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Wheels > Pad in Differential (13 replies - 8932 views)

Oh shoot, I just changed the gear oil in my BMW E30 Getrag 5 speed with GL-5, as the parts store did not have any ...   10-10-2014 01:17 am

Engine & Transmission > oil pan (11 replies - 5287 views)

The oil drain plug is on the back bottom of the oil pan near the cross member that goes under the engine. There is no ...   09-27-2014 11:53 pm

Projects > New Restoration Project Started - 13046 - Riverside, CA (70 replies - 25339 views)

Remove the two screws at the top of the cluster. In the center of the cluster on the back side, you will see a metal ...   09-13-2014 05:34 pm

Projects > J-H hillclimb and AX project (43 replies - 37969 views)

I'm the one that bought the engine out of Ron's car (now your car) after the driveline failure. I have not posted here for awhile, ...   09-13-2014 02:10 am

Body & interior stuff > Windshield Installation Sealant (1 reply - 2008 views)

I think you could go either way, but the butyl tape on a roll must be heated up to make it pliable during install. For ...   11-09-2013 09:10 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (2 replies - 3386 views)

Interesting article. He should have kept it. I have had mine for 27 years, although 22 years of that it languished in a garage waiting ...   11-09-2013 08:59 pm

Accessories > Steering Wheel Badge (5 replies - 4325 views)

My 74 mark II #15371 has the black rubber badge on the steering wheel. John Kimbrough's 74 which was #15375 had the metal one. Must have ...   09-27-2013 03:58 pm

Brakes > Stuck rear brake, weak brakes (2 replies - 3080 views)

I just went through all my brakes two years ago, including rebuilding both rear wheel cylinders. Brakes were working ok, although they don't really seem ...   06-28-2013 01:18 am

Body & interior stuff > Bonnet(hood) Fitting (6 replies - 5380 views)

The two bolts on the hood side of the hinge simply move the hood forward and back. The two bolts where the hinge attaches to ...   03-16-2013 12:47 am

Electrical & Instruments > trouble shooting my tach (13 replies - 7757 views)

The dash cluster (or binacle as the Brits call it) with all four gauges will come out, but it can be difficult if it has not ...   01-26-2013 08:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine rebuild/replace? (10 replies - 7219 views)

I would look for the later 907 engine (74 and on) with the later rear seal and rebuild that engine. I'm sure if you ask ...   01-04-2013 06:15 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Horn, headlights blinkers repaired (9 replies - 6998 views)

I have John's diagrams on a CD. He gave them to me when I bought his totaled JH a few years ago. If someone wants ...   10-19-2012 01:41 am

Cooling > leak at head gasket (5 replies - 5145 views)

Bars Leak Head Gaskit repair. Liquid stuff in a bottle. As I recall there were two types, one type mixes with anti freeze, the other ...   06-23-2011 03:43 pm

Cooling > leak at head gasket (5 replies - 5145 views)

I have seen this issue before. Coolant leaked from head gasket when first started, but would quit leaking within a minute as soon as some ...   06-23-2011 01:21 am

Miscellaneous > Valve clatter and low oil pressure (21 replies - 13114 views)

I recently tried to buy Valvoline VR1 at my local auto parts store for an engine I had just rebuilt (not a 907 but a ...   11-06-2010 05:23 pm

Brakes > Speed Bleeders (16 replies - 11177 views)

Speed bleeders are the way to go. They are available at most auto parts stores. You can bleed the brakes by yourself in 30 min ...   10-07-2010 06:58 am

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

From what I have seen and been told, the tapered rubber base for the four corner maker lights is correct and orignal. That is, one ...   10-07-2010 06:52 am

Miscellaneous > All British Field Meet / Portland Or (2 replies - 4078 views)

Reminder to all up here in the Northwest, this weekend is the 34th annual All British Field Meet. Location is Portland International Raceway, Portland Oregon. ...   08-31-2010 07:18 pm

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

My Pertronix only has two wires. I don't have the second strike unit. I think you need to find someone that has installed the second ...   08-11-2010 06:17 pm

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

OK, the Pertronix has two wires, a red and a black. The wire coming from the tach (usually the white/slate wire) is the same wire that ...   08-10-2010 11:00 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Decent wiring diagram (13 replies - 12533 views)

