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nicmk1est
January 1, 2014, 11:38pm Report to Moderator


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hi all
as i got shot of my 2000 mk1 estate for peanuts(glad to see back of it really)
i bought a dolly 1300 in november,in very good condition with 53000 mile genuine with back m.o.t`s and original receipt
its brown,square headlights,nothing special,i bought it as non-runner but po asured me it does run and it does now with a new fuel pump, and it runs,,,engine run sweet and smooth
not much else to say but roll on good weather



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My condolences  to you and your family, help is available to owners of Brown dolomites, Cookie or Toledoman will be able to give you the details of the help group.



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Scimher
January 2, 2014, 11:54pm Report to Moderator

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..They have a grand little engine....got one of those in my 1200 conv. Herald - covered over 20k miles in 5+ yrs......
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trubac
January 3, 2014, 11:04am Report to Moderator


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Hey ScimHer ! you changed your engine in your 1200 ?!
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Triumph 1300 TC 68'
Triumph Herald 1200 convertible 66'
Jensen Healey 73'
Lambretta li 125 64'
Lambretta ld 125 53'
Honda C90 71'
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Scimher
January 3, 2014, 1:50pm Report to Moderator

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Hello Gilles.....
Hope you had a lovely Christmas & a Happy new Year....
No, the engine has been in since before I got the car.....
Regards,
Geoff.
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Toledo Man
January 3, 2014, 7:14pm Report to Moderator


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I saw your post on the TDC forum and I found out this was the one you bought from Rob. I saw this car when I came to collect some early 1850 instruments from him. I'm glad it is going to be put back on the road and is a good base for a rolling restoration.


Toledo Man

HCR 2006 & 2007 finisher
1972 Dolomite 1850 auto (The rolling restoration)
2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (the modern)
Former stable of 5 Acclaims, 1 Toledo, 2 1500fwd, 1 1300fwd, 1 Dolomite 1300 & 1 Dolomite Sprint (that's just the Triumphs!)
I've still got some parts for sale...
Check out my Blog on http://triumphtoledo.blogspot.com/

"I can help you stop smoking in bed. Buy a waterbed and fill it with petrol." - Bob Monkhouse OBE (1928-2003)
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nicmk1est
January 21, 2014, 5:00pm Report to Moderator


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few hours on it today and found a water leak pipe going into manifold,and clutch bites at the floor,started to remove gearbox to change clutch


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Toledo Man
January 21, 2014, 7:58pm Report to Moderator


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Is that the long steel pipe that comes out of the back of the water pump and under the manifolds? Fit a stainless pipe and have done with it. Literally fit-and-forget. A complete hose set will give you peace of mind and I'm sure they will all need replacing.


Toledo Man

HCR 2006 & 2007 finisher
1972 Dolomite 1850 auto (The rolling restoration)
2008 Citroën C4 Grand Picasso 2.0 HDi Exclusive (the modern)
Former stable of 5 Acclaims, 1 Toledo, 2 1500fwd, 1 1300fwd, 1 Dolomite 1300 & 1 Dolomite Sprint (that's just the Triumphs!)
I've still got some parts for sale...
Check out my Blog on http://triumphtoledo.blogspot.com/

"I can help you stop smoking in bed. Buy a waterbed and fill it with petrol." - Bob Monkhouse OBE (1928-2003)
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nicmk1est
January 22, 2014, 5:14pm Report to Moderator


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hi toledo man

nope,,its the pipe that goes into the inlet manifold,alloy to steel pipe,,,got the stainless pipe for the water pump housing,,,did the on my old 2000 mk1 estate,now on ebay by the new owner


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nicmk1est
January 22, 2014, 5:16pm Report to Moderator


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anyone one got a clutch cover for 6.5 inch clutch that they dont wont,,,my pronges are heavly worn  


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anyone one got a clutch cover for 6.5 inch clutch that they dont wont,,,my pronges are heavly worn  


sorry that 7 1/4 in



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nicmk1est
January 31, 2014, 2:00pm Report to Moderator


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got one coming,,,just weigh`d in loads of 2000 mk1 part and thats covered it


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February 7, 2014, 5:39pm Report to Moderator


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new clutch in,gearbox back in,,next job bushes


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nicmk1est
March 15, 2014, 10:02pm Report to Moderator


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story so far...
rear end completely taken off and checked all ok,cleaned and paint(spray gun`d)new poly bushes fitted and refitted,next is the brakes re-fitting
inlet manifold and carb,,de-crapped the fuel chamber,new gasket fitted,and refiitted back on car and engine running,very pleased  
new points,cond,sparks---timing next
interior all cleaned and hoover with carpet freshener,smells clean  
front suspension and sub frame removed,stript down and ready for cleaning,broke a tie rod,got 2 coming
got new front screen (today) last to be fixed
i got 3 bits of welding to do-my favorite job

well thats all at the moment


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