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by sahtuning2000
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Longest Triumph 2000 ownership?
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: Longest Triumph 2000 ownership?

Yep he has that,the green buff log book,he has that then the new 1977? release aswell,so he had it in 1977 for sure I remember,think he had it in the summer of 76... If its a maybe that he is the longest owner then I will have to dig deeper to find out for sure,i know photos exist of me sitting on t...
by sahtuning2000
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Longest Triumph 2000 ownership?
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: Longest Triumph 2000 ownership?

Great reading,i need to find out how long my Dad has owned his MK1,i know its over 40 years now and if I can get the exact date it could be the longest ownership of a Triumph 2000,but I need to find out for sure,i GUESS at 42 years maybe?
by sahtuning2000
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: MK1 bits wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: MK1 bits wanted

Forgot!
I need a MK1 boot lock aswell,the outer one with the little flap,complete with key.
by sahtuning2000
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Longest Triumph 2000 ownership?
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Longest Triumph 2000 ownership?

Just wondered who has owned there Triumph for the longest time,read recently about one person who bought there car brand new 40 years ago,which is amazing.
Anyone beat that???
by sahtuning2000
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: MK1 bits wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 107

MK1 bits wanted

Need a couple of bits for my Dads MK1
Left(N/S) B post indicator lense,must be very nice condition.
Lucas horn relay that has 4 connectors marked C1(2 connectors,but only one used)C2 and W1.
by sahtuning2000
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: MK1 getting hot and holding back.
Replies: 2
Views: 106

MK1 getting hot and holding back.

So after a weekend working on dads MK1 we took it for a long overdue run,2 issues appeared... So its had a top end rebuild with new headgasket,valves etc etc to be honest a decoke. All coolant hoses checked or replaced and the system flushed which was very good in the first place,new waterpump,chang...
by sahtuning2000
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: MK1 fueling issues?
Replies: 17
Views: 1677

Re: MK1 fueling issues?

Just spoke to him and he said he checked the diaphrams and refitted the air filters but it still won,t start,he now has a very bad fear that the timing chain has either jumped or broken.... He thinks he can hear to rubbing on the cover when he turns it over by hand,so what is the situation there?i,a...
by sahtuning2000
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: MK1 fueling issues?
Replies: 17
Views: 1677

Re: MK1 fueling issues?

The plugs are getting wet,he has looked,so that's a start,he has mentioned banging and popping which does sound like timing issues,but I would of thought he would of been OK with a new dizzy which would eliminate any points/condenser issues,but it still won,t start,i wonder if it had an issue with t...
by sahtuning2000
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: MK1 fueling issues?
Replies: 17
Views: 1677

Re: MK1 fueling issues?

O.k latest update is it still will not start! My Dad has gone through lots of checks,but what he hasn,t checked are the carb diaphrams and he is trying to start it with no air filter box on it?So he is looking at the diaphrams today and refitting the air box,there is a strong spark and the plugs are...
by sahtuning2000
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: MK1 fueling issues?
Replies: 17
Views: 1677

Re: MK1 fueling issues?

Thanks chaps,all these ideas have been passed onto my Dad,who only today has fitted an electronic ignition that he bought recently,he hasn,t tried starting it yet as he is going through all the checks,but has confirmed that the pump is working as it should,and fuel is fine to the carbs,he has checke...