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by Alec
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Club Triumph Forum
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: Club Triumph Forum

Hello Simon,

thank you for the link.

However, i can't say i'm impressed by the new forum, it is very cramped.

Alec
by Alec
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Club Triumph Forum
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Club Triumph Forum

Hello all,

does any one else have a problem opening the Club Triumph forum? I have just come back from holiday and when i click on the bookmark, I get the title but just a blank page?

Alec
by Alec
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: MK1 fueling issues?
Replies: 17
Views: 575

Re: MK1 fueling issues?

Hello SAH, that assumption in your post 13 seems likely. The timing chain is still intact if the valves are opening and the drive to the distributor is also OK. Difficult to assess the rubbing though? There is a tensioner inside the timing cover but I wouldn't have thought you will hera the chain ru...
by Alec
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: MK1 fueling issues?
Replies: 17
Views: 575

Re: MK1 fueling issues?

Hello SAh,

the plugs are wet, so it is not a fuelling issue. As Cliff says the likely cause is timing for whatever reason.

Alec
by Alec
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Transmission
Topic: Gearbox swap
Replies: 17
Views: 864

Re: Gearbox swap

Hello Cliff,

this is a temporary fix for the op as he hasn't got the correct geralever at present.

Alec
by Alec
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Transmission
Topic: Gearbox swap
Replies: 17
Views: 864

Re: Gearbox swap

Hello Lessur,

ther should not be a problem with what you outline, and is how the MK1 overdrive worked with a column switch.

Alec
by Alec
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: MK1 fueling issues?
Replies: 17
Views: 575

Re: MK1 fueling issues?

Hello SAH, another possibility is debris in teh fuel tank blocking the outlet. However I had a problem in a Scimitar I owned which gave symptoms of fuel starvatiuon but actually was a defectice capacitor in the distributor. I found that the cause was electrical by using my timing light which showed ...
by Alec
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Front struts
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Front struts

Hello Paul, I would say so, the diameter is not important but teh insert should be clamped tight by the strut nut. Where did the insert come from. If you do want to us ethis insert I would suggest the easiest way is to pack the bottom with a series of suitable diameter washers to make up for the sho...
by Alec
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Radiator cap mod
Replies: 13
Views: 642

Re: Radiator cap mod

Hello Bernard,

"The supplementary is:- Apart from allowing clearance for the radiator cap is there another reason why the radiator has a space between it and the bulkhead?"

I don't understand what clearance you are talking about, can you explain further or show a picture?

Alec
by Alec
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Low reading guages
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Low reading guages

Hello Aidan,

if your voltage stabiliser is the original bimetal type, ensure that the case is properly earthed also. However as Mike says, if you can do a voltage check that will be very useful. (Analogue meters are better for the bimetal type.)

Alec