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by Richard B
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:30 am
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: The old problem back again
Replies: 21
Views: 7895

Re: The old problem back again

Have you checked the condition of the Diff mount pins?

They can corrode & snap. :shock:
by Richard B
Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:55 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: C V Joint Conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 5355

Re: C V Joint Conversion

The CV conversion is different to the Datsun driveshaft conversion which just uses larger (metric) U/J's.
by Richard B
Mon Mar 08, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: MkII Front wing O/S S/H for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 931

MkII Front wing O/S S/H for sale

MkII Front wing O/S S/H for sale, very good wheel arch, needs some work to front seams. £130

Also O/S Front inner wheelarch S/H, good where it meets the wing £25

pm me or phone (eve) 01483 234557
by Richard B
Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: You've won the Lotto, what would you do to your Triumph?
Replies: 27
Views: 5214

Re: You've won the Lotto, what would you do to your Triumph?

Alec wrote: none of the above, but I'd rally it.
Spitfire MkIII replace the sills and respray.
MkI PI set of Corillo rods, balance the engine, 150 BHP cam, fit a good 6-3-1 and then rally it. :lol:
MkI PI Estate rebuild it
MkII PI Saloon respray it 8)
by Richard B
Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: 2500S Differential
Replies: 8
Views: 1609

Re: 2500S Differential

TR6 UK does have a 3.45 ratio but check that the States did not get something lower to compensate for the lower power.

You might be better off buying a replacement Crown-Wheel & Pinion (If it's wrecked) and have the unit rebuilt on your side of the pond. :idea:
by Richard B
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Genuine minilites, stainless exhausts
Replies: 8
Views: 1854

Re: Genuine minilites, stainless exhausts

PM sent, the wife wants the exhaust for her Estate, sorry for the delay!

Richard
by Richard B
Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: mk1 PI estate stainless exhaust issues
Replies: 18
Views: 3289

Re: mk1 PI estate stainless exhaust issues

I use these (6 Ton)
by Richard B
Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:45 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: mk1 PI estate stainless exhaust issues
Replies: 18
Views: 3289

Re: mk1 PI estate stainless exhaust issues

I don't have any ramps, Jessica (my daughter uses these) 3Ton
by Richard B
Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: mk1 PI estate stainless exhaust issues
Replies: 18
Views: 3289

Re: mk1 PI estate stainless exhaust issues

Agree with the various comments. The Mk I Subframe has two brackets with U shaped slots for the exhaust mount bolt to sit in. The Mk II has two brackets with holes which hold the bolt more securely. The correct exhaust hanger is a lot of bits as has been said. There are two figure of 8 plates and tw...
by Richard B
Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:43 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Wtd: Stainless Steel Exhaust system for MkII
Replies: 4
Views: 1312

Re: Wtd: Stainless Steel Exhaust system for MkII

Don't get me wrong, no problems with Chris's systems. I've got them on two of the PI's. :D However I find sports or semi-sports exhausts are very 'boomy' in an Estate, although my experience has been mainly with 2.5PI's. Hence I'm looking for a standard setup. Also I'd like to save a few beer tokens...