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Gary
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year everybody! I plan to take my MG out for a ride on New Year's day. I hope some of you do the same.
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Last Post: Jan 5, 2019 5:53pm
by Bill
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Gary
Merry Christmas
I hope everyone has a Merry Christmas and that Santa brings the the parts they need for their LBC this year!!
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Last Post: Dec 27, 2018 6:10am
by Grant
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jim
Christmas Party
A very nice get together last night at the Monticello facility. Interesting conversation and delicious food! Even the weather cooperated. Thanks Angela!
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Last Post: Dec 9, 2018 8:43am
by jim
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bill
Dave Werblow
Dave is in hospital. He could use some well wishes.
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Last Post: Nov 29, 2018 3:44am
by JOHN PANDISCIA
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Gary
Happy Thanksgiving!
I hope everyone has a nice Thanksgiving this year!
Views: 177   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 22, 2018 5:12pm
by MARVIN STUART
Abingdon Spares Cars & Coffee
Another Hearty THANKS to Abingdon Spares for hosting another Cars & Coffee. A good crowd, a nice ride, always a pleasant event. Thanks, Marv
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Last Post: Nov 11, 2018 1:09pm
by Jim
$30 Apple Hydraulics certificate
Is anyone going to be ordering from Apple Hydraulics? If so I have a certificate for $30 off an order of $90 or more I have no use for. It expires 12/31/19. I've done my shocks already. I won it from the raffle at the Wickham Park Gathering. I also took second place...
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Last Post: Oct 22, 2018 3:33pm
by bill
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Jim
BMCNE tour
WE followed the British Motor Cars of New England tour yesterday from R.I. over to Stonington CT. Chris counted 16 cars on a very nice back roads tour to the Saltwater Farms Vineyard. Organized by Mallory Walsh, a nice ride to a "up dated" WWII private airfield conve...
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Last Post: Oct 22, 2018 3:32pm
by bill
Non ethanol gas
I checked a couple of places for non ethanol gas today. Lowest was $11 a gallon. Not very practical so I guess we're stuck with it. It may get worse according to the recent news.
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Last Post: Oct 10, 2018 1:00pm
by John Pandiscia
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Gary
Picnic
Kelly and I had a great time at the club picnic today and want to thank John and Susan for hosting it.
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2018 12:42pm
by Grant Legare
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Jim
Connecticut British Reliability Run
Back home yesterday from the C.B.R.R. with 732 remarkable miles door to door. We can't thank Neville, Sue and their assisting compatriots enough for a most enjoyable season ending tour! New folks to meet and new places to see made for a most enjoyable excursion. No m...
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Last Post: Sep 17, 2018 1:44pm
by Rich
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Jim
Hemmings Cruise/Show of Dreams
A fine ride to Bennington and the Hemmings cruise night despite threatening weather. A good group of Conn MG club members enjoyed a very nice evening reviewing what few cars showed up. New England weather will always be changeable. Then on to the Show of Dreams in Ne...
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Last Post: Jul 29, 2018 6:38am
by Jim
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Jim
Bidwell Tavern
Last night was John & Sue Mortycka's tour to the Bidwell Tavern for chicken wings and cold beer. A great night for a ride brought out a sizable group of MG Club members to enjoy a very pleasant evening and a delicious dinner. A beautiful clear half moon night made th...
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Last Post: Jul 22, 2018 6:48am
by Marv Stuart
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Jim
Connecticut Clock & Watch Museum
Yesterday we visited the Clock Museum in Bristol Ct. If you enjoy history,precission, craftsmanship, the list of superlatives about this place goes on. Dave and Ginny's tour along the Conn. river and ferry ride started a interesting tour to the museum. The place is n...
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Last Post: Jul 16, 2018 4:17am
by Jim
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jim
Rich Farm Stand
A nice ride to a part of the state less traveled last night brought us to the Rich Farm Stand in Oxford. A generous and delicious selection of ice cream was dispersed to a substantial crowd on a slightly damp evening. On a clear week end afternoon, this place must do...
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Last Post: Jun 28, 2018 3:49am
by jim
Free set of 15" 48 spoke wheels
I have a used set of 48 spoke wheels free for the taking. Great for spares or if you are going for the concours car!
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Last Post: Jun 25, 2018 4:22pm
by Bill Wright
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Grant
starter
I have a starter for a MGA that British Victoria sent me by mistake. If anyone needs one they can have it for $80.00. I paid $108.00 with s&h. Also if anyone recieves an e-mail from me about signing an agreement don't open it it's not from me.
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Last Post: Jun 10, 2018 10:23am
by Grant
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Grant
JAMESTOWN run
The Jamestown run has been canceled due to weather. However if you still want to go to lunch meet at Grant and Pam's house around 1130 and we'll caravan to the Coast Guard house takes about 45 minutes to gat there reservations are for 1 :oclock.
