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by Tinsmith_Skippy
Fri May 17, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Triumph 2000-2500-2.5 Spares Group
Topic: Wanted nice Mk1 2000
Replies: 15
Views: 1242

Re: Wanted nice Mk1 2000

What about this MK1? https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1109226 Looks a good project that one! I agree with Tony what I paid for the Pi with a seized engine, a bit of rot in the wings and tired paint. To break even I would have to sell it for 15k. But our big saloons have rarely tested the water ...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Tue May 14, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Pi Tool Kit Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1043

Re: Pi Tool Kit Project

Bit more on the pursuit to happy running pi setup.
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Fri May 10, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: What colour
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: What colour

Chris have you thought about matching it to the body colour. It’s damson isn’t it? It’s quite a dark red so would look quite subtle, besides once all the gubbins are in you don’t see a lot anyway on the pi. It’s big decision! There’s no unnecessary keyboard wear in discussing it. :wink: I’m painting...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Wed May 01, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Project Pi
Replies: 51
Views: 5342

Re: Project Pi

Hello Charles it will be done by then, just a few little bits left bumpers, plates, sill trims and badges. Looks like a good day out I’ll contact you.
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Project Pi
Replies: 51
Views: 5342

Re: Project Pi

Rear finally coming together. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1XwYuqRK1pVfClo70CsYboR2luBcv1v8l Next project tool idea https://drive.google.com/uc?id=18F20kLA4yoRQoM_9uN82BRyPmDS3BHnV Bored at work so a little modelling in lunch breaks. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1Sq9ztVHYnI52ujlZmB9T9HGlNuWpDuGe
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Project Pi
Replies: 51
Views: 5342

Re: Project Pi

On the final push to completion! White walls get in! https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1mBZyCfuKDgDs1tP27lEU9G2gYYfya1oZ A tool for every job. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1Z3etcgCsijcqdcIRk1ph9X1qy8h5UJCx https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1Jm9Z9C4vBAv-im5zrqblsismeZlOzIWo https://drive.google.com/uc?id...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Choke Return Spring & Bracket for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Choke Return Spring & Bracket

So here it is fitted pictures of choke on choke off. I have 5 left for sale, It could be i'm the only 132bhp Pi owner who was missing this assembly out there, so i'm selling them for £11-50 postage included. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1dojEXSpCjCTEU_NcQZrf8q1h8bSY6wE4 https://drive.google.com/uc...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Choke Return Spring & Bracket for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Choke Return Spring & Bracket For Sale

The new brackets have been cut and here is the finished assembly. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1RXrJeuhBkVOKONykAxnsKtuAKhESMJ58 And its placement on the car in the parts manual item 50 51 52. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1TkJjD2hm1XABqCzuq3-x8G1hptb7jW_p I've ordered another length spring as th...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Rev counter pre FL MK2
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Rev counter pre FL MK2

Found this quite informative piece http://www.triumphclub.co.nz/wp-content ... Smiths.pdf

The kamacarze auto electrician in me would try using a jumper lead from a white ignition circuit to the other terminal.

But I think reading the above might be more successful:
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Choke Return Spring & Bracket for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Choke Return Spring & Bracket for sale

Whilst I was dismantling the mk1 Pi I found it still had this bracket and spring to aid the choke return. I made one up for my car but it was only a guess on the sizes. I’ve put in a order with the laser cutting firm to make the bracket (stainless steel) part. It was the same overall price if I orde...