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    TR6 Re: TR6 main bearing torque

    65 lbs. for mine, as recommended by the factory service manual.

    They haven't fallen out yet. :eeek:
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    Re: Latest (and last) Addition

    Well done, sir.

    The quad exhaust looks perfect, set between the mk1 split rear bumpers.

    FYI my wife has made it clear that if we ever divorce, she's keeping the car. She loves riding around in...
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    Re: Strange clunking noise

    Lots of good suggestions so far. Here's one that's a little more far-fetched:

    If your differential's pinion gear has started backing away from the crown gear for any reason, you will get a clunk...
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    TR6 Re: TR 6 Body tub Removal

    It's "only" 27 bolts (or thereabouts) but some of them will be tough to pull. Don't worry if you break a couple; they are easy to drill out and re-tap after you take everything apart. All of the...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: TR3 hub cap tool

    I use a small Stanley "Wonderbar". I looked up a link for it:

    Stanley Pry & Claw Bars

    Who knew there were so many different ways to pry things from other things?

    Mine is an older version of...
  6. Re: What Size Tire is Ideal for a 15" X 5.5" Wheel?

    Secret to a long and healthy life: always spend more than you can afford on tires, brakes, and your wife's birthday.
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    TR6 Re: TR3 hubcaps on TR6 wheels on a TR3

    Well, I don't think it helps, but here's a gratuitous image of my TR250 wheels with TR3/TR4 hub caps.

    https://www.thebritbox.com/New%20TR250/Triumph%20TR250-non-stock-hubcaps.jpg

    They just...
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    Re: I need a GOOD fitting trans tunnel

    I don't think I would use DynaMat. It's fine for acoustical damping but overpriced and probably not as efficient for thermal isolation. A lot of heat comes up through there and will grill your right...
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    Re: Bristol Cars finds a new owner!

    An electric Bristol is better than no Bristol at all!
  10. Thread: An MG actually

    by BritBox
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    Re: An MG actually

    "A MUST FOR A SERIOUS MG COLLECTOR BECAUSE I BELEIVE THAT IT IS THE ONLY ONE IN NORTH AMERICA!"

    Well, not as of a few years ago. Scroll halfway down this page: British Car Day '05 Pg. 2

    I...
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    Re: ZS Carb Identification

    Ooops, there's your carb manual, right there in the image. Sorry.
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    Re: ZS Carb Identification

    They might not be intended for <span style="font-style: italic">any </span>Triumph.

    Jaguar, Vauxhall, Saab, and Volvo also used the ZS 175CD at various times.

    I didn't see a reference to that...
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    Re: Spring is in the air

    Lovely pair of driving machines, Paul.

    Cheers to having choices!
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    Re: Parts rant! Part II

    Andrew, when the Sun eventually cools and the world ends, all that will remain is cockroaches, POR-15 under my fingernails, and British nyloc nuts.
  15. Thread: almost done

    by BritBox
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    Re: almost done

    You have a hot, sexy body. :whistle:

    Seriously, the TR4A looks great. And what nice weather in which to do that fine work!
  16. Thread: AC fuel pump

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    Re: AC fuel pump

    Thanks for posting the great images, Paul. Brings back memories.

    When my TR250 "found" me back in 1996, a fuel pump overhaul was the first repair on it I attempted. I think I got my kit from TRF....
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    TR6 Re: DIY TR-6 frame repair feasibility-

    The Bentley manual includes very detailed frame alignment info on pages 428 and 429, including "checking for twist", "checking for squareness", and a comprehensive table of dimensional specifications.
  18. Thread: car ramps

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    Re: car ramps

    +1 on the Rhino Ramps. I've had a pair for nearly ten years and they've supported much heavier cars than my LBC. It takes a little while to wrap your brain around the idea of working underneath a car...
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    Re: turned 90 today.

    Congratulations!

    When the list of scheduled maintenance ends, you no longer have to service your car.

    Likewise, when I run out of checks, I'm finished paying bills! :eeek: :eeek: :eeek:
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    MGB Re: Shop manuals for the MGB

    Besides the aforementioned Haynes and Bentley manuals, the Autobook manuals are handy. They are smaller than a Haynes but reasonably complete and well written.

    Autobook manuals are known for...
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    Re: Stromberg Carbs Overflowing

    A couple of things to think about:

    When the carbs were rebuilt, were new throttle shafts installed? If the old ones are worn you might get some leakage there, although it's usually a vacuum issue....
  22. Thread: For Andy

    by BritBox
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    Re: For Andy

    If it's still sitting outside on a trailer, I hope somebody rolls up that little gem's windows.
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    Re: Why I am selling my Triumph

    I wonder how many babies have been conceived as a method of avoiding those ugly bumper over-riders.
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    Re: How old is the average Triumph nut on the foru

    Most of you are very, very old.

    I'm 48 but I look 47.
  25. Thread: what a shame

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    Re: what a shame

    But, it seemed like a good idea at the time!

    If the auction ends at the price where it began, there could be some useful body and glass parts for someone with an "unimproved" Rover.

    What a...
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