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Engine & Transmission > rebuilding a 3:73 differential (1 reply - 1666 views)

Is there a rear end shop the SF bay area that speaks Vauxhall? I would like to replace all the bearings. Thanks in advance, John JH5 20181 ...   05-12-2015 11:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 17652 views)

Nigel, The 3:45 rear end IMHO is too tall. I made the W58 conversion and stayed with that ratio. One trip around the block and ...   02-21-2015 06:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 17652 views)

I purchased a 2.2 crank, aluminum flywheel, W58 from Conversion Components in New Zealand in 2007 The close ratio gear box was an option. If ...   01-05-2015 01:15 am

Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 17652 views)

My W58 conversion was the "close ratio" version and was completed in 2010. It is an absolute pleasure to drive. The shift gate is tight and ...   01-04-2015 05:20 pm

Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 17652 views)

Not exactly front page news but the 5-speed Getrag gear box rear end is not well suited for the W58. It's set up for ...   01-04-2015 04:03 pm

Ignition > Crankshaft pulley (8 replies - 6401 views)

Good morning Kurt, I sent Steve Steve DuChene a pic of the latest pulley and it was not the right one for the conversion. (It is ...   03-18-2013 05:12 pm

Ignition > Crankshaft pulley (8 replies - 6401 views)

I need to get out of the house! Could we meet this weekend? 510-719-02227 ...   03-13-2013 07:27 am

Ignition > Crankshaft pulley (8 replies - 6401 views)

Yep, That's the one. the 2nd groove on mine went to drive a smog pump ...   03-12-2013 11:15 pm

Ignition > Crankshaft pulley (8 replies - 6401 views)

Kurt, Sorry for the belated thanks. Trying to refocus now. Unfortunately what you sent was a water pump pulley so I'm still looking for a ...   03-12-2013 04:58 pm

Ignition > Crank Fire Ignition (14 replies - 9714 views)

Hi Steve, I'm still lurking. I have your PDF version 3.96. could I get the 4.01 update? My last post was listed as 1-1-13 ...   03-12-2013 04:54 pm

Ignition > Crank Fire Ignition (14 replies - 9714 views)

Hello Steve, Could you include me in that e-mail. Thanks, John English JH5 20175 jdenglish@comcast.net ...   01-01-2013 09:00 pm

Ignition > Crankshaft pulley (8 replies - 6401 views)

Would any one have a single v-belt crankshaft pulley?  I need to replace my 2-v-belt pulley.  Thanks, John JH5 20181 ...   04-01-2012 06:08 pm

Ignition > progress on crank fired distributorless ignition (17 replies - 13381 views)

Hey Steve, When you have some spare time My Rotax 503 2-stroke is begging for EFI! No seriously, great work! ...   03-29-2012 06:01 pm

Ignition > progress on crank fired distributorless ignition (17 replies - 13381 views)

Hi Steve, Could you send me the information on your system. Thanks, John English jdenglish@comcast.net JH5 20171 ...   03-27-2012 11:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear end (4 replies - 2931 views)

Check out  "3GuysAutoParts.com ...   12-17-2011 01:02 am

Engine & Transmission > Rear end (4 replies - 2931 views)

Thanks, 3 Guys auto parts.com  data base id's the rear end as a Salisbury 4HA.   ...   12-16-2011 06:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear end (4 replies - 2931 views)

I would like to rebuild the rear end.  It seems to be a Salisbury 4HA.  I can locate all the bearings except interior (side) The ...   12-16-2011 04:40 pm

Miscellaneous > Red Line Oil (13 replies - 8942 views)

Or you could try the Oregon Research Technology Turbo-Saver II.  I've used them on 3 engines.  Always nice to have oil pressure before starting. ...   11-12-2010 04:22 pm

Miscellaneous > Side Marker light rubber (8 replies - 5559 views)

He was mildly interested.  I was going to send him a sample lens assembly for evaluation after the West Coast Nationals.  Unfortunately, I forgot to ...   10-08-2010 05:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Side Marker light rubber (8 replies - 5559 views)

