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    nomad

    Re: Head job

    I always thought that the exhaust valve seats were all that really needed replaced. I'm betting that the problem is due to the recessed center plug though.

    nomad Today, 11:19 PM Go to last post
    GTP1960

    Re: 1960 TR3A post 60000. WON"T START ????????????????

    Have you checked your coil?
    a weak coil might fool an inline spark checker.
    (not on your list )

    GTP1960 Today, 10:46 PM Go to last post
    carpecursusII

    Re: 1960 TR3A post 60000. WON"T START ????????????????

    .032 may be a bit wide for points. Drop it to .025-.027 and see if it doesn't help. next up would be a compression check, that will tell you about a

    carpecursusII Today, 10:43 PM Go to last post
    waltesefalcon

    Re: Some $$ HELP needed

    How long do we have to donate?

    waltesefalcon Today, 10:42 PM Go to last post
    Darwin

    Re: Necessity is the mother of invention

    I have the big holes!!!! Who has the lining?????

    Darwin Today, 10:40 PM Go to last post
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    GTP1960

    Claying your car, before you polish

    I only thought my car was clean.

    I have never used clay before. Really didn't even know it was out there until a friend told me about it recently. The whole concept around clay is to use the...

    GTP1960 09-26-2016 11:59 AM
    GTP1960

    Meguiar's G3626 Ultimate Wash & Wax Anywhere Spray - 26 oz.

    I am writing about this stuff because I am pretty impressed.


    I tried it as a "detail wipe down" at a recent car show.
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    GTP1960 09-20-2016 07:45 PM
    GTP1960

    TR3A convertible top install

    I'm going to try and give a detailed account, here:

    I had been postponing this job for over a year.
    Primarily because there was no complete professional instructions I could find, in one place....

    GTP1960 09-19-2016 06:19 PM
    GTP1960

    single key chromed hardware replacements

    all five locks on my car needed a different key:
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    (universal question: why bother having locking doors on a TR3?)
    trunk
    glovebox
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    When I was tightening...

    GTP1960 09-19-2016 12:04 PM
    GTP1960

    Bonnet hinges

    I noticed some some increased vibrations from the bonnet.
    on closer inspection I found two of the studs had wallowed out of their holes & left the car.

    after consulting the forum, it seemed my...

    GTP1960 09-19-2016 10:49 AM
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