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    TR6 Re: Front brakes won't release

    I found taking my foot off the brake pedal helps.
  2. Thread: Fuel issues

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    TR6 Re: Fuel issues

    Thanks guys going to check it out. ThanksTR3 driver about the pictures postings they did look similar too funny.
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    TR6 Fuel issues

    Hi I replaced my fuel pump and prime it I was getting gas to the carbs. The engine started strong idle great rev it up perfect. I went to take a test drive once it got a load on the motor is started...
  4. Thread: Fuel pump

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    TR6 Re: Fuel pump

    Thanks guys, I going to run a die over the threads to clean them up. Get some new nuts and give it a try.
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    TR6 Fuel pump

    Ok, I would like to know the right way to remove the fuel pump? I spent about 2hrs and some cut knuckles trying to remove those 2 nuts. Also I would like to post a photo of the pump how can I do...
  6. Thread: Starting

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    TR6 Re: Starting

    I agree Poolboy, I must of ruffled TOC feathers seems like he can't let it go. With all the help I got from everybody else is great! The 6 is up and running problem solved. Thanks TOC for trying to...
  7. Thread: Starting

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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Morning I just finished swapping out the Gross jets to the plunger type. You were right Poolboy they cleaned up nice with WD-40. I put the carbs back on and it fired up. I can't believe it was the...
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Thanks I will double check that.
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Funny? How about rereading the earlier post or maybe you have ADHD!I posted it was running fine up until it started to smoke excessively. That's when I decided to do the head and rings. I think the...
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Ok thanks hopefully tomorrow I have better results
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Thanks again it's getting late first thing tomorrow to be on the safe side I'm going to swap out the Grose jets and clean up the plunger ones as you suggested. I should see some gas residual on the...
  12. Thread: Starting

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    TR6 Re: Starting

    No I never messed with the needle. It's at the same setting as when it was running good. I guess I should go back to the plunger type I have. It seemed to stick when I was checking it out so I had...
  13. Thread: Starting

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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Yes I changed the needle valve to the ball type valve the ones in there were the straight needle that seemed to be sticking. I did set the float around .670 height. Do you think I need to set it at a...
  14. Thread: Starting

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    TR6 Re: Starting

    I checked for spark had spark it actually caught and ran for a bit then stalled. I pulled a plug and didn't see any gas on it.
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    OK I checked out the spark really couldn't see it but the motor did turn over and actually started for a bit then stalled. I pulled a plug didn't see any gas on it though?
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Will do.
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Ok Poolboy, I am going to try that I'll definitely get back with the findings. Thanks for helping me trying to figure this out.
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Should I start with points and get new ones
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Yes I did adjust the valve clearances to spec.
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Hi I just went out and tried the starting fluid.i did lift the air valve and sprayed. It did not even cough like it wanted to start?
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Ok will do Thanks
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    It was running fine last fall but started to smoke like crazy,. I removed the head and had it rebuilt. The valve guides were shot about .015-.020 slop. Then I decided to replace the rings and...
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    TR6 Re: Starting

    Thanks I'll check that out tomorrow. Good idea
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    TR6 Starting

    Hi I need some help trouble shooting a starting problem. The car was running fine. Now it turns over but will not start. It is getting gas to the carbs. How can I check if it's getting spark. Thanks
  25. Thread: carbs

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    TR6 Re: carbs

    Thanks going to try that tomorrow. It's just a pain, I am using needle nose pliers to try and get them started. What an ordeal. Thanks
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