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by brianthesnail96
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Strombergs / SUs
Replies: 16
Views: 1540

Re: Strombergs / SUs

Cheers! My train of thought was to fit HS6s with, as you suggest, the matching manifold, linkages etc. that I believe should be on my engine anyway- I'll look up the engine number when I'm back with the car. Hadn't even thought about HS4s but I imagine they are more suited to a 2000? The engine shou...
by brianthesnail96
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Strombergs / SUs
Replies: 16
Views: 1540

Re: Strombergs / SUs

I'm sure this is a silly question to the old hands (and not quite the right place to ask but it is related) but what is actually involved in swapping from one to the other? I've got a bit of a bitsa- originally a Mk2 PI (so pre facelift) but with the engine from a post facelift 2500TC (from memory),...
by brianthesnail96
Mon May 14, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Mk2 Estate Hubs & Diff, panels- Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 269

Re: Mk2 Estate Hubs & Diff, panels- Wanted

Thanks for the advice John. Sounds like the Stag rear end would almost be an ideal solution then. With the current diff and overdrive it's pretty long legged so I'm sure the slightly lower ratio wouldn't be a problem to me. t2000, where in the world are you? And what condition are the bits in- are w...
by brianthesnail96
Fri May 11, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Mk2 Estate Hubs & Diff, panels- Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 269

Re: Mk2 Estate Hubs & Diff, panels- Wanted

Cheers folks. Sorry Mike, looks like I'd scribbled down the wrong one when I was trying to work out what I needed! I assume it's still got the right diff, although having checked the serial numbers out it's the wrong engine (still a 2.5 but not a PI). t2000- that would probably make life quite a bit...
by brianthesnail96
Wed May 09, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Mk2 Estate Hubs & Diff, panels- Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 269

Mk2 Estate Hubs & Diff, panels- Wanted

Hi folks, Having got some miles under my belt on my newly purchased PI (now on carbs) manual estate, there's a few bits that we've established need doing sooner rather than later. The car is supposed to be on the RBRR in October... The diff is extremely noisy when cruising, which from the amount of ...
by brianthesnail96
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New potential 2000ist
Replies: 5
Views: 740

Re: New potential 2000ist

Had a test drive of a 2500TC, can definitely see why they are such popular cars for long distance driving events.

Not the smartest example out there by a long shot but it drove well- have agreed a price but the owner is still using it as his modern has broken down... 8)
by brianthesnail96
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New memeber
Replies: 8
Views: 942

Re: New memeber

aidanfisher wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:55 pm

Look forward to taking part--I have been on the rally scene for many years --I restore Fire Engines but am getting a bit old for it!!
I thought the name was familiar- a regular CCMV contributor if I'm not mistaken?
by brianthesnail96
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New potential 2000ist
Replies: 5
Views: 740

Re: New potential 2000ist

Cheers folks. I assumed it was probably something along those lines Mike, no bother, just made me chuckle especially as you must have almost dealt with it by return of post as it were. Must admit I really enjoy driving the Dolomite, it goes very well, handles nicely (I may have low standards in this...
by brianthesnail96
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New potential 2000ist
Replies: 5
Views: 740

New potential 2000ist

Hi all, Just signed up to the forum, not an owner yet but actively looking. Never owned a Triumph myself but I helped with a pretty thorough restoration of a Dolly 1850HL belonging to a friend and have done two RBRRs in it now, however I gave up my seat this year so the owner's Dad can have a go. Fo...