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    Re: Ignition advance weights - how to lube?

    Lubing the spindle as John described above is the most routine maintenance for the advance mechanism. Oil applied to/around the center screw wicks down and allows the top half of the spindle to move...
  2. General TR Re: Randall Young "Tr3driver" Update, Wish Him Well

    I will add Randall to my prayers.
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    Re: PT deck protection?

    Opportune timing.

    Our house has a small brick patio that is rather useless and settling after 35 years. I want to replace it with a slightly larger deck. I thought I wanted Trex but a friend...
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    Re: change a MP4 file to a jpg ?

    I thought MP4s are audio files while JPG are images/pictures. Is that correct? Are you trying to extract a picture from an audio file?

    If so, how about playing the MP4 on your device (presumably...
  5. Thread: Oil leaks

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    Re: Oil leaks

    I am glad it worked for you. Thanks for posting the update.
  6. Thread: Oil leaks

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    Re: Oil leaks

    In the method I wrote about, the grease is used like a thin film glue and release agent. If I used some other assembly method I would not use the grease.
  7. Re: Distributor to Spark Plug lead wire continuity

    I tried zooming in to see which meter you are using but couldn't tell. Based on similar models, it looks like you have the knob turned to continuity (buzz) and diode check. The continuity function...
  8. Thread: Oil leaks

    by dklawson
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    Re: Oil leaks

    I have posted the following information before so I'll try and be succinct as possible.

    Assume the valve cover and tappet covers are somewhat warped. Look for the twists and warps and flatten...
  9. TR4/4A Re: Voltage Stabalizer and Fuel Gauge Readings

    Karl, I have three background questions.
    1) Why did you decide to install a new voltage stabilizer?
    2) When did the fuel gauge last read correctly for you?
    3) Assuming the temperature gauge is...
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    Re: Chain Saw Thoughts/Ideas?

    On your initial and subsequent jobs was the tree man getting nice hardwoods and agreeing to take them away as scrap?

    My trees are pines and Bradford Pears. I've been charged over $500 to trim a...
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    Re: Cranky but not cranking

    +1 to the comments above.

    I also suggest that you test the solenoid to determine if its contact are damaged or dirty. With the car in neutral, jumper across the two threaded posts on the...
  12. Re: What to do for coil bracket on upgraded generator?

    Thanks!

    I used to have storage space through Earthlink (my ISP). They took that away and I started using the Google site. I don't remember how I opened and set up that page. It has always...
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    Re: Chain Saw Thoughts/Ideas?

    Stihl is very good. Our family has also had good experiences with Echo.

    I hate 2-cycle stuff but it has its place. For your sanity, add the oil to fuel in the right ratio and if you can find it...
  14. Re: What to do for coil bracket on upgraded generator?

    If you want to fabricate something, take a look at the file in the folder linked below.
    https://sites.google.com/site/purlawson/home/pictures
    In that folder look for the file named...
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    TR6 Re: TR6 Only starts when being jumped

    Sounds just like the problem I mentioned in my last post. Corrosion can hide in many places!

    I'm glad you got it figured out!
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    TR6 Re: TR6 Only starts when being jumped

    Clean and inspect the main battery cables and their terminals. Since the battery is new and you said it was charged to 12.6V, look for problems with those main cables and their connections. If...
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    Re: Tonight's job - sewing machines.

    Fantastic! I'm glad you found a solution!
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    Re: what's this tool?

    Those are known as toggle clamps, plier clamps, or toggle pliers.

    I have seen them used before in welding shops. They are still available new (see links below). I suspect the design pre-dates...
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    Re: Tonight's job - sewing machines.

    Really? ! Wow! It was just a few months ago that someone on this board was looking for a USB connected external 5.25" floppy drive. I remember everyone who posted said they were unable to find...
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    Re: Tonight's job - sewing machines.

    It is sad to see your Viking "go to pieces". At least you have some good plans for it.

    We have two machines at the moment. A disassembled Singer treadle-type (grandmother-in-law's), and a...
  21. Thread: Hex Nut 2BA?

    by dklawson
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    Re: Hex Nut 2BA?

    As above, Britishfasteners.com for the real part... and BA taps and dies.
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    GT6 Re: Wiper Motor problem and time capsule

    I found a document that should be much more helpful than what I posted initially. See the PDF linked below.
    https://www.thorden.dk/Teknik/two-speed.pdf
    This was written for Lotus owners converting...
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    GT6 Re: Wiper Motor problem and time capsule

    I tried looking at the pinout (second picture you attached). I cannot read it. Can you post a larger or clearer picture of it?

    Dan Masters put together a couple of documents and drawings of the...
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    GT6 Re: Wiper Motor problem and time capsule

    Deleted. Somehow duplicated my post.
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    Re: Three Hydrolastic cars and MGB's

    Seattle? Do you happen to know Chuck Heleker?
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