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Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (14 replies - 321 views)

Paulreese1 wrote: By adjusting the idle mixture to max rich was able to drive to a nearby event on Saturday although with a lot of misfiring. ...   11-28-2021 05:36 am

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (14 replies - 321 views)

The fuel pressure IS high. Install an inline fuel pressure regulator as close to the carb inlets as practical, and set it to ...   11-28-2021 05:02 am

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (14 replies - 321 views)

Each carb should have an aluminum tag under one of the screws that secures the large top cover. What are the numbers that are ...   11-27-2021 06:22 am

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (14 replies - 321 views)

Disappointment is a function of expectations. Some JH owners are running DHLA 40 carbs with chokes as small as 32mm. There ...   11-27-2021 06:19 am

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (14 replies - 321 views)

Paul, Any progress with your Dellortos? Tim ...   11-25-2021 02:29 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (14 replies - 321 views)

Paulreese1 wrote: (snip)... #3 is firing so can't be floats. A little off track, but... Don't be too quick to dismiss the floats. ...   11-19-2021 07:17 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (14 replies - 321 views)

You say the Carbtune doesn't read the #4 cylincer. Try swapping the Carbtune's hoses between the two fittings on the rear carb. If the ...   11-19-2021 05:07 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (14 replies - 321 views)

Paul, Which DHLA carbs (40, 40E, 45 or 45E ?), what choke size, and how are they jetted? Are the carbs mounted to the manifold with proper ...   11-18-2021 06:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Head removal? (19 replies - 5461 views)

If anyone had trouble using the two links in Msg #18 above (something to do with 'Security Changes'), try them again now. I've ...   11-17-2021 11:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pan gasket or seal replacement (7 replies - 336 views)

I'll pass on the question about "Is there enough room". But I will strongly recommend that you not use an RTV silicone sealant. When ...   11-07-2021 06:34 am

Miscellaneous > What to Look For and Look Out For in an Early 1973 MkI? (4 replies - 269 views)

Mark, For either the early Mk-I, or the later Mk-II, one thing is for sure... they're now all 'old'. How good or bad an ...   11-01-2021 08:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > T-Belt Eccentric Tensioner - Hex Size on Hub Drive. (7 replies - 631 views)

Oops... screwed up. Would a moderator please delete this blank message. ...   10-01-2021 05:30 am

Engine & Transmission > T-Belt Eccentric Tensioner - Hex Size on Hub Drive. (7 replies - 631 views)

browndog9 wrote: How do you procure said device ? Garry Kemp (Kemp High Performance Engines) is a Lotus specialist, and has an eBay store. You ...   10-01-2021 05:30 am

Engine & Transmission > T-Belt Eccentric Tensioner - Hex Size on Hub Drive. (7 replies - 631 views)

Bruce, I'm not sure how many there are, I've just noticed an evolution in the tensioner eccentrics. Like, everytime a different front seal ...   10-01-2021 05:08 am

Engine & Transmission > T-Belt Eccentric Tensioner - Hex Size on Hub Drive. (7 replies - 631 views)

The timing belt eccentric tensioner hub's hex drive size went through a series of evolutionary changes. What hex sizes were used when... or ...   09-27-2021 11:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > valve cover sealing. (10 replies - 5451 views)

The key point to getting a dry joint with the rubber gaskets is to install them dry, with no sealant. The JHPS instructions ...   09-24-2021 08:14 am

Ignition > Valve clearance with paper gasket (4 replies - 466 views)

Does your engine have a gasket between the head and cam carriers, or are you just following the old Workshop Manual? A Tech ...   09-24-2021 07:55 am

Projects > Flywheel bolt replacement part (2 replies - 483 views)

The correct bolts are not made to industry standards. Any standard bolt you buy, even if it's made by ARP, etc, will not ...   08-30-2021 03:18 pm

Electrical & Instruments > electrical (3 replies - 545 views)

The modern electronic voltage stabilizer does eliminate some of the original mechanical stabilizer's reliability issues. On the surface, that sounds good. However, the electric ...   08-03-2021 04:42 am

Ignition > Cam timing (12 replies - 1280 views)

The 110 IN / 110 EX cam timing is what you want for best running/ best performing (emissions not being a consideration). Are both timing marks ...   07-31-2021 06:41 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > JH 14933 made it to Dubai ! (6 replies - 1126 views)

+1 on Lotusbits. http://www.lotusbits.com/ They not only salvage Lotus and Jensen-Healey cars, they also make some custom hotrod parts. It's possible they could provide you ...   06-10-2021 09:11 pm

