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Brakes > Different viewpoints on brakes (16 replies - 14144 views)

I've slowly gone thru the entire system and replaced EVERYTHING as outlined in my previous posts.  I think the brakes feel really weak.  There's plenty ...   03-01-2008 12:18 am

Brakes > Different viewpoints on brakes (16 replies - 14144 views)

Well maybe I just like to stop sooner than everyone else.  I have new master cylinder, new lines, new pads and shoes, new calipers, freshly ...   02-29-2008 05:05 pm

Brakes > Different viewpoints on brakes (16 replies - 14144 views)

Give Norm a shout.  I've seen his conversion (in pics) and it looks really nice. I think this is probably the way I'm going to ...   02-28-2008 05:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > Vapor Hose Oil (9 replies - 6327 views)

I'm running Dells w/ no filters.  So, I have an extension on the hose that directs the vapor away from the engine back by the ...   02-13-2008 04:30 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH GROUND CLEARANCE (2 replies - 3429 views)

you can just send ron an email message from this site and he'll get it.  i just spoke with him via e-mail a day or ...   01-17-2008 08:26 pm

Wheels > Wire Wheels (7 replies - 9282 views)

Greg:  I found a guy that has a set of 4 for sale if you're interested.  No affiliation.  I just found him on Craigslist.  ...   12-26-2007 10:04 pm

Miscellaneous > Dana McPeek (2 replies - 3523 views)

For those of you that haven't heard yet, Dana McPeek passed away the night before last.  He had been battling congestive heart failure for a ...   12-19-2007 08:20 pm

Engine & Transmission > Tough going into 1st - not going into reverse - 4spd (1 reply - 2174 views)

I have a 74 w/ the 4spd tranny (and overdrive which is AWESOME).  It's been a little 'sticky' going into 1st and sometimes 2nd.  No ...   11-11-2007 02:12 am

Ignition > Pertronix Ignitor - Toasty (10 replies - 9501 views)

How about going with the drop in Pertronix distributor unit?  I want someone to use one so I know how well it works!  It seems ...   09-25-2007 04:22 am

Miscellaneous > Inox bolt kit for the Lotus 907 for the JH (1 reply - 2661 views)

I'm planning to buy one of these when I do the deed. ...   09-11-2007 01:20 am

Suspension > Rebuilt Front End (1 reply - 3065 views)

    In past JHPS magazines there was someone advertising rebuilt entire front ends.  He wanted your old one as a core and they did all ...   09-05-2007 01:17 am

Miscellaneous > Need help evaluating a car (6 replies - 5254 views)

There are guys here with more experience than I - but I have 2 - one running and one waiting to tear down.  I think ...   08-15-2007 11:19 pm

Ignition > Pertronix & MSD Timing Question (17 replies - 13183 views)

Call Delta or Bean and ask them.   No more futzing around w/ rebuilds etc.  ...   07-10-2007 12:37 am

Ignition > Pertronix & MSD Timing Question (17 replies - 13183 views)

http://pertronix.com/ This is the way I'm going next time.  I think they're under 200 bucks.  If I remember right the original special was something like 150 ...   07-09-2007 07:06 pm

Ignition > Pertronix & MSD Timing Question (17 replies - 13183 views)

How about just buying the drop in Pertronix distributor?  I know Delta has them.  Next time something goes awry with my dist - that's what ...   07-09-2007 03:01 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Alternators (28 replies - 26368 views)

Thank you sir!  I'd appeciate the JPEG. The Delco unit has 2 separate plugs.  The Lucas has 3 spade connectors.  I can't see dinking around ...   07-05-2007 06:30 am

Electrical & Instruments > Alternators (28 replies - 26368 views)

Despite the title of the thread (Stock, replacements, conversions) I don't see any info on replacements. Mine is undercharging at low RPMS and overcharging at ...   07-04-2007 11:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve Springs (10 replies - 6001 views)

How about West Coast Heads?  ...   06-29-2007 05:48 am

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25107 views)

Update - Since the problem I was having was what felt like intermittent failure (or sticking or something) of ONLY ONE front brake - it ...   06-21-2007 06:14 am

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25107 views)