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Last Post: May 13, 2018 2:11pm
by Jim
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Jim
Cinco De Mayo
Just returned from a fine tour led by Dave and Ginny through mid state Connecticut. Many roads not seen before and some renewed in splendid spring plumage. We have waited through a long winter dark time to enjoy a splendid spring outing such as that. Thanks Dave and...
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Last Post: May 5, 2018 2:12pm
by Jim
Pick-up Runs
Any thoughts on using this forum to contact anyone who is interested in getting together for a spontaneous "pick-up" drive. You know some day when we get nice weather and just want to go for a drive. I think the main problem is that not meany members log-on here.
Views: 266   Replies: 3
Last Post: Apr 27, 2018 8:10am
by Bill
S.U. Carburators Abiingdon Spares
Gentlemen and Ladies, Another interesting presentation at Abingdon Spares.This time, Joe Curto offered explaining years of experience tinkering with Skinners Union carburetors inner workings and mysteries. My thanks to Martin and Ed Cooke for arranging and hosting t...
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Last Post: Apr 1, 2018 5:08am
by Jim Wiebe
Towing
Hi mg club I have a 1975 mg midget I would like to flat tow it behind my rv just wondering if anyone has any experience in doing this and can it be done thanks Bruce
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Last Post: Mar 28, 2018 6:16am
by Marv Stuart
Old scam warning
Hi, A club member recently had a bad experience in the process of selling an MG part thru an ad in the MOWOG news and wanted me to pass this warning along to club members so they would be aware that even in the little old MOWOG News, scammers are active! Here are th...
Views: 293   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 7, 2018 10:05am
by John Pandiscia
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Gary
MERRY CHRISTMAS!!
I hope everyone received the car parts they needed for Christmas this year! Enjoy and Happy New Year!!
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Last Post: Dec 26, 2017 10:38am
by Marv Stuart
side view mirror
can anyone recommend a place that can cut a piece of mirror glass for a side view mirror?
Views: 254   Replies: 2
Last Post: Dec 17, 2017 2:26pm
by Gary
Appraisal
Hi- My mother in law has a 72 MG midget that has been garaged for it's entire life. Rarely was it ever driven. Everything is original. Due to declining health we've had to put my m.i.l into nursing care and are selling the house and vehicles. I was wondering if ther...
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Last Post: Nov 20, 2017 9:59am
by Rick Covell
Abingdon Spares Cars & Coffee
A hearty "well done" to Martin and Ed Cook of Abingdon Spares fame for their cars & coffee event last Saturday, the 4th. A bit on the Brisque side but a nice drive anyway. The distributor/timing presentation was outstanding. Looking forward to the next c&c. Thanks, M...
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Last Post: Nov 7, 2017 4:35pm
by Marv Stuart
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Grant
Soup Day
Thanks to everyone who came for soup day on SAT. Pam and I had a great time.
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2017 4:57pm
by Gary
Hale-Ray
Any folks planning on going to the Hale-Ray show on Saturday ? Maybe a little ie cream run after?
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Last Post: Oct 5, 2017 12:09pm
by David W.
Half Moon Cruise
A trip I should have done more home work on, The Half Moon cruise offered more surprises than I could process. Good food, sights and weather coalesced into a fine few days of interesting discovery. Maybe not as much as Henry Hudson on the Halve Maen, but we didn't ha...
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Last Post: Oct 2, 2017 7:07am
by Marv Stuart
Ski Butternut Foliage Tour
Ski Butternut Foliage Tour Scheduled: Oct 7, 2017, 12:30 AM to 4:30 AM Location: Wilcox Street and Iron Horse Boulevard in Simsbury We will gather in the parking lot at the corner of Wilcox Street and Iron Horse Boulevard in Simsbury at 12:30 on October 7, 201...
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Last Post: Sep 19, 2017 6:28pm
by Bill Wright
Hillside Sweet Shoppe
Another splendid evening for a tour along the river to the Hillside Sweet Shoppe. Fine ice cream and stories as well as a chance to test MG undercarriages (crunch) All seamed to survive unscathed! Nice night for a ride. Thanks Jeff. Jim
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Last Post: Aug 26, 2017 8:48am
by David W.
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jim
Abington/Howard Picnic Tour
Today we enjoyed a fine day of touring and picnicking at the Howard residence beginning at Abington Spares. Martin and Ed Cooke graciously accepted a bunch of oil leaking British cars for the jump off location. After a tour on many roads less traveled, we arrived at...
