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  1. Thread: starter motor

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    TR2/3/3A Re: starter motor

    i took the starter down to the repair place today, and they said it had some issues. its done, and i'm picking it up in the morning. plus i am getting the proper solenoid and will be using nice...
  2. Thread: starter motor

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    TR2/3/3A Re: starter motor

    its the right engine. the ring gear is bolted in. the engine # is 52407. but you folks have probably identified the problem. the wiring on this car is gone; it had a fire right around the fuse...
  3. Thread: starter motor

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    TR2/3/3A starter motor

    i recently acquired a mid 59 TR3a. the engine spins nicely without plugs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JohmGGe7HSo (note this is done via the starter motor; it is not running)

    but when i...
  4. Thread: part needed

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    TR6 Re: part needed

    wow. thanks for finding that. looks like they make a bunch of different sockets. thank you!!
  5. Thread: part needed

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    TR6 part needed

    Hi, folks.

    We are restoring a 74 TR6; the rear side lamps were rusted to dust on both sides.

    moss part 544-260 bulb holder side marker, listed as NLA.

    Can anyone help us out here?
    ...
  6. MGB Re: early transmission vs od transmission for 3 main engine

    thank you very much for your response!
  7. MGB Re: early transmission vs od transmission for 3 main engine

    that's the only difference????? thanks!
  8. MGB early transmission vs od transmission for 3 main engine

    i just purchased an overdrive from an early mg. it does not have a shift lever. moss lists one for the od and one for the regular unit. my mg mechanic says they are interchangeable.

    anyone have...
  9. Thread: TR6 shock links

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    TR6 Re: TR6 shock links

    good to know. thank you!
  10. Thread: TR6 shock links

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    TR6 Re: TR6 shock links

    they were replaced in august of 2013. that's not that long.
  11. Thread: TR6 shock links

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    TR6 TR6 shock links

    car has heavy duty lever shocks and lots of Goodparts suspension and engine mods and really, really sticky tires on wider wheels.

    i broke a shock link and i'm wondering - is it stress due to the...
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    TR4/4A Re: TR4 front and rear suspension

    thank you. last night i made a lot of progress on the front drivers side shock. most of it came off pretty easily. hope to make more progress today.
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    TR4/4A Re: TR4 front and rear suspension

    thank you! i kind of thought they were overkill for that car. but i think they are period accessories so they will stay.
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    TR4/4A Re: TR4 front and rear suspension

    back to the front assembly - i have to remove all this to get the shocks out? i'm ok without worrying about the springs? the trunnions hold all that together?...
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    TR4/4A Re: TR4 front and rear suspension

    OK. i have some pictures. here are some links:
    https://www.ranteer.com/davescars/tr4/P1040002.JPG
    https://www.ranteer.com/davescars/tr4/P1040003.JPG...
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    TR4/4A Re: TR4 front and rear suspension

    will post photos tonight of rear suspension
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    TR4/4A TR4 front and rear suspension

    i have an early TR4. i need to replace the front shocks and the rear lever shocks. it looks like the front shocks just unbolt? is it as easy as it looks? i'm assuming you don't have to tear into...
  18. Thread: brake calipers

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    TR6 Re: brake calipers

    i am ordering a set from TSI, and they require i return the exact same core. Ted also said "The other indicator is size of hole in caliper for pin that retains pads. 16P caliper uses a pin that is...
  19. Thread: brake calipers

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    TR6 brake calipers

    i need to replace the front brake calipers on my tr6. i know its not an m16 because the bleed nipples are SAE, not metric. but i can't tell if its 16P or 16PB. i've attached two pictures. i think...
  20. Thread: need carb parts

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    TR6 need carb parts

    i have a triple carb ZS setup, and i decided it was finally time to get the triple choke cable. only problem is I am missing a couple of critical components.

    see:...
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    MGA wire wheel space saver spare

    thought i remembered seeing a place where you could buy a wire wheel hub that had been welded into a space saver spare. anyone know where i can get one?
    56 MGA w/wire wheels
    thanks!
  22. MGA Re: 1956 MGA negative ground, True Spark Ignition distributor

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  23. MGA 1956 MGA negative ground, True Spark Ignition distributor

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    TR6 Re: life of TR6 hydraulics

    thank you!
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    TR6 Re: life of TR6 hydraulics

    ok. i guess its time to rebuild/replace. any reason to do one over the other? the difference in price between the kits and the items does not seem that much.
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