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  1. Hello everyone, and greetings from Burgundy in France. New member here, about to embark on a retirement adventure: the complete restoration of a 1969 TR6, which arrives tomorrow. I'm set up in the garage, but this will be all new to me. I'm a retired winemaker, and the only mechanical work I've ever done has been on tractors! That said, after much research, reading, and searching, I bought an almost completely rust-free TR6 (I'll know more once the body comes off) with a CP engine and overdrive (and original factory hardtop!), and wanted to get thoughts from the much-more-experienced on my pl
  2. The Tr6 has finally made it back from Virginia and now the restoration can begin. Initial “in the dark”inspection with a torch reveals solid floors, very little rust and basically a solid body. Yet to inspect the chassis but from what I can see, mostly good. Engine is noisy, no clunks but really noisy tappets. Carbs have a mind of their own and the engine runs hot in the short time I had it running. Fair amount of fuel around the engine bay so expect the pipe work to be perished. Didn’t run long as I didn’t want a bonfire having only just got her. Full examination on th
  3. Hi, I am re-building and restoring my Princess calipers (SS pistons and new seels) and I have a couple of questions. First, how do I bleed them, given the three nipples? Second, after I take them back to bare metal, what is the best way to prevent rust? VHT clear coat (which brand, if any), zinc coating or something else? Cheers, Michael
  4. Hello all, Well, this certainly puts my occasional amateur tinkering into perspective! (Hmm, probably time for another cuppa and a browse through that parts catalogue!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thqGxye_k8o Cheers, Deggers.
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