
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Juvenile Diabetes Rally
I'd like to thank Bill, Linda and Jack for another fine Juvenile Diabetes Rally this year.Although we caboshed the instruction sheet directions early, we had a nice un authorized tour through north western Connecticut to finally reach Lime Rock Park. The work involve...
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Last Post: Sep 13, 2020 1:31pm
by jim
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Triumph Wickham Park Gathering
Just returned from the CT Triumph Cub gathering and I'd like to say what a nice event they put together. No judging, trophys or hoopla. Just a group of interested and interesting people talking cars, the weather and whatever. I heard interesting stories of car histor...
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Last Post: Sep 13, 2020 1:07pm
by jim
Pre buy car inpector
I owned 2 MG’s as a younger man, a 65 B and a 70 BGT. I have located an MGB in Ct that I’m interested in but would like a pre buy inspection. Any referrals or information would be helpful.
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Last Post: Sep 8, 2020 3:24pm
by Andre de la Chev...
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Congratulations Jon Day
Congratulations to club member Jon Day, his custom V8 MGB coupe is featured on the cover of the latest issue of North American Classic MG Magazine! The car looks great and the article is very interesting. Way to go Jon!
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Last Post: Aug 9, 2020 5:57am
by Ed
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Jim
Gary and Kathy Dust off Tour
Chris and I would like to thank Gary and Kathy Dabrowski for a very nice tour through the North western part of our state. It's one of the most eye catching areas of Connecticut with fine roads and plenty of shade trees.And good little grey cell exercise working out...
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Last Post: Aug 1, 2020 1:39pm
by Jim
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British Car Cruise-In
British Car Cruise-In at Abingdon Spares draws a crowd! Our inaugural British Car Cruise Night on July 16 was a success, gathering as dozen or more LBCs. Thanks to all that joined us, hope to see more of you through out the summer. Come join us every Thursday night f...
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Last Post: Jul 21, 2020 12:05pm
by Ed
Oliver Twist, I mean John Twist's session
I just received this in email fro John Twist who used to run University Motors in Michigan, in case someone is interested. All MG Enthusiasts welcome This will be my eighth MG Telemechanic Zoom Session. The sessions last up to two hours. Enthusiasts from New Ze...
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Last Post: Jul 21, 2020 9:09am
by Ed Allen
John Twist ( ex University Motors)is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. June 23, 2020
Received this in email, thought someone would be interested. MG Telemechanic Zoom Session Tuesday, June 23, 2020 All MG Enthusiasts welcome This will be my sixth MG Telemechanic Zoom Session. The sessions last up to two hours. Enthusiasts from all over North Am...
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Last Post: Jun 23, 2020 7:16am
by Ed Allen
Cars and NO Coffee!
Cars & Coffee with Wayne Carini at Abingdon Spares! Abingdon Spares is hosting Cars & NO Coffee on Saturday, May 23, 10 - 12 noon. Join us on Saturday May 23th from 10 – 12 for a modified Cars & Coffee. We will unfortunately not be serving any refreshment...
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Last Post: May 25, 2020 8:36am
by Marvin D. Stuart
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New England Classic Car Company
I’m looking to buy my first MGB and wondering if any of you have experience dealing with the New England Classic Car Company out of Stratford?
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Last Post: May 16, 2020 8:31pm
by Steve
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Jim
E10 gasoline
Hi there, Is E10 gasoline suitable for T series MGs? Are there any limitations on using E10 in any types of gasoline powered cars? I have an MG TF 1500 in Europe and I am considering bringing it over to CT. Thanks in advance for any advice. Jim
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Last Post: May 3, 2020 4:40am
by Bob Howard
PLANTING DAY
PLANTING DAY HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 2020
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2020 10:03am
by STEVEN P WINCZE
BRITISH BY THE SEA GATHERING
While we continue to hear inconsistent stories and speculations about the Coronavirus Pandemic, and until we learn more conclusive information to indicate otherwise, we are continuing to plan for our BRITISH BY THE SEA GATHERING BBTS on June 7th.
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2020 10:01am
by STEVEN P WINCZE
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Springfild Museum
Very pleasant day yesterday touring the displays at the Springfield Museum. From chocolate making to mechanical devices to Chinese pottery, to much to see and take in for a one day excursion for vintage two footed observers! Thanks Bob! Chris and I had a very nice ou...
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Last Post: Feb 9, 2020 1:55pm
by Gary
The Wing Thing
Wow!! Another great "WINGING IT" at the Bidwells wing farm. Thanks again to Sue and John for another mighty fine evening. Marv and Andrea.
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Last Post: Jan 23, 2020 3:36pm
by Gary
New London Group's Holiday Party
Have to say, Nancy, you did great on our party last evening. Thanks, Marv and Andrea.
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Last Post: Jan 18, 2020 8:35am
by Jim Wiebe
SU H4 reamers
Does anyone own the set of reamers needed to replace the throttle shaft on the H4 carbs? I have two sets to do this winter. I know joe Curto has them for sale.
Views: 243   Replies: 4
Last Post: Jan 6, 2020 4:59pm
by Gary
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Happy New Year!!
I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! It is hard to believe it is 2020. Get out and drive your favorite LBC this year.
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Last Post: Jan 1, 2020 5:37am
by MARVIN STUART
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Gary
Merry Christmas everyone!
I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas this year. I feel like spring will soon be upon us before we know it. Gary
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Last Post: Dec 26, 2019 1:05pm
by MARVIN STUART
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jim
MG/Triumph Xmas party
Our thanks to Angela for organizing another fine Christmas Party. Food was delicious, conversations interesting and weather no issue this year. Thanks Angela!
