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    Triumph 2.5 TC Roadster with overdrive

    Has had ground up rebuild, shake down mileage only since completed just in time for Stoneleigh 2020. Has unleaded head and drives very nicely with loads of grunt. It's also a non road tax car. ...
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    Re: Pattern for Mk 1 Roadster Hood and Screens

    Hi Rich
    I understand DC is forwarding to you my record of rebuilding my marlin i hope it will be of some use
    barry
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    Re: Pattern for Mk 1 Roadster Hood and Screens

    Hi Ben
    I made the doors myself. I am sending photos and description of complete build to Dave Cunnington and it includes about 10 photos of the doors at different stages of being made. If it would...
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    Re: Pattern for Mk 1 Roadster Hood and Screens

    Sorry Mevette, here are the other pictures11660116621166311664 Barry
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    Re: Pattern for Mk 1 Roadster Hood and Screens

    Hi Meverett
    Please find attached photos of my hood build for JGC 433C triumph roadster I didnt have to make a pattern just went from A-Z. A being a row of press studs along top front of wind screen...
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    Re: Pattern for Mk 1 Roadster Hood and Screens

    Hi All
    Thanks for your enquiries. I would, in the first instance, take the hood to Stoneleigh at end of August.
    Because it is rolled around a cardboard tube (I find this is the best way to store...
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    Pattern for Mk 1 Roadster Hood and Screens

    I have got a hood and side screens which I don't think have been used, but the problem is that the hood has been water damaged in storage and the hood cant rail has been fitted badly.
    I decided not...
  8. Ref. Triumph Gearbox and Overdrive problems

    Hi All
    I managed to separate gearbox and overdrive and found that drive shaft at rear of overdrive would now turn both ways. so assumed problem must be in the gearbox. Stripped it down and found...
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    Re: overdrive problem

    Hi Peter
    I'm fairly sure that I will have to take the overdrive and gearbox out of the car and would be grateful for any tips you have.
    Thanks in advance
    Barry
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    Re: overdrive problem

    Ref my overdrive problem, initially I removed gearstick then tried changing gear with a lever. All gearshafts moving as should. Tried unjamming drive shaft at exit of gearbox using a spanner on...
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    Re: overdrive problem

    Hi All
    Thanks for your input. Food for thought. I will let you know how I get on.
    Barry
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    overdrive problem

    Hi All
    I have a problem with my overdrive which I think had not been operated for some time (ie. 10yrs+).
    I was testing some wiring that I had renewed with the gearshift in neutral, turned on the...
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    Re: Starter motor cable

    Hi Ben
    Thanks for that, it was as I expected.+it was wired up with a smaller cable from battery to chassis so both of you have put my mind at rest.
    Barry
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    Starter motor cable

    I have a Triumph-based Roadster with a 2.5Ltr engine fitted with a Lucas M418G starter motor. Its maximum lock torque 17lbs/ft at 450amps. Should I use 345, 415 or 485 amp battery cable?
    Many...
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    Re: Triumph Roadster

    Hi Ben
    Thanks for your input. The standard shock absorbers for a car with rotoflex drive and lower wishbone suspension are no longer available. So the ones I have obtained are the Vitesse rotoflex...
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    Re: Triumph Roadster

    Hi Guys, Thanks for your input: Very useful. Because I had bought 2 new Vitesse shock absorbers, to make them work (ie. stop the drive shafts hitting the chassis) I am going to cut and weld a...
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    Triumph Roadster

    I have a few questions about this vehicle. It has GT6 rear suspension with rotoflex drive and an older leaf spring.
    1/ I have a leaf spring across the rear. The instructions tell me to fit it...
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    Re: New member

    Hi IDM, Good to hear from you. I go to Stroud fairly regularly and would love to see you and your car sometime.
    Barry
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    Hi Dave
    That will teach me to read what you had written properly. I will soon have that ply ripped out. Can anybody tell me the height of the numbers so I can source the right die set.
    I have...
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    Hi All
    Many thanks for your help. It would seem that the serial number was punched into the ali on left hand side behind battery. All of that ali was missing from my car having been replaced with...
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    New member

    I would like to introduce myself, Barry Liles, and I live in Cheltenham. At the moment my all-consuming project, which had been laid up for 13 years, is a Marlin Mark 1 Triumph based Reg.No. JGC...
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