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  1. I let the engine run for 10 minutes yesterday evening. Doesn't look like the leak is getting less. So I had a search through the spares this evening in search of a spare pump to recondition. Found only one but it looks in pretty good condition. To be continued ...
  2. Update; coolant level yesterday morning (top) and this evening (bottom) ... mmm
  3. Looks like I will have some quality time with ‘t Kreng soon, as I might have to pull the water pump from its engine at last! https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/05/its-definitely-leaking-again.html
  4. Fabricated a few small but essential pieces for the rear of the ’76 car’s interior https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/05/fhc-resto-nr-163-spreading-load.html
  5. Tonight I finished the dashboard switch panel for the ’76 car https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/05/fhc-resto-nr-162-facia-switch-panel.html
  6. Dashboard switch panel for the ’76 car nearly finished https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/05/fhc-resto-nr-161-dashboard-switch-panel.html
  7. Refurbishing the dashboard switch panel for the ’76 , starting with the switches https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/04/fhc-resto-nr-160-dashboard-switches.html
  8. After 308 days I drove my only roadworthy TR7 today . At last I dare say! https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/04/308-days.html
  9. It's a uni colour based on Topaz Orange but brighter. It is actually a pretty close match to RAL 2000 (yellow orange)
  10. As last weekend I spent some time cleaning and refurbishing parts for the ’76 car’s interior https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/03/fhc-resto-nr-159-more-interior.html
  11. Spent some time cleaning and refurbishing parts of the ’76 car’s interior https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/03/fhc-resto-nr-158-interior-refurbishing.html
  12. After a fairly long winter break, I slowly re-started on the restoration of my '76 Triumph TR7 over the weekend. https://tr7beans.blogspot.com/2024/03/fhc-resto-nr-157-slowly-starting-again.html
  13. Seems like a textbook example of cronyism between local administrators and project developers ...
  14. Beans

    Spit 1500 / FOX

    You might find that the newly supplied gearbox mount is (much) harder compared with the original ones. So if the car is slightly more noisy that is probably the culprit. It will soften up if it gets some oil over it 🤪
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