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by Cobber
17 Aug 2008 05:54
Forum: TR7
Topic: about to start her up!
Replies: 31
Views: 3380

<font face="Comic Sans MS">The coil is filled with an oil that can be pretty nasty toxic stuff and it shouldn't be leaking out! So If your coil is leaking it's buggered! If in doubt, throw it out! There shouldn't be any water on it either or it'll short out. </font id="Comic Sans MS"> 80'Triumph TR7...
by Cobber
13 Aug 2008 01:39
Forum: TR7
Topic: How hard is it to fit?
Replies: 16
Views: 2393

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">It's an easy job if you have the right tools and equipment..........But it's an absolute nightmare if you don't! Among the tools needed to do the job properly are: a suitable means of SAFELY supporting the car ie hoist or solid axle stands a slide hammer wit...
by Cobber
12 Aug 2008 06:13
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: How old is your TR, really?
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">A cruel and unkind person might say no matter how new the rest of the car is: if it's got 30 year old Lucas electrics it's the equivalant of 60 years old! [:D] </font id="size2"></font id="Comic Sans MS"> 80'Triumph TR7, 74'Jaguar XJ12 , 73'Land Rover (Ford ...
by Cobber
10 Aug 2008 03:07
Forum: TR7
Topic: Vapor lock??
Replies: 8
Views: 1461

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">The reason for flowing coolant through the inlet manifold is to warm the manifold to prevent fuel from droping out of suspension (in the fuel/air mix going from the carb to the engine)and condensing on the otherwise cool inlet manifold walls when the flow ve...
by Cobber
07 Aug 2008 09:12
Forum: TR7
Topic: Brown fuel?
Replies: 12
Views: 1241

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">Tip a bottle of metholated sprits into the tank and change the filter again. The metho will "soak up" the water in the tank and allow it to be burned with the fuel.</font id="size2"></font id="Comic Sans MS"> 80'Triumph TR7, 74'Jaguar XJ12 , 73'Land Rover (F...
by Cobber
07 Aug 2008 07:43
Forum: TR7
Topic: How well does the 8V head flow?
Replies: 10
Views: 1272

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">If ya wanna play 'round with Weber DCOE's or Dellorto DHLA's I suggest you arm yourself with an excellent book: "How to build & power tune Weber & Dellorto DCOE, DCO/SP & DHLA carburettors" by Des Hammill, ISBN 1-903706-75-0 from the SpeedPro Series publishe...
by Cobber
07 Aug 2008 07:18
Forum: TR7
Topic: Starter Relays
Replies: 18
Views: 2651

<font size="2"><font face="Comic Sans MS">Wiring diagrams should be in glorious <font color="red">C</font id="red"><font color="green">O</font id="green"><font color="orange">L</font id="orange"><font color="blue">O</font id="blue"><font color="pink">U</font id="pink"><font color="purple">R</font id...
by Cobber
07 Aug 2008 05:26
Forum: TR7
Topic: Starter Relays
Replies: 18
Views: 2651

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2"> I ventured into the glove box to have a squiz at mine. The following applies to my car DHC Oz spec. ADR Complience date: November 1980. Build date unknown, probably early to mid 1980. The standard Lucas relay is blue, 12volt but has no amp rating on it The ...
by Cobber
01 Aug 2008 08:21
Forum: TR7
Topic: my 5th gear should be on a milk carton
Replies: 14
Views: 1470

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">A 1980 TR7 should be a five speed. Someone has probably just fitted the wrong gear knob, so iwouldn't go by that as a guide, my car had the wrong knob fitted, the shift pattern it advised was nothing like the shift pattern of the gearbox Try to see if the ge...
by Cobber
30 Jul 2008 08:50
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Wedge spit dimensions - CONFIRMED
Replies: 7
Views: 1563

<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Century Gothic, Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by bmcecosse</i> I also wonder how you 'get it on' <hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></font id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"> <font face="C...
by Cobber
29 Jul 2008 08:02
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: How to remove door sills?
Replies: 10
Views: 1258

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">That's the same way as I do it too Hasbeen.</font id="size2"></font id="Comic Sans MS"> 80'Triumph TR7, 74'Jaguar XJ12 , 73'Land Rover (Ford 351. V8), '89 Ford Fairlane 85'Alfa 90, 69'Ford F250. 76' Ford F100 I sold the '61 International AA120 to a mate.. he...
by Cobber
28 Jul 2008 13:17
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: sparks form under the bonnet
Replies: 15
Views: 2086

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">Another one! Call for backup!!!!!!! </font id="size2"></font id="Comic Sans MS"> 80'Triumph TR7, 74'Jaguar XJ12 , 73'Land Rover (Ford 351. V8), '89 Ford Fairlane 85'Alfa 90, 69'Ford F250. 76' Ford F100 I sold the '61 International AA120 to a mate.. he hasn't...
by Cobber
28 Jul 2008 12:58
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: sparks form under the bonnet
Replies: 15
Views: 2086

<font face="Comic Sans MS"><font size="2">This is the pun police and you 2 are sooooo busted!!!!!! [:D]</font id="size2"></font id="Comic Sans MS"> 80'Triumph TR7, 74'Jaguar XJ12 , 73'Land Rover (Ford 351. V8), '89 Ford Fairlane 85'Alfa 90, 69'Ford F250. 76' Ford F100 I sold the '61 International AA...
by Cobber
28 Jul 2008 12:04
Forum: TR7
Topic: Hot wire rev counter
Replies: 11
Views: 2037

<font size="2"><font face="Comic Sans MS">You are going to have to trace the printed circuit on the instument panel fron the electrical plug to identify which wire connects to which of the 3 screws that both connect the printed circuit and secure the tacho to the instument panel. Once you know which...
by Cobber
28 Jul 2008 08:15
Forum: TR7
Topic: Hot wire rev counter
Replies: 11
Views: 2037

<font size="2"><font face="Comic Sans MS">The white/grey wire = the - terminal of the coil, white wire = power supply, black wire = ground. Make sure the white/grey wire makes it to the coil. </font id="Comic Sans MS"></font id="size2"> 80'Triumph TR7, 74'Jaguar XJ12 , 73'Land Rover (Ford 351. V8), ...

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