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  1. Thread: Head Gasket

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    TR2/3/3A Re: Head Gasket

    Thanks for the info, much appreciated
  2. Thread: Head Gasket

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    TR2/3/3A Re: Head Gasket

    Thank you for that info Randall, I suppose I had better wait till I get the head off and then I will find out more. Just hoping that a standard Moss Gasket set will do the job.
    Cheers
    Ian
  3. Thread: Head Gasket

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    TR2/3/3A Head Gasket

    I have a TR3A, the PO told me that he had installed Tractor Sleeves and Pistons.

    I guess 87mm (I think that's the only size) If not please correct me.

    I am going to take off the head and need...
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    TR6 Triple Webers on TR6

    As all you Weber folk know there is very little room for air filters between the Webers and the inside Guard. I am told that the trumpets MUST NOT be removed.... Any comments?
    Also what experience...
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    TR6 Right Hand Drive Conversion Help

    I bought this car in California and now have it stripped in a million pieces doing a full restoration and at the same time converting to Right Hand Drive.


    My puzzle is that the LHD car had the...
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    TR6 Re: Right Hand Drive conversion

    Many thanks for that valuable information very much apreciated
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    TR6 Right Hand Drive conversion

    I have just bought a 1971 TR6 from the USA and will need to do a conversion from the left side.
    Has anyone got any useful hints on do's and dont's?
    Any suggestions apreciated
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    MGA Missing under load

    Totally rebuilt MGA 1500.

    I figured when I put the engine back in I had done the timing correctly as it idles just fine at around
    600 RPM.

    Now, when driving, I find that there is a lack of...
  9. TR2/3/3A Re: Macy's Garage restoration done and having fun

    I love the Hardtop
    http://www.britishcarforum.com/bcf/attachment.php?attachmentid=39132&stc=1
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    TR2/3/3A Re: 3A Rear body sag?

    I have a simular problem.
    I have put new springs in and that didn't solve it.
    Put a 3/8 piece of steel under the passengers side spring to lower one side and that helped cheat the situation but...
  11. Thread: Speedo in KPH

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    TR2/3/3A Re: Speedo in KPH

    A few years back I searched in vien for a KPH Speedo for my XKE. No luck what-so-ever. Eventually a Instrument repair guy got mine repainted, by hand, from a lady who painted clock faces. It looks...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Type-A Overdrive Handling Differences

    So sorry I DID NOT mention that I have a late model gearbox and I changed the worm gear to correct the spedo. No doubt someone who knows all will now want the last say.
    I was just trying to...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Type-A Overdrive Handling Differences

    I have a J Type in my 3A and bought the new rear mounting bracket from Moss. It seemed a lot better than trying to make one myself. Works just great.
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Dayton Wire Wheels

    My 3A has 72 Spoke Daytons and they are great. Also have them on XKE and MGB. All work well
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    Series 3 E Type Brake Bleeding

    I think its time to change the brake fluid in my E Type. Although it may seem simple enough but knowing Jaguar there must be some tricks involved with the two seperate Brake Master Cylinders.
    All...
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    Off Topic Re: Great TR3 story in Moss Motoring

    I was only saying thank you.
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    Off Topic Re: Great TR3 story in Moss Motoring

    Frank, You took the time, trouble and expense to post me a copy of the Magazine. I am very greatful. Thank you very much indeed.
    Now I have discovered MossMotoring.com. That is a great read in...
  18. Thread: tire pressure

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    TR2/3/3A Re: tire pressure

    Certinaly that does make sense Tom. I played around thinking about a suspension mod to stop the skittering. People told me that a front sway bay was the answer but I chose to make a Panhard Rod....
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    Off Topic Re: Great TR3 story in Moss Motoring

    We dont get the Mag here downunder. Any chance of a link?
  20. Thread: tire pressure

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    TR2/3/3A Re: tire pressure

    Tom,
    Playing with Tyre, (notice we spell it different over here?), pressure is harmless and doesnt get your hands dirty and you can stop when you get bored. I made a Panhard for mine and these...
  21. Thread: tire pressure

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    TR2/3/3A Re: tire pressure

    Hi Tom,

    The wheels are 72 spoke Dayton 5". think that if someone can measure the load on the front and back wheels, with passenger and driver, and then draw a vector diagram, both front and back...
  22. Thread: tire pressure

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    TR2/3/3A Re: tire pressure

    TR3A with 195/65R15. 28LBS works great for me
  23. Thread: HS6 Carburettors

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    TR2/3/3A Re: HS6 Carburettors

    Thanks Randall. I guess that I should let sleeping dogs lay. Probably nothing to be concerned about anyway. Its just that the MG people went to so much trouble to provide great long drain tubes that...
  24. Thread: HS6 Carburettors

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    TR2/3/3A HS6 Carburettors

    I got a new set of HS6's for my 3A from Joe Curro. They work very well indeed.

    The origional H6's had small drain vent tubes which turned via a small tube and went into the Air Cleaners.

    I...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Tyres to suit Dayton wheels

    Thank you for all that good info Guys.
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