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Pete Lewis

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  • Birthday 03/11/1945

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    64 cactus /black modified Vitesse 6 ,now sold, current a french blue 74 Mk2 saloon


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    mk 2 1974 2000

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  1. John Im pleased to hear that it certainly needs to be done right P
  2. the rear brakes have a lockheed adjuster bar witha ratchet and cable lever I used stag ones the shoe spreader is the same but the HB lever is 15mm longer so you get a far better handbrake and stag ones are far more available and much cheaper have a photo somewhere will look it out these adjusters were used on many other cars of the era its quite often the HB lever pivot is seized always get the shoes to self expand fully before you connect /adjust the cables Pete
  3. Mot results tell some recent work was hopefully completed as in 2016 it had some serious fails only 4 miles before it got a pass and shows as MOT Expired so make sure its registered as Historic and MOT exempt or get it MOT for peace of mind https://www.check-mot.service.gov.uk/ Pete Nearside rear brake binding (3.7.B.1) Steering component is not secure to the vehicle structure steering column loose (2.2.B.1a) Nearside Headlamp aim too low (1.8) Offside Headlamp aim too low (1.8) Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid (8.2.3) Nearside Track rod end ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt (2.2.C.1c) Offside Track rod end ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt (2.2.C.1c) Offside Rear wheel bearing has excessive play (2.6.2) Nearside Front Suspension component mounting prescribed area is inadequately repaired chassis leg /tack welded (2.4.A.3) Offside Front Suspension component mounting prescribed area is inadequately repaired chassis leg /tack welded (2.4.A.3) Advisory notice item(s) Nearside Front wheel bearing has slight play (2.5.A.3c)
  4. as you can see the belt reel is at a bit of angle but it runs and locks fine like that a move to relocate a new position above the fuel tank is whats needed but thats another day....or not Pete
  5. there is some historic miss match that has never or cant be sorted out ..by who is the question Im now piggy in the middle i think ??? Ive raised the problem but have no understanding of the operational problems with the EPOS point of sale system we have bought into my question /Idea is why cant the brochure be turned into a shop with a click and add to basket its all there just needs the brains to work out how. it does get complicated as it has to link to membership etc / AO's discount etc. Pete
  6. canley's parts list shows a flag badge on a mk1 gt6 https://www.canleyclassics.com/?catalogue=triumph-gt6-mki/ii&diagram=triumph-gt6-mki/ii-bonnet-assembly-mki just above the letters as in 1600 guess it was about on some then Pete
  7. wrap something to keep the release agent on site to gain some soak coke cola works well and vinegar the acid may eat the alloy corrosion out Pete
  8. Pete Lewis

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    side window rubbers no idea but a browse through all the extrusions C O Baines make might find one you can replicate they make all the seals everyone sells and have a vast selection https://coh-baines.co.uk/ Pete
  9. well if you do the OD mount you will never see if its worked where as the engine mounts are easier to monitor as in a Test Pete
  10. This has always been available if you dont have a paper hard copy https://www.tssc.org.uk/tssc/uploaded_files/2021 Shop Catalogue.pdf from the main club website click......... The Club scroll down ................this lists all the downloads club shop hard copy brochure is the first on the list as a member you get a new one every April to get members prices you need to be registered as a member as the log on is not the same as the forum from here you can select part numbers /colours/options to order by phone or on line .............if the on line is giving you a headache there are moves a foot to bring the online into a better place but this will not be overnight Pete
  11. print the parts brochure off go to main site and click the club all the downloads are there shop is first one on the list page 36 blk green blue red biscuit grey all models you need to be a signed on member to get members prices this is a different log in to the forum so best you need to register first https://www.tssc.org.uk/tssc/uploaded_files/2021 Shop Catalogue.pdf Pete
  12. what problems were you getting ?? if you fancy a ride with the carb up to sunny Luton i can have a good look ?? or many have good results from https://www.carburetterexchange.co.uk/ in Leighton Buzzard but that costs more than a packet of biscuits ha ! Pete
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