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Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 14727 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 (36 replies - 15283 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 - 2065 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 - 14052 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 - 14727 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 - 14727 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 - 14727 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 - 14727 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 - 2420 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 - 2420 views)

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

Engine & Transmission > Judson Manning (6 replies - 2420 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 - 12868 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 - 2635 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 - 12868 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 - 5600 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 - 2652 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 - 2070 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 - 14052 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 - 14052 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 - 10373 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 - 12868 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 - 20742 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 - 20742 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 - 12868 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 - 12868 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 - 12868 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 - 14052 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 - 14052 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 - 14052 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 - 1955 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 - 15611 views)

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

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 12868 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

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 15611 views)

qwerty wrote: Heyyy? Not sure we're on the same page here. See pic below.Brain fart, or brain not engaged. You're right. Later, Tim ...   11-22-2016 06:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 15611 views)

qwerty wrote: I'm also thinking of lessening the eccentric offset of the 10mm hole by a few mm to allow for more control when tensioning, as ...   11-22-2016 04:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 15611 views)

If I understand you correctly, what you need is a version of the Lotus eccentric hub with more shoulder and less spigot... correct? How about making ...   11-22-2016 02:25 pm

Body & interior stuff > Front Window Source (2 replies - 1621 views)

Pilkington is the original Triple-X manufacturer for many Britcar windshields. Top quality and a correct fit. ProSource is a US-based company that sells Chinese-sourced ...   11-19-2016 04:26 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 12868 views)

Don, Lean mixture may cause the engine to run a little hot, but it shouldn't cause full blown over-heating. I suspect there's a cooling ...   11-14-2016 07:19 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 12868 views)

Bfitz241 wrote: As to measuring the jets with pin gauges, I read somewhere that the numbers on the jet represent its size in MM...e.g. a 190 ...   11-14-2016 06:41 am

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 15611 views)

qwerty wrote: The third major difference 3) The bearing's bore: the ID on the 6005 bearings is 25mm whereas the ID on the SKF 414871A ...   11-13-2016 05:55 am

Engine & Transmission > Installing the intake manifold (9 replies - 3413 views)

Frank, The Dellorto intake manifold is secured to the head with nine studs. The Zenith-Stromberg manifold uses six studs. All the heads ...   11-13-2016 02:49 am


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