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by JimB
Fri Aug 05, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Dropping the engine/gearbox...
Replies: 12
Views: 5544

Re: Dropping the engine/gearbox...

Yep, MkII. Are there any hints/tips for getting the gear knob or gear stick off? I can sense that this might be one of those seemingly easy tasks that ends up taking loads of time if you don't know exactly how! :roll: I think the rest of the engine drop ought to be relatively straightforward. I'll r...
by JimB
Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Dropping the engine/gearbox...
Replies: 12
Views: 5544

Dropping the engine/gearbox...

Hi all, At long last, I've got some time this weekend to drop the engine/gearbox and get it all fettled ready for the RBRR in October... I'm going to be lowering as one, so could I get away with removing just the gear knob and not the whole gearstick assembly? Also, does anyone have a heavy duty dol...
by JimB
Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Onto the floor or out the top?
Replies: 5
Views: 2145

Re: Onto the floor or out the top?

My chioice would be from below, but I have the pit and access to a cut down front subframe which would allow me to roll the car backwards and forwards on it's suspension still. By yourself from below has to be easier really. Colin I like the idea of two separate ends of the suspension crossmember, ...
by JimB
Mon Apr 25, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Onto the floor or out the top?
Replies: 5
Views: 2145

Onto the floor or out the top?

Hello :D It's time to get the engine out of my PI to give it the proper rebuild it deserves after the quick/cheap one two years ago when a piston went bang... What's easier? Dropping the engine and gearbox onto the floor or splitting the engine from the gearbox and lifting it out the top? I've got a...
by JimB
Mon Apr 25, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Engine crane needed...please...
Replies: 3
Views: 2297

Re: Engine crane needed...please...

Hi Mike, It was a road trip and a half... Managed to reassemble the crane and then kept it so for the return trip from Weymouth - all securely tied down with a couple of extra ratchet straps purchased en route from Didcot to Weymouth :lol: Now trying to find a date and method* for extracting the cur...
by JimB
Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Engine crane needed...please...
Replies: 3
Views: 2297

Engine crane needed...please...

Hi there, has anyone got a portable/foldable engine hoist/crane that I could borrow this weekend, please? I'm based in Winchester and will have use of a van to collect. Thanks!
by JimB
Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Inertia switch for PI fuel cutoff
Replies: 5
Views: 2657

Inertia switch for PI fuel cutoff

Hello!

Has anyone got one spare, please? The one in my PI has seen better days and I'd rather not have to swap it out for a modern solution.

Thanks :D
by JimB
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Triumph Events
Topic: rbrr 2016 who's in
Replies: 10
Views: 6017

Re: rbrr 2016 who's in

I'm in - Team 145 :D
by JimB
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: non working Mk1 starter motor wanted.
Replies: 2
Views: 1664

Re: non working Mk1 starter motor wanted.

Perhaps you could get your original unit rebuilt, unless the damaged flange means it's scrap... At Stoneleigh last month, I met a guy running Classic & Vintage Dynamos - he specialises in rebuilding dynamos, alternators and starter motors. I handed him my PI's original AC Delco alternator (which had...
by JimB
Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Triumph/MG Spares Day
Replies: 6
Views: 3179

Re: Triumph/MG Spares Day

It was a good weekend and the great Register stand, pulled together by Amanda and Colin, certainly stood out from the crowd.

I too found most traders ready to make a deal, but some of the bigger names were rather stubborn and they ended up taking lots of stock home... :lol: