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Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 17929 views)

This is from Steve the last time I talked with him earlier this year. He has moved to Colorado and does not have the bell housing ...   09-11-2014 05:02 pm

Ignition > Ignition sprocket timing mark (4 replies - 3684 views)

Go here to see a diagram on how the cam wheels need to be aligned. http://www.lotusespritworld.com/EGuides/ETechnical/Cambelts.html I used this and guidance from Tim Engel and others here ...   08-11-2014 03:40 pm

Suspension > Car leaning to the left (11 replies - 12913 views)

I suppose it could be possible if one side was raised higher than the other when you tighten the nuts and bolts. If one side ...   08-07-2014 03:22 am

Suspension > Car leaning to the left (11 replies - 12913 views)

When I tighten the new front sway bar on my car I just tighten it till it felt "tight". I didn't have any figures so ...   08-05-2014 06:18 am

Body & interior stuff > Stainless Bumper (5 replies - 3651 views)

Steve, Do you need both pieces repaired or what? Got any pictures of the damage? Art Mesa, AZ ...   07-18-2014 01:06 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil dip stick pipe (1 reply - 1680 views)

When I cleaned and repaired my oil pan I adjusted the metal on the dipstick pipe to be snug and then used a sealer to ...   06-03-2014 10:18 pm

Body & interior stuff > Seats (2 replies - 2949 views)

Seats that fit the JH? From what I know and have heard, the original seats, Fiero seats, Miata seats and the seats from the Acura ...   04-26-2014 10:42 pm

Cooling > Running hot (10 replies - 7746 views)

It sounds like the radiator might be partially blocked. If it is the original it might be time to have it looked at. Other things I ...   04-26-2014 10:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > Worn Cam Shaft Timing wheels ? (22 replies - 12663 views)

The cam wheels on one of my cars and a set from a parts car look the same. Based on this I am hoping it ...   04-26-2014 09:32 pm

Projects > GT Electric Windows (5 replies - 5992 views)

I had a document I typed up and sent to Frank of the notes I took while taking my restoration project apart. A quick look ...   04-22-2014 01:38 am

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 37038 views)

Let me say I am as confused as you are and am trying to figure this out on one of my cars now. It sounds like ...   04-04-2014 12:42 am

Projects > teenager restoration project for college (3 replies - 2604 views)

Welcome to the site. You will find answers to your JH questions here. Working on the body is a lot easier with a rotisserie isn't it? It ...   03-30-2014 10:35 pm

Ignition > Electronic Ignition (13 replies - 7050 views)

For a good breakdown of all the electrical circuits download Jim document here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/1hf6sg1350m9f5n/Kimbrough+wiring.pdf ...   03-28-2014 03:16 am

Ignition > Electronic Ignition (13 replies - 7050 views)

The insides of the tach need to be rebuilt with components that work with an electronic ignition or buy a new electronic tach. The JH ignition ...   03-27-2014 03:04 am

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank mystery (2 replies - 2471 views)

I have only seen the original type with my gas tanks. My guess is some previous owner or Renu made the modification to prevent a ...   03-26-2014 05:08 pm

Body & interior stuff > Those little plastic thingys (3 replies - 2106 views)

If you can't find a replacement you can think of doing what some car manufacturers do and use a double side tape. Some choices: http://www.shop3m.com/automotive-taping-and-masking/3m-scotch-mount-molding-tape-03615-7-8-in-x-5-ft.html http://www.shop3m.com/automotive-taping-and-masking/3m-super-strength-molding-tape-group.html ...   03-26-2014 02:15 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 80423 views)

Removing the old paint is the best way to go. You remove all the variables that might arrive from going over old and different paint. ...   03-15-2014 03:33 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 80423 views)

What paint/primer exactly were you planning to use? A paint product with hardener will cause problems like that. You could have used a sealer to cover ...   03-12-2014 04:23 am

Engine & Transmission > Realign crank with camshafts (1 reply - 1614 views)

In getting ready to start the car I'm rebuilding discovered the water pump was leaking. So after replacing the water pump and gasket I also ...   03-08-2014 02:10 am

Body & interior stuff > Help with interior trim panels (8 replies - 5645 views)

For the big rear piece the quickest and easiest way is to tape some newspaper together, pull some measurements, cut out the pattern and trial ...   01-29-2014 10:23 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 80423 views)

