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Mail From: "Joe Santamaria" <(email redacted)>

Yep, planning is good.

Is your Tr6 carb or injected - can't remember if your were USA or UK based -
sorry to late/early.

I would love to pick your brains on this one - I'd like it even more so on
my Stag which I think could really do with it for driveability and power.
Wrong forum I know.

My Lucas doesn't really give me much problems except for occasional pedestal
seals and injector 20 cent o-ring which causes damn missing on first start
occasionally. Never can get the idle realy nice though but I believe this
was always bit of a problem - probably valves are tired amongst other
things.

Anyway do share your injection thoughts when you have the time - I'm off to
bed otherwise would chat some more.

Regards
Joe


-----Original Message-----
From: Jamie Palmer [mailto:(email redacted)]
Sent: Friday, 12 March 2010 2:54 AM
To: Joe Santamaria
Subject: Re: [TR2000] wake up

Joe, does planning count? I've gradually acquired enough to Megasquirt a
big 6, but haven't actually done it yet. I'm looking for reliability and
driveability, not necessarily performance...


-----Original Message-----
>From: Joe Santamaria <(email redacted)>
>Sent: Mar 11, 2010 10:41 AM
>To: (email redacted)
>Subject: Re: [TR2000] wake up
>
>Hi Dinant , I am awake but I shouldn't be as it is 2:30am in Sydney,
>Australia.
>
>I can echo what you said re reliability. I've never not been able to get
>home after the very rare breakdown - its usually just tweak a wire - throw
>some water on the injection pump, stic a pencil under the throttle lever
>when the cable breaks or nearly use a tool of the side of the road like a
>tree twig - try that in your Prius.
>
>I have modern cars as well and not only do they breakdown more but when
they
>have (which is 3 times since new 9 years ago) its been a tow truck
>everytime. German engineering I think they call it- "engineered like no
>other car", they say. That's probably just as well in some cases.
>
>Anyway - I digress.
>
>It's too late in the day (well morning) to think of nything intelligent to
>ask - yes I have rust and a mig welder luckily and a can of fish oil and
>that gets me by.
>
>These days the engines are starting to get a bit tired - they have had no
>major engine work so that will be coming up now after 30 to 40 years and I
>don't look forward to the money or the weight of the work.
>
>Anyway - good to hear from you. Hopefully others will chirp up again.
>
>Here's something to start a discussion - how about who has done EFI on the
>PI or Supercharge.
>
>Regards
>Joe Santamaria
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: (email redacted)
>[mailto:(email redacted)] On Behalf Of Dinant Kroezen
>Sent: Friday, 12 March 2010 1:54 AM
>To: (email redacted)
>Subject: [TR2000] wake up
>
>Hi there,
>
>
>
>I'm happy to see some messages in the TR2000list.
>
>
>
>And you, other listmembers, is there any news? Don't you have any problems?
>Is there nothing you want to share with other listmembers?
>
>Maybe are your Triumph saloons rusted away or otherwise fallen apart. Maybe
>you nowadays rely on more modern hightec energyefficient superbe cars like
>the Toyota Prius.
>
>If that's the case you should not be on this list.
>
>
>
>On the other hand if you are a Triumph driver then you know a Triumph has
>always a problem, but you can always drive (and stop). There is not much
>that cant be solved with simple tools.
>
>
>
>Regards,
>
>
>
>Dinant
>
>73 2500MK2 PI
>
>76 2500MK2 TC
>
>69 TR6 PI
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