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Calvin Williams

Member ID: colodad
Status: Silver Member Silver Member
Grand Junction, Colorado, USA   USA
Member Since: 2013-07-30
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2017-11-17 13:29
Forum Activity: 2017-11-17 13:29
Forum Posts: 1,119

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1979 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Spit Orange Calvin Williams

1979 Triumph Spitfire 1500
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1 Vehicles — Total mileage: 67,000 mi (107,826 km) — Average age: 1979

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CraneCams And FireBall XR700 Instructions Use TDC

Posted on: Saturday November 4, 2017

1 Haynes pg85 ign timing correct position of dis

Allison XR700 instructions for consideration: Fireball instructions and CraneCams instructions read the same pg1. "DISTRIBUTOR ALIGNMENT AND DISASSEMBLY". Step 3. Mark distributor below number one spark plug terminal as shown in Figure 1. Remove distributor cap. Crank engine and note direction of distributor shaft rotation. Step 4. Align engine timing marks as specified in shop manual. If rotor is pointing opposite direction from mark, rotate engine one more complete revolution and align ...

Phasing, My Condensed Version For Lucas

Posted on: Tuesday October 10, 2017

cwIMG 1600 1 cylinder set to TDC

my condensed version: phas·ing ?f?ziNG noun: the action of dividing a large task or process into several stages. "the phasing of the overall project". The relationship between the timing of two or more events, or THE ADJUSTMENT OF THIS RELATIONSHIP. We don't have xray vision, so it's our best guess, unless you drill a hole (used dist cap) and adjust the distributor so the rotor is pointing at the center of the cap's #1 wire's hole. 1. set #1 cylinder at TDC, adjust dist to phase ro...

The Next Change For The Sender Float Arm.

Posted on: Monday March 27, 2017

CW s sender float next travel area

8.25" arm travel is too much, the image below shows how I figured where to set that arm for full tank, I need a 7.25" travel, with vapor room, and the station pump shuts off an inch below the top of the tank, so that's where I want the float to stop at, and the gas gauge to read the 4/4 position. This did work. The top 1/4 of the tank drops quicker than the quarter in the center, the bottom 1/4 dropped quicker too, but I had empty and full on the gauge. I learned about ohms, how the gauge reacte...

Tank Sender Arm, Gas Gauge During Fill Up

Posted on: Monday March 27, 2017

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Added a gallon or so of gasoline in the tank, to drive to the station. Took photos of the gas pump delivery at each gallon and gas gauge registering each of those gallons. I still have changes to make, test was almost perfect, but not quite. This image is the gas gauge positions as the tank fills up. Almost to the 4/4. I have a few things to learn yet, how these should work (another adventure). My 7.5 Gal tank took on almost 9 gallons? No, the station wasn't holding back, the book was posting Im...


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