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Member Page: Jere McSparran

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Jere McSparran

Member ID: jmac
Status: Silver Member Silver Member
Greenup, IL, USA   USA
Member Since: 2007-05-10
Home Site: The MG Experience
Last Login: 2017-11-17 18:28
Forum Activity: 2017-05-23 18:19
Forum Posts: 48

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Midget/Spitfire 1500 engine rebuilding.

Personal Vehicle Registry

1978 MG Midget Case Power Yellow Jere McSparran

1978 MG Midget
GAN6UJ206688G
"Therapy"
1978 MG Midget RED Jere McSparran

1978 MG Midget
GAN6UJ206948G
"(SOLD)"


2 Vehicles — Total mileage: 166,091 mi (267,298 km) — Average age: 1978

Member Journal – Jere McSparran's Journal

There are 5 total entries in this Journal.

Finished New Paint

Posted on: Wednesday September 25, 2013

Me in my painting gear

I painted the outside panels on Sat. 9/21. I wasn't very happy with it as I had way too much orange peel. I went to a local body shop to get advice and found that I wasn't using quite enough air pressure, was using too wide a spray pattern and was trying to move too fast. I wet-sanded the outside surfaces again and repainted. Turns out he was exactly right. I turned out very well. I only had 2 goofs; I touched the bonnet with the bottom of the sprayer canister that left a crease in the fresh p...

Finally The Rebuild Is In Progress

Posted on: Monday September 16, 2013

New Paint

I began the process of rebuilding this 1978 Midget. It was already in pieces. I began in May 2013. The body had some rust issues: rt A-post, rt and lft rear door frame lower, rt front rocker. I replaced these areas with replacement pieces from VB and by cutting out rust and filling the area in with new metal. I stripped the paint from the fenders, doors, hood and trunk lid; dents were filled and primered. I made some modifications: I moved the rt attaching support of the radiator out 3" to i...

Ditto On Last Year's Post

Posted on: Wednesday January 25, 2012

January 25, 2012, still no progress on the rebuild. This is the year I get started on the body work.

Restore Project In Same Shape

Posted on: Sunday January 23, 2011

Here it is almost 2 years later and my restore project is still sitting in the same place, same condition. I am getting antsy to get working on it. I now have a MIG welder for the body work and a better place to work on it in. But other projects have taken priority. Soon, maybe soon.


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