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  1. 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...
  11. Thread: New member

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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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    Re: New member

    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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    Re: New member

    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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