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    Re: AH EFI build... again

    I've got that book - won't claim I understand all or even some of it! Simple Digital Systems started out years ago with a retro-fit automotive EFI system, but have pretty much switched over to the...
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    Re: AH EFI build... again

    Steve – the Webers are 40DCOE bodies sans venturis; the 40s were pretty standard as dual carbs for these engines, back in the day, so I’ve got my fingers crossed regards the air flow concerns you...
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    Re: AH EFI build... again

    We're converting a 1972 BMW 2002 (hopefully) to EFI using gutted Weber DCOEs as throttle bodies with injector bungs from Simple Digital Systems welded onto the underside, upstream of the butterfly. ...
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    Re: LBCs, whatcha gonna do?

    I'm finding it a wee bit (well, a lot more) of a struggle to get out of our Bugeye or 3000, the problem primarily being it's a long way back up to a vertical position. And really durn difficult with...
  5. Re: Trying to find an accurate tyre pressure gauge

    Bill - had a look at your jbtools web-site michelin gauge, and it's the same one that I'd found earlier in this process: "Gauge accuracy is +/- 1% plus 0.5 PSI"
    I'm not too hung-up on our LBCs as...
  6. Re: Trying to find an accurate tyre pressure gauge

    Just an update regards my note to Milton: never did hear back as to which (if any) are manufactured offshore or USA; never heard back as to their accuracy. Doug
  7. Which Lucas dynamo does a BJ7 have? A C45??

    We've got our car tucked away for the winter, complete with a noisy dynamo. It's not at all accessible for the next few months and I wasn't smart enough to check which model Lucas dynamo I've got. ...
  8. magnets and gas tanks, and other applications

    The discussion under 'gas cap parts in fuel tank' got me wondering if it would be worthwhile putting a decent sized rare earth magnet on the underside of a fuel tank, below the fuel sender location. ...
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    Coroplast Signs under Wheels

    Canada just had a federal election, and there are several zillion signs made out of corrugated plastic being shipped off to be recycled.
    I wasn't smart enough to think of this in time, but those...
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    Re: Alternator help - please.

    The genertor on our BJ