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Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 11982 views)

Rick, What tension were you trying to achieve with your blue belt? Regards, Tim Engel ...   07-24-2017 05:37 am

Engine & Transmission > 907 Main Bearing Shells - Conversion to Run Chrysler 318 V8 Shells (7 replies - 1597 views)

Joachim, I've not talked with either of them myself. However, this subject started over on the LotusExcel forum, and the fellow needing the bearing ...   07-22-2017 02:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Auxiliary housing shaft circlip (4 replies - 1102 views)

Apply the Loctite to the pulley bore. Maybe just a very little bit on the shaft, wiping most of it back off... ...   07-21-2017 08:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Auxiliary housing shaft circlip (4 replies - 1102 views)

Jim, The Auxiliary pulley is to be mounted with Loctite, and it should require the heat of a propane or MAPP gas torch to remove it. ...   07-21-2017 05:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Main Bearing Shells - Conversion to Run Chrysler 318 V8 Shells (7 replies - 1597 views)

Here's a few dimensional data-points for starters. Crankshaft Main Bearing Journals: CHRYSLER 318 V8 ................................. LOTUS 9XX Engines 2.4995 - 2.5005" -- Journal Dia ............... ...   07-21-2017 04:11 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Main Bearing Shells - Conversion to Run Chrysler 318 V8 Shells (7 replies - 1597 views)

Thanks for the lead... I'll check it out. Edit -- A friend who subscribes tGT40s.com is attempting to ping Ron for me; but to date, ...   07-21-2017 03:12 am

Engine & Transmission > 907 Main Bearing Shells - Conversion to Run Chrysler 318 V8 Shells (7 replies - 1597 views)

I'm not sure, but I believe Ron Earp was one of those who converted to Chrysler bearings. Is Ron still on this forum? ...   07-20-2017 05:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Main Bearing Shells - Conversion to Run Chrysler 318 V8 Shells (7 replies - 1597 views)

Many years ago, comments on this forum by JH racers who converted the 907 engine to run Chrysler 318 V8 main bearing shells. ...   07-20-2017 04:44 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Related or coincidence? (7 replies - 1383 views)

Pacer Technologies is known for their line of ZAP super glues, but they also make Rail Zip II. Electric model train guys use ...   07-18-2017 06:32 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (35 replies - 13265 views)

Hi John, It'd be great if you would burn a copy for me. You're the one doing all the travelling, so when you're home ...   07-06-2017 04:48 am

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (35 replies - 13265 views)

Dan, Is that the article written by Ernie West of Dead Lake Motors? If so, I'd like to get my hands on a copy ...   07-02-2017 11:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 6996 views)

scottsmi wrote: On the subject of oil, I read your previous post on the viscosity and wonder what your opinion is of using zddp. I ...   06-21-2017 07:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 6996 views)

scottsmi wrote: Thanks Tim, I am interested in the extra document. I want to keep my JH as original as possible but dont like the oil ...   06-21-2017 05:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 6996 views)

The following is probably more than you want to know, but... Over the years, Lotus had three oil filters for the 9XX 4-cylinder. All ...   06-19-2017 04:47 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 6996 views)

Did you replace the seal between the oil cooler sandwich plate and the auxiliary housing? It tends to get over-looked. Regards, Tim Engel ...   06-16-2017 06:10 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 6996 views)

Please excuse the redundancy, but I just posted this photo in another thread on this same general subject. All the parts together make ...   06-15-2017 12:12 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 26908 views)

For 'slow' oil pressure build-up on cold start, make certain this air bleed hole is clean, and not plugged with sludge. ...   06-14-2017 11:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 26908 views)

And another view, with the parts nested together. ...   06-14-2017 11:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 26908 views)

Here are the pressure relief valve's internal parts laid out. It's not my photo, but I don't recall where I got it. ...   06-14-2017 11:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 26908 views)

See the attached JPEG clipping from the JH Parts Manual. On the back end of the oil pump housing, next to the bore where the distributor ...   06-14-2017 11:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (35 replies - 13265 views)

Just for the record, Lotus used three different 5-speed transmissions with the 907 & 912 engines. Any of which, when taken with it's ...   06-05-2017 05:13 pm

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 15907 views)

I'm surprised fuel injection is such an open option. How are your cam's timed. The early J-H timing was 115 IN / 115 EX, ...   04-28-2017 04:03 pm

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 15907 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 (277 replies - 234079 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 - 44714 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 - 44714 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 - 12836 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 - 1288 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 - 12836 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 - 12836 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 - 12836 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 (35 replies - 13265 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 - 1794 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 - 11982 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 - 12836 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 - 12836 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 - 12836 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 - 12836 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 - 2003 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 - 2003 views)

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


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