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Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10293 views)

Not sure what I did to offend you. I had some information of possible use and I gave it. As I said, the manufacturers ...   04-12-2010 01:46 am

Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10293 views)

They are listed as interchange by the manufacturers (not me personally) and are not necessarily exact replacement. For a throwout bearing, as long ...   04-11-2010 08:15 pm

Suspension > Changing steering U-joints (3 replies - 3163 views)

Hi, you don't need to completely remove the column, you just need to be able to slide the shaft up a couple/few inches.  From memory, remove ...   04-11-2010 03:53 am

Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10293 views)

The Conversion Component kit (mine, anyway!) uses a Nachi throwout bearing, 40 TRK30W 2SB.  This converts to NSK TK40-16AU3 and SKF VKC-3578  The Nachi dimensions ...   04-10-2010 08:52 pm

Engine & Transmission > W58 Clutch release bearing (18 replies - 10293 views)

I haven't started on my W58 conversion, but I was concerned that the throwout bearing provided in Colin's kit may be a cheap knock-off so ...   03-31-2010 03:56 am

Electrical & Instruments > Headlights? (3 replies - 3145 views)

Hi, Mitch-- I had the same issues when I picked up my '73. My vote is the headlight switch itself -- Delta Motorsports carries a functionally identical switch, ...   01-01-2010 07:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear Main Seal Housing (3 replies - 2588 views)

Terrific -- I saw that we live pretty close to each other in the directory and was planning to contact you once I got a little ...   11-24-2009 06:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear Main Seal Housing (3 replies - 2588 views)

Before I check the usual professional sources, does anyone have a Mk II rear main seal housing they would care to part with?  I'm aquiring ...   11-21-2009 10:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Conversion Components Supra Bell Housing (13 replies - 9007 views)

I finally had a chance to look at my "new" block and my CC-supplied bellhousing.  There are two hollow dowels located just above the upper/lower ...   10-31-2009 07:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > Conversion Components Supra Bell Housing (13 replies - 9007 views)

Me too!.  I have a CC kit I'll be installing this winter -- you've got me worried!   Mike ...   10-22-2009 04:18 pm

Brakes > brake booster (11 replies - 9641 views)

Ended up going with a 9" nominal universal booster from Piratjack.net.  Works great, a bit more boost than stock which is what I was after.  The ...   10-12-2009 06:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > Denver area machine shop (0 replies - 1627 views)

Longhot to be sure, but does anyone have a line on a quality Denver, CO machine shop?  Starting on my 907 rebuild now that the ...   10-04-2009 09:20 pm

Miscellaneous > English Motors at Fairbrook Farm, San Diego, CA (6 replies - 4873 views)

Too bad for me.  I'm in Fallbrook as I write this and get out here every week (developing a power plant nearby).  Tempting to stay ...   09-23-2009 06:41 am

Brakes > brake booster (11 replies - 9641 views)

For those looking for a rebuilt servo, this is showing up today on eBay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/JENSEN-HEALEY-REBUILT-BRAKE-SERVO_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp4999Q2em20Q2el1116QQhashZitem334c894248QQitemZ220327395912QQptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories Mike ...   09-18-2009 04:10 pm

Engine & Transmission > Which direction? (2 replies - 2743 views)

10628 is running great and the handling is finally sorted (new bushings F&R, front anti-roll bar, rebuilt steering shaft) so now its time to think about how ...   09-14-2009 04:11 pm

Brakes > brake booster (11 replies - 9641 views)

Hmmm.  Not giving Greg much confidence here, are we? ...   09-04-2009 09:04 pm

Brakes > brake booster (11 replies - 9641 views)

I'm in. Mike ...   08-25-2009 02:38 am

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18138 views)

andrewo wrote: I am going through the same thing. It's not a Nardi, but Little British Car Co. has Moto-Lita wheels and a JH hub. and ...   08-04-2009 08:50 pm

Carburetors > Strombergs -- higher altitude operation (4 replies - 4294 views)

A tip for improving the damper oil seal of the jet adjuster screw -- even after replacing the o-rings in mine, I couldn't keep oil ...   07-09-2009 02:58 pm

Carburetors > Strombergs -- higher altitude operation (4 replies - 4294 views)

In the interest of closing this out (I'm sure everyone was waiting with baited breath) she did indeed pass... with flying colors, no less. Significantly less ...   06-27-2009 06:57 pm

Carburetors > Strombergs -- higher altitude operation (4 replies - 4294 views)

