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    TR2/3/3A Re: "56 TR3 Engine Verification

    I also have a 56 TS10193L with engine TS10543E.
    I haven't seen anyone mention that engagement of the OD in reverse gear with ultimately break the weakest link in the OD/transmission.
  2. TR2/3/3A Re: Tell me there is a trick to removing lower control arm pin...

    Kerry,
    If you are considering a "brake upgrade," I suggest you examine the popular Toyota calipers that fit Triumphs. I have them on both my TR6 and TR3.
    What a job, you did good!
  3. Thread: Idle

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    TR2/3/3A Re: Idle

    Frank,
    I usually don't like to comment on something that I haven't tried. I have the same problem with my 56 TR3, won't idle below 1,500, but I can push the linkage under the hood back to an 800...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Front Sway Bar on a 56 TR3

    Thanks JP, you guys are killing me. We haven't gotten the front fixed and you're already talking about the back.
    I, too, wondered if the addition of a front bar would just highlight the need for a...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Front Sway Bar on a 56 TR3

    Thanks for all the info.
    I didn't see the Addco bar on Summit racing, but the bar on Rimmer Bros was $313 USD, ouch. The TRF bar is for a TR3A.
    On the embedded link, I liked Karl's idea of some...
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    TR2/3/3A Front Sway Bar on a 56 TR3

    Since i sold my Boxster, I've driven my TR3 in a couple of auto slaloms, what a humbling experience. I would like to reduce the body roll just a bit.
    Who has added a front sway bar to an earlier...
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    TR2/3/3A Which speedo is correct for a 1956 TR3?

    MPH between the rings?
    50026

    MPH under the rings?
    50027

    Who cares as long as it works?
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    For Sale New 8-Blade Yellow Fan and Mounting Kit

    New 8-Blade Yellow Fan and Mounting Kit - TRF
    $55 - free shipping to CONUS states
    Email interest to farris dot jd at gmail dot com
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    For Sale New TR3 Rod Bearings Big End Std Size

    New TR3 Rod Bearings Big End Std Size
    King Tri-metal std size
    Test fit one set to measure, minor marks made by dial bore gauge.
    $35 with free shipping to CONUS states
    Email your interest to...
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    For Sale 73mm Brush Research Flex hon

    73mm Brush Research Flex hone
    Used once, 24 passes through TR3 wet liners using Marvel Mystery Oil.
    $35 - free shipping to lower 48 conus states.
    Email your interest to farris dot jd at gmail dot...
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    For Sale 73mm Brush Research Flex Hone

    73mm Brush Research Flex hone
    Used once, 24 passes through TR3 wet liners using Marvel Mystery Oil.
    $35 - free shipping to lower 48 conus states.
    Email your interest to farris dot jd at gmail dot...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Off the shelf oil filter

    Thanks for all the info, it will help. I'm ready to get the break in oil out of my car and install the spin on adapter.
    Geo - nice touch to paint your filters.
    Based on "Bob the oil guy's" testing...
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    TR2/3/3A Off the shelf oil filter

    Does anyone know what off the shelf Wix, NAPA, or Mann oil filter (or any other number that I can crosscheck) fits the Moss spin on oil filter adapter for a TR3?
    Thanks in advance!
  14. Thread: Desert TR

    by jfarris
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    TR4/4A Re: Desert TR

    Way to go Rut, always good to see another enthusiast get a car like that when it needs to be passed on.
    We need to get together some time - I'm in Montevallo.
    Have fun!
  15. TR2/3/3A Re: Block coolant passages plugged - pull the head?

    Dave,
    Looks like you have most of your job figured out. I undertook a similar journey earlier this year for a different reason - leakdown from the rings in #2 and bad valves across the head. I knew...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: TR3A Aero Screens?

    I researched the aero screen issue over a year ago, purchased all the parts, but have not yet installed them on my 56 TR3 with a dzus attached windshield. The car has the original-placed capture...
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    For Sale Re: Air Horns for SU HD6 Carbs

    Sold!
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    For Sale Re: Air Horns for SU HD6 Carbs

    PM sent to GBTR6
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Installation of a Macy's Hurricane Fan

    Eureka! I got a great email from Macy's explaining that they use Moss parts for the rubber grommets and steel sleeves for the fan. The sleeves are good for the ID, but a shade bigger for the OD,...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Installation of a Macy's Hurricane Fan

    Bill,
    You can send pictures to farris.jd at gmail.com - thanks.
    My problem is getting the rubber grommets and the steel sleeves to all fit in both the fan hub and the spacer. It appears that the...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Installation of a Macy's Hurricane Fan

    Not really JP and the diagram in their instructions is of a stock fan, not the installation of their kit.
    The fan is very high quality, just having a problem deciphering the instructions to install.
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    TR2/3/3A Installation of a Macy's Hurricane Fan

    I've asked Macy's to explain their installation instructions, but I'm anxious to get this car back together and drive it.
    The kit has eight rubber grommets and four steel sleeves to put into the fan...
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    Re: Walter Mitty Challenge

    Alfred,
    I had the Mitty on my list for this year, just for fun, plus I expected to get to work a display for the Porsche Sport Driving School. None of those plans worked as expected, so, I'll be at...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Small Manifold Clamp Locations?

    Thanks to all who responded.
    This forum is great!
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    TR2/3/3A Small Manifold Clamp Locations?

    I did a search and found where Geo and Randall gave the location of the two large manifold clamps in 2013.
    Where do the four small manifold clamps go on a 56 TR3 with a high port head?
    Thanks in...
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