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  • poolboy's Avatar
    Today, 08:32 PM
    poolboy replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    The car's PO built that engine, Tom. The cam and tappets got wiped out. The problem must have been a combination of valve springs, cam selection,...
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  • Jim B.'s Avatar
    Today, 08:16 PM
    Jim B. replied to a thread T-Series I got a trophy in MG
    Yes I bet their skirts were longer though! Jim B.
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  • Jim_Gruber's Avatar
    Today, 07:46 PM
    And Drew bought the last one. Out of stock.
    2 replies | 65 view(s)
  • tomshobby's Avatar
    Today, 07:38 PM
    tomshobby replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    Sounds like your valve train is binding. Find someone that knows what they are doing and have them check it. Poolboy had this happen with his after a...
    18 replies | 184 view(s)
  • JPSmit's Avatar
    Today, 07:25 PM
    JPSmit replied to a thread Math! in Humor
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  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 07:21 PM
    Dave - your Pacific trip pictures were great and brought back memories of Seattle and San Francisco. We spent many hours in Seattle as our daughter...
    18 replies | 282 view(s)
  • pkmh's Avatar
    Today, 07:13 PM
    OK, Gonzo, I feel my tires are good. Cannot recall the manufacture date off hand but when I purchased them, the manufacturer date codes were all...
    37 replies | 951 view(s)
  • titanic's Avatar
    Today, 07:06 PM
    titanic replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    The engine started to run rough as the temp increased. With the valve cover removed, I could see the valves sticking. I removed the head,...
    18 replies | 184 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 06:46 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread Legal Beagles? in The Pub
    Per stirpes - "by representation" is usual. Kids take the share their parent would have been entitled to. Per capita - everyone in the same class...
    19 replies | 235 view(s)
  • Alfred E. Neuman's Avatar
    Today, 06:30 PM
    Alfred E. Neuman replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    Out of curiosity, what were the symptoms that had you shut the engine down when the valves tightened up in the guides?
    18 replies | 184 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 06:26 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread Three VWs in Other Cars
    Reduce the size by cropping.
    3 replies | 27 view(s)
  • TOC's Avatar
    Today, 06:10 PM
    TOC replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    On bow-ties they are tight...but they don't shrink up when hot. Have to be tight when all they depend on is a square cut o-ring in the spring...
    18 replies | 184 view(s)
  • cashs6t8mgc's Avatar
    Today, 05:56 PM
    I removed the wiring between the coil and enhanced spark module. Achieved spark at the points.
    13 replies | 4822 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 05:22 PM
    CJD replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    Coming from Chevy's that amazed me too. On Chevy you can run the bronze guides very tight with no problems. The valves in the Triumph must get much...
    18 replies | 184 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 05:08 PM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread T-Series I got a trophy in MG
    Great photo! Congrats to you and the TD! Patty, Maxene, and LaVerne in WAC-style uniforms, 1942:
    3 replies | 29 view(s)
  • TOC's Avatar
    Today, 03:10 PM
    TOC replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    I remember doing LBC's in shops I ran years ago...and guide sizing was a big issue. Machine shop that knows old bow-tie engines hasn't a clue on how...
    18 replies | 184 view(s)
  • jackq's Avatar
    Today, 02:39 PM
    jackq replied to a thread Three VWs in Other Cars
    Trying...can't post?
    3 replies | 27 view(s)
  • Mickey Richaud's Avatar
    Today, 02:37 PM
    Mickey Richaud replied to a thread T-Series I got a trophy in MG
    Pretty big smile you got goin' there with them singers! Congratulations!
    3 replies | 29 view(s)
  • Jim B.'s Avatar
    Today, 02:14 PM
    Jim B. started a thread T-Series I got a trophy in MG
    Last Saturday i took the 52 TD to a show. It was called "Wings and Wheels". Its a combination Fly-in and car show. Its annual at the Essex County...
    3 replies | 29 view(s)
  • PAUL161's Avatar
    Today, 01:57 PM
    PAUL161 replied to a thread Math! in Humor
    It's actually "Your or Y'all", depends on the territory or use, you know, y'all know your stuff! :highly_amused:
    6 replies | 126 view(s)
  • JPSmit's Avatar
    Today, 01:45 PM
    JPSmit replied to a thread Three VWs in Other Cars
    Jack you make me crazy and you are my hero! :grin: well done! pics please
    3 replies | 27 view(s)
  • Kainopong's Avatar
    Today, 01:24 PM
    Does anyone with an early '58 BN4 have the correct size (height) of the Abington Allocation number plate that gets installed under the VIN? Mine is...
    0 replies | 27 view(s)
  • British_Recovery's Avatar
    Today, 12:54 PM
    As gonzo said, to show the orientation of the brake linings, since they will go on incorrectly without it being obvious.
    37 replies | 951 view(s)
  • titanic's Avatar
    Today, 12:29 PM
    titanic replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    I was fortunate that the bronze guide seizure became apparent as soon as the engine reached operating temp after rebuild. It involved 2 exhaust...
    18 replies | 184 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 12:28 PM
    Basil replied to a thread The magic of Photoshop in The Pub
    I still have several FD-mount lenses for my Canon T-70 SLR and have thought about picking up an FD to EF adaptor just for fun to see what kind of...
    32 replies | 368 view(s)
  • titanic's Avatar
    Today, 12:17 PM
    titanic replied to a thread TR6 Timing chain in Triumph
    Another problem with the "pride of India" timing chains is the side plates have a rough edge that tend to wear a groove in the equally crappy 3rd...
    6 replies | 68 view(s)
  • cashs6t8mgc's Avatar
    Today, 11:49 AM
    This is an old thread but I just recently started to revive a 1980 rust-free barn find my son-in-law rescued. The car has been dormant for 8 years or...
    13 replies | 4822 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 11:44 AM
    DrEntropy replied to a thread General MG How do you define the "soul" of a car? in MG
    A pal of over thirty-five years, ex-pat Brit and London Guilds certified, has said of MGB's: "These things even haf right'll run inna bottom of a...
    15 replies | 167 view(s)
  • YakkoWarner's Avatar
    Today, 11:40 AM
    YakkoWarner replied to a thread The magic of Photoshop in The Pub
    Depending on what kind of lenses, you may be able to get an inexpensive adapter to use the old manual lenses on an EOS digital body, usually not too...
    32 replies | 368 view(s)
  • LionelJrudd's Avatar
    Today, 11:09 AM
    LionelJrudd replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Rear tail light cutouts in Triumph
    Hi David, i bought two floor panels, rear boot floor, two door skins and battery box. So far I have made the rear panel, two inner rear fenders,...
    63 replies | 1666 view(s)
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