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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Oil leak in tranny

    interesting
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3A Movie Sighting

    Because to the untrained eye, a tr3 is the more enjoyable and dangerous car for the movies. In today’s world anyone who drives an older fifties British sports even in the eyes of a techy type...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Door fitting- graduate level

    yes start with finding the old hole from inside maybe a mirror and drill a very small hole then work that out with small crafty rate tail files.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Door fitting- graduate level

    Beautiful looking job, Steve
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Door fitting- graduate level

    2 things I would look at are; is the fender all the way forward on the A post at the top? Can you put a feeler gauge in that spot? If so, then the fender can go forward. Another option would be to...
  6. Thread: Too Rude

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    General TR » Re: Too Rude

    Hey John, what do you mean Randall’s status--- I missed something?
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    General TR » Re: Too Rude

    See I told you —seriously you are far from all that crap; maybe they were not open to ideas about mechanical talent!
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Door fitting- graduate level

    A couple of things come to mind. Sounds like you could get some thin stainless steel washers put them between the post and the hinge on the back. Maybe fender size washers or smaller depending on...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rear sheetmetal repair

    Cool
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rear sheetmetal repair

    Frank, I meant to mention on that back panel on the tr3s I have restored, I drill about 3 or 4 inch hole, I cannot remember the exact hole saw size. Anyways, I cut the hole so I can spray wax-oil...
  11. TR2/3/3A » Re: Hesitation on acceleration, wants to stall at corners

    I assume you have stock SUs and they are synchronized. The cold start is the Choke. Depending on the weather where you live, a tr3 choke is critical and very finicky until you get the choke dialed in...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rear sheetmetal repair

    You Go Frank! That thing is going to be beautiful. I wish I had more knowledge about sheet metal thickness and body repair when I started this last project. I ordered floor pans and inner- sills on...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Tr3 frame work finally

    JP that is super clean; nobody will even know you fixed after it is painted. The end cap piece came from the factory with 3/8 hole drilled in it. Not sure why maybe a vent for moisture, so there are...
  14. Thread: Wiring 1954 TR-2

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Wiring 1954 TR-2

    Have you taken the top covers off the horns to see the 2 connectors inside? there sub-harness for the horns. There should 4 wires coming out of the steering column. 2 blinkers left and right --1 for...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Tr3 frame work finally

    JP that looks extremely nice. I would have used the plug weld method also. It was how I was taught. I see guys with sheet metal doing a butt stich weld and I am learning that more. IMHO the plug weld...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Stubborn door hinge screws in “A” Post

    Not sure if this is applicable and I am not trying to be funny, but some of those early impact hammer deals had to be cocked so the cam would spin with impact and some had a tightening setting also....
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Stubborn door hinge screws in “A” Post

    Here is thought I had. I would use a left hand drill bit and then maybe when enough meat is taken away the screw might spin out. Another thought would be to put an old say 8 inch drill bit in the...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Tr3 frame work finally

    I am not a welder like Frank and some of the other guys. This is what I see, and maybe I am wrong; the area you are working on is not really that structural. The fenders and apron bolt up more to the...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Tr3 frame work finally

    Perfect weld it
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Vin TS for the car.

    No body tag number, but the last Heritage Certification I received for a vehicle come back with the engine number on the paper work. My thoughts are if I get close enough and they are computerized...
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    TR2/3/3A » Vin TS for the car.

    I have most of a 1958 tr3. I have the TS number for the engine TS 37845, transmission TS 37923 , and differential TS 37999. However, I do not have the Vin TS for the car. I was thinking if I send out...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door capping with buttons

    Thank you Charley
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door capping with buttons

    I got a glimpse past the lunatic fringe after I started over with the door capping. i am happy with how the cockpit capping came out so far and I would like to thank David for his idea of burning a...
  24. Thread: Draftt seals

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Draftt seals

    Yeah the whole draft seal wind- lace area gets kinda gray. TRF offers a kit for the vertical sides of the doors and it looks good. The early, early stuff was vinyl and later fur-flex; the change...
  25. Thread: stock fog light

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    TR2/3/3A » stock fog light

    I got a stock fog light with this project and after I cleaned it up it looks ok. I wanted to wire it into the system on the car and was looking for some ideas. The bulb is 48watts. I could put it on...
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