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Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 13999 views)

The Weber Factory Settings for a 40DCOE-2, plus a couple other 40DCOE set-ups. All that really doesn't mean anything for your 907. Model ...   09-08-2014 11:46 pm

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 13999 views)

tallyhoe wrote: (Snip)... This car has an oil cooler installed which makes removing the filter an act of God needed to accomplish. Is there a ...   09-02-2014 04:17 am

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 13999 views)

tallyhoe wrote: I am a new owner of a JH so please be patient. I am looking for direction on the what is the best ...   08-22-2014 03:36 am

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 13999 views)

First, do you know when the timing belt was last replaced? If not, replace it now before putting the car into general service. ...   08-22-2014 02:52 am

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 13999 views)

tallyhoe wrote: Thanks again. USA. Minnesota.Where in Minnesota. I'm in Wayzata... west suburb of Minneapolis. ...   08-21-2014 11:36 pm

Ignition > Ignition sprocket timing mark (4 replies - 3545 views)

srq2002 wrote: I'm reinstalling the timing belt and concerned about the setting of the ignition pulley. Can anyone tell me if this diagram shows the mark ...   08-12-2014 01:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Puzzled by mist coming from Stromberg intakes (5 replies - 3195 views)

srq2002 wrote: While under the bonnet adjusting the Strombergs I revved the engine and saw what appeared to be a light white mist coming OUT of ...   08-01-2014 06:08 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 timing belt tensioner adjusting wrench (3 replies - 2469 views)

If you can't score a J-H OEM tool, then check with your local bicycle repair shop. Ask to see their selection of ...   07-17-2014 08:00 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN (3 replies - 3519 views)

The engine number format above is Lotus' format for the 907, and correct for Kim's spare engine. Jensen-Healey engine numbers have their own ...   07-11-2014 03:38 am

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 9835 views)

Jensen Healey wrote: Has anyone seen these pistons? This is a 2.0 bored .030 over with what appear to be forged pistons. I'm wishing and hoping ...   07-06-2014 05:08 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 5883 views)

The stock J-H/ Lotus/ Gates T188 are 3/8" pitch Imperial belts... if that's what you're asking. ...   06-30-2014 03:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 5883 views)

roverman wrote: What is the "wildest" cam spec's, heard of, for a racing 907 ?  Thanks, roverman.There are a lot of aftermarket cam grinders offering street, ...   06-19-2014 04:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > Late Engine Rear Crankshaft Seal (7 replies - 3798 views)

The important dimension is that the seal must be recessed 2.5mm (0.100 inch) from the inside machined face of the seal housing. How ...   06-19-2014 03:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > Worn Cam Shaft Timing wheels ? (22 replies - 12318 views)

Barthol wrote: As you can see the belt now moved towards the engine and is flush with the rear of the pulleys. Is this normal, or is ...   05-28-2014 07:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > Worn Cam Shaft Timing wheels ? (22 replies - 12318 views)

pbahr wrote: Is the tension the same for the rectangular and the later Lotus half-moon belts?Pete, Sorry about keeping you waiting... I'm not a regular here. Short answer: ...   05-19-2014 11:55 pm

Engine & Transmission > Worn Cam Shaft Timing wheels ? (22 replies - 12318 views)

Kim, The pulleys in your photo are worn and should be replaced. A timing belt that's too tight might aggrevate the situation, but it's not the primary ...   05-04-2014 04:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > 912 SE Engine (12 replies - 11074 views)

Pete, I'm glad you found it helpful. However, I just edited it, adding some info about intake port sizes in the various heads. ...   04-12-2014 07:03 pm

Engine & Transmission > 912 SE Engine (12 replies - 11074 views)

Schorse wrote: (Snip)... I have the possibility to get a 912 hybrid engine. It has iron liners and is believed to have a HC head. Is ...   04-11-2014 04:57 am

Carburetors > Vacuum switch question (6 replies - 5328 views)

bora450 wrote: I have determined that fuel is dribbling out of the rear Stromberg emissions fitting that Mark Rosenbaum labeled "Calibrated Leak" in his sketch.Good, you're ...   01-06-2014 09:03 pm

Carburetors > Vacuum switch question (6 replies - 5328 views)

> Is it OK for fuel to be in the carburetor side hose? No, that's not normal. However, it's most likely the hole in ...   01-06-2014 08:52 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 7654 views)

