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Miscellaneous > East Coast Nationals 2015 (3 replies - 2596 views)

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Miscellaneous > East Coast Nationals 2015 (3 replies - 2596 views)

Registration for the 2015 East Coast Nationals in Rhinebeck,NY is now open! The event will be held June 24 to June 28, 2015. All ...   12-16-2014 06:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > rear main seal oil leak? (10 replies - 6412 views)

It feels pretty brittle and new ones are only $27 at the club store. Easy decision to remove and replace. ...   08-12-2013 07:30 pm

Engine & Transmission > rear main seal oil leak? (10 replies - 6412 views)

I cleaned off the engine with degreaser and water and then watched closely while it was running. Sure enough, the oil was leaking from ...   08-11-2013 10:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > rear main seal oil leak? (10 replies - 6412 views)

Thanks. The engine is dry under the distributor, so I don't think that's the source. But I'll look closely at the vent and ...   08-08-2013 01:40 am

Engine & Transmission > rear main seal oil leak? (10 replies - 6412 views)

Can someone help confirm if the oil leak I have is from the rear main seal? Here's what I know: I have a series II engine ...   08-06-2013 12:16 am

Cooling > Aluminum Radiator (16 replies - 16319 views)

I have one of these in my car and know of a second one in a friend's car. Both fit well out of the ...   08-06-2013 12:01 am

Ignition > Distributor orientation (7 replies - 3910 views)

You can spin the body of the distributor any which way you like, as long as you adjust the plug position accordingly. However, the ...   02-04-2013 01:40 am

Ignition > Fuel Injection KIt for 907 (109 replies - 86838 views)

Hi Steve, Thanks!  Yes, I forgot to  mention the O2 sensor installed in the exhaust.  This allows immediate feedback of rich / lean mixture. Ross ...   06-16-2012 05:43 pm

Ignition > Fuel Injection KIt for 907 (109 replies - 86838 views)

At the Jensen East 2012 Steve Duchene gave a well received presentation on crank fired ignition and fuel injection of the Jensen Healey.  This prompted ...   06-16-2012 04:54 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Dellorto air box needed (1 reply - 2289 views)

Anybody have a dellorto air box they'd like to sell?  I tried Delta with no luck.    Ross ...   01-11-2012 03:29 pm

Engine & Transmission > sluggish clutch (8 replies - 5077 views)

Just to complete the thread, I replaced the clutch cable as everyone suggested. What a difference!  Totally solved the problem.  I never knew the Jensen ...   12-25-2011 02:03 am

Engine & Transmission > sluggish clutch (8 replies - 5077 views)

Thanks everyone. I'll start by removing the cable and see how it glides.  It would be great if that's the culprit.  Not looking forward to a clutch ...   12-10-2011 03:49 am

Engine & Transmission > sluggish clutch (8 replies - 5077 views)

My JH5 sat for some time while I upgraded to Dellortos.  With those complete, the car is back on the road, but now there's something ...   12-08-2011 02:57 am

Ignition > vacuum lines with Dellortos (6 replies - 5597 views)

Now I understand.  Thanks. Ross ...   09-29-2011 05:52 pm

Ignition > vacuum lines with Dellortos (6 replies - 5597 views)

Yes, it is a very late model 75. I've thought about just what you've suggested.  I can probably do it, but it's surprising how little room ...   09-28-2011 04:02 am

Ignition > vacuum lines with Dellortos (6 replies - 5597 views)

On my car, oil filler neck "spigott" had a hose going to the carb air filter.  The air pressure inside the air filter should always be at ...   09-27-2011 11:51 pm

Ignition > vacuum lines with Dellortos (6 replies - 5597 views)

What is the purpose of the vacuum lines from the airbox to the oil filler neck? I switched to Dellortos with pancake filters and no airbox.  ...   09-25-2011 09:48 pm

Body & interior stuff > Madera Concepts wood fascia (8 replies - 6179 views)

Matt, I've done this upgrade and can say without hesitation that the fit and finsih are excellent.  That's not to say that there isn't some work ...   05-04-2011 11:06 pm

Suspension > Installing front sway bar (33 replies - 21191 views)

Kurt's explination of the handling issues with installation of only a front bar is accurate and what I was driving at.  The key here is ...   04-13-2011 02:42 am

Suspension > Installing front sway bar (33 replies - 21191 views)

