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41. Re: TR-6 Rear Disc Brakes & mild rant... (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 10:40:31 EDT
"If the object is to win, then cheating is legal" Barry Yes Barry but isn't the true spirit of Vintage that it isn't ALL about winning? (insert stupid smiley face) Glen
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00389.html (7,731 bytes)

42. Re: TR-6 Rear Disc Brakes & mild rant... (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 11:12:39 EDT
Peter Egan had a good column on this a few years ago, the point of which was that it's a whole lot more fun to win with a legal car than it is to win with a cheater car. And maybe that it's a whole l
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00394.html (8,117 bytes)

43. Re: Setting valves (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 15:25:54 EDT
I understand the 1 & 4 and the 2&3 thing, but where I get lost is what about 5&6? Now I'm getting lost. The "opposite" method ie dividing the head in half, front to rear, & setting a particular valve
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00402.html (7,440 bytes)

44. rant on the "vintage" in vintage racing A LINK for Vintage (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 18:27:26 EDT
This is probably an appropriate time to post this (if it works). It says a whole lot about our sport.. Glen copy & pastehttp://www.englishautosports.com/PureBS.html http://www.englishautosports.com/P
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00405.html (6,922 bytes)

45. Re: 2005 Greatrace update Land Rover? That's just wrong... (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 14:47:58 EDT
<<This year the British Pacific entry is a 1959 Land Rover 88.>> Uhhh, excuuuse me... but... that IS a contradiction of terms. Never use any form of the word "race' with "Land Rover". One who knows,
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00419.html (7,027 bytes)

46. Re: GT6 rear sway bar (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 11:13:48 EDT
my concern has always been that it will cause *more* inside rear wheel lift in corners, since it further will limit suspension travel. Yes the bar is going to tend to pick up the inside wheel when it
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00465.html (7,703 bytes)

47. Re: GT6 rear sway bar (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 12:24:57 EDT
I find it hard to draw a comparison between a solid axle TR and a GT6. plus the difference between early & late GT-6 suspension...
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00470.html (7,825 bytes)

48. Re: Oil pan gasket (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 11:07:25 EDT
Something to avoid scraping the gasket from the block while under the car. and eliminate yet another time-honored tradition...... Glen
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00498.html (6,834 bytes)

49. Re: APTFAST-Opinions solicited (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 07:11:22 EDT
The Davids (Anton & Vizard) have been around a LONG time & know what they're doing. Plus they did write THE book (s) on the A-series, etc. Glen
/html/fot/2005-05/msg00208.html (7,254 bytes)

50. Re: what's wrong with Vintage Racing (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 14:55:53 EDT
The Mitty started out kind of like that, a lot of track time for a few groups. But as the sport got popular and more and more types of cars came to race, the number of groups got larger. To accommoda
/html/fot/2005-05/msg00275.html (9,650 bytes)

51. Re: Tim Slater-are you out there? Nomination!? (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 11:25:01 EDT
If Tim has never been nominated this is a huge oversight, but correctable. It would be my honor to submit his nomination. Tim? Tim who? Oh yeah, Tim Slater with the blindingly fast Spit.... My pleasu
/html/fot/2005-05/msg00495.html (6,866 bytes)

52. Re: re-torque cyl heads (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 18:06:00 EDT
The TR7 was an interesting animal when it came to head torques & don't forget that the factory issued upgraded head gaskets & studs as well... what a pos... Glen
/html/fot/2005-04/msg00108.html (7,646 bytes)

53. Re: Spitfire Engine Bearings Supplier? (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 17:22:56 EDT
are these the original trimetal or are they some other product in a Vandervell box???? Mostly "Glacier" brand is alternate. Glen
/html/fot/2005-04/msg00154.html (7,042 bytes)

54. Re: Spitfire Engine Bearings Supplier? (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 17:21:23 EDT
How can you tell trimetal originals from later substitutes??? Part number with suffix "A" for alternate Glen
/html/fot/2005-04/msg00155.html (7,027 bytes)

55. Re: cam timing (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2005 09:48:52 EST
OK, a simple way to check with engine together & in the car, if it's a symetrical lobe cam... Set #4 (6) inlet & exhaust valve clearance to a big number, .050-.060 is enough for most profiles. It doe
/html/fot/2005-03/msg00099.html (7,896 bytes)

56. Re: cam timing (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2005 11:08:18 EST
I just tried it and it seems quite accurate. It's as accurate as the ramps are... I guess that's why we have dial indicators & degree wheels (or "Cam Doctors" if we can afford them!) Glen
/html/fot/2005-03/msg00102.html (7,539 bytes)

57. Re: Boring Wet Liners-More to learn (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 12:21:41 EST
That should probably be 5 tenths (.0005), not .005??? They sure do move around but not that much! Glen
/html/fot/2005-03/msg00144.html (7,098 bytes)

58. Re: FOT Project Pulley (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2005 17:51:39 EST
If a pump creates pressure on the outlet side(block), it would have a lower pressure on the suction side(radiator). In my Spitwad I have a warning light system that comes on if I loose coolant pressu
/html/fot/2005-03/msg00350.html (8,489 bytes)

59. Re: FOT Nomination (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 09:15:10 EST
yeah I'll second or third or fourth that nomination also. Welcome back Barry! Glen Efinger
/html/fot/2005-01/msg00094.html (6,363 bytes)

60. need a gear (score: 1)
Author: Fubog1@aol.com
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 08:00:01 EST
Anybody have a late TR-6 second mainshaft gear #TKC454 for sale? I have to finish Mikes gearbox before he forgets how to drive the red car. Please email me direct. Thanks! Glen
/html/fot/2004-12/msg00085.html (6,201 bytes)


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