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Nice looking Spitfire. Stock or modified? I like the exhaust. Last Triumph I had was a TR250. Does all your Lucas stuff work? Great looking SSR too. Same color as mine.
The Spitfire is mostly stock, Lucas wiring too, 12V, with a generator and regulator. Has points and condenser, easily changed. Prince of darkness kept at bay by keeping grounds clean. Just like our SSRs. Switched from twin SU carbs to downdraft Weber & manifold, added the stainless dual (fake) exhaust at that time. Re-painted original color, Signal Red.Nice looking Spitfire. Stock or modified? I like the exhaust. Last Triumph I had was a TR250. Does all your Lucas stuff work? Great looking SSR too. Same color as mine.
Had the same experience with the QJ air pressure loss. One held air no problem, the other would lose it within a few days. I tightened the valve stem cores, no change. I replaced the cores, no change. So I called QJ and the CSR said that the air cylinders are designed to help them come back down to the floor with little or no weight on them. She said to go ahead and empty both cylinders. (She also said that the next gen will no longer have the cylinders). I pulled the valve stem cores our of the Schrader valves of both cylinders and the QJ continues to work fine.. They're a tad slower at the end when there's no more weight on them but since the R sits so low to the ground already, that's not a big problem. I guess if you're impatient you could air them up before using them each time.Boxes unpacked, lift assembled. Test runs to part then full height, all ok.
To (sort of) justify time and expense I took the opportunity to install Dick's permanent shift cable bolt kit. And yes, I used supplemental jack stands. All ok.
Lowered truck and lift completely, checked air pressure, one cylinder normal, the other almost empty. No bubbles on fittings leak test. Troubleshoot tomorrow.
You know someone that fixes the fuse boxes…. (me). I could talk you through removal and you could throw it in the box too. Then you’d have 2 for the those in need.Just finished my little project--made up an Emergency Jumper ( under hood fuse box) for my 2006. Hope I don't need to use it---BUT if I do I have it!!! Plus Im caring an extra one incase someone else is stuck someplace.