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Ignition > Jack shaft pulley adrift (5 replies - 5033 views)

Had to have 17798 towed from Alamagordo after it died at 10:30 PM on the way back from White Sands. In the dark it was ...   09-27-2010 01:53 am

Engine & Transmission > Gear oil - diagnostics? (7 replies - 4478 views)

Good Morning,     Hope you slept well and the odor of high sulfur content gear lube didn't keep you up.   I have been putting off removing ...   05-15-2010 04:05 am

Fuel Stuff > Disappearing gas (5 replies - 6753 views)

Thank You for the reaffirmation of my senility. I was probably sitting in the car while it was down and doing the Walter Middy at ...   05-11-2010 03:55 am

Fuel Stuff > Disappearing gas (5 replies - 6753 views)

Thanks for the response, John. It sure has me puzzled, but to be honest I'm not sure if the odometer got reset without my remembering. ...   05-10-2010 05:31 am

Fuel Stuff > Disappearing gas (5 replies - 6753 views)

Is it possible for my fuel tank to be leaking, but not show any drips or gassy moisture in the trunk? Some how, while 17798 ...   05-09-2010 08:20 pm

Suspension > Noisy Over Bumps (3 replies - 5274 views)

I had a "clunk" from the front when the brakes were applied.  On a hunch and a tip from Delta, I replaced the strut rod ...   05-09-2010 04:19 am

Brakes > Speed Bleeders (16 replies - 11306 views)

The wife and I just bled the brakes on 17798 using the Speed Bleeders I installed last week. They needed to be bled after putting ...   05-09-2010 04:03 am

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust system replacement (27 replies - 19259 views)

Have had my Delta system on for about a year now. The install was problematic, but having installed a Monza system on my TR7 I ...   05-04-2010 04:27 am

Body & interior stuff > Flush head screws to secure door hinges (4 replies - 2997 views)

Sorry if I gave false hope, but I assumed they were SAE threads. Don't despair, good luck. ...   04-03-2010 11:37 pm

Body & interior stuff > Flush head screws to secure door hinges (4 replies - 2997 views)

A quick look at Delta's catalogue didn't turn them up, but I'd bet they have them. They shouldn't be too exotic, possibly available from local ...   04-03-2010 05:09 pm

Ignition > Fuel Injection KIt for 907 (109 replies - 88097 views)

Looks real good! My daily driver is a late TR7 with EFI. I would love to have the same convenience, driveability, etc. etc. on my ...   03-04-2010 01:33 am

Electrical & Instruments > Understanding alternator wiring (5 replies - 5853 views)

Lucas plug is available from club store. ...   01-27-2010 03:05 am

Miscellaneous > mechanic in mid-continent (3 replies - 2833 views)

Hope you've found someone closer by now, but in case your still looking, there is my friend Bob Klie in St. Francis, KS.  http://www.robertklieautomotive.com   Sorry, ...   01-17-2010 08:34 pm

Ignition > Dead electrics and starting problems (14 replies - 9792 views)

I had issues with my fuse box. Turned out to be connections behind the gadget that holds the three fuses. A real pain to get ...   12-05-2009 04:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lucas Heavy Duty Oil Stabilizer (3 replies - 4193 views)

These snake oils have been around and around for many decades. I would be especially leary of anything named Lucas. Save your money and buy ...   11-28-2009 06:34 pm

Ignition > Dead electrics and starting problems (14 replies - 9792 views)

Hello and welcome to the forum!    I am no expert, so can't be much help, but many here can help and will surely jump in ...   10-03-2009 06:58 pm

Carburetors > Carburetor adjustment (8 replies - 6754 views)

Well, I cut some dandy blanking gaskets and installed them next to the carb bodies, but I didn't have the heart to remove the diaphragms ...   09-13-2009 03:38 am

Carburetors > Carburetor adjustment (8 replies - 6754 views)

Thanks Again,   I think you may have nailed a problem for me. I had blocked the vacuum line that goes to the bypass gadgets at ...   09-07-2009 03:23 pm

Carburetors > Carburetor adjustment (8 replies - 6754 views)

Thanks for the reply, Brett! The kits I got had new inlet needles and seats, and also the shaft seals, but I may have goofed ...   09-05-2009 04:32 pm

Brakes > brake booster (11 replies - 9833 views)

