Member Page: David P

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David P

Member ID: dplass
Status: Silver Member Silver Member
Merrick, NY, USA   USA
Member Since: 2015-04-06
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2018-06-18 06:00
Forum Posts: 0

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1972 Triumph GT6 MkIII Powder Blue David P

1972 Triumph GT6 MkIII
"The Beast"

2011 Ford Fusion

2 Vehicles — Total mileage: 142,881 mi (229,945 km) — Average age: 1992

Member Journal – David's GT6 Journal

There are 86 total entries in this Journal.

Struggling With Floor And Heel

Posted on: Wednesday June 6, 2018

I'm not sure what to do about the heelboard and floor...I previously sliced the lower part of the driver's heelboard out, but now I'm doubting that is enough - maybe I should remove the driver's side heelboard completely? Another issue is that there's an area of the rear inside floor (near drive tunnel) that's rusted out but I don't know if I'll be able to weld to it (replace it) after the heelboard is in. Bleah. Next issue is how to deal with the footboard side? Most people remove the flo...

"An Arm And A ... Heel"

Posted on: Saturday May 26, 2018

In https://youtu.be/ID6y0fjCpCo I showed how I got the radius arm bracket(s) off, and what remains of the heelboard. The big decision today is how and where to cut the heelboard out, to replace it with a patch from the whole piece I got from Rimmer Bros. This will be the first time I replace a piece of metal (vs. just removing.) But first I need to switch to 0.023 welding wire... that's going to be interesting, also as I have never welded sheet metal before... Wish me luck.

Radius Arm Bracket Round 2...

Posted on: Friday May 25, 2018

or is it round 3??? I was able to drill out 90% of the spot welds holding the (driver's) radius arm bracket (with strengthener!) to the heelboard. I missed one or two, but was too hot and tired to complete it last night. Maybe tonight's the night!? I also received the driver's side A-Post from Rimmer Bros. It's much bigger than I thought and slides under and beneath much more of the rest of the structure in the footwell than I thought. I might just trim it back to be a patch instead of a ...

Wiring & Radius Arm Bracket

Posted on: Wednesday May 23, 2018

The rear wiring harness is getting in my way so I wanted to remove it. It needs to come out from the back to the front (through the inner sill) so I started in the rear and unclipped everything. (I also noticed some accident damage in the passenger rear which I hadn't noticed before...there's bondo on the outside but I didn't realize how bad it really was...Crap) In the spirit of "yak shaving", I coulnd't get a ground nut off. So I applied Kroil and got it to move via a pair of pliers, but af...

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