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Austin Healey Sprite

Shorrock Supercharged Sprite Leaves for First Showing

Find out the background to this car in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7hcsh7qkSM In a mad rush I finally drive the Shorrock supercharged Mark I Sprite and load it up headed to the 2021 Austin Healey Conclave at Big Bear Lake in California.

This Week With Cars – Episode 0152 #ClassicCars #AustinHealey #Sprite

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Austin Healey Sprite

Shorrock Supercharged Sprite is Born

Find out the background to this car in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7hcsh7qkSM Today I work to get the replica of Bonneville Sprite 708 OAC a Shorrock supercharged Austin Healey Sprite running.

This Week With Cars – Episode 0151 #ClassicCars #AustinHealey #Sprite

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Austin Healey Sprite

1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II – Part 3

Today I take a look at a 1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II that has been sitting for a very long time and try to get it driving again. I have to replace all the wheel cylinders on the front and rear drum brakes.

This Week With Cars – Episode 0150 #ClassicCars #AustinHealey #Sprite

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Car Show

Vintage Torque Fest 2021

Today I went to the 2021 Vintage Torque Fest hot rod show in Dubuque, Iowa. This event was held on April 30 and May 1 2021. This year Vintage Torque Fest raised over $20,000 for kids. Helping Hannah’s Heart Foundation has helped raise over $100,000 for families in need.

Check out the backstory on Vintage Torque Fest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyJAdAO5Y40

This Week With Cars – Episode 0149 #TorqueFest #HotRod #RatRod

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Triumph

Replacing Triumph TR7 Engine and Trans Mounts

Upgraded TR8 Transmission Mount: https://mossmotors.com/gearbox-mount-1 Today I upgrade the Triumph TR7 with Triumph TR8 transmission mount and replace the engine mounts. I also install a battery cut off switch.

This Week With Cars – Episode 0148 #ClassicCars #Triumph #TR7

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Austin Healey Sprite

1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II – Will It Drive?

Today I take a look at a 1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II that has been sitting for a very long time and try to get it driving again. The master cylinder is completely seized and needs replaced.

This Week With Cars – Episode 0147 #ClassicCars #AustinHealey #Sprite

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Car Show Military

4×4 Overland Adventure Clubs Are Becoming Popular

Today I attend a meet up with my local 4×4 Overland Adventure Club with my converted M109A3 and driving a jacked up Mini Paceman running 28″ off road tires.

This Week With Cars – Episode 0146 #Overland #Toyota #M109A3

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Car Show

First British Car Cruise of the Year

Today I take my 1986 Marcos 3L GT to the first Iowa British Car Club cruise for the year which is attending by 31 cars including a very rare Triumph Renown Limousine. Check out my first video with this Marcos here: https://youtu.be/9rLd79BYrOQ

This Week With Cars – Episode 0145 #ClassicCars #TriumphRenown #MarcosGT

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Austin Healey Sprite

1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II – Will It Run?

Today I take a look at a 1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II that has been sitting for a very long time and try to get it running again. One challenge I find along the way is the car has no oil pressure and I have to look into solving the problem.

This Week With Cars – Episode 0144 #ClassicCars #AustinHealey #Sprite

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Austin Healey Sprite

Creating the Grasing Collection of Sebring Sprites

Today I introduce Ken Grasing whom I have been building Austin Healey Sprites for the last five years and we go over in detail a couple of his special Sebring equipped Sprites.

This Week With Cars – Episode 0143 #ClassicCars #AustinHealey #Sprite