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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Another Differential Question

    Great looking tool Sarastro—I will remember that one.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door seal windlace

    Well that sounds like what I have planned also David. I can see the image; it is not too difficult. This time I will use some staples myself also because the last time the glue gave out after a...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door seal windlace

    Thanks John that is kinda where I am at, I cut some out of the same stuff I made the door panels with, which is a heavy card board pressed paper wood something. The original stuff at the door edge is...
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    TR2/3/3A » door seal windlace

    I was wondering if this car belongs to one of the forum guys. I ask because I wanted to know what the stuff the windlace is held on to, the black backer board.
  5. Thread: back seat bracket

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: back seat bracket

    My guess is a bracket that looks a lot like the other back seat brackets on the tub but was screwed onto the seat first then when the seat was slide back a screw was put into the tub to hold the seat...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: back seat bracket

    I hear Tropic6 I have those holes also, and I have a hard top hooked up with all the fittings on another car. This indent is dead center and has a recess for something to slide back into right at...
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    TR5/TR250 » Re: TR250 question (Not asking for a friend)

    Long shot here, but could have the battery itself internally shorted and broke contact inside causing totally failure.
  8. TR2/3/3A » Re: Can someone confirm size and thread count on fuel line tube nuts (brass fittings)

    Nice fix for that problem. I do have an original, but I could never get it off the line. Here is a picture of what I am 99.9% sure is original
  9. Thread: Car show

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Car show

    Yeh everybody loves them and has a story. Nice clean looking car Steve; a good example. My belief is the value will go up at least for a few more years. I hear the Ford model A and T have gone way...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Windscreen galss replacement

    Not only the glass comes in different thickness so do the rubber glazing strips; it depends on the vender. If the glass is stock, it is very think and you will probably need to go to a glass shop to...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: About to strat a full restoration TR2 / TR3 ?

    The early seats had square corners and the later had round. Your car probably had square. Over the years I found that putting some re-enforcement on the tracks made the seats hold up better
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Engine plate question

    Yes I believe they are flat also. There is a spot where the timing chain tensioner rides and in that area a grove is often cut. The fix is what you did with the holes in that you fill it in and grind...
  13. Thread: back seat bracket

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: back seat bracket

    Yeh I have had a few tr3s myself and none of them had a bracket. I did have the seat keep sliding out of those slots one on and drilled a couple of holes on the very lip of the back side of the seat...
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    TR2/3/3A » back seat bracket

    I noticed something I had not been aware of in that there was some kind of bracket used to hold the top part of the back seat in place; the bracket looks simple like perhaps a J shaped hook to...
  15. Thread: Liner spigot fit?

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Liner spigot fit?

    I have always been impressed how tight they fit into the block. Plus it is a difficult place to use something like WD40 because they used something to seal down there. My understanding is they used a...
  16. Thread: Rag top.

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rag top.

    Heck you live California, so maybe you will not the need the side curtains much; it is pouring here. I have an original back seat with a deep pattern but my seats and wheel wells are not as deeply...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rag top.

    Top looks like all the ones I have done. I like your seats and white piping. The project I am doing now has the white piping. The white piping sets your car off well plus the deep pattern in the...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Overdrive filter drain plug

    The O ring did the trick for me on the plug, but I have not been able to seal those selector shafts very good over the years. What did you use Graham or where did you get them?
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Body Restoration - Inner Sill Replacement

    Yes getting the sill out is a big step and project. Try and think of the body as flexing and twisting other than sliding, but yes the tub will slid also. When you stand back now, you can see that the...
  20. Thread: Rag top.

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rag top.

    I do not know about the 4 inches, and I think the ribs finally adjustment can be made later. When I set the ribs up, I open them up and then fully extent them, but leave the last rib floating and...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Body Restoration - Inner Sill Replacement

    I would go with what the manual says for now and put the all the shims in--- even the aluminum spacers. I believe 4 on each outrigger and 1 or 2 thick or thin in the front and back. The strip along...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rag top.

    That sounds about right to me. I went to leather supply store and purchased some punches to knock out the holes plus the big 3 sell a tool that fits those little holes in the snaps. I have put a few...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Oil Catch Can TR3a

    I do not have any actual experience with modifying the breather pipe; I let the breather pipe do what it does. A while back someone mentioned something about the breather pipe and its function. I was...
  24. Thread: Bi-Specticles

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Bi-Specticles

    The ones I have are the MR107C --however, I think the most common are the Lucas style and I would have probably purchased the Lucas style if I would have known about the sight earlier--- either one...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Bi-Specticles

    Hey Steve I discover this site after I paid up for some very nice almost NOS mirrors. I started looking for these mirrors because the project car I bought had them on it, and later found out they are...
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