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  • GilsTR's Avatar
    Today, 02:11 PM
    PM has been sent to you Gil. NoCal
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  • PAUL161's Avatar
    Today, 02:09 PM
    PAUL161 replied to a thread Dead Computer in The Pub
    I had an old Phoenix tower computer that I bought new and it did a similar thing after it was about 5 years old. It wouldn't boot and the only thing...
    14 replies | 89 view(s)
  • STeve 1958's Avatar
    Today, 01:42 PM
    STeve 1958 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Now the bad news. BRAKES in Triumph
    I have the secondary problem of the brakes always being soft, first thing in the morning. One pump and they firm right up. This would implicate the...
    5 replies | 82 view(s)
  • Bob_Spidell's Avatar
    Today, 01:32 PM
    Bob_Spidell replied to a thread Carb float in Austin Healey
    re: "To be fair, nobody said deterioration of brass was a problem due to modern fuels." Kind of implied, at least in my feeble mind (but I get...
    14 replies | 151 view(s)
  • tr6nitjulius's Avatar
    Today, 01:07 PM
    Thanks choice is yours impressed by those that took on the endeavor 9 days 2300 miles as a moving mass of cars & people the route/places they'll...
    2 replies | 31 view(s)
  • SherpaPilot's Avatar
    Today, 01:04 PM
    SherpaPilot replied to a thread TR6 Steering Column Loose in Triumph
    Doug, I wish I would have talked to you before I grabbed my drill. I'm beyond that chapter now and still working on installing the bushings. As...
    6 replies | 96 view(s)
  • SherpaPilot's Avatar
    Today, 01:00 PM
    SherpaPilot replied to a thread TR6 Steering Column Loose in Triumph
    Hi Andy. Thanks for the reply. I could not see how my TR6 steering column could be removed through the dash with the ignition assembly and brackets...
    6 replies | 96 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 01:00 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread Dead Computer in The Pub
    My repair guy thought it was a power supply issue. His work is good, reasonable and guaranteed. He also confirmed that the yellow monitor light is...
    14 replies | 89 view(s)
  • tr6nitjulius's Avatar
    Today, 12:57 PM
    History of this International Event since 1983 Great Race has ended in Cali (San Bernardino) but never started here they had rallye on Friday others...
    8 replies | 61 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Today, 12:53 PM
    pdplot replied to a thread TR2/3/3A tune up in Triumph
    Sometimes the old ways are the best ways. I did the same on a TR6 years ago and picked up a lot of power with no knocking.
    4 replies | 62 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 12:31 PM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR4/4A Hub out of round? in Triumph
    I've done it on a front hub, don't see why you couldn't do it on a rear hub. The trick is getting it mounted perfectly on-center. ...
    2 replies | 22 view(s)
  • mikephillips's Avatar
    Today, 12:08 PM
    mikephillips replied to a thread Dead Computer in The Pub
    Yea the new one I got wasn't a Dell brand replacement, just whatever the store brand was. But looked exactly the same so I suspect it was the same...
    14 replies | 89 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 12:07 PM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A tune up in Triumph
    Yep, the book gives an "initial" advance as a starting point...then it is very explicit in explaining how to perform the final adjustment with a road...
    4 replies | 62 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 PM
    Do all body work with the body on your frame, after measuring the frame to ensure it is straight. The sill is the base for all the parts you...
    1 replies | 16 view(s)
  • TOC's Avatar
    Today, 12:02 PM
    TOC replied to a thread Dead Computer in The Pub
    and be source selective. You start looking at parts direct from dell, you'll get sticker shock. Just did that three weeks ago on an old dell...
    14 replies | 89 view(s)
  • mikephillips's Avatar
    Today, 11:57 AM
    mikephillips replied to a thread Dead Computer in The Pub
    Yea, I had the same type issue a year or so ago. Took the power supply out and Best Buy tested it to confirm it was dead. Cost about $25 bucks to...
    14 replies | 89 view(s)
  • CJD's Avatar
    Today, 11:55 AM
    CJD replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Now the bad news. BRAKES in Triumph
    Are the bubbles all in the right front...always? Are you certain they are not by the MC, so you have to bleed for a while to get bubbles, or are...
    5 replies | 82 view(s)
  • F Schreiber's Avatar
    Today, 11:55 AM
    I found what think is an Austin side shift transmission I could buy for spare parts. It is a column shift. The case casting number is AEC3174 which...
    0 replies | 17 view(s)
  • STeve 1958's Avatar
    Today, 11:48 AM
    STeve 1958 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A Now the bad news. BRAKES in Triumph
    Thanks Chuck, I was afraid of that. I guess that's better than rebuilding all four slave cylinders. Steve
    5 replies | 82 view(s)
  • CinneaghTR's Avatar
    Today, 11:34 AM
    Thank you for the replies. I've attached an explanation of the layout. I hope that helps. Another way to explain this is that if I spray WD40 into...
    3 replies | 89 view(s)
  • 71TR6's Avatar
    Today, 11:33 AM
    Hello Forum, After many unplanned delays, I'm ready to dive in again on my restoration of my '59 TR3A. Next week I plan to tearing into the final...
    1 replies | 16 view(s)
  • Merlin63Tr4's Avatar
    Today, 11:23 AM
    Merlin63Tr4 replied to a thread TR4/4A Hub out of round? in Triumph
    If that hub has.012" runout it is time to throw it out. The vibration will be noticeable and you will provably ruin that bearing you just installed...
    2 replies | 22 view(s)
  • dklawson's Avatar
    Today, 11:04 AM
    dklawson replied to a thread TR6 Steering Column Loose in Triumph
    For future reference removing the tamper-proof ignition lock bolts.... Mount a 3" diameter, 1/16" thick cut off wheel in a die grinder. Cut into...
    6 replies | 96 view(s)
  • PAUL161's Avatar
    Today, 10:22 AM
    My thoughts exactly Doc! Methylene Chloride isn't user friendly, even though I appreciate the information. If it comes down to that, I do have a mask...
    5 replies | 48 view(s)
  • Jerry's Avatar
    Today, 10:06 AM
    Jerry started a thread TR4/4A Hub out of round? in Triumph
    We just replaced the bearings in the rear outer axles. The guy that pressed the hubs off bent one, and the other was close. I had an extra hub for...
    2 replies | 22 view(s)
  • steveg's Avatar
    Today, 10:00 AM
    steveg replied to a thread Carb float in Austin Healey
    Bob - To be fair, nobody said deterioration of brass was a problem due to modern fuels. I'd guess Holley etc were using plastic floats which at some...
    14 replies | 151 view(s)
  • Andrew Mace's Avatar
    Today, 09:52 AM
    Andrew Mace replied to a thread TR6 Steering Column Loose in Triumph
    Is there something different about TR6 columns that required you to remove the ignition lock? I've taken several (essentially identical) columns out...
    6 replies | 96 view(s)
  • TR3driver's Avatar
    Today, 09:41 AM
    TR3driver replied to a thread TR2/3/3A tune up in Triumph
    The other problem is that the TR3 distributor had an advance curve that can start below idle rpm. So using a timing light may not be accurate. I...
    4 replies | 62 view(s)
  • Rut's Avatar
    Today, 09:22 AM
    Jeremy, Im having a difficult time viewing your pictures, but it almost looks like a helicoil has been installed in that hole. The bolt/stud at the...
    3 replies | 89 view(s)
  • DrEntropy's Avatar
    Today, 08:53 AM
    I'd start with mineral spirits and if that doesn't work, try alcohol then acetone... work toward paint stripper cautiously.
    5 replies | 48 view(s)
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