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by tony
Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Electrical Systems
Topic: Battery
Replies: 13
Views: 1799

Re: Battery

No matter which you choose I'd consider using a trickle charger unless you're using the car regularly .Batteries don't really like being being left partially flat.
Tony.
by tony
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: General Triumph 2000 Discussion
Topic: Towing
Replies: 2
Views: 1134

Re: Towing

Just be sure your brakes are adequate. They tend to get away on you if too fast down hill. :o
Tony.
by tony
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: HELP! Where has it gone? A comedy.
Replies: 13
Views: 1320

Re: HELP! Where has it gone? A comedy.

I did this with a Rover once. used an ice cream stick to push the shells around and pushed new ones back the same way.
Tony.
by tony
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Wiper arm
Replies: 21
Views: 4438

Re: Wiper arm

This, to me, looks the same configuration as a normal 2000/2500.
Tony.
by tony
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Body and Trim
Topic: Wiper arm
Replies: 21
Views: 4438

Re: Wiper arm

OK, first of all where are you. 2nd. does the arm park on the left or right. Our one's seem to vary a bit depending on what bits they had in the parts bin. I may be able to help. Can you post a pic?
Tony.
by tony
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil pressure switch thread
Replies: 10
Views: 1832

Re: Oil pressure switch thread

Probably 1/8 NPT or 1/8 BSP. Not really much difference at that size.
Tony.
by tony
Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Manifold Heater Pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 1801

Re: Manifold Heater Pipe

I replaced the one on the one on my Mk2 a few years ago with copper. Unless you have access to a drill press and something solid to bolt it to I'd take it to an engineering shop.A small job for someone with the right gear.Its liable to pick up on the narrow bore and throw you across the room if you ...
by tony
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Knocking on start up
Replies: 11
Views: 2184

Re: Knocking on start up

FWIW I have always used a Z103 filter which is fairly long, with no apparent problems. I also use Penrite 20/60 oil.
Tony.
by tony
Fri Jul 17, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Knocking on start up
Replies: 11
Views: 2184

Re: Knocking on start up

Not really a good trick to run it like this.you don't necessarily need a non return valve in the filter, the spin on filter is fitted vertically so drain back shouldn't be a problem. The sooner you can get a pressure gauge fitted the better so you can see whats happening . Use a good quality 30/50 g...
by tony
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:29 am
Forum: Transmission
Topic: Overdrive question
Replies: 9
Views: 5109

Re: Overdrive question

What grade oil are you using? Just a thought.
Tony.