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1. Starters (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 19:32:23 -0500
I used to work in a private repair garage. We changed lots of starters on various cars. The key to making money at it was doing it once and getting paid for it. The second and third times were alway
/html/fot/2006-01/msg00142.html (7,917 bytes)

2. Matt Bakes Nomination to FOT (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 22:25:05 -0400
I would like to nominate Matt Bakes to the FOT. He is the proprietor of a Southeastern P.A. British car repair shop. He's been at it since 1996, after leaving a good paying construction job. Not a r
/html/fot/2005-05/msg00174.html (6,842 bytes)

Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 18:42:15 -0400
The neighborhood kids are getting tired of helping you push it back to your house. Bill D -- Original Message -- From: "Dodd, Kelvin" <> To: "Joe Curry" <>; "Bill
/html/fot/2004-06/msg00264.html (8,681 bytes)

4. Memories (score: 1)
Author: "Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2004 21:19:43 -0500
Watching Red TR5 at Mid-Ohio 2002 pick off cars at end of long straight with tape measure and hacksaw alignment I helped with. (OK maybe the driver helped too <G>) Driving a 66 TR4A 10 straight hours
/html/fot/2004-01/msg00040.html (8,127 bytes)

5. [FOT] 4Cyl Tractor engine liner height (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 19:11:30 -0400
A fellow FOT'r whose computer broke asked me to post this question. What is an acceptable liner height setting for steel shim head gasket on 4cyl TR engine? Seems the one he's building has a variati
/html/fot/2006-06/msg00069.html (8,098 bytes)

6. [FOT] Liner height (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 19:56:24 -0400
More info on the block in question, New 87mm liners were just installed. Using a long straight edge from front to back of block along area where the head studs under valve cover are. Using 2 thous f
/html/fot/2006-06/msg00071.html (6,705 bytes)

7. [FOT] Liner height (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 20:07:00 -0400
One more detail, cyl head was just shaved and it passes the straght edge test. Compression was set about 9.5to one. Flat top pistons and no major combustion chamber work. Thanks, Bill D
/html/fot/2006-06/msg00072.html (6,406 bytes)

8. [FOT] TR Head gaskets (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 20:54:00 -0400
I just wanted to say thanks to all who responded with ideas on the steel shim-liner issues of last week. Composite gasket with liberal coating of Permatex 300 non-hardening sealer both sides did the
/html/fot/2006-06/msg00145.html (6,416 bytes)

9. Re: [FOT] Parts? (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 20:55:42 -0400
I'll look but I think that stuff along with some Detroit lockers got stuffed into the groundhog hole under my shed. Bill Triumph Rescue -- Original Message -- From: <> To: <FOT@autox.te
/html/fot/2006-10/msg00038.html (7,124 bytes)

10. Re: [FOT] All Aluminum Tour (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 21:01:29 -0400
Aluminum Amici, Don't get your hopes up, think how many road signs Babcock will pass with all that driving. Bill D Triumph Rescue -- Original Message -- From: <> To: <>; <B
/html/fot/2006-10/msg00143.html (7,441 bytes)

11. Re: [FOT] New Frame (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 18:49:14 -0500
Hello all, Switching from an early TR4 chassis to a solid axle TR4-A style can be done. It involves more changes than just the frame. On a stock version the radiator, radiator braces, steering rack,
/html/fot/2006-11/msg00108.html (8,601 bytes)

12. [Fot] Mallory dist now Vertex magneto (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 21:00:28 -0400
The shop I work at has an XK-120 with a Vertex Scintilla magneto ignition in for repair. The drill for starting it is: Pull fast idle cable, Pull starting carb solenoid switch on, Turn on key switch
/html/fot/2007-04/msg00321.html (6,781 bytes)

13. Re: [Fot] Why you say NO to "special" lug nuts (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 16:50:12 -0500
"Special" lug nuts locking or otherwise are also the enemy of mechanics. Nothing better than to have a pile of cars in the lot and first one in has these. After playing the find wheel lock key game
/html/fot/2007-11/msg00327.html (11,929 bytes)

14. [Fot] Temporary list changes (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2008 19:05:34 -0400
This simply kicked me in my gut. The suddenness and finality of it is too much. Say it isn't true. Jacks mind was always working on some grand new project and perfecting that which was already made.
/html/fot/2008-08/msg00143.html (10,859 bytes)

15. Re: [Fot] Standard connections (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 23:54:17 -0400
To all the FOT headed for Watkins Glen. I know you are already packing and final tuning for the Glen. I wish that I could join you. Have a great time, take pictures to share, drive safely, keep the s
/html/fot/2008-08/msg00553.html (12,911 bytes)

16. Re: [Fot] Home from Watkins Glen/ Next Year ? (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 17:41:03 -0400
This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --==0786770588== Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="--=_NextPart_000_002A_01C911C8.6FA3B1A0" This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --=_
/html/fot/2008-09/msg00066.html (12,501 bytes)

17. [Fot] Good vibrations, bad vibrations (score: 1)
Author: "Bill DeWar" <>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2008 20:12:54 -0400
And I thought I had checked every barn in the state. Guess I better go check my own barn to make sure you didn't "find" one of mine. Congrats. Greg "Lunker" Hilyer TR4 #314 Albuquerque NM ___________
/html/fot/2008-10/msg00453.html (8,624 bytes)

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