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    Re: Third *(3rd) Brake Light

    Hi Big Green,

    I'm sorry to say that I don't know. Over the years LEDs were polarity sensitive but recently I have noticed that this may no longer be true. I would suggest posing that question...
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    Re: Third *(3rd) Brake Light

    Hi John,

    I totally understand as you don't know how they will perform until you have purchased them and installed them in the socket and circuit. I found these on eBay and like their look so took...
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    Re: Third *(3rd) Brake Light

    Hi Tahoe,

    Thank you. It is running and brake light only as too many lights has a potential of causing confusion rather than presenting clarity. The side lights (main and reflector lights), as...
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    Third *(3rd) Brake Light

    Hi All,

    In my attempt to have my '64 BJ8 Phase 1 better noticed by other drivers, day or night, I recently rebuilt my original Flasher Relay with (2) 8-terminal relays fitted within the original...
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    Re: Braking Oil Pressure

    Hi All,

    Dave, I appreciate your experiences on this mater and, although I now consider myself as more of a cruising driver, in my younger years I was considered aggressive. I have always used the...
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    Re: Braking Oil Pressure

    Hi volts,

    My first thought was that the oil in the pan is evacuating the resident area of a loose pickup. But then, thinking further, I began to wondering if the pickup tube is secured on the...
  7. Re: What to do for coil bracket on upgraded generator?

    After installing my alternator, I too had to finding a location for the coil that was convenient and easily accessible. Additionally, since also using a Crane Electronic Ignition consisting of an...
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    Re: Starting After Carbs Rebuilt

    Hi DM,

    I appreciate that you may be getting gas to the float chamber, but, how much and how consistent is it flowing. Have you initially checked the input screens after installing the...
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    Re: DOT 5 Silicone-Based Brake Fluid

    Thanks John/Steve, I ordered 2 pairs, one for the Healey and one for the TR7. I was intending to apply them on the reservoirs but I am wondering if they will adhere as I must have spilled some DOT 5...
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    Re: DOT 5 Silicone-Based Brake Fluid

    Hi All,

    Conor, I am sorry to say that your issue has flagged a potential issue I must address ... just in case. With the virus attacking many by surprise, I to indicate my use of Silicone brake...
  11. Thread: Hardtop Stand

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    Re: Hardtop Stand

    Hi Rob,

    Although I do not have a hard top, I love the look of them on the car. As john mentioned, if I had on, I would also have hung the top from above the car for easier install and removal. ...
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    Re: BJ8 Rear Seat Side Panels

    63182Hi Bob,

    How is your waffle pattern sections?

    Back in the early 1980, when I decided to revitalize my BJ8, I had the traditional water damage on the rear panels. After removing the...
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    Re: New water pumps on the market

    Hi All,

    The issue was not that Donald and Geoff hadn't thought about these cooling system changes but that making these design changes would have cause disruption to the company's present...
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    Re: New water pumps on the market

    Hi Drone Dog,

    Yes, a smaller pully will speed up the pump and fan and increase coolant flow at idle. However, keep in mind that it will also raise the rotational speed of these components when...
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    Re: 6 Blade cooling fan for 64 BJ8, advice?

    Hi Tahoe,

    NO. If that is what you got from my statements then I am a bad communicator.

    My point was that by having a 160 sleeve thermostat, it will open and cut off the bypass earlier and...
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    Re: 6 Blade cooling fan for 64 BJ8, advice?

    Hi All,

    Yes, it is difficult to take pictures of the installed shroud. My attempts were even more difficult as I had painted the panels flat black purposely fade into the background. Keep in...
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    Re: 6 Blade cooling fan for 64 BJ8, advice?

    Hi All,

    Keep in mind that the sleeve thermostat closes off the bypass when fully open and the bypass, if left opened, would divert as much as 25% of the coolant from passing through the radiator. ...
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    Re: 6 Blade cooling fan for 64 BJ8, advice?

    Hi Rob,

    The John Turney is one of our major participants on the Healey BCF (see entry #6 on this thread) who designed the shroud. I liked his design and he graciously sent me the plan. I made...
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    Re: 6 Blade cooling fan for 64 BJ8, advice?

    Bob,

    That is a good point and the reason I am now considering using my original 4-blade fan with a 160 sleeve thermostat. I am now running at a driving temperature of 180-deg. and feel it may be...
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    Re: 6 Blade cooling fan for 64 BJ8, advice?

    Hi All,

    I have had my original Texas Cooler for more then 25-years and have seen it perform much better with a John Turney designed fan shroud. Although many of the more aggressive fans seem to...
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    Re: BJ8 Phase 1 left turn signal (driver side)

    Hi John,

    Great news. I would finally suggest applying Dielectric grease over the connectors. The grease is a non-conductive protective grease that easily voids via contact pressure for good...
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    Re: BJ8 Phase 1 left turn signal (driver side)

    Hi John,

    I can appreciate you situation.

    To start, I have attached a picture of the Directional Indicator circuitry I created in order to understand the operation of the Flash Relay Box and...
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    Re: BJ8 Frame Rust Options?

    Hi Pepper,

    Keep in mind that any new section will have greater strength and rigidity than the retained panels. Also consider that the original frame steel was 15-gauge and of a different...
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    Re: BJ8 Phase 1 left turn signal (driver side)

    Hi JJBank,

    Should we assume, by receiving no answers to the questions posed or feedback to the suggestions offered, that you have resolved your directional problems?

    Ray(64BJ8P1)
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    Re: BJ8 Phase 1 left turn signal (driver side)

    Hi JJBanks,

    I appreciate your frustration as the BJ8 Phase 1 directional circuitry is a combination of prior (Flasher Relay Box) technology complexity and Phase 2 Directional indicator circuitry...
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