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VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Lotus 907- 920 ? (4 replies - 3953 views)

I suppose "expensive" is a relative term ? Isn't the cast 2.2L crank approx. $1,200, In the JHPS store ? Forged stroker will likely be ...   12-03-2012 04:16 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > vin# 30340 (2 replies - 3145 views)

Jack has his GT currently listed on Craigslist, in Simi Valley. I thought since he has sold (8) Dell'Ortto conversions, JHPS would know of him.  ...   12-01-2012 08:17 pm

Wheels > Wheel and tire program (3 replies - 6524 views)

Huffaker fenders, changes everything.  10.5wide/net x 17" dia., rear with a 295/40 tire, Team III, AC wheels,"retro look". Tire fits all the way -up into ...   12-01-2012 08:10 pm

Body & interior stuff > Has a one pc body front ever been done ? (10 replies - 5885 views)

Scott, I suppose part of the equation, is application ? The JH roadster was never noted for rigidity, hence those pesky stories of cowl shake. ...   12-01-2012 07:38 pm

Body & interior stuff > Fiberglass bonnet? (2 replies - 2696 views)

"Huffaker" builds hand-laid, f-glass bonnets. Not cheap, but good quality. I got my rear deck from "Proform", as listed in BritishV8forum. Cheers, roverman. ...   12-01-2012 07:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > engine swaps (33 replies - 27463 views)

Thank you Greg, for letting us discuss engine swaps here. I'm building a 74' Hemi Healey. As many others have mentioned here, this requires a ...   12-01-2012 05:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cross-drilled crank/bearing design (3 replies - 4339 views)

Perhaps ditching the diesel rods would be a step, in the right direction? At 927 grams,  jerking a cast iron crank, can't be good. "Richard" ...   12-01-2012 05:32 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Lotus 907- 920 ? (4 replies - 3953 views)

Is it possible  this series of motors share a common crankshaft , but different strokes ? I'm working with a crank manufacturer for potential of ...   12-01-2012 05:16 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > vin# 30340 (2 replies - 3145 views)

I'm a little supprised no one has bought Jack Troyers' car, at least for parts ? He has sold (8) Del;Ortto conversion sets, so I suspect ...   12-01-2012 05:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > engine swaps (33 replies - 27463 views)

Thanks Kurt.  I feel like I belong, in the British V8 Forum. Plenty of free thinkers who are willing to share their, innermost ,car hacking ...   05-25-2010 04:13 am

Engine & Transmission > engine swaps (33 replies - 27463 views)

Your veiw is understandable. Most of us regret seeing such well intended projects, laid to waste. You don't suppose if their was open, shameless discussion ...   05-24-2010 03:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > engine swaps (33 replies - 27463 views)

Some members actually have them, and yet , their tolerated ? If so, why can't we just discuss this ? Pretty popular conversion is Supra ...   05-23-2010 04:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > Porting the 907 head (5 replies - 4302 views)

Garry, Thanks for response, 2mm os. on valves. I'll look-up the conversion factor to 28". How was flow, under the curve ? Have you flowed/ported ...   04-02-2010 11:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > Porting the 907 head (5 replies - 4302 views)

Hi, any suggestions or personal experiance with this head. I've been told 305 cfm./28" @ .45"lift on intake side, Anybody? I will be using I.R. with ...   02-07-2010 04:06 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve clearances and Camshafts (60 replies - 39985 views)

Hi, Maybe under the, dumb question category, has anyone considered use of, or plagerizing the design of," Vega "buckets? No shims, just a "tapered" adjusment ...   01-27-2010 02:06 am

Engine & Transmission > Header removal (5 replies - 3321 views)

Another trick is to take next oversize nut, set over busted-off stud and mig/tig weld nut to stud. The heat also helps when you go ...   08-05-2009 03:02 am

Miscellaneous > Attendance (0 replies - 1837 views)

For those of you who chose not to attend the "Queens English British Car Show" at Woodley Park and also the tech. session with John ...   05-04-2009 03:26 am

