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    Re: I am about to buy a Triumph Toledo.

    Well I flew over to the UK this morning to collect my baby and everything went with military precision with my journey getting there about 10am allowing plenty of time for a leisurely and much...
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    Re: I am about to buy a Triumph Toledo.

    So here it is. Just bought it on Ebay UK a short time ago. I hope its not a rust bucket but I am excited about it already. I love the simplicity of Triumphs - so easy to enjoy working on as well as...
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    Re: I am about to buy a Triumph Toledo.

    WOW - the Toledo may be a bit more interesting than I had at first thought. LOL.

    Will post pics as soon as I (if I) have it.
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    I am about to buy a Triumph Toledo.

    A british only car - so may not be known in the USA. Its like a cheaper looking dolomite.

    Just wondered does anybody know anything about them. I want to use it as an everyday classic. Its only a...
  5. TR6 Re: My 1600 mile weekend drive for Ebay TR6.

    That's a nice TR6 - love them in that colour as it was one the same colour that a guy in my town owned in the early 70's which inspired me to one day own my own TR6.

    I admire you bravery too with...
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    TR6 Re: TR6 won't start when hot?

    Thanks for that - I should have said I think it is an ignition related problem as there is no spark to the plugs at all when it is hot. I have switched coil's a few times with no improvement.
    I...
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    TR6 TR6 won't start when hot?

    I have just had my TR6 out today - the first time this year with the roof down and I just stopped at a shop and when I get back into it - it won't start.
    This is a long time problem with this car...
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    Re: My new toy

    Try a free download www.photobucket.com - you can up load the pics into that programme and resize them if required - Note you can only make them smaller not bigger. If you have edited the picture in...
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    Radiomobile stereo 8 removal

    I am trying to get my 'Radiomobile Stereo 8' radio/8 track player working in my 1975 Series II Daimler. However I have fallen at the first hurdle in that I can't take it out. I have pulled all the...
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    TR6 Re: Another newbie TR6 question

    I had that gas/petrol smell from my TR6 as well when I got it first - so much so that I had to drive it with the hood open. Again like you it was strongest in the trunk/boot area.
    The most likely...
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    Rover's Legacy

    Its not every day that a major motor manufacturer goes to the wall like Rover did two weeks ago and I cant help feeling a bit sad at the dismissive reaction to this event particularly by the English...
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    My Daimler 4.2

    Here is my 1975 Daimler 4.2 auto (LWB) fact file. ;D

    Why did I buy it:
    I always wanted a large Series II Jag but this car which is not restored and has only one owner from new seemed just...
  13. Thread: My TR6

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    TR6 My TR6

    The weather this evening is cold, very windy and dark threatening clouds loom overhead - just the kinda evening for a little open top motoring.
    I roll out my TR6 the battery just installed after...
  14. Knocking sounds coming from front left -

    Of my Daimler 4.2 - its either from the front left steering set up or from the wheel itself - It manifests itself if I am making a right turn - especially under accelleration. Noticed its getting...
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    TR6 Re: TR6 electronic ignition.

    Thanks folks - ye are a world of knowledge /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif
    I am not very good with mechanics despite having cars stuck in every corner. I will try the tightness aspect...
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    TR6 Re: TR6 electronic ignition.

    My TR6 has never been better - smooth sexy growl out of it ever since I had it down at Enguinity in London for a few weeks in Nov 2001. They put in a completely reconditioned (new where possible)...
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    TR6 Re: TR6 electronic ignition.

    My problem is that the points keep closing and its getting a bit tiring now. The electronic ignition solution was suggested on this forum as a remedy but I am just trying to guage its benefits versus...
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    TR6 TR6 electronic ignition.

    I was trying to search for this on the forum but there seems to be something wrong with the menu bar at the top of the screen, Anyway I wanted to know if it was a easy job to fit electronic ignition...
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    TR6 TR6 contact breaker points - closing

    My TR6 is going like a gem of late except for one anoying thing. The contact breaker points close after doing about 15 miles. Adjust them again and it s fine until I have done another 15 miles?
    I...
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    Re: Who Likes a Triumph Anyway (and why)?

    I always wanted an open top sports car and at first thought of a Mazda Miata - but a guy who was into classic cars suggested a classic. I loved the Austin Healy but they were too expensive for me. I...
  21. Re: Starting procedure for 1975 Daimler 4.2

    Thanks John - yes I reckon its my automatic choke not coming on - must investigate those manual choke kits
  22. Starting procedure for 1975 Daimler 4.2

    As a new owner of a 1975 Daimler 4.2 I was just wondering is there a special 'knack' (special way) in starting a Daimler. Mine starts all right but it takes about five attempts before it does. Do you...
  23. Re: Do Daimler 4.2 engines like their oil?

    Thanks guys - will check those points out
  24. Do Daimler 4.2 engines like their oil?

    I just drove my 1975 Daimler back from Birmingham to Ireland. Lovely drive and nothing went wrong. The car is amazing. Just noticed that it used about one and a half litres of engine oil along the...
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    Re: Daimler - Am I nuts? (probably)

    Can somebody tell me what the exact model designation my Daimler is - see pic. Its a 1975 (registration date 1/1/75) and was advertised as a 4.2 Long wheel base. I am just wondering if its a mk 2 or...
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