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Miscellaneous > Mark Rosenbaum (19 replies - 10627 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 05:33 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38307 views)

http://www.jaeparts.com/ 805.967.5767 Website isn't much but if you give them a call... ...   05-26-2006 11:55 am

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38307 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 05:28 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38307 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 12:39 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38307 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 12:45 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38307 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 03:10 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen on the Race Track!!!! (14 replies - 11866 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 08:39 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen on the Race Track!!!! (14 replies - 11866 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 07:34 pm

Body & interior stuff > Window glass wiper seal (9 replies - 7896 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 12:24 pm

Miscellaneous > Dr. F's Jensen quandary (4 replies - 4664 views)

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

Engine & Transmission > Combustion chamber volume (8 replies - 8040 views)

Woops!   ...   11-16-2005 12:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Convertible Top (5 replies - 5972 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 12:44 pm

Carburetors > carburetor synchronizer (5 replies - 10291 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 12:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Header Gasket (5 replies - 5086 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 12:42 pm

Wheels > Wheels (57 replies - 58836 views)

I'd be interested as well.  Are there any interference issues with the 15" wheel? Brian ...   08-04-2005 12:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine pulley/timing/numbers (4 replies - 4979 views)

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Engine & Transmission > Engine pulley/timing/numbers (4 replies - 4979 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 05:45 pm

Miscellaneous > It runs - 1st time in 15 years (6 replies - 5905 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 02:29 pm

Brakes > Rear Brake Adjustment (8 replies - 10941 views)

The earlier Girling rear brake systems require periodic manual adjustment. Brian ...   06-16-2005 12:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > JH Race Car Coming Together (6 replies - 7374 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 10:05 pm

Ignition > Starter (10 replies - 12022 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 12:52 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement seat belts (7 replies - 9744 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 12:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pan removal, (rope seal engines) (4 replies - 6482 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 12:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pan removal, (rope seal engines) (4 replies - 6482 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 12:50 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38307 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 02:54 pm

Engine & Transmission > transmission oil (6 replies - 6998 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 06:00 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshields (3 replies - 4952 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 05:41 pm

Body & interior stuff > Soft Tops (5 replies - 6469 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 05:33 pm

Body & interior stuff > Soft Tops (5 replies - 6469 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 01:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshields (3 replies - 4952 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 01:10 pm

Engine & Transmission > JH heads (7 replies - 7729 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 12:10 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam Gears - Got any available? (16 replies - 13484 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 12:27 pm

Miscellaneous > Insurance Documentation... Help Please. (15 replies - 10700 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 12:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > "The Shark" new 907 2.2L engine (12 replies - 13438 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 12:14 pm

Miscellaneous > Insurance Documentation... Help Please. (15 replies - 10700 views)

I second the Hagerty.com sugestion. I'm with them and am very pleased. I love the quarterly news letter. Brian ...   04-13-2005 11:29 pm

Ignition > Spark Plug Gap? (4 replies - 7449 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 12:44 pm

Miscellaneous > Nuts and Bolts. (6 replies - 7174 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 12:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve Shims (5 replies - 17843 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 08:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve Shims (5 replies - 17843 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 08:06 pm

Suspension > Steering Rack Lubrication (17 replies - 24096 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 01:10 pm


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