[Mgs] So close

Richard Lindsay richardolindsay at gmail.com
Mon Jun 3 08:48:01 MDT 2013

Sounds like a pretty successful day! :-P

On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 7:26 AM, Paul Root <ptrmgb at gmail.com> wrote:
> After a miserable May, Saturday, I finally got 2 consecutive hours that I
> could get out in the garage and work on the car.
> At the end of April, I pulled the car out of storage. It wouldn't turn over.
> We talked about it, and many suspected the engine to chassis ground. But all
> was fine. I pulled the starter and took it into O'Reilly. It was bad. They got
> me a new one (guaranteed for life), and it sat on the work bench.
> I got the starter in Saturday night. Then went to hook up the battery,
> stripped bolt. I used a vice grip to test. And the car started. Went to
> O'Reilly, get the bolt, and a couple other little things.
> Everything buttoned up, the car is ready.
> Yesterday, there was no time, long honey-do list.
> This morning, its 50F, I'm driving it to work. And I get a mile. I come to a
> stop sign and I hear something funny, like a fan hitting a piece of paper.
> Yes, it's in sync with engine speed.
> Then the ignition light comes on solid. Drive back home. Pop the hood. No fan
> belt.
> I'm pretty sure I have a belt in my box of stuff. Get that on, and we'll try
> again tomorrow!
> Paul.
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