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Miscellaneous > 2015 Jensen Western Nationals (3 replies - 1783 views)

How about for 2017 ? ...   08-07-2017 05:29 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Jackal (0 replies - 818 views)

Yes the JH was designed with an engine bay adequate for a small block V8. Perhaps they would have used a 340 Mopar V8? ...   06-03-2016 11:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > '75 5 speed Question (9 replies - 2185 views)

I have (2) JH's. Neither one much to look at. 5 speed car is still together, drivable soon ? It is to become "Jensen ...   05-13-2016 11:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > '75 5 speed Question (9 replies - 2185 views)

Riverside Co., CA. 92596 My son lives in Milwaukee ...   05-12-2016 11:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > '75 5 speed Question (9 replies - 2185 views)

Hi all, Just testing the waters... I have (2) running series II motors, (1) 4 spd. trans/ rear end, (1) 5 spd./rear, (1) 8' Ford ...   05-11-2016 08:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Head(s) at Nurburgring (5 replies - 3476 views)

RTV will seal "anything", and prevent global warming/lol.  roverman. ...   10-07-2014 04:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Head(s) at Nurburgring (5 replies - 3476 views)

Well, evidently not funded enough, to spring for a "new" Cosworth/Coscast block ? At 1,300 hp., a used 4L RV8, might not be the most ...   09-11-2014 04:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Head(s) at Nurburgring (5 replies - 3476 views)

Interesting build on http://www.speedhunters.com.  66' MGB GT is being built for street legal FIA/GT3 class. The goal is for a lap record, in this class. ...   09-10-2014 09:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 17741 views)

So is the T9 mounting pattern, comparable to Ford/GM T5? If so, why not a T5? Plentiful and cheap, a good combination. ...   09-10-2014 08:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam driven distributor (0 replies - 1125 views)

Perhaps VW Sirrocco ? I need shortest possible, 4 cylinder distributor. I'll use one one each bank, "Rotus V8".  4 cylinder crab cap ?  Cheers, roverman. ...   06-25-2014 12:08 am

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6008 views)

Would this be a 3/8" pitch belt ? Honda/Acura measures this. Thanks, roverman. ...   06-23-2014 05:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6008 views)

Honda aftermarket sprockets are advertized as 7075 T6 billet aluminum/chinese. My rockwell hardness test confirms this. More difficult, will be finding Honda size crank sprockets, ...   06-20-2014 05:16 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6008 views)

Schneider Cams has int/exh. profiles I like. Intake likely 298deg. adv., with .460" lift, minus clearance. 286deg. with .429"lift exhaust.   Thanks, roverman. ...   06-19-2014 07:08 pm

Engine & Transmission > CNC porting the 907 head (3 replies - 2609 views)

"for a more consistant finished product" Competition is good. I like competition. I checked  Lotusbits pricing, currently $2,053, plus vat and roud trip ship. No flow ...   06-13-2014 04:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6008 views)

Not quite far enough along, for enlightening photos. I'm  currently working on the modular cams, which should be approx. 40% lighter,(4 oems weigh 30.25lbs.). Richard ...   06-12-2014 10:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > CNC porting the 907 head (3 replies - 2609 views)

I spoke to "Richard", this am., about the possibility of writing a cnc. program, to port these, and possibly 910-920 Lotus heads ?  Currently, the ...   06-12-2014 10:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6008 views)

Work is progressing well,on the "Rotus V8", modular cams. Plan is to use Honda/Acura adjustable cam sprockets,(round tooth).Plan is to support each cam with (3) ...   06-10-2014 12:00 am

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6008 views)

More likely to happen in phase II , with Zeus heads ? Could this be the first 32 valve rover V8 ?  Cheers, roverman. ...   05-28-2014 04:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6008 views)

Thank You, roverman. ...   05-28-2014 04:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6008 views)

Anyone using HTD or round tooth profiles ? Has anyone adapted VVT, onto their 907+ ?  Vernier sprockets ? Sources for either drive profiles, to ...   05-27-2014 07:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > rear end upgrade (2 replies - 1883 views)

As they say....The Devil is in the details. Thanks, roverman. ...   07-12-2013 07:32 pm

