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    Re: No longer lurking in Portland. 56 TR3

    Gregg,
    I just finished that "tail light" thing with my 56. Randall (TR3driver) was an immense help as I, also, am not an electrical guy. I spent 4 Air force years in Tacoma and found Portland to be...
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    Honda Parts Issue?

    My wife and I did an internal family, multi-car swap a couple years ago and I ended up with a 2014 Honda Crosstour, our first ever Honda.
    On Feb 9th this year were were rear ended by a Saturn SUV,...
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    TR2/3/3A » Metal washers for SU H6 float bowls

    I have a leak on the lower connection of the float bowl and carb body, rear carb only. The rubber seals appear to be Vitron. Looking at both carbs. The lower washers appear to be correct,...
  4. TR2/3/3A » Modified turn signals/brake lights on a 56

    When I brought my TR3 out of hibernation in Spring 2019, I decided to upgrade the rear lights by modifying the existing outer lights to be both turn signal and brake lights. The only rear brake...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Access to trafficator

    Randall, you're breakin my heart!
    I'll have to mull over the alternatives.
    You are a great source of information for this forum!
    Thanks for all the help, past and future!
    Once, I have everything...
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    TR2/3/3A » Access to trafficator

    Greetings to all my quarantined friends and best wishes and prayers for those who still have to go out of the house!

    I am putting the finishing touches on a modification to my 56TR3 to add brake...
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    Re: Taycan Turbo S spotted in captivity

    Vette,

    Good answer from Anglia GT.

    You might as well go back to Bletchley Park and ask the code breakers to explain Porsche’s design project numbering versus model numbering.
    Most of the...
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    Taycan Turbo S spotted in captivity

    For the past several years, I've worked a benefit driving event conducted as a portion of the Amelia Island Concours Rallye. We had a great time this year at Mayport Naval Air Station with 70 folks...
  9. Cars and Coffee at the Amelia Island Concours 2020

    This was definitely not a British car event, but I think we could all use some eye candy while we're on lock down, uh, I mean voluntary quarantine.
    The turnout was a bit disappointing, about 30%...
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    Re: Mission BC Racetrack?

    Karl, I raced at Westwood, the SCCBC track at Coquitland in the 70's and 80's. Of the handful of tracks I've raced or driven on, it was my favorite - now a housing development and golf course....
  11. Thread: Paperless!

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    Re: Paperless!

    Mixed emotions. We bank online, but not on our phones, that could very well be the opposite of what we should do.
    Like Walt, here in the rural area, the water is still paper. I like the Citi Bank...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Wire wheel conversion question

    Leatherman,
    Beautiful car and I'm lovin that Bimini top! Did you make it our buy it? If purchased - source?
    I made one for my car from fabric backed vinyl early this summer, but struggled with the...
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    Re: New Porsche 911 Speedster

    I work part time for the Porsche Track Experience (old name - Porsche Sport Driving School) as an Instructor and Event Producer. For this event, I had a small group in the first floor restoration...
  14. TR2/3/3A » Re: Loss of Power - ride of shame on flatbed to the house

    EUREKA! I installed the new coil and the car started on the first crank
    I'll look at why #1 looked sooty in my spare time.
    Thanks for all the help and explanation of how those electrons move...
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    New Porsche 911 Speedster

    I recently worked an event where we displayed the new Porsche 991.2 Speedster to the US Porsche Premiere Dealers.
    The car was uber cool, the first modern, open-air GT car Porsche has produced!...
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    "Old Yeller II"

    Spotted in the restoration section of the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum - it was in for some routine maintenance.
    This one is powered by a Buick nailhead engine.

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  17. TR2/3/3A » Re: Loss of Power - ride of shame on flatbed to the house

    Thanks to all who have responded. I have a coil coming to the local O"Reilly"s tomorrow morning. I'll try that first, but I do have a spare condenser in my old distributor, that will be the next...
  18. TR2/3/3A » Loss of Power - ride of shame on flatbed to the house

    1956 TR3, stock engine rebuilt 1,200 miles ago, distributor by advanced, carbs recently rebuilt.
    Yesterday, the wife and I took a drive downtown to get some Moss Motors Challenge pictures. Heat...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Leaking Fuel Pump

    Thanks to all who replied - this clearly discussion demonstrated the value of this forum to owners of LBC's! Charley, I already had that shutoff ordered when you posted. Randall, your fix for the...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Leaking Fuel Pump

    Thanks for the quick replies - the battle is half won.
    I ordered a rebuild kit from TRF and it has already shipped. I was surprised at the difference in price between TRF and Moss on both kits and...
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    TR2/3/3A » Leaking Fuel Pump

    1956 TR3, SU H6 carbs.
    I recently filled the tank and immediately got a gas smell in the garage (wife is unhappy). There appears to be some seepage from the top of the fuel pump. I tightened the...
  22. Thread: Bimini Top

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Bimini Top

    I was surprised that the Tenax fasteners were 10 X $4.50 (cheapest through Rimmer). The roll of nylon webbing was about $15. The vinyl was free and I already had some lift-the-dot fasteners. I did...
  23. Thread: Bimini Top

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    TR2/3/3A » Bimini Top

    When I bought my car, the seller gave me a large piece of cloth backed vinyl. I asked myself numerous times what I would ever do with it. I saw a discussion about Bimini or Bikini tops and got to...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Loose Lift the Dot Stud

    Thanks for all the hints. I could get to the nut on the back of the stud, but could only hold it by hand. I tightened slightly from the outside. It appears there is no lock washer on the back. I...
  25. Re: SOVERN's Pacifc NW Vintage Racing Spring Sprints Season Opener

    Dougie,
    This brought back great memories. I drove a Formula Ford, then a production Capri in the NW while stationed at McChord AFB in Tacoma, 1977-1981. I called Seattle my home track and loved...
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