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by Mike Stevens
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Engine removal
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: Engine removal

I usually drop the whole lot down in one go as Alan suggested. I've also split the 2 and taken them out one at a time, but always down. Yes, you have to remove the front suspension, but I think the height you need to lift them up is probably quite a lot and maybe more than a normal garage roof! Neit...
by Mike Stevens
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil dipstick tube position for 2500cc engine (1968) ?
Replies: 16
Views: 788

Re: Oil dipstick tube position for 2500cc engine (1968) ?

These measurements came from a TR6 'CP' engine I have here. I think that all 2.5 blocks were the same. However, I stand to be corrected!

Cheers,
Mike.
by Mike Stevens
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil dipstick tube position for 2500cc engine (1968) ?
Replies: 16
Views: 788

Re: Oil dipstick tube position for 2500cc engine (1968) ?

Hi,

Length of dipstick tube from the boss on the block to the tube open end - 104mm

Distance between the cup on the dipstick (where the felt washer is) to the HIGH mark - 267mm

And to the LOW mark from the cup - 291mm

Does this help?

Cheers,
Mike.
by Mike Stevens
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Barn Find Triumph Pi
Replies: 86
Views: 13422

Re: Barn Find Triumph Pi

I've never had any big saloon under-bonnet soundproofing - and I've had multiple 2000/2500 and 2.5PI cars!

I wonder if it was an option?

Cheers,
Mike.
by Mike Stevens
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Fuel pipe leak.
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Fuel pipe leak.

I'm pretty sure those (brass) nuts are BSF - 3/16" I think. Having an old Landrover means that I have a good selection of BSF/BSW spanners! Useful!

Cheers,
Mike.
by Mike Stevens
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: What a plonker!
Replies: 13
Views: 651

Re: What a plonker!

Hi Alec, I think it dimmed everything, but I can't check as I'm away from home at the moment. You maybe right about a poor joint. However, if the sidelight were on at the time, then the dimming relay would have full battery voltage right across one of the internal resistances. They are made of print...
by Mike Stevens
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: What a plonker!
Replies: 13
Views: 651

Re: What a plonker!

Disconnecting the earth wire only stops the Night Dimming Relay operating in dim mode. I suspect that you have seriously damaged its inner workings so the best solution is to remove it and bridge the relevant wires. That's what I have done. The simplest way is to get some 'Lucar' double males (1/4" ...
by Mike Stevens
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil dipstick tube position for 2500cc engine (1968) ?
Replies: 16
Views: 788

Re: Oil dipstick tube position for 2500cc engine (1968) ?

Dave, The 2500 sump is deeper than the 2000 one to allow for the greater big end throw. Due to that, the 2500 dipstick is longer to allow for the oil level being lower relative to the block/sump pan face! I would have thought that the dipstick tube would be the same length for both 2000 and 2500 blo...
by Mike Stevens
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: diff seal
Replies: 8
Views: 374

Re: diff seal

In addition to Charles' post, don't forget to undo the handbrake cable at one brake back plate. If you don't, the whole subframe assembly will hang on the handbrake cable! This is not a difficult job. The oil seal is just inside the diff where it bolts to the nose piece - not in the nose piece itsel...
by Mike Stevens
Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: cross member
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: cross member

Good luck!

Cheers,
Mike.