• Hi Guest! Being a Paying Supporter is NOT a requirement to participate at BCF. However, subscribing will help ensure we can continue to serve the LBC community for years to come. If you enjoy BCF and find our forum a useful resource...Please consider supporting us by **Upgrading**
    (PS: Subscribers don't see this banner)
Tips
Tips

Wedge TR7 engine, need help identifying part.

trmchris

Freshman Member
Offline
Hello, I am a new member. I pulled the engine and transmission out of my TR7 to replace some seals and gaskets - trying to dry up a few leaks. There is what looks like the head of a bolt just above the housing for the rear oil seal; it was not very snug (see pick).
Can anyone tell me what this is or what it does and how tight should it be ??? I appreciate any help, Thanks, Chris IMG_1162.jpgIMG_1162.jpgIMG_1162.jpgNot sure why the photo showed up three times.
 

bobhustead

Senior Member
Silver
Country flag
Offline
I am not expert on TR7s but. The bolt (plug) in question is at the end of a cast in passage, at the other end of which appears to be the oil filter. If so, it needs to be tight to hold the oil in the engine.
Bob
 

bobhustead

Senior Member
Silver
Country flag
Offline
The Moss catalog shows this part as number eight on the engine blowup. It calls it a blanking plug for an oil gallery. It needs to be tight to keep the oil in the little motor.
Bob
 

Got_All_4

Luke Skywalker
Country flag
Offline
You might want to pull it out and clean up and dry the threads. Then so you can sleep at night put some blue lock tight on it so you know it won't loosen up again.
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
A Wedge SU on TR7 Float Level Engine Angle Triumph 10
M Wedge TR7 Engine, transmission and more to go Triumph 0
B Wedge TR7 Engine Swap Triumph 12
johnrip Wedge tr7 engine idle low RPM bounce Triumph 3
johnrip Wedge TR7 engine Rebuild Triumph 2
johnrip Wedge TR7 engine problem Triumph 6
johnrip Wedge TR7 Engine Problem Triumph 5
M Wedge TR7 Won't Start When Engine is Warm... Triumph 4
YankeeTR Wedge Hmmmm...Engine problems with free TR7.. Triumph 18
1 Wedge TR7 and TR8 Engine difference Triumph 9
johnrip Wedge TR7 Engine Serial Number Triumph 2
S Wedge TR7 Engine Woes Triumph 11
J Wedge TR7 engine swap Triumph 17
Hegg Wedge TR7 Engine and Performance Triumph 33
johnrip Wedge tr7 tires Triumph 1
T Wedge Canadian TR7 catalytic converter when new? Triumph 0
Got_All_4 Wedge An issue with trying to start my TR7 Triumph 9
Obtong WANTED: TR7 (Olympia/Seattle Area) Triumph Classifieds 0
T Wedge TR7 brake hard and flex lines - fittings Triumph 12
T Wedge TR7 4 speed wheel cylinders on 5 speed (locating pin) Triumph 0
Sherlock 1982 Ford F150 stepside vs 1975 Triumph TR7 Other Cars 4
humanoid For Sale - Haynes Trimumph TR7 (1975-1981) Automotive Repair Manual Triumph Classifieds 0
humanoid For Sale - Haynes Triumph TR7 (1975-1979) Owners Workshop Manual Triumph Classifieds 0
johnrip Wedge Tires for TR7 stock alloy wheels Triumph 1
johnrip Wedge TR7 LED Tail lights from Wedge Shop Triumph 1
S Wedge tr7/8 quick release steering wheel Triumph 0
S Wedge TR7 fuse panel Triumph 8
Got_All_4 Wedge 1980 TR7 FI linkage Problem Triumph 2
johnrip Wedge TR7 led light conversion question Triumph 1
S TR2/3/3A Tr7 and a little extra Triumph 2
P Wedge Florida TR7 Triumph 0
S For Sale Weber Conversion Kit for TR7 Triumph Classifieds 0
1 Wedge Which Parts to get from an '80/81 TR7? Triumph 1
T For Sale Group 44 Replica TR7 V8 Twin Turbo Project - $25,000 Triumph Classifieds 0
M_Pied_Lourd Wedge TR7 Roadkill Extra... Triumph 0
J For Sale TR7 stripped shell and parts Triumph Classifieds 0
johnrip Wedge TR7 carb seeping fuel Triumph 21
J For Sale 1981 Triumph TR7 convertible fuel injected TR 7 Triumph Classifieds 0
C For Sale TR7/8 Group 44 tribute race car for sale Triumph Classifieds 6
johnrip Wedge TR7 fuel in carbon canister-twin carb model Triumph 10
johnrip Wedge tr7 electric fuel pump Triumph 2
johnrip Wedge TR7 fuel pump Triumph 0
A Wedge Looking at a '80 TR7 ...... Triumph 4
TRopic6 For Sale TR7 Gearshift UKC 3248 Triumph Classifieds 0
Got_All_4 Wedge TR7 drive train torquing Triumph 2
GTP1960 Wedge "TR7 End of an Era" Hemmings article Triumph 11
N Wedge '80 TR7 Alternator Options Triumph 2
johnrip Wedge TR7 Brake squeal Triumph 1
johnrip Wedge TR7 Brake squeal Triumph 1
tomshobby TR7 in TV show Spotted 2

Similar threads

Top