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    Re: 1963 Sebring Big Healey 57 FAC

    I like the idea of painting the inside of the hardtop , something to consider for my 62 rally recreation project .
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    Re: Steering Idler Noise

    So replace the bushings in it , put a grease NIPPLE on it , grease it and say goodbye to it ever having issues again .
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    Re: Grease type for zerk fittings

    Our cars are British and have NIPPLES !!!!!!!!!! ........there I said it .
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    Re: BJ8 Adjusting valve clearance

    If you want to be super precise (some call it a$@l ) :wink-new: Set up a dial indicator on the opening valve , top of the spring collar will do , so you can find the exact full open point of that...
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    Re: BJ8 Adjusting valve clearance

    The valve sequence is listed in the Healey Haynes manual .
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    Re: 1962 center shift gearbox cover

    Cut an oversized piece of fabric .
    Cut a 2” hole in it (centred ) and glue it to the flat top portion . Now cut slits in it 3/4” apart around the circumference and fold/wrap them into the hole to...
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    Re: 1962 center shift gearbox cover

    Fairly easy to do as 90% of the vinyl isnt even seen once the tunnel is in place with shift grommet and console in place .
    Cut a small hole maybe two inch dimeter in a piece of vinyl then lots of...
  8. Re: Filling Steering Gearbox with Castrol Hypoy Process

    Ray your way way way overthinking this .
    Crack the lower two bolts on the steering box and let it drain over a few days .
    Put the tube of corn head grease in the gun , remove the grease nipple...
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    Re: Front shocks

    As the saying goes “pay me now or pay me later”
    Do yourself a favour bite the bullet send them to apple hydraulics and get them done right ....the first time .
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    Re: Rear ended pumpkin color

    Suggestions :highly_amused::glee::encouragement::cool:
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    Re: Overdrive dummy mainshaft

    You dont need the dummy shaft , with the gearbox upended onto a stable flat surface so the mainshaft pointed down .
    Take the assembled overdrive unit and using a long pointed screwdriver feel with...
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    Look mum it fits

    Test fit of 62 Tricarb engine to mark drill tap rear gearbox mounts as its a Jule superstructure.
    Time to pull it out and further investigate my strange loose ball bearings issue in the gearbox . ...
  13. Re: WTB +.040 piston with con rod for 2639cc Longbridge 100-6

    Pm sent
  14. Re: WTB +.040 piston with con rod for 2639cc Longbridge 100-6

    I have a full set of con rods out of a scrap tricarb engine . The rods are fine and I have two sets original standard pistons as well if you decide to sleeve the bores and go back to original size .
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    Re: BJ8 Dipstick Broke

    Ya could have dropped the sump retrieved the piece welded it back on and had her all back and running by now with all these posts . Dropping the sump etc is a couple of hours work tops .
    Just get...
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    Re: Spark plug wires

    Im with Bob here , wire is wire is wire the only difference is the insulation and if you have a basic point/condenser system then so called “high performance “ wires dont do nothing IMHO.
    The better...
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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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
  21. 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...
  22. 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 .
  24. 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...
  25. 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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