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221. Accusump question (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 03:50:43 -0500
Has anybody on the list purchased an Accusump since they changed to the blue anodized body? If so, would you please contact me off list? Thanks uncle jack
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00138.html (6,275 bytes)

222. Re: Grattan VSCDA (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2004 10:41:44 -0500
Tony Drews, uncle jack Drews are going to be there
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00154.html (7,615 bytes)

223. Moldex crank (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 07:52:17 -0500
My engine is down for repairs from a blowup. I'd sure like to replace the crank with a Moldex. Their leadtime is ten weeks, which would be after the season is over. Does anyone know a source for one
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00185.html (7,112 bytes)

224. Moldex quantity purchase (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 06:00:44 -0500
The purpose of this message is to ask who all would be interested in being a part of a quantity purchase of Moldex cranks for TR2 - 4A. If I am unable to locate a Moldex for myself within the next da
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00201.html (7,365 bytes)

225. Re: Moldex crank, now bearing width (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 06:01:47 -0500
If you look at Honda type engines, even those putting out 800 hp, you find that the bearing width is narrower than the TR. if you look at what NASCAR does, their bearing width is less. If you talk to
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00229.html (8,521 bytes)

226. Moldex again, plus rods (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 06:08:55 -0500
I agree that many racers (me included) use the stock crank and rods and they live, under certain conditions. However, in the last 30 or so cranks that I have had magnafluxed, I have found about five
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00230.html (7,317 bytes)

227. Re: bearing width (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 17:51:58 -0500
I would not be nearly as interested in potential hp gain or ability to rev. What I'm interested in is making available to the Triumph community some high quality rods at a fraction of the cost of Car
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00252.html (7,670 bytes)

228. Moldex price and delivery (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 10:38:34 -0500
I offered to order twelve Moldex cranks for TR4. The leadtime and price remain the same, no matter what quantity. Leadtime is 8 to 10 weeks and price is $1675. Several on the list have said that's th
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00278.html (7,051 bytes)

229. merge collectors (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 11:03:41 -0500
Has anybody else tried a merge collector on their TR3 - 4 ? uncle jack
/html/fot/2004-08/msg00279.html (6,542 bytes)

230. dist shaft and others (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2004 16:43:54 -0500
Here's a company in the UK that sells an uprated dist shaft. I have not seen one. uncle jack
/html/fot/2004-07/msg00018.html (6,304 bytes)

231. TR3 idle (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2004 08:07:23 -0500
Will the person who called me yesterday from St. Louis regarding idling problems on his TR 3please call me again? uncle jack
/html/fot/2004-07/msg00040.html (6,116 bytes)

232. RE: TR4 spark plugs (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 17:26:58 -0500
The NGK guys at the PRI show in Indianapolis showed me a videotape of the spark action on a regular plug and a fine wire Iridium. Terriffic difference. This was good. Bought a set of NGK iridums --
/html/fot/2004-07/msg00059.html (8,189 bytes)

233. RE: TR3-4 dist question - now axle tubes (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 12:36:09 -0500
Weld those suckers in. The composition of the center section housing is close enough to steel that the ones I've welded have not failed. put a nice 1/4" bead all the way around the circumference of t
/html/fot/2004-07/msg00164.html (7,551 bytes)

234. aluminum jacks (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 12:19:31 -0500
I just got an email advertisement from Harbor freight -- aluminum jacks are now $89.95, or if you print off the coupon worth $5 off, 84.95. Whatta deal. The same thing happens to me in the stock mark
/html/fot/2004-07/msg00170.html (7,328 bytes)

235. Re: Loss of power at LRP (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2004 21:36:10 -0500
I had an off-and-on problem at the last race, when I would lose two cylinders. No change took place in fuel pressure. After a whole day of screwing around, I took both float chamber tops off and ran
/html/fot/2004-06/msg00055.html (9,711 bytes)

236. RE: flywheel bolt lube? (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 19:49:31 -0500
Hi Ed -- I've done about 30 big TR engines. I always use ARP bolts and red Loctite on flywheels, and torque them to the factory spec. I haven't had a failure. Torquing with lube primarily tightens th
/html/fot/2004-06/msg00165.html (8,226 bytes)

237. Accusump in my future (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 11:05:11 -0500
VIR was a wonderful event, no matter what. But, in the last race my engine quit and the oil pressure light came on. I got it off the course as soon as possible, and I think the wait for a tow truck t
/html/fot/2004-06/msg00182.html (7,792 bytes)

238. Accusump plumbing (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 16:24:27 -0500
I plan to plumb the new Accusump directly into the oil gallery, since I have the engine out and can drill and tap properly. The Accusump comes with 1/2 NPT ports. Tapping the block for this size seem
/html/fot/2004-06/msg00187.html (7,110 bytes)

239. TR4 puzzler - oil system (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 09:33:56 -0500
It seems that when the crank fails, it does so through fatigue, at the undercut radius at the rear main. This I understand. It seems that when a rod fails, it is mostly #2 and / or #3. What puzzles m
/html/fot/2004-06/msg00196.html (7,572 bytes)

240. Re: Lime Rock SCCA Race (score: 1)
Author: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 05:37:02 -0500
Congratulations! What a wonderful race! Don't you wish that for races like that, our brains were capable of playing the whole thing back with nothing deleted? uncle jack
/html/fot/2004-06/msg00212.html (9,465 bytes)

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