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Last Post: Aug 15, 2017 4:26am
by John Pandiscia
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jim
Durham Dari-Serve
Very nice ride to the Durham Dari-Serve last night. A stunning evening and very good ice cream. The "usual suspects" were there along with new drivers to the program. A tech session, the shreak of motor cycles, and ice cream made for another fine summer event. That p...
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Last Post: Aug 10, 2017 6:29am
by jim
My father's MGB
My father just passed and I have his 73MGB in Ct. Some of you may have known of him and the work done on his car. I would like to sell it to someone who appreciates it. Contact Dan Martin 860 250 4343. DMartinVRod@gmail.com
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Last Post: Aug 5, 2017 11:21am
by Daniel J Martin
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Jim
Salem Ice Cream
It was a DARK and MOONLESS night..... Well, almost moon less with only a slight Cheshire Cat grin. A very nice ride to the Salem Ice Cream shop and, as always very good ice cream. But ,on the way home, either Lucas, the Prince of Darkness or an error by the current o...
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Last Post: Jul 27, 2017 5:40am
by Jim
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Jim
Sweet Claude's
Nice ride to Sweet Claude's last night for ICE CREAM! I especially liked the Bailey's Adult flavor. Dodged a few cooling rain drops and all in all, a nice evening for a ride. Thanks Jeff!
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Last Post: Jul 13, 2017 6:03am
by Jim
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Jim
Cowlicks Cruise
Jeff, Thanks for a fine ride to Cowlicks in Waterford last night. Great ice cream and swapping lies with club members. We were glad to be heading south going home on RT95 rather than the parking lot heading north. Infrastructure in inaction.
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Last Post: Jul 1, 2017 4:51am
by Marv Stuart
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Jim
Juvenile Diabetes Rally
Bill, Thanks for a great day touring upper Connecticut finishing with a delicious picnic at Lime Rock Park. We had a fine day touring on many roads not travelled before under a pleasantly shaded sky. Our thanks to you and your family for a fine day! Jim
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Last Post: Jun 17, 2017 2:29pm
by Jim
for sale
Dear MG club, Our heart is broken, but we must sell our MGB 1980. It is in excellent condition, kept in the garage and my wife is the original owner. We used to be members of the club many years ago and now live in White Plains. Is anyone in the club interested a...
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Last Post: Jun 17, 2017 8:40am
by Hugues O'csay
GOF Central
Please share, forward. post, publish to all webmasters and newsletter editors-- PLEASE inform your members that GOF Central is open to all MG's, 1928-1980 and beyond! Central [ and maybe South and West] are not restricted to only pre -1956 cars. We love them al...
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Last Post: Jun 4, 2017 5:29pm
by JEFF FIELDS
Jamestown Run
Another mighty fine Jamestown Run to start the driving year, over a hundred miles over the back roads of Ct. and R.I. with a lunch stop at Captain Jacks on the shore. An overcast kind of day with a bit of rain at the end, not bad planning. Thanks again to Pam and Gra...
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Last Post: May 15, 2017 6:17pm
by Gary
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Jim
Scotties
A nice ride to Scotties yesterday to sample ice cream. A little chilly but a good reason for a little tour. Thanks Jeff!
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Last Post: May 11, 2017 2:43pm
by Jim
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Jim
Jon Day Siete de Mayo
Thanks Jon, for another great ride around interior Conn today. We didn't get to build a Big Beautiful Wall, but it was a fine day to tour to the Mexican restaurant anyhow.
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Last Post: May 8, 2017 12:18pm
by Rich Magna
Jon Day April Tour
Our thanks to Jon Day for an excellent tour on April 2nd. His choice of tour location, lunch, and ice cream stop was perfect on a beautiful day of touring eastern conn.Thanks Jon! Jim
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Last Post: Apr 5, 2017 4:42am
by Marvin Stuart
Abingdon Spares Cars & Coffee
A great turnout at Abingdon Spares Cars & Coffee yesterday. Not a good day for driving our MG's but just fine for general get together. Thanks to Martin and Ed for the hospitality. And the coffee and donuts were good too! Marvin
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Last Post: Mar 27, 2017 5:27pm
by Gary
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Steve
BRITISH T SHOP
Does any one know about the British T Shop in Oakdale Ct ??
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Last Post: Mar 19, 2017 3:16pm
by Bill
The Truth About Wheeler Dealers
Very funny. Language a little rough. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhCD5VEX73k
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Last Post: Feb 18, 2017 6:57am
by John Pandiscia
MG TC EXU
I recently acquired a 1949 EXU and wonder if There are others in the club. B
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Last Post: Jan 8, 2017 3:44pm
by Ed Cooke
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Steve
SU INJECTION
This should be interesting http://justbritish.com/burlen-ltd-set-to-launch-innovative-fuel-system-in-2017/ Steve
Views: 309   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 23, 2016 4:20pm
by Steve
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