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  1. Thread: door seal windlace

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door seal windlace

    That happens sometimes. There is still a satisfaction knowing you did it all yourself! I would have done the carpet myself, but had to draw the line somewhere.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Dang! Clutch slipping in 5th

    The Triumph flywheel is designed to expel any oil leakage from the tranny to the front of the flywheel...away from the clutch assembly. It has drilling’s through the wheel to accomplish that feat. ...
  3. Thread: door seal windlace

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door seal windlace

    In my TR3A it was like a very thick cardboard. My Skinner kit for the TR2 came with 1/4” plywood as a backer. It also holds the edge of the carpet too, although that’s not shown in the pic.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Another Differential Question

    If you support the axle tubes with jack stands near the brake back-plates, so the axle can rotate...and then you rotate the opening downward, the weight of the diff is enough that the pumpkin will...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Dang! Clutch slipping in 5th

    If the MC rod was adjusted too tight, it can maintain pressure in the line, even after the pedal is released. I’ll cross my finger that is the issue!?!
  6. Thread: Oil? Oil Pressure?

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Oil? Oil Pressure?

    I’ve rebuilt a lot of cars on quite a few forums. It’s predictable...while the cars are still new, the recommendations are straight out of the manual, but in threads about vintage (read old) cars,...
  7. Thread: Oil? Oil Pressure?

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Oil? Oil Pressure?

    I've been running 5w-30 for 3 years with no issues, and plan to try 0w-20 at the next oil change. Using 20w-50 was started to extend the life of long worn-out engines, with excessive bearing...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Dang! Clutch slipping in 5th

    Aaah, not the stock linkages. Then there isn't much you can do without "digging in". The likely issues are:

    1) throw out assembly pressing on the clutch. (bleeding is all you could try without...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Dang! Clutch slipping in 5th

    It sounds like the adjustment is a definite possibility. Remember, as the disc face wears, the clutch fingers lift and the adjustment tightens. In other words, any clearance you had has reduced...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Dang! Clutch slipping in 5th

    Still running the stock flywheel and clutch? If so the flywheel is drilled so a tranny leak will go through the flywheel and miss the clutch. Might want to check the clutch adjustment. If the...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Cam follower rotation

    Yes, they should. The lobes are ground with a very slight taper, and the lifters with a very slight dome. This keeps the camshaft pushed rearward and causes the lifters to rotate. If they don’t...
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    TR5/TR250 » Re: TR250 question (Not asking for a friend)

    Yep...exactly what I was thinking...and said.
  13. Thread: Photobucket

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    General TR » Re: Photobucket

    Thanks for the kind words. At some point I hope to catch up on things I need to do and will try to consolidate all of them into a single downloadable pdf file. In hind sight that’s what I should...
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    TR5/TR250 » Re: TR250 question (Not asking for a friend)

    And the lights don’t see any current when nothing was switched on. I think it’ll be a wire that fried. The alt is the only thing I can think of that could absorb the reverse current when everything...
  15. Thread: Photobucket

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    General TR » Re: Photobucket

    Funny!
  16. Thread: Photobucket

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    General TR » Re: Photobucket

    See, now that I paid up you can see the whole story on that tranny. I already feel like it was worth paying the ransom!

    https://www.britishcarforum.com/bcf/showthread.php?100040-Here-We-Go!
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    TR5/TR250 » Re: TR250 question (Not asking for a friend)

    If ammeter doesn’t fix it, then I’d look at the alternator and the wires to it next. Without turning the car on, that’s the main part that actually saw the negative voltage. The ignition switch...
  18. Thread: Photobucket

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    General TR » Re: Photobucket

    It sounds like the interest is still there, and thanks for the offers to help cover costs. I don’t mind covering it so long as someone is benefitting from the threads. It turned out even better, at...
  19. Thread: Photobucket

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    General TR » Re: Photobucket

    Well, Photobucket took another stab at it this week. This time they didn't remove the pictures on all my old threads, but instead blurred them to uselessness. The good news, instead of $300 per...
  20. Thread: Over drive

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Over drive

    They look good to me. You use the copper washers to set the height of the switches so they engage as the gear is reached.
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    Re: Reversing w/. OD engaged - symptoms?

    Absolutely! Just trying to point out that it is not an issue with a properly working OD. Mine stuck after the rebuild until I switched to the MT90 oil.

    It's cool hitting the OD switch at full...
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    Re: Reversing w/. OD engaged - symptoms?

    If your switches are rigged properly it is not possible to reverse in OD. If they are not, then you would have felt the resistance before the sprag clutch blew. Once the rollers in the clutch...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Overdrive filter drain plug

    The O-ring goes down past the threads on the plug. It would have to chew through all the threads to reach the OD innards.
  24. Thread: Over drive

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Over drive

    Yep...Photobucket is up to their old tricks again. All the photos are blurred from your end. Last time I had to fork out $100 to get them back. Love you guys, but I don’t plan to fork out that...
  25. Thread: Over drive

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Over drive

    Here is a walkthrough an A overdrive, including testing at the end. Afraid photobucket is holding the pictures hostage again, but select them and they’ll link you to better versions.
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