Anton, I fitted the Addco front sway bar.  (As well as the rear.  These must be done in pairs or be prepared for some, shall we ...   04-06-2011 05:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 spd Shifter removal help needed (3 replies - 3190 views)

Having just done this with kudos to Jim DeClerck for directions, here's how I did it... 1. Remove the knob and locking nut on the shifter. 2. Set ...   03-26-2011 02:44 am

Engine & Transmission > Alternator removal and refit (8 replies - 5846 views)

Thanks.  I knew this couldn't be as bad as some said.  Ross ...   02-26-2011 03:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Alternator removal and refit (8 replies - 5846 views)

Thanks Ron! But I had a total brain burp!  I meant to say DISTRIBUTOR, not alternator.  Maybe the question makes more sense now.  Sorry! Ross   (original post edited) ...   02-25-2011 11:47 pm

Engine & Transmission > Alternator removal and refit (8 replies - 5846 views)

Can someone please explain in detail how to remove and refit the distributor? The board is filled with warnings about "never doing this under penalty of ...   02-25-2011 07:12 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Decent wiring diagram (13 replies - 12550 views)

Also, consider this color diagram.  Much easier to read, however not free. http://joc.org.uk/regalia/index.php?cPath=24_28 Ross ...   07-04-2010 03:55 am

Suspension > Front suspension (45 replies - 36983 views)

Thanks!  The shells actually came out quite easily.  I have a shop press and using a piece of pipe on one side and an appropriately ...   01-17-2010 10:22 pm

Suspension > Front suspension (45 replies - 36983 views)

Regarding the lower front suspension arm Superpro bushings: am I correct to conclude that the original outer shell  MUST be REMOVED?   I originally thought it ...   01-16-2010 06:33 pm

Fuel Stuff > Carbon Canister question (1 reply - 4005 views)

Regarding the carbon canister:  I understand how to hook up the top three ports: center port to the carbs, one peripheral port to the gas ...   11-02-2009 01:53 am

Cooling > Still Running Hot! (17 replies - 15217 views)

No need to remove the dash.  Just the gauge cluster.  2 screws - one in each upper corner of the cluster, then pull.  (How hard ...   10-20-2009 01:28 am

Cooling > Still Running Hot! (17 replies - 15217 views)

I used a voltage stabilizer from a Triumph Spitfire.  Looks and works identically.  Readily available from Moss Motors and I'm sure other Triumph parts houses.  ...   10-09-2009 02:45 am

Miscellaneous > Your classic car history (17 replies - 18419 views)

Here's my list.... 1976 Cadillac Sedan DeVille  -  First car in high school.  So uncool, it was cool.  Performance: 10.  But it did have a hugh ...   06-02-2009 04:46 pm

Ignition > idle speed chnages when brakes applied (3 replies - 4495 views)

Thanks!  This is an interesting theory, especially because I had some idea there might be a servo vacuum leak.  So much so, that I recently ...   04-28-2009 07:15 pm

Ignition > idle speed chnages when brakes applied (3 replies - 4495 views)

Can someone explain why my idle speed rises when the brakes are applied? When sitting idle, the engine turns over at about 900rpm.  But when sitting ...   04-28-2009 01:22 am

Body & interior stuff > Seat belt malfunction (4 replies - 5819 views)

I replaced mine with belts i got here: http://gotbelts.com/products.html I tried the belts from Delta, but the length of the latch side was much longer than the ...   04-13-2009 03:39 am

Miscellaneous > fire extinguisher (12 replies - 7299 views)

one last photo... ...   03-29-2009 03:14 am

Miscellaneous > fire extinguisher (12 replies - 7299 views)

not sure how to do multiple photos... ...   03-29-2009 03:11 am

Miscellaneous > fire extinguisher (12 replies - 7299 views)

So, here's how i attached the extinguisher: I used 16ga steel plate and 3/4" square tubing to make the bracket that the extinguisher bracket attaches to.  ...   03-29-2009 03:08 am

Miscellaneous > fire extinguisher (12 replies - 7299 views)

Thanks for the replies. I'm not a big fan of putting the extinguisher behind the seat -- seems it might be a little out of reach ...   01-13-2009 07:06 pm

Miscellaneous > fire extinguisher (12 replies - 7299 views)

Am curious... Where have people mounted their fire extinguisher?  And how have you done it?  I've been thinking of fabricating a bracket for the front of ...   01-06-2009 02:53 pm


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