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Last Post: Dec 17, 2019 5:57am
by jim
Red House Lunch
A nice cold day for an MGA drive to Deep River for Bob Howard's Middlesex group's first winter lunch at their new location, the "Red House" on Main Street. About twenty or so CTMG members enjoyed a very fine get together. Thanks, Bob, looking forward to next months l...
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Last Post: Dec 15, 2019 3:59pm
by Gary
Red House Fall run
A hearty thanks to Bob Howard for a most wonderful Fall run yesterday. I met up with the group at Devils Hopyard, then on to Gillett's Castle, then Ferry across the river, ending at the Red House for a nice lunch. Hopefully the first of future Red House Runs! Thanks...
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Last Post: Nov 4, 2019 5:33am
by MARVIN STUART
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Jim
Yet again!
Just returned from a splendid north western tour of Connecticut arranged by Neville and Sue."Yet again", they put together a very pleasant day of motoring about the Fall colored landscape of northern Connecticut. We very much appreciate the effort put in by Neville a...
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Last Post: Oct 19, 2019 3:01pm
by Jim
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2019 British Car Reliability Run
Just returned from the British Car Reliability Run for us of about 700 miles. The British part of our "A" worked flawlessly, but the U.S. part(that would be me), not so much. We re acquired a electrical glitch I thought I had previously eliminated. But with the appre...
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Last Post: Sep 30, 2019 5:18am
by Jim
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Gary
Nice day for a picnic
Sunday is looking good for a LBC picnic. I hope to see everyone there. Gary
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Last Post: Sep 23, 2019 4:40am
by Jim
Just Wingin' it!!!
Another hearty THANKS to John and Sue for another Wing Time at Bidwells. A fine time was had by all. Marv and Andrea
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Last Post: Jul 24, 2019 1:01pm
by Steve
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Jim
Rally for a Cure
We would like to thank Bill&Linda Wright for organizing yet another out standing event. A very pleasant tour, a delicious lunch and a perfect weather wise week end activity for the benefit of JDRF. Chris and I enjoyed the day thoroughly. Thanks Bill& Linda!
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Last Post: Jun 23, 2019 1:29pm
by Jim
BBTS
Another really great event, thanks again to Steve and Annie for heading it up again. Looking forward to the next one. Marv and Andrea Stuart
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Last Post: Jun 4, 2019 6:50am
by MARVIN STUART
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Jim
Neville Wardle Conn. MG/Triumph N.Western Conn. tour
I would like to thank Neville for a really nice tour through North Western Conn. on the 18th. Some interesting back road touring ending at the White Horse tavern.A most enjoyable tour finished off with Speckled Hen. Thanks Neville and Sue!
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Last Post: May 19, 2019 10:04am
by Jim
ABINGDON SPARES VISIT SAT MAY 11
I HOPE PEOPLE WILL BRING BRITISH BY THE SEA INVITES TO PASS OUT AT THIS EVENT...PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF THEY WERE PASSED OUT THANKS
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Last Post: May 17, 2019 9:57am
by Zeus
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Jim
Jamestown
Pam and Grant took us on another most enjoyable ride to one of Rhode Islands beautiful sea shore points, the Beavertail. The day and weather could not have been more pleasant for touring in sport cars and we finished at Captain Nicks with a delicious lunch. Altogethe...
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Last Post: May 11, 2019 4:50pm
by Gary
BRITISH BY THE SEA
BBTS 2019 VOLUNTEER REQUEST Steve Wincze 860-693-4249 MGTD52@COMCAST.NET TO ALL CT MG CLUB MEMBERS, By the time you are reading this, we will have less than 40 days and just one more meeting untill BBTS 2019! To make this Gathering successful, and to live up to...
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Last Post: Apr 12, 2019 7:42am
by STEVEN P WINCZE
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Jim
April tour
Jon selected a outstanding spring weather day for a fine April Tour today. Riding at the end of a parade of MGB's, we saw many thumbs up and waves, as well as a horn or two. Can't please everybody but we certainly enjoyed the tour and lunch. Thanks Jon for a very ple...
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2019 2:32pm
by Jim
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Jim
Spring Tour
Jon Day led a very nice tour today through the Eastern Connecticut country side with a stop at Harry's in Colchester for lunch. Spring is in the air and we look forward to many more pleasant rides. Thanks Jon!
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Last Post: Mar 16, 2019 2:20pm
by Jim
GATHERING AT MOTORCARS INCORPORATED
CAR GATHERING AT MOTORCARS INCORPORATED We have all been invited to attend a Car Gathering on April 6th from noon till 4:00 pm.at Motorcars Incorporated, 333 Cooke Street, Plainville, Ct This is a great opportunity to visit the Premier Jaguar and Import Car Service...
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Last Post: Mar 13, 2019 5:17pm
by STEVEN P WINCZE
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Jim
Abingdon Tech
Another excellent session today at Abingdon Spares. Interesting and informative demonstrations of MG rear Axel repairs by Al Nosenzo and Jon Day. Thanks to Martin and Ed Cooke for offering their establishment for a continuing educational venue. Thanks guys!
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Last Post: Feb 17, 2019 4:57am
by MARVIN STUART
The Paddock C&C
An enjoyable morning Cars and Coffee was had at the Paddock in New Britain Saturday morning. A very good attendance and eats and drink. Thanks to The Paddock and the Klingberg Family Centers, Marvin.
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Last Post: Jan 27, 2019 7:25am
by Gary
Wing time
Another fine time at Bidwells for wings again, and a nice crowd. Thanks, John and Sue, for arranging the gathering and have an enjoyable stay in 'ole Mississippi. Marv and Andrea.
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Last Post: Jan 20, 2019 5:41am
by Gary
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