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logicaluk
February 27, 2013, 11:08pm Report to Moderator

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yay good luck looking forward to seeing the pics.
of course you are always welcome at the hull CT its only 150 miles away
1st modnday in at the fergerson fawsit arms, walkinton
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Stuart Wilson
March 2, 2013, 7:20pm Report to Moderator
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Well ive eventually collected the Moss today a little tlc will see it back in action.

For those that questioned what it was registered as, on the V5 it's a Triumph Moss Roadster, body type is sports car  


1979 TR7 FHC now sold and off to live in Wales
1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint" MOT'd and Taxed again
Moss Roadster - needing repair/upgrade
1985 Yamaha FZ750 - Looking at changing if the rally car sells
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - UP FOR SALE
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have to many toys!!

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Stuart Wilson
March 3, 2013, 9:24am Report to Moderator
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I think it could do with some different wheels, its currently on steel weller 8 spoke.  They aren't bad but not quite the right style for it, any ideas that'll not break the bank.


1979 TR7 FHC now sold and off to live in Wales
1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint" MOT'd and Taxed again
Moss Roadster - needing repair/upgrade
1985 Yamaha FZ750 - Looking at changing if the rally car sells
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - UP FOR SALE
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have to many toys!!

2012 RBRR  TR7 "Sprint" car 16 (completed)
2014 RBRR Moss Roadster car 72 (retired)
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Stuart Wilson
March 3, 2013, 9:50am Report to Moderator
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Hope ive done this right, should be a picture



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1979 TR7 FHC now sold and off to live in Wales
1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint" MOT'd and Taxed again
Moss Roadster - needing repair/upgrade
1985 Yamaha FZ750 - Looking at changing if the rally car sells
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - UP FOR SALE
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have to many toys!!

2012 RBRR  TR7 "Sprint" car 16 (completed)
2014 RBRR Moss Roadster car 72 (retired)
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Alex
March 3, 2013, 10:16am Report to Moderator


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What about 15" mgf steels?


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Alex
March 3, 2013, 10:19am Report to Moderator


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Oops the steels are 14s


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Stuart Wilson
March 3, 2013, 10:29am Report to Moderator
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Was thinking wire spoked would look the best but probably the most expensive


1979 TR7 FHC now sold and off to live in Wales
1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint" MOT'd and Taxed again
Moss Roadster - needing repair/upgrade
1985 Yamaha FZ750 - Looking at changing if the rally car sells
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - UP FOR SALE
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have to many toys!!

2012 RBRR  TR7 "Sprint" car 16 (completed)
2014 RBRR Moss Roadster car 72 (retired)
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Alex
March 3, 2013, 10:40am Report to Moderator


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Stuart the cheapest option would be rather than change them why not paint them black?
I reckon that would make a huge difference!


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Stuart Wilson
March 3, 2013, 11:19am Report to Moderator
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I'll come up with something


1979 TR7 FHC now sold and off to live in Wales
1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint" MOT'd and Taxed again
Moss Roadster - needing repair/upgrade
1985 Yamaha FZ750 - Looking at changing if the rally car sells
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - UP FOR SALE
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have to many toys!!

2012 RBRR  TR7 "Sprint" car 16 (completed)
2014 RBRR Moss Roadster car 72 (retired)
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rotoflex
March 3, 2013, 12:17pm Report to Moderator

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Nifty!  I understand that these are made of available parts from different cars?  Is the grille from an older Jaguar model?


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Raider
March 3, 2013, 3:06pm Report to Moderator

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Or 50s sporst cars (or older even) often had steel wheels with a chrome hub cap - surely a Triumpg Spitfire type wheel would do the job?


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Stuart Wilson
March 3, 2013, 4:03pm Report to Moderator
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Its now in the garage, had a go at starting it bit of a fuel leak but nothing major. Not sure why it has electric fuel pump and a mechanical one, unless the mechanical one has had the guts taken out.

More investigation required along with some repairs/upgrades to the wiring.


1979 TR7 FHC now sold and off to live in Wales
1982 TR7 FHC "Sprint" MOT'd and Taxed again
Moss Roadster - needing repair/upgrade
1985 Yamaha FZ750 - Looking at changing if the rally car sells
1997 Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6
Vauxhall Nova 1.6 16v stage rally car - UP FOR SALE
1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit (now stored inside, future classic?)
You can never have to many toys!!

2012 RBRR  TR7 "Sprint" car 16 (completed)
2014 RBRR Moss Roadster car 72 (retired)
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ayjay
March 3, 2013, 5:34pm Report to Moderator


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That looks great.
I hope mine looks something like that when finished
Be prepared for some photo requests so I know what thing are supposed to look like
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junkuser
March 3, 2013, 9:24pm Report to Moderator

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"Not sure why it has electric fuel pump and a mechanical one"

   If the electric is in parallel to the mechanical and if it is of the type, like SU, that switches off when pressure is up,  it could be to save priming after standing for a while.
Pressure comes up and bowls fill when ignition switched on and the electric disabled when the mechanical takes over.
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mikeyb
March 4, 2013, 10:27am Report to Moderator

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still after a set of MGF 14" steels if anyone knows of any . . . . .


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