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  1. Thread: New Guy

    by DavidApp
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    Re: New Guy

    Hello Carver

    Welcome to the forum.

    That is a great find.

    The AH section will be a great help on your way to back to it being a driver.

    David
  2. Re: New member and proud (gulp) new owner of 1973 Triumph TR6

    Looking good.
    A very detailed setup.

    You will get good advice if you post this in the Triumph section. I am sure others have been through the same exercise.

    David
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    On our way back from a Saturday drive

    The car club had our meeting at a members shop for a change of venue. On our way home a couple of us stopped for gas.Service was real slow but I am sure they would have ethanol free gas.
    62240...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Side screen location.

    Hello John

    Thank you. I should have pulled up your old thread on side screens.

    I did get new TRF windows but could not see what held the front section in place. Albert said that it was sown in...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Side screen location.

    Thank you.

    At the moment I am completely missing the covering material on the side screen window frame. That is what is making me concerned that I may be off. Coming up may help as I am very tight...
  6. Thread: New Member

    by DavidApp
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    Re: New Member

    Hello psutr3

    Welcome back to the forum.

    You will find things have not changed too much.

    I had my carbs rebuilt by Joe Curto in NY. He did a great job.

    The Pub is an area where almost...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: OD angle drive engaging the speedo cable

    I had the same questions a few weeks ago.
    My route for the cable.

    David
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    TR2/3/3A Side screen location.

    Getting ready to have my side screens recovered. Having seen a pair of side screens recovered by TRF. I realized what mine are missing. They have no covering on the window frame. Have I set the frame...
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    General TR Fuel filter before the pump.

    I added a fuel filter between the tank and the fuel pump. The tank was dry and clean when I installed it in the car. It had sat in a basement for 25 years+

    After a year and 1000 miles this is what...
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    Re: Looks ain't everything

    Hello Ian

    Welcome to the forum.

    Great looking E Type.
    Is it on the road or a project in waiting?
    You need to check out the Jaguar section of the forum where you will get plenty of tips and...
  11. Re: Interesting video on bearings by a guy that rebuilds gearboxes.

    This thread is just rolling along.

    David
  12. Thread: Quiet

    by DavidApp
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Quiet

    +1 on Fat Mat.

    I have no idea what it would sound like or feel like with out it but I did feel the sound and heat when I was testing my new OD and it makes a big difference.

    It was easy to...
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    General TR Re: The RT story video.

    Hello Graham

    Thank you. I had the Stainless steel laying around at home.

    I put washers under the bracket to fill in the counter bore so the bracket is clamped down very tightly. The socket head...
  14. Thread: new member

    by DavidApp
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    Re: new member

    Hello and welcome to the forum

    Great looking Spitfire.

    The Triumph section is very active so you will get plenty of tips and advice there for your Spitfire. Hope you got to drive it Monday for...
  15. Re: Interesting video on bearings by a guy that rebuilds gearboxes.

    We had an expression in England. Rags to Rags in 3 generations. Sounds like Edsel was trying to speed up the process.

    The company I worked for in the US was a subsidiary of a British company. We...
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    General TR Re: The RT story video.

    Hello Art

    A neat solution. I will have to check into that avenue.

    I have bent up some thicker Stainless steel to see how it will function. My last effort was a bit too thin so the mirror...
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    General TR Re: The RT story video.

    Thank you.

    My TR has the bolted stanchions co they are already threaded for 5/16 x 24 but I am not sure how long the bolt would need to be to catch the captive nut.

    I will look for Wingard...
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    General TR Re: The RT story video.

    Thank you.
    Do you know what thread size.

    David
  19. Re: Interesting video on bearings by a guy that rebuilds gearboxes.

    That has been going on for a long time.
    Back in the 1970s I remember that changes were made at the company where I worked by account types. Bronze parts were changed for brass as a cost saving....
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    General TR Re: The RT story video.

    Thank you.

    Looks like the threaded portion is too short.

    David
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    General TR Re: The RT story video.

    That looks like it may work. Where did you get that one?

    David
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    General TR Re: The RT story video.

    I have bought some chrome button head screws to anchor a bracket to the rearmost wind screen stanchion mounting bolt. Am trying to get a bracket nmade that I like the looks of and that works to hold...
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    Re: New member from Ontario

    Hello Bob

    Welcome to the forum.

    The Triumph section is very active so you are sure to get plenty of tips and advice there for your 49 TR project. Post some photos of the TR.

    David
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    Re: TR3 Restoration

    Hello Roger

    Welcome to the forum.

    You will find the Triumph section is very active so you are sure to get plenty of help and advice for your project. Start a thread of your rebuild so we can...
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    General TR Re: The RT story video.

    Hello Rick and Gil

    At the moment I am using a mirror that clamps to the SS piece between the stanchion and Wind shield frame and find the view very good with that setup. I am trying to make a...
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