Thanks for the tip. I need to get on it sooner than later as I'm developing some continued pedal after brake application, with no lost ...   09-05-2009 04:19 pm

Carburetors > Carburetor adjustment (8 replies - 6754 views)

Have been watching this thread as my problem is the opposite from sjensen24's. 17798 is a gas hog. Wasn't so bad when I first brought ...   09-05-2009 05:39 am

Brakes > brake booster (11 replies - 9833 views)

I have several brake issues, that I am putting off. I had hoped that a new booster would be the cure all, but disconnecting it ...   09-05-2009 05:29 am

Engine & Transmission > Running problem (5 replies - 3497 views)

The cylinders that are firing will sizzle the water off immediatly. Any that are not running or misfiring will not heat up as quickly, and ...   08-19-2009 04:40 am

Engine & Transmission > Running problem (5 replies - 3497 views)

I like to start diagnostics by squirting water on the manifold near the head. If done soon after start up this will confirm that all ...   08-18-2009 07:29 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lucas Oil Stop Leak (4 replies - 5968 views)

But, do the lights still work? :-) ...   07-18-2009 10:53 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tonneau Cover - Do-It-Myself (7 replies - 5587 views)

Folding the seat backs forward greatly facilitates installation. ...   07-01-2009 01:33 am

Engine & Transmission > Clutch Cable (2 replies - 3234 views)

Many motorcycle shops and small engine or lawnmower shops have a solder pot and brass fittings to custom make cables. It might be worth a ...   07-01-2009 01:29 am

Miscellaneous > Heater fan switch (4 replies - 3248 views)

Can't personally help out, but if member Jody Kerr checks in on this, he would know if anyone does. ...   06-25-2009 03:27 am

Projects > Project finished at last (8 replies - 8155 views)

Very very nice. I really like the Lotus valve covers. Beautiful back drops, too. Thanks for sharing. ...   06-19-2009 03:43 am

Cooling > Radiator Cap pressure rating (11 replies - 15379 views)

I seem to be losing coolant somewhere. I suspect it is going away as vapor when the engine's good and warm. If I pressure test ...   06-15-2009 04:26 am

Body & interior stuff > seat belt retractor rattle (4 replies - 3701 views)

Good point, I remember having some difficulty with mine, but years of dealing with rewind starter springs held me in good stead. I would add ...   06-13-2009 04:07 am

Body & interior stuff > seat belt retractor rattle (4 replies - 3701 views)

I've had mine apart and found it was more like the inertia switches on a FI system. IOW there is a cup and a ball ...   06-09-2009 06:59 pm

Ignition > Crane XR3000 ignition (27 replies - 21454 views)

He's certainly not out of business. He just rebuilt my spare distributor in one day. I dealt purely by e-mail and Jeff was right on ...   06-04-2009 02:27 am

Suspension > Oversteer (19 replies - 11551 views)

Hope somebody that knows will check in on this, as I have wondered about some of the same issues myself. Thanks for posting. ...   05-17-2009 06:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mounts a 907 lotus engine in my jensen healey (5 replies - 5054 views)

The small vacuum line makes a loop from the T to the little valve on the side of the heater box and back to the ...   05-17-2009 06:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mounts a 907 lotus engine in my jensen healey (5 replies - 5054 views)

Once I figured out what the vacuum valve really did, which is nothing really except be a bug a boo, I removed it as did ...   05-14-2009 01:16 am

Electrical & Instruments > Alternator voltage seems high (3 replies - 3539 views)

Sounds high to me too. I had a rebuilt Lucas on my TR7 do the same thing shortly after I installed it. Taking the back ...   05-04-2009 12:13 am

Electrical & Instruments > My alternator is rattling (5 replies - 6072 views)

I had the center of the fan break out on the Lucas Alternator on a TR7. Looked and worked OK, just weird noises. ...   05-02-2009 03:59 am

Engine & Transmission > Trans Swap Options (21 replies - 14335 views)

I don't mean to hi jack this thread, but have you considered an overdrive unit? I have one sitting in my garage that I had ...   04-30-2009 02:12 am

Engine & Transmission > Timing the stock cams and sprockets (17 replies - 8873 views)

Can't address this directly, but I did note when fooling with mine that all three sprockets were the same. I think that I would do ...   04-18-2009 08:55 pm


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