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David P

Member ID: dplass
Status: Silver Member Silver Member
Merrick, New York, USA   USA
Member Since: 2015-04-06
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2017-10-17 10:37
Forum Posts: 0

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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 75 total entries in this Journal.

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...

Catchup

Posted on: Sunday October 8, 2017

I did a bunch of random small things today as I wait for my mongo Rimmer Bros order: * Replaced the starter cable. I've had the new one for months but just never got around to installing it * Cleaned the carbon canister. The dirty grimy gunky solidified grease on top was pretty gross. The fabric filters are pretty gross too but I don't have replacements yet. * Installed the valve cover gasket and washers on the bolts. Again, I've had this for months but never installed it. That's all I...

I Must Be Crazy...

Posted on: Wednesday October 4, 2017

Just ordered $500 of stuff from Rimmer Bros, including new floor pan, sill, cross members, etc. etc. etc. I guess I'm committed now!

A Happy Detour

Posted on: Tuesday September 26, 2017

It's been a week since I've done anything on The Beast. Last week I had a bit of a water issue, but it's dried up by now. While working on the cooling system last week I wanted to remove the barb near the top of the water pump but it wouldn't budge. I Kroil'd it a few times but it still wouldn't move. But tonight I tried again, and it moved! I removed it, wirewheeled it inside and out, and also removed and cleaned the temp sende...


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