Member ID: sighborgMember Status: Silver Member
Las Vegas, USA
Member Since: 2012-03-16
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
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Last Login: 2013-05-23 10:05:24
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2 Vehicles -- Total mileage: 215,088 mi (346,151 km) -- Average age: 1987
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Posted on: Wednesday May 1, 2013
Changed my gasket and cleaned the sludge from the sump and discovered 2 out of 16 bolts stripped. Also found my brakes to start grinding in front...I thought they were in better shape than that...oh well time to replace rotors and pads.
Posted on: Saturday March 30, 2013
I put everything back together and found that I could not get a good amount of pressure when bleeding the clutch. I did multiple bleed operations till I thought it was good, then still had to pump the clutch to get it to engage. In then saw my bellhousing was continuing it's drip, drip, drip of clutch fluid. Looks like my slave was not salvageable so I have ordered a new slave and am awaiting it's arrival before I drive Wiggles. I do not want to mess the new clutch up with fluid so I will be...
Posted on: Tuesday March 26, 2013
Yesterday and today worked on my first clutch replacement....OMG what a job! Now I know my putting it off for about a year was justified. I dreaded doing it and ran into multiple things that impeded my progress. I am still not finished, but the big stuff is complete. I had to remove 2/3 of the dash and drop the drive shaft to make enough room to get it out. I ran into a gotcha that I hope does not ruin the work I did. The dowel holes on the pressure plate for the clutch kit I got were too ...
Posted on: Saturday March 23, 2013
Finally changed my differential fluid and was happy that one of the PO's had made a drain plug...hmmm something that was done correctly awesome! Also put new KYB 3198 Gas shocks on the rear and adjusted the drum brakes while I was at it. Wiggles is driving much better and is actually less wiggly. I also rebuilt the slave cylinder the other day and stopped that nasty leak into the clutch area and on the pavement. The clutch is behaving a little better and I think over time might finally stop ...
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