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  1. TR2/3/3A Re: Upper Fulcrum Orientation On TR3A with Late TR4 Upper Control Arms

    Thank you all for your posts, they have been most helpful!
  2. TR2/3/3A Re: Upper Fulcrum Orientation On TR3A with Late TR4 Upper Control Arms

    Thank you PeterK. I hope Randall will return to us soon and in good health. His selfless assistance on this and other sites is certainly appreciated. Get well soon Randall!!!
  3. TR2/3/3A Upper Fulcrum Orientation On TR3A with Late TR4 Upper Control Arms

    I have decided to install late TR4 upper control arms on my 58 Tr3A to replace the cracked 3A originals. I have obtained the 3 degree castor lower trunnions and the late TR4 upper ball joint. I...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: TR3A Hardtop Rear Mounting Brackets

    I hope this helps. The material is .125" thick. All three brackets are the same.
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Cracked Welds on Steering Idler Arm

    Thanks CJ. SP53, this one is nice and tight, otherwise I would have just replaced it.
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    TR2/3/3A Cracked Welds on Steering Idler Arm

    After bead blasting my steering idler arm prior to powder coating it, I happen to inspect the welds that hold the arm to the shaft and found cracks in both welds. The image provided is not of the...
  7. TR2/3/3A Steering Box Rocker Shaft Bushing Reaming

    To what size do I need to ream the new rocker shaft bushing that I am installing in my steering box to accommodate the new rocker shaft. I can't find that spec in the manual.
    Steve Baker
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Removing Wires From Stator Tube

    Well it was not a very elegant solution, but I welded a 3/32" extension bit to a length of 3/32" piano hinge material I had, chucked in the drill and just kept drilling into the wiring. I worked...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Removing Wires From Stator Tube

    Tom,
    Thanks for the link (and I did read that one before hand). That thread deals with how to pull the harness in or out. My problem is the wires are in the tube with nothing hanging out to grab...
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    TR2/3/3A Removing Wires From Stator Tube

    I have my stator tube removed from my steering shaft. I see the little Chinese handcuffs i've seen discussed here. My problem is the wiring is still in the stator tube. There's nothing to grab...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Steering Worm Gear Wear Evaluation

    Ok, thank you all for confirming what I suspected. The control head is missing from the car so the EEEEE sound must be coming from something else. I suppose Macy's garage is the go to for this if I...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Steering Worm Gear Wear Evaluation

    Here's an image of the peg. Its pretty worn, but smooth on both sides. With the damage to the worm I would have expected to see a different wear pattern on the peg.
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    TR2/3/3A Steering Worm Gear Wear Evaluation

    My 58 is a non running car at the beginning stages of restoration. The steering exhibits a noise and vibration best described as an EEEEE EEEE EEE whenever the wheel is turned. With the front...
  14. TR6 Front Brake Caliper Bracket Part Identification

    I am gathering parts to mount Toyota calipers on my TR3A. I have purchased what I hope are the correct caliper brackets (TR4A/TR6). I understand the stanpart part number I need for this mod is...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Brake Problems - Possible Solution

    Randall,
    No worries! I think what attracted me to try the Moss axle hub kit was not having to fool with shims, which I ended up fooling with anyway! It sure is nice to have the brake pedal where...
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    TR2/3/3A Brake Problems - Possible Solution

    The 1960 TR3A I have been working on exhibited excessive brake pedal travel after negotiating a corner. Much has been documented on this issue in several posts on this and other forums. The basic...
  17. Wanted WTB Late model TR6 Front Brake Caliper Brackets

    Stanpart # 133499 and 133500.

    Send PM
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    TR2/3/3A Front Inner Fender Doublers

    What is the purpose of the square doublers attached to the front inner fenders? I know the earlier cars did not have them.
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    TR2/3/3A How many miles to seat piston rings?

    Recently rebuilt engine. I'm at 500 miles and am re torquing the head. The engine runs very well with no noticeable oil consumption. I do get several drops of oil out of the road vent tube over...
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    TR4/4A Re: A type Overdrive Oil Leak Fix

    Randall,
    Thanks for the advise and the link to the manual!!! I have read the Buckeye article and will have a look a the ball lift going back together. This one is freshly overhauled and I did use...
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    TR4/4A A type Overdrive Oil Leak Fix

    I have been bench testing my A type over drive and have discovered a leak between the housing the solenoid mounts to and the case of the overdrive. Removing it looks fairly straight forward but I...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Transmission Removal Tool Thread

    Yes! Thanks.
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    TR2/3/3A Transmission Removal Tool Thread

    I have searched till my fingers hurt but I cannot find the thread that shows a picture of a clever device used to support the transmission during removal/installation. It bolts to the fire wall, has...
  24. Thread: Over drive

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    TR2/3/3A Re: Over drive

    Thank you randall!
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Over drive

    Having accomplished the OD wiring installation with the addition of the diode and the fuse holder, I am wondering what an appropriate fuse rating would be? I think in this case I'm trying to protect...
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