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  • charleyf's Avatar
    Today, 12:35 AM
    charleyf replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Something's burning in Triumph
    The engine in our TR's has a LOT of low end torque. Have you tried just letting the clutch out once you get past the starting point? Slipping the...
    4 replies | 55 view(s)
  • charleyf's Avatar
    Today, 12:26 AM
    charleyf replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » starter choice in Triumph
    And the third choice is to find a used starter from the Forum classified or eBay or such. While rebuilding my cars I had several starters. I took...
    3 replies | 52 view(s)
  • dougie's Avatar
    Today, 12:18 AM
    Here's how the AH Spares bolts look installed.
    4 replies | 72 view(s)
  • Sarastro's Avatar
    Today, 12:17 AM
    Sarastro replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » starter choice in Triumph
    Those high-torque/gear reduction starters are nice units; I've had one on my Porsche for a few years now, and I like it. I think I'll eventually put...
    3 replies | 52 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 12:16 AM
    Having taken up photography as another post-retirement hobby, I can relate to this chart I found on another forum.
    0 replies | 4 view(s)
  • SaxMan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:57 PM
    SaxMan replied to a thread Cruise Night - 2017 in Spridgets
    Maybe it is just anecdotal, but I have seen an upturn of interest from younger enthusiasts. For many Millennials, big Detroit iron is a very...
    19 replies | 262 view(s)
  • Healey 100's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:50 PM
    I have used JB weld around gasoline in carburetors and can report that it definitely softens and cannot resist gasoline or ethanol. Most fiberglass...
    12 replies | 129 view(s)
  • SaxMan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:49 PM
    SaxMan replied to a thread MECUM Bugeye in Spridgets
    Wow, indeed. Is this the start of a "Bugeye Bubble"?
    1 replies | 11 view(s)
  • steveg's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:41 PM
    AH Spares also has the special washers in SS: http://tinyurl.com/yct2zf9q
    4 replies | 72 view(s)
  • doc50's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:39 PM
    doc50 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Something's burning in Triumph
    My dad had a '23 Studebaker in college. It was so underpowered, he had to back up steeper hills. Reverse is a lower gear, so if you did that, maybe...
    4 replies | 55 view(s)
  • AN6-TX's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:59 PM
    AN6-TX started a thread MECUM Bugeye in Spridgets
    I missed the "TV presentation" but I am told this sold for $40K today. https://www.mecum.com/lots/CA0817-300012/1961-austin-healey-bugeye-sprite/...
    1 replies | 11 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:53 PM
    Basil replied to a thread Barcelona terrorism in The Pub
    Very glad your family made it back ok. My sister just spend a week in Paris and I was worried about her the whole time.
    1 replies | 20 view(s)
  • macilona's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:44 PM
    Thanks Jim....will give them a look. Mac
    7 replies | 44 view(s)
  • Geo Hahn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    Geo Hahn replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Something's burning in Triumph
    I recall a story from someone who witnessed TR3s being loaded onto a ship bound for the U.S. They would line 10 cars up (wooden) bumper to bumper...
    4 replies | 55 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:08 PM
    pdplot started a thread Barcelona terrorism in The Pub
    Wife and daughter just returned from 11 days in Spain, including Barcelona. Loved every minute. Shocked to hear about the tragedy in the Rambla area....
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  • pdplot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:05 PM
    Many years ago, I read a book "We never called him Henry". By Harry Bennett. Fascinating.
    2 replies | 43 view(s)
  • bobhustead's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:03 PM
    bobhustead replied to a thread TR4/4A » Tr4A oil leaking from timing cover in Triumph
    On timing covers and oil pans, you need to put the flange on wooden block and hit each hole from the backside with a small ball peen hammer to push...
    3 replies | 60 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:50 PM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Something's burning in Triumph
    Definitely not a good thing. It can glaze the clutch and flywheel faces and cause chattering. If it gets very hot it can weaken the clutch springs,...
    4 replies | 55 view(s)
  • Drone Dog's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:24 PM
    i have both. thanks.
    4 replies | 128 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:16 PM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread I hope to be in Wyoming in The Pub
    Never expected a quote from W.C. Fields. Well done!
    24 replies | 701 view(s)
  • Jim_Stevens's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:07 PM
    Stainless steel luggage rack for TR2-3B. Comes with rear boot hinges (although you'll want to have them rechromed, or use the special hinge pins on...
    0 replies | 15 view(s)
  • dklawson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:00 PM
    Sorry. That was a poor choice of words and sentence structure on my part. I know it is the tank that is threaded... not the sender.
    12 replies | 129 view(s)
  • 2long's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:54 PM
    2long started a thread TR2/3/3A » Something's burning in Triumph
    So with two old cars to work on, I had to rent a storage stall in Waikiki for my TR2. I found one with a great monthly rate, and soon learned why. ...
    4 replies | 55 view(s)
  • Editor_Reid's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:51 PM
    Cher Capelle, Bienvenue à la BCF. Ici vous allez trouver beaucoup des propriétaires - même quelques experts - de la marque Austin-Healey. Posez...
    5 replies | 52 view(s)
  • 3798j's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:44 PM
    3798j replied to a thread TR4/4A » Road trip in Triumph
    And if you make it to The Lane, opt to spend the extra asking price to take the guided tour of the basement. You'll love it...great museum for a car...
    12 replies | 234 view(s)
  • Bob_Spidell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:32 PM
    Good point; didn't think about that.
    12 replies | 129 view(s)
  • Gerard's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:26 PM
    Gerard replied to a thread Caitlin Drives a Bugeye in Spridgets
    Looks to me like this was some sort of car show event...:confused: I don't think any of the cars are paining attention to parking lot markings.
    17 replies | 388 view(s)
  • Gerard's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:24 PM
    Gerard replied to a thread Caitlin Drives a Bugeye in Spridgets
    Actually, the car has been extensively reworked since early 2017 by Tom Colby of Speedwell Engineering. Work included complete (and necessary)...
    17 replies | 388 view(s)
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