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Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 11748 views)

Steve, What will fuel injection do to how the SCCA classes your car for autocross? If you had another stock head, would you install it just to ...   04-28-2017 02:35 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (273 replies - 210103 views)

Aaron, +1 on the new belt. Who is putting it in? And I've been curious... who is the PO in Chicago? Regards, Tim Engel ...   04-13-2017 06:23 am

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 35125 views)

If you want to play with cam timing, give 104 In / 110 Ex a try. But for that, you'll need to buy ...   04-11-2017 06:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 35125 views)

Does your car have to pass a strict emissions test. If so, it will have a better chance with 115 In / 115 ...   04-11-2017 05:17 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 8341 views)

Frank Schwartz wrote: Yes, I know...I am referring to the white sealant he used in filling up that wedge gadget he used to hold the cam ...   04-10-2017 02:02 am

Electrical & Instruments > The joys of Lucas electrics (5 replies - 741 views)

chrisl wrote: (It's not true that Lucas, in 1947, tried to get Parliament to repeal Ohm's Law. They withdrew their efforts when they met too much ...   04-09-2017 05:52 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 8341 views)

Frank Schwartz wrote: Have always had problem holding cams in place and this is what I need. Or perhaps regular silicone sealer which dries ...   04-09-2017 05:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 8341 views)

BTW, one of the nice things about the frequency method is that there are inexpensive/ free guitar tuning aps for smart phones, and even frequency ...   04-07-2017 05:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 8341 views)

Good information, thanks for sharing. It's that kind of input that will help zero in on a preferred tension recommendation. The tension varies with ...   04-07-2017 04:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 9195 views)

Don, Sorry, I don't have a straight answer for you about where the Toyota transmission's ID number might be. But here's some general info ...   03-30-2017 02:31 am

Ignition > more oil in my distributor (3 replies - 1120 views)

There's only one route for oil into the distributor, and the seal should keep it out. Obviously, the seal has failed. ...   03-26-2017 05:10 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 6525 views)

DonBurns wrote: Are SKF 414871A or Flennor FS03299 bearings actually available? I have been searching online, been to two auto parts stores and the Ford dealership ...   03-24-2017 04:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 8341 views)

Rick in Miami wrote: I did set the tension cold @ 47# with a Krikit. Okay, good. I'm with you there. Rick in Miami wrote: I included ...   03-15-2017 06:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 8341 views)

Rick, Save yourself some grief, and don't set the tension hot. Always check or set the belt tension on a cold engine, before the ...   03-15-2017 05:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 8341 views)

I was PM'd and asked for a similar Burroughs/ Krikit spec for the black trapezoidal tooth belt. I thought others might find the ...   03-11-2017 01:16 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 8341 views)

The trapezoidal tooth belt is standard for the JH 907. If your engine has the round-tooth HTD pulleys, then that was a very ...   03-10-2017 04:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Judson Manning (6 replies - 1117 views)

Frank, Which carbs... Zenith-Stromberg or Dellorto? And if Dellorto, what throat and choke sizes? From what you describe, it does sound like you're fighting an ...   02-28-2017 04:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > Judson Manning (6 replies - 1117 views)

What's the question? ...   02-27-2017 07:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Judson Manning (6 replies - 1117 views)

Judson ocassionally/ rarely posts in the Jensen Healey page on Facebook. You might try pinging him there. Good luck, Tim Engel ...   02-27-2017 07:06 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7274 views)

DonBurns wrote:My engine is 2.2 and I can tell you this combination did not work at all, could barely keep is running. Also noticed that ...   02-27-2017 06:21 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto DHLA 45 "P" (1 reply - 1911 views)

DHLA 45 Suffix details are: No suffix = standard universal with 3 progression holes 45 C = Universal with 5 progression ...   02-26-2017 03:35 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7274 views)

Bfitz241 wrote: (Snip)... I've been driving the car and it has an almost imperceptible misfire at the top of the idle circuit.I'm not totally clear on ...   02-14-2017 11:55 pm

Engine & Transmission > Speedo setup post W58 conversion (10 replies - 3420 views)

Google GPS speedometer. I recommend the SpeedHut line. They even have a vintage-look gauge that doesn't look out of place with ...   02-12-2017 01:15 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler sandwich plate (7 replies - 1196 views)

Bfitz241 wrote: Thanks for the picture. So the oil filter holds the whole thing together...got it Bingo ! Without the sandwich plate in place, there is a ...   02-04-2017 01:15 am

Engine & Transmission > Low Compression on #1 cyl. (5 replies - 989 views)

Repeat the compression test on the low cylinder just to make certain it wasn't simply a procedure screw-up on your part. Specifically, make ...   02-04-2017 01:01 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 6525 views)

Frank & Don, Go up to the first message in this thread, and you'll see that Peter updated it with new pricing information as of Jan ...   01-25-2017 10:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 6525 views)

The 907's original trapezoidal tooth belt is a 3/8" pitch Imperial belt (otherwise known as Profile Size "L"), and many companies sell that size. ...   01-21-2017 10:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Delta 4 into 1 header and steering column question (20 replies - 7250 views)

If your exhaust manifold to head joint leaks, then the main culprit is the steel-asbestos-steel gasket... not the manifold/ header/ what-have-you. The fix is the triple-laminate ...   01-21-2017 10:20 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7274 views)

The accelerator pump's external linkage is stroke-adjustable. A longer/ shorter stroke controls the total amount of fuel dispensed by the pump per stroke. ...   01-19-2017 04:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > renovated engine burning oil (46 replies - 14698 views)

DonBurns wrote: The club store mentions they are necessary to avoid valve float (bounce?) but no mention of the binding issue, but I have to assume ...   01-16-2017 10:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > renovated engine burning oil (46 replies - 14698 views)

DonBurns wrote: So it sounds like shimming the liners up is the way people usually go, but is there any reason why milling the block down ...   01-16-2017 05:03 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7274 views)

Bfitz241 wrote: I believe my carbs are plain "45", but I'll check to be sure.All Dellorto DHLA models are arguably better than the corresponding Weber DCOEs, ...   01-09-2017 03:55 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7274 views)

Bfitz241 wrote: I believe my carbs are plain "45", but I'll check to be sure. RE: the idle air corrector-do the leaner numbers have larger or more ...   01-09-2017 03:00 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7274 views)

This is a repeat of the set-up chart I posted on 11-11-16. Just adding the JHPS Store carb's data as provided by Don Burns on ...   01-08-2017 11:53 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 6525 views)

Off topic but... Early Lotus Esprits used a Citroen transaxle. A special tool is required to remove the large nut at the back of the ...   11-29-2016 05:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 6525 views)

This is a good upgrade over the OEM J-H tensioner assembly. Good stuff. There are junk bearing brands out there in the world, but ...   11-29-2016 04:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 6525 views)

You guys should all buy two. One as a worthwhile upgrade for your 907 engine, and one as a piece of sculpture for ...   11-29-2016 04:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > New Rings? (2 replies - 1120 views)

Clinton, For an 8.4:1 compression 907, the cylinder pressures should be 110 - 130 psi cold, or 150 - 170 psi at full operating ...   11-28-2016 06:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 8828 views)

Nice Work! I'm impressed. Tim ...   11-25-2016 04:41 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 7274 views)

DonBurns wrote: In the Des Hammill book he says that for Dellortos the average turns for the idle mixture screws from closed is from 3 to ...   11-23-2016 01:12 am


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