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    Pinto inlet manifold

    Inlet manifold from 2 litre pinto engine - will suit either Weber 32/36 DGV or Weber 38 DGMs carbs

    10 plus postage or collect.


    Contact Nick Tinsdeall 01543 262050 (Lichfield) email...
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    Set of MOC Pitstops

    Due to sale of Marlin and lack of space

    Complete set of Pitstops October 1991 - Dec/Jan 2016

    Contact Nick Tinsdeall 01543 262050 (Lichfield email teanick(at) tiscali.co.uk
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    Re: 46mm (1 13/16")...I'm in so much trouble!

    Hi

    Many years ago I removed the same nut on a MkIII Spitfire by using a suitable spanner, wedging it against the chassis and operating the starter. Your picture suggests the sump is off so you...
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    Used VDO mechanical speedo

    Used 80 mm dia VDO mechanical speedometer
    Full working order
    Includes cable to operate from Ford Type 9 gearbox

    20 plus postage



    Contact Nick Tinsdeall 01543 262050 (Lichfield) email...
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    Unused VDO Electronic Speedometer

    Unused VDO 4(100mm) dia Electronic speedometer
    Displays 0 86 MPH. Works with an input of between 500 399,990 pulses per mile (eg inductive or magnetic transducer or original manufacturer's...
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    For Sale - Mk1 Roaster, based on Triumph GT6, 2 litre straight six engine, overdrive gearbox (replaced 2013), rotoflex rear suspension, towbar, bolt on wire wheels, full weather gear, tonneau cover,...
  7. Thread: Scottish Weekend

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    Re: Scottish Weekend

    Hi Liz

    Sounds like a great trip and lots of fun.


    With regard to towbars

    There is no specific restriction to fitting a towbar to a sports car but all vehicles registered after 1 Aug 1998...
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    Re: Dash board gauges

    Hi Ben

    There are two type of electronic tacho

    Current sensing tachometers were used on many British cars through the 1960s. Inside the tachometer are electrical components including...
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    Re: Mystery steering knock

    Have you checked the bolts holding the front disc to the hub? I experienced a similar knock, I found it when one of the calipers siezed and found I there was a small amount of play when trying to...
  10. Thread: Donington

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    Re: Donington

    First outing for the Roadster since finished fitting new gearbox - (only completed on Wednesday!)

    Excellent day out - not only kitcars but some motorsport to watch - MGBs, MGAs, varous TRs along...
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    Re: Triumph gearbox mounting (Overdrive)

    Hi Ben

    As the chassis bracket was about an inch too low I fixed the Triumph mounting to the chassis bracket and then made an adaptor plate to attach the mounting to the gearbox - all looks well...
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    Triumph gearbox mounting (Overdrive)

    Dear all - I'm in the process of replacing the gearbox - bearings rather worn = at least 2 inches play at the end of the input shaft.

    On removing the gear box the rear mounting fell into two...
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    Sierra based Berlinetta for sale

    Sierra based Berlinetta - Distinctive red/cream paintwork with black interior. Hard top and softop, 1800 Ford Pinto engine, 5 speed gearbox, tow bar, radio. Mot -Juily 2013, Tax Oct 2013. New clutch...
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    Berinetta for sale on Autotrader

    Just seen a Berlinetta (Cortina base) for sale on autotrader = 2500 - Try the link below - Car is in Lichfield - I did speak to the owner a few years ago
    ...
  15. Thread: Roadster exhaust

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    Re: Roadster exhaust

    When I had a similar problem I bought a universal silencer from Demon Tweaks - it was made from heavy gauge stainless and still looks bright and shiny. They come in a variety of sizes (both round and...
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    Berlietta for sale

    Sierra based Berlinetta - Distinctive red/cream paintwork with black interior. Hard top and softop, 1800 Ford Pinto engine, 5 speed gearbox, tow bar, radio. Mot -Juily 2013, Tax Oct 2013. New clutch...
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    Clutch cable fitting

    Clutch cable snapped the other day (see "What I did with my Marlin") - I 've ordered a new one -hopefully it wil arrive soon. Although the car is Sierra base it's been fitted with a kit to remove...
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    Sticky: Re: What have you done with your marlin today

    Nice 70 mile round trip to Nottingham, car running perfreclty by the time I got home. Pleasant interview for an intesting new job. However popped out 4 miles from home and the clutch cable snapped!...
  19. Thread: wire wheels

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    Re: wire wheels

    Hi

    Triumph recomended 0.05 inch wobble and lift for wire wheels. I was going to attached the relevant pages from the original workshop manual but the image is too large.

    Regards

    Nick...
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    Pair of reclining seats:

    Pair of seats - not sure what car they came out of originally. 48 cm (at widest point). I have just removed these from my Berlinetta however the tunnel has been modified (narrowed / lowered )on my...
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    Replacement hood suppliers

    Can anyone recomend a supplier for a replacement hood for a Berli preferably in the WEst Mids.

    Mine is getting rather frayed at the edges. I've just visited Don Trimming (Birmingham 23) They will...
  22. Thread: Camber Shims

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    Camber Shims

    Thanks for all the comments concerning the rear wheel allighnment (previous post) - I've decided to try and fit some camber shims to reduce the wear on my rear tyres. Can anyone advise me where I can...
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    Re: Rear Tyre wear / alignment - Sierra base

    Thanks Danny

    I'm not sure I would want to incease the ride height at the rear (by fitting a spacer or longer springs) as the car seems high enough as it is. I will investigate some of the camber...
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    Re: Triumph Front Suspension (hybrid) advice please

    Just had a look at my (ex) Mark 1 (Triumph based) Roadster - This has two shims front and rear, and no problems with tyre wear. So that would be a good place to start from.

    Have fun

    Nick...
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    Re: Rear Tyre wear / alignment - Sierra base

    Thanks Lee

    I will consider trying some shims in the future.

    I'm a bit puzzled as to why I should need these as I thought the rear suspension including springs came straight off the Sierra with...
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