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by Peter Douglas W
Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:47 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Finding the best ignition values
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Finding the best ignition values

Thanks
by Peter Douglas W
Sun Jul 31, 2022 5:50 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Finding the best ignition values
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Finding the best ignition values

Did not think about this varient as I have always done everything on my own.
by Peter Douglas W
Sat Jul 30, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Finding the best ignition values
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Finding the best ignition values

Carb job. The days of injection have long gone.whereby I always had excellent results and never any problems with the PI system. You say the book values are a starting point. Great but what do you do when you have absolutly no idea what is under the bonnet? You don*t even know which book to use. I k...
by Peter Douglas W
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:56 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Finding the best ignition values
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Finding the best ignition values

My saloon seems to be lacking in power. Everything from A to Z has been checked even Super Plus Petrol. No improvment. I am just wondering because of the petrol, the year, the miles, the new head, if the ignition point is no longer valid. Years ago I learnt to advance the ignition until the engine p...
by Peter Douglas W
Mon Dec 27, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: Bodywork
Replies: 0
Views: 2611

Bodywork

My bodywork needs a small amount of attention. Does anybody have experience with the saloon and TR Enterprises. They should at the same time, do an all round check. I had good experience with my TR6.
They are convinient as my sister lives in the near.
by Peter Douglas W
Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: Whroom Whroom
Replies: 6
Views: 2656

Re: Whroom Whroom

Have a look at the parts catalogue Number RTC 912 (1975)Pages 23-33 and 23-44 Triumph call them skid plates I call them boiler plates because of the thickness and the weight. The first owner work on building sites repairing huge Bulldozers hydraulics and he wanted to protect the underneath of the ca...
by Peter Douglas W
Sat Aug 28, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: Whroom Whroom
Replies: 6
Views: 2656

Re: Whroom Whroom

I am hoping it is rubber that has gone soft. i.e. Engine or G/B. Propshaft means a lot of work stripping down all the boiler plates.
by Peter Douglas W
Sat Aug 28, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: Whroom Whroom
Replies: 6
Views: 2656

Re: Whroom Whroom

It has been driving OK for a long time. I don't want to put it up on a ramp because I have the underneath full of boiler plates (Triumph option by the previous owner) It takes a lot of energy (weight) and time to remove them. Only so, can I inspect anything. My thinking is along the lines it is some...
by Peter Douglas W
Fri Aug 27, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: General Triumph Problems
Topic: Whroom Whroom
Replies: 6
Views: 2656

Whroom Whroom

Driving to my wife's hospital and back I have noticed some drumming. It can't be my car is perfect. :D :D :D Hum. OK her we go. New diff cone. New bushes at the rear. Prop proffesionally balanced. New tyres balanced. When driving under load at 2000 rpm e.g. 4th with O/D I get a drumming. it is like ...
by Peter Douglas W
Mon May 17, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Triumph 2000-2500-2.5 Spares Group
Topic: Rubbing strip
Replies: 8
Views: 4774

Re: Rubbing strip

I realised I had put it in the wrong box.