That is interesting. Edward and I have both been in contact with John Kimbrough and John says he took down his web page with the ...   07-08-2010 10:03 pm

Body & interior stuff > Front fender info for restoration (4 replies - 3265 views)

I have a extra fender that is off the car. I can take pictures of it tonight and post them. (at work at the moment). The ...   06-26-2010 05:13 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank and Sender (6 replies - 7923 views)

GH, I installed my Jorge tank about a year ago. As noted several times do not use the white plastic ring he sent with the ...   06-12-2010 05:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear main seal and other oil leaks -- tips? (8 replies - 7285 views)

Ed, I have a clutch alignment tool. I will send you a pm or you can send me one as I don't recall your address. ...   03-22-2010 06:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear main seal and other oil leaks -- tips? (8 replies - 7285 views)

Hi Ed, Did you determine if you had the rope rear main seal, or the later one that is a typical press in round seal ...   03-06-2010 02:31 am

Body & interior stuff > Installing Exterior Weather Strip (8 replies - 6660 views)

Gary, I recently replaced mine with new ones from Delta. The U shaped clips supplied by Delta are narrower than the originals. Try to use ...   01-02-2010 07:28 pm

Miscellaneous > All British Field Meet / Portland Or (2 replies - 4078 views)

This weekend the 33rd Annual All British Field Meet was held at Portland International Raceway in Portland Or. The theme of this years event was ...   09-07-2009 07:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Problems with my gearbox (6 replies - 5779 views)

Check your clutch cable adjustment. If you have a lot of play it might not be releasing all the way. Also if the car has ...   08-06-2009 03:41 am

Carburetors > Runs rough on acceleration when warm (3 replies - 4723 views)

I have advanced the timing  from 5 deg back to standard 10 deg BTDC and this seems to have improved my coughing and bucking problem ...   08-01-2009 10:59 pm

Carburetors > Runs rough on acceleration when warm (3 replies - 4723 views)

My car runs fine when cold and for first few miles. After driving two or three miles, it will start to idle rough,  then misses badly ...   07-20-2009 07:46 pm

Ignition > intermittant ignition problems (15 replies - 9157 views)

With the key on it is normal to have ingintion and brake indicators on. Ignition light is connected to the alternator and goes off once ...   07-18-2009 03:21 am

Miscellaneous > Heater fan switch (4 replies - 3196 views)

The head light switch and heater switches are identical except for the label. Delta does have the orignial style, but are very expensive. They have ...   06-26-2009 03:06 am

Electrical & Instruments > Alternator voltage seems high (3 replies - 3490 views)

Mine reads 14.6 volts across the battery at idle and also at 3000 rmp. 16.3 is too much. Gary ...   05-03-2009 10:26 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Help! - Alternator installation (1 reply - 2685 views)

Is it a Delco Remy or Lucas ? The Delco Remy has a spacer between the pully and the fan blade. Spacer is just over ...   05-03-2009 07:22 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (7 replies - 9235 views)

I just finished installing my Aluminum tank, also by Jorge, in to my JH. I hooked it up as Jody explains, except I did not ...   04-24-2009 03:00 am

Engine & Transmission > Differential- 4 speed & 5 speed difference (8 replies - 10045 views)

I have a question about the early and late 4 speed differentials. I have two 74 Mark 2 cars. Both have the larger driveline flange ...   04-11-2009 08:20 pm

Engine & Transmission > adjusting valves (23 replies - 15839 views)

Thanks everyone for the comments. I was initially checking the clearance with the lobes directly opposite the cam follower.  I went back and rechecked, and ...   04-08-2009 12:01 am

Engine & Transmission > adjusting valves (23 replies - 15839 views)

Thanks Judson, I was hoping you would respond. I will install it as is and run it for a few thousand miles and re-check clearances. ...   04-06-2009 01:29 am

Engine & Transmission > adjusting valves (23 replies - 15839 views)

I'm checking the valve clearances on the engine I bought from Ron Earp out of the IT race car. The Exhaust ones are all fine. ...   04-05-2009 03:32 am

Suspension > Upper control arm bolt and subframe (4 replies - 4684 views)

Joachim, Good point. Previous owner may not have tightened the upper control arm bolt enough, or it came loose over the years. I will tighten ...   03-05-2009 02:44 am


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