Ok, so they worked fine for a day or so.  I gave them more of a workout today and the pedal is almost to the ...   06-19-2007 06:37 am

Miscellaneous > LA area mechanic (5 replies - 4216 views)

PM Sent.  Also, Harry at Viking Motor Sports in Costa Mesa is expensive but good. Joel ...   06-15-2007 05:04 am

Miscellaneous > LA area mechanic (5 replies - 4216 views)

PM Sent.  Also, Harry at Viking Motor Sports in Costa Mesa is expensive but good. Joel ...   06-15-2007 05:03 am

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25107 views)

Just to let ya know.  I got tired of dinking around w/ the calipers.  It's not so easy to find extra TR7 calipers just sitting ...   06-14-2007 07:04 am

Engine & Transmission > Rebuilding/Upgrading the Engine - Advice Sought (25 replies - 18563 views)

Am I the only one that gets gobbly de gook trying to read the last post?  I have the ability to read chinese/japanese characters on ...   06-13-2007 01:21 am

Body & interior stuff > Door interiors (4 replies - 3826 views)

There's someone in the  UK that sells the entire interior skin.  For the price I can't see futzing with it.  You should be able to ...   06-11-2007 04:38 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25107 views)

HMMM, I purchased some rebuilt TR7 calipers.  They don't fit and certainly are not bolt on replacements. . . Did TR7 use several different calipers? At ...   06-10-2007 04:51 pm

Body & interior stuff > Rottiserie (19 replies - 13277 views)

Is the BBQ helper still available for loan?  I might be jumping into my project sooner than anticipated!  I have found a space to work ...   06-06-2007 01:29 am

Engine & Transmission > offline help needed in SD (6 replies - 4762 views)

I know a mechanic in Vista and one in Costa Mesa that could help you.  I'd offer to help but you know more about it ...   06-04-2007 04:27 pm

Suspension > Rear Ends (20 replies - 15805 views)

too much vino for me! ...   05-31-2007 07:18 pm

Suspension > Rear Ends (20 replies - 15805 views)

Pat, do you have pictures of your setup? ...   05-31-2007 03:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > New/replacement engine suggestions (12 replies - 7086 views)

Judson - sending you a PM. ...   05-31-2007 03:01 am

Engine & Transmission > FUEL PUMP (20 replies - 15623 views)

i saw that too!  what the heck?  just what i want - my fuel pump exposed to the elements and being hit! is that a stock ...   05-25-2007 12:22 am

Engine & Transmission > New/replacement engine suggestions (12 replies - 7086 views)

Well - I guess this is as good a place as any to hi-jack a thread! Per the earlier message - I'm really close to ...   05-16-2007 08:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > New/replacement engine suggestions (12 replies - 7086 views)

Pat: I've got a line on a 907 that's supposed to have like 45K miles on it.  Hopefully I'll have it here in SD in the ...   05-16-2007 08:12 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25107 views)

Only problems with the 'big brake' kit is:  1)  it's expensive 2) i need either the spacers (expensive) or to buy all new rims and tires ...   05-16-2007 07:51 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25107 views)

Ron: Great  INFO!  I'm putting on new brake lines and am considering replacing the calipers just because I'm sure mine are OE.  For 150 bucks it's ...   05-16-2007 05:03 am

Carburetors > Not firing on front 2 cylinders (8 replies - 6204 views)

It's even more perplexing b/c it's not consistent.  It seems to usually be the right side pulling.  But on occassion it's the left.  I'm thinking ...   04-25-2007 06:02 am

Electrical & Instruments > Fuses (4 replies - 6261 views)

    I'm considering replacing the worthless fuse box with a small marine grade breaker panel.  The fuses seem to quit making a good connection frequently.  ...   04-25-2007 02:26 am

Carburetors > Not firing on front 2 cylinders (8 replies - 6204 views)

Mystery Solv-ed! Damn, I went thru a bunch o little stuff.  Dried everything out w/ WD40.  Cleaned plug wires, used carb cleaner on the carbs to ...   04-25-2007 02:23 am

Miscellaneous > Cars & Coffee in Irvine (3 replies - 3755 views)

It'll be a few weeks but I might be interested in showing up.  And I bet Dana would drive up too.  I've got a lot ...   04-20-2007 06:55 pm


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