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  • Bob_Spidell's Avatar
    Today, 09:41 AM
    Bob_Spidell replied to a thread BJ8 Fuel Pump in Austin Healey
    I think even the newer, points-switched pumps have the recess requiring an O-ring.
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  • TomMull's Avatar
    Today, 09:38 AM
    TomMull replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hints on sealing the sump gasket. in Triumph
    Have you tried putting some goo on the bolts themselves? Tom
    28 replies | 349 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Today, 09:11 AM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hints on sealing the sump gasket. in Triumph
    When I built the house 30 years ago I put an inspection pit in the garage. It was no problem at the time because I had to build that area up so I had...
    28 replies | 349 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Today, 08:55 AM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hints on sealing the sump gasket. in Triumph
    Heck yes David stand back a couple of days at least and let this thing percolate. I thought the same thing--- that this guy is swapping out pan...
    28 replies | 349 view(s)
  • RAC68's Avatar
    Today, 07:48 AM
    RAC68 replied to a thread BJ8 Fuel Pump in Austin Healey
    I was also not aware that the electronic pump had a different connection sealing system ("O" ring) and definitly could be causing your air leak and...
    11 replies | 125 view(s)
  • Djoslyn's Avatar
    Today, 07:39 AM
    Djoslyn replied to a thread TR4/4A » SU HS6 throttle spindle size in Triumph
    I may try that first when I decide to pull the carbs and take them apart. There is an almost an imperceptible amount of play in the shaft rights now,...
    6 replies | 54 view(s)
  • Graham H's Avatar
    Today, 07:36 AM
    Graham H replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hints on sealing the sump gasket. in Triumph
    I have an oil leak from the front and I'm almost sure it's coming from the cork gasket in the aluminum bridge block I spent a long time trying to...
    28 replies | 349 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 07:29 AM
    Basil started a thread Phobia in Humor
    My Doctor says that I have developed ‘German sausage phobia’. I fear the wurst....
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  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 07:17 AM
    Basil started a thread Chicken Coups in Humor
    Why do chicken coops have two doors? If they had 4 it would be a chicken sedan.
    0 replies | 5 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Today, 07:08 AM
    Woo-hoo - cockpit window still open at take-off, even tho' it had been closed a few minutes earlier. IMDB "goofs" says pitot tubes are still...
    31 replies | 247 view(s)
  • Andy Blackley's Avatar
    Today, 06:49 AM
    Andy Blackley replied to a thread TR6 » Twitchy rear end in Triumph
    In my case the "twitch" occurs when accelerating and then lifting off the throttle which causes the rear end to move or yaw off center. The hubs have...
    13 replies | 178 view(s)
  • Darwin's Avatar
    Today, 04:45 AM
    Darwin replied to a thread genetically modified in Humor
    Wait until you try the lamb roe. Eggsalent.
    1 replies | 16 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Today, 03:45 AM
    Basil started a thread genetically modified in Humor
    I’ve got no problem with genetically modified food. Just had a lovely leg of salmon...
    1 replies | 16 view(s)
  • Rut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:00 PM
    Rut replied to a thread TR4/4A » SU HS6 throttle spindle size in Triumph
    I always test the shaft to bushing/carb fit by putting the unworn portion of the shaft into the carb and ‘feeling’ if it’s loose or not. I use this...
    6 replies | 54 view(s)
  • Djoslyn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:56 PM
    Djoslyn replied to a thread TR4/4A » SU HS6 throttle spindle size in Triumph
    I took some more careful measurements and the shafts on mine are also 0.310. Also after some more cleaning and having a closer look the bodies have...
    6 replies | 54 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:48 PM
    Basil replied to a thread Six turning and four burning in The Pub
    Astute observation but not what I ws referring to. Actually, at about that time there are two boo boos.
    31 replies | 247 view(s)
  • NutmegCT's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:21 PM
    hmmm - I'm thinking that around 4:00 and later, the exterior shots of the 36 show the a/c bouncing in response to all the power with the brakes full...
    31 replies | 247 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:16 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hints on sealing the sump gasket. in Triumph
    Hello Steve. Thank you. It looks like the 2 bolts on the drivers side. The one below the timing chain cover and the first timing chain cover...
    28 replies | 349 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:09 PM
    Basil replied to a thread Six turning and four burning in The Pub
    At around 4:11 in that fil clip, see if you can spot a boo boo.
    31 replies | 247 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:00 PM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hints on sealing the sump gasket. in Triumph
    Yes some of those bolts bottom out and some go through into the motor. The ones on the front plate that go into the aluminum bridge block bottom out....
    28 replies | 349 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:33 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hints on sealing the sump gasket. in Triumph
    I did set the regulator to 70 using an air setup. Had to regrind the seat to get it to seal and added a bit to the spring so the adjusting screw was...
    28 replies | 349 view(s)
  • sp53's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:31 PM
    sp53 replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Hints on sealing the sump gasket. in Triumph
    Hey David If the leak is in the front and not the side, my experience is that the cork gaskets on the bridging piece are leaking back through or...
    28 replies | 349 view(s)
  • Gliderman8's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:29 PM
    Gliderman8 replied to a thread For the aircraft crowd in The Pub
    I just checked and you're right, the Spitfire won't be at the show in Pennsylvania but this Brit bad boy will be doing a show for the crowd.
    3 replies | 37 view(s)
  • Basil's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    Basil replied to a thread No Place Like Gnome in Humor
    **snort**
    3 replies | 62 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:24 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR4/4A » SU HS6 throttle spindle size in Triumph
    I have a pair of new shafts and they measure 0.310" Joe does a great job rebuilding the carbs. They come back like new ones. David
    6 replies | 54 view(s)
  • pdplot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    I used to hear a B-36 flying over way up in the sky. I always recognized the peculiar drone of the engines. One plane you can hear today is the...
    31 replies | 247 view(s)
  • Jim_Stevens's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:17 PM
    Jim_Stevens replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Marx Viton rear engine seal in Triumph
    Thanks David—
    2 replies | 41 view(s)
  • donbmw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:09 PM
    donbmw replied to a thread For the aircraft crowd in The Pub
    From the web site they are heading to Colorado.
    3 replies | 37 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Marx Viton rear engine seal in Triumph
    I am almost certain you have to have the crank out to get the top half of the seal housing installed. There is a tool to set the position of the seal...
    2 replies | 41 view(s)
  • DavidApp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:01 PM
    DavidApp replied to a thread TR2/3/3A » Reproduction TR3A Grille in Triumph
    Hello Graham I think my next step is a trip to Advance Auto or similar for a 180 degree one. The motor seems to run at the temp . on the...
    57 replies | 1528 view(s)
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