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121. Re: [Fot] Source needed for single-flare brake lines (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 08:26:00 EST
(install in die with just the right amount of tube extending past the edge, insert end die and form bubble, find that the tube has slipped down, cut it off and try again, get a nice bubble, squash it
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00144.html (8,585 bytes)

122. Re: [Fot] Caliper questions (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 13:40:19 EST
I fully expect the bores to be totally corroded, so of course I'll have to split the calipers to clean them up. The manual says don't do it, but I don think I'll have a choice "DO NOT PART THE TWO HA
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00155.html (8,398 bytes)

123. Re: [Fot] EGT; the true need? (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 08:44:23 EST
When you see one EGT needle go up and then down, you know a carb has run out of gas for some reason. ... or if it starts to spike, it's starting to go into detonation :-( Glen @ 1325 ________________
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00173.html (6,889 bytes)

124. Re: [Fot] Summers Brothers Axle Failures? (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 16:37:49 EST
FWIW I've got a set of the old Mueller axles in my spit. They're one-piece, with the circlip bearing retention. They have a lot of national races on them from the old days when Jim Johnson had the ca
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00185.html (8,219 bytes)

125. Re: [Fot] Brake Master Cylinders for Race Spitfire. (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 06:57:32 EST
I have the same set up in my 65 Spit. The front brakes are gt6's. This is the third Spit I have had this on and have never had any issues. I do bleed my brakes between sessions. Same here. Glen _____
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00206.html (7,497 bytes)

126. Re: [Fot] Brake Master Cylinders for Race Spitfire. (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 08:35:42 EST
The master I use for the front cylinder is slightly taller than the one used for the rear, but I don't think that is really necessary. Chuck I'm glad you brought up that point. I use that cylinder fo
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00208.html (7,558 bytes)

127. Re: [Fot] Cabo, Baby! (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 12:18:11 EST
Got a picture from my brother out in DFW Texas this morning, sure looks like Cabo was pretty cool 20 years ago, before the touristas discovered it... ;-) 72 & rainy in so fla, wind chill probably 68
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00235.html (8,176 bytes)

128. Re: [Fot] Cabo, Baby! (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 12:29:38 EST
72 & rainy in so fla, wind chill probably 68 though, brrr... So that means that you are wearing your leather jacket again today, doesn't it? ;-) Irv No Irv I left it home today but have a sweatshirt
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00238.html (8,131 bytes)

129. Re: [Fot] Flight around the block (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 11:39:42 EST
Hope you don't if I start this again.....after some WWII horse powers you may like some nowadays power? And some cool music too ...I like Blink 182 Now we're cooking with fire, yeah... Glen to quote
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00250.html (6,976 bytes)

130. Re: [Fot] TR 4 Differentials (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 14:05:35 EST
I have run my TR-4A (solid axle) in vintage racing for three years with the stock differential with no problems until it lock - unlocked - and then broke completely at Sears Point. I am down to two c
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00298.html (8,953 bytes)

131. Re: [Fot] diff (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 08:13:22 EST
I generally leave out everything except the axle gears, essentially making it a spool. I put a good bevel on the gears to allow a good surface for the weld beads & wedge them tight in the housing so
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00323.html (7,201 bytes)

132. Re: [Fot] diff (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 08:39:12 EST
Whatever Glen does, it works. 12 years of TR flogging with no problems!! ah Jeff, you're too easy on it, I keep telling you that YOU GOTTA DRIVE IT LIKE YOU HATE IT! Thanks, Glen ____________________
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00326.html (7,081 bytes)

133. Re: [Fot] Spitfire 1500 Engine-uses??/ a few questions (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 08:45:28 EST
How often is the Sptifire 1500 engine used in racing? Until it blows up... Used in 74 & on MG Midget It has SERIOUS inertial weight issues, is NOT a high-speed engine. The BMC A-series 1275 will buzz
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00328.html (7,406 bytes)

134. Re: [Fot] diff (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 11:06:54 EST
Careful, Jeff. That sounds like some 'creative marketing' on Glen's part. OK Bill I'm busted...! Glen _______________________________________________ Fot mailing list Fot@autox.team.net http://autox.
/html/fot/2007-01/msg00331.html (7,191 bytes)

135. Re: [Fot] What to look for (rust) in buying a TR4? (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 11:39:07 EST
sorry to bomb the list with a non-racing thread, but I'm going to inspect a 1961 TR4, supposedly very pristine, unrestored body, with well maintained mechanicals that I hope to buy and use weekend fu
/html/fot/2007-02/msg00055.html (8,223 bytes)

136. Re: [Fot] Toyota 4Runner Starter Motor (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 13:00:08 EDT
Triumph design rules! .... yeah they (real TRs) have hand cranks.... Safety FasTR Glen ** AOL now offers free email to everyone. Find out more about what's free from AOL at http://www.aol.com. ______
/html/fot/2007-03/msg00083.html (7,025 bytes)

137. Re: [Fot] TR4 Suspension (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 11:45:51 EDT
A spacer between the spring and the axle gives the axle I agree with all that lowering blocks are not always the way to go, de-arching is the proper fix. Another point to consider is that (with lower
/html/fot/2007-03/msg00150.html (8,092 bytes)

138. Re: [Fot] Overdrive issue (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2007 12:09:09 EDT
The washer under the sun gear is almost always broken. It is interesting that the original overdrive manual says to have a sun gear float of 0.014 to 0.020, while later manuals say to use 0.008 to 0.
/html/fot/2007-04/msg00015.html (6,751 bytes)

139. Re: [Fot] Overdrive issue (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 11:41:14 EDT
Best mod EVER to an overdrive: Sell it for silly money to the street car crowd, use the cash for a set of close ratio gears and a set of tires. Great response Henry! Larry I vote #1 & #3 for sure. Gl
/html/fot/2007-04/msg00026.html (8,532 bytes)

140. Re: [Fot] brake bias / balance (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 13:38:17 EDT
The stability problem usually is more Dave, Corner Station Five at Road America is an example of this. It took me awhile to figure out why some very significant cars changed ends so readily, frequent
/html/fot/2007-04/msg00066.html (8,730 bytes)


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