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Ignition > Static Timing Questions (9 replies - 4991 views)

user=1922]mcguan.2 wrote:I do not know if I have the petronix ignition. How can I tell?.Remove the distributor cap and look inside. If ...   01-26-2015 04:29 am

Carburetors > One more Jetting Question (4 replies - 3236 views)

Barthol wrote:To match the single carb barrels i have to open the air correction screw on the stronger barrel 5-6 turns , and this ...   01-26-2015 03:48 am

Ignition > Static Timing Questions (9 replies - 4991 views)

Mark Rosenbaum wrote about using a multi-meter. That will work, but I prefer to use a continuity light. The light only ...   01-21-2015 06:28 pm

Ignition > Static Timing Questions (9 replies - 4991 views)

Does the distributor still have the original breaker points, or has an electronic ignition system (like Pertronix) been installed? Just considering other things ...   01-21-2015 06:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Front Main Seal Centering Tool (2 replies - 2044 views)

I wanted to ask you first so I didn't step on any toes if the JHPS club store carried them. The Lotus OEM front seal tool ...   11-07-2014 07:53 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Front Main Seal Centering Tool (2 replies - 2044 views)

Greg, Does the JHPS store carry the 907 seal centering tools? Tim ...   11-06-2014 08:00 pm

Carburetors > Velocity Stacks (16 replies - 13433 views)

The Elite-Eclat airbox used to be available through Lotusbits in the UK. However, I talked with Mike Taylor a while ago, and he ...   10-06-2014 01:18 am

Carburetors > Velocity Stacks (16 replies - 13433 views)

Shorter air horns to optimize higher rpm performance, Longer air horns to tune for low rpm performance. Given the range of available air horn lengths, and the ...   10-04-2014 09:13 pm

Electrical & Instruments > GT Rear Washer Pump Wanted (3 replies - 4068 views)

Check out Europa Specialist Spares. They stock a lot of brightwork, mirrors, lights... and windscreen washers... as used on many vintage British cars. Website: http://www.europaspares.com/ Washer ...   10-04-2014 08:42 pm

Ignition > Reinstalling the Lucas 25D distributor (4 replies - 3960 views)

For removal, most people loosen the clamp and pull the distributor out, leaving the clamp attached to the oil pump housing. If that's ...   09-10-2014 01:59 am

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 15172 views)

Jay, Nice to meet you and your Jensen-Healey face-to-face this morning A 20W-50 oil is recommended. The 907's lubrication system is designed for relatively low ...   09-09-2014 09:32 pm

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 15172 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 ...   09-09-2014 12:46 am

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 15172 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 05:17 am

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 15172 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 04:36 am

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 15172 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 03:52 am

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 15172 views)

tallyhoe wrote: Thanks again. USA. Minnesota.Where in Minnesota. I'm in Wayzata... west suburb of Minneapolis. ...   08-22-2014 12:36 am

Ignition > Ignition sprocket timing mark (4 replies - 3856 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 02:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Puzzled by mist coming from Stromberg intakes (5 replies - 3418 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 07:08 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 timing belt tensioner adjusting wrench (3 replies - 2606 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 09:00 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN (3 replies - 3801 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 04:38 am

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 10536 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 06:08 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6280 views)

The stock J-H/ Lotus/ Gates T188 are 3/8" pitch Imperial belts... if that's what you're asking. ...   06-30-2014 04:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6280 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 05:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > Late Engine Rear Crankshaft Seal (7 replies - 4021 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 04:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > Worn Cam Shaft Timing wheels ? (22 replies - 13148 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 08:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > Worn Cam Shaft Timing wheels ? (22 replies - 13148 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: ...   05-20-2014 12:55 am

Engine & Transmission > Worn Cam Shaft Timing wheels ? (22 replies - 13148 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 05:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > 912 SE Engine (12 replies - 11468 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 08:03 pm

Engine & Transmission > 912 SE Engine (12 replies - 11468 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 05:57 am

Carburetors > Vacuum switch question (6 replies - 5651 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 10:03 pm

Carburetors > Vacuum switch question (6 replies - 5651 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 09:52 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 7971 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 05:51 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 7971 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 10:31 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > ???engine # (13 replies - 13271 views)

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

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 21165 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 07:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 39470 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 09:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 39470 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 09:32 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 39470 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 08:55 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 39470 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 08:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 39470 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 08:31 pm


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