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Engine & Transmission > Plug for Pete's Kits (9 replies - 5427 views)

Get well soon, Pete. Kurt ...   10-13-2014 01:37 am

Wheels > Pad in Differential (13 replies - 9060 views)

In the Getrag 5 speed transmission make sure to use a gear oil that is rated GL-4, NOT GL-5. There is much discussion on the ...   10-07-2014 07:05 pm

Wheels > Pad in Differential (13 replies - 9060 views)

Hi Frank, Most gear oils contain sulfur. It is a great high pressure additive where no brass or copper parts are present. In our 4 speed transmissions, ...   10-07-2014 06:36 pm

Wheels > Pad in Differential (13 replies - 9060 views)

Google up motor oil gear oil viscosity equivalents. Those oils are the about same viscosity. The sulfur in the gear oil eats the brass synchronizers ...   10-07-2014 02:45 am

Carburetors > Velocity Stacks (16 replies - 13101 views)

All the models have the short stroke crank with low compression 8.5:1 pistons. High revving is fun! If you have stock Dellortos they can be ...   10-02-2014 09:41 pm

Carburetors > Velocity Stacks (16 replies - 13101 views)

The simple answer is longer stacks for midrange power, shorter stacks for high rpm power. ...   10-02-2014 05:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > oil pan (11 replies - 5432 views)

The drain plug requires a Whitworth socket. If it's already rounded off from the adjustable wrenches and giant pliers, it can easily be filed down ...   09-27-2014 04:36 pm

Fuel Stuff > Custom Tank-No Breather/Pressure Relief (4 replies - 3558 views)

Wow! Those tanks look great! ...   09-24-2014 11:32 pm

Projects > Restoration Project (6 replies - 4384 views)

Welcome to the message board! Sounds like you have your work cut out for you. Feel free to ask questions if you get stuck, we do ...   09-24-2014 06:46 pm

Fuel Stuff > Custom Tank-No Breather/Pressure Relief (4 replies - 3558 views)

Beware of the leaky aluminum fuel tanks from Jorge. I just removed the tank from 19753 and cleaned it to bare metal. The tank is ...   09-20-2014 04:47 pm

Projects > New Restoration Project Started - 13046 - Riverside, CA (70 replies - 26132 views)

I do like the "add lightness" aspect of removing the bumper and spare tire and hanger. With less weight in the rear, A lighter sway ...   09-18-2014 06:44 pm

Projects > New Restoration Project Started - 13046 - Riverside, CA (70 replies - 26132 views)

The bumper delete just looks unfinished to me. The chrome finishers don't extend to the bottom of the valance and the spare tire is exposed. How ...   09-18-2014 03:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Head(s) at Nurburgring (5 replies - 3508 views)

I thought the use of 907 heads was suspect also. Wouldn't you go with a later version, at least to eliminate the cam cover leak? Still, ...   09-11-2014 07:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Head(s) at Nurburgring (5 replies - 3508 views)

Ha Ha! I guess money is not a limiting factor! I'd need to win two lottos to afford this. ...   09-10-2014 10:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6276 views)

Many a 907 has burned exhaust valves because checking the valve clearances is a pain in the b. Go ahead and remove the covers, check ...   09-10-2014 09:53 pm

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 14581 views)

I have several heads with burnt exhaust valves. I suspect the engines didn't have proper maintenance since adjusting valves on the 907 is so difficult ...   08-19-2014 08:24 pm

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 14581 views)

Weber carb kits are readily available. Your location should determine your supplier. http://www.piercemanifolds.com/default.asp http://www.webercarbsdirect.com/ ...   08-19-2014 04:56 pm

Carburetors > Webers or ? (23 replies - 14581 views)

The carbs may be gummed up due to sitting. A rebuild kit, float adjustment, and a good cleaning should get them back to normal. I ...   08-19-2014 04:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Stainless steel exhaust front box removal (3 replies - 2794 views)

I just read an article on the subject: http://www.popularhotrodding.com/enginemasters/articles/hardcore/0505em_exh/ The collector after the 4 into one connection is critical to maximizing performance. A resonator can be ...   08-15-2014 03:08 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Returning to the Jensen Healey Family (4 replies - 3942 views)

