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    General TR Re: Wood rimmed steering wheels

    596575Made my own from scratch because I wanted a better match to the other wood trim. A lot more work but am glad I did it.

    Biggest mistake was keeping the 205 70 15 tires biggest improvement was...
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    TR6 Re: New headlights

    I did get the new lights aimed and was going to take the TR6 to tonight's MBCG club meeting but this afternoon we are getting a late season snow storm. Could use a little more global warming! :angel2:
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    TR6 Re: New headlights

    Hi Randall,
    After they removed and replaced the lens in both eyes I still had trouble seeing at night with oncoming cars to the point that Shirley (my wife) had to do all the night driving. I went...
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    TR6 Re: New headlights

    Randall, I was getting so I could not drive at night because of glare. Ended up having cataract surgery and the lens replaced. Still had trouble and ended up having the cataracts on the inside...
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    TR6 Re: New headlights

    Bob, I just installed a pair of them yesterday (4/5/19) afternoon and they are bright! In fact so bright that I don't want to drive at night until I check the aim.
    I do have relays mounted near the...
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    GT6 Re: Triumph GT6, basic work estimates

    This is the '67 GT6 I purchased new in early 1968. I rebuilt the transmission 2x over the years I owned it. The local tech college rebuilt the diff. once. Even though I drove it very hard it stood up...
  7. General Tech Re: Rebuilding the Engine--a few practice pointers (for me)

    :applause: WTG Randall! Just because your mic or caliper has all those little numbers does not mean either you or the tool you are using has the capability to measure to that dimension. Calipers are...
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    GT6 Re: GT6 Getting Some Recognition

    In the early spring of 68, in moment of weakness, I traded my 64 TR4 for a new 67 GT6.
    BTW; the beautiful blonde that took the photo of me and the GT6 became my bride in November of that year 50...
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    General TR Re: Formula for a Quickie Divorce

    Having restored a Midget and a TR6 both in much better shape to start with it looks like this jumble of parts is at least 10 times what it worth. I paid $800 for the Midget and it turned out to be...
  10. Thread: Dumbest DPO

    by tomshobby
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    General TR Re: Dumbest DPO

    When I purchase a car I figure it is my responsibility to inspect it and once I have paid for it there is only myself to blame for problems. So that makes me the Dumb Present Owner. :encouragement:
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    TR4/4A Re: Bad news on my TR4

    I did both of these restorations in my single car garage. The Midget was first and was a ground up restoration. Including repairing rear collision damage. The TR6 included repairing damage from...
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    TR6 Re: New headlights

    Probably true Ken. I also had them on for the entire trip and have the Victoria British relays in my car.
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    General TR Re: Ethanol free gas

    Here in Wisconsin we have a chain of stores called Kwik Trip. They have premium gas that is ethanol free. We kept a log of gas stats each time we filled up for about 2 years. It turned out the non...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: 83 to 87mm Piston Considerations

    I installed 87mm liners and pistons in my 64 tr4. It still my favorite car ever.

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    TR6 Re: New headlights

    Ken, I had terrible luck with a pair of those same headlights. Put in a new pair and took a drive to Oklahoma one weekend about 10 years ago and when I got home found both low beams burned out....
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    Off Topic Re: welding fumes

    I worked in a large fabrication shop. When the welders worked in confined areas they wore hoods that had fresh air piped in. Since I ran the machine shop I don't know any details of the system,
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    General Tech Re: Any good ideas for removing liners?

    I purchased a new 64 TR4 in the spring of 65. and replaced the pistons and liners I don't remember any trouble removing the liners probably because of the age of the car at the time so this would not...
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    Re: vented gas caps?

    I drilled a 1/16" hole from underneath but not through the outside of the cap. Been working fine for the last 2 years.
  19. Re: Hello again. I have a 1978 Triumph spitfire.

    The electrical part of the switch is a white plastic wafer about 5/16" thick in the end of the metal housing opposite the keyed end. It is held in place by a very small screw. Call The Roadster...
  20. Thread: Bent pushrod

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    TR4/4A Re: Bent pushrod

    Hi Ken, I couldn't remember all the details and hoped you would weigh-in.
  21. Thread: Bent pushrod

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    TR4/4A Re: Bent pushrod

    Sounds like your valve train is binding. Find someone that knows what they are doing and have them check it. Poolboy had this happen with his after a rebuild. Turned out to be spring bind if I...
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    Re: Well I am happy - car show Happy

    I was also happy winning stock class at an an American show with my Midget being the only British in the stock class.

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    TR6 Re: Triumph TR6 Windshield seal on ragtop

    When recently installing mine I had the same problem. I used a pliers to fold one side back and that made it easy to install that side and then using a flat punch I could easily and quick fold that...
  24. TR6 Re: 1976 TR6 - Can Rubber Guards be Removed from Bumpers?

    As already stated the front left the holes which I left for possible future driving lights. The rear brackets are perfect for a mounting place for a trailer hitch. When I installed them after...
  25. TR6 Re: 1976 TR6 - Can Rubber Guards be Removed from Bumpers?

    As already stated the front left the holes which I left for possible future driving lights. The rear brackets are perfect for a mounting place for a trailer hitch. When I installed them after...
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