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Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 59267 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

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 59267 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 05:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cams & Pulleys - Early J-H and Lotus Compatibility (6 replies - 6071 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 11:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cams & Pulleys - Early J-H and Lotus Compatibility (6 replies - 6071 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 09:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cams & Pulleys - Early J-H and Lotus Compatibility (6 replies - 6071 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 03:58 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Moon Timing Belt Kit (14 replies - 12646 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 03:51 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Moon Timing Belt Kit (14 replies - 12646 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 12:09 pm

Carburetors > Carburator air box (9 replies - 10824 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 04:25 am

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Moon Timing Belt Kit (14 replies - 12646 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 04:19 am

Carburetors > Carburator air box (9 replies - 10824 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 04:19 am

Engine & Transmission > REBUILD CLARIFICATION (6 replies - 7218 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 01:51 am

Engine & Transmission > REBUILD CLARIFICATION (6 replies - 7218 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 03:43 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine Rebuild (25 replies - 37217 views)

Paul Koehler wrote: Are DHLA-45's  and airbox from the 2 breeds of Lotus you mentioned,  easily available in your local? Do you get from a bone ...   04-12-2006 04:12 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine Rebuild (25 replies - 37217 views)

Paul Koehler wrote: An inquire for those that have been there. If we condiser a stock JH with Z/S carbs and ~140HP  as a starting ...   04-09-2006 08:45 pm

Body & interior stuff > Madera Concepts Wood Dash (7 replies - 9433 views)

I've seen Madera replacement dashes in Lotus Elans and Europas.   The finished product was gorgeous. However, I have no idea how perfect the fit was out ...   04-08-2006 05:05 pm

Carburetors > Choke cable length (2 replies - 6313 views)

Jay, The outer sheath should be long enough to reach the carbs without creating any kinks or sharp transitions do to stretching.   Kinks bind.   Smooth transitions operate ...   04-08-2006 04:59 pm

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 15261 views)

colinw59 wrote: I'll trying gapping the plugs to 0.035"- 0.045" Colin, It takes a higher voltage spark to jump a larger gap.   The appropriate gap for the ...   03-30-2006 12:03 am

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 15261 views)

colinw59 wrote: Hi Rory        I thought of that, so I checked it. With #1 at TDC and the cam sprockets lining up, the rotor is pointing ...   03-29-2006 03:30 am

Miscellaneous > New JH owner seeks guidance (22 replies - 21113 views)

Mark Rosenbaum wrote: 1.  Examine the timing belt for damage.  Some wear is OK but if the belt is frayed, cut, or teeth worn, replace ...   03-11-2006 08:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > Crankshaft toothed pulley (4 replies - 6327 views)

There is a special tool for centering the front seal during installation (and another for the rear seal).   It takes all the guess work out ...   03-11-2006 01:39 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Leaks (3 replies - 5390 views)

Rex Craft wrote: 1)  (Snip)... The seal looked fine but I’m not for sure about the oil thrower.  One of the tabs on the oil thrower ...   02-15-2006 03:53 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve Adjustment SNAFU (11 replies - 15035 views)

Lotus valve shims for Twin Cam and 9XX engines are the same.   And both are interchangeable with shims for the Triumph TR7 and older Jags ...   02-08-2006 02:23 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve Adjustment SNAFU (11 replies - 15035 views)

Okay...  so we aren't necessarily talking about negative numbers.   With the cam lobe pointing straight up relative to the tappet,  is there clearance?   Is the ...   02-08-2006 02:16 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve Adjustment SNAFU (11 replies - 15035 views)

It wouldn't hurt if you have access to the equipment.   If the results indicate everything is tight,  the valves are probably okay.   However,  if the ...   02-07-2006 04:16 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve Adjustment SNAFU (11 replies - 15035 views)

Yeah,  or that too...   ;-) Tim ...   02-06-2006 11:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve Adjustment SNAFU (11 replies - 15035 views)

