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    TR2/3/3A Bronze Valve Guides and Seals: To Seal or Not?

    As part of my TR3A engine/head rebuild, I have had bronze valve guides installed. Yes, I read a lot of the threads about bronze guides and the seals. Most seem to prefer the original cast iron guides and no seals. After reading all of the information, perhaps I would have stayed with cast...
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    TR2/3/3A Steering Column Felt Bush, Additional Bush, Rubber Washers, etc.

    Hello All, In preparing for my eventual steering column rebuild, I have looked at the various current parts catalogs, the factory manual and the factory parts catalog. I conclude and/or question the following: - The felt bush at the upper end is apparently common to all TR2-3a, however Moss...
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    TR2/3/3A Supercharger Advice Requested

    I'd like to improve the way my '61 TR3A drives and am considering the Moss Judson-type S/C. I've owned the car only 2 years but from what my mechanics tell me, the engine doesn't show signs of having been rebuilt. Moss offers a low-boost unit for stock engines like mine and a higher-boost model...
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    TR2/3/3A Tr3 / 4 piston clearances

    Hello All, Ok so I am in the process of reassembling my tr3 engine with almost all new parts! With only 54K on the car I was astounded at the amount of wear i found! I have purchased the 87mm liner piston and ring set from one of the three big parts houses. Upon sitting down to check my ring...
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    TR2/3/3A TR3 Throttle linkage pics needed

    Hey all, Long time no talk. Just finished up 3 months of work on the TR: reupholstered dash, added wood veneer to instrument cluster, installed new wiring harness, installed uprated heater, fixed throttle linkage bushings, etc etc... It was one of those, "might as well fix that bit since i'm...
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    TR2/3/3A First Time TR3A Owner with stuck engine

    Hello All, I have recently picked up an all original 61 Tr3a with 54k miles that has been sitting in storage for 20+ years. Upon getting it home and in the garage i set to work rebuilding the brakes and filling what little rust I have in the floorpans. The only holdup now seems to be the...
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    Clutch Sticks

    The clutch on my 58' TR3 A is sticking... today I pushed in the clutch peddle and it stuck down. Car won't go into gear. Think I should check the clutch fluid? Okay... where do I look for it ? Also, if I put more in, do I bleed it or will it bleed itself from use? You guys know...
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