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    TR2/3/3A Re: The timing mark on the crank pulley....

    Even if you had a bunch of marks on the damper like a TR6 indicating theoretical degrees that #1 piston is from Top Dead Center, you'll see that the word "nominal" is used in this Haynes manual ...
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    TR6 Re: A lot has happened. Update on my project

    "you've come a long way, baby"...
  3. Thread: PDWA Issue

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    TR6 Re: PDWA Issue

    Trace back the hydraulic line from the PDWA to the Master Cylinder.
    The forward line on the M/C is for the Rear brakes...Knowing that might help you determine to which end of the PDWA the shuttle...
  4. TR6 Re: Corona boredom relief - Steering Wheel Bushings

    I retired 20 years ago. Just before I did, I had a talk with a fellow who had a few retirement years under his belt....I'll never forget a phrase he used "Too Much Togetherness".....it happens...
  5. TR6 Re: Corona boredom relief - Steering Wheel Bushings

    A lot of people now are getting a taste of what retirement might be like
  6. TR2/3/3A Re: The flexing front spindle and no brakes syndrome?

    I don't know if these fit anything other than the 6 or 250, but HP660 solved that problem.
    http://trf.zeni.net/TR6-TR250GB/index.php?menu=A&page=191
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    TR6 Re: High Compression in One Cylinder

    When it comes to carbon build up on valves affecting compression, it's going to depend on where it's located....On the face,the combustion chamber side the decrease in combustion chamber volume can...
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    TR6 Re: Looking for Oil Filler Cap TR4/TR6

    If you have a stock valve cover, even if it's been chrome plated, the radiator cap for the stock radiator fit.
    Spitfire caps work too...
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    TR6 Re: High Compression in One Cylinder

    .The air valve would have to open to obtain WOT; but think twice about propping it up with something...
    Regardless, there should be enough getting air sucked in to build compression without a real...
  10. Thread: Quiet

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    TR2/3/3A Re: Quiet

    If it's to be under the carpet, this material serves 3 purposes....padding, sound proofing, heat insulation.
    Part # 15-027
    http://www.victoriabritish.com/icatalog/tc/full.aspx?Page=54
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    TR2/3/3A Re: How many miles to seat piston rings?

    I did a series of compression test. Do one now at 500 miles; then do another at 1000....continue on at intervals of your choice if you want.
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    TR2/3/3A Re: problem just rebuilt SU carbs

    I was taking to Joe today. He was asking for feedback or reports on some of his components so I bet he'd be interested in what you have to say.
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    TR2/3/3A Re: problem just rebuilt SU carbs

    See if Joe has any tips for you.
  14. Thread: Smoke Testing

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    Spitfire Re: Smoke Testing

    When I had it done at a technical college..they stuck the smoke into the tail pipe...It takes awhile, but smoke will circulate into the engine thru which ever exhaust valves have openings.
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    TR2/3/3A Re: When to use R (Rich) needles in my SU's?

    There may be no perfect needle profile for all driving conditions and engine modifications, but which ever you choose to try out there will be an adjustment range available to you...
    .My suggestion...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: When to use R (Rich) needles in my SU's?

    It changes the mixture ( the annular space between needle and jet) thru out the entire range of the air valve movement.
    Putting it another way, if the jet is lowered, the annular space will be...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: When to use R (Rich) needles in my SU's?

    You have 2 carbs and just one oxygen sensor ?
    How do you know the carbs are mixing equally ?
  18. Thread: Smoke Testing

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    Spitfire Re: Smoke Testing

    There should be something on YouTube, if the specific car doesn't matter.
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    TR6 Re: Brake Pressure Problem

    What's normal is "feeling" the brake pedal drop a bit when the engine first starts up and after a pump or two "feeling" the pedal rise a bit when the engine dies..
    "feeling" meaning resting, not...
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    TR4/4A Re: LBCs, whatcha gonna do?

    Flexibility...that's the biggie and what a lot of us have trouble maintaining...if it wouldn't be for that and arthritis getting old wouldn't be so bad.
    Rut, maybe keep one to piddle with and sell...
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    GT6 Re: Replacement body panels

    Are they described as "BMH" panels ?
  22. Thread: Front shocks

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    TR6 Re: Front shocks

    There's these:
    https://www.bpnorthwest.com/shock-absorber-gas-front-tr4a-tr6.html
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    TR6 Re: Looser steering & brake pull

    86...well,:bow: you done good making it this far. I hope to do as well.
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    TR6 Re: 110A Alternator

    What year ? Is there an Ammeter or Voltmeter in your dash instrument cluster ?
  25. Thread: wider tires

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    TR6 Re: wider tires

    Whatever tires you install, you'll get used to them in short order and the feeling will be normal.
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