Engine & Transmission > rear end upgrade (2 replies - 1883 views)

I have secured an 8" Ford rear, that has already been modded to "bolt in", and is of suitable width. This means all of the JH ...   07-11-2013 04:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Show Quality JH with Rover V8 (5 replies - 4135 views)

I think that would leave slaloms and track days or NASA ? Of course a TR8 would be legal. I have a Huffaker TR8/ GT ...   07-10-2013 09:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Show Quality JH with Rover V8 (5 replies - 4135 views)

The RV8 has more going for now, than any time in it's past. Three mfgr's of aftermarket heads,new/improved oem blocks from Cosworth. This engine has ...   07-08-2013 07:03 pm

Engine & Transmission > Show Quality JH with Rover V8 (5 replies - 4135 views)

Truly professional swap and restoration, to be veiwed at "BritishV8" webbsite, Healey section/How it was done.  Enjoy, Art G., aka. roverman. ...   07-03-2013 11:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 17741 views)

T5 vs T9 ? I plan to use an R154, in a future build,(big hp). Cheers, roverman. ...   03-06-2013 10:55 pm

Engine & Transmission > 40/45 DelOrtto's (6 replies - 3891 views)

$715 ea. I would go injection- first. Thanks, roverman. ...   02-14-2013 01:54 am

Engine & Transmission > Offset grind the 2L crank ? (0 replies - 1210 views)

Has anyone tried this ? Substituting the 927 gram, stock/anchor rod, with a much lighter one, and putting  larger fillets on the rod journals, including "cool ...   02-14-2013 01:07 am

Engine & Transmission > 40/45 DelOrtto's (6 replies - 3891 views)

Owning a machine shop, is it practicle/possible to bore-out 40's to 45mm , and install larger throttle plates ? Thanks, roverman. ...   02-14-2013 12:56 am

Engine & Transmission > 40/45 DelOrtto's (6 replies - 3891 views)

Is there a simple visual check, say a carb body # ? Thanks, roverman. ...   02-14-2013 12:09 am

Engine & Transmission > engine swaps (33 replies - 27912 views)

I suggest a "peep" at the "BritishV8Forum", as there is a least one conversion, with your engine of choice. I believe in a TR7 ? As ...   02-09-2013 05:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > .060" over pistons (8 replies - 5151 views)

Jensen Healey wrote: The 907 is already substantially over square and has real issues with torque at under 3500 rpm. Boring the cylinders .060 over ...   01-31-2013 11:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 with a better crank/seal (7 replies - 4861 views)

They list a 2.5L for only 10k Sterling. First I find a crank. Cheers, roverman. ...   01-31-2013 11:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 with a better crank/seal (7 replies - 4861 views)

I find no link/info, on their webbsite, for such a build. Regards, roverman. ...   01-11-2013 04:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 with a better crank/seal (7 replies - 4861 views)

Raw forging, I am considering is 4340 chrome moly steel. This is likely 3x the strength of the cast iron crank. When the crank is ...   01-07-2013 04:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 with a better crank/seal (7 replies - 4861 views)

First off,does the Mk II engine have a non-rope rear main seal ? Starting what year ? I am securing a raw forged crank,(stroker potential), for ...   01-04-2013 11:52 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine rebuild/replace? (10 replies - 7246 views)

Is it possible to convert from rope rear seal to later one piece, by machining? I have done this conversion on many 215" V8's. I ...   12-20-2012 04:17 pm

Suspension > Cowl Shake (1 reply - 2887 views)

If you feel scientific, you might do a torsional deflection test, as a baseline , before mod's begin. PITA bars,(diagonals) from front suspension/rail area, to ...   12-07-2012 07:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > engine swaps (33 replies - 27912 views)

Update>>I have several reasons, for the Vette C5 torque tube: strenght to weight, rubber coupled drive shaft at each end, and the rigid aluminum outer ...   12-04-2012 04:20 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Lotus 907- 920 ? (4 replies - 4025 views)

Yes, based on what strokes prove compatable with potential of existing forging. Likely a shorter/lighter rod and less compression height on piston. Regards, Art G. ...   12-03-2012 08:51 pm


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