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  • Bob_Spidell's Avatar
    Today, 10:46 AM
    Reid, Did your mechanic give specific reasons for de-recommending Valvoline? Mechanics have practical knowledge, but I've never met one with a...
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  • Joel M's Avatar
    Today, 10:36 AM
    I actually have that bearing installed in my 3A, although not purchased from Home Depot. It's made by Aetna in the U.S. for Timken. You can see the...
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  • Editor_Reid's Avatar
    Today, 10:15 AM
    I used VR1 in all of my vintage cars for several years, but on the recommendation of a mechanic friend a couple of years ago I switched to Penn Grade...
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  • Bob_Spidell's Avatar
    Today, 10:00 AM
    FWIW, I've bought VR-1 here several times: https://www.ruralking.com/valvoline-vri-20w-50-oil-1-quart Even with shipping cost it's reasonable. ...
    3 replies | 51 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 09:54 AM
    CJD replied to a thread General TR » Ethanol free gas in Triumph
    You can find it outside of the large cities, at least 50 miles. In the smaller towns many stations advertise it. I've bought it in Granbury,...
    29 replies | 1140 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 09:16 AM
    Basil started a thread Invoice in Humor
    Took me ages to remove the food stains from the doctor’s invoice, but at last I have a clean bill of health.
    0 replies | 2 view(s)
  • TomMull's Avatar
    Today, 09:13 AM
    TomMull replied to a thread TR6 » 1974 Tr6 ignition switch in Triumph
    It's not that easy unless someone replaced it in the past. The two little screws only hold the electrical part. The original switch is held in by 2...
    2 replies | 63 view(s)
  • mgtf328's Avatar
    Today, 09:05 AM
    mgtf328 replied to a thread PCV and oil leaks in Austin Healey
    To answer your question. From reading the papers I concluded that the valve is sized for the engine. The object is to keep a constant 1"Hg depression...
    36 replies | 652 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 08:36 AM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hood / bonnet plinths in Triumph
    Doggone if imgur isn’t screwing with their service. I’ll have to figure out how to post again. Edit...Yep. I can no longer use the phone to...
    2 replies | 35 view(s)
  • Drone Dog's Avatar
    Today, 08:33 AM
    Drone Dog replied to a thread PCV and oil leaks in Austin Healey
    Steve no the left side of my valve cover T is plugged. i wiggle out the side pipe from the hose and hook my gauge to the pipe. pic below shows the...
    36 replies | 652 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 08:33 AM
    Lyons - good to have you with us. Jaguar Mk 2 - what a great looking car. I had a Mark VII back in the day, but still prefer the looks of the Mk 2....
    2 replies | 37 view(s)
  • DNK's Avatar
    Today, 08:27 AM
    DNK replied to a thread Honda spark plugs in The Pub
    Why did you wait for 150 Honda says 100K
    1 replies | 35 view(s)
  • AngusSaunders's Avatar
    Today, 08:20 AM
    AngusSaunders replied to a thread The Odyssey in Austin Healey
    I haven't given up. I got the front inner body back from the sandblaster primed it and positioned it on the frame. Now its just a matter of welding...
    20 replies | 1173 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 08:17 AM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hood / bonnet plinths in Triumph
    To the best of my memory...the rear strut, or reinforcement band that runs across at the rear of the bonnet is the hinge reinforcement. It has...
    2 replies | 35 view(s)
  • LionelJrudd's Avatar
    Today, 05:45 AM
    LionelJrudd started a thread TR2/3/3A » Hood / bonnet plinths in Triumph
    My car is pre 60k and does not have plinths for the hinges on the boot or hood. I have a post 60k bonnet I want to use and will therefore remove the...
    2 replies | 35 view(s)
  • mgtf328's Avatar
    Today, 04:33 AM
    mgtf328 replied to a thread PCV and oil leaks in Austin Healey
    DD, I found the following references which I think more or less confirms your design and the target of 1" HG = 4KPa. "Crankcase pressure control...
    36 replies | 652 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:43 PM
    Welcome to BCF! The Jag Mk 2 is one of my all time favorite cars! You will get plenty of help with your Budeye in our Spridgets forum - be sure to...
    2 replies | 37 view(s)
  • JPSmit's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:35 PM
    welcome from Toronto (not sure where you are) will you be at Bronte next month?
    2 replies | 23 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:29 PM
    Hello Roman6 Welcome to the forum. You will find that the Triumph section is very active and you are sure to get plenty of tips, help and...
    2 replies | 23 view(s)
  • nomad's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:28 PM
    nomad replied to a thread water pump installation in Spridgets
    At the very least put piece of cardboard up against the radiator to keep from damaging fins. Kurt
    3 replies | 78 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:26 PM
    Hello Scott Welcome to the forum. You will find that the Triumph section is very active and you are sure to get plenty of tips, help and advice...
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  • nomad's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:24 PM
    nomad replied to a thread alternator eater in Spridgets
    If you are burning up wires you have a short. If things just stop you might have just a bad connection. Ice pick continuity testers are cheap. Kurt
    1 replies | 73 view(s)
  • JPSmit's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:24 PM
    welcome from Etobicoke Scott! great project(s)!
    2 replies | 25 view(s)
  • lyonsfin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:16 PM
    Hi There. I split my time between Mystic, CT and Savannah, GA. I have owned several British cars over the years from MG & Morris to Mini, Triumph,...
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  • smaceng's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:28 PM
    I'm looking for a cylinder head to go with my 1966 TR4A.....that is one with 2 valve springs per valve and a 1 1/2 inch inlet port. If you have one,...
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  • pkmh's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:18 PM
    Hi Forum, I know there have been many issues discussed here in the past regarding what is the best engine oil recommended for the Healey. So,...
    3 replies | 51 view(s)
  • steveg's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:01 PM
    steveg replied to a thread PCV and oil leaks in Austin Healey
    DD - the yellow is much better! When you hook up your gauge, are you unplugging the left side of the valve cover "T" and plugging your gauge in...
    36 replies | 652 view(s)
  • Drone Dog's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:28 PM
    Drone Dog replied to a thread PCV and oil leaks in Austin Healey
    steve can't see your gauge.. what does it read? was it steady or did it vary?
    36 replies | 652 view(s)
  • steveg's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:23 PM
    steveg replied to a thread PCV and oil leaks in Austin Healey
    I ran a road test with this setup. No venting. Steady readings. CV727C (3.3L, 199 cu in) - 5 - 9 in Hg PV770 (3.8L 231 cu in) - 1.5 - 3 in Hg. ...
    36 replies | 652 view(s)
  • Drone Dog's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:19 PM
    Drone Dog replied to a thread PCV and oil leaks in Austin Healey
    steve yellow is easier to see but could not figure out how to get rid of the red. so both show up. sorry. hope it helps.
    36 replies | 652 view(s)
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