[TR] any suggestions?

Dave Connitt dconnitt at fuse.net
Sat Apr 12 13:04:30 MDT 2014

Hi Andrew,
I don't think I would drive it as you have a lot of spinning steel there 
right at your feet.
Does the sound change when you push the clutch in?
It kind of sounds like the throwout bearing to me.
You just can't check these parts enough before you put it all together.
Good Luck!
Dave Connitt

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Uprichard" <auprichard at uprichard.net>
To: <triumphs at autox.team.net>
Sent: Friday, April 11, 2014 8:17 AM
Subject: [TR] any suggestions?

> Freshly-rebuilt TR3A.  50 miles on the clock, running really well.
> When first started, there is a ticking noise which gets louder with the
> clutch depressed.  Disappears after a couple of minutes as the engine 
> begins
> to warm up.  Pulled my old stethoscope (!) and the noise appears loudest
> around the bell housing.
> My thoughts are to drive the car and see, but I'd be interested in any
> suggestions.
> Andrew Uprichard
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