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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...
  3. 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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  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  14. 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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    Re: LBCs at 2019 Mitty @ Road Atlanta

    Dougie,
    My wife and I attended a Father's day vintage race at Mid Ohio about 12-14 years ago and witnessed a group of Aussies and Kiwis touring and racing their big Healeys. it was truly a sight and...
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    TR2/3/3A Loose Lift the Dot Stud

    Greetings,
    The LTD Stud pictured below is lose on my TR3.
    Is there a nut behind it or another way of tightening?
    Do I have to remove the interior panel to get to the back of it?
    Thanks.

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    TR2/3/3A Re: Routing the OD speedo cable

    Steve,
    At rest, my clutch pedal sits 1.25" higher than the brake pedal and the brake pedal sits 3" above the accelerator pedal. The clutch does not start to engage (have any resistance) until you...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Routing the OD speedo cable

    Steve,
    My apologies for not responding to your request. I just did the same thing on my 3 when I switched from an angle drive with short cable to the long cable. I used an old thread that Randall...
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    Re: Sumitomo 13 inch Tires

    Rut,
    You're showing your age. I, too, had a set of A008Rs on a 1981 911SC way before an R rating meant anything. Those were in the top three of street performance tires I've ever owned. I broke...
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    LBCs at 2019 Mitty @ Road Atlanta

    I attended the 2019 Mitty with some old friends from the 6Pack Forum. I hadn't attended the event since 2012. Meeting old and new friends was great. RA has actually provided hot water to some of...
  21. Thread: Free TR6?

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    TR6 Re: Free TR6?

    That's in Poolboy land!
  22. LBC's at Amelia Island Cars & Coffee 2019 - 3

    A couple cars from the Concours de Lemons snuck in at the end!5812858129

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  23. LBC's at Amelia Island Cars & Coffee 2019 - 2

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  24. LBC's at Amelia Island Cars & Coffee 2019 - 1

    For a third year, I've had the opportunity to work a Porsche driving event associated with the Ameilia Island Concours. Timing worked out for me to attend Cars & Coffee on Saturday morning. ...
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    Re: Worrying News About BCF Member Judow...

    Judy, Doug, and Family,
    You are all in our thoughts and prayers for a quick and complete recovery!
    Jim & Linda
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