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by Cobber
26 May 2019 18:17
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Fitting LED replacement headlight bulbs
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: Fitting LED replacement headlight bulbs

These may not be legal in your jurestiction. When your head lights were designed, a great deal of care would've be put into placing the filaments in position and orientaion with great precision, the element has to be in the exact right place in relation to the refector which in turn is focused on th...
by Cobber
25 May 2019 14:02
Forum: TR7
Topic: Guaranteed A1100% Hand Brake Adjustment..Please!
Replies: 15
Views: 3282

Re: Guaranteed A1100% Hand Brake Adjustment..Please!

Since this thread I discovered the self adjusters at least on mine, work better if you apply the foot brake whine reversing at a little pace. I was reading an old Renault drivers hand book which advised braking while reversing was required to make their adjusters work properly. I don't know if this...
by Cobber
29 Mar 2019 03:20
Forum: TR7
Topic: What have i done !!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: What have i done !!!!

If a steeing wheel is too stubborn to remove with the belt the rim with you hands method, I've found the best puller is a small crows foot type, used on harmonic ballancers https://vdxl.im/8718475899242_a_en_r458.jpg You may need to source some bolts of the correct length and thread, to suit the whe...
by Cobber
26 Feb 2019 12:31
Forum: TR7
Topic: Fuel pump service kit.
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: Fuel pump service kit.

Hmmmmmmmmn! How many thicknesses of Aldi cornflakes packet equal 3 thicknesses of Kellogs cornflakes packet? :lol:
Yes I know that only Kellogs cornflakes packets are factory genuine parts! :lol:
by Cobber
25 Feb 2019 13:12
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: POWER STEERING
Replies: 19
Views: 882

Re: POWER STEERING

The OEM elecy power steering on my MGF has given no trouble at all, so impressed am I that I have a spare MGF unit to adapt to my TR7. I have a variable control unit from a company here in OZ called Jaycar, so I'll be able to adjust how much assistence and at what speeds to apply it at. I should be ...
by Cobber
19 Feb 2019 01:38
Forum: TR7
Topic: Fuel gauge late is full
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: Fuel gauge late is full

Maybe its just optomistic........ :lol:
It will have to be a problem with the wiring.
by Cobber
14 Feb 2019 13:28
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Are there any TR7 enthuiasts / groups in Perth Australia?
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: Are there any TR7 enthuiasts / groups in Perth Australia?

I don't know of any members here from Perth, but there is the Triumph Car Club of WA They meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Light Car Club Hall, Moojebung Street, Bayswater. wwwtccwa.com Contact: Errol Bowes +618 9451 1438 I'm just up the road @ 3430km (2130 miles) east of Perth.....drop by :...
by Cobber
22 Jan 2019 06:54
Forum: TR7
Topic: It lives! Sort of.
Replies: 21
Views: 1280

Re: It lives! Sort of.

I had a 105 series Alfa Romeo GTV2000 (beautiful car) it gave you @ 30 seconds to find a fuel station when the low fuel warning light came on! :lol:
by Cobber
14 Jan 2019 23:19
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Spark plug tip closed
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Re: Spark plug tip closed

I'd be poking a bore cam down the spark plug hole and looking for nasties sitting atop of the piston.
by Cobber
14 Jan 2019 16:49
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Spark plug tip closed
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Re: Spark plug tip closed

You would have to think that it was impacted by something, either a foreign object floating about the combustion chamber (shudders in absolute horror! :shock: :( :cry: ) or the plug was inadvertently knocked whilst installing (hopefully the case)
by Cobber
28 Dec 2018 00:27
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 New Door Seals
Replies: 9
Views: 1056

Re: New Door Seals

It looks like you should've got a set of seals while you were still here in Oz. :lol:
by Cobber
28 Dec 2018 00:20
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Merry Christmas.
Replies: 7
Views: 745

Re: Merry Christmas.

I'm a bit late with my usual season greeting:
BAH HUMBUG! :lol:
by Cobber
25 Dec 2018 11:59
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Wanted - headlight connector
Replies: 8
Views: 568

Re: Wanted - headlight connector

as opposed to the 0amp rating for the OEM rubbish.
The connector in question doesn't carry current to the headlights themselves, it only runs to the limit switches of the lift pods.
by Cobber
24 Dec 2018 11:12
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Wanted - headlight connector
Replies: 8
Views: 568

Re: Wanted - headlight connector

The OEM stuff is rubbish, if you're going to the trouble of replacing both connections use a modern weather proof job such as: https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR7lEPcGXceJKcWbKqJkS5G9t4RoFOWGVzZ1d6f7_C2vTmzqF-J https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WATERPROOF-Electrical-Wire-Connector-Kits...
by Cobber
24 Dec 2018 10:55
Forum: TR7
Topic: 2lt Service
Replies: 9
Views: 999

Re: 2lt Service

When you do return, try somewhere other than Sydney, I suggest you come to Melbourne I'll be able to keep an eye on you (so you won't get into so much mechanical strife) :lol:

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