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VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > JH 10100 (10 replies - 7179 views)

Welcome! The previous owner spent a load of cash on that motor. The anodized cam pulleys and Lotus covers are from a later Lotus Esprit. I ...   11-24-2013 12:03 am

Brakes > Inexpensive home-made pressure brake bleeder (22 replies - 50259 views)

http://www.buckeyetriumphs.org/technical/Brakes/Servo/Servo.htm Lots of good info here. ...   11-22-2013 08:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > engine questions (4 replies - 3488 views)

10 to 12 deg advance with the distributor vacuum line capped. Leave it capped off due to the capsule being vacuum retard, not advance. Emissions ...   11-22-2013 12:27 am

Engine & Transmission > engine questions (4 replies - 3488 views)

The standard cam is the "c" cam. The intake and exhaust are the same, the manual contains an error concerning cam timing. 272 deg is ...   11-21-2013 03:02 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 24435 views)

Which vacuum hose? ...   11-20-2013 05:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > engine questions (4 replies - 3488 views)

Nice find! The best bang for the buck on a stock federal engine is to replace the Strombergs with the Dellorto 40's that you have. ...   11-20-2013 05:56 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 24435 views)

I agree with Joachim. It's likely oil from the exhaust cam cover dripping on the headers. It's easy to see with a good flashlight. Your low ...   11-20-2013 02:51 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > 1974 #18059 (1 reply - 2686 views)

Welcome to the forum! Sounds like a fun project. Keep us posted. Kurt ...   11-17-2013 03:02 am

Engine & Transmission > piston to cylinder wall tolerance (9 replies - 13513 views)

Agree that the clearance should be 0.0025 with forged pistons. Kurt ...   11-17-2013 02:51 am

Engine & Transmission > piston to cylinder wall tolerance (9 replies - 13513 views)

Hi Pete, yes, .3 is more than 1/4". ...   11-16-2013 03:54 pm

Engine & Transmission > piston to cylinder wall tolerance (9 replies - 13513 views)

The forged pistons expand less than the stock cast pistons. Sorry I don't have documentation but I had my liners bored .030 over by Barry ...   11-16-2013 02:51 am

Miscellaneous > Kjell Qvale passes at 94 (3 replies - 3134 views)

http://www.sportscardigest.com/remembering-kjell-qvale-1919-2013/ ...   11-06-2013 03:33 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 10896 views)

It is interesting that removing the washer didn't allow the switch to operate. How does the ball contact point on the switch look? Maybe you could ...   10-24-2013 03:21 am

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 10896 views)

Sounds like it's time to check the nub on the linkage. ...   10-24-2013 12:32 am

Electrical & Instruments > Location of reverse light switch (12 replies - 10896 views)

Yes, you need to test the switch itself. ...   10-23-2013 07:29 pm

Miscellaneous > parts list (5 replies - 9148 views)

I bought a Chevy Monza lug nut. The outside diameter is too small for the holes in the wheels. You could use one on each ...   10-20-2013 10:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > Flywheel weight reduction (6 replies - 5948 views)

Hi Frank, As I stated, it will improve drivability off the line in a stock engine. If you're going to surface the flywheel anyway, there's no ...   10-20-2013 04:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Flywheel weight reduction (6 replies - 5948 views)

A flywheel stores rotational energy. It helps smooth the power output and maintain constant cruising speed. In a stock engine the pistons and rods are not ...   10-20-2013 02:34 pm

Carburetors > Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Vacuum Lines Schematic (11 replies - 10372 views)

I'm sorry to inform you that Mark Rosenbaum has passed away. I don't know how removing all the vacuum lines would affect the performance of the ...   10-18-2013 11:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Removal (7 replies - 5626 views)

My Dellorto inlet manifold had to be tig welded due to such lifting. Use this method at your own risk. ...   10-18-2013 12:00 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine Removal (7 replies - 5626 views)

I have pulled the engine using a hoist and it is not difficult. The aluminum intake manifold is not to be used for lifting. It ...   10-16-2013 01:11 pm