Jensen Healey wrote: Apparently the o-rings reduce heat transfer from the manifold as well as dampening the vibration from the engine. Obviously they need to be air ...   06-05-2013 04:51 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 7654 views)

The correct soft mount gap is 0.070". That's the dimension quoted in a variety of Britcar/ Stromberg manuals dating back into the early ...   06-02-2013 09:31 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > ???engine # (13 replies - 12906 views)

Late, I know,  but see attached photo. ...   07-05-2011 04:18 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 19759 views)

Jensen Healey wrote: This site may help: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/S1S2S3owners/files/Dellorto%20jetting/ You need to be a member of Yahoo Groups to log in. Ahhh...  that explains it.   I'm the moderator ...   05-31-2011 06:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 35176 views)

Judson Manning wrote: Tim, We've had the opportunity to disagree in the past. Judson, Well, see there, we don't disagree about everything. Judson Manning wrote: Just like the carb ...   05-28-2009 08:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 35176 views)

Joachim, If you have the option,  order the E version of the Dellortos... 40E or 45E.   The differences are in small details like fine pitch threads ...   05-26-2009 08:32 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 35176 views)

Joel wrote: (Snip)... it's good to see ya back Tim!  I also subscribe to S1S2s3 forum.  Thanks Joel, I just bopped in over the quiet holiday weekend ...   05-26-2009 07:55 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 35176 views)

subwoofer wrote: (Snip)... do you have any experience with upping the compression for the 2.0? SJ Sportscars can provide 11:1 pistons for the 2.0, which ...   05-26-2009 07:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 35176 views)

Judson Manning wrote: (Snip)... The data out there suggests the dual 104 cam combo on 104MOP sprockets produces extremely 'peaky' results (http://www.lotusbits.com) with not much usable power ...   05-26-2009 07:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 35176 views)

John H, There was only one factory installed cam used in the Jensen-Healey...  the C-cam.   The various different valve timing values given in the manual are ...   05-25-2009 04:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cams & Pulleys - Early J-H and Lotus Compatibility (6 replies - 5088 views)

Gary,   Some pulleys have multiple sets of timing dots on them,  others have just one set.   A set being and IN mark on one side, and ...   01-09-2008 10:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cams & Pulleys - Early J-H and Lotus Compatibility (6 replies - 5088 views)

Chris, 110 red / 100 blue,  except that 100 is rounded up from the true 97.   You have the pulleys installed correctly with the bump foward ...   12-28-2007 08:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cams & Pulleys - Early J-H and Lotus Compatibility (6 replies - 5088 views)

Just dropping in for a quick clarification on some confusion I may have caused before checking out over a year ago.   I had expressed concern ...   12-26-2007 02:58 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Moon Timing Belt Kit (14 replies - 10768 views)

Greg Fletcher wrote: (Snip)...  I would be cautious about making blanket statements about that. Your proclamation that 107 cams set to 110 MOP is somehow ...   04-27-2006 02:51 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Moon Timing Belt Kit (14 replies - 10768 views)

Greg Fletcher wrote: Good post Tim, but I need to take issue with your conclusions. I, like many owners, live in an urbanized area- country ...   04-26-2006 11:09 am

Carburetors > Carburator air box (9 replies - 9139 views)

Judson Manning wrote: (Snip)... My guess is that with US emissions, the factory was trying every trick (110/100 timing, et. al.) to preserve HP in the ...   04-26-2006 03:25 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Moon Timing Belt Kit (14 replies - 10768 views)

Judson Manning wrote: The 104^ spacing isn't as critical on the 104 cams since they have the same overlap as the stock JH cam.  You ...   04-26-2006 03:19 am

Carburetors > Carburator air box (9 replies - 9139 views)

John, Pete's Yellow Dog photo #2 shows the type of Lotus airbox I mentioned to you.   The inlet neck points forward and the flex-duct goes to ...   04-23-2006 03:19 am

Engine & Transmission > REBUILD CLARIFICATION (6 replies - 6232 views)

True,  grinding/ lapping the valves will result in them receding into the head,  getting closer to the cam, and closing up the clearances.   Proper clearances will ...   04-14-2006 12:51 am

Engine & Transmission > REBUILD CLARIFICATION (6 replies - 6232 views)

Bill. Was nothing else done?...  just a valve job?   A good compression engine became a no compression engine after nothing but a valve job? To do a ...   04-13-2006 02:43 am


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