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  1. To bring the thread back on track before I upset moderators too much - Mark of Enginuity saw my BIL last night and instantly knew what was wrong: Injector no.2 is dead. The poppet valve (is that what you call it?) at the end has no spring and can be pulled out easily by hand, therefore just dribbling fuel instead of atomising. As already mentioned above by @Steves_TR6 , Mark also thought the car had too much timing. With the wonders of modern tech, otherwise known as FaceTime, I walked my BIL through using a timing light and we determined that all-in, the dizzy was hitting the poor car
  2. Thank you gentlemen, much appreciated. Steve, I will be sure to check that. It's interesting how engines can be so different, the Datsun LOVES timing. It idles at 17, with 34-36 all-in being plenty safe on RON 95 - so I made a silly assumption that 17 was also OK on the 6. I guess head design, compression, cams etc all play their parts. I replaced my 40+ year old one with an ATi Super Racing damper, having 360 degree timing marks - if it's acceptable in TR circles, I recommend it, it's a fantastic bit of kit. Stuart, thank you for the recommendation. I just discovered t
  3. Hello all, In the words of Austin Powers, allow myself to introduce, myself: Smooth, handsome and wealthy, with a penchant for exotic cars. Well, that’s quite enough about 007. As for me, I’m a highly mechanically competent privateer with an unhealthy obsession for carbs and extracting every last pony out of vintage cars.* In short, a middle aged man in suburbia, living the dream! I’m currently helping my BIL with the challenges bestowed upon him by his gorgeous TR6 PI running the Lucas Injection system - which I have been learning a lot about of late. Here’s
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