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by atom
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Toe geometry
Replies: 5
Views: 2258

Re: Toe geometry

I was talking about checking things as camber, castor, kingpin inclination. Modern equipment is very helpful with checking that. This way I found (and solved) some oddities with my 2000. Now these problems are solved I can indeed make use of simple (Gunson) tracking methods every few years. Happy Ne...
by atom
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Toe geometry
Replies: 5
Views: 2258

Re: Toe geometry

Of course modern instruments are measuring much more precise as back in the "old" days. But this equipment can really help seeing strange settings of camber etc. It helped me a lot to see what was really wrong with the wheels of my 2000. When everything is settled the Gunson set can in deed be used ...
by atom
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Door catch strap
Replies: 7
Views: 3360

Re: Door catch strap

I am into these vehicles for more than 35 years. Back then they also didn't function.. 8)
by atom
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: Gearbox swap
Replies: 17
Views: 5394

Re: Gearbox swap

Copied directly from Chris Witor site: " Clutch Slave Cylinder Alloy 211061A 7/8" Bore (longer travel than 1") Best use with all aftermarket Clutches 2000 & 2.5".
Want I want to say is that it is always good to have both sizes of slave cylinder available when putting in a new clutch.

Succes!
by atom
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, Braking, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Steering Wheel.
Replies: 2
Views: 1892

Re: Steering Wheel.

Unfortunately it is not the same. The splines of the Herald/Vitesse/Spitfire/GT6 are smaller.
by atom
Mon May 08, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Idling too quickly
Replies: 9
Views: 3107

Re: Idling too quickly

I hope that rebuild means new butterflies and axles in this case. Air leakage because of sloppy axles is a very common reason for idling too fast without being able to calm it down.
by atom
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Cylinder block drain tap
Replies: 9
Views: 3414

Re: Cylinder block drain tap

There were "real" taps on the engines of my 1300TC and Heralds for sure. Not 100% certain if there is one on my 2000 Mk2, I am not in the country right now..
by atom
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Stromberg CDSE fast idle setting
Replies: 9
Views: 3011

Re: Stromberg CDSE fast idle setting

I have exactly the same problem with my CDS carbs.
Still didn't find a solution.
by atom
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Forum and Website Related
Topic: Sorry, the board attachment quota has been reached
Replies: 3
Views: 4365

Re: Sorry, the board attachment quota has been reached

You are right.
Be reducing the quality (not the pixels) it became less kilobytes.
That was the solution.
by atom
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Original Dash Board
Replies: 12
Views: 4302

Re: Original Dash Board

Found some nice pictures of how the 2000 Mk2 dashboard should look (an automatic though).
Triumph2000dashboard_s.jpg
Triumph2000centreconsole_s.jpg