Search:

Type: Posts; User: TFB; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 34 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    564

    General TR Re: Petrol Prices & BC 94 octane

    Is the market manipulated?
    I worked in a NJ refinery 80-83,I think a big gas shortage was 1980.Odd even days rationing.
    From a high vantage unit you could see all the floating roof storage tanks...
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    564

    General TR Re: Petrol Prices & BC 94 octane

    I filled up in Nj Saturday for 2.96 premium.My TR3 is averaging about 24mpg,about the same as my wifes Tuscon.
    Tom
  3. Thread: Bi-Specticles

    by TFB
    Replies
    13
    Views
    785

    TR2/3/3A Re: Bi-Specticles

    I installed the flat mirrors on both fenders and like them.
    I will say they are not for someone who drives at night .The first time I was out later than expected I found with a car/suv behind you...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    495

    TR2/3/3A Re: TR3 Overdrive filter drain plug

    I make a paper gasket out of my .060 vellumoid gasket paper stock.I cut the id slightly small so it sort of threads on so it stays centered after going over the threads.
    Then a smear of never seize...
  5. Replies
    12
    Views
    671

    TR2/3/3A Re: 30a 5 pin universal relay

    Yes Tom, I saw relays priced for 10 for what I paid for one,11 bucks.
    Looking on the net led me to chinese wholesaler.Relays are 30-80 cents ea. in lots of 500,so the production methods must be...
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    671

    TR2/3/3A Re: 30a 5 pin universal relay

    Maybe you have that dry Southern Cali air working for you not our high Humidity NJ air.
    Funny when reading threads about ammeter vs voltmeter(I went with voltmeter),I remember you said one advantage...
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    671

    TR2/3/3A Re: 30a 5 pin universal relay

    Thanks.Im not sure if my experience is typical.The Boschs are made in Portugal and Germany and I am not sure if thats even relevant to quality,but I wont buy the Standard Napa brand if there is a...
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    671

    TR2/3/3A 30a 5 pin universal relay

    Noticed I had no brake lights yesterday.I use a micro switch and a relay.
    The universal Standard brand ,Napa sourced,made in china ,bosch type 5 pin relay was faulty.The coil pulled in,and the...
  9. Replies
    9
    Views
    545

    TR4/4A Re: Interesting Tranny problem

    My hot oil pressure is 50psi hot idle 800rpm,max 75 at speed.13k on rebuild.
    Is 60 psi a problem?
    Tom
  10. Replies
    28
    Views
    974

    TR2/3/3A Re: Hints on sealing the sump gasket.

    I made my gasket out of Federal Mogul Vellamoid .060 thick which worked perfect.Not sure if its still available.Stay away from anything that cracks when you fold it.

    Good luck
    Tom
  11. Replies
    28
    Views
    974

    TR2/3/3A Re: Hints on sealing the sump gasket.

    Personally I woiuld ditch the RTV and use permatex #2,And torgue to you feel tight with some crush,dont over tighten.I only use "gasket maker" when no gasket.
    Tom
  12. Replies
    8
    Views
    360

    TR2/3/3A Re: Anyone running NGK spark plugs?

    I went with the 6's because when because Jeff at Advance did my distributor I bought the Cap(side exit),wires,rotor ,points and plugs from him and Its what he recommended.
    No problems .I change them...
  13. Replies
    12
    Views
    622

    TR2/3/3A Re: TR3 clutch release bearing... from Home Depot?

    I think a Timkenen bearing would have their name on it and possibly also country of origin.
    My guess is gray market.Still amazed they list it.
    Tom
  14. Thread: Axis of rotation

    by TFB
    Replies
    5
    Views
    368

    TR2/3/3A Re: Axis of rotation

    I cant help with rotissarie question but --
    The TR3 has a pretty small tub.After I braced everthing up so I could lift with hoist from cieling beam I bought a tractor supply garden cart with...
  15. Thread: Alternator

    by TFB
    Replies
    7
    Views
    603

    TR2/3/3A Re: Alternator

    Looks just like the ebay unit I used with the moss thin belt kit.I tried to remove the pulley with a proper puller to use the moss pulley but felt like I was going to break something so I left it on...
  16. Replies
    13
    Views
    881

    TR2/3/3A Re: What weight transmission oil in a tr3 with OD?

    I have been running Redline MT-90 based on recommendations from this site and am happy with it.
    12.5k mile and no problems.
    tom
  17. Replies
    5
    Views
    412

    TR2/3/3A Re: Gas tanks...two different types?

    I beleive the post 60000vin cars and pre 60000 ,square rear floor pan vs sloped are different.
    Tom
  18. TR2/3/3A Re: Loss of Power - ride of shame on flatbed to the house

    Did you check point gap?I have had significnt change in initial point gap after first 1kmile.
    If you condenser went bad your points would look burnt if it conttinued o run,not shorted to ground.
    Tom
  19. TR2/3/3A Re: Possible UK Source for Authentic looking Clutch/Brake MC

    The Scotts offering may be more authentic looking but My guess is its from the same chinese mfg. that make them all.Maybe India.
    Country of origin does not necessatily mean anything,but the lack of...
  20. Replies
    19
    Views
    800

    TR2/3/3A Re: 59 TR3A Clutch Master Cylinder Failure

    I have had several repro cylinders go bad with leaks from bore wear in only 12k miles.First one went about 4k.
    I think the issue is dot 5 is not as slippery and the modified, from original design...
  21. Replies
    28
    Views
    3,170

    TR2/3/3A Re: Rear shock mounting plate

    After dealing with elastic stop nuts loosening , the clunk and having to tighten the bolt rather than the nut I Put the nuts on the inside of frame with new fine thread bolts and nuts and lock...
  22. Replies
    23
    Views
    804

    TR6 Re: TR6 engine rebuild. Too tight?

    One of the nicest features of the TR3 design is easily replaceable and relaltively inexpensive cylinders.I use only cast iron rings in my vintage bike motors but cylinders are rare,softer cast iron...
  23. Replies
    23
    Views
    804

    TR6 Re: TR6 engine rebuild. Too tight?

    I agree that sound like a reasonable number.
    BTW you got me reading up on Cerakote.
    HAve fun
    Tom
  24. Replies
    23
    Views
    804

    TR6 Re: TR6 engine rebuild. Too tight?

    Did he say why he is concerned with the oil rings?
    Are you using 3 piece oil rings?
    I am also curious about the ceramic coating.Is this applied to the pistons by a company or something you applied?...
  25. Replies
    23
    Views
    804

    TR6 Re: TR6 engine rebuild. Too tight?

    I dont understand your mechanics method.The oil ring has the least tension so why would you leave off the compression rings.Maybe I am misunderstanding but I think you are wanting to measure the...
Results 1 to 25 of 843
Page 1 of 34 1 2 3 4