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Ignition > Misfire (5 replies - 2238 views)

Problem did move around, so a new set of plugs set to .040" have been fitted. Also needed to reset carb balance but all seems ...   11-03-2015 09:47 pm

Carburetors > Fuel needles (3 replies - 1824 views)

Cannot seem to get fuel/air mix lean enough. Maybe a new needle is needed in the strombergs. Does anyone know where to get replacement needles? ...   11-02-2015 10:50 pm

Ignition > Spark plugs not firing (2 replies - 1311 views)

Had to stop work on it before trying your suggested move. Will be back on it tomorrow. ...   11-02-2015 10:00 pm

Ignition > Spark plugs not firing (2 replies - 1311 views)

I have been reading back to 2006 forum when members had issues with plugs not firing. My #4 stopped firing yesterday and I have checked ...   11-02-2015 07:29 pm

Ignition > Misfire (5 replies - 2238 views)

Thanks for the ideas, guys. I have removed and rechecked all connections into the petronix cap. Also replaced #4 wire with longer wire that is ...   11-02-2015 12:25 pm

Ignition > Misfire (5 replies - 2238 views)

1973 JH running well after rebuilding carbs and installing new timing gears and belt, until today. Suddenly misfiring on #4. Strobe light fine on 12 ...   11-02-2015 01:12 am

Carburetors > Balancing carbs (5 replies - 3458 views)

Thanks, Brett. I was afraid that this might be the problem. Looks like I just have to continue a lengthy program of adjust and ...   07-24-2015 02:22 pm

Carburetors > Balancing carbs (5 replies - 3458 views)

Thanks, gentlemen, for the responses. Sorry I used the incorrect terminology with reference to balancing. What I really have trouble with is adjusting the needle ...   07-24-2015 01:23 pm

Carburetors > Balancing carbs (5 replies - 3458 views)

Does anyone have experience using Colortune transparent plug kits to balance Stromberg carbs. Is it a worthwhile investment. ...   07-23-2015 01:40 pm

Ignition > Static timing (8 replies - 4126 views)

Thanks again, Tim. The link works and the article is very helpful. ...   07-19-2015 02:29 pm

Ignition > Static timing (8 replies - 4126 views)

Thanks again for this information. Yesterday I was driving around quite comfortably at 30^ BTDC as read with my strobe, but clearly this could be ...   07-18-2015 05:01 pm

Ignition > Static timing (8 replies - 4126 views)

Many thanks, Tim. Did you have the Pertronix distributor in your car at the time, or some other type of electronic ignition? I appreciate your ...   07-17-2015 12:41 pm

Ignition > Static timing (8 replies - 4126 views)

Many thanks for this information. I don't know much about the distributor, it was among the spares that came with the car and I have ...   07-16-2015 09:58 pm

Ignition > Static timing (8 replies - 4126 views)

I have a 1973 to which I have just fitted new toothed belt and all me sprockets. I have also fitted a Petronix flame thrower ...   07-15-2015 06:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Replace timing gears and belt (1 reply - 1088 views)

OK. I solved the problem with a modified small puller. Thank, Greg, for the advice. ...   06-28-2015 07:32 pm

Engine & Transmission > Replace timing gears and belt (1 reply - 1088 views)

Having problems removing the crankshaft sprocket. Do I have to remove the aluminum front cover and will that cover slide off over the sprocket? Any ...   06-28-2015 02:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam Pulleys (5 replies - 3002 views)

Timing gear replacement project got delayed, but now in progress. However, the crankshaft timing belt pulley is a problem. Do I remove the front aluminum ...   06-28-2015 02:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam Pulleys (5 replies - 3002 views)

Thanks for the reply, Art. I am feeling more confident. ...   05-02-2015 02:46 pm

Body & interior stuff > anti sway bars (4 replies - 3388 views)

Thanks for the information.  I will contact them. ...   09-26-2012 04:56 pm

Body & interior stuff > anti sway bars (4 replies - 3388 views)

Does anyone have details on how to fit front and rear sway bars to 1973 Mk 1 JH ...   09-25-2012 11:02 pm

Body & interior stuff > Bonnet, (hood) support (5 replies - 5198 views)

Thanks for the supportive comments.  I talked directly with Frank and got all the details I need.  I am setting up to do it even ...   03-31-2011 03:58 pm

Body & interior stuff > Bonnet, (hood) support (5 replies - 5198 views)

Many thanks, Joachim.  I will order struts right away.  The instructions are very comprehensive. ...   03-21-2011 09:43 pm

Body & interior stuff > Bonnet, (hood) support (5 replies - 5198 views)

I saw a photo of a JH with a pair of long gas struts used to support the open hood.  Has anyone tried this?  What would ...   03-21-2011 06:23 pm


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