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by Dave B
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Triumph Events
Topic: National 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: National 2018

Sharon, I think you mean the 25th of JUNE!
Regards, Dave.
by Dave B
Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Brake Master Cylinder [1968 2000 mk1]
Replies: 14
Views: 675

Re: Brake Master Cylinder [1968 2000 mk1]

Just for future reference, what is the cost of re-sleeving your own cylinder?
by Dave B
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: 15"Wheels on a MK1 2000
Replies: 4
Views: 268

Re: 15"Wheels on a MK1 2000

I have 15" x 5.5J Moss replica Minilites (GAC8225X I think) with Firestone 195/60/15 tyres on my 2500, they are a 'snug' fit in the rear wheel arches, ie you can't get a finger between the wheel arch and the tyre at normal height, but I've never had any issues with them fouling the bodywork. I use a...
by Dave B
Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil dipstick tube position for 2500cc engine (1968) ?
Replies: 16
Views: 771

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

I've just measured my two engines: 2500 - 5" 2000 - 4.5" That's from the top of the tube to the top of the casting on the block. But the two are not quite the same design. The 2000 just has a plain tube fitting into a hole in the block, presumably adjustable up or own. The 2500 tube has a flange at...
by Dave B
Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil dipstick tube position for 2500cc engine (1968) ?
Replies: 16
Views: 771

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

On my mk2 2000, and also a spare 2500S unit I have, the top of the dipstick tube is 4.460" from the block in both cases. Four and a half inches should be near enough!
That is assuming mk1 & mk2 engines are the same in that respect.
by Dave B
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: wanted 2.5 estate
Replies: 10
Views: 608

Re: wanted 2.5 estate

Here's one...........
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RARE-TRIUMPH- ... Swa3ZZnvIV
No connection to me, by the way!
by Dave B
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: possible new owner of 2500TC
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: possible new owner of 2500TC

Have to agree with Charles. Body condition is paramount, it's a lot easier and cheaper to replace/upgrade mechanical bits and pieces than welding and repainting bodywork to a good standard.
by Dave B
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Motor Mouse
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Motor Mouse

Must be to keep their nuts dry :roll:
by Dave B
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: The return of JO
Replies: 8
Views: 553

Re: The return of JO

Colin, why is your number plate looking for cameras? :lol:
Nice looking car though........... for a Mk1 :lol:
by Dave B
Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: new MK1 WHEELS
Replies: 7
Views: 587

Re: new MK1 WHEELS

Copied from the Register technical specifications........

Wheels and Tyres

Rim: Offset (inset):
2000/2·5PI Mk1: 4½J-13″ steel disc
2000/2·5PI/2500TC Mk2: 5J-13″ steel disc
2500S Mk2: 5½5J-14″ cast alloy 19mm
Bolt circle
All models: 4 on 4½” circle