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    Re: Oil burning at cold start

    Take one of the cheap neoprene seals that are supplied in the head gasket set to a good hydraulic supply house and ask them for the Viton equivalent. They should be either brown or a greenish colour...
  2. Thread: The Odyssey

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    Re: The Odyssey

    Ok here goes , British to US conversion all this from an ex Brit .
    Boot= Trunk
    Bonnet = Hood
    Spanner = Wrench
    Olive = compression fitting
    Pozidrive = Impossible to find on this side of the...
  3. Re: Cost to Rebuild a Healey 3000 Engine (And Recommendations About Who to Do It)

    A worn rocker shaft would result in low oil pressure as the excess oil flow would prevent the oil backing up and creating pressure .
    If your compression test and leak down tests are good and you...
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    Re: BJ8 Overdrive Issue

    Holding relay issue
  5. Re: Cost to Rebuild a Healey 3000 Engine (And Recommendations About Who to Do It)

    If I took my engine to a shop and before dismantling and examination they give me a quote and say you “may as well do everything “ then the engine would be loaded back in my truck and taken somewhere...
  6. Re: Cost to Rebuild a Healey 3000 Engine (And Recommendations About Who to Do It)

    Why ??
    If the crank and cam journals are not worn when measured or inspected for scoring then why regrind them .
    That to me is just a way to make money out of people who don’t understand the...
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    Re: Removing the Healey "Flash"?

    Where the fender secures to the sill on the bottom edge and also remove the sheet metal screws down the folded door hinge edge . This lets you pull the fender out CAREFULLY to get your arm in .
  8. Re: Cost to Rebuild a Healey 3000 Engine (And Recommendations About Who to Do It)

    I just did my Tri Carb myself .
    I had the machine shop work done by a professional shop and I supplied all the parts and did most of the rebuild myself .
    They installed the valves and springs etc...
  9. Re: Cost to Rebuild a Healey 3000 Engine (And Recommendations About Who to Do It)

    The main thing is you need to determine what parts internally need work .
    A rebuild could be as simple as new rings , deck the block n head regrind the valves and rebuild .
    Or at the other...
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    Re: Removing the Healey "Flash"?

    And if all else fails and you do shear off the studs , no problem the 3M body molding tape used carefully makes an easy job of reusing originals and only you will know they are held on with tape .
  11. Re: What is this broken part in my transmission/OD?

    Its possible ???? That when they mated the OD to the transmission it was not done carefully enough and the thrust washer was broken due to misalignment during assembly and it was just a matter if...
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    Re: Build Your Own 100S

    Exactly my point and if they are non of the above then you have more money than brains and deserve all you get for not doing your research ... Also I very much doubt that the likes of BJ or other...
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    Re: Build Your Own 100S

    I get where you guys are coming from re the clone resale , etc ,,,,,,however ........more fool them for not doing the appropriate research if they buy it thinking its the real thing . Just the same...
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    Re: Build Your Own 100S

    Easy project to finish , all the hard work is done and it would be a head turner for sure .
    Im watching for sure .
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    Re: Quarter light glass removal

    I had two interior door opener handles done for my BJ8 .
    they were original handles and the chrome was pitted etc .
    250$ CAN later they are perfect . I had a boot lid luggage rack done as well I...
  16. Re: How to install Stone Guards on driving lights?

    The headlight ones come with a kit that has some stainless steel tabs in . Remove the chrome ring (carefully) then install the stainless tabs under three screw at 2/6/10 oclock . Refit the chrome...
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    Re: 110 octane fuel

    Using higher-octane gasoline than your engine is designed to utilize is only wasting your money.

    this was the point I was getting at mainly .
    Put whatever gas you want into it , it will burn it...
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    Re: 110 octane fuel

    Quick google search
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    Re: 110 octane fuel

    Im not buying that , higher octane means higher temps the get more umph on the combustion stroke .
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    Re: 110 octane fuel

    I really see no point in putting 110octane in a Healey unless its a heavily modified race engine . All you do is increase your combustion temperature and heart stress on the exhaust valves and blow a...
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    Re: Rechrome Advice

    Its all about how the metals bond to each other .
    Nickel doesnt bond well to steel but does bond well to copper , also chrome bonds well to nickel but not to copper ,
    yes copper is expensive but...
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    Re: Rechrome Advice

    Good chrome shops have guys who can work the piece and get dents and dings almost perfect then they do the final “filling” with copper plate to get it really perfect then they do nickel and the final...
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    Re: Rechrome Advice

    If they dont do the three layers it will peel off . Three layers or your wasting your money .
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    For Sale Re: BJ8 and BT7 parts for sale

    Private email sent .
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    Re: Passing of Marty Jansen

    I think I can safely say I have one of the last few full superstructure’s that Marty built . Its for my Tri-Carb project .
    I delivered the rusted hulk to Marty and he hand delivered the new one...
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