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Tim D.

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    1972 Triumph TR6
    1970 MG Midget Speedwell
    2005 Peugeot 307 CC
    1997 Peugeot 106D (Slowest car in the world!)
    1976 Triumph Spitfire 1500
    1972 Lotus Elan +2S130
    1985 VW Golf 1.3
    1980 BL Metro 1.1

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  1. Tim D.

    Gearbox Noise

    My new release bearing was noisy from the start. When I had the gearbox rebuilt on 5000 miles after a botched rebuild (another story) the bearing was pretty rough. Interestingly TRGB provided a new one that was absolutely packed with grease. Jason their engine guru has built a jig to do this, we will see how it survives. Tim
  2. I use an Aldon amethyst (as I need boost retard). Works really well (USB turning and monitoring) Tim
  3. Tim D.

    TR6 Radio

    If you can get a period stereo then adding an aux input can be as easy as soldering a jack to the volume potentiometer. Tim
  4. Tim D.

    TR6 Radio

    Also did this.. picked a digital radio with blue tooth and then wired a woofer on the back shelf and 2 tweeters on the kidney pads Tim
  5. Quick question. Who owned the supercharged TR6 on the TR register stand? I had my supercharged TR6 on the club triumph stand. Popped over a few times to chat to the owner but couldn't see him. Tim
  6. Tim D.

    Car cover

    Had this on my first classic, a spitfire. Paid to get it resprayed, but the garage I was having built was no ready in time. Left the car with a cover on for a couple of weeks. And when I took it off, microblistering. Grrrr! Cheers Tim
  7. Already been. Cheating.. . Was delivering my car to another stand. Cheers Tim
  8. Tim D.

    Car cover

    Stuart, Does this include the breathable (non-waterproof) dust covers that one might use when the car is in a garage? Put on a dry car of course Tim
  9. Will be there on Sunday. My pimento TR6 is on the club triumph stand. Tim
  10. Tim D.

    Best door mirrors

    I have the standard black TEX mirrors. No complaints, work well. Tim
  11. Tim D.

    Supercharged TR6

    I think they discontinued it for a couple of reasons. But certainly carbs were an issue. The Holley that they use had to be specially drilled so that it could get the correct pressure signal from the manifold. I have this setup and it does work well. Great on the mountains of the 10 countries run last month. Tim
  12. One thing to be aware of.. some companies don't use new shafts in the gearbox. Instead they fit sleeves to the bearing surfaces.. Worth asking the rebuilder the question. tim
  13. Got mine down by Mike papworth in Coventry. Great service at a very reasonable price. He uses ORS for some of the work on the overdrives. Tim
  14. Yes that would make sense. I fitted the adjustable ones to mine so I could adjust camber easily if I started to play with wide height. Otherwise the geometry is standard (helped by having a new CTM chassis) Tim
  15. Strange comment.. machanisms that allow continuous adjustment are always superior to discontinuous. Or would you rather a torque wrench that only did 10, 20 and 40 ftlbs rather than 10-40 continuous Tim
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