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  • Rob Glasgow's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:18 PM
    When I was in college in 1964, I found a guy in Santa Barbara that balanced my new Pirellis on the car. I had never seen that technique before and...
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  • Got_All_4's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:45 PM
    Got_All_4 replied to a thread TR5/TR250 High oil pressure in Triumph
    My 250 has a spin on filter and is high at startup like yours but comes down to 50/60 and 30+ at idle at full temp. I do have a higher volume pump...
    4 replies | 84 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:48 PM
    For that, I'd suggest following the directions on the next page, which says .015" if the little copper piece is round, or .021" if it's square. ISTR...
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:11 PM
    Basil replied to a thread Emergency in The Pub
    I remember that crash in Dallas. Horrible. That second picture I posted is telling. You can see how he basically spiraled down in altitude very...
    5 replies | 53 view(s)
  • dklawson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:41 PM
    dklawson replied to a thread Emergency in The Pub
    I am very glad to hear that they were able to land safely. My wife hates that I watch almost every air disaster TV program I come across. Just...
    5 replies | 53 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:19 PM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread Emergency in The Pub
    Glad it all worked out and that he got it on the ground safely. Some years ago I was flying a Grumman Cheetah which has a sliding canopy. Since the...
    5 replies | 53 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:07 PM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A no leaks, but the generator is not charging in Triumph
    Luckily it did keep working. So anyway the points on the left facing the regulator should be set 0.012 to 0.020? I do not think there is any gap.
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
    Ok, well, glad it's working. But I feel I should point out they meant to short the regulator contacts, which are on the left. Shorting the cutout...
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:23 PM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A no leaks, but the generator is not charging in Triumph
    Randall I forgot to say thanks. I never would have gotten into the whole generator idea if I did not have confidence in your skill and knowledge. I...
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • dklawson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:18 PM
    I hope the weather isn't wet for too long. You and your husband need to put some miles on the GT6. You deserve it after all the work you have put...
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  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:05 PM
    Welcome neighbor (I"m next door in NM). We used to have an XJ6 as our every day driver. Loved that car! Would not mind getting another one some...
    1 replies | 39 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
    Looks like it won't take much to put it back into tip-top condition! Welcome to BCF. Be sure to jump into our Triumph and MG forums too!
    1 replies | 22 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:37 PM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A no leaks, but the generator is not charging in Triumph
    Yeh I jumped up to test #6 after I took the generator off and spun it with the impact gun and it showed it was working. I jumped to test #6 because I...
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • trrdster2000's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:26 PM
    Congrats for you and it just takes lots of time when we make something work that was not designed for that purpose. Not something we have to do...
    62 replies | 1200 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:18 PM
    So it passed test 2 this time? You said before that it did not. In test 6, reading D, they actually mean half of 16 volts; around 8 volts. (Or 4...
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • UmmYeahOk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:18 PM
    Ok, took the the stupid float bowl off for the millionth time today. Float valve was stuck again. Took it off and let it soak in carb cleaner......
    62 replies | 1200 view(s)
  • Tino's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:08 PM
    Installed Cap & Rotor Engine runs fine , but still can shift..The shift is not moving even when I override, but I hear the solenoid engaging when...
    6 replies | 94 view(s)
  • titanic's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:04 PM
    titanic started a thread General TR Portland, OR British swap meet in Triumph
    I posted this in a previous thread reply, but will post separately, in case anyone is interested. https://www.clubtmg.org/autoJumble.html Berry
    0 replies | 17 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:40 PM
    Basil replied to a thread Emergency in The Pub
    I think my worst experience was in a small jet (Embraer probably) coming into Atlanta. Trying to thread a string of T-Storms when, about 30 minutes...
    5 replies | 53 view(s)
  • Grantura_MKI's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:37 PM
    Grantura_MKI replied to a thread 1943 Fling Wing Crash in The Pub
    Sad. I travel by the airport on weekends and it is very busy now exercising aircraft for the upcoming show.
    6 replies | 88 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:17 PM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread 1943 Fling Wing Crash in The Pub
    A bit more detail, more recent. ...
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  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:15 PM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread Emergency in The Pub
    Wow - sure glad everything eventually came out ok. I remember a *miserable* flight in an Embraer twin (about 10 passengers), flying through a...
    5 replies | 53 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:02 PM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A no leaks, but the generator is not charging in Triumph
    I did not read far enough ahead and I am on --Test #6 (continued) on page 7 of the booklet shows a problem under the heading “D” which is a...
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:55 PM
    Basil started a thread Emergency in The Pub
    Saturday evening a week ago, #1 son was flying from Omaha to Houston - a run he's made many times. This time they hit severe turbulence and hail...
    5 replies | 53 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:08 PM
    Test 1 shows how much the armature generates, running with no load in just the residual magnetism field from the housing. No field current. 2 to 4...
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:18 PM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A no leaks, but the generator is not charging in Triumph
    Ok Randall your best student is back. I put the generator back in and I am back to a bright ignition dash light with a 2 amp discharge running at...
    39 replies | 348 view(s)
  • dpcessna120's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:57 PM
    Greetings from Arizona - I am a new member that earlier this year purchased a 1986 Jaguar XJ6, Series Three Vanden Plas (picture attached). So far my...
    1 replies | 39 view(s)
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