Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline September 2015

  Monthly Meeting Minutes
August 17, 2015

Victor Lheureux

31 Members in attendance

New members in attendance were:
Fred Hoffman of St. Charles, IL. Fred has many cars – a 1977 burgundy MGB, 1973 orange MGB-GT, 1946 clipper blue MGTC and a 1971 TR6.
Terry Gandy of Kenosha, WI. Terry is looking to purchase a car in the spring of 2016.

Car Projects-
Dave Bralich
reported that he finished braking system conversion to a dual system on his ’67 MGB – works great!
Dino Perez is working on a clutch master cylinder repair. Discussion continued on methods to bleed the brake slave cylinder.
Seth Jones is currently working on a parking break repair.
Jim Compton is starting to repair the rear springs on his 78 MGB.

Past Events
· August 1st – at Ray’s Morris and MG Gathering, there were 11 MGs plus 3 Morris’ and a couple of OMs (Other Makes).

· August 2nd - Peds in the Weeds, had a good turnout of


spectators getting rides in the five vintage cars. The party was cut short by heavy winds that almost blew away the erected tent in the parking lot.
· August 16th - Tally Ho Rally, Last year T-Types ruled the standings, but in this year’s edition, an MGB placed 1st, a TD was 2nd and an MGA and TD tied for 3rd. It can hardly get any better!

Upcoming Driving/Social Event Schedule
· August 20th - Westmont Crusin’ Night, Bill Kalafut and Jean Hearsley
· August 22nd - Club Garage Sale, Jim Evans
· August 29th - Drive-in Movie, Dave ‘Cowboy’ Bralich & Dee Bralich

    Staff Reports
Finance – Phil Wydra reported funds are down. Full report available from Phil.
Membership – Victor L’Heureux reported membership is up again this month with 3 new members.

No new business was presented for discussion. Meeting adjourned

Respectfully submitted,
Victor L’Heureux
CMGC Secretary

Welcome New Members!

The officers and members of the Chicagoland MG Club extend a cordial “MG Welcome” to the new member who has joined our club in recent months. We wish you “Safety Fast” and hope you will avail yourself of as many club activities as you can.

Dave Lazarus Palatine IL 1978 orange MGB
Terry Gandy Kenosha WI  
Todd B VanSlyke   Evanston IL 1979 white MGB
Bob Dorley South Elgin IL   1978 blue MGB
Fred Hoffman St Charles IL 1977 burgundy MGB, 1973 orange MGB-GT, 1946 clipper blue MGTC, 1971 TR6
Dave Straus Winfield IL  

Note: To any member whose name does not appear above, your application may have missed our deadline.

If you don’t see your name next month, call our Membership Chair, Victor L’Heureux at (847) 533-3912 to verify

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