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New to Forum recent 1985 Tasmin owner Help!

New to Forum recent 1985 Tasmin owner Help!



Original Poster:

2 posts

7 months

Wednesday 12th April
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Brought it to my hobby shop 2 months ago. Been sitting for 6 years. Turns over but no spark at coil. Cleaned conectors from pick up unit in distributor. Where do the wires go from there.....where can one find printed or CD manual? Thank you!


401 posts

64 months

Wednesday 12th April
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Welcome to TVR ownership! Where in the States are you? There are folks dotted all over with Tasmins and a few of us with S Series cars. You may want to join the Yahoo group: usa-tvr@yahoogroups.com where there are a lot of owners that can help.

On the S Series, the rev counter is in series with the coil, so if the rev counter is disconnected, the coil won't fire! Genius! Might be worth a look.



252 posts

52 months

Monday 24th April
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You can also get lots of help from the Wedge Forum. I ask those guys questions all the time on my Wedge.


1,041 posts

183 months

Friday 26th May
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Not sure what you have, but it's worth getting the Chilton (etc.) for whatever the components come from. If it's a Wedge, Steve Heath's 'Bible' Part 1 (there is no Part 2) is worth it. I think the NA TVR club has some of the service manuals. Grady