[TR] Valve Adjustment Nuts

Dave dave1massey at cs.com
Sat Apr 12 15:55:21 MDT 2014

But they are low profile nuts so it is easy to not engage the nut
properly if the wrench has a taper.  Most combo wrenches have a better
"edge" on the open end.  I guess one could dedicate a wrench to this
task and grind off some of the face so that the opening is good and


-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Labuz <yellowtr at adelphia.net>
To: terryrs <terryrs at comcast.net>; triumphs <triumphs at autox.team.net>
Sent: Sat, Apr 12, 2014 4:31 pm
Subject: Re: [TR] Valve Adjustment Nuts


Something is wrong. All the nuts on my 3, 4 and 6 are 1/2". I use the
box end of my stock 1/2" Craftman wrench since the dawn of time. And I
am pretty sure the thread size is BSF 24 TPI.


On 04/11/2014 06:41 PM, terryrs at comcast.net wrote:
> The adjustment nuts on the valves seem odd sized.  They're too small
for a 1/2
inch wrench, but don't fit metric either.  Using the 1/2 inch wrench, I
constantly bugger the points on the nuts over time.
> What am I missing?
> Terry Smith, '59 TR3A
> New Hampshire

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