[Spridgets] No joy in Mudville... Plea for Parts
oldsaabguy at comcast.net
Sun Jun 22 09:16:17 MDT 2008
Don't get mad at me..
Did some animal eat through your ground wire or is the ground wire bad
at the battery terminal.
It fits your symptoms perfectly.
On Jun 22, 2008, at 9:21 AM, Jim Johnson wrote:
> Sorry guys. I just don't want to burden anyone with this problem.
> If I am
> to bring it, I will need both a starter and an ignition switch and
> key for a
> 1968 Midget with 1275. I tested the starter straight from the
> battery -
> nada - so it is shot. Also there is no power anywhere when the key
> is turned
> on and the fuses are good. Ergo, ignition switch gone south. Its been
> sloppy anyway so finally must have died. Both are fairly quick and
> easy to
> change. Does anyone have a spare starter and/or ignition switch they
> bring? I'll buy 'em from ya .....
> On 6/22/08, miniac7 at aol.com <miniac7 at aol.com> wrote:
>> This is truly unacceptable behavior on your part, young man !!
>> Don't even remotely consider leaving your car at home. These guys
>> will take
>> care of it for you, without question. In between all of your work
>> assignments and duties during the event, you need to enjoy having
>> your car
>> there, plus...it needs to sit proudly front and center in the
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jim Johnson <bmwwxman at gmail.com>
>> To: Spridgets List <spridgets at autox.team.net>; Yahoo Spridget list <
>> midgetsprite at yahoogroups.com>
>> Sent: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 1:34 am
>> Subject: [Spridgets] No joy in Mudville...
>> Or Dodge City either.
>> It appears I not only have a dead starter but my ignition switch
>> has shot
>> craps too. I simply cannot start the beast to see if there is
>> still an oil
>> leak problem now that I have added a second crankcase vent and run
>> a hose
>> through a PCV valve to the manifold vacuum port.
>> Not much use in towing the damned thing to LotO now. I won't have
>> any time
>> to change out those parts even if I had replacements. Guess that's
>> it for
>> my bringing my Spridget. Just a run of real bad luck I guess.
>> Jim - Dead 68 "Spridget" in Dodge City
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