Broken brakes

Well, the brake rebuild is underway – I’ve got it all apart and cleaned up, now I just need to order some more parts and then I can put it all back together again! It doesn’t look like the calipers had had any attention since they were new, and the pistons were so stiff I …

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Not good!

Last Tuesday was the monthly Club Triumph local meeting over towards Northampton – I thought that would be an ideal run out to give the car a bit of a shakedown. So off I went and all seemed fine, the tracking was perfect, no juddering at all. Then after about 30 miles, the problems started …

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Done.

Well, the car is now back together, with no major hiccups. The steering is awful right now, very vague and it keeps trying to wander off to the side. I’m putting that down to poor tracking for now – at least I hope that’s what it is! I’ve got it booked in tomorrow to have …

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A place to work

Recently I’ve been having problems getting somewhere to work on the car, meaning major jobs have been out of the question. No more – I’ve found a place! Where I work there is an old shed where the roof collapsed, and is now derelict. So I got permission, and am now free to use it …

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On the road again

After completing last years’ RBRR in October, I pretty much took the car off the road for a couple of months – after 2000 miles in a weekend, I think she deserved a rest! I made an attempt in November to fit the Lumenition system as well as an overhaul of the fuel pump & …

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Welcome

Hi all, I thought it was about time I started blogging all my TR7 stuff! I’m John, and my car of choice is a red 1976 Triumph TR7 – or ‘Rosie’ as I like to call her. At the moment, she’s pretty standard, with the only real modifications being a set of Alleycat ‘Rallye’ wheels …

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