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Engine & Transmission > jensen with strombergs (4 replies - 362 views)

Yes, check the easy stuff, first. If you have the stock fuse box as I do, I start there. not that the fuses are blown, ...   07-21-2018 05:03 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Related or coincidence? (7 replies - 2108 views)

The fuse box and its 3 fuses can be the source of much anguish. Once you get into it a way you'll see why. Prince ...   07-17-2017 04:14 am

Engine & Transmission > Low Compression on #1 cyl. (5 replies - 2425 views)

Guess I'd start with valve clearance, but to have just #1 with tight clearance might be unusual. Maybe first would be another comp check with ...   02-03-2017 04:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler delete (14 replies - 4407 views)

I haven't considered that, but it makes sense. It doesn't seem like the cooler and lines would have a lot of oil in them, though. ...   01-03-2017 02:58 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler delete (14 replies - 4407 views)

I don't know if there's a direct connection between coolant temperature and oil temp, but if there is, the oil cooler is superfluous. I have ...   12-26-2016 04:27 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 16775 views)

Does the Sikaflex set up hard like epoxy, or softer like silicone? ...   11-04-2016 01:37 pm

Body & interior stuff > Wiper arm removal (13 replies - 4040 views)

I guess not. If the wire is grounded that would peg the gauge. The sender must work the opposite of what I said earlier. ...   09-28-2016 05:09 am

Body & interior stuff > Wiper arm removal (13 replies - 4040 views)

Wouldn't that let the smoke out? ...   09-28-2016 05:06 am

Body & interior stuff > Wiper arm removal (13 replies - 4040 views)

That sounds right. The sender is a resistor that decreases resistance as it gets hotter. Gosh, that sounds too much like I know what I'm ...   09-28-2016 02:55 am

Body & interior stuff > Wiper arm removal (13 replies - 4040 views)

When dealing with electrical issues, don't overlook ground connections. Just a thought and Good Luck. ...   09-24-2016 02:30 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Flatlines At Random (15 replies - 5503 views)

Rubber bands aren't very British, you should use Velcro.:-) ...   08-30-2016 04:40 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Flatlines At Random (15 replies - 5503 views)

The lack of a fuse box cover interests me as mine came with an obviously home made cover. A box of glued together plexiglass bits. ...   08-30-2016 03:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Flatlines At Random (15 replies - 5503 views)

The pathetic 3 fuse box has been the source of mysteries on my J-H. I thought it had run out of gas while idling in ...   08-26-2016 04:50 am

Ignition > replacement keyed ignition switch (6 replies - 7972 views)

You can get the breakaway bolts if your concerned about security or originality. The ones for the TR7-8 are the same. ...   07-15-2016 04:15 am

Cooling > rebuilding the water pump (11 replies - 6775 views)

Club Store was a good source for mine, some years back and still functioning fine. ...   05-29-2016 10:24 pm

Brakes > Pedalbox rebuild (13 replies - 8994 views)

My pedal box seemed to have a gasket that was ruined when disassembled. I replaced it with one I cut from artist (craft) foam. ...   05-10-2016 03:19 pm

Miscellaneous > Pete Bahr (4 replies - 2546 views)

I had very good experience with Pete and his kits. I have four of them on my car. I thoroughly enjoyed our conversations. Our Community ...   04-03-2016 07:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 16775 views)

I am going to salt this one away for the future. It sounds so simple and reasonable, there must be something wrong with it. ...   12-23-2015 08:24 am

Miscellaneous > Pete Bahr From Pete's Kit's (2 replies - 2480 views)

55 years must leave a big empty, Pete. I am praying, praying. ...   10-21-2015 02:07 am

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 9121 views)

That sure is $10.00 more per wheel. Still worth it in my opinion, but you know what they say about opinions. ...   08-27-2015 08:55 pm

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 9121 views)

I tried different things on my own, but what I received from www.wheelcollision.com was absolutely the best and renders any other effort moot. Check out ...   08-27-2015 08:32 pm

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 9875 views)

I erred in referring to the Bath, PA folks wheels as being lacquered. I believe it is actually a powder coat process. AAR it is ...   05-20-2015 07:37 pm

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 9875 views)

You might contact them about putting a polish on them. They do restorative work on any type of wheel, so it should be within their ...   05-20-2015 01:19 pm

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 9875 views)

OK here is a shot of my right front. It is a machined finish, not polished. The lug nuts have been blackened with a Magic ...   05-20-2015 02:24 am

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 9875 views)

I'm having trouble attaching the picture. Keeps telling me it's too big, though I have resized twice. My Kingdom for a techie. ...   05-20-2015 02:19 am

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 9875 views)

I can do that, but mine look just like the ones pictured on their site. I should mention that there was a $120.00 core charge ...   05-19-2015 09:56 pm

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 9875 views)

The $600.00 did seem steep to me, but when I got them and put them on I felt they were well worth it, They look ...   05-19-2015 03:09 pm

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 9875 views)

Wheel Collision Center Bath, PA 610-837-8792 www.wheelcollision.com their part number WCC1512. Mine were $600.00 exchange, but I'll bet they have them in stock without the ...   05-19-2015 01:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Interior trim (10 replies - 6977 views)

Rejen Classics offered a discount to 240 pounds each if I bought two sets. That's nice, but the shipping will still be 95 pound sterling. ...   06-27-2014 08:11 pm

Body & interior stuff > Interior trim (10 replies - 6977 views)

Thanks for the responses. I contacted the British supplier referenced and they can fix me up, but the cost, with shipping, would be just over ...   06-26-2014 07:28 pm

Body & interior stuff > Interior trim (10 replies - 6977 views)

Didn't find the replacement seat covers in the club store, so called Delta. He doesn't have them and doesn't know when he'll get them, as ...   06-24-2014 03:00 am

Miscellaneous > Nice drive (1 reply - 1953 views)

Took 17798 topless, about 20 miles out to the Company picnic at a place called Wines of the San Juan. Good weather, nice drive, twisty ...   06-22-2014 08:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 7605 views)

Put a set of 1/2 moon pulleys and a T188 belt on about a year ago. Got the set off E-Bay from a private seller ...   06-22-2014 08:25 pm

Miscellaneous > Kjell Qvale passes at 94 (3 replies - 3219 views)

Thank You for the information. I found the bio in Racer to be excellent. ...   11-05-2013 03:36 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 11211 views)

Installed the new switch with the spacer washer, lights work fine. I had retested both the old and new switches with the multi meter and ...   10-31-2013 01:19 am

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 11211 views)

Tested the switch several more times today, with inconsistent results. Ordered a new switch and I am confident that that is the problem. ...   10-25-2013 01:28 am

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 11211 views)

It does seem strange that the nub would be the problem. The ball end looks good. I may play with it some more when I ...   10-24-2013 12:12 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 11211 views)

That looks like I'd have to pull the tranny as,"therein lies the nub" ...   10-24-2013 02:35 am

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 11211 views)

Thanks for the prompt reply. I did test the switch with a power source in series with a test light. Do I need to replace ...   10-23-2013 07:41 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 11211 views)

My back up lights quit working. Connecting the two wires together at the switch the on the transmission lit the lights. I removed the switch ...   10-23-2013 07:22 pm


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