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  1. Thread: tranny woes

    by glemon
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    TR5/TR250 Ľ Re: tranny woes

    Hydraulic issues are easier than taking apart transmissions, but if it goes into reverse without grinding I would guess the whole clutch release system is working fine. First sign of partially or...
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    TR6 Ľ Re: Tire Recommended for TR6

    Your options expand a lot if go a little wider and lower profile than stock, lots of choices in a 195/65-15, rather than a 185/70. (Edit) Especially if you don't want to spend a ton of money.
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    Re: I'm not posting any more...

    Randall, you have it all wrong, it is from toxins created by the body due to the stronger signal of new 5g networks. Science proves this, 5g was released in China first. Something, something, New...
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    TR2/3/3A Ľ Re: TR 4A cylinder head on TR 3 engine

    Randall Wrote: "Likely someone already did some parts swapping." As an aside to the conversation, I have to admit my experience is mostly with old British cars, but it is a close run between the...
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    Re: This is one of those songs...

    I have njoyed their music greatly over the years, a few favorites, but the greatest thing about the band is the whole albums were amazing, and each song had subtle, perfect little rifts and nuances...
  6. Thread: Smoke

    by glemon
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    TR6 Ľ Re: Smoke

    Most likely either too rich a mixture or bad valve guides.
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    TR2/3/3A Ľ Re: TR 4A cylinder head on TR 3 engine

    I agree with sp53, but have to admit it is more of a do what I say, not do what I do....
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    General Tech Ľ Re: Differential flange removal

    I finally got the adapters after two weeks and a mailing mix up. Bolted everything up (easy) put my custom dual exhaust in (pita) and took her off the jackstands for a run tonight.

    My description...
  9. Thread: Dot 5

    by glemon
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    TR2/3/3A Ľ Re: Dot 5

    I have posted this before, I have used DOT 5 for years, and have fewer leaks in the hydraulics, which used to be a more regular occurrence. No problem with mushy pedal or blessing. However after...
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    Re: A little "Stay-at-Home" Healey Nostalgia

    A great story, thanks for sharing, any BJ8 was a few years younger than my current daily driver then. I regret not having a chance to meet him, I was still in high school in 1977, and a year away...
  11. Thread: Paint code

    by glemon
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    Re: Paint code

    BMC YL12, the color was also used by MG and Jaguar for a number of years, but matching old colors with new paint formulas can tricky. I have had good luck with a couple orders from autocolorlibrary...
  12. Re: Contemplating my own mortality - but not because of Covid (at least not directly

    I had already started to get out of the mindset of--"you can't have too much stuff" but we moved recently and that drove the point home.

    I still have too much stuff, but most of it is organized...
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    Re: Steering not right

    That was fun, from the bleacher seats anyway. When I have a problem like that, I go over in my mind over and over again, somewhere along the spectrum of enjoyable mental exercise and manic...
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    Re: Steering not right

    There is a lot more expertise than I have on this forum and topic, but I will add a few things that may be somewhat relevant.

    First, when I have a problem on a car after I fixed something, I go...
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    Re: What you getting done?

    Elliot, I did the exact same job a couple weeks ago, though my ceilings are quite a bit lower. I thought I did a pretty good job with the repairs, but one area kept lifting and cracking, so I have...
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    Re: On the road again

    Look s great--enjoy it--not a great time for a lot of things, but great time to be working on cars and driving.
  17. Thread: TV "car guys"

    by glemon
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    Re: TV "car guys"

    Flip side of young kids not being able to drive old cars, my "new cars" are relatively old. Being confronted with one of the new automatic transmission control devices, not simple PRNDL, when asked...
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    TR6 Ľ Re: A lot has happened. Update on my project

    Rebuilt the differential, I am impressed, I have tried most everything, sometimes even successfully, but have never gotten beyond the oil seals on a differential.
  19. Thread: Fuel prices

    by glemon
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    Re: Fuel prices

    Last I actually saw they were still a little over $2.00, but that was a couple days ago. According to gas buddy they have dropped under $2.00 a gallon at a lot of places.

    Not a good time for a...
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    Re: When do you replace things?

    I have driven British cars since my first Sprite in 1978. I have never had a coil failure either. Have replaced a few, just because it wasn't running right and I had a spare. I replaced on my...
  21. Re: Need to Change Our Dental Insurance Provider - Suggestions/Ideas?

    I have always looked at what I would project to spend on dental vs. what I would spend on dental insurance (it is a little easier to predict, guesstimate couple cleanings and a cavity) and decide it...
  22. TR6 Ľ Re: 1973 TR6 Restoration - itís a roller again!

    That looks really nice, have been working under my car lately, wish the frame looked that good.
  23. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    Dr. Entropy Said:"Watch for a quick clip of a SAR mission, an HH-53 "Jolly Green Giant" and a thin guy in a flight suit backing up to the port side landing gear with a Nikon up to his face, trying to...
  24. Re: Things to Do While You are Sheltering in Place

    I took a couple calculus courses in college. Somewhere in the college classes it went from being fun and easy to hard and something I had to work at, but still could do it.

    Fast forward about 25...
  25. Re: I'll take This Can't Be Good for $200, Alex.

    You are a funny guy, glad you kept your sense of humor. I usually attach the springs on the top or bottom, whichever seems to make more sense, slip the shoes on, then persuade the second spring on...
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