Repairs

Repairing Stripped Threads for Oil Pan Bolts

During some periodic maintenance in the shop, the TR6 sump was finished up. The fasteners were all torqued to 20-foot pounds as stipulated in the manual. Of course, this is not done without risk. The fasteners are threaded into the steel block for the most part. Two of the bolts in front are threaded into […]

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TR6 BUYERS GUIDE

Story By Listed Reference • Photo by The Staff of Classic Motorsports The Triumph TR6 has been a cornerstone of the sports car world since its 1969 debut: strong lines paired with an equally strong engine. These days, however, the newest example is more than 40 years old– and might have an issue or two. […]

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Products Appropriate for Your Car

  Not the only option but good ones. Standard TR6 Tire Size: 215 X 65 X 15 This web site is terrific for selecting a tire size that will work with your speedometer. https://www.tacomaworld.com/tirecalc?tires=215-65r15-205-70r15 Motor Oil: 5W50 Castrol Edge with Syntec API SN, synthetic, formerly Castrol Syntec, black bottle = 75,409 psi ZDDP 1200 ppm […]

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TR6 Soft Top Folding

To prevent window damage when top is down fold TR6 top as shown. Release top from rear bow and snaps at the sides then spread out over back of car Fold top forward without folding back window Fold side windows at vinyl onto back window. No folds in any window. Add cover

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Seat Belt Refurbish

One of the rebuild jobs that I have been putting off because I was concerned about never getting the things back together again was the seat belts.  I got the confidence to jump in with both feet from Art who had already successfully rebuilt his and passed on the lessons learned as well as some […]

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Service After Storage

by John Phillips Ben’s car has some challenges.  When the car got here the challenge was to get it running so we could get the car to Andy for brake work.  The reason it would not run is that when the car started it idled at 3000 RPM with the choke on and would not idle […]

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Rear Wheel Bearing End Float

By: John Phillips, Green Country Triumphs, Tulsa, OK. HOW’S YOUR END FLOAT? This is a serious safety related question that you need to know the answer. One of the most frequent catastrophic failures that happens to a TR6 is rear hub assembly failure. The rear hub assembly is what your rear wheels are attached.  When […]

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Speaker Box Install

It is time to do something about the terrible radio output so that one can actually understand what people are saying.  A few years ago I was forwarded an article that documented an approach to better audio that really appealed to me.  The first step was to decide on the proper speakers.  Since I am […]

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TR6 Windwings

According to Moss Motors, they used to offer a pair of windwings for the TR4 & 4A under part number 647-010.  They were made by AMCO and probably sold through a number of distributors.  As far as they could tell, AMCO never offered these specifically for the TR6, but windwings that fit a TR4 can […]

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Rear Sway Bar Installation

GREToday  I decided to install the new rear sway bar on the Pumkin. The product was purchased from ADDCO who has made these things forever.  The only drawback was there was a delay while they made up some more kits and the instructions could be better. I figured out where everything went except 4 washers.  […]

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