Great! Looking forward to it! Kurt ...   08-15-2014 02:57 pm

Projects > J-H hillclimb and AX project (43 replies - 38419 views)

Sorry to hear that Jensenman. Get well soon! Kurt ...   08-11-2014 07:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Stripped out cam cover hole (6 replies - 3327 views)

I agree with you, Gordon. Once the cam cover has been over-torqued and splayed, most of them, it will never seal at 4lb torque. I've had ...   08-04-2014 04:40 pm

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 10183 views)

I finally removed the door handles and locks last night. I had been dreading this project since there is little room to work in this ...   07-02-2014 01:14 am

Engine & Transmission > Flywheel Bolt Sealing (2 replies - 2101 views)

Locktite claims their 271 thread locker is "for permanent locking and sealing". http://www.loctiteproducts.com/p/t_lkr_red/overview/Loctite-Threadlocker-Red-271.htm For Sealing Applications: Apply a 360° bead of product to the leading threads of ...   06-30-2014 04:04 pm

Miscellaneous > Nice drive (1 reply - 1565 views)

Sweet! It's always good to get out and enjoy the twisties. Wine tasting makes it that much better! When we have guests in town, I'm usually ...   06-24-2014 01:20 am

Miscellaneous > Switched to Hagerty Insurance (7 replies - 4232 views)

I totally agree! I have $6000 value on mine and a 2000 mile/ year restriction. ...   06-21-2014 04:22 am

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (107 replies - 78962 views)

Do they also have speed cameras in France? I'll be driving there this summer. Kurt ...   06-20-2014 12:42 am

Miscellaneous > Switched to Hagerty Insurance (7 replies - 4232 views)

I used to have Hagerty but switched to American Collector's. Price dropped from $125 to $85 for the same coverage. YMMV Kurt ...   06-20-2014 12:33 am

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6079 views)

Photos? ...   06-10-2014 12:35 am

Body & interior stuff > Door Hinge Screw Heads (6 replies - 1780 views)

Well, I managed to lever the door upward about 3/16". This door doesn't fit very well in the hole and I suspect the fenders were ...   06-08-2014 05:08 pm

Carburetors > starting after a lay off (13 replies - 6863 views)

My clear fuel filter catches small bits of rust on the screen that are hard to see since the screen is brass colored. It tends ...   06-07-2014 07:24 pm

Body & interior stuff > Door Hinge Screw Heads (6 replies - 1780 views)

I will loosen the bolts with the door in the closed position and attempt to pry the hinge side upward while lowering the strike side. ...   06-07-2014 02:44 am

Carburetors > starting after a lay off (13 replies - 6863 views)

I'd guess clogged fuel filter. It can't pass enough fuel to run at high rpm. ...   06-01-2014 04:58 am

Body & interior stuff > Door Hinge Screw Heads (6 replies - 1780 views)

Well, I managed to purchase a #4 phillips bit at the local Ace Hardware. The fit wasn't good but it did the job. I'm now trying ...   05-30-2014 06:48 am

Body & interior stuff > Door Hinge Screw Heads (6 replies - 1780 views)

I am trying to adjust the door hinges on the Red Fox and the Phillips (Pozidrive?) screw heads are gigantic. Does a #4 Phillips ...   05-29-2014 05:20 am

Engine & Transmission > Latest/Greatest Cam Drives ? (13 replies - 6079 views)

QED also has the vernier pulleys. http://qedmotorsport.co.uk/ I haven't heard of anyone adapting VVT. Kurt ...   05-28-2014 04:45 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 80669 views)

Your build is truly inspiring! Have fun at Jensen East! Kurt ...   05-21-2014 10:57 pm

Brakes > Brake upgrade? (27 replies - 20188 views)

I stand corrected Which kit did you order? ...   05-21-2014 05:04 pm

Brakes > Brake upgrade? (27 replies - 20188 views)

Hi James, The only bolt-on hub swap I know of involves Holden parts from down under. Where are you located? The Miata tie rod ends are certainly ...   05-20-2014 04:01 pm

Cooling > Running hot (10 replies - 7752 views)

Hi Tom, The Lotus 907 doesn't flow water correctly if the thermostat isn't installed. This is not a small block Chevy! You MUST have the CORRECT duel ...   05-18-2014 04:44 am


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