Mitch, When the valves are ground & lapped,  a small amount of material is removed from the mating face.   As a result,  they end up moving a ...   02-06-2006 04:26 am

Carburetors > Has anyone tried SUs? (4 replies - 7654 views)

Jensen Healey wrote:   IIRC the development engines had fuel injection and put out 220 HP. Only the 904 & 906 race engines for the Lotus ...   12-23-2005 02:45 am

Carburetors > Has anyone tried SUs? (4 replies - 7654 views)

I don't think there's a significant advantage (if any) to switching from Zenith Stromberg carbs to SU's.   Functionally, the SU and Stromberg carbs are very ...   12-22-2005 10:29 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 mounting brackets? (5 replies - 6946 views)

thurman wrote: Thanks Tim.  I have focused on JH parts because of the rear drive design of the JH.  The transmission mount for example, can't ...   12-11-2005 02:07 am

Engine & Transmission > 907 mounting brackets? (5 replies - 6946 views)

Thurman,   There's a lot of Lotus activity around DC and all over the east coast.   If you hook up with some J-H folk,  great.   But also ...   12-09-2005 02:31 am

Engine & Transmission > new photos of the Shark and its new engine (9 replies - 9124 views)

Regular foam like carpet padding isn't a good choice for under the tank since it's porous...  a sponge.    It will absorb and hold moisture against ...   12-01-2005 05:11 am

Engine & Transmission > crankshaft (3 replies - 4962 views)

Jason, Be sure to center the seals accurately.   Just sliding the seal & housing onto the journal and tightening the bolts isn't enough.   Either use the ...   11-19-2005 02:35 am

Engine & Transmission > crankshaft (3 replies - 4962 views)

jason fain wrote: (Snip)...  has never seen one with a machined looking groove near the rear seal.  The grove sits just on the inside of ...   11-19-2005 02:30 am

Engine & Transmission > VALVE ADJUSTMENT (3 replies - 5458 views)

BILLBEN wrote: THE VALVE JOB IS COMPLETE, BUT BEFORE I REASSEMBLE THE ENGINE, I'D LIKE TO CHECK/ ADJUST THE VALVES....WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO DO ...   11-09-2005 01:20 am

Engine & Transmission > Section TDA, 1983-87 Lotus Turbo Esprit Manual (2 replies - 6615 views)

Mark, Yes.  (Snip)... Edit 5-31-2009 by Tim Engel No.   As it turns out, there's no difference between the J-H and Lotus versions of the cams and pulleys.   The ...   11-05-2005 03:39 am

Carburetors > DHLA 40 vs. 45 (26 replies - 40335 views)

Brett Gibson JH5 20497 wrote: ...as for the pump jet filter/spring, I was not talking about the main fuel pump with the large spring over ...   11-03-2005 12:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > Section TDA, 1983-87 Lotus Turbo Esprit Manual (2 replies - 6615 views)

This probably amounts to waste of bandwidth by double-posting;  however,  I felt posting this info in the Engine & Transmission forum made more sense.   It ...   11-03-2005 04:46 am

Carburetors > DHLA 40 vs. 45 (26 replies - 40335 views)

Mark Rosenbaum wrote: The data in TDA.pdf is an enormously valuable supplement to the JH shop manual -- the ignition timing and cam timing areas, in particular, caught my attention...  (Snip)... My ...   11-03-2005 01:55 am

Carburetors > DHLA 40 vs. 45 (26 replies - 40335 views)

Judson Manning wrote: Apparantly both sets of carbs I got from DBE were Spec10 w/ Spec9 jetting, and the carbs on your cars are all ...   11-02-2005 03:19 am

Carburetors > DHLA 40 vs. 45 (26 replies - 40335 views)

Brett Gibson JH5 20497 wrote: Tim, how do you know which spec Dell's you have, mine are 40'E's, on a stock engine, would it show ...   11-02-2005 02:58 am


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