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Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 5453 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 08:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 5453 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 06:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 5453 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 05:47 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 5453 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 07:10 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 5453 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 01:12 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 24325 views)

For 'slow' oil pressure build-up on cold start, make certain this air bleed hole is clean, and not plugged with sludge. ...   06-15-2017 12:38 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 24325 views)

And another view, with the parts nested together. ...   06-15-2017 12:34 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 24325 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. ...   06-15-2017 12:28 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 24325 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 ...   06-15-2017 12:22 am

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 10703 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 06:13 pm

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 13305 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 05:03 pm

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 13305 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 03:35 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 219317 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 07:23 am

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 39080 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 07:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 39080 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 06:17 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 10201 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 03:02 am

Electrical & Instruments > The joys of Lucas electrics (5 replies - 963 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 06:52 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 10201 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 06:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 10201 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 06:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 10201 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 05:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 10703 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 03:31 am

Ignition > more oil in my distributor (3 replies - 1444 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 06:10 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 8851 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 05:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 10201 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 07:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 10201 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 06:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 10201 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 02:16 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 10201 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 05:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Judson Manning (6 replies - 1460 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 05:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > Judson Manning (6 replies - 1460 views)

What's the question? ...   02-27-2017 08:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Judson Manning (6 replies - 1460 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 08:06 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8944 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 07:21 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto DHLA 45 "P" (1 reply - 2106 views)

DHLA 45 Suffix details are: No suffix = standard universal with 3 progression holes 45 C = Universal with 5 progression ...   02-26-2017 04:35 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8944 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 ...   02-15-2017 12:55 am

Engine & Transmission > Speedo setup post W58 conversion (10 replies - 4053 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 02:15 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler sandwich plate (7 replies - 1639 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 02:15 am

Engine & Transmission > Low Compression on #1 cyl. (5 replies - 1288 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 02:01 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 8851 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 11:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 8851 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 11:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Delta 4 into 1 header and steering column question (20 replies - 8173 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 11:20 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8944 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 05:22 pm


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