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    289I inner tie rod end.

    I have a 1987 TVR 280I and I am in need of an inner tie rodend. From other postís, I see it is a Cortina MK3 or Granada MK2 Rack. I canfind the out ones but cannot find the inner. Does anyone have a...
  2. Thread: 280I radiator

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    Re: 280I radiator

    Thanks Wayne
    I pumped the bottom hose, let it warm up and it was still air bound. It would not fill from the radiator cap. As soon as I started filling the overflow tank it filled up even though the...
  3. Thread: 280I radiator

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    Re: 280I radiator

    Pulled the bottom Radiator hose to drain and filled from the overflow tank. The radiator fill would not work because it became air bound.
  4. Thread: 280i Tires

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    Re: 280i Tires

    Finally took a spin in the car with the new tires. I like them
    They ride nice, have good traction on a dry road, haven’t beenin the wet, they look good and you can’t beat the price. ...
  5. Thread: 280i Tires

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    Re: 280i Tires

    I have an 87 with almost 15K miles on it so I think the ride height is close. There is 215 60R14 on it now and if I corner hard they rub.
    I should get the 205 60R14 on by the end of the weekend and...
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    Re: 280i Tires

    I just ordered some Federal SS595. If you are still looking I will let you know how they feel.

    John
  7. Thread: 280I radiator

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    280I radiator

    Hello All

    Does the 280I radiator have a drain plug? What is the best way to flush and fill?
    Thanks
    John
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    Re: Fuel Injection

    When I went on the HAMB I knew there would be resistance on this side of the pond. Its nice to see they are so passionate about their cars.
    I think they were meant for drag. I don't like the term...
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    Re: Fuel Injection

    Hilborn was happy to talk to me and provide any parts aside from the casting but wanted no part of it being on the street.
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    Re: Fuel Injection

    Hello Rick
    Thanks for the links. That is the car. I called Hilborn, they were happy to talk to me. They said in 1961 14 were cast and 6 were machined for use. The one I have is the only one they...
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    Fuel Injection

    Hello All

    Is anyone running Mechanical fuel injection on there Dart?
    I have a Hilborn system from the 60’s. I would like to run it on the street and want to see if any one else had done it. Not a...
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    Re: Knock off wheels for sp250

    Thanks Marv
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    Re: Knock off wheels for sp250

    Hello Bill
    I did not think I could. I will look for them.
    Do you know what size shoulder and the length I need?
    Thanks
    John
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    I would love to come. What days? I am going to a Bass Tournament on the 14th.
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    Me Too.
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    Hello Bill

    I haven't look at this forum in a wile. I finally got the body off the frame so I can recondition the frame. I have a new RHD spitfire rack. a TR3 steering column and wheel. I want to...
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    That would be great.
    I would like the turn signal in the wheel like the original, if that is possible, I think it is.

    Many Thanks
    John
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    Hello
    I have a Spitfire rack and tie rod ends coming.
    I have to get a wheel, column, (2) u-joints and (2) rods to complete, I think.
    Would anyone have a supplier or parts list for the rest of my...
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    Thanks for the info.

    Alternator is a must, hazard flashers, transistorized fuel pump are going in. I will research the Pertronix ignition that seems like a good upgrade. I think it came with the...
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    I bought mine out of Niverville Canada about a month ago and imported it into the US. Interesting trip.

    What 5 speed did you go with? That would be easier with the body off also.
    Thanks
    John
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    The rack is going to happen wile I have the body off.
    What is involved with doing a 5 speed and what will it get me?

    Thanks
    John
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    Re: SP250 steering rack

    There is a lot of bells going off in my head.
    I don't think Ben Erway is ringing one.
    Who is he? Should I know him?
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    SP250 steering rack

    Hello

    I want to convert my Daimler sp250 to rack and pinion and want to know witch rack to get. My car is RHD.
    Will https://www.ebay.com/itm/HIGH-RATIO-STEE ... t-&vxp=mtr work or would another...
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    Knock off wheels for sp250

    Hello

    I recently purchased (4) Painted 15X6 72 spoke rims in very nice condition. They came with the adaptor hubs off a tr4. The hub adaptors are 4.5”OC. The SP250 has a 4.5 bolt pattern but the...
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    Re: New to Forum

    Thanks for the info
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