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  • HighAltitudeTR3's Avatar
    Today, 12:30 AM
    HighAltitudeTR3 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A SU H6 Carbs all out of whack!! in Triumph
    Thanks for the reply Randal. I never really use the choke. At my altitude and especially this time of year the choke doesn't do a lot of good. A lot...
    4 replies | 11 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 12:10 AM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR2/3/3A SU H6 Carbs all out of whack!! in Triumph
    You can't see the wear in the jets; I'd replace them before going to non-standard components. I would also replace the spring inside, unless I knew...
    4 replies | 11 view(s)
  • HighAltitudeTR3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:50 PM
    HighAltitudeTR3 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A SU H6 Carbs all out of whack!! in Triumph
    I'm not using the choke... haven't really needed it. But I try to make sure it's completely off.
    4 replies | 11 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:41 PM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A SU H6 Carbs all out of whack!! in Triumph
    What are you doing with the choke on the cold starts?
    4 replies | 11 view(s)
  • HighAltitudeTR3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19 PM
    I am having a string of issues with my SU's. I set my carbs to what the book recommends for a baseline, then I lean it out. The engine warms up, idle...
    4 replies | 11 view(s)
  • Geo Hahn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:03 PM
    Geo Hahn replied to a thread TR4/4A Inside Windscreen Capping in Triumph
    Yeah, if you want to restore a car 'as original' sometimes you have to be a bit casual is your craftsmanship.
    6 replies | 98 view(s)
  • Jim_Gruber's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:44 PM
    Jim_Gruber replied to a thread Visit with Trevor in Spridgets
    I got to visit with Trevor and Ugly Bug in Cincinnati 2 weeks ago when he came up from Louisville to the Cincinnati British Car Day Show. Bugsy IV...
    1 replies | 23 view(s)
  • poolboy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:17 PM
    poolboy replied to a thread TR4/4A 4A No Start? in Triumph
    Possibly, but it depends on how bad they flood...If you think that flooding might have killed the engine, quickly pulling some spark plugs would be...
    12 replies | 101 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:16 PM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Exhaust system routing and middle clamp in Triumph
    Don't let him drive it...you'll never see it again!
    4 replies | 123 view(s)
  • JPSmit's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:14 PM
    JPSmit replied to a thread Transmission Additive in Spridgets
    Lucas is another - I also use their oil stabiliser.
    2 replies | 72 view(s)
  • karls59tr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:04 PM
    karls59tr replied to a thread TR4/4A 4A No Start? in Triumph
    When they flood do they overflow and spill gas and is there a strong gas smell? I don't have either of those!
    12 replies | 101 view(s)
  • Daves1957TR-3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:01 PM
    Started in today. Got the car jacked up, parts laid out, and went from the front. Got the front pipe and muffler in, and that accursed center clamp....
    4 replies | 123 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:49 PM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Something is really wrong? Overdrive Tranny in Triumph
    I bet it bled down the accumulator with the OD engaged, and then released when the pressure wouldn't hold the clutch engaged, but had enough pressure...
    7 replies | 180 view(s)
  • Sarastro's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:49 PM
    Sarastro replied to a thread General Tech A Sign from m God in Triumph
    Wow, that's quite a story. Sorry to hear about all the damage. Just be happy you didn't lose the house, which was a real possibility. I found...
    26 replies | 3204 view(s)
  • Boink's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:18 PM
    Boink replied to a thread Can you tell the difference? in Humor
    There may not be a single one left, but you can start building your own Granada with the hubcaps (even if dented): ...
    5 replies | 50 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:04 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR4/4A 4A No Start? in Triumph
    Also if the valve leaks.
    12 replies | 101 view(s)
  • glemon's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:38 PM
    glemon replied to a thread General TR Shifter Question in Triumph
    Fwiw, the pics don't work on my android phone either
    16 replies | 280 view(s)
  • dklawson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:29 PM
    I love Selectrics. It's what I learned on. Sorry, I have never even thought about what is involved with making that ball dance around. Keep...
    19 replies | 255 view(s)
  • poolboy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:26 PM
    poolboy replied to a thread TR4/4A 4A No Start? in Triumph
    If the needle valve inside the float chamber sticks open or partially open or if the floats have lost some buoyancy...then yes, the carbs will flood...
    12 replies | 101 view(s)
  • glemon's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:25 PM
    glemon replied to a thread TR4/4A 4A No Start? in Triumph
    If the car starts after sitting a while, then stalls, it is more likely a fuel clog in the line than flooding. As far as the condensor, in all my...
    12 replies | 101 view(s)
  • Got_All_4's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:19 PM
    Hard to believe. I took Johns not so smart option #2. Put it on stands, turned the wheels forward and back no noises. Started the car with every...
    7 replies | 180 view(s)
  • coldplugs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:18 PM
    I remember that ad. I thought it was pathetic. It reminds me of the "dollar store" off-brands that mimic name brands in their labeling & logos to...
    5 replies | 50 view(s)
  • SaxMan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:10 PM
    SaxMan started a thread Visit with Trevor in Spridgets
    My wife's aunt and uncle live in Louisville, and we recently went out to visit with them. While out in Kentucky, it gave me an opportunity to meet...
    1 replies | 23 view(s)
  • karls59tr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:03 PM
    karls59tr replied to a thread TR4/4A 4A No Start? in Triumph
    Well I swapped in my TR3 coil and distributor cap and wires and it fired up and ran for awhile but then died and no restart. The starter turns over...
    12 replies | 101 view(s)
  • TOC's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    TOC replied to a thread Can you tell the difference? in Humor
    Having driven both, yes, you would. KNOWING folks who had to deal with both after 30K, then 60K, guess which one got dumped first? Of course that...
    5 replies | 50 view(s)
  • coj's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
    coj replied to a thread Wanted 100-4 Top and frame in Austin Healey Classifieds
    Is this the frame that is attached to the car on Sliders? I think it was on some longbridge cars
    3 replies | 1505 view(s)
  • coj's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:44 PM
    Do you have the engine number on the car? I am interested, but was not aware that the 1960 had a 3 carb set up
    1 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:29 PM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread Feb 26th 1979 in The Pub
    I landed a Cessna 150 at Danbury airport. It's pretty hairy going through those mountains!
    7 replies | 100 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:22 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread Feb 26th 1979 in The Pub
    Don't know if it was total but back in the 1970s? I went up in a Cessna from Danbury Airport with my young son during an eclipse. It got pretty dark...
    7 replies | 100 view(s)
  • Boink's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:11 PM
    Boink replied to a thread Can you tell the difference? in Humor
    Hehehe... yup. Aside from looks, the inside of the Mercedes smells like leather and good cologne while the Granada smells like vinyl dishwashing...
    5 replies | 50 view(s)
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