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Ignition > Misfire after 30 minutes (31 replies - 33694 views)

I agree with Answerman that it is not likely to be the tach. It is most likely something in the engine compartment. I ...   05-07-2016 09:50 pm

Body & interior stuff > Help! Seat won't tilt forward, can't tighten track mounts (10 replies - 12330 views)

Another possibility is that the nut is stripped rather than loose. In that case, after removing the other three bolts, try prying the rail ...   03-22-2016 05:21 pm

Body & interior stuff > Help! Seat won't tilt forward, can't tighten track mounts (10 replies - 12330 views)

If the nut is inside the frame rather than outside then it should not be keeping the rail from lifting up. Try removing the ...   03-22-2016 05:16 pm

Body & interior stuff > Help! Seat won't tilt forward, can't tighten track mounts (10 replies - 12330 views)

Is this the allen key bolt that holds the seat rail to the frame of the car? If so, the nut should be accessible ...   03-22-2016 06:04 am

Electrical & Instruments > Alternator Wiring (9 replies - 14393 views)

Dielectric grease IS an insulator. What it does is keep out air and moisture to keep the metal connectors from rusting or corroding. ...   03-18-2016 06:32 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Alternator Wiring (9 replies - 14393 views)

One of the brown wires on mine came loose at one time and the alternator stopped working until I plugged it back in. So ...   03-18-2016 04:32 pm

Body & interior stuff > Question for those who have installed the Delta floor pans (3 replies - 6146 views)

I think I understand what you are talking about. But when I compare the picture of the floor panel on JHPS with the drawing ...   12-26-2015 01:47 am

Projects > New Restoration Project Started - 13046 - Riverside, CA (70 replies - 77738 views)

Be careful putting in the oil cooler hoses. I bought a pair with the stainless steel braid from Delta recently. It was definitely ...   12-10-2015 08:50 pm

Carburetors > best place to have strombergs rebuilt (12 replies - 14463 views)

Given how long the car has been sitting, I would definitely replace the cam drive belt. Even if it looks OK, I would worry ...   12-10-2015 08:07 pm

Carburetors > best place to have strombergs rebuilt (12 replies - 14463 views)

Many years ago I had my carbs rebuilt by Apple Hydraulics. Since then I have had to replace some of the rubber bits, but ...   12-08-2015 09:32 pm

Body & interior stuff > Convertible Top Install (4 replies - 7060 views)

Mine is just glued in place as well. It has held fine for over 20 years, so I guess that is good enough if ...   11-19-2015 11:29 pm

Suspension > Upper Ball Joint - Rivets? (5 replies - 8152 views)

Sorry, I don't remember the exact size and I did not keep an old one for reference. But any machinist or mechanic should be ...   09-22-2015 12:13 am

Suspension > Upper Ball Joint - Rivets? (5 replies - 8152 views)

This is the original ball joint. I remember these. I am surprised there are still any around. I replaced these on mine ...   09-21-2015 06:56 am

Miscellaneous > My JH & Delta (25 replies - 44285 views)

Oops. Forgot to mention that the engine was a slant-4, tilted over at about 45 degrees rather than straight up or flat like VW/Poshe ...   09-19-2015 05:36 pm

Miscellaneous > My JH & Delta (25 replies - 44285 views)

4-cylinder, 2 liter, aluminum alloy block, dual overhead cams, 4 valves per cylinder, wet sleeve. All standard stuff nowadays, but I read that it ...   09-18-2015 06:38 am

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (19 replies - 24631 views)

Nice job. I like your variation with more polished metal. More work but looks better. I also liked your rotating machine. ...   09-13-2015 03:36 am

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (19 replies - 24631 views)

I got curious and did some experimenting on one of my spare wheels. What I found was that I had to start with 400 ...   09-04-2015 12:16 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Viewable Images (6 replies - 9756 views)

The 102kB limit is the size of the file on the disk, not the number of pixels. Formats like JPG do a good job ...   08-01-2015 04:16 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH5 Emblems (5 replies - 8035 views)

