• Past Events 2015

    There were many great events during 2015, take a look back at all the greats cars and places.

    Events from 2015
  • Past Events 2016

    We had some great events in 2016, take a look what we got up to.

    Events from 2016
  • Past Events 2017

    We had some great events in 2017, take a look what we got up to.

    Events from 2017
  • Past Events 2018

    We had some great events in 2018, take a look what we got up to.

    Events from 2018
  • Local Meetings

    There are regular monthly meetings in both the North & South of Devon. Read more about what's happening close to you.

    Local Meetings

Intermittent Wipers v2

In 1975 when my spitfire was born, British Leyland thought the height of modernity was having wipers that had two speeds, slow and a bit slower. However the windscreen is not that big so the speed of the wipers is adequate. What does annoy is the lack of intermittent or even a flick wipe.

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Intermittent Wipers v1

It's been a while since I installed and wrote about the first incarnation of intermittent wipers for my Herald 13/60, you can refresh your memory here: http://tinyurl.com/zfg8dhe. This kit was getting a bit temperamental, so I needed to consider replacing it with an alternative.

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Wheel Stud Upgrade

The wheel studs on the small chassis Triumphs are pretty marginal at the best of times, at just 3/8" it doesn't take much for them to let go when you don't want to. Especially likely if you have fitted alloys and/or wider tyres, all add to the strain on the short, thin threads.

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Brighter Headlights

There are two ways of improving the brightness of the headlights on your Triumph, or any classic come to that. Firstly you can replace the sealed beam units for halogen headlamps, available from all the usual traders and your Club Shop.

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Handbrake Improvers

I doubt whether I'm the only Herald owner who's had the discussion with the MoT tester regarding the handbrake efficiency of our cars, despite the fact than I have far more confidence in it than my main car, a Mercedes SLK. When parked on a hill I always leave the SLK in gear

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Engine Running On

For those of you that have experienced their cars running on (often referred to as dieseling) even when the ignition is switched off and have tried all the usual remedies for this such as adjusting timing, fuel mixture or removing carbon build up in the combustion chamber

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Alternator Conversion

As many of us add various electrical accessories to our classics, the need for more reliable charging becomes increasingly important. Whilst the old dynamo & control box set up was perfectly adequate in the days when even a heater was a optional extra

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