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Viva GT: oil pressure

It’s another day and yet another problem spotted and cured, I dare say my mobile phone bill is rather high having phoned lots of folks asking them the same question. After having got the...

Garage of plenty

whilst its cold and I am getting over a bad chesty cold, I decided to sort out the nuts and bolts. Since I moved in to the house2 years ago, all the nuts and...

Passing times

Dad I will miss you, but I know it was too hard and painful to hang on any longer Gordon Leslie Bottomley aged 19, 1950 Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm

TR6 Body

Its been a little while since my last post here, I have been busy with two projects, one a TR6 rebuild helping next door and my little BSA Ariel 3 trike. More on the...

TR6 (yet more)

Boring innit? But I do feel duty bound to document this engine build as the owner likes to know whats going on when he hears me shout from the shed. Tonight I re-checked the...

TR6 Rings

The replacement piston rings appeared today, so the rest of the pistons were assembled and fitted to the block, the Big ends are now all tightened down, so apart from fitting the oil pump...

Parts mistake

So, after raving the other day about how nice it was to have boxes and bags of brand new parts for the TR6, I now find the piston rings are all wrong. It was...

TR6 Crank

Well I have now seated the crank in place and dropped the Main bearing caps in. I re-tested the end float again, this time with the new Copper thrust bearings. Spot on still, so...