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by Cobber
05 Jul 2020 06:54
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Jaguar XJS brakes on Rover SD1 strut upgrade problem
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Jaguar XJS brakes on Rover SD1 strut upgrade problem

Hopefully Hasbeen will be along soon and know someone who'll be able to help you.
by Cobber
04 Jul 2020 11:00
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Jaguar XJS brakes on Rover SD1 strut upgrade problem
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Jaguar XJS brakes on Rover SD1 strut upgrade problem

Weld and re-drill, if you can't do it, handball it to someone who can.
by Cobber
28 Jun 2020 10:22
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Fitting an immobilizer.
Replies: 11
Views: 183

Re: Fitting an immobilizer.

Unkind folk might say our cars already have an effective immobiliser in the form of Lucas electrics! :lol:
by Cobber
01 Jun 2020 08:38
Forum: Ask the Experts
Topic: Suspension turret strengtheners ?
Replies: 10
Views: 384

Re: Suspension turret strengtheners ?

They don't look like they'd do much!
If your at all worried about loosing structural integrity by deleting them, I suggest a strut brace to join the 2 strut towers together would more that compensate.
by Cobber
29 May 2020 12:21
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 Headlamp Flash CCT & LED headlights
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: TR7 Headlamp Flash CCT & LED headlights

busheytrader wrote:"Shit on the liver" :?:
= A cantankerous, grumpy, foul tempered disposition
by Cobber
26 May 2020 18:51
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 Headlamp Flash CCT & LED headlights
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: TR7 Headlamp Flash CCT & LED headlights

The old thermal flasher units would flash quicker with less load (a bulb out) not slower, this "warning feature" was more of an inherent design limitation of the technology than an intentional design feature, a lucky accidental bonus with limitations, hook up a trailer and the flash rate w...
by Cobber
04 May 2020 17:28
Forum: Ask the Experts
Topic: Wiring loom tape?
Replies: 7
Views: 539

Re: Wiring loom tape?

I always use self amalgamating tape, coz I have a lifetime supply from when I was a telecommunication tech :lol:
by Cobber
15 Apr 2020 07:57
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 Cruise / Marker Lights and Covers TR8
Replies: 57
Views: 2028

TR7 Rear Cruise Light

I believe indicators not flashing simultaneously is an MOT fail. I also understand the vehicle lighting regs only allow for one repeater. supercass This would depend on the juristiction. Here in Victoria Australia, there is no limit on the number of repeaters but they must be Amber, where as red cr...
by Cobber
10 Apr 2020 13:13
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: TR7 Cruise / Marker Lights and Covers TR8
Replies: 57
Views: 2028

TR7 Rear Cruise Light

Do what I've done.......I've used amber front ones in the rear
by Cobber
01 Apr 2020 13:33
Forum: TR7
Topic: Starts then dies help
Replies: 9
Views: 821

Re: Starts then dies help

Yeah this has a dead ballast resistor written all over it!
by Cobber
01 Apr 2020 02:02
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Boot / Trunk Lining - Triumph TR7 / TR8
Replies: 36
Views: 5393

Re: Triumph TR7 Boot lining

hwadd wrote:Richard,

How did you get your boot carpet looking so good?!! I’ve purchased a deluxe boot carpet from “hopping crossing” Nr Melbourne Australia and it looks ok!! But definitely not as good as yours!!

HUGH

That's "Hoppers Crossing" and no, I've got no idea as to the origin of that name
by Cobber
27 Mar 2020 13:27
Forum: TR7
Topic: Speedo not working
Replies: 4
Views: 538

Re: Speedo not working

They can be a shit of a thing, my guess is, that the core of the cable hasn't engaged into the speedo properly
by Cobber
26 Mar 2020 23:26
Forum: TR7
Topic: Timing adjust
Replies: 5
Views: 699

Re: Timing adjust

If you've run outta adjustment you are probably one tooth out Turn the engine to TDC # 1 cyl. With the dissy cap removed note where the rotor is pointing (suggest taking a pic). Carefully remove the dissy without turning it, as you pull out the dissy, the rotor will turn as it has a helical cut gear...
by Cobber
18 Mar 2020 06:58
Forum: Wedge Central
Topic: Another wiring question
Replies: 23
Views: 2560

Re: Another wiring question

There is a little box of tricks which acts as a delay to the lights lowering so as you can flash the lights, it's often referred to as a Pektron unit ( after the maker Pektron.) I suspect this could be the source of your woes. It lives in the dash. Do a search through the archives on this forum, I d...
by Cobber
16 Mar 2020 13:47
Forum: TR7
Topic: TR7 Water Pump - Davies Craig EWP80
Replies: 12
Views: 1426

Re: TR7 Water Pump - Davies Craig EWP80

It gets a mention Rodger Williams book :How to Improve Triumph TR7, TR7-V8 & TR8 https://books.google.com.au/books?id=sojVCQAAQBAJ&pg=PT542&lpg=PT542&dq=davies+craig+tr7&source=bl&ots=6uaWv5JoMm&sig=ACfU3U1Jx_sgN9iLPr2a9HL_8faBSXXa7A&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiW95...

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