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  • Birthday 11/09/1957

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    Rufford West Lancs
  • Cars Owned:
    TR's Carp Fishing.

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  1. Morning Paul.

    not able to do the spraying so got the lads at bad in Congleton to so it for me, it is a good match as it is a dark blue, 


    Mike. Redrose Group 

    1. Harbottle


      Hi Mike

      Looks a wise choice, they have done a good job.



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    Body panels

    Hi Mike Did you spray it yourself or have it done elsewhere. How did you go with the paint match. Paul (redrose)
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    TRGB Fuel Pump Kit Installation

    iani X2 You will save so much time/hassle in the future should you have a problem with pipes or tank or just want to clean up the boot area. My pump is also in the wheel arch and this gives you a little more space to use in the boot also. Paul
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    Dodgy clonk at the back end

    Are you sure there is no one locked in the boot!
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    Derbyshire Dales Group

    MrG is too close to MG for my liking. Welcome to the forum Bob Paul
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    PXE 814F

    I knew I would spell the Piskey I mean Pesky thing wrong
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    PXE 814F

    Should be Cornish with PXE (Pixie) as a reg.
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    What spares would you take?

    as above but with some oil and a spare ignition barrel and key. mine snapped off inside once
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    Period British car articles

    Thanks for posting Michael. A very interesting read on the TR5. Shall spend some Christmas time exploring more. Paul
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    Petrol Smell!

    I had a scimilar problem a couple of years ago with my alloy tank. Strong smell when tank full which gradually reduced as more fuel used. After usual connections checked etc, removed tank to discover that one of the baffles inside the tank had come adrift at the top weld causing a small whole to appear. Hence the cause of strong smell reducing as fuel used. Remove tank and check all around for cracks etc as this was only visable when removed. Paul
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    A lesson in shock absorbers

    Thanks Stuart I didn't know I got car sick till I saw that. Paul
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    top wing beadings

    Two topics down from this, Roger has posted a TR5 at the Earl's Court Motor Show 1967 and it has painted trim. Regards
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    top wing beadings

    Hi All Mine is a UK 1968 TR5 and has painted wing mouldings, I don't know why some have not.Understood they should all be painted body colour Regards
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    home garage four post lift

    Hi Stuart I got a 4 post lift several years ago and very happy with it. Idea was to store additional car underneath which is fine but it only came with three oil drip trays. Suggest which ever you get check how many it comes with to ensure enough to cover whole ramp area. Paul PS and Steve is right they are very heavy, get help assembling.
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    Mohair roof

    Hence the expression " Hang on a Mo" Ho Ho

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