Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline December 2011
Past Events

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been to most or all of these observances. Everyone in the group who wanted to appear on camera got a chance to give their names and cars and car colors. Mr. Wildt carefully explained that the car colors were necessary to connect the correct persons with the photo of their MG.

After the interviews many of us headed to Stages on 31st Street, a few blocks east of Halsted. As is always the case there, we were made welcome and had greatly appreciated warm food and hot coffee.


This event, though very informally organized, helps keep active the memory of what became a major part of our society the automobile. Be there next year to help us remember.

~~Ann and Jake Snyder

books Library Muse

If you missed the November meeting here is an update on the latest additions to the library. And as al-ways if you have any suggestions for new material please let me know. The main reason Santa is so jolly is that he knows where all the naughty girls live. Happy holidays and a healthy new year.

They started in MGs
by Carl Goodwin, 2011, 274 pages, B&W photos
forward by John Fitch

The stories of eighty famous (and not so famous) professional and amateur people from motors sports and how they got their starts in MGs. Phil Hill, Briggs Cunningham, and Carroll Shel-by are just a few. Some how the author overlooked yours truly, but then I started with a Healey.

Tuning the A-Series Engine
by David Vizard, 3rd edition 1999, 518 pages

We are all familiar with Haynes manu-als. This one is chocked full of photos, diagrams, and charts for the A-series. Should have all the info that one might need to get a midget or Mini running to perfection.


How to Weld
By Todd Bridigum
2008, soft cover, 203 pages, color photos and illustrations

From the book cover, 'How to Weld is both a perfect introduction for beginners and an excellent re-fresher for veterans. It's a work so comprehensive and so complete that most readers won't need any further instruction-just practice.

"All popular welding variants are covered, includ-ing gas, ... stick, ... MIG, ...TIG, ... brazing, soldering, and metal cutting. Every skills section concludes with a series of exercises, each illustrated with fully captioned sequen-tial photography".
~~ Bill Mennell  

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