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    TR6 Re: More fun with Lucas

    Good suggestions. Thanks for your input. It will be a few weeks before we can get together to try some alternatives but I will file a report on our successes.

    Ceedub
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    TR6 More fun with Lucas

    As we complete our resto on a '74 TR6, we again having fun with the electrics. This time we are unable to get the hazard lights working and therefore unable to get the signals working. When we pull...
  3. Thread: Wiring problem

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    TR6 Re: Wiring problem

    Well, we finally got around to testing the relay and found no problems there. But, we traced the brown wire back to the fuse box and then focused our attention on the purple wire circuit on the...
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    TR6 Wiring problem

    As part of our TR6 resto we were working to complete the wiring harness install. As soon as we touched the cable to the negative terminal we experienced a spark which suggested that somewhere we...
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    TR6 TR6 Overdrive Wiring.

    We spent the day following the schematic diagram on my 1974 TR6; . We believe we did a pretty good job but we have a problem. On the schematic it shows that there is one yellow and green wire...
  6. Thread: Lower A-arms

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    TR6 Re: Lower A-arms

    Thanks everyone. I think he has it correct and the ebay pics were perfect for peace of mind.
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    TR6 Re: Lower A-arms

    There does not appear to be any markings on any of them. Still wondering, Sassamon, how you tell the front from the rear piece?
  8. Thread: Lower A-arms

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    TR6 Lower A-arms

    I am helping a friend with the assembly of his refurbished front suspension on his TR6. He's not sure if he got the lower A-arms in the correct position. I have done a little reading to find that...
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    TR6 Leaky brake caliper

    I replaced a leaky brake caliper and the other side at the same time even though it did not appear to be leaking. Both sets of pads look nearly new but the pads on the leaky side were dampened by...
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    TR6 Brake servo leaking

    I have noticed the M/C losing fluid lately. I have found that the back of the brake servo is wet with brake fluid. I have about 1000 miles on a new M/C but have been using an unknown booster that...
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    TR6 Fuel evaporating?

    If I leave my TR6 for a week or two without running, it is very hard to start. I am noticing that the fuel filter is just about empty after this time. Priming the pump with the little lever on the...
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    TR6 Re: Fuel gauge mystery

    I think I have found the problem. I decided to take the fuel gauge out to see where the ground fault might be. I pulled the green/black wire from the gauge and it still went to full. So the only...
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    TR6 Re: Fuel gauge mystery

    Marv, if the fuse was US wouldn't both gauges fail? Elliot, the wires on the sender are enclosed so not grounding and the sender is new and I can see that it is floating.
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    TR6 Fuel gauge mystery

    After both my fuel gauge and temp gauge quit, I replaced the regulator. The temp gauge came alive but the fuel gauge has either worked OK one day, not worked at all ( reading empty )another day or...
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    TR6 Re: Carb float chambers

    Thanks for the tips folks. I did put a carb kit in with the restoration so the O-ring is new. Can't see or feel any leaks around the pump. I will give the soda straw a go to see if there really is...
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    TR6 Carb float chambers

    Finally got my '72 TR6 on the road after three and a half years of a frame off resto. One thing that I am noticing is the number of cranks required to start the motor after the car has been sitting...
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    TR6 Door Panel Install

    I can't seem to get the new door panel clips to snap into the holes. The panels are Moss and so are the clips. The clips aren't long enough. The problem seems to be the piping that is stapled...
  18. Thread: Brake problem

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    TR6 Re: Brake problem

    We did not hone the MC but upon taking it apart and more careful inspection we could see that the deepest part of the bore was a little chewed up as if someone had tried to hone it and was not too...
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    TR6 Re: Brake problem

    Hi Wayne,
    We did lock up the rears with no luck. We are thinking that the MC may have been bored out and thus the new secondary piston seal is not working as it should. Instead of fluid being...
  20. Thread: Brake problem

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    TR6 Brake problem

    We are having an issue with our new brake system. We have excessive brake pedal travel with little rear braking. The front brakes seem to be working OK. We have noticed that when the pedal is...
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    TR6 Re: TR6 with dot 5 brake fluid

    Thank you all for your comments. I am more satisfied that Dot 5 is OK for my car. I have purchased a couple of rebuild kits for the MC's and some brake line to redo a couple of flares. I will...
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    TR6 Re: TR6 with dot 5 brake fluid

    I have found a couple of connector leaks which tightening does not seem to help. I guess the flaring is not good. I found a leak in the pressure warning switch so I guess a new switch is in order...
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    TR6 TR6 with dot 5 brake fluid

    So I have just filled my brake system with dot 5 silicone brake fluid. This system has all new brake lines and flushed and cleaned fairly new brake cylinders. My issue is this: When I apply the...
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    TR6 Re: 1973 TR6 strombergs

    I understand that 20 wt electric motor oil like 3-in1 oil is appropriate.
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    TR6 Door checkstrap racket

    I decided to install new door checkstraps as part of my resto of a '72 TR6. Now, as I close the door and the checkstrap completes its travel over the spring clip, there is a terrific bang as (I...
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