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by laurence
Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: mintex 1144 front brake pads
Replies: 5
Views: 2160

Re: mintex 1144 front brake pads

Thanks to all for your comments/links ,appreciated.The minted pads are expensive but have proved to be well up to the job on the modified car and brakes are one of those areas I would rather be safe than sorry :wink: , Cheers, Laurence ps on the standard Mk1, Colin, I do have a set of the old Lockhe...
by laurence
Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: mintex 1144 front brake pads
Replies: 5
Views: 2160

mintex 1144 front brake pads

My front brake pads are in need of replacement. Currently using mintex 1144s and they have proved to be good but i cant find my original supplier , does anyone know who currently could supply said pads?.I would also be interested what other brand of pads members on here have used and their comments/...
by laurence
Tue Feb 03, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: My 2000 saloon.
Replies: 13
Views: 5925

Re: My 2000 saloon.

Look forward to seeing down here in sunny but cold Devon,
Cheers,
Laurence
by laurence
Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Silly number plate question
Replies: 12
Views: 3931

Re: Silly number plate question

The ACE plates as supplied by Tippers are probably the most up market and certainly look good, imo,
cheers,
Laurence
by laurence
Sat Jan 17, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: E-bay and other ads
Topic: tr5 continental touring kit -Bloody 'elll
Replies: 8
Views: 3323

Re: tr5 continental touring kit -Bloody 'elll

anything remotely related to TR5s costs serious money these days,
cheers,
Laurence
by laurence
Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: 2000 mk2 estate rear axle
Replies: 11
Views: 4198

Re: 2000 mk2 estate rear axle

The adjustment of the rear wheels is by way of the shims/bracket located between the alloy trailing arms and the subframe . It is critical,imo, to get this setting correct,if not, the car will crab and handle badly , at the v least you will need a new set of tyres within a few k miles. My tyres are ...
by laurence
Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: What should i do with the bodywork?
Replies: 6
Views: 3026

Re: What should i do with the bodywork?

the problem is usually the size of the pic, try tinypic website it allows you to resize your photo and attach to your mail on this forum,its the one i use but there are others. Ref the panels you need,- think there are some that you need on ebay at the mo, sorry i don't have direct link, just put in...
by laurence
Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: What should i do with the bodywork?
Replies: 6
Views: 3026

Re: What should i do with the bodywork?

any chance of a photos?, hard to give an opinion with out eyeballing the goods first 8) .
Had the same problem as you, on balance think i will probably keep my mk1 project looking a bit ratty,a couple of photos attached give you an idea,
cheers,
Laurence
by laurence
Fri Jan 09, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: 2000 mk2 estate rear axle
Replies: 11
Views: 4198

Re: 2000 mk2 estate rear axle

TR6 wheels fit well on my Mk1,photo attached, with about 3/4 inch between outer tyre wall and the inner lip of wheel arch. The problem with Mk2 is that the rear track is a touch wider, not sure by how much,- others on here will no doubt tell you,- but it does make a difference and probably mean, at ...
by laurence
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: LBY740K
Replies: 17
Views: 6668

Re: LBY740K

From memory John, 'YB' was Somerset, not 'BY',
cheers,
Laurence.