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1. Standard & Triumph Press Car fleet on film (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2005 09:53:14 -0000
Earlier in December, I was ploughing through some old copies of The Standard Car Review and my attention was drawn to an article in one of them about the company providing cars for a film called "The
/html/triumphs/2005-01/msg01076.html (7,874 bytes)

2. Re: TR2/TR3 (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2005 08:17:06 -0000
Phil Ethier wrote:We have a guy here in the Twin Cities who walked into a Healey dealer in those days and asked to buy a big Healey in black. They didn't come in black at that time. The dealer made s
/html/triumphs/2005-01/msg01109.html (7,310 bytes)

3. Triumph Spares Day - UK Sunday 6th Feb (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 09:42:53 -0000
I've had an off-list request from one of you who is planning to come to the UK for this event. Judging by what I read of last year's event on these lists, those of you who did visit were truly amaze
/html/triumphs/2005-01/msg01157.html (9,539 bytes)

4. Calling Fred Thomas (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 10:11:04 -0000
Sorry to bomb the list. Fred Thomas, I keep getting undeliverable message to your address at Verizon. Clicked on Reply to respond to your recent query and that was when the trouble started. Perhaps m
/html/triumphs/2005-01/msg01158.html (6,677 bytes)

5. RE: NO LBC: Irony can be so ironic sometimes (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2005 09:41:30 -0000
I take a somewhat fatalistic (and tongue in cheek) view on this general If you're driving a run-of-the-mill British sports car of the pre or post war era and have a serious accident at speed: 1. You'
/html/triumphs/2005-01/msg01267.html (10,813 bytes)

6. Re: Opinion Poll - Shop Manuals (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 08:38:18 -0000
You do have to learn British English to read these. I'm still trying to decide what "closeting" the gearbox and "cosseting" the transmission mean in American. Perhaps if you could type out a sentence
/html/triumphs/2005-01/msg01330.html (9,988 bytes)

7. Re: Trip to the Motherland (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 09:07:29 -0000
to the list, I have noticed that some of you may be living in England, I think! A few, just a few :) I am going on a trip there in June and was wondering if there were any car meets or shows that I m
/html/triumphs/2005-01/msg01389.html (7,450 bytes)

8. Re: What happens if I don't use a lead additive? (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 16:27:13 -0000
I am the proud new owner of a 71 GT6 MKIII and have a basic question. I was informed by the previous owner that I should add a lead additive to the fuel. How importnant is this and what happens if it
/html/triumphs/2004-12/msg00806.html (9,803 bytes)

9. Re: England (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2004 08:57:46 -0000
Much like it is for the rest of the year. B**y awful, though in those two months it can be worse than ever. Jonmac -- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://w
/html/triumphs/2004-12/msg00917.html (7,245 bytes)

10. Headlamp flashers, fly-off brakes - origins (longish) (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 13:33:57 -0000
Headlamp flashers I believe these originated in Italy. In many European countries, it is illegal to sound the car horn during hours of darkness - unless its an emergency. As the majority of cars *use
/html/triumphs/2004-12/msg00969.html (11,419 bytes)

11. Triumph pictures by a Standard Triumph stylist (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 22:37:46 -0000
If you surf Triumph websites outside your own country, I would point anyone interested in Standard Triumph artwork to the Triumph Sports Six Club website in the UK and this link in particular - http:
/html/triumphs/2004-12/msg01099.html (7,989 bytes)

12. Re: SU HS6 rebuild (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 09:07:01 -0000
Frank Crowe commented on the successful use of MOS2 (Molybdenum Disulphide) in very elderly gearboxes and axles. I'd endorse his comments, but only partially. I believe that in the UK, MOS2 is probab
/html/triumphs/2004-12/msg01180.html (7,174 bytes)

13. Sir Stirling Moss (terms of address - limited LBC) (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 13:59:48 -0000
A brief return to this subject, especially in view of the wider invite extended to enthusiasts to attend the function in Wisconsin. I noted in one of the digests that Randall referred to the great ma
/html/triumphs/2004-12/msg01279.html (9,081 bytes)

14. Most dangerous tool & Forms of address (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 10:43:11 -0000
I've discovered two heavy hammers used in unison can have painful outcomes. I was trying to remove the ball joint on the steering rod of my Fergie from the steering box drop arm. All manner of persua
/html/triumphs/2004-12/msg01311.html (7,610 bytes)

15. Re: Polishing the carbs (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2004 20:56:15 -0000
Really???????? The Bayeux Tapestry illustrates Old Bill only going to England in 1066. Didn't know he crossed the Atlantic as well - either before, or after :) I've always maintained the French shipb
/html/triumphs/2004-11/msg00653.html (8,197 bytes)

16. Re: Vandalism (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 09:12:04 -0000
Tragic though Mike Mawson's experiences are, we have "to make allowances for the fact that perpetrators are probably from broken homes, have never been shown any affection and are desperately unhappy
/html/triumphs/2004-11/msg00733.html (8,263 bytes)

17. Car sold to Italy - NO LBC (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 10:00:41 -0000
1) Assurred International Payment 2) Title tranfer 3) How is this guy going to send all this money, and have it clear my buddies account, without having the car? To keep the LBC theme relevant and to
/html/triumphs/2004-11/msg00863.html (8,389 bytes)

18. Re: TR5 (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 09:13:09 -0000
I know of a collector in search of a TR5 and told him that most of what he would find (if anything) would be RH drive. I've since found that there were some exports to Canada that later found their w
/html/triumphs/2004-11/msg00910.html (8,597 bytes)

19. Re: Re: TR4A headlight switch "flash to pass" (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 14:20:18 -0000
Don't think so, Chris. A headlamp flasher was an optional extra for US spec TR4A's, just as was IRS. I remember coding HF on production indent dockets many many times. One of those oddball imponderab
/html/triumphs/2004-11/msg01004.html (9,750 bytes)

20. RE: >>The earlier ring gear was pressed onto the flywheel (what an (score: 1)
Author: "jonmac" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 13:15:53 +0100
To shrink or bolt, that is the question. Periodically, queries of why a certain procedure was / was not adopted by Standard-Triumph appears on this list and it makes me wish I had taken more care of
/html/triumphs/2004-10/msg01037.html (12,013 bytes)

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