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  1. Re: Resistor type vs non-resistor type spark plugs for 100-6

    what is the issue with Pertronix and resistor Plugs??
  2. Re: Does anyone still make or sell a quality condenser?

    I have the distributor doctor bits on my BE, so far no issues
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    TR4/4A Re: Self locking bolts question

    I am not a TR guy, would someone tell me how self locking bolts work. I have never come across these except with a nylon tit embedded in the threads. I doubt that this was done in the 1950/60ies.
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    Re: Fibreglass bonnet washer fittings

    OK understand MOT, the washers are on the cowl on my 60 BE. The hose goes from the bottle to the manual pump, has not worked in years, to under the cowl to the washer nozzles.
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    Re: Fibreglass bonnet washer fittings

    You are using a fiberglass bonnet for hill climbing, why are you worried about the washer nozzles???
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    Re: 948 convert to 1275 info

    Regarding Tach, just use the generator from the 948 engine. Same generator except for the tach drive back plate.
  7. Re: Question on 100M front brake cylinder

    I cannot be positive on this but I assume that the brake cylinders are matched to the master cylinder bore.
  8. Re: Intake / exhaust manifold gasket install goop?

    I have never used any sort of sealant on the manifold gaskets. Multiple builds and blownb head gaskets on FP car never had any leaks with a dry gasket.
    Lots of copper spray on head gasket though.
  9. Re: 948 Cylinder Block Studs - Sequence on Cylinder Block

    the 4 long studs go through the rocker shaft the 5 short only through the head.
    Easy to see 4 on one side and 5 on other.
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    Re: Master Cylinder Rebuild Help Please

    If my memory is correct, the edges of the two cups face the direction of motion of the piston when you apply the brakes. If that is to the right side of the pic of the shop manual then you got it...
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    Spitfire Re: 20-50 oil says run in car manuel

    20 viscosity when cold 50 when hot
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    Re: Radiators , fans etc

    I used a rabbit diesel radiator in my FP car. They take a but of work to fit but do work very well and are reasonably inexpensive.
    Other guys used standard shape rads with extra rows with no problem
  13. TR4/4A Re: GROSE-JET or Viton-tip for SU HS6 carbs?

    Have gone back and forth on Street car HS2s with Viton and Gross jets and have not found any difference. Gross jets are 20 plus years old and work well. I have an alternate cover set up (fancy AN...
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    Re: Gearbox front cover seal

    I put this seal in the front cover about 20 years ago. I just happen to have a spare in my transmission spares box.
    I cross referenced some seal numbers and bought the seal form CARQUEST.
    The box...
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    Re: Vacuum Line on a 948

    I thought it was the opposite. Threaded end on distributor and rubber connection to carbs. My H1 carbs are in a box somewhere so cannot be sure
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    Re: Carpet going in the bugeye

    What is the paint color??? It looks great
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    Re: Datsun 2000

    The orig 1600 roadster was sesigned to go up against the MGB market. The larger engined 2000 was probably to compete against the TR products in the late 60 and early 1970s.
    The 2000 could be made...
  18. TR2/3/3A Re: When to use R (Rich) needles in my SU's?

    Then why are there so many SU needles, over 100. The needle has to be correct for the specific setup. Dropping the jet may richen the mixture a bit but if it is the wrong needle then the mixture...
  19. TR2/3/3A Re: When to use R (Rich) needles in my SU's?

    Regarding using the adjusting nut to provide a rich or leean mixture, this only applies to the mixture at idle. The SU needle has 10 different taper positions on it and the last 4 positions are what...
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    Re: Exhaust Manifold Flange Stud

    As AJ said, Stud extractor and a lot of penetrating oil, PB Blaster is good. They also make reverse drills for stud extraction
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    Re: Steering Column Installation

    I have one sitting against the wall. May be MKII but the clamp is still on it. The steering wheel end has a small rolled indent about 3 inch from the end. I cannot see a taper on it or the one in...
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    Re: AH 3000 rear disc brake conversion

    My pointr egarding the rear brake conversion is that the drum brakes are probably sufficient and the dollars should be spent on improving the front brakes.
    I am guessing that the fronts do 85-90%...
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    Re: AH 3000 rear disc brake conversion

    Cpnsidering the nose heavy condition upgrading the front is the place to spend your money. The rear brakes probably do not do a lot of the braking. Adding a lot of braking to the rear and not...
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    T-Series Re: Bent Push Rods

    This maybe a dumb question but have you figured out the source of the carbon buildup on the valves that held them open and bent the pushrods??
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    Re: 100 vs 100/6

    A friend of mine has a 100-4 BN1 for sale. Factory installed Lemans Package. Just finished resto on it. second owner
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