Ignition > Static Timing Questions (11 replies - 14472 views)

Ralph, Yes, I'm still hanging out here. Congratulations on getting your engine running well. The 907 is a sweet running engine when ...   06-08-2021 02:40 am

Engine & Transmission > 2.2L Stroker Crank Install, What's Involved? (7 replies - 1208 views)

The 2.2 stroker crank will require pistons with higher wrist pin locations. Once you make the committment to different pistons, then you should ...   06-02-2021 11:30 pm

Carburetors > Carburetor (6 replies - 1511 views)

Jh092, How about a progress report. Have you sorted it out yet? ...   05-09-2021 09:23 pm

Carburetors > Carburetor (6 replies - 1511 views)

You mentioned having Lotus Spec 5 carbs, but the tag number you gave is for the Lotus 911 2.2 Litre engine used in the Talbot-Sunbeam-Lotus ...   05-03-2021 06:01 am

Carburetors > Carburetor (6 replies - 1511 views)

Which carbs do you have? You mention setting them up to Spec 5, which is a Lotus set-up for DHLA45E carbs with 36mm ...   04-25-2021 11:21 pm

Carburetors > Out of tune Stroms causing sputter/rough running? (8 replies - 9041 views)

Mark Rosenbaum was a great guy, and very knowledgeable about the Jensen-Healey and the Lotus 907. When he posted, you were wise to ...   04-22-2021 11:33 pm

Miscellaneous > AutoBlog Article on a Jensen Healey (3 replies - 979 views)

The 907 Mk II was introduced in Aug, 1975. This article doesn't mention VIN or engine numbers, but if it's a Mk II, ...   03-08-2021 05:49 am

Engine & Transmission > TIMING BELT UPDATE (3 replies - 1153 views)

The T104RB HNBR rubber timing belt requires a different tension that is a little lower than the tension spec'd for the old-school HCR and HSN ...   02-24-2021 07:07 pm

Engine & Transmission > TIMING BELT UPDATE (3 replies - 1153 views)

Stability is one of the advantages of the Gates Racing blue belts. After installation and initial tensioning, continue to check the tension periodically ...   02-24-2021 06:34 pm

Ignition > UK 907 Distributor without vacuum advance (9 replies - 1968 views)

The 'heads' of the 23D4 & 25D4 are small in diameter, and that puts the spark plug terminals close together. If you upgrade ...   01-17-2021 08:52 pm

Ignition > UK 907 Distributor without vacuum advance (9 replies - 1968 views)

The 23D4 & 43D4 have NO vacuum capsule. The 25D4 & 45D4 DO have a vacuum capsule. Despatch Number 41488 -- 23D4 -- 1972-75 -- J-H & JGT 41488 -- ...   01-12-2021 07:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > Head removal? (19 replies - 5461 views)

Sorry to hear you've run into problems. FYI, the torque specs in the J-H Workshop manual for the Cam carrier nuts, and for the head nuts ...   12-01-2020 03:15 am

Engine & Transmission > Strange rattle sound when idling (11 replies - 2577 views)

Have you tried crawling under the car while the engine is running. "IF" it's transmission related, the rattle might be more pronounced and ...   12-01-2020 02:17 am

Carburetors > Air box hose size (22 replies - 7258 views)

Art, For attachments, the file size must not exceed 102400 bytes... or 102kb. There are some little 'cling-ons' that add to the file side ...   12-01-2020 02:08 am

Miscellaneous > engine oil type (6 replies - 2172 views)

Phosphorus is the P in ZDDP, and it's the part that provides the anti-wear properties (the rest of the ZDD_ just goes along for the ...   09-03-2020 06:15 pm

Carburetors > Air box hose size (22 replies - 7258 views)

discogodfather wrote: Yeah it's probably just the very slim design of the pipercross 600, it was designed to go into very tight spaces. I don't ...   08-31-2020 06:41 pm

Carburetors > Air box hose size (22 replies - 7258 views)

Disco, I'm sorry to hear you have been having trouble getting the carbs/ airbox sorted, but I also think you're barking up the wrong ...   08-30-2020 08:03 pm

Carburetors > Air box hose size (22 replies - 7258 views)

I visited a Turbo Esprit owner yesterday. While I was there, I measured the airbox inlet at 3 3/8" with no step. The duct to ...   08-26-2020 05:20 pm

Carburetors > Air box hose size (22 replies - 7258 views)

Art, I don't know that the end of the Lotus duct that actually slipped onto the airbox was a non-standard size. It's just that ...   08-19-2020 07:08 pm


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