[TR] be glad you have a triumph
fishplate at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 19:03:01 MST 2020
Looks like the 620 we had at work. (Actually, we had a brace of them).
Closed the place down, and sold them to some guy in Iowa.
We also sold an old cotton picker. A guy came 300 miles from Alabama with
a tow bar thingy, hooked up the rear (steer axle) wheels, and towed it back
300 miles home. In the dark. I've often wondered how that trip went. No
worse than some adventures I've had picking up old cars, no doubt.
Corrosion Acres, Ga.
On Mon, Jan 6, 2020 at 7:03 PM Randall <TR3driver at ca.rr.com> wrote:
> > It looks like some of us who have a Triumph, also have an off
> > road vehicle.
> Guilty as charged, tho not quite what you meant :)
> BTW, the clutch is under that round cover; pry the cover off then undo six
> nuts and the whole clutch comes off in your hands. You can reline it in an
> afternoon, using just hand tools (not even a jack is required). No clutch
> slave at all; the clutch is operated by that big lever sticking up next to
> the steering wheel.
> I do hope to have it restored some day; but it's been slow going. Can't
> complain about parts availability, though. Even though it was built in
> 1949, the dealer had a carb kit, batteries and an oil filter on the shelf.
> -- Randall
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