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  • P Hehir29 June 2016

    I've saved your link S Maas. Some very useful pics & info including your departures from the original factory approach. Cheers
    Peter TD 5801

  • S Maas29 June 2016

    My seats, which were reupholstered some time ago (like, decades) had a lot of that cotton material stuffed into them in various ways. I just assumed it was used to shape the seats or take out wrinkles. The back had some cotton between the spring assembly and the backing board, I assume to prevent rattles.

    I just did what I thought made sense. No one is going to see inside the seats.

  • Bruce TD4139 Cunha29 June 2016

    I read the other day that somewhere around 52% off all the regulations you have in the UK were done by the EU?

    I am a believer that the people of a country should make the rules/regulations you live by.

  • T Norby29 June 2016

    Hi all

    I am wondering who out there has any particular opinions on the stopping quality of the current brake shoes available for our cars. My TF currently has a set of "Power Tune" shoes. Bought off ebay I think. They are bonded. I have never been impressed with the stopping power of them. And, yes, my hydraulics are leak free and my shoes are adjusted.

    I installed a set of riveted ...

  • JK Barter29 June 2016

    Looks just like the original underlayment in my TF seats did. Looks like the material is in pretty good shape, I re-used the original materials but had to add some cotton batting to account for settling and the fact that the new Moss covers were not stuffed with cotton batting between the pleats like the originals were. If the original foam rube on seat bottomis in decent shape there is some good ...

  • W. A. Chasser29 June 2016

    Hi Forrest.

    I haven't been here for a while myself. The front arm arrived as a total surprise to me yesterday. I sent a text to your phone but didn't get a response. I will try to contact you directly tomorrow. I've not been well this last week. Thanks so much. I now have a complete set of shocks ready for overhaul.

    Bill Chasser

    TD-4834
    TD/c-16920
    TD-24060

  • Rod Brayshaw29 June 2016

    Looks as original to me with the sacking tubes down the side. The wadding was used to get a good roll on the top of the seat.

  • R Taylor29 June 2016

    Interesting video, though, is it the axle that is doing the moving? I would think it the car body shifting relative to the axle/wheel in contact with the road.

    Worth keeping in mind if attempting to address the extent of it all. For example, front end suspension changes might contribute.

    Special award for Malcolm's sharp eyesight - better than mine I think.

    Regards

    Ro...

  • JR Mahone29 June 2016

    My TF seats had the typical black vinyl re-upholstery job from the 70,s I am now ready to start the correct upholstery with a Moss kit. As I dismantled the seats, I found fairly large amounts of cotton batting stuffed in various places, especially the seat back (see image). Was this the way it was done at Abingdon or was this added by the upholstery shop in the 70's?
    Has anyone photos of origin...

  • Oggers29 June 2016

    Trev

    What has changed is that many folk have begun to realize that the EU emperor has no clothes....

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  • TC3837

    This 1947 TC was a garage find in York, PA. It is believed to be original. Admittedly, the color is non standard. Restoration specialists have been unable to determine the car color was changed from new. It is a very solid example ready for major restoration or just to enjoy as a survivor. Engine compression is +40 all 4 cylinders. Wheels have been professionally restored, tires are new (shaved an...

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