[TR] Car trouble in Hannibal, Mo

ptegler ptegler at verizon.net
Sun Oct 20 21:17:43 MDT 2013

did you check for fuel flow blockage (tank segiment)
and or vacuum in the tank (blocked vent starving the carbs)

Paul Tegler
ptegler at verizon.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roger Elliott" <elliottr at rmi.net>
To: <triumphs at autox.team.net>
Sent: Sunday, October 20, 2013 9:00 PM
Subject: Re: [TR] Car trouble in Hannibal, Mo

> Hi Everyone,
> Thanks for the suggestions.  We ended up renting a truck and trailer to 
> get the car home.
> A few more details that I did not include in the first email as I was 
> using a tablet and it was not working well.
> Car has a Pertronix on it (couple of years old).  Would it fail this way 
> or just quit?
> Alternator seems to be good.  Ammeter is indicating charging when I 
> would expect it it and a drain basically only when starting.
> I am pretty sure the pump we used did not have diesel and I know I 
> pressed the 91 octane button, so I don't think that is the problem.
> The last couple of times it died on a test drive this morning, I pulled 

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