you make an excellent point about the choke support. I will have to
consider this when I fit my plinth this weekend. Although I have now
become accustomed to being very "gentle" with the choke knob. I have
seen too many TR6s with the usual crack in the plinth where the thumb
would go to support the pulling action.
BTW, like the oil fiter, this control (choke) makes more sense where it
is when you consider a RHD car. Then the choke would be very close to
the driver. (The oil filter is free of the steering column on a RHD
76 TR6 (CF58310 UO)
Calgary AB Canada
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Terrick [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 1997 8:27 AM
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> Subject: switch "plinth"
> Peter (and list)...
> I am currently finishing the interior of a 74 TR6 project (for fun and
> support my own habit).
> I have just replaced the very same plinth - obtained from Moss through
> Classic Motor Works here in Winnipeg. It too has no little bracket as
> the original.
> I suspect the bracket is extra reinforcement against the pulling
> action of
> the choke cable. Why the new ones are deficient I do not know. Not
> that, but there were no holes carved in the stuffing and vinyl. Boy
> Dremmel tools handy!!
> One thought I had was to move the choke cable one over so that it is
> to the attachment point (small screws) and thus less resistent to
> / bending.
> Anyway, they sound the same - I think mine cost more. Feel "OK"
> about it.
> Dave Terrick
> BTW, on the subject of panels... I have been impressed by the
> quality of all the Moss supplied parts - most marked Made in UK (much
> the ones TRF supplied for my original TR6). However, I also notice
> like trunk kits, gearbox covers, and other parts need trimming /
> cutting /
> and/or general custom fitting to get things really right.