[TR] [6pack] Lucas PI
elliottr at rmi.net
Sat Aug 31 13:31:34 MDT 2019
Paul, Did you do the megasquirt F.I. ?
On 8/31/19 11:51 AM, Paul Tegler wrote:
> Granted it's not the 2.5L, (a GT6 2L) but I (and a couple others here
> as well) have F.I. triumph 6 cyls than run great!
> Even with a trailer in tow,?? 31-35 mpg, is my norm ...with my normal
> heavy footed driving style. (hard not to have fun).
> No,,,not Lucas PI (on mine) but power numbers are well above anything
> Triumph ever spec'ed.
> ptegler (owner/builder of FIS6)
> On 8/31/2019 11:51 AM, John Macartney wrote:
>> If all you want is an injected TR performance, I???d do this. Buy a
>> us spec car.
>> TR5 camshaft, still available in U.K. and a bit better too than the
>> original. Shave the head to at least 9.5:1, fit flat top pistons, a
>> Lucas D25 or 26 dizzy, the equivalent of the SAH 6-3-1 extractor
>> exhaust manifold, two 1.75 SU carbs and bingo, you???re there.
>> Ideally, if the donor car is a late model 6, email Chris Witor in the
>> U.K. for a 215019 head. These didn???t go to the US but we???re the
>> best heads of the lot. Chris will confirm this and he???s a Triumph
>> performance specialist. Goes without saying you???ll need
>> anoverdrive. J type is ok but A type better imho. You???ll then have
>> a car that is the injected versions performance equal in every way.
>> These things are what we do in the U.K. to all 250s and carbed 6s
>> that find their way back here. Good luck
>> Whenever I feel the need for exercise, experience has shown me it is
>> better to lie down until the feeling goes away. WINSTON CHURCHILL
>> On 30 Aug 2019, at 15:43, Andrew Uprichard <auprichard at uprichard.net
>> <mailto:auprichard at uprichard.net>> wrote:
>>> Thanks, Jonmac:?? I don???t have the car yet ??? and in fact am
>>> still going back-and-forth about whether to buy it.?? I???ll keep
>>> you posted !
>>> *From:*John Macartney [mailto:John.Macartney at Ukpips.org.uk]
>>> *Sent:* Thursday, August 29, 2019 6:50 PM
>>> *To:* Andrew Uprichard
>>> *Cc:* Triumphs; 6pack at autox.team.net <mailto:6pack at autox.team.net>
>>> *Subject:* Re: [6pack] Lucas PI
>>> Can I help? Did the Lucas Service course, thefactory service course
>>> and owned a saloon with the pi engine to full U.K. police
>>> performance spec. Doubt you???ll find too many in the US with
>>> experience of the system. PI cars were never sold in North America
>>> in the day, though a very small number have snuck in since then. A
>>> word of advice. If you???re tempted to fiddle with the PI system,
>>> put everything you???ve learned about carbed cars entirely to one
>>> side. The Lucas system is a whole different ball game with very
>>> unique rules. That said, it???s a great setup but you need to know
>>> what you???re doing before you start:)
>>> Whenever I feel the need for exercise, experience has shown me it is
>>> better to lie down until the feeling goes away. WINSTON CHURCHILL
>>> On 29 Aug 2019, at 22:20, Andrew Uprichard via 6pack
>>> <6pack at autox.team.net <mailto:6pack at autox.team.net>> wrote:
>>> Who is the go-to guy in the US for questions on the Lucas PI system?
>>> Andrew Uprichard
>>> Jackson, Michigan
>>> Support Team.Net <http://Team.Net> http://www.team.net/donate.html
>>> Suggested annual donation ??$12.96
>>> Archive: http://www.team.net/archive
>>> Forums: http://www.team.net/forums
>>> 6pack at autox.team.net <mailto:6pack at autox.team.net>
>> **triumphs at autox.team.net **
>> Archive:http://www.team.net/pipermail/triumphs http://www.team.net/archive
> Paul Tegler
> ptegler at verizon.net www.teglerizer.com
> ** triumphs at autox.team.net **
> Donate: http://www.team.net/donate.html
> Archive: http://www.team.net/pipermail/triumphs http://www.team.net/archive
> Unsubscribe/Manage: http://email@example.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Triumphs