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1. Re: [Fot] Triumph Vitesse (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 21:19:55 +0100
Actually, the Vitesse DID have an overdrive option... I have one parked outside which I brought from England with me so I know a little bit about them. Best Regards Lion F Guyot </HTML> _____________
/html/fot/2008-02/msg00206.html (6,859 bytes)

2. [Fot] Relative value of various brands of shocks (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2008 00:18:54 +0100
____________________________________ On April 18th through the 20th, Virginia International Raceway will host the Vintage Drivers Club of America Wild Hare Run. As part of this great weekend of racin
/html/fot/2008-02/msg00235.html (10,286 bytes)

3. Re: [Fot] T50 gearbox CVAR and my GT6 (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 15:35:59 +0100
I'm curious, where does one put $5000 in a TR gearbox? Use it to papier-mbchi the case for strength? Perhaps laminate C-notes into a semi-rigid trans mount? Just kidding... sort of. Greg "Lunker" Hi
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00093.html (8,337 bytes)

4. Re: [Fot] Thrust washers (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2008 20:24:23 +0100
Or maybe someone just swapped the top from an earlier gearbox with the dip-stick onto this one. I know that a late TR3A (TS 81551 L) that I restored had no dip-stick. My own 1958 TR3A (TS 27489 LO) h
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00115.html (6,914 bytes)

5. [Fot] Brake fluid compatible hose (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 08:37:00 +0100
Hi, you might try JEGS 800 345-4545, or any of the other Hi Perf places. JEGS has ARP and MOROSO lugs in various sizes. $3or so each. A related question: what are you guys using for lug nuts? I have
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00162.html (10,182 bytes)

6. Re: [Fot] Followup to TR7 wheel stud question (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 21:10:04 +0100
many of the nuts that appear closed actually are open nuts with caps that will punch out with a screwdriver Racer Bud -- Original Message -- From: "Bill Babcock" <> To: "WILLIAM TOBIN" <
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00164.html (7,890 bytes)

7. Re: [Fot] Formula One on Television ? (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 20:49:23 +0100
Depending on where you live the schedule is good for us. Here in AZ practice was at 8pm last night. Qualifying is at 8pm tonight and the race is at 8pm on Saturday. Practice last night was very enter
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00199.html (6,920 bytes)

8. Re: [Fot] Lifter Reconditioning (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 17:46:10 +0100
I went .012" above once. Made good power till a piston kissed the head and disintegrated. It happened at 7000+ rpm. I have stayed within a couple thousandths above since. Richard Good ______________
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00208.html (7,878 bytes)

9. Re: [Fot] Spitfire crash test on youtube (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 19:43:39 +0100
On a pre season start up check for gas leaks I am finding a fair amount of raw fuel from the pump jet dripping into the throat. Will to much fuel pressure cause this? The pump jet washer does not loo
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00213.html (6,884 bytes)

10. Re: [Fot] webbers 40 dcoe (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2008 11:51:27 +0100
Interesting observations and not a word there I would dispute. I simply went to the plastic floats and never looked back. Has anyone had a failure with the plastic? Steve...I think you know that we h
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00228.html (8,556 bytes)

11. [Fot] John Fitch - minor update (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 13:53:35 +0100
Lets go for 100". This last blast gets us close. We already broke an old record. Jeff "makin' snowmen in Evansville" Senty _______________________________________________
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00321.html (7,445 bytes)

12. Re: [Fot] Does anyone know of an additive that improves a TR6 (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2008 15:57:13 +0100
I ordered a set from S&S about 1 1/2 years ago and they delivered. It took awhile and they were $4.75ea at the time. For that price they were very accommodating. Try contacting Steve or Sue Bonk @ 8
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00342.html (7,858 bytes)

13. Re: [Fot] Does anyone know of an additive that improves a TR6 (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2008 19:29:40 +0100
I have been using straight 30W with no additives at the recommendation of John Esposito from Quantum Mechanics, who rebuilt the transmission and overdrive units. After a somewhat balky beginning, the
/html/fot/2008-03/msg00345.html (7,939 bytes)

14. Re: [Fot] crank dampers 6 cyl (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 21:29:44 +0200
A reasonable approach to having electric outlets everywhere and air connections on the same basis is to use the self coiling overhead reels for electric and air. I have an electric and an air reel (e
/html/fot/2008-04/msg00007.html (6,459 bytes)

15. Re: [Fot] crank dampers 6 cyl (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 07:05:52 +0200
I have the mfrs drawings for the damper which I could fax to whoever wants -- Original Message -- From: "Lamp, Randy H" <> To: "Scott Cypher" <> Cc: "Scott Janzen" <
/html/fot/2008-04/msg00019.html (7,868 bytes)

16. Re: [Fot] Piston ring end gap (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2008 18:52:31 +0200
Thanks. I should mention that this is for an 87 mm motor. - Tony _______________________________________________ Fot mailing list
/html/fot/2008-04/msg00052.html (10,165 bytes)

17. Re: [Fot] Crank end Bush grease or no grease? (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2008 23:07:32 +0200
Total Seal says (in inches of bore) top ring bore x .0045" second bore x .0035 oil ring min .015 -- Original Message -- From: "Tony Drews" <> To: <> Sent: Saturday
/html/fot/2008-04/msg00055.html (7,672 bytes)

18. Re: [Fot] TR6 aluminum radiator? (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 07:42:35 +0200
This is good news. These have been on the market in the past but I wasn't aware of a current supplier. It's a lot easier the convert the box without having to use late TR-6 stuff. FWIW I have always
/html/fot/2008-04/msg00132.html (9,213 bytes)

19. [Fot] Miata Seat Conversion for Triumphs FOT Interest? (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2008 00:44:50 +0200
I am in the auto salvage business. We do not specialize in any particular car but I love to buy Miata's. Everything sells off of these cars. I take some small parts like from the interior and get obs
/html/fot/2008-05/msg00037.html (6,625 bytes)

20. Re: [Fot] bent pushrod (score: 1)
Author: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 07:12:45 +0200
AMEN to that, and no surprise, I might add. Bill Dentinger ** Wondering what's for Dinner Tonight? Get new twists on family favorites at AOL Food. (
/html/fot/2008-05/msg00097.html (6,952 bytes)

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