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Miscellaneous > Mark Rosenbaum (19 replies - 10890 views)

Mark will be missed, that is for sure.  I had no idea he was ill.  He was here when I joined the list in 2001 ...   07-24-2007 06:33 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38822 views)

http://www.jaeparts.com/ 805.967.5767 Website isn't much but if you give them a call... ...   05-26-2006 12:55 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38822 views)

I was able to see the color change with the dells.  I had bright orange at idle and put in my smaller jets. Color went ...   05-25-2006 06:28 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38822 views)

Hello Ron, I bought one off EBay.  When you see the price you may just want to buy only one.  They go for $50-$60 each.  ...   05-25-2006 01:39 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38822 views)

Like I said the Lotus anti-poping plates did it for me. In addition I’d like to recommend using a "colortune" spark plug to actually tune the ...   05-24-2006 01:45 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38822 views)

I've got them installed on mine and they seem to work. I've had no popping since they were installed a few years back.  I even ...   05-23-2006 04:10 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen on the Race Track!!!! (14 replies - 12110 views)

What was said in private should have been left in private.  This is a fairly small community and when you mention my car publicly I ...   04-26-2006 09:39 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen on the Race Track!!!! (14 replies - 12110 views)

Since this remains out there for public consumption (and at this point has been viewed 41 times) I feel I must comment: you said….. “I've only driven ...   04-26-2006 08:34 pm

Body & interior stuff > Window glass wiper seal (9 replies - 8058 views)

One rather cleaver technique I remember reading somewhere is to fashion a tool out of steel strip stock shaped like a "j" hook and use ...   03-22-2006 01:24 pm

Miscellaneous > Dr. F's Jensen quandary (4 replies - 4756 views)

http://www.its-titles.com/ You may be able to use a title service to get one titled.  ...   03-17-2006 04:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > Combustion chamber volume (8 replies - 8157 views)

Woops!   ...   11-16-2005 01:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Convertible Top (5 replies - 6044 views)

I have vinyl and the draw back is it shrinks when it's cold making it difficult to put up when you need it most.  My ...   10-24-2005 01:44 pm

Carburetors > carburetor synchronizer (5 replies - 10414 views)

http://www.carbtune.com/ For what it's worth I think this is the best for the Dellorto's (and also the most expensive). It works well, is very accurate, is a joy ...   10-24-2005 01:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Header Gasket (5 replies - 5191 views)

Yes the copper bolts are nice and I also recommend them.  To get at those header bolts it is helpful to unbolt the left motor mount ...   10-18-2005 01:42 pm

Wheels > Wheels (57 replies - 60079 views)

I'd be interested as well.  Are there any interference issues with the 15" wheel? Brian ...   08-04-2005 01:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine pulley/timing/numbers (4 replies - 5065 views)

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Engine & Transmission > Engine pulley/timing/numbers (4 replies - 5065 views)

Ron, One other thing and sorry if I’m stating the obvious but…… When setting the ignition timing statically make sure to rotate the distributor in the opposite ...   08-03-2005 06:45 pm

Miscellaneous > It runs - 1st time in 15 years (6 replies - 6011 views)

Did you happen to notice now that it's running that there are more birds chirping, more butterflies, and the world just seems a better place ...   08-03-2005 03:29 pm

Brakes > Rear Brake Adjustment (8 replies - 11114 views)

The earlier Girling rear brake systems require periodic manual adjustment. Brian ...   06-16-2005 01:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > JH Race Car Coming Together (6 replies - 7541 views)

Ron, I love what you've done thus far but I've got to say that I am really disappointed in your choice of beer! Keep it up, Brian ...   06-15-2005 11:05 pm

Ignition > Starter (10 replies - 12198 views)

Or go with used, they are listed on eBay all the time. I've never opened up the JH solenoid but some times it is just ...   06-07-2005 01:52 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement seat belts (7 replies - 9946 views)

