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Ignition > Misfire after 30 minutes (30 replies - 5866 views)

It would seem I have an ignition problem... She runs very well for 30-ish minutes, then starts misfiring at low revs, dies at idle, can ...   05-06-2016 05:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

It shouldn't take many hours to get it running fairly well, if the rest of the car is in good nick it would be a ...   05-03-2016 03:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

I don't know for sure, but I suspect that the closer timing would spit less. Some you have to live with, that is why we ...   05-01-2016 06:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

You can't tell if cam timing is off by looking at the cams, the changes required to make it run like a bucket of excrement ...   05-01-2016 06:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

But you still haven't answered the fundamental question, are you using the correct marks? Don't ASSUME anything, VERIFY. ...   05-01-2016 06:20 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

Please get yourself a basic understanding of what you are doing before going any further. Moving the cams three teeth does not constitute a 5 ...   05-01-2016 06:12 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

Please note that one mark is "in", the other is "ex". You HAVE to flip they, otherwise they are three teeth off! ...   05-01-2016 03:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

There are one or more notches on the rim, and there should be a marking stamped in. Changing from one timing to the other includes ...   05-01-2016 02:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

Please post a picture of the sprockets from the front with crank at TDC. ...   05-01-2016 02:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

And you have the IN mark facing you on the intake and EX on the exhaust? The sprockets flip over depending on which side of ...   05-01-2016 02:16 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

Your cams must be WAY off!!! 5 degrees difference in cam timing does not change from no compression to normal compression readings. ...   05-01-2016 01:40 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

I'm trying to figure out what you meant by the "no compression at 115" bit. There are a few possible culprits here: Errors in cam timing ...   05-01-2016 08:15 am

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

The Strombergs are IMNSHO a piece of s}#% and could well be the reason for the 2k idle. Check the butterfly axles for radial play, ...   04-30-2016 10:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 34834 views)

You say the tensioner "quit" on you, did the belt jump or break on you? There is not much to go on before pistons and ...   04-30-2016 08:28 pm

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (107 replies - 76269 views)

Getting back on track... The handbrake has been out of commission since converted the rear brakes, and I wasn't able to route the cables like HiSpec ...   04-24-2016 05:27 pm

Miscellaneous > Pete Bahr (4 replies - 1481 views)

Very sad to hear this. I have a few of his parts on my car, have been very pleased with them. Hopefully someone will be ...   04-11-2016 06:56 pm

Electrical & Instruments > fuses (3 replies - 1399 views)

I believe the majority of gremlins in the JH stem from one single point: the fuse box design. The two blades either end of the ...   03-07-2016 09:59 am

Wheels > Stock wheel offset (19 replies - 11833 views)

I would probably order ET10 if I were to do it again, at least for the fronts. There is occational rub on the forward inner ...   02-18-2016 05:31 am

Projects > JH 17967 (31 replies - 7480 views)

I am massively impressed with your work, it is all looking very nice! It all looks very familiar, including the kinks in the channels under ...   02-05-2016 11:16 am

Engine & Transmission > Lubrication Protection (1 reply - 1194 views)

I know a lot of people swear by the Accusump system as a sort of "poor man's dry sump", but personally I am a bit ...   01-05-2016 06:04 am

Engine & Transmission > resealing cam towers (3 replies - 1495 views)

Overtorque once and the covers are warped => never sealing properly again. I don't think anyone ever managed to get a proper seal with the ...   01-04-2016 05:19 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > 502 Bad Gateway error (4 replies - 3144 views)

Same problem with Safari on iPhone lately. -- Joachim ...   01-02-2016 11:45 am

Electrical & Instruments > '74 JH (3 replies - 1827 views)

And make sure you get the stalks for a LHD car, I forgot to specify that when buying from Moss Europe and got switchgear for ...   12-21-2015 06:53 am

Carburetors > best place to have strombergs rebuilt (12 replies - 3608 views)

Or the par-for-the-course engine fire. If you still have a plastic T-piece in the fuel line (between the carbs) do not start it up before ...   12-10-2015 08:39 pm

Carburetors > best place to have strombergs rebuilt (12 replies - 3608 views)

If the car has a lot of miles on it, a simple rebuild may not do it. The throttle axle wears out the bore in ...   12-08-2015 05:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Limited Slip Differential anyone? (5 replies - 2085 views)

I might be interested, but it naturally depends a bit on cost. Please inform if you get a ballpark figure and price profile vs units ...   11-27-2015 05:42 am

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 11578 views)

stevegarnjobst wrote: Unfortunately, high compression pistons and/or cam upgrades aren't allowed. So power upgrades will be limited. Going with EFI should at least help ...   11-09-2015 12:29 pm

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 11578 views)

Would you be allowed to replace the bumpers with the early type? Should save a quite few tens of pounds right there, the rubber bumpers ...   11-09-2015 10:22 am

Ignition > Pertronix failure (1 reply - 1136 views)

I think the old Ignitors had a habit of going up in smoke if the ignition was left on for any amount of time without ...   11-03-2015 12:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3293 views)

NPT is not inherently leak free, it ordinarily requires some form of tape or goop to form a good seal and there is plenty of ...   10-28-2015 07:44 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3293 views)

Bfitz241 wrote: It's my understanding that the fittings are 5/8 BSP, and I was having difficulty translating that to NPT or AN sizes. This just caught my ...   10-27-2015 06:17 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3293 views)

First google hit on "Mocal sandwich plate": http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/category/Mocal_Sandwich_Plate Same place has both Mocal and Setrab oil coolers: http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/category/Mocal_Oil_Coolers2 Can't remember the ID of the hoses off the top ...   10-26-2015 09:40 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3293 views)

What I did (and what I think you should do) was to throw out the old cooler, hoses and sandwich plate and replace the lot. ...   10-26-2015 06:29 am

Electrical & Instruments > Spoeedometer calibration (4 replies - 2215 views)

You could buy a new Smiths digital speedo and just install it? Like this (first one I found): http://www.howardinstruments.com.au/product_details.php?productid=851&mdid=b53afe09f184cb7ffed3a90320f843d1 -- Joachim ...   10-22-2015 05:42 am

Electrical & Instruments > Spoeedometer calibration (4 replies - 2215 views)

There is a number on the front face of the speedo, it will say how many turns in a given distance. I think it is ...   10-21-2015 11:06 am

Engine & Transmission > How much of a rebuild would you do? (5 replies - 2852 views)

Agreed! A new set of pistons and liners are in order, at 55£ each you might as well get new ones instead of honing and ...   09-28-2015 05:31 am

Engine & Transmission > Urgent advice request (12 replies - 4928 views)

Thanks for reuploading the pictures, that made everything clearer. 30 - 35bhp difference going from one airbox to another, that is massive! Do you have the ...   08-10-2015 07:13 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Viewable Images (6 replies - 3054 views)

When viewing single images in Photobucket, there is a list called "Share links" to the right. Click on the IMG link (it should be automagically ...   08-05-2015 07:13 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Viewable Images (6 replies - 3054 views)

Better yet, don't use image attachments at all. I use Photobucket to host all my images, then add them by means of tags. No ...   08-04-2015 06:00 am

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (107 replies - 76269 views)

My prayers may have been answered! https://www.facebook.com/classicfordmag/posts/927284433971729 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WD8_4xhgOg&list=UUJfLna8jgGWD2466yARk8DA Northampton Motorsport has created the DCOi carb throttle body, making it appear that a set of DCOEs are installed, completely ...   07-31-2015 04:22 pm


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