Oh, I so understand the frustrated part. You're correct with the funky metal layers and removing the rusted metal. But it can be done. First thing I ...   01-29-2014 02:43 am

Body & interior stuff > Paint stripper for headlight surrounds - safe for plastic? (3 replies - 3000 views)

Agree working with paint stripper is messy. But sometimes it is the only alternative. I have noticed that working with these cars some of the ...   01-27-2014 12:59 am

Body & interior stuff > Paint stripper for headlight surrounds - safe for plastic? (3 replies - 3000 views)

Klean-Strip makes a paint remover for plastic. Though I have never used it. A few people have used Capt. Lee's paint stripper for fiberglass on ...   01-24-2014 09:56 pm

Body & interior stuff > Body Joint Leading? (9 replies - 4471 views)

The preference now is not to use lead. One, lead and lead fumes are toxic. Yeah it might be in a low dose but why ...   01-16-2014 02:54 am

Miscellaneous > Foot Too Big? (10 replies - 5607 views)

Different shoes? I measured the distances between pedals on one of the cars here. Gas pedal to brake is 2 inches. Brake pedal to clutch is ...   12-31-2013 01:03 am

Miscellaneous > Seasons Greetings (2 replies - 2224 views)

Happy Holidays to all. Art DeKneef ...   12-25-2013 06:46 pm

Body & interior stuff > Repair Panels (3 replies - 2734 views)

I'm with Brett on this. They can be made by hand. It will take some time and the proper tools but may be the only ...   12-21-2013 10:17 pm

Suspension > Frame "rails" (5 replies - 3612 views)

Ricardo, What Brett said. You can install a new, larger size channel over the existing. You need to make sure you eradicate all the rust and ...   12-07-2013 08:23 pm

Suspension > Frame "rails" (5 replies - 3612 views)

What's not too bad rusted? Surface rust, some pitting, major pitting, crumbling rust? The rails I have seen generally have some surface rust and might be ...   12-07-2013 02:27 am

Suspension > Installing front sway bar (33 replies - 21451 views)

Tried to view picture but the page redirected to Yahoo and wanted me to log in. No go. ...   11-28-2013 08:09 pm

Body & interior stuff > Paint the backside of fenders? (13 replies - 11902 views)

What I have done and most of the pros I know do is mask the car and then spray the engine compartment, trunk compartment, door ...   11-23-2013 02:45 am

Body & interior stuff > Paint the backside of fenders? (13 replies - 11902 views)

My opinion is you will be better off in the long run with the doors mounted and adjusted before you paint the car. The doors ...   11-22-2013 03:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > Paint the backside of fenders? (13 replies - 11902 views)

Well on two of my cars here that are still somewhat original they have the protective coating still on them. If you strip the fenders down ...   11-20-2013 01:23 am

Fuel Stuff > Gas cap to neck gasket (2 replies - 2290 views)

That's what I am doing. I got around to really looking at it and discovered it is two pieces of metal pressed fit together and ...   11-20-2013 01:12 am

Fuel Stuff > Gas cap to neck gasket (2 replies - 2290 views)

Anyone know of a replacement or substitute. Delta does not have this piece. There is no replacement number in the catalog/parts list. The flip-up gas cap ...   11-18-2013 04:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > dashboard wood removal (15 replies - 11011 views)

OK. The back of the panels are flat. At least they were on my cars. I beveled the edges slightly when I made my replacement ...   11-14-2013 08:24 pm

Body & interior stuff > dashboard wood removal (15 replies - 11011 views)

Making your own replacement panels isn't difficult if you are making the same panel. It just takes time and patience. And the right tools certainly ...   11-14-2013 05:59 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Repair Options (3 replies - 3149 views)

Since the puddle is on the floor the other possibilities still exist but it could be leaking from the drain plug. That gasket should be ...   11-11-2013 10:10 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Repair Options (3 replies - 3149 views)

Depends on where the leak is. Since you mention it pools on the drivers side floor I can think of two possibilities. First, the gasket or ...   11-11-2013 08:57 pm

Suspension > Installing front sway bar (33 replies - 21451 views)

atgparker, I noticed in your picture that the sway bar is attached above the tabs instead of underneath. All the other cars I have seen equipped ...   10-24-2013 08:44 pm


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