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Tech Session: Spring Tune-Up
Saturday, April 15, 2017
10 a.m. to Noon

Randy and Zora Shuck will once again welcome the MGCC to their home for our annual Spring Tune-Up tech session.

Last year's Spring Tune UpWe're working on kind of a "3 Ring Circus" for the session. We'll have a segment on sealing the roadster windscreen, something about the engine, and in the center ring, MG electricals. Randy will be on hand with his garage and experience. Another of our own, Scott Stubblefield, loves to work on things electrical and has consented to lead us through some of the key electrical issues we face with our MG's as well as other British Cars. This will include an introduction to some of the useful tools and equipment as well as how to deal with some of the common problems. Bring your electrical issues and questions and let's see if we can find solutions.

Last year's Spring Tune UpMy key goal for our tech work this year is to help members who might be struggling with their cars. At times the cars can, admittedly, be confounding, but patience and sometimes a helping hand can get one over that "hump" that has been a real barrier to enjoying the car. Toward the end of 2016 I acquired a car which had not run for at least 10 years and had frustrated its owner. After 2 months of pretty intense labor the car is running and driving. There is still lots to do, but it's been an interesting journey. I look forward to sharing more in days to come with the hope of encouraging some whose little Brits may need to be re-commissioned.

Weather permitting get that MG out and drive to the Shuck's. Let's talk about your car and see where you are on the journey. We plan to begin at 10 and finish formal work about noon, but there may be opportunity to continue as activities proceed.

I look forward to seeing you and your little Brit on April 15th at the Shucks. See address and directions below.

Jim Spurgeon
jnspurgeon@yahoo.com
(703) 680-6774

Directions: Randy's address is 15228 Elk Run Rd., Chantilly, VA 20151. Elk Run Road is accessed from Pleasant Valley Road which in turn is accessed from Route 29 on the south (e.g. from Manassas) and from Route 50 on the north. Braddock Road intersects Pleasant Valley Road just south of the Pleasant Valley Country Club which is just south of Elk Run Road.

 


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