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by Dave B
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Steering Wheels
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Re: Steering Wheels

Some possible candidates in this lot..............

http://mk1-performance-conversions.co.u ... rchive.htm
by Dave B
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Steering Wheels
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Re: Steering Wheels

I think they were made by Motolita originally, your best chance of tracking one down would be via Lee Godfrey (Englishbull on here) but he doesn't seem to visit often these days, you might have better luck on the Faceache pages. Wont be cheap though, as you say, very rare now!
by Dave B
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Low reading guages
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Re: Low reading guages

Try an additional earth with good clean contacts to the (black wire) negative circuit at the rear of the instrument panel.

By the way, dont forget the Lancashire group meeting a fortnight tomorrow 25/1/18. :)
New Hall Tavern, Cuerdale Lane, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0XA.
01772 877942
by Dave B
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: correct battery
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: correct battery

I used to have a similar problem with my mk2 a few years ago, going through several batteries that seemed to lose their efficieny quite quickly. I decided to have my starter motor reconditioned by a local auto-electrics company and..............result! The starter now turns the engine over a lot fas...
by Dave B
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New memeber
Replies: 6
Views: 258

Re: New memeber

Hi Aidan Where abouts in Manchester are you? You would be most welcome to attnd the Lancashire Group meetings in Samlesbury if you like, we have members from your way (Rochdale, Eccles Wigan) who attend regularly. Its also a way to get to attend classic car shows in the North-West, also there is Dri...
by Dave B
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Triumph Events
Topic: National 2018 update
Replies: 12
Views: 615

Re: National 2018 update

Geoff, I have to agree with Sharon & Colin, its not all about the cars at all, there's all sorts of other things going on, as Colin has referred to. The ladies in our local group are not particularly into car related stuff, but still look forward to and enjoy the week. On the only day that is anythi...
by Dave B
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Location of Battery
Replies: 8
Views: 603

Re: Location of Battery

Actually, the original battery spec. was a Lucas Pacemaker, red top with translucent case. If memory serves, the model no. was B9 or A13, relevant to the number of plates in the battery. They have been obsolete for quite a while now, probably since the current style of battery id 015,096 etc came, I...
by Dave B
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Door catch strap
Replies: 7
Views: 514

Re: Door catch strap

Actually Ted, I think the rear ones are not handed but the front ones are, so 'only' 3 different types! Not really relevant though because, as you say, the RH front is like rocking horse droppings anyway! Cheers, Mike. Mike, its the other way round (on a mk2 at least). Fronts are same for either si...
by Dave B
Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Location of Battery
Replies: 8
Views: 603

Re: Location of Battery

In the myriad of battery sizes and capacaties available these days, there seem to be two constants, battery widths of 135mm and 175mm. I dont think there is anything above 45a/h available in the smaller width. Although my car has the wider battery tray, I had the same problem as you when I put a 250...
by Dave B
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: flasher unit
Replies: 11
Views: 376

Re: flasher unit

I would think that would be fine, Mike. Just remember its likely to be Ho Chi Lucas from Bejing rather than Joe Lucas from Birmingham these days though! Will do the job, I' sure.