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Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

I actually made 1,000 miles use without getting stuck. I call that a win. Continued my carburetor experiments...had some soot on the body ...   06-01-2017 03:36 pm

Ignition > more oil in my distributor (3 replies - 1326 views)

bought the distributor from the club store. Very happy with it. Runs very well. ...   04-03-2017 12:13 am

Ignition > more oil in my distributor (3 replies - 1326 views)

thanks........I will look into that... I understand what you're saying about distributor rebuilders....  I had one highly touted distributor rebuilder tell me in no uncertain terms ...   03-26-2017 09:25 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > 502 bad gateway (3 replies - 1260 views)

502 bad gateway....I don't know much about computers...can't read posts, don't know what to do ...   03-26-2017 05:06 pm

Ignition > more oil in my distributor (3 replies - 1326 views)

As the title says, oil in the distributor....engine won't run well at all. Please forgive my lack of familiarity with the 907 platform, but I did ...   03-25-2017 10:34 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

thanks ...   02-15-2017 12:59 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

Tim, I curious to know what the step up for idle air correctors is. Do you go up one step or two as a tuning ...   02-14-2017 09:54 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

thanks for the well wishes. Maybe I used the wrong term but the item the exhaust is hitting is mounted to the body above ...   02-07-2017 03:55 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

Took it for its first ride since 2005 today. Put about 40 miles on. Ran at the proper temp, stopped, turned, idled in traffic. ...   02-07-2017 02:41 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

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Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

washed, buffed, waxed...I did not get motivated to install the trunk carpet. DMV tomorrow What does everyone use on the rubber bumpers?  Armor All doesn't really do ...   02-05-2017 10:43 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

Wheels aligned, going to wash and compound it tomorrow provided it doesn't rain. If I get motivated, I'll even put the carpet kit in the trunk ...   02-05-2017 03:18 am

Engine & Transmission > Low Compression on #1 cyl. (5 replies - 1155 views)

do you have an air compressor? If you do, adapt the air compressor to the compression tester hose. Bring #1 to TDC. Trans in gear ...   02-05-2017 03:14 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler sandwich plate (7 replies - 1453 views)

Thanks for the picture. So the oil filter holds the whole thing together...got it ...   02-03-2017 05:01 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler sandwich plate (7 replies - 1453 views)

OK....as an alternative, is the centre of the attaching fitting machined as a hex so as to allow the use of an allen wrench to ...   02-03-2017 02:36 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler sandwich plate (7 replies - 1453 views)

thanks, to make sure I understand you; on the side that the I screw the oil filter, there will be a hex that I can ...   02-03-2017 12:21 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler sandwich plate (7 replies - 1453 views)

Please forgive my ignorance, but what holds the oil cooler sandwich plate in position? I've read about the o ring behind it, but no mention of ...   02-02-2017 03:28 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

today continued my carb experiments.. I began with a 45 jet in the cold start, way too lean took that out and put the 95 back in, ...   01-31-2017 11:31 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

took it off the lift and drove it around today. It actually worked. Now wheel alignment ...   01-30-2017 11:54 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

for those following, I hooked up my AEM air fuel gauge yesterday...still didn't drive the car, but got some idle/cold start/ no load info. FIrst cold ...   01-30-2017 03:24 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

OK....door on, dash wood veneered and varnished, hazard switch replaced and rewired, carpet in, seats in, radio wiring fixed and connected https://www.snapfish.com/library/share?w=snapfish_us&c=snapfish&l=en_US#NMCz3hbl_p2ILrHjKYQxIQ/AUS/27941460266070/SNAPFISH ...   01-30-2017 04:53 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

while I'm aware of the accelerator pump jet, is there an adjustment for the accelerator pump stroke? Any way to alter its performance through ...   01-19-2017 04:11 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22937 views)

with any luck I'll actually get the door back on today ...   01-19-2017 04:07 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

checked, DHLA 45, no letter ...   01-12-2017 09:20 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

I believe my carbs are plain "45", but I'll check to be sure. RE: the idle air corrector-do the leaner numbers have larger or more emulsion ...   01-09-2017 03:16 pm

Miscellaneous > it's not a Healey but it is a Jensen (2 replies - 833 views)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGVcJrEJW7E ...   12-26-2016 03:32 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler delete (10 replies - 2122 views)

I'm just curious if anyone has deleted the oil cooler.  Is it really necessary?  Does this engine generate that much internal friction that it overheats ...   12-25-2016 05:47 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Wacky Tachometer (9 replies - 2113 views)

Nigel, that's good news..hope it's a permanent fix ...   12-21-2016 04:40 am

Cooling > Electric fan sender (9 replies - 4882 views)

that's a very well thought out modification.. I like it..do you have Zenith or Dellorto manifold...I assume Euro spec mean Dellorto but I'm usually wrong ...   12-21-2016 04:40 am

Cooling > Electric fan sender (9 replies - 4882 views)

I wound up using the hose adapter from these guys. https://www.hollisterroad.com/proddetail.php?prod=WTRS123004 They also offer temperature switches. I got 200 on 185 off....works awesome ...   12-16-2016 11:11 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > 19326 (2 replies - 947 views)

very nice, what's it sharing the garage with? ...   12-16-2016 10:47 pm

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler leak (6 replies - 1390 views)

That's good info, thanks. I had new oil lines made for the engine, but can't find the receipt and forgot what fittings they are. ...   11-29-2016 02:11 pm

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler leak (6 replies - 1390 views)

I googled Setrab and now have a new question; what are the fittings on the cooler?  Is it AN or a British version thereof? Thanks ...   11-28-2016 10:54 pm

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler leak (6 replies - 1390 views)

Anyone successfully have an oil cooler repaired?  Mine is seeping from one of the bottom rows.   Definitely easier to replace it but trying to keep ...   11-28-2016 06:52 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

I'll just add this, you say you had to reset the timing...what did they have it at? I see you have 12 initial now, did you ...   11-15-2016 02:53 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

Don, 2 things I noticed on that dyno sheet...I've read repeatedly these engines are 7000 rpm with max power in the 6500 area. This guy stopped the ...   11-14-2016 04:30 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

As I was told the O2 sensor needs to be within 12" of the collector. I put mine about 8" back. ...   11-12-2016 06:26 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

I like the LM 2 and Logworks software is a very in depth program to analyze your tuning efforts. Weld a bung in the pipe and ...   11-12-2016 05:27 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto 45 jetting as found (37 replies - 8136 views)

Tim, In depth and informative. I especially appreciate the info on the idle air correctors. I have no interest in beating the snot out this thing...I've got ...   11-12-2016 03:08 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 2457 views)

love MGAs....good collection...good luck with it hopefully get the carpet in tomorrow.....then get it registered before the end of the year....looking forward to driving it. ...   11-11-2016 11:32 pm


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