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  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 05:20 PM
    My old Canon lenses are FL's - 35, 50 and 100 mm. They won't fit on any Canon DSLRs. I'll say this for Nikon. Except for their mirrorless cameras,...
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  • TFB's Avatar
    Today, 05:18 PM
    TFB replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Alternator in Triumph
    Looks just like the ebay unit I used with the moss thin belt kit.I tried to remove the pulley with a proper puller to use the moss pulley but felt...
    3 replies | 14 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 05:12 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread TR6 Engine dies slow left turn. in Triumph
    9 out of 10 times, it's something simple and stupid like a broken wire. The 10th time...you don't want to go there.
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  • PAUL161's Avatar
    Today, 05:08 PM
    Actually it's the original GEO Tracker! :encouragement: Always wondered where the name came from:confused:
    7 replies | 98 view(s)
  • Csarneson's Avatar
    Today, 05:02 PM
    If you do no other day-trips be sure to drive the Needles highway through Custer State Park. It's absolutely spectacular and should not be missed! ...
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  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 04:47 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Alternator in Triumph
    Might not be exactly the same, but I put a small Denso on my TR3 and it worked out well. Much better than the larger Ford unit I used before. If...
    3 replies | 14 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 04:46 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread Tune Up Trouble in Austin Healey
    Back in my wild youth?, we used to cause a loud backfire by shutting off the ignition for a couple of seconds, then turning it back on. Not good for...
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  • mt10flyer's Avatar
    Today, 04:39 PM
    mt10flyer replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Reproduction TR3A Grille in Triumph
    I work at an elevation of 4400' and live at 6000' in the Sierra's. Stirring up a kerfluffle here I know, but these cars were NOT designed for this...
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  • trglory's Avatar
    Today, 04:22 PM
    trglory replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Alternator in Triumph
    Yes, I have seen small Nippon Denso alternators on racing TR3s.
    3 replies | 14 view(s)
  • Stratty's Avatar
    Today, 04:08 PM
    Stratty started a thread TR2/3/3A Alternator in Triumph
    Hi Guys, Has anyone used this Alternator on their TRs? ...
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  • sp53's Avatar
    Today, 04:04 PM
    I am thinking to put the Valvoline 75- 90 w limited slip gear oil in because heck I might be pulling the gearbox if will not go in and out OD well,...
    11 replies | 179 view(s)
  • red57's Avatar
    Today, 03:48 PM
    red57 replied to a thread Tune Up Trouble in Austin Healey
    Just my nature but I don't like vagueness. I would not trust the 'turn the dizzy to find the highest idle and back off 100 rpm' method, there are too...
    10 replies | 173 view(s)
  • steveg's Avatar
    Today, 03:37 PM
    steveg replied to a thread Tune Up Trouble in Austin Healey
    Thoughts: Thinner oil will exacerbate a lean condition by allowing the pistons to rise too quickly. The rise needs to be retarded a little to...
    10 replies | 173 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 03:36 PM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Noisy tachometer in Triumph
    Everything you could ever want to know, starting around post #57: https://www.britishcarforum.com/bcf/showthread.php?94885-Instrument-Faces/page2
    4 replies | 83 view(s)
  • Boink's Avatar
    Today, 03:01 PM
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  • Stan Kowznofski's Avatar
    Today, 02:12 PM
    IIRC there was a 2 piece tubular bar that slipped into the sockets right behind the seats (where the top bows fit) that supported the cover at that...
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  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 01:52 PM
    If you're looking at the synthetic stuff, it's too slick for good synchro operation. Works good in rear axles, though.
    11 replies | 179 view(s)
  • tahoe healey's Avatar
    Today, 01:45 PM
    tahoe healey replied to a thread Tune Up Trouble in Austin Healey
    Thinner oil only allows the pistons to travel with less resistance and may help sluggish acceleration. I think Moss SU oil is okay. I tried Marvels a...
    10 replies | 173 view(s)
  • dcarlg's Avatar
    Today, 01:30 PM
    dcarlg replied to a thread Tune Up Trouble in Austin Healey
    Thank you gentlemen. I will inspect the exhaust system today and put a socket on the 6 brass nuts at the downpipe flanges. There is a speed bump at...
    10 replies | 173 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 01:24 PM
    Basil replied to a thread Hi in New Member Introductions
    Hi Jack (never say that in an Airport). Welcome to BCF! If you have any specific questions related to your TR, be sure to post those in the...
    1 replies | 13 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Today, 01:11 PM
    Ok it looks like the MT redline 90 is a 75 to 90W synthetic. I did find one quart in town for 17.00 and they are ordering more. Plus I have some 75-...
    11 replies | 179 view(s)
  • JacksTR6's Avatar
    Today, 12:40 PM
    JacksTR6 started a thread Hi in New Member Introductions
    My name is Jack. I have a 1974 TR6 and live in Rhode Island. I have not had much time to drive my car the last few years, but that is changing. My...
    1 replies | 13 view(s)
  • TomMull's Avatar
    Today, 12:26 PM
    TomMull replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Reproduction TR3A Grille in Triumph
    Perhaps off base but I had a bit of temp gauge creeping up in hotter weather, never a problem but a little unsettling. I found an original bellows...
    27 replies | 441 view(s)
  • mikephillips's Avatar
    Today, 12:13 PM
    Or move it, wonder how many would drive to Canada if it showed up there??...
    29 replies | 425 view(s)
  • mikephillips's Avatar
    Today, 12:08 PM
    I just can’t help but think back to the days when someonemaking change got the total of the bill and then would count from there up tothe amount...
    20 replies | 309 view(s)
  • mikephillips's Avatar
    Today, 11:57 AM
    After that one downhill trip at 55....
    7 replies | 98 view(s)
  • FlyingCat's Avatar
    Today, 11:53 AM
    FlyingCat replied to a thread Spitfire Anti-Roll Bar in Triumph
    Luckily I'm not in Seattle, as far as corrison goes. I'm in Portland, not that it's much of an improvement. However, my car spent most of its...
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  • YakkoWarner's Avatar
    Today, 11:51 AM
    I have used a couple of threaded manual lens to Canon EF adaptors with reasonably good results - allows me to use my 600mm prime...
    21 replies | 210 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Today, 11:41 AM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Reproduction TR3A Grille in Triumph
    David the car looks great and very original. I must be in a controversial spirit and suggest trying a different gauge. It could easily be gauge. I...
    27 replies | 441 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Today, 11:16 AM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Noisy tachometer in Triumph
    You will find a tr3 tack a simple instrument in many ways, but be advised of the coil spring behind the needle and the shiny dish; yes the problem is...
    4 replies | 83 view(s)
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