Scott Kohl wrote:
> Holiday-ish Greetings to all! Since this is the festive season, let's
> try three trivia questions. The first two should be easy for the
> average Triumph anorak (like me), the third is the poser.
> 1)From where did the Triumph Herald get its name?
> 2)Every model had a code name given to it, other than its marque name,
> before its announcement to the public. The TR4 was "Zoom", or was it
> "Zest"? The Spitfire was "bomb" (ahem). Anyway, more than once, Chief
> Engineer Harry Webster wanted the code name to be the models
> name. He only succeeded with one model. What model was it?
> 3)What does the triumph "shield" or "book" really represent? (it is
> a book or shield.)
> I would expect that the Brits lurking about will know #1 and #2
> straight away. But #3 is pretty obscure.
> I had to fiddle with the scroll seal on a Mk.2 Spit I had once. The
> spiral is in the housing, and the crank has several equidistant square
> grooves, so the later lip seal doesn't work. Could you fit one of
> repair sleeves designed for the front pulley sealing surface to the
> of the crank to be able to use the later seal? Just a thought.
> Scott Kohl
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Shoot, I always assumed it was an early model radiator shell?