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David P

Member ID: dplass
Status: Silver Member Silver Member
Merrick, NY, USA   USA
Member Since: 2015-04-06
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2018-04-23 06:15
Forum Activity: 2018-04-23 06:15
Forum Posts: 322

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1972 Triumph GT6 MkIII Powder Blue David P

1972 Triumph GT6 MkIII
KF13837U
"The Beast"

2011 Ford Fusion
DONTASK



2 Vehicles — Total mileage: 142,881 mi (229,945 km) — Average age: 1992

Member Journal – David's GT6 Journal

There are 78 total entries in this Journal.

Progress

Posted on: Tuesday April 17, 2018

Sorry for the lack of updates. Recently, I refinished (painted & rebuilt) the brake pedal assembly and the accelerator pedal assembly. I got a new brake light switch (sadly it was not an exact fit but I fabricobbled it together) as well. Just last night I installed the new brake MC and connected it to the pedal. All three pedals are in (although the clutch MC and brake MC are not connected to any plumbing yet!) I've also started my welding cart build. I'm about 1/2 done - both shelves are ...

Catching Up

Posted on: Thursday March 8, 2018

A friend said they were following my progress on this here Journal, and I realized haven't been posting here, preferring to post YouTubevideos. So, why not both? Since my last post (end October), I've removed and rebuilt the distributor, which included installing new bushings, repainting the body and replacing the oil fabric. I measured the end-float and reinstalled it. I've also removed the clutch slave cylinder, which was seized, and ...

The Beast Does Not Disappoint...

Posted on: Monday October 30, 2017

So now I'm once again shaving the yak that is The Beast. To see what's going on with my oil pressure (do I have any? dunno) I want to remove the distributor so I can prime the oil pump. But of course I can't remove the distributor. It's seized to the block... Last night I sprayed it all up with Kroil; hopefully sometime this century it will loosen up enough for me to be able to remove it. Stinks!

First Start!

Posted on: Sunday October 15, 2017

Today my brother in law Dan came by and we got a few more things done on The Beast. We finished filling the cooling system (no more leaks!) and Dan washed the charcoal for the carbon canister. We experimented with drying the charcoal but decided to just let the water evaporate (in progress.) I also cranked the engine a few times, to push some coolant (and oil) around the block. I can't remember the last time I cranked it; it must be at least 3 months (!). Then, we were going to try to sta...


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