Issue 2, 2017

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ISSUE 2, 2017

Welcome to Issue 2, 2017 of Moss Motoring. Immerse yourself in a vast range of stories that range from personal profiles, to technical advice, and more. We promise it’s a ride worth your while. Browse the articles below.

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Girl Trouble

By Chris Seely   As illogical and juvenile as it may be, those of us who love our vehicles are all guilty of personifying them. The morning rituals to get them to start, the persuasive talk while trying to remove frozen bolts, the little pats on the dash when they are running well, and even…

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How NOT to build a TD

By Bob Hughes This project started more than 20 years ago. A buddy of mine wanted a TD so bad that he decided to build one, a piece at a time. Then he got lucky and found a complete car that needed paint. I made the mistake of agreeing to paint that car for the…

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Moss Tech 101: Don’t Blow a Fuse Over Your Fuses

Helping the New Generation: You Can Do This! I read on one of the forums that I have to use British fuses in my Classic British car. Does that mean that British electricity is different than the electricity we have in North America? Is that why we had to buy an adapter for our personal…

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Columbus Laughed

By Kenneth Walker In 2014 I had a brilliant idea. I owned a 1988 Merkur XR4Ti that was racking up the miles, but I felt I thought I needed something different, something older. After a few months of looking, narrowing my choice down to about 15 cars, test driving a few, and being rejected or…

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The Quest for Class

By Wesley Garrard Whitney loves to win. She is cut throat in her ambition, which is why we have had to ban most board games in our household. In an effort to preserve our relationship, we have found other avenues in which she can compete. Since Whitney took ownership of “Pete,” a 1979 MG Midget,…

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The Duchess

By Paula Anandasegar Nine years ago, my husband Arun and I moved from England to Castle Rock, Colorado. After we had settled into a small town with a population of about 20,000, we were both trying to adapt to a completely new way of life, which was vastly different from London living, population 7.5 million….

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For Sale 1957 TR-3 One Owner

By Wayne Lynch Purchased new on September 23, 1957, from Triumph Incorporated in San Francisco, California. The dealership was on Columbus Avenue if I remember right. We had to have the red one of course. Its commission number: T8-18309L. No overdrive or spoke wheels because the $86.18 a month payment was the most we could…

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Making History

On the second of June the British Sports Car Hall of Fame officially inducts its first group of members. All of us at Moss Motors are excited to be able to host the ceremony and help start what will be an annual celebration of the women and men who have made a lasting impact on…

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