Category Archives: Traction

Door Open Warning Light by Peter Stringer

What traction owner hasn’t experienced or heard of those suicuide doors swinging open unexpectedly and testing those coronory arteries. Well  after experiencing such an event Peter Stringer thought he would do something about it. Click on the link for an interesting read.  Door open … Continue reading

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An Exhausting Challenge by Peter Stringer

An Exhausting Challenge. by Peter Stringer This is the story of yet another trial I have encountered during the restoration of a Big 6. The area of concern was the exhaust manifold or should I say the lack of one. … Continue reading

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Setting the timing on a Traction Engine

Setting the timing on a Traction Engine by Peter Stringer Anybody who has attempted to do the timing on the Perfo engine would know how to get the flywheel set to 8 deg. BTDC. The old drop the pin in … Continue reading

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Addendum to thermostat article by Peter Stringer

Here is a news flash for all those wanting to fit a thermostat in their tractions. I have finally found the Tridon equivalent for the one used in the Renault 5 that I talked about in an earlier blog. It … Continue reading

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Thermostat for your Traction

Keeping your Traction happy with a thermostat. Having become fully acquainted with the workings of the mighty “Perfo Power Train” in my Lt 15 during the course of its restoration, I noticed as probably everybody else has that no thermostat … Continue reading

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