Thanks Randall. I forget about the supplement many times. Question solved.
From: Randall [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Saturday, April 04, 2009 11:39 PM
To: 'Scott Suhring'; 'Triumph Mail List'
Subject: RE: [TR] TR3A Cylinder
> Moss catalog has it listed as part #45 on page 58, and shows it as NA.
Note that the distance piece is included in 582-225 "Fitting kit", which is
> The repair manual's instructions for removal and refitting the cylinder
> do not mention this piece
Here's what page R5 of the TR3 supplement in the factory workshop manual
(page 449 of the Bentley reprint) has to say on the subject :
Refitting the Rear Wheel Cylinder
Mount the wheel cylinder on to the
backplate with the neck through the
large slot. Replace the *distance piece*
between cylinder neck and backplate,
with the open end away from handbrake
lever location. The two cranked
lips must also be away from the
Insert the spring plate between the
distance piece and backplate, also with
open end away from handbrake lever
location and the two cranked lips away
from the backplate.
Replace handbrake lever. Locate the
retaining plate between the distance
piece and spring plate (open end
towards the handbrake lever), tap into
position until the two cranked tips of
the spring plate locate in the retaining
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