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by tedjan
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: MGTF performance issue
Replies: 5
Views: 639

MGTF performance issue

Hello Group, This is a follow up to an earlier post in which I requested assistance on installing pistons in this TD block.That job is happily done.This engine is .060 in..oversize at the bores but was rebuilt not too long ago.however the carbs were very rich which I believe washed down the cylinder...
by tedjan
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TD piston replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: TD piston replacement

Great advice.Thank you very much.
It always amazes me when a job description is different(e.g.pistons removed from the bottom)from other cars,the workshop manual neglects to tell you how it's done.
Take care.
Ted
by tedjan
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TD piston replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 383

TD piston replacement

Hello Again, I am working on a 54 TF that has a TD engine that smokes blue from the exhaust due to worn rings. Compression is as follows:Cyl.1-100 lbs,Cyl.2-125 lbs,cyl.3-125 lbs.and Cyl.4-125 lbs.Upon a wet test,all cylinders read 150 lbs. I am going to replace the rings,assuming cylinders are ok. ...
by tedjan
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC or TD engine?
Replies: 11
Views: 1022

Re: TC or TD engine?

Thank you for that.Looks like I have a TD,tap and engine plate is on right side front.
by tedjan
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC or TD engine?
Replies: 11
Views: 1022

TC or TD engine?

Hello Group, I am working on a 1954 TF which supposedly has a TC engine.The engine number is XPAG TC 10340 and is located on a gold octagon plate on the right front of the block. According to Moss,TC engine plates are on the bell housing above the starter and TD plates are located where mine is. Is ...
by tedjan
Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: MGTC transmission removal
Replies: 7
Views: 2913

Re: MGTC transmission removal

well,I removed the gearbox through the passenger compartment,lots of work.I was following recommended r and r as per the TC service manual.
New clutch is in and all is well.
Thanks very much for the assist.
by tedjan
Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: MGTC transmission removal
Replies: 7
Views: 2913

MGTC transmission removal

I am in the process of removing my transmission to replace the clutch but I am not certain if the trans can be removed from the bottom or through the inside of the car.It seems that to remove through the inside,the firewall will have to come out.But is it possible to loosen the firewall and move the...
by tedjan
Fri Jul 08, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Engine misfire.MGTC #TC9984
Replies: 8
Views: 2528

Re: Engine misfire.MGTC #TC9984

Great replies!!Thank you.Distributor had 8 degrees in dwell variation on acceleration due to worn shaft bush.Plus new condenser was intermittently defective.Fix was a Petronix ignition conversion plus a new coil.I bumped the timing up 10 degrees and car maintains a 90 to 95 temp as long as it doesn'...
by tedjan
Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Engine misfire.MGTC #TC9984
Replies: 8
Views: 2528

Re: Engine misfire.MGTC #TC9984

With timing light,notch in crank pulley is aligned with pointer @ idle.Is this correct?Have manual but there are no specs for dynamic timing.
by tedjan
Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: Engine misfire.MGTC #TC9984
Replies: 8
Views: 2528

Engine misfire.MGTC #TC9984

Hello Group, I am experiencing an engine misfire once engine reaches 90 to 95 decrees c.Misfire occurs when accelerating,and is more pronounced in 2nd and 3rd gears.Compression is a straight 160 across.New plugs,points and condenser,rotor,wires and cap.Engine runs perfectly while warming up.Also,new...