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Engine & Transmission > timing (4 replies - 2887 views)

thks brett..one question...not familiar with cam pulleys..how do you do that step? ...   10-11-2012 07:39 pm

Ignition > Problems with my ignition (8 replies - 8385 views)

Brett, where do i find the cam inlet and exhaust marks? ...   10-11-2012 06:16 am

Engine & Transmission > timing (4 replies - 2887 views)

Really need help...anyone help me set timing and get my jh running.. live in cave creek az...tried to do it manually but can't get it ...   10-11-2012 05:47 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine shake at Idle (2 replies - 2803 views)

Finally got my 1975 JH going but at idle the engine seems to run a little rough and it shakes. Also, I have some smoke ...   07-09-2012 02:34 pm

Ignition > Timing (8 replies - 7133 views)

Ok well i got the #1 spark plug lined up..it started up fairly easily..still smokes a bit. I put the timing light on it and ...   05-06-2012 04:04 pm

Ignition > Timing (8 replies - 7133 views)

Ok will report back later ...   05-06-2012 03:28 pm

Ignition > Timing (8 replies - 7133 views)

Thanks Mitch. ..i already have turned it fully away from me and it's still way too advanced....do i have to take the distributor out and ...   05-06-2012 02:21 am

Ignition > Timing (8 replies - 7133 views)

I put the timing light on and saw that my timing is far advanced at idle, ie it's before the "check" marks , ie it's ...   05-06-2012 01:15 am

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

Ok so i got the timing set, the carbs are balanced. I checked the oil and there is no smell of petrol. Still getting smoke ...   06-15-2011 07:34 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

Didn't go too far on max advance cause of smoke but it went back 5 or so degrees when I revved it a bit. I need ...   06-09-2011 05:41 am

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

So I got the timing set at 10 BTDC at idle...however, the exhaust is smoking more than usual and i'm getting some spitting around the ...   06-09-2011 04:39 am

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

Thanks...I'll check the springs tonight...i'm pretty sure that i don't have the clamp nut (green arrow)..but i'll check.. Will report back later...thank again ...   06-07-2011 05:13 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

I'll check the springs but did you replace yours with something else? Ie not stock. Also, can you walk me through setting the timing? I want ...   06-06-2011 05:19 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

Ok I have them all lined up pretty much....here's some other interesting stuff... 1. When I pull the throttle lever in between the carbs it seems ...   06-06-2011 12:44 am

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

Ok so I got it so the butterflies all look to be in the same position...problem now is that cylinders 1 &2 go right up ...   06-05-2011 07:14 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

one thing i did notice was that when i turn the carbtune upside down and before the engine is switched on the 4 cylinders all ...   06-05-2011 05:41 am

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

front carb butterfly is about 30-35 degrees open ...the rear carb is closed or very nearly closed. ...   05-30-2011 11:59 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

OK tried all of that...I did the upside down test and whatever I did I couldn't get the two carbs to less than 9cmhg between ...   05-30-2011 08:46 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

ok i'll give it a go ...   05-29-2011 03:39 pm

Carburetors > Morgan Carbtune (33 replies - 20044 views)

Got the Morgan Carbtune and fixed it all up....Problem I have is that I only get movement in the rods for cylinders 3 & 4. ...   05-29-2011 03:54 am

Carburetors > revving issues (17 replies - 8563 views)

Thanks joachim...and i agree about the hamill book btw...i need to get some of those thackary springs...delta didn't have any yesterday .   The carbtune you speak ...   04-21-2011 07:42 pm

Carburetors > revving issues (17 replies - 8563 views)

thanks Brett - I haven't got to the point of tuning them yet...just want to get it running first. You know I spoke to a ...   04-21-2011 04:24 pm

Carburetors > revving issues (17 replies - 8563 views)

My dellortos have two "breather" ports under the K&N filter; looks like someone added that on. One goes to the engine and the other gors ...   04-21-2011 03:34 am

Carburetors > dellorto hoses (5 replies - 3959 views)

thanks Jim, yes i took another look and the two vents are directly underneath the k&n filter. It looks like someone bolted these on. One hose ...   04-21-2011 03:30 am

Carburetors > dellorto hoses (5 replies - 3959 views)

actually no....I went to Delta and it's a breather tube..they have em but they're $40 each!! ...   04-20-2011 09:32 pm

Carburetors > dellorto hoses (5 replies - 3959 views)

Does anyone know where to get the bigger, shorter hose with the elbow that comes out of the dellorto carbs?     ...   04-20-2011 03:45 am

Carburetors > revving issues (17 replies - 8563 views)

Ok so if I understand it the best thing to do here is check for vacuum leaks, set idle timing to 10 degrees btdc and ...   04-18-2011 10:29 pm

Carburetors > revving issues (17 replies - 8563 views)

Thanks Joachim... Actually i think i might have a vacuum leak as well...I guess that would explain the high revving and maybe the bogging of the ...   04-18-2011 10:08 pm

Carburetors > revving issues (17 replies - 8563 views)

Also, I didn't mention this but I set the timing at 15 degrees BTDC.  In the garage it worked fine and it idled nice at ...   04-18-2011 04:40 pm

Carburetors > revving issues (17 replies - 8563 views)

OK here's a new one.....I finally got the dellortos back on and I got the Jensen running nicely and idling at 1000 rpm in the ...   04-18-2011 03:41 am

Carburetors > Dellorto DHLA 45 (5 replies - 5370 views)

thanks brett ...   03-27-2011 04:40 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto DHLA 45 (5 replies - 5370 views)

Hey Brett, I asked s jewelry repair shop to try and laser weld the piece back on but they couldn't do it. can you take me ...   03-26-2011 04:08 pm

Carburetors > Machinist in Phoenix/Scottsdale area (0 replies - 1835 views)

Anyone know a good machinist in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area  ??  I have a couple of stripped screws on my dellortos that i need to remove. Thanks! ...   02-03-2011 04:22 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto DHLA 45 (5 replies - 5370 views)

Brett, no problem   I have ordered the Des hammill book but until it arrives I don't know how to get the idle mixture screws out (I ...   02-02-2011 03:51 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto DHLA 45 (5 replies - 5370 views)

I need to replace 2 of my idle mixture screws...anyone know how to remove them? Also, as many people have done before me, I took out ...   02-02-2011 02:30 am

Carburetors > Runnung Rich I think? (7 replies - 4781 views)

Ok i follow how to do the compression test but of course I can't get my engine warm because it won't start. If I do ...   01-06-2011 03:30 pm

Carburetors > Runnung Rich I think? (7 replies - 4781 views)

Dan - Thanks for the info... Yes the car was running before but i do know that the compression was low. Problem is I had that ...   01-06-2011 03:03 pm

Carburetors > Runnung Rich I think? (7 replies - 4781 views)

I've never done a compression test before..could you tell me how to do it on my non-running Jensen? Thanks ...   01-06-2011 02:10 am

Carburetors > Runnung Rich I think? (7 replies - 4781 views)

I have a 1975 Jensen Healey with Dellorto 45Es. I recently installed a pertronix flamethrower coil and ignitor, new cables, dizzy cao, rotor etc. Spark ...   01-02-2011 06:20 pm

Carburetors > No Start - Smoke (5 replies - 3734 views)

Ok will do. ...   12-06-2010 03:32 pm


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