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  • Boink's Avatar
    Today, 11:00 PM
    ... in "The Pub." http://www.britishcarforum.com/bcf/showthread.php?114704-How-I-spent-my-day-today
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  • Boink's Avatar
    Today, 10:54 PM
    Boink replied to a thread How I spent my day today... in The Pub
    I still can't quite get over how far ahead of their time these cars were. There are SO many ingenious little things going on. Here's the new head,...
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  • Boink's Avatar
    Today, 10:49 PM
    Boink replied to a thread How I spent my day today... in The Pub
    Don't know the exact cost, but it was thousands! Interesting, too, that there were several kinds of studs: some that only went into the top of the...
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  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 10:43 PM
    Basil replied to a thread How I spent my day today... in The Pub
    With that many studs I'm not surprised the torque wouldn't need to be super high. That head musta cost a pretty penny! That was fun to watch -...
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  • Boink's Avatar
    Today, 10:04 PM
    Boink replied to a thread How I spent my day today... in The Pub
    For the curious, there are 31 studs to fit through the head... making it a bit more difficult. And, get this, the nuts are to be tightened to just 20...
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  • Boink's Avatar
    Today, 09:34 PM
    ... though I suppose this post might go under "Other British Cars." I'm only watching and providing advice while drinking coffee and eating...
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  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 09:22 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Starting in Triumph
    Make sure the solenoid is securely grounded. IMO its worth taking it loose tto check for hidden corrosion underneath. The suggested test is to...
    4 replies | 47 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 09:13 PM
    I found it a lot easier to go in from the interior. The sender can be installed later (again going in from the cabin) but its easier IMO to install...
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  • Graham H's Avatar
    Today, 09:10 PM
    It should go in from the cockpit side,getting the short hose into place on the filler neck is a bit of a fiddle. I did see an article on this that...
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  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 08:48 PM
    Basil replied to a thread The magic of Photoshop in The Pub
    Columbo goes to London
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  • Graham H's Avatar
    Today, 08:45 PM
    Graham H replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Starting in Triumph
    It could be the solenoid, i would try David's suggestion first to see if power direct to the solenoid makes a difference Graham
    4 replies | 47 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 08:14 PM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread The magic of Photoshop in The Pub
    Argus C3! Still in its original case. Memories, memories.
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  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Today, 07:51 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread The magic of Photoshop in The Pub
    Still have my Zenith B. All manual no batteries required. Took a lot of photos with it back in the late 60s early 70s. David
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  • frankfast's Avatar
    Today, 07:50 PM
    frankfast replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Starting in Triumph
    Didn't mean key switch. Meant to say starter button. Jumping from the battery to the terminal on the solenoid that goes to the starter would be...
    4 replies | 47 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Today, 07:42 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Rear tail light cutouts in Triumph
    Sounds like it will be a New TR3 when you are done. You must have an artistic eye to be able to visualize where the metal has to go and then get...
    66 replies | 1734 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Today, 07:14 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Replacing rear springs in Triumph
    Have not driven it yet but comparing the spring rate to another TR3A at a show it seemed about the same. Pushing down on the rear of one then the...
    51 replies | 997 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Today, 07:10 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Bad parts. in Triumph
    Rear springs? Made by British Heritage? David
    10 replies | 311 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Today, 07:07 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Starting in Triumph
    If you are negative ground you can you jumper from the Positive battery terminal to the terminal on the solenoid switch that is connected to the...
    4 replies | 47 view(s)
  • TOC's Avatar
    Today, 06:56 PM
    TOC replied to a thread TR4/4A Bent pushrod in Triumph
    Talked with my machinist an hour ago. .002", and the issue is usually wrong guides. Sleeves take more work to function long-term, but there are...
    20 replies | 242 view(s)
  • Alfred E. Neuman's Avatar
    Today, 04:54 PM
    I always put the sender and any other fittings I can in the tank prior to putting it in. It's been a month of Sundays since I put the tank in my...
    3 replies | 32 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Today, 04:14 PM
    I am looking for some suggestions on how to install a gas tank in an early tr3 without scratching up the area. The tank goes in from the trunk side,...
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  • frankfast's Avatar
    Today, 02:44 PM
    frankfast started a thread TR2/3/3A Starting in Triumph
    Why am I having difficulty starting from the key switch? Seems like the battery is weak and not turning the starter. However when pushing the...
    4 replies | 47 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 12:34 PM
    Cleaning out my basement playroom, I came across the following vintage catalogs & manuals that I've had from back in the day that I will send to...
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  • nomad's Avatar
    Today, 12:29 PM
    Any regular grease gun will pump 90wt or 140wt oil. Just unscrew the plunger part and keep the tube upright and they work great. I have an old gun...
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  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 12:05 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread Math! in Humor
    Here's an old one. How do you punctuate the following: "I want more space between pig and and and and and whistle".
    8 replies | 160 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 11:45 AM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR2/3/3A clutch pedal connection hole in Triumph
    Bronze (as in sintered bronze aka Oilite) might be a problem. But I've used hard brass as I suggested, and it works fine. It basically forms a soft...
    9 replies | 145 view(s)
  • sail's Avatar
    Today, 11:04 AM
    sail replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Bad parts. in Triumph
    i'm slow too criticize thinking about hitch hiking 100 miles to not get the part needed when these cars were current. Parts are way easier now and...
    10 replies | 311 view(s)
  • 65_BRG_Sprite's Avatar
    Today, 10:25 AM
    65_BRG_Sprite replied to a thread T-Series I got a trophy in MG
    Congrats! Gonna share the photo of your car and jet? Please do
    5 replies | 61 view(s)
  • Bayless's Avatar
    Today, 10:13 AM
    Bayless replied to a thread Math! in Humor
    I thought it was "Y'all know y'all's stuff." Not sure about the spelling or punctuation though.
    8 replies | 160 view(s)
  • DugMoney's Avatar
    Today, 10:11 AM
    DugMoney replied to a thread Five Years Ago Today... in Spridgets
    Congrats man! You got me thinking about my bugeye and when I aquired it as well. This past August it would have been 20 years ago when I drove my...
    7 replies | 311 view(s)
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