I failed the Colorado smog check -- thought I would try it to see where I was at, since the car was actually running well. I ...   06-21-2009 12:05 am

Projects > Project finished at last (8 replies - 7995 views)

Very nice work indeed. Thank you for sharing. Gives me added incentive to get back to work on mine. Mike ...   06-18-2009 10:57 pm

Suspension > Oversteer (19 replies - 11216 views)

As an update, the SuperPros are in, and most of the oversteer is gone.  Despite my fears that the old bushings weren't really the root cause, ...   05-25-2009 08:30 pm

Suspension > Oversteer (19 replies - 11216 views)

They are in and actually I did use the vice method -- I think you may have mentioned it in another thread.  Worked like a charm.  ...   05-20-2009 04:57 pm

Suspension > Oversteer (19 replies - 11216 views)

Jensenman, thanks for that valuable post.  IMO Greg should consider that one for the Garage section.  That is exactly what I was hoping for (not that ...   05-20-2009 03:29 pm

Suspension > Oversteer (19 replies - 11216 views)

I'm in the middle of replacing my suspension bushings.  The rears are out and I'm waiting on the replacements.  (By the way, not to speak ...   05-17-2009 03:20 pm

Suspension > Front and Rear Suspension Rebuild (28 replies - 22596 views)

subwoofer wrote: Now for todays question: Any tricks for getting the old bushing out of the upper rear mount point (the one on the bell ...   05-17-2009 03:05 pm

Fuel Stuff > Sending Unit Sealing (3 replies - 5217 views)

Doh, it was leaking from the gasket but tracking out from under where the sending unit locking flange (the doubler) is attached, making it look ...   05-05-2009 08:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Supra conversions (6 replies - 7714 views)

Regarding the shifter location, the difference between the "ideal" 540mm shifter (modified) and the more commonly available 515mm shifter is 1", which on the face of ...   04-30-2009 04:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > Trans Swap Options (21 replies - 13938 views)

I'd certainly be interested, if this were to happen in a reasonable time frame.  FWIW, Colin popped up this morning with an e-mail to me.  Might ...   04-30-2009 03:53 pm

Engine & Transmission > Trans Swap Options (21 replies - 13938 views)

Steve, the hydraulic actuator is optional, or is it required due to the Excel bellhousing (RH drive or something)? Dale, I had considered an overdrive unit, but from the ...   04-30-2009 05:24 am

Engine & Transmission > Trans Swap Options (21 replies - 13938 views)

Yeah, after reading Part Two of your home brew article (I joined JHPS too late to receive Part 1) I decided a kit was preferable.  ...   04-29-2009 07:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Trans Swap Options (21 replies - 13938 views)

Hello, after asking a couple of folks about their recent experiences with CC, I'm very reluctant to rely on them as a source for a W5X install kit.  ...   04-29-2009 04:31 pm

Fuel Stuff > Sending Unit Sealing (3 replies - 5217 views)

Thanks.  While it is indeed leaking from the gasket, it also appears to be leaking from the fitment itself -- the larger (rolled in? spot ...   04-23-2009 03:40 pm

Fuel Stuff > Sending Unit Sealing (3 replies - 5217 views)

I've got a small but persistent leak at the fuel sending unit, just enough to wet about 1/2 an inch under the sending unit.  I've ...   04-23-2009 04:40 am

Brakes > TR6 Master/TR7 caliper combo (8 replies - 8854 views)

No worries -- I buy twice the amount of material I think I need.  That way there is no pressure to use a substandard flare.  If ...   04-21-2009 02:00 pm

Brakes > TR6 Master/TR7 caliper combo (8 replies - 8854 views)

"To do it properly it must be double flared (a single flare is unsafe at brake pressures and will not do!) " I certainly wasn't suggesting ...   04-20-2009 03:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing the stock cams and sprockets (17 replies - 8593 views)

Well, counting teeth from where "Lotus" is embossed on all three sprockets points to the mystery sprocket being a 115 EX part -- the scribe ...   04-19-2009 01:59 am

Engine & Transmission > Timing the stock cams and sprockets (17 replies - 8593 views)

On 10628, the cam sprockets were replaced some time ago.  Both are stamped Lotus.  The intake is stamped properly, IN 110 EX 115 facing front.  ...   04-18-2009 07:47 pm

Brakes > TR6 Master/TR7 caliper combo (8 replies - 8854 views)

10628 is back on the road after a couple of weeks of rebuilding the brakes.  Glad I did a complete rebuild (including braided steel flex ...   04-15-2009 03:28 pm


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