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by pete lewis
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Door seals
Replies: 6
Views: 484

Re: Door seals

theres other posts about the trials and tribulations of door seals that dont fit i used C O Baines SRS 071 runs rounds the door channel in five minutes ., use a little soft soap to lube. you may wish to use a different section , a slightly deeper seal would be my second choice its getting the Tee se...
by pete lewis
Sat Jul 01, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: Overdrive issue sorted.
Replies: 3
Views: 544

Re: Overdrive issue sorted.

if its a J type there is inside the end of the solenoid a small 10mm circlip, this when removed releases the spool inside , this is the bit that sticks , most O rings seal the outer body you need a 1"AF thin wall spanner to undo the sol. dont wrench it off with grips on the body you can wreck it eas...
by pete lewis
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Converting to Stag rear drums...
Replies: 8
Views: 924

Re: Converting to Stag rear drums...

With 14"wheels I found stag fronts were well cheaper than 2000 mk2
so she has stag disc and calipers but std rears apart from the stag hand brake shoe spreader
by pete lewis
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Converting to Stag rear drums...
Replies: 8
Views: 924

Re: Converting to Stag rear drums...

canley classic stock new
216461 BRAKE DRUM - 2000 2.5 MKII £28.00 EACH IN STOCK



Pete
by pete lewis
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Carburettor Identification AUC8490 (Will they fit?)
Replies: 7
Views: 664

Re: Carburettor Identification AUC8490 (Will they fit?)

just looked in my SU manual and it shows all the numbers for every car but not the numbers for main body or the top piston cover ...sorry

a search on Burlen drew a blank but maybe give them a call

Pete
by pete lewis
Fri May 26, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Hand brake adjustment
Replies: 14
Views: 1391

Re: Hand brake adjustment

my original quest was that if you need the 518681/2 assy for the saloons they are not overly available they are well know for the bell crank to seize , this assy was used on many cars of the time .many seized, and mis adjusted cables were the results. the bell crank can wear where the shoe web conta...
by pete lewis
Wed May 24, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Hand brake adjustment
Replies: 14
Views: 1391

Re: Hand brake adjustment

Think I said in my hb expander exercise the after market bonded shoes were terrible continually turning the facing into a black residue , putting the old riveted oe spec shoes transformed the braking Incidently Rodsport saidnthe TR7 has the same expander as the saloon But the longer lever helps a lo...
by pete lewis
Mon May 15, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Cylinder block drain tap
Replies: 9
Views: 1042

Re: Cylinder block drain tap

if you want to check the actual temperature get a cheap thermometer from the chemist and stick it in the header . or get a infra red remote reader , it will always read high after a stop as the circulation has ceased and the block heat is absorbed by the coolant thats normal. driving gets ram air id...
by pete lewis
Mon May 15, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Idling too quickly
Replies: 9
Views: 870

Re: Idling too quickly

if they have temperature compensators on the side they may be set open when they need to be closed at normal temperatures held on the side with 2 screws, and sealed to the body with two O rings , the plunger inside needs to be seated closed, adjust by tighten the small nut on the bi metal strip.. it...
by pete lewis
Mon May 15, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Radio Mounting
Replies: 12
Views: 1499

Re: Radio Mounting

you may need a plastic filler panel to make it DIN fitting size eg

https://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-GRID008670

also available from others .

Pete