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21. Re: Another Won't Start Saga (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 10:52:58 EDT
someone to stick rags or paper towels in a head or intake manifold to keep debris out of the engine.... OK, finally something I can relate to... They do indeed cause difficulty starting & may also cr
/html/fot/2005-08/msg00273.html (6,964 bytes)

22. Re: Nomination (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 08:13:27 EDT
With great pleasure I want to nominate Patrick Moore to our illustrious ranks. Atten-hut & a snappy salute to a fine young man! Thank you Patrick & welcome home... Glen
/html/fot/2005-08/msg00395.html (7,510 bytes)

23. Re: bearing help... (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 15:03:45 EDT
I really dont want to have an engine failure Russ pretty much summed it up. The rod stretches & the housing bore goes oval. Then the inner edges of the parting faces of the bearing shells turn into o
/html/fot/2005-08/msg00405.html (7,278 bytes)

24. Re: what do you do for wiring (score: 1)
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2005 16:53:10 EDT
In place of fuses, it is probably a good idea to use aircraft circuit breakers that can be reset by just pushing them in. They are very tolerant to heat and vibration. These breakers are best IMHO, I
/html/fot/2005-07/msg00017.html (8,284 bytes)

25. Re: Spitfire Axles (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 13:14:15 EDT
What have the rest of you done to make sure your yokes stay put on the inner end of your axles? I use manifold washers ie MGB, Midget, etc, the thick ones, & turn down the OD to fit. Part of the prob
/html/fot/2005-07/msg00050.html (7,443 bytes)

26. the last nail in the coffin, RIP Rover group (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 11:25:08 EDT
copy & paste the link
/html/fot/2005-07/msg00286.html (6,295 bytes)

27. Re: TR3 rack & pinion (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 10:42:58 EDT
Has anyone noticed the rack and pinion conversion on E-Bay (#4564261396)? I was considering bidding on it to swap out in the TR3 racer (for safety purposes) as a winter project. From the descriptions
/html/fot/2005-07/msg00309.html (7,934 bytes)

28. Re: TR3 rack & pinion (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 13:17:11 EDT
lot of bump steer or a lot of camber gain. The way I look at it, "camber gain" is just a part of bump steer. Agree on all other points, set it soft, let the suspension do its thing, & tune with sway
/html/fot/2005-07/msg00320.html (8,411 bytes)

29. Re: TR3 rack & pinion (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 14:06:51 EDT
Not really. Camber gain is caused by the difference in upper and lower suspension arm arc. You can easily have zero bump steer and lots of camber gain, or zero gain and lots of bump. they are unrelat
/html/fot/2005-07/msg00322.html (8,498 bytes)

30. Re: TR 3 Steering (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 13:36:06 EDT
but I'm having a hard time comprehending how the worm and peg could be quite so bad, especially if it is maintained. I'll admit that my prior TR3 racing experience is many years past, but I don't rec
/html/fot/2005-07/msg00343.html (9,131 bytes)

31. Re: Mallory dual point dizzy now Lucas slam (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 13:06:28 EDT
I really like my Lucas Distributor with Allison/Crane electronics. Not a thing wrong with that system. Safety FasTR, Glen regular user of Lucas, Borg & Beck clutches, stock rocker assemblies &.......
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00029.html (7,865 bytes)

32. Re: Mallory dual point dizzy now Lucas slam (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 07:37:41 EDT
Basically the early Lucas units, up to the late 60s, had a symetrical cam lobe & a tendency to bounce the points at medium-high rpm, with the standard points. There are/were different points availabl
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00041.html (9,488 bytes)

33. Re: Mallory dual point dizzy now Lucas slam (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 11:24:01 EDT
The distributor I tried to use is the 45D. What finally put me over the edge is the realization that in this "racing" distributor the point plate is the same as the vaccum advance unit and is "fixed"
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00045.html (8,265 bytes)

34. Lucas slam... which begs the obvious question... (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 09:00:01 EDT
"Following the valve cover races will be a demonstration of "Lucas launching". Recognition can be given for highest trajectory, best accuracy and longest distance hurled (with a catapult). In keeping
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00073.html (7,084 bytes)

35. Re: brake flaring - AN flares? (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 13:29:57 EDT
AN fittings - So you add a fitting, for example, at the wheel cylinder on my rear drum brakes, that adapts between the bubble flare requirement and the AN tube nut on the end of the pipe? Slip the "B
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00101.html (7,040 bytes)

36. Re: alloy head, for 6 cylinder & RULES!!! (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 07:20:18 EDT
Generally the cars I have seen recently, NONE would make it to the grid for the first practice. Just the very nature of racing/racers is to do development & (hopefully) go faster.... but.... we need
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00135.html (7,332 bytes)

37. Re: Recommendation for new member (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 11:03:32 EDT
71 TR6 fully restored frame off completed back in 90 * 74 TR6 fully restored (just need to complete interior)and built as a fast car or for autocross. * 68 TR250 in need of a full restoration. * 70 T
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00173.html (7,732 bytes)

38. Re: battery boom. (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 10:28:00 EDT
When it exploded and sent me back about three feet 30+ years ago I had one go off when I was disconnecting a charger. My right forearm was crossed in front of me so that kept most of the shrapnel & a
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00340.html (6,855 bytes)

39. Re: Setting valves, was: Follow-up question (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 08:52:23 EDT
Set intake with exhaust starting to OPEN, set exhaust with intake starting to CLOSE. HTH Safety FasTR, Glen
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00383.html (7,835 bytes)

40. Re: TR-6 Rear Disc Brakes & mild rant... (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 10:26:08 EDT
I'm not sure the Toyota caliper conversions are legal either. This is one of the main problems with Vintage racing today, there are no rules in some groups. Alternate brakes, suspension, gearboxes, f
/html/fot/2005-06/msg00388.html (8,276 bytes)

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