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by Beans
16 Jul 2019 19:13
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Gaydon or bust ! Part 2
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Gaydon or bust ! Part 2

Well done indeed :mrgreen:
by Beans
09 Jul 2019 22:34
Forum: TR7
Topic: car starts to stutter
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: car starts to stutter

Sounds like either not enough fuel/air or to much air reaching the engine;
Check for blockages (fuel/air), air leaks, faulty pump, heat soak (vapour lock)
Have you checked the spark plugs colours? Always a good starting point!
by Beans
02 Jul 2019 21:54
Forum: TR7
Topic: Electric fan turn on / off sensor switch issue
Replies: 31
Views: 2312

Re: Electric fan turn on / off sensor switch issue

When I got my first TR7 many moons ago it was fitted with an electric fan. It too would kick in around the ¾ mark and switch of around the ¼ mark. It didn't take long before the head gasket blew. I then retro fitted the original set up with the visco coupling and never looked back. The temperature r...
by Beans
25 Jun 2019 20:44
Forum: TR7
Topic: Wheel Stud splines
Replies: 12
Views: 253

Re: Wheel Stud splines

Just helping when I can :wink:
by Beans
25 Jun 2019 19:12
Forum: TR7
Topic: Wheel Stud splines
Replies: 12
Views: 253

Re: Wheel Stud splines

Try Demon Tweeks or Merlin Motorsport, the TR7 studs are M12
Overall length is ±42 mm, thread length ±22mm collar ø12,5mm and 29 splines

Thx to some shiny zinc plated studs in the garage for a restoration project that is lagging behind schedule :mrgreen:
by Beans
24 Jun 2019 19:53
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: hello!
Replies: 54
Views: 9506

Re: hello!

Don't tell the traditional T-ahhhrrrrR gang :mrgreen:
by Beans
24 Jun 2019 19:51
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: 10 years older, not much wiser !
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: 10 years older, not much wiser !

Welcome back :mrgreen:
by Beans
01 Jun 2019 17:44
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: 13 inch wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 3449

Re: 13 inch wheels

... Für den TÜV in Deutschland braucht man für nicht originale Teile bei Rädern oder Fahrwerken oder z.b. Auspuffanlagen immer ein spezielles Dokument, eine ABE (Allgemeine Betriebserlaubnis) des Kraftfahrtbundesamtes, in der die Fahrzeuge für die Verwendung aufgelistet sind. Wie ist das bei eurem ...
by Beans
01 Jun 2019 01:01
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: 13 inch wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 3449

Re: 13 inch wheels

The Wolfrace wheels have special wheel nuts with a long shank to centre the wheel on the hub.
They also have special slightly conical shaped rings/inserts to aid the wheel's centring. See also link below ...
https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2013/11/new-wheels-for-dhc.html
by Beans
23 May 2019 20:35
Forum: TR7
Topic: Wheel Hub Upgraded Bearings
Replies: 8
Views: 317

Re: Wheel Hub Upgraded Bearings

Sondar wrote: ... Any suggestions on manufacturer to chase down?

SKF or FAG. Both can supply the necessary bearings
by Beans
22 May 2019 21:05
Forum: TR7
Topic: Wheel Hub Upgraded Bearings
Replies: 8
Views: 317

Re: Wheel Hub Upgraded Bearings

Not worth the money, just buy good quality bearings.
And make sure they are fitted correctly and check on a regular basis.
by Beans
16 May 2019 18:51
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Cracks
Replies: 30
Views: 2082

Re: Cracks

Result! Now time to enjoy the car :wink:
by Beans
01 May 2019 15:06
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Newbie saying hello
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: Newbie saying hello

Dazman wrote: ... looking forward to getting my hands dirty again ...

You will :mrgreen:
by Beans
30 Apr 2019 21:45
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Newbie saying hello
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: Newbie saying hello

Welcome to TR7 ownership, and enjoy the car :wink:
by Beans
26 Apr 2019 18:07
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: hello!
Replies: 54
Views: 9506

Re: hello!

You'll learn to live with it :mrgreen:
When I bought my first TR7 in 1988 I was refused membership of the TR Club Holland because it wasn't a real Triumph TR :shock:

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