Thanks for the link Adam, You've got to take the "t" out to get to the right site http://www.wescoperformance.com Replacing the seat belts is on my list of ...   06-03-2005 01:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pan removal, (rope seal engines) (4 replies - 6587 views)

Dan, now that’s a leak!  Your oil catch pan is an interesting idea.  By the time you break the tranny from the engine and disconnect ...   05-25-2005 01:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pan removal, (rope seal engines) (4 replies - 6587 views)

Dan, How bad is the leak?  How much oil are you adding and at what interval? I have the rope seal and mine leaks a ...   05-24-2005 01:50 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38822 views)

Brett, A couple of things. I’m running 45’s and by no means am an expert.  But I can share some of my experience. Idle holder size ...   05-23-2005 03:54 pm

Engine & Transmission > transmission oil (6 replies - 7120 views)

OK guys sorry I missed this one.  Adding oil CAN be a Breeze! Just head to your local HW store and buy an electrical 4" octagon ...   05-18-2005 07:00 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshields (3 replies - 5033 views)

Hello Brett, Thanks for the reply. The trick to getting windshields out is to cut the sealant with a long knife and jam wood shims ...   05-18-2005 06:41 pm

Body & interior stuff > Soft Tops (5 replies - 6575 views)

Hey PC, You are right about the $269.  I was just at there site.  5 yr warenty to boot! I may give them a try. ...   05-18-2005 06:33 pm

Body & interior stuff > Soft Tops (5 replies - 6575 views)

I noticed there are new soft tops available on EBay.  It looks like a local (USA) manufacturer has started making tops for us.  They are ...   05-18-2005 02:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshields (3 replies - 5033 views)

Early this spring I parted out a 74 that I pulled out of a local salvage yard.  The windshield was in good shape so I ...   05-18-2005 02:10 pm

Engine & Transmission > JH heads (7 replies - 7867 views)

In addition to the above I’d consider having all four spark plug threads heli-coiled with stainless coils.  Doesn’t cost much and you will never have ...   05-03-2005 01:10 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam Gears - Got any available? (16 replies - 13786 views)

Just for grins I thought I’d list my Paeco Cam Grind Spec.  This is what they put in their Stage II modified.   Timing: Intake 44/76, Exhaust ...   05-02-2005 01:27 pm

Miscellaneous > Insurance Documentation... Help Please. (15 replies - 10887 views)

I think it’s worth noting that one should make sure that whom ever you insure with the policy MUST be for an AGREED value.  Classic ...   04-21-2005 01:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > "The Shark" new 907 2.2L engine (12 replies - 13679 views)

Beautiful, are the timing pulleys the better “half moon” design or did you just have them anodize? They look like they are adjustable?  Also, I ...   04-20-2005 01:14 pm

Miscellaneous > Insurance Documentation... Help Please. (15 replies - 10887 views)

I second the Hagerty.com sugestion. I'm with them and am very pleased. I love the quarterly news letter. Brian ...   04-14-2005 12:29 am

Ignition > Spark Plug Gap? (4 replies - 7598 views)

Hello Ben, there was a discussion a while back about plug gap with the Pertronics on the old board.  As I recall a gap of .035” ...   04-13-2005 01:44 pm

Miscellaneous > Nuts and Bolts. (6 replies - 7335 views)

Don’t forget your local hardware store.  Some of them have a very complete selection of English and metric fasteners in both steel and stainless.  I ...   04-11-2005 01:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve Shims (5 replies - 18060 views)

Sorry the saab link above doesn't take you to the shims (like it did for me).  You'll have to Search their site for Saab 900 ...   04-06-2005 09:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve Shims (5 replies - 18060 views)

I found the following on the old board.  I own an old 900 Saab (my Son's car).  I should pull the valve cover off and ...   04-06-2005 09:06 pm

Suspension > Steering Rack Lubrication (17 replies - 24439 views)

Great question Dan, as I recall the shop manual says NILL about the type of lubrication to use in the rack.  I seem to recall ...   04-06-2005 02:10 pm


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