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by M5driver
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild

<t>I've been quiet for nearly a month, a combination of shifts that don't fit with leisure time. Also buying parts and seeking advice. So thanks to Messrs Harvey, Shackford and Witor.<br/> <br/> In the last few weeks cleaning has been taking place to the reusable parts from the rocker gear, timing a...
by M5driver
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Mk1 Pi or early Mk2 pi Distributor wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Mk1 Pi or early Mk2 pi Distributor wanted

Has anyone got a spare early Pi or Mk1 Pi distributor they would be prepared to sell. The original for my Mk1 pi is damaged, so I am looking for a good replacement. PM me if you can help. Chris
by M5driver
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild

Well have tried editing the posts to put the pictures back in no luck I can only seem to post one per reply. Anyway now the timing gear is off cam and followers out. No signs of wear to the cam or followers. the timing chain is worn so is the tensioner, also the crank sleeve was turned around due to...
by M5driver
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild

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by M5driver
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild

<r>The head has been removed with much heaving and hoeing. My back doesn't like it. But it came off without too much brute force. The valves and springs have been removed have been removed. I have checked the valve stem movement in the guide. All the exhausts move excessively the inlets are not so b...
by M5driver
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi engine rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Mk1 Pi engine rebuild

After many years of service the original engine for my Mk1 Pi is out for a rebuild. The reason being it was rather smokey and leaking oil and probably down on power.So far the rocker shaft has been removed and dismantled. P1030172.JPG If you can see most of the flats for the oil feed holes have worn...
by M5driver
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: Fuel consumption
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Fuel consumption

Hi having owned several 2.5pi's saloons and estates it does depend on your right foot. But on a long run cross country 26/27 mpg, motorway you can get 30 keeping to the speed limits. Around town in a cold winter on a short journey (unlikely these days) 17/18 mpg. Towing expect very low 20's even les...
by M5driver
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: Fuel consumption
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Fuel consumption

Hi having owned several 2.5pi's saloons and estates it does depend on your right foot. But on a long run cross country 26/27 mpg, motorway you can get 30 keeping to the speed limits. Around town in a cold winter on a short journey (unlikely these days) 17/18 mpg. Towing expect very low 20's even les...
by M5driver
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: Fuel consumption
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Fuel consumption

Hi having owned several 2.5pi's saloons and estates it does depend on your right foot. But on a long run cross country 26/27 mpg, motorway you can get 30 keeping to the speed limits. Around town in a cold winter on a short journey (unlikely these days) 17/18 mpg. Towing expect very low 20's even les...
by M5driver
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Time Warp Pi
Replies: 37
Views: 4526

Re: Time Warp Pi

This looks like a potential show winner in the making. Excellent post and standard of work. :)