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

Perhaps we could consider the "benefits"? of diversity?  Some believe this is one of many items that brought the US. to it's level. Many of ...   02-09-2009 12:39 am

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

Thanks for the nice picture, very impressive! Only problem is, I'm not Mr. Goodwrench. I think this motor probably needs to visit an "authorized dealer" ...   02-07-2009 04:03 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healy, $400. (2 replies - 3513 views)

Maybe they do. Please do not ask about the Avanti that does not exist. Good luck on the rest, roverman. ...   02-06-2009 03:22 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healy, $400. (2 replies - 3513 views)

I just saw it on Craigslist, LA. Call Adolph at (310) 633-1377. Estate Sale. All I ask is you don't bid on Avanti, please! Good ...   02-05-2009 11:52 pm

Miscellaneous > Queens English All British car meet (0 replies - 1810 views)

When: March 08/09  Where: Woodley Park, Van Nuys,CA. Any members going? I hope to take my 74 JH. Hope ya'll can make it. Regards, roverman. ...   02-04-2009 08:18 pm

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 19956 views)

Looks like "buyer beware", Thanks, roverman. ...   01-13-2009 02:56 pm

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 19956 views)

Same Jorge as on e-bay ad now? roverman. ...   01-13-2009 12:23 am

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 19956 views)

Hello, Well I'm hoping this isn't the same guy/mfg'r. as described in previous post with inherent design/material and attitude problems. I intend to inspect said tank ...   01-13-2009 12:21 am

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 19956 views)

Thanks Art. I sent my questions about e-bay tank to "angelheartpancho" regarding problems and guarrantee, heehee. I hope he has one. Art/roverman. ...   01-09-2009 11:13 pm

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 19956 views)

Thanks for the response, but I typed in "George of California" to scource the tank on Internet.... it didn't work. roverman ...   01-08-2009 11:46 pm

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 19956 views)

Hello all, I'm considering purchase of "TANKS INC" p.n.# U3-g , factory galvanized steel , universal fit gas tank for use in Healy/later and MGB. ...   01-08-2009 10:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

The good news is, all 4 cams are Sync'd. individually. One bank of cylinders fires every 180 deg's as does opposite bank. You alternate between as ...   12-28-2008 12:10 am

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

I think I'll reverse 1 head, 2 cams, and give each cylinder 90 deg's of crank to do it's thing. More likely I'll run out ...   12-23-2008 03:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

Thanks for the reply. Thats just how the mock-up went so many years ago.  Looks like well under $30 k. Might be able to squeez ...   12-22-2008 03:33 pm

Miscellaneous > Rover V8 JH. (0 replies - 2560 views)

Fellow Jensen Holics, I would like to tune- in on useable data from Rover V8 converted cars. Of course I'm willing to share V8 data. Regards, ...   12-05-2008 06:08 pm

Miscellaneous > British car swapmeet (0 replies - 1950 views)

It's 11/23/08 Anyone outhere going? 7 am./1pm. 2600 Nutwood, across from Fullerton college. Anyone care to meet for group "Healing"? Cheers, Roverman. (951) 265-4436 ...   11-20-2008 06:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

I might be off-here but Norstar should be about 4.36" on bore centers. We need 4.24". IE. 907, B.O.R.V8's and Buick V6's. I prefer "closed ...   11-11-2008 07:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

Maybe we should just sign-up for a test drive with the guy making 500 hp.?? roverman. ...   11-11-2008 04:07 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

also, Inland Empire?, CA. ...   11-11-2008 04:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

Head do 180. Work do 360.  or just "Poser a Rover"? u-no JH. valve covers? ...   11-11-2008 04:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

consuming good, whining bad. may the farce be with us....... ...   11-11-2008 04:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

Wow, 500 hp! Wildcat heads? 2xturbo? Magnacharger? Big? Got dyno sheet? You definately got my attention! The bellhousings I'm aware of take GM. pattern trans. I ...   11-11-2008 04:00 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 24882 views)

Greetings, anyone out there built or contemplating the build of 907/912 head swap on Rover V8 ? Should make for a testeroadster! I have done ...   11-11-2008 12:14 am


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