The metal plates, as well as the original emblems, were on the car when I bought it many years ago. Only the emblems fell ...   05-17-2015 02:16 am

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 15713 views)

Here is one from the top showing how the hoses were attached.  I don't know why the breather tube loops around the way it does, ...   04-03-2015 04:02 am

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 15713 views)

I can only attack one pic at a time.  Here is another angle. ...   04-03-2015 04:00 am

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 15713 views)

Here are a couple of pics I took when I was taking the gas tank out for relining.  I always do this nowadays to help ...   04-03-2015 03:59 am

Wheels > Motor oil viscosoity (12 replies - 19501 views)

Hi Robb, Welcome to the insane asylum. Sorry, I mean JH enthusiast society. You are probably about to witness a big argument about the advantages of various ...   03-27-2015 05:01 am

Cooling > Electric fan sender (9 replies - 13758 views)

Here is a picture of how I installed it.  I had to drill the holes to mount the control module.  The control just has a ...   03-19-2015 08:27 pm

Cooling > Electric fan sender (9 replies - 13758 views)

The fan I got from Delta many years ago had a tube-shaped temp sensor that was to be inserted into the radiator cooling fins towards ...   03-19-2015 03:13 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 202823 views)

I am getting my car ready for repainting now and have had the same sort of issue with the bonnet. It seems to be ...   03-02-2015 01:10 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 80563 views)

Sounds like a good plan. You might also check the connectors in the coil primary circuit. In my case I found some loose and ...   02-17-2015 06:27 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 80563 views)

Sounds like the kind of thing I went through getting mine running after several years in storage. One of the problems I had was ...   02-16-2015 08:11 pm

Fuel Stuff > rejuvenating fuel sending unit (7 replies - 16765 views)

I doubt that it is possible to get anything new. You could possibly get a used one from http://www.britishmasters.net/ Though it will at least require ...   01-28-2015 02:02 am

Body & interior stuff > Paint color (6 replies - 9733 views)

A nice old guy at the local paint store did some searching and found my paint color (Brookland's Green) under British Motor Corporation.  You could ...   01-28-2015 01:34 am

Suspension > Delta Motorsports Rear Springs (7 replies - 10634 views)

The way I installed these was to get the top bolt started first. I may have used a longer bolt for this. Then I ...   12-31-2014 03:20 pm

Suspension > Delta Motorsports Rear Springs (7 replies - 10634 views)

As I remember, I had to rotate these around to find a good angle to get them to seat well. But I thought I ...   12-31-2014 04:30 am

Suspension > Delta Motorsports Rear Springs (7 replies - 10634 views)

If I remember correctly, the springs only went in one way. The correct end had to be up and the spring rotated to the ...   12-31-2014 02:41 am

Suspension > Delta Motorsports Rear Springs (7 replies - 10634 views)

Front springs or rear?  Here is what one of my spare rear springs looks like.  I forget whether this is an original spring or a ...   12-31-2014 02:24 am

Body & interior stuff > JH5 Emblems (5 replies - 8035 views)

Attached is the J-H 5 portion of the emblem.  This is also 600 DPI and should print out to 2 7/16" by 5/8".  (If anyone ...   12-26-2014 08:02 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH5 Emblems (5 replies - 8035 views)

Attached is file for the Union Jack part of the emblem at 600 DPI resolution.  If printed out it should be 2 7/16" by 1 ...   12-26-2014 08:00 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH5 Emblems (5 replies - 8035 views)

I am finally in the process of restoring my exterior.  The JH5 emblems on one side of the car had fallen off and were in ...   12-26-2014 07:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Strange Noise (33 replies - 36408 views)

One more thought: the cabin heater core can come loose on these cars. You can check by pushing and pulling on the pair of ...   12-13-2014 03:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > Strange Noise (33 replies - 36408 views)

Sounds like something loosening up and resonating, though exactly what is a puzzle. I do not hear any high frequency clanks like I would ...   12-13-2014 12:58 am

Engine & Transmission > Strange Noise (33 replies - 36408 views)

The link worked, but the video was "private", so I could not access it. Can you change it to public? ...   12-12-2014 04:31 am


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