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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    Yahoo, new generator, new wire circuit mimics PDF and Haynes manual and all is well.The "lug" from the generator that mates with the female part on the end of the cam housing as I remembered from my...
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    will do, as objectionable as taping is,the fellow who did it, from where the wires exit the loom at that sort of loom elbpw underback SU they are taped all the way to the tack very neatly;...
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    Guess I better take a writing refresher course, much of your understanding is close but no cigar. Just got back from hardware store with bag of wire and terminals, new generator arriving tomorrow,...
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    Thanks Doug, it is a 67 Etype, series 1, right near end of series 1 production. Just switche from windows7 yo 10 and need a little more work to transfer photo from phone to email. yes I have Haynes...
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    Tach wiring problems

    So the car is returned from XKmotorsports with intermittent starter problems, with good help from Dave at British Starters I get the wiring correct and feeling smug I take it out for a run and see...
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    XKs Motorsport gearbox rebuild fiasco

    Over 30+ years I have kept a TC, Elite, Healey BJ8. 95 Caterham (self-built) in fine running order along with the subject of this post, 67 Etype Rdstr. Self-taught wrencher enabled by this forum,...
  7. Find gearbox rebuild (2nd synch shot) South. California

    The synchro in '67 Etype roadster gone, 86K miles, for years been dbl clutching down into second, upshift minor grunch, now upshift only with difficulty. Any recommendation for rebuild here in S. Ca...
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    Electrics, fuel system, under bonnet temp.

    I have been at the DIY British Car antics for over forty years. No formal training but actually enjoy the challenge of staring at the thing and with the little knowledge I have trying to figure it...
  9. Thread: Heritage Kit Help

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    Heritage Kit Help

    I have now added a very nicely done Heritage CType kit to the Etype and Healeyand was wondering if anyone out there has had experiences with this type of replicar or know of the existence of web...
  10. Tachometer reads high when engine compartment heats up

    My tach when first going reads steady and right RPM, when engine warms up, tach reads high, under dash feels ambient temp, took out of dash, set on seat and same thing, read fine until engine starts...
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    Re: Front wheel bearing - end float

    how about tighten until you feel some bind then loosen nut I think it was 1 flat.
    Jay '653000
  12. Thread: Wire Wheels

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    Re: Wire Wheels

    Original '67 Etype spokes very magnetic, Replacement '65 Healey stainless magnetic but much less so
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    Re: Transmission with Overdrive - Which Oil to Use

    Do what the manual says
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    Re: Lilly Engine up-date

    WOW I have been a rank amateur for 45 years doing this stuff, tightening '66 Alfa head nuts after gasket replacement at 32,000mi. my introduction to "oh they all do that," used hand held fish scale...
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    radiator spigot fix

    After 32 years of ownership '65 3000, '67EType and at least the last ten of trying to stop leak from radiator spigot including lapping the valve seat, and buying a new one that also leaked, a small...
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    Re: sooooooooo , how much will it go for ??

    A lot of maturity in these posts, Sir Stirling once called the Etype the dumb blond of sports cars, bought mine thirty years ago and Sir Stirling was correct, in fact, soon after purchase took to the...
  17. Re: Best Ethylene Glycol/Water Ratio to avoid overheating? Why? Informal Survey.

    Never ever ask a fluid replacement cycle question, in particular brake and coolant. They come out of the woodwork.
    Jay, '65 3000 MK III
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    Re: Another BJ8 Misfire Question

    Over the many years of forum reading, I have been impressed with number of posts of people with problems by using nonoriginal design ignition parts, distributors in particular. If the ignition...
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    Re: Lead additive

    How about STP, yuk yuk yuk, I am just amazed however at how many owner do not preheat their oil before going off on a Sunday afternoon run.
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    Re: S1 e type radio console

    around gear shift lever is smooth on my original '67
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    Starter Replacement Saga

    Some years ago I replaced Healy starter with the Japanese 1.2hp from British Starters, a true revelations as noted by other posters. Same with Super 7. So I decided to do same with '67 Eye Type 4.2...
  22. Thread: Clutch slave cyl.

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    Re: Clutch slave cyl.

    . I do know there is some question if master needs to be bench primed, for some yes, others no. but at least my slave did not need bench priming
  23. Thread: Starter

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    Re: Starter

    My two non original significant components, as opposed to nuts and bolts etc. are the spin-on oil filter converter and gear reduction starter, having saved original bits and in an hour or two can be...
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    Re: Lead additive

    Hi Larry, yes brake fluid absorbs some water but also most contain a rust inhibitor,a difference that makes no difference is no difference. a well sealed used can will only absorb water from the open...
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    Re: Lead additive

    Hmmmm, I have always been the antiadditive, such as zinc guy and always get hammered so at last I gave in and got a case of lead additive on Amazo. Drive it about 750 miles a year, 25 or so each...
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