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  1. TR2/3/3A runs excellent but starts hard after use

    hey everyone,
    been awhile since I've posted but i'm at a loss and need a starting point. my 58' TR3a runs absolutely perfect. fires right up (initially), runs perfectly... doesn't miss a beat. I...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: generator doesn't appear to be working

    oh wow. i'll bet that's it. this belt is totally bottoming on the each of the 3 pulley's. i don't think the sloped sides of the belt are even touching the sides of the pulley's at all.
    thanks...
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    TR2/3/3A generator doesn't appear to be working

    hi guys... me again. another quick question for ya'll. You might remember, my generator wasn't charging my batter after installing new belt.

    Well, I took the generator out and opened her up. ...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: dead battery, generator, belt

    My generator is doing exactly like you say.. .. Just a slight buzzing or clicking noise whwn spun counter clockwise. There is no resistance at all. Spins nice and smooth, both directions.
    So if...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: dead battery, generator, belt

    thanks for the reply. Well, to answer your belt comment:
    My father, who gave me the car a few years ago after owning it for about 30 years, had a belt on there. Not sure if it was really an issue...
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    TR2/3/3A dead battery, generator, belt

    hi everyone,
    so my 58 TR3a has been running perfect for months. almost driving it daily to work, blah blah blah...
    however, the last week during a midnight trip to the beach the serpentine belt...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: belt size for TR3a?

    Thanks guy. Where did you purchase your belts at? I was hoping to buy it locally but nobody has the belt that was on my car. I just didn't want to wait for Moss w/ the holiday tomorrow and all. ...
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    TR2/3/3A belt size for TR3a?

    hi everyone...
    don't suppose anyone knows the dimensions on the V-shaped serpentine belt for a 1958 TR3a off-hand, would you? Mine pretty much slipped, melted, and smoked all the way home last...
  9. TR2/3/3A Re: very low oil pressure when TR3a is warmed up

    I'm using a FRAM spin-on. It's pretty much been the same filter/adapter for the past 25 years. When you say oil bypass, what exactly are you referring to? I just drove it 20 miles round trip to my...
  10. TR2/3/3A Re: very low oil pressure when TR3a is warmed up

    hmmm...... i'm going to start checking all of those you listed. I have not tried any different oil gauge at all. it's the original, I thought it was working OK but im really starting to wonder. ...
  11. TR2/3/3A very low oil pressure when TR3a is warmed up

    Hi everyone.... just wanted to bounce something off of you all, maybe you can help.
    My TR3a runs perfectly (finally) and I really don't have any issues at all anymore. But the oil pressure concerns...
  12. TR4/4A yellow blinker light stays on all the time the shuts off when blinkers are used

    hi everyone: classic wiring issue. I was "fixing" a few wiring issues behind the dash. naturally, after I was done, I created another problem.
    The yellow blinker light on the instrument panel...
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    TR2/3/3A very high idle, timing perfect

    hi everyone. something to swing by everyone, maybe someone has some guesses.

    My TR3a has a really, really high idle. Unfortunately I cannot tell you the RPM's as that gauge is broken (sending it...
  14. TR2/3/3A Re: dead battery... until i disconnect the wire from coil to distributor

    wow.... check this out and let me know what you think.
    I took my voltmeter... tested the battery first. 12.5 volts. then I checked the starter solenoid.... same results.
    so then I went around...
  15. TR2/3/3A Re: dead battery... until i disconnect the wire from coil to distributor

    no, sorry... didn't explain well enough. I"m saying that with that one wire connected (there are no others) the car is as dead as can be. no signs of electrical life.

    however, if I disconnect...
  16. TR2/3/3A dead battery... until i disconnect the wire from coil to distributor

    hi everyone. happy holidays & happy New Year!

    Ran into something yesterday that I don't quite understand. Maybe someone here can throw some ideas at me.

    My car is running GREAT since the...
  17. TR2/3/3A clips under the dashboard that hold the vinyl covering on

    Hi guys.... does anyone know where, in the MOSS magazine, that those little metal clips are that go on the bottom of the dashboard that hold the vinyl covering in place? I can't find them anywhere...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: anybody need a spare rear bumper?

    i just replied to you!
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    TR2/3/3A anybody need a spare rear bumper?

    Hi everyone... anyone need a rear bumper? I have one that I will never use. Figured maybe someone here could use it. All I need is an address to ship it to and you can have it!
  20. TR2/3/3A Re: Timing, fuel mixture, complete headache and total misunderstanding of it all

    well... after almost a month and pulling my hair out, i finally figured it out. i put new points and condenser in and the car is running like it just drove off the showroom floor. I cannot believe...
  21. TR2/3/3A Re: Timing, fuel mixture, complete headache and total misunderstanding of it all

    hi guys. guess who... lol
    So after thinking about this all day long at work, I came home and took it all apart again. based on @TR-3rg's comments above, and many, many more... I actually took the...
  22. TR2/3/3A Re: Timing, fuel mixture, complete headache and total misunderstanding of it all

    Not insulting at all. I'm missing something I just don't know what. As far as having someone push the starter while I spin the distributor... yup, already tried that yesterday a few times. My...
  23. TR2/3/3A Re: Timing, fuel mixture, complete headache and total misunderstanding of it all

    Randall: yes, thought about that. problem is, after I put the engine back in after the rebuild, it ran great... and that was with the pulley right where it's at. I'm 99.999999% positive the pulley...
  24. TR2/3/3A Re: Timing, fuel mixture, complete headache and total misunderstanding of it all

    Hi Russ... thanks for the info. yup, I live in St. Pete... very familiar with Safety Harbor. There is a good chance that I will definitely be home during that weekend (I travel around the state...
  25. TR2/3/3A Re: Timing, fuel mixture, complete headache and total misunderstanding of it all

    ok... i officially give up. 5 hours under the hood and nothing. won't start. i'm pushing this car right into the Bay. lol
    Just to recap everything I have literally done today... let me know if...
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