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  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 08:50 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR2/3/3A TR3A Re-torquing Head Nuts in Triumph
    I've also had head gaskets that only leak compression (not coolant), and only when you "get on" the throttle. The coolant is only at a few psi...
    7 replies | 99 view(s)
  • TomMull's Avatar
    Today, 08:50 PM
    TomMull replied to a thread TR2/3/3A TR3B Oil Drain Plug in Triumph
    I think the plug is supposed to be a British Standard tapered Thread. If someone has put in a NPT plug, it will be prone to leaks. A new correct BSPT...
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  • Boink's Avatar
    Today, 08:46 PM
    Boink replied to a thread New old multimeter in The Pub
    ... and where did all the old surplus stores go? Loved them.
    38 replies | 415 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 08:44 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread General TR Ethanol free gas in Triumph
    If you're already running corn with no problems, might as well go on with it. All of the ethanol-sensitive components have already been replaced...
    4 replies | 17 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 08:32 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR2/3/3A TR3B Oil Drain Plug in Triumph
    TR3B should have a plug with tapered threads, meaning no gasket is required or possible. But it's possible someone has fitted a pan from an earlier...
    2 replies | 0 view(s)
  • af3683's Avatar
    Today, 08:15 PM
    af3683 started a thread TR2/3/3A TR3B Oil Drain Plug in Triumph
    My oil drain plug seems to always have a slow leak/drip. I don't think that it coming from above. Is the plug supposed to have a gasket on it? I...
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  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 08:14 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread New old multimeter in The Pub
    Unfortunately, one of the reasons RS didn't make it is because their market niche more or less disappeared. There are a few electronics stores left,...
    38 replies | 415 view(s)
  • poolboy's Avatar
    Today, 07:57 PM
    poolboy replied to a thread TR6 New headlights in Triumph
    I'm going to go out on a limb here and say these are probably the best commonly available sealed beam headlights you'll find: Sylvania H6024...
    5 replies | 15 view(s)
  • M_Pied_Lourd's Avatar
    Today, 07:32 PM
    M_Pied_Lourd replied to a thread General TR Ethanol free gas in Triumph
    Yeah, I try and use ethanol free when I can...I’ll drive a little out of my way to do so if required. Cheers Tush
    4 replies | 17 view(s)
  • M_Pied_Lourd's Avatar
    Today, 07:30 PM
    My 60 was shipped to Japan from the factory...then made its way to the US and then to Canada, so it’s seen a little bit of the world :cool: Cheers...
    4 replies | 48 view(s)
  • Geo Hahn's Avatar
    Today, 07:24 PM
    Geo Hahn replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Light Bar in Triumph
    There is this offering from Moss: https://mossmotors.com/triumph-tr2-3-4/accessories/exterior/chrome-badge-bar' If it is a safety issue...
    1 replies | 12 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 07:22 PM
    CJD replied to a thread General TR Timely memory of a time capsule left in my 3A in Triumph
    Really neat! Your car has been from coast to coast and over the Pacific too. I don't think mine has ever left Texas since the initial sale.
    4 replies | 48 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 07:18 PM
    Hi Dave, You might be better off posting your question over on the Healey part of the forum. This area is supposed to be just new member...
    1 replies | 9 view(s)
  • anarchy99's Avatar
    Today, 07:16 PM
    Correct me if I'm wrong but isnt the 25 mile range restriction based on FAA classifying it as an ultralight? I'm sure with batteries, etc, it would...
    12 replies | 109 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Today, 07:15 PM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread Hi all in New Member Introductions
    Hi Peppercorn and welcome to the British Car Forum! You will find plenty of knowledgable and friendly help here. Start by posting any questions you...
    1 replies | 5 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 07:14 PM
    CJD replied to a thread General TR Ethanol free gas in Triumph
    If you can buy non-ethanol fuel, use it! Not only is ethanol hard on rubber parts, but it reduces your gas mileage.
    4 replies | 17 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 07:08 PM
    Just remember, you are unique. Just like everyone else :)
    9 replies | 162 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 07:06 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR6 New headlights in Triumph
    Kinda depends on how you drive, IMO. If you'll never be doing 60+ mph on a dark road (no streetlights, moon or other cars), then the stock headlamps...
    5 replies | 15 view(s)
  • Legal Bill's Avatar
    Today, 07:00 PM
    This: http://www.longacreracing.com/products.aspx?itemid=1721
    43 replies | 1458 view(s)
  • SaxMan's Avatar
    Today, 06:57 PM
    SaxMan replied to a thread Off to bed for the winter in Spridgets
    We had our first snow on November 15th. They dumped all kinds of salt and crap on the roads, which is usually the cue to put Baby Blue into...
    8 replies | 102 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 06:55 PM
    NutmegCT replied to a thread General TR Ethanol free gas in Triumph
    I am really looking forward to reading replies on this. Some folks feel any ethanol at all will wreck the car forever. Others, no problem with it. ...
    4 replies | 17 view(s)
  • SaxMan's Avatar
    Today, 06:53 PM
    I had my car out of the garage in 45 degree weather and thought it would be a good idea to put the top up for the winter. Temperature does make a...
    20 replies | 192 view(s)
  • laneriddle's Avatar
    Today, 06:50 PM
    laneriddle started a thread General TR Ethanol free gas in Triumph
    Just noticed a gas station near me that is selling ethanol free gas. Is that something I should use in my Tr6? they may only have regular grade. I...
    4 replies | 17 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Today, 06:46 PM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread TR6 New headlights in Triumph
    Here's the relays I installed. On the far right is the fuse block; each side (L and R) has fuses for both hight beam and low beam. The headlight...
    5 replies | 15 view(s)
  • Legal Bill's Avatar
    Today, 06:37 PM
    Legal Bill replied to a thread BJ8 Float Level in Austin Healey
    This is very interesting. I don't think I have ever done any of this. I always relied on setting the float height and that was that. I imagine...
    15 replies | 339 view(s)
  • steveg's Avatar
    Today, 06:34 PM
    steveg replied to a thread BJ8 Float Level in Austin Healey
    Apologies for lack of clarity. Tony is correct. After setting the floats for equal fuel level in the jets at .1875", I raised them both back to .082"
    15 replies | 339 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Today, 06:21 PM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread TR6 New headlights in Triumph
    I suggest going with a relay. Replacing a burned out main switch on the dash is a painful job. And, the lights will be brighter.
    5 replies | 15 view(s)
  • Peppercorn's Avatar
    Today, 06:17 PM
    I've just discovered this forum and looking forward to getting help from members and maybe even passing some experience on. I did my apprenticeship...
    1 replies | 5 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 06:16 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread TR6 New headlights in Triumph
    By original setup, I meant upgraded headlights without relays. Sorry for the ambiguity.
    5 replies | 15 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 06:14 PM
    pdplot started a thread TR6 New headlights in Triumph
    RF low beam burned out. After some online investigation, I see my choices appear to be replacing my original type or upgrading to halogens or LEDS....
    5 replies | 15 view(s)
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