Engine & Transmission > Head bolt torque for hi compression engine? (7 replies - 4887 views)

The liners should stand .005" above the block. As Jim points out in a previous post, they can be shimmed at the bottom after removal ...   10-11-2013 06:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > Head bolt torque for hi compression engine? (7 replies - 4887 views)

Contact JAE for ARP torque angle studs and instructions. www.jaeparts.com ...   10-11-2013 02:46 am

Brakes > Brake Booster Rebuild (5 replies - 5599 views)

Good to know. I'll be sending mine in a few weeks. Kurt ...   10-10-2013 03:44 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster Rebuild (5 replies - 5599 views)

www.brakematerialsandparts.webs.com/ These guys bought out Partco. Worth a call. Let us know how it works out. Kurt ...   10-09-2013 01:59 pm

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 12096 views)

Shimming the cams on the bench. Here's the head from the rear: http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad190/klhoush/photo2_zps46298ce0.jpg ...   09-29-2013 05:51 am

Carburetors > DHLA 45 Idle Mixture Setting Help (17 replies - 14954 views)

If you have a 2.2 with HC pistons and 104 cams then you may indeed have success with: Spec 9 Carb Type ...................... ...   09-27-2013 03:20 pm

Carburetors > DHLA 45 Idle Mixture Setting Help (17 replies - 14954 views)

Since Lotus/ Jensen couldn't even tune these carbs properly at the factory your best bet is to use the jetting that works for others with ...   09-25-2013 01:53 am

Carburetors > DHLA 45 Idle Mixture Setting Help (17 replies - 14954 views)

It looks like you are over jetted for a stock engine. Here's a jetting chart for a stock engine from Greg Flatcher: Choke .............................. 34 ...   09-24-2013 04:34 pm

Carburetors > DHLA 45 Idle Mixture Setting Help (17 replies - 14954 views)

What are the specs on the engine? Do you have high compression pistons and performance cams? ...   09-24-2013 02:21 pm

Suspension > Fitting rear Superpro bushes (27 replies - 18945 views)

Extra lube is easily obtained so don't skimp. The squeaking of poly bushings is REALLY annoying. I used silicone grease from Ace Hardware on my daughter's ...   09-22-2013 03:35 am

Suspension > Fitting rear Superpro bushes (27 replies - 18945 views)

Make sure the bolts slide easily through the crush tubes. I had to drill for clearance on the Delta Motorsports poly bushings. ...   09-21-2013 01:16 pm

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 12096 views)

I jest called Mike at Delta Motorsports. He said if they're dished then they're stock compression. Oh Well. ...   09-20-2013 09:53 pm

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 12096 views)

Close! The SJ pistons seem to have a cutout along the side of the valve pockets. Mine look similar to the stock piston but the ...   09-20-2013 08:19 pm

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 12096 views)

Has anyone seen these pistons? This is a 2.0 bored .030 over with what appear to be forged pistons. I'm wishing and hoping that the ...   09-20-2013 06:23 pm

Accessories > OEM Door speaker grilles for Jensen Healey (14 replies - 12059 views)

How about a photo? ...   09-19-2013 10:42 pm

Wheels > Wheel centre (pilot) bore? (4 replies - 5585 views)

Since the hubs were manufactured in inches the dimension is probably 2 inches which would be 50.8mm. The wheels should have a tolerance for ease ...   09-18-2013 05:06 am

Ignition > Fuel Injection KIt for 907 (109 replies - 101361 views)

Hi Frank, I have a spare intake manifold for you. I sent you a PM. ...   09-13-2013 01:30 am

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 12096 views)

Work on the replacement head is progressing.  The valve seats were replaced by the PO. Just a bit of lapping is producing a good seal ...   09-10-2013 03:01 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database for Jensen-Healey GT (1 reply - 3426 views)

Hi Jim, Welcome to the message board. Most neglected Jensen Healeys seem to have issues with the valves. A compression and leak-down test should point you ...   09-10-2013 04:20 am


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