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  • vette's Avatar
    Today, 12:08 PM
    I'm not an expert with plastic floats in fact I have never used them. And I don't dispute Doug L's approach to getting an accurate float adjustment...
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  • Jerry's Avatar
    Today, 11:51 AM
    Jerry replied to a thread Thank Basil in The Pub
    Thanks for a great website. Which reminds me to find out when My membership payment is due! Jerry
    12 replies | 163 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 11:48 AM
    DrEntropy replied to a thread Baby it's Cold Outside in The Pub
    One of our departed (and cherished for the better part of twenty years) would stand on the floor, one forepaw on the edge of the bed and gently TAP...
    21 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Novamonte's Avatar
    Today, 11:46 AM
    Thank you - I have seen the posts on adjusting the needle valves with washers when using the fully plastic floats. My problem is that there are no...
    4 replies | 42 view(s)
  • vette's Avatar
    Today, 11:40 AM
    It's been 8 or 10 years since I did mine but yes I think I remember that the Sills didn't fit very well. Mine came from Moss also. The biggest...
    4 replies | 84 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 11:31 AM
    DrEntropy replied to a thread Cessna landing at O'Hare in The Pub
    That'd be some "high pucker country" for moi. Too busy with REAL aircraft, speed differentials being what they are. Case in point! Make what...
    7 replies | 151 view(s)
  • dklawson's Avatar
    Today, 11:18 AM
    If you chose the all plastic floats, the valve is adjusted by increasing or decreasing the number of fiber washers between the valve body and the...
    4 replies | 42 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 11:13 AM
    Strikes me funny the crawler reads: "Emergency landing on LSD". If you were an out-of-towner just passing through Chi-Town O'Hare and saw it on...
    5 replies | 139 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 11:01 AM
    DrEntropy replied to a thread Audi A4? in The Pub
    Wish I could (barn) find an unmolested 3.0 CS for reasonable money! Good ones are fetching outrageous prices (IMHO). They've become "cult cars". Same...
    25 replies | 282 view(s)
  • glemon's Avatar
    Today, 10:58 AM
    glemon replied to a thread TR6 » Timing adjustment in Triumph
    Sometimes people tighten the pinch plate too much and gouge the distributor body, I would check and make sure that isn't the problem preventing easy,...
    6 replies | 74 view(s)
  • poolboy's Avatar
    Today, 10:56 AM
    poolboy replied to a thread TR6 » Timing adjustment in Triumph
    It does sound like you have loosened the bolt that holds the clamp onto the pedestal instead of the clamp's horizontal pinch bolt and fastener around...
    6 replies | 74 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 10:53 AM
    DrEntropy replied to a thread Thank Basil in The Pub
    Thanks, indeed! hmm... not plugging another forum, this place is my home away from home. But I've been on the AlfaBB.com for a while (as an...
    12 replies | 163 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 10:45 AM
    And a less-creative design from eastern Connecticut -
    3 replies | 35 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Today, 10:32 AM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread Toyota headlight @#$% in The Pub
    I’ve had good success restoring clouded over headlights with 303 Protectant. Lots easier than polishing.
    8 replies | 49 view(s)
  • donrissa's Avatar
    Today, 10:29 AM
    donrissa replied to a thread Audi A4? in The Pub
    Way back in the the day i drove an audi cs5000 for 280k with routine maintenance. Also had a bmw 635 for a decade, a 3.0cs for years, also just...
    25 replies | 282 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 10:21 AM
    I liked the "ride-along". Looks like a sweet layout, Dave. We ran everything from the center of the platform, a "cockpit" of sorts. Looks...
    25 replies | 426 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Today, 10:17 AM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread Toyota headlight @#$% in The Pub
    What a PITA to replace the battery in my wife’s previous Dodge Stratus. You have to remove the FL wheel then the plastic wheel liner to...
    8 replies | 49 view(s)
  • TomMull's Avatar
    Today, 10:15 AM
    TomMull replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » steering column through the body tub in Triumph
    Not much help specifically but a rather insignificant fender bender can throw things off and as you know, there is very little wiggle room around the...
    1 replies | 71 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 09:38 AM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread Audi A4? in The Pub
    Thanks gents. One thing that keeps popping up in "used Audi" discussions - the CVT. Frequent failures, with no one finding a cause (but many...
    25 replies | 282 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 09:30 AM
    DrEntropy replied to a thread Audi A4? in The Pub
    Went thru Porsche-Audi training in Lanham, MD, the import H.Q. in the late '70's. The Audi's never have impressed me, then to now. Only one I ever...
    25 replies | 282 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 09:15 AM
    Precisely why the spare with the tube let go after less than fifty miles.
    20 replies | 256 view(s)
  • Alfred E. Neuman's Avatar
    Today, 09:11 AM
    That's getting to be SOP for the most part. Seriously have to put most of the newer cars on a lift when they come in for a headlight bulb. And...
    8 replies | 49 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 09:06 AM
    DrEntropy replied to a thread A little Christmas cheer in The Pub
    :iagree: My Old Fella had every record she made.
    2 replies | 29 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 09:03 AM
    DrEntropy replied to a thread Toyota headlight @#$% in The Pub
    I've changed headlight bulbs on Herself's Camry, gave serious thought to replacing the whole assemblies... then decided to try polishing instead....
    8 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Alfred E. Neuman's Avatar
    Today, 09:01 AM
    Walter, was there an electrical/electronic problem with the light buckets, or just the cloudy lenses? There are some amazing polishing kits on the...
    8 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Novamonte's Avatar
    Today, 08:48 AM
    As seen on this pic the valve actually sits above (or below when in the car) the float axle/pin, and that does not seem correct to me.
    4 replies | 42 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 08:09 AM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread Toyota headlight @#$% in The Pub
    Nissan - agreed. I've done most of the "replacements" on my Altimas without too much blood loss. But replacing the engine V belt and pulleys was a...
    8 replies | 49 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 08:06 AM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread A little Christmas cheer in The Pub
    They don't make artists like that any more either!
    2 replies | 29 view(s)
  • Graham H's Avatar
    Today, 07:20 AM
    Graham H replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Rear tail light cutouts in Triumph
    Looks the part Lionel, youre grill looks like an original with the wider air slots?they must be getting rare these days? Graham
    111 replies | 3856 view(s)
  • LionelJrudd's Avatar
    Today, 06:37 AM
    LionelJrudd replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Rear tail light cutouts in Triumph
    Finally got to try the grill in the front apron today. Had to cut out previous repairs to the lip of the mouth and put in new metal. Made a dolly the...
    111 replies | 3856 view(s)
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