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by Cobber
22 May 2018 19:03
Forum: Ask the Experts
Topic: What Relay?
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: What Relay?

:lol: Well, it's like this............
by Cobber
22 May 2018 02:27
Forum: Ask the Experts
Topic: What Relay?
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: What Relay?

The easiest place to put the relay is in the engine bay, in the front corner somewhere, you will be able to intercept a high beam wire close by and you won't have a long cable run to either the lights or battery. Just an on/off mini relay will do, but see if you can get one with an integrated fuse. ...
by Cobber
30 Apr 2018 18:00
Forum: TR7
Topic: TR7 relays
Replies: 7
Views: 1931

Re: relays

I replace bloody Lucas relays with anything I can! :lol:
by Cobber
26 Apr 2018 13:10
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 cylinder head removal
Replies: 15
Views: 4341

Re: head removal

The thing about removing the studs before trying to remove the head is that your only fighting one stud at a time, which is always going to be easier than fighting all the bastards at once!
by Cobber
21 Apr 2018 15:57
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Towing a TR7 for a short distance
Replies: 11
Views: 2840

Re: Towing a TR7 for a short distance

Trailer hire would be a lot cheaper than repairing a buggered gearbox and/or front suspension and steering components. Where would you get the A-frame from anyway? Buying it would cost more than trailer hire and it would probably need to be adapted to your car. The materials required to make one wou...
by Cobber
21 Apr 2018 13:51
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Towing a TR7 for a short distance
Replies: 11
Views: 2840

Re: Towing a TR7 for a short distance

Stick the bloody thing on a trailer or tilt tray truck! :D
It's not worth the pain and suffering buggerising about with A-frames which are illegal in some jurisdictions, such as here in the state of Victoria, Oz.
by Cobber
17 Apr 2018 01:34
Forum: TR7
Topic: TR7 Ignition Timing
Replies: 6
Views: 1999

Re: Ignition Timing

Check your valve clearances, these engines are quite sensitive to them. You should also check for vacuum leaks, a common problem is the rubber carb mounting blocks deteriorate and crack, which will make the engine run like a hairy goat! As for timing settings, that would depend on what specification...
by Cobber
09 Apr 2018 12:10
Forum: TR7
Topic: TR7 Engine Rebuild Advice
Replies: 56
Views: 11819

Re: Engine Rebuild Advice

Porus castings is the usual reason for internal painting.
by Cobber
08 Apr 2018 06:39
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: J Clay R.I.P.
Replies: 15
Views: 5160

Re: J Clay R.I.P.

Sad news indeed, the strange thing is that I was thinking about him a week or so ago, I was wondering how he was getting on. Definitely not the answer I was hoping for.
by Cobber
08 Apr 2018 06:08
Forum: TR7
Topic: TR7 Engine Rebuild Advice
Replies: 56
Views: 11819

Re: Engine Rebuild Advice

Also, I need to mount my block to my new engine stand, much like the thread here http://tr7triumph.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17978 . However I am struggling to find a source for the 5/16 x 3.5 x 24 TP bolts. Can anyone suggest a UK supplier? Thanks John If you can't find the bolts in the right leng...
by Cobber
04 Mar 2018 10:53
Forum: TR7
Topic: TR7 Rear brake pads in Sydney (OK Australia)
Replies: 5
Views: 1751

Re: TR7 Rear brake pads in Sydney (OK Australia)

I just go to my local brake specalist: Trade Brake & Clutch, and buy some, exchange the old shoes, they redo them.
by Cobber
23 Feb 2018 23:21
Forum: TR7
Topic: Can I fit Dolomite wheels on a TR7?
Replies: 5
Views: 1786

Re: Can I fit Dolomite wheels on a TR7?

Sell the Dolomite wheels and get some that do fit properly, all that buggerising about isn't worth the pain and suffering!
by Cobber
18 Feb 2018 12:44
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Removing a TR7 stuck brake drum
Replies: 14
Views: 3332

Re: Removing a TR7 stuck brake drum

You'll need to measure the inside diameter of the brake drum to determine if it's still within specs
by Cobber
15 Feb 2018 10:37
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Auction prices.
Replies: 5
Views: 2171

Re: Auction prices.

Here in Oz we have a monthly magazine called "Unique Cars" it,s basicaly a classifeds listing with a few articles about classic cars, It never ceases to amaze me how many over optimistic owners advertise their cars for obsenely large amounts of money, the same car will still be advertised ...
by Cobber
04 Jan 2018 11:08
Forum: TR7
Topic: Door Lock Jammed
Replies: 5
Views: 2353

Re: Door Lock Jammed

It's not happened to me, but I seem to recall there is a plastic part in the latch mechanism that gets burred and wont release, hopefully this mat trigger someone else's memerory who has had the problem.
Otherwise you might have to dig through the archives.

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