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2021

Sunday Brunch and Fuel System Issues

Two weeks ago, Angie and I decided to get Sunday brunch at a state park that’s about an hours drive away. It was a humid and cloudy morning when we took of...

Saturday Afternoon Beauty Shots

After doing yard work, I washed Pearline and then drove around my hometown to take some beauty shots at local historic sites.

Loud as Hell(a)

I made a couple of updates to the MGB today and then took her for a drive.

Welcome to My72MGB.com

I’ve been working on a site for Pearline’s adventures. I’m now ready to show it off. Warning, gory technical details ahead.

Glamour Shots

Even though Pearline isn’t able to move on her own, she can still pose for a few photos.

Back Home, Again

I got Pearline back from the body shop today. I have 2 days until my daughter is supposed to drive the car to her Senior Prom. There’s a lot of dust everywhe...

Getting Close

Stopped at the body shop this morning to see how Pearline is faring. Bonnie (the office manager) saw me pull up and she met me at the door. “Do you want to s...

Paint Progress

It seems so strange to have updates on two consecutive days, but it’s been a whirlwind of activity after 4 1/2 months of slow (but steady) progress.

An Update, But Not Really

It’s been a long 6 weeks since the last post, so here’s where we stand on the body work and paint.

First Primer Coat

I have tried to not make a pest of myself at the body shop, but I hadn’t been by in a few weeks. Bonnie, the office manager, greeted me warmly in the office ...

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2020

Body Shop Check-in

I stopped in at the body shop today as I was nearby. I’m trying to not make a pest of myself, but it’s hard not knowing what’s going on.

Body Work Progress

I stopped in at the body shop after 2 weeks to see the progress. They’ve removed the bumpers, the body fittings, pulled the dents, and filled most everything...

Prepping to Paint

Now that I’ve found a body shop, I worked to remove the parts that shouldn’t be there. The excess trim pieces, the convertible top connectors, the chrome ba...

Shopping for Body Shops

I took Pearline to a couple of body shops in the area. A couple flat refused to even consider the job because they only do insurance work. One of these peopl...

MGB Back Home

I got Pearline back from Mike at Glass Auto on a Saturday in early October. It was a cloudy, cool day, so not a great day for driving with the top down. My ...

At the LBC Specialist

I dropped Pearline off at Glass Auto in OKC on in the middle of August. Two weeks later, I had a doctor appointment nearby, so I stopped by to get Mike’s est...

My Daughter’s Junior Prom

It’s 2020 and everything sucks. My daughter didn’t get to attend her Junior Prom because of COVID. But, that didn’t stop us from getting some photos anyway.

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2015

My Son’s Senior Prom

We’ve had the MGB since my son was 3 years old. It’s always been our fun car. For his Junior Prom, my son and 2 of his friends rented a limo for them and th...

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