The rubber base.  I spoke to Pete Bahr of "Pete's Kits" earlier this year and he didn't see a way to break even on his ...   08-18-2010 02:50 am

Miscellaneous > Side Marker light rubber (8 replies - 5559 views)

If anyone going to the West Coast Nationals has a spare side marker light assembly please bring it.  I have located a rubber molder in ...   08-17-2010 06:37 pm

Suspension > Oversteer (19 replies - 11323 views)

Yes, we plan to drive up Saturday morning. ...   08-17-2010 04:17 pm

Miscellaneous > Heater Blower Motor (7 replies - 4913 views)

Thanks, No Joy at Delta, UK not geographically desirable so It's off to a radiator shop. We just saw the Jensen video...my side hurts from laughing ...   08-17-2010 03:03 am

Suspension > Oversteer (19 replies - 11323 views)

The first road test will be to Grass Valley ...   08-17-2010 03:00 am

Electrical & Instruments > JH TACHOMETER VS PERTRONIX IGNITION (18 replies - 14793 views)

Several years ago there was a shop in North Hollywood that would convert  tachometers.  It was featured in an article in the JHPS mag.  I ...   08-17-2010 01:49 am

Miscellaneous > Heater Blower Motor (7 replies - 4913 views)

Is there a source of new heater cores? ...   08-17-2010 01:44 am

Suspension > Oversteer (19 replies - 11323 views)

Kurt, I'm a little late on this post.  I have 15" wheels and 4 new Falken Azenis 205/50/15 R615K's to be put on this week.  I'll ...   08-17-2010 01:41 am

Wheels > Tires (2 replies - 4782 views)

There was a write up about 2002 in the JHPS for some British rims (15x6) which I tacked down and purchased.  Don't remember the name. Very nice looking. ...   08-02-2010 12:48 am

Wheels > Tires (2 replies - 4782 views)

Not much in this forum on tires.  Any suggestions for 205/50/15's  General Tire's Exclaim UHP has the highest review on Tire Rack ...   07-26-2010 04:45 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Battery alternatives (8 replies - 7295 views)

absorbed glass mat ...   07-11-2010 05:01 am

Electrical & Instruments > Battery alternatives (8 replies - 7295 views)

There is an AGM battery available from "Lifeline" batteries in Azuza, CA. They also make Concorde aircraft batteries and others. It is their item No. ...   07-10-2010 12:03 am

Electrical & Instruments > Understanding alternator wiring (5 replies - 5795 views)

When I re-wired recently , I took 2 #10's from the alternator to a positive distribution bus.  I also installed the Hi-torq Nipondenso E-bay starter ...   07-07-2010 09:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10436 views)

Be sure to check the diameter of your drive shaft yoke as Colin may have shipped one from a different source.  My transmission seal is ...   07-02-2010 01:25 am

Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10436 views)

I had a slight hiccup.  My 5-speed 3:42 ratio rear end was too tall so I had to track down a 4-speed with a 3:73 ...   06-07-2010 04:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Leaks (2 replies - 2212 views)

The tube is in place but loose.  JB-Weld to the rescue? ...   06-07-2010 03:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Leaks (2 replies - 2212 views)

Any thoughts on a in car fix for a lose tube?  ...   06-06-2010 05:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10436 views)

Mike, Be sure to install a new Toyota transmission extension housing oil seal for the drive shaft tail piece.  The one that came with the CC ...   06-06-2010 05:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cleaning out oil cooler (5 replies - 5714 views)

The oil cooler and sandwich plate use 5/8-BSP (5/8 British Standard Pipe) fittings. I re-plumbed all the oil lines with AN8 fittings and Aeroquip hose ...   04-12-2010 04:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10436 views)

Mike, No offense ever taken, were just exchanging information.  The paths we've taken will solve the problems. it's the translations that seem to confusing. Greg Fletcher's ...   04-12-2010 04:03 am

Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10436 views)

Your help will be validated when you put your finger in the wound and tell the heretics that all is well with whatever bearing you ...   04-12-2010 02:24 am


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