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About julie09

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    north bucks
  • Cars Owned:
    Long door 2 chassie no 3090

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  1. Historics auction 25th September at Ascot racecourse have a genuine TR8 with 73 miles for sale. worth a look even if not buying.
  2. Thanks for the tip. I have ordered the part. Will save me a lot of time and grief.
  3. Unfortunately my switch has stuck or gone us, so as I have to take it out to find what is wrong I might as well fit a new one. As the switch is in an awkward place is there any easy way of getting it out.
  4. Just watched a tv advert for a ruby magnum ice cream. At the end short clip shows a green TR 2 or 3. Whose is it
  5. Thanks for all the input. Did not intended to start a war of words. Will go down to 26/28 and see if that stops the lightness on the steering when hitting 80mph. thanks ian
  6. What is the recommended tyre pressures for a 2 with radial tyres. Thanks for any guidance.
  7. Hello David

    the engine blocks you have forĀ a 2 or 3 what sort of money are you asking.



    1. david ferry

      david ferry

      Hi Ian. I've sent you a personal message. David

  8. Thanks Roger. I do not know how to send. PM. Any help most appreciated. Ian
  9. Hello Iain Many thanks for your help. Regards Ian
  10. A friend of mine, next door neighbor, is restoring a Lancia Lambda and has discovered that Tr 83mm pistons with a little machining may fit. Before he buys a new set he is after an old useable set to machine first to make sure they will work. The top of the piston is at a slight angle. If anybody has a used set that the6 no longer require please le5 me know. Many thanks for any help.
  11. Thanks for all your suggestions. With the PTFE spray does it dry so that dust does not stick and where do I buy PTFE spray and MWS cleaner. I will give anything a try.
  12. any tips on how to polish and keep polished chrome wire wheels after a through cleaning. could you use a spray polish used on furniture.
  13. I had my TR2 set up on a rolling road last year and now without touching the carbs SU I am running very rich. About 20mpg. What may of happened or do I need to adjust the mixture, if so is the adjusting nut up or down to weaken the mixture.
  14. Thanks to all replies. Yes ther is oil but sometime the simple thing can be the problem. Rogers answer is what I fear may be wrong so back to what does not grow on a rolling stone and hope they will put it right. regards to all
  15. I have fitted a girling back axle to my TR2 and it was rebuilt by a well known supplier in Twickenham. After 2500 miles it is making a whining noise that is getting louder. Any suggestions, is it bearings or does it need to be re-shimed? Also remomendations for a good builder of diff's I have paid good money and do not want to pay again and still not get a good axle.
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