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#232809 Emma's 6

Posted by ntc on 12 October 2011 - 03:28 PM

The std wheelbase version so far ;) :P body off soon, then it is all yours as I am going back to work :P ;)
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#190405 scuttle vent flap

Posted by Don Elliott on 05 November 2010 - 03:36 AM

Stan - Here is a sketch of mine which I drew in 1988 plus a more recent sketch from Johannes who is restoring his TR3A on Germany. I also show a photo of mine showing that the front is up 3 inches.
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#190371 scuttle vent flap

Posted by ntc on 04 November 2010 - 08:20 PM

Hi Stan
This is how I did mine to make sure it worked until the right parts came along including the seal which does not fit, and it seems to work fine :D however do not bank on it being correct :unsure:
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#424684 TR6 Additional front lights

Posted by TR NIALL on 05 May 2015 - 09:53 AM

I've seen the Light.
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#190305 Bought a TR6

Posted by robnob on 04 November 2010 - 10:50 AM

Here's my TR6 MBV 513G, a 1969 CP car.
My third TR6 but the first since 1985!

Welcome back to proper motoring, I hear?

Big thanks to Andrew Smith and Allan Jezzard for advice, encouragement and support

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#17706 Grinnall TR8

Posted by malcolm on 21 June 2004 - 05:46 PM

There has been a fair amount of discussion about the Grinnall TR8 recently on the forum as cars have come up for sale on ebay, some attracting high prices.  This has become particularly topical this year with the formation of a fledgling TRR Grinnall Register and renewed interest in Mr Grinnall and his cars expressed in TRaction by our editor Steve Redway.  As TR7/8 Registrar I've heard conflicting oppinions on this and I'd be really interested to find out what you think.

Please vote and/or comment.


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#170490 Air Vent flap re-assembly

Posted by Don Elliott on 13 May 2010 - 01:23 PM

I tried to search the archives without success. Will these help ?
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#329464 Wiring for electric fan with override switch

Posted by ntc on 03 August 2013 - 12:33 PM



Excuse my drawing but here you go

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#293453 Dash removal

Posted by JohnnyDangerous on 10 December 2012 - 01:06 AM

How long should it take for a competant technician who has never removed one before???

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#278173 Body dolly

Posted by Don Elliott on 25 August 2012 - 09:06 PM

The photo of us lowering the body onto the frame was done in the driveway in front of my house on the afternoon of New Years Eve in 1989. That's me at the boot end, We had quite a celebration.

Here we see the tub on the dolly ready for assembly onto the frame a few minutes before the photo above.

Don't you get snow in Hertfordshire ?
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#252521 Fuel pump

Posted by ntc on 06 March 2012 - 04:02 PM

Nowt to do with me,this is rare and quiet :D
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#249836 What do you think?

Posted by SteveF on 18 February 2012 - 06:11 PM

So finally got around to trial fitting my black dash. I think it looks ok with the chrome bezels, your thoughts? (stands back and awaits the wrath of the "purists" :rolleyes: ) Steve.
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Posted by Rob Salisbury on 05 September 2011 - 05:36 PM

Stay with the Pi system, just get it sorted properly, you'll learn to love it!! TR5/6 .. Pi ... synonymous you know it makes sense!!

25 years with one of the Pi saloons, I never once dreamed of converting it to carbs, I was proud of it being a Pi, and yes, at one time or another I had every part of the system into it's component parts. Once you absorb all the available information about the system it becomes infinitely tune-able for either power or economy and with some patience both.
Cheers Rob
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#226107 Clutch fork pin

Posted by ntc on 19 August 2011 - 08:42 AM

like this

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#211624 Fitting new hood

Posted by Don Elliott on 19 April 2011 - 02:38 AM

Here are the holes I had to punch in the new Robbins top I bought from Roadster Factory in 1989. The holes line up with the pegs that are located along the top of the frame for the windscreen and are pressed down around the hexagon part of each peg before pushing the outer push-cap down onto the peg.
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#161645 Fan extension bolt - what torque

Posted by Jersey Royal on 21 February 2010 - 06:50 PM


many thanks. Is the Haynes manual to be recommended ? I was hopeing to bick up one of those brown bibles but .......

Hi Robin,

I prefer the Brown bible, :rolleyes: you should get one. However it did not have the torque setting
required, hence the Haynes.

If some one knows otherwise, instead of pressing silly little red buttons on post,
dont hide behind your keyboard, if you have a comment, bloody make it!!
We are all here to help each other after all. Rant over :rolleyes:

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Posted by littlejim on 13 December 2009 - 11:33 AM


But I can't see it anywhere on the new style web page.
Guidance, please!

Click on the little arrow, pointing down, to the right of your (real) name up the top right hand corner. A drop down menu appears with all that stuff on it.
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#148282 Photos of childhood dream

Posted by eddietiv1 on 20 October 2009 - 06:21 PM

A few photos of a crisp Autumn morning 2 weeks into ownership. Who said Sundays were boring!

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#125752 Brake restrictor valve

Posted by Don Elliott on 08 April 2009 - 08:43 PM

Trevor - Like you I still have the restrictor valve on my 1958 TR3A. It's the same one that came with the TR when I bought it new 51 years ago. I've had it apart at least twice and never had an issue with the brakes or with its operation. Here is a sketch of it that I drew during my restoration from 1987 to 1990. Maybe those who "think" it's causing a problem, have it re-assembled incorrectly. It's also shown in the Haynes Manual.
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#338597 vented brakes and soft pedal

Posted by harrytr5 on 29 September 2013 - 09:04 PM

Thanks All,

I am aware that I have hi jacked this thread and I am sorry for that.I am fitting the RPV on the front tomorrow to see what changes it does and then report on in a new thread.

Regards Harry TR5 Nutter

New thread. I fitted RPV's from Willwood. 2 lb front and 10 lb rear close to the master cylinder.Took calipers off and machined the alloy support to give me equal clearances both side of the disc,s.Bled the system twice.Reversed out of my garage with a slight hump to pavement and braked,drove forwards and braked,same result as before long brake pedal. What the f$$k is going on!. Looked at buckeye.org for clues.I had all this with standard parts when first fitted up eight years ago.Been changing parts and upgraded with the same result.I will be looking at the rear cylinders as this has not been changed since the rebuild and could be here.I checked the servo push rod and adjusted up too far, I now believe according to buckeye.It should have 35 thou clearance and could be here.The pedal is rock hard with the engine off.I put the old master cylinder back on as the new one did not make any difference.I just can not believe something so simple can cause so much grief.This time I am going to persevere till I solve it,BUT WHAT!

Regards Harry TR5 Nutter

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