[TR] new purchase

David P frogeye at porterscustom.com
Sun Dec 27 09:11:46 MST 2020

On 12/27/2020 9:10 AM, David P wrote:
> Recently bought a customers '71 TR6. He had added some (so called 
> performance items) headers, lrg dia exhaust, poly bushings, and tube 
> shocks after I'd rebuilt the engine with a "fast road cam". He 
> subsequently fell in love with a 410 420? Jag sedan and having never 
> rebuilt the TR's carbs was unhappy with the car...and needed money for 
> his jag purchase..  I rebuilt the carbs and that made it a decent 
> driver, but the distributor was holding the engine back..sooo, I 
> drilled out the distributor to accept the adjustable vacuum advance 
> unit from a MG dist.. (25D). I now get 33 degrees total at 8 degrees 
> initial. Added some real life to the engine.. What have others done? 
> Pertronix and 123 distributors notwithstanding.. daveP
Porter Custom Bicycles 2909 Arno St. NE Albuquerque, NM. 505-352-1378 My World go here: WWW.PORTERBIKES.COM/

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