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    Isle of Wight - UK
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    1982 TR7 + 1969 Vitesse

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    Triumph Car Dealers

    Sorry I missed your post. Have you seen my post about Clark and Lambert https://vitessesteve.blogspot.com/2016/04/clark-and-lambert-of-eastbourne-triumph.html
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    Triumph Car Dealers

    Post 45 is about Glen Garages a Triumph car dealer that was based in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, UK. https://vitessesteve.blogspot.com/2017/09/glen-garages-of-bletchley-triumph-car.html Plea for information If you have any more information or recollections about Glen Garages of Bletchley, photos of window stickers, dealer badges or sill plates etc please let me know. I can be contacted via the comments to this post or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/stephen.weblin
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    Rare Standard and Triumph Booklet?

    I would be happy to host a copy on my website. http://vitessesteve.co.uk/ to compliment the other info I have about the early cars.
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    Topping up lever arm oil

    I wrote a blog post about lever arm dampers you might like: http://vitessesteve.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/armstrong-lever-dampers-explanation.html
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    Standard Vanguard Service Manual

    If you are on facebook you could mention it on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/58658988337/ or https://www.facebook.com/groups/STANDARDMOTORCLUBGROUP/
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    TR6 website info.

    TR6 hood install http://buckeyetriumphs.org/technical/TR6Top/TR6SoftTop.htm
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    Wanted 6 chassis

    Wow just checked Revington who have new chassis for the TR6 but its £4451.77 more if you want it coated.
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    Triumph Car Dealers

    I have been writing articles about Triumph car dealers for some time now. I have a blog where you can read and comment: http://vitessesteve.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/TriumphCarDealers Eyles and Eyles of Oxford were the feature business of article number 50 and included this image from Standard Triumph Review of September 1967. I used to contribute to a thread on this forum that has unfortunately been moved into the club members only area so please excuse me if you thought I was ignoring it. Plea for information If you have any more information or recollections about Eyles and Eyles or Eyles & Coxeter Ltd of Oxford or any other Triumph dealer, photos of window stickers, dealer badges or sill plates etc please let me know. I can be contacted via the comments to this post or via my facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/TriumphCarDealers/?
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    N.O.S. TR7 Convertible Shell

    Interesting to see a bare shell.
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    HT leads ends for spark plaugs

    +1 to Alec's comment. I got a set of leads for my Sprint engined TR7 from MrRetroLeads. He made the coil lead to my spec to sort my car for no extra cost. Excellent serve.
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    Period British car articles

    A great collection if little frustrating as you have to open the documents before you know what it is.. Incidentally you can view the MotorSport archive for free: https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive
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    Which Tool?

    If you keep your eyes open you may find other jaws to use in the tool Graeme mentions.
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    Multi Meter

    I used an analog Gunson Testune multimeter for yeas which does the traditional volts, amps and ohms + dwell and tachometer. Added a digital Draper multimeter 3 or so years ago. The draper has proved itself and was cheap and cheerful.
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    Speedometer font

    I have used Speedograph in Nottingham in the past, very good service. http://www.speedograph-richfield.com/ and also claiming close connection to Smiths.
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    Best workshop manual for reference.

    There is a link to the shop on the website: http://www.tr-registershop.co.uk/ Or get a pdf from my website: http://vitessesteve.co.uk/Servicemanuals I recommend getting both. A real paper copy can be read anywhere. + you can print off pages from the PDF to use use in the garage.
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