[TR] Distributor bits

Bill anabil007 at comcast.net
Fri Mar 12 01:22:13 MST 2010

Not entirely true ... original engine was 1991 cc , the TR3B was 
upped  to about 2200 cc Check the number on the bottom of your 
distributor,  if it is DM2 that is for the TR2, but will probably 
work, if 26D  maybe 25D not sure without looking then you are good to 
go ... Works fine with 91 octane.

Good Luck

>I know only a little bit about the TR3A.  I've been forever 
>restoring mine, but, haven't ever had a chance to drive it on a 
>road- ever!  I say that to tell you that I don't know much.
>I was told the following by some experts, but, I hadn't heard others 
>verifying it.  So, I don't know how correct it is.  Maybe you can 
>tell me.
>Also, it makes sense.  Here it is:
>The original distributor was set up to ignite the 95 octane, 1147cc 
>motor. However, many folks have upped the cc's to over 1200.  Thus a 
>new distributor is needed.
>Is this true?  My motor has a newer distributor on it, but, I 
>haven't really tested it yet.
>Thanks, Paul Dorsey  60 TR3A

"Thinking is the hardest work there is. That's why so few people 
undertake it." - Henry Ford
Bill Pugh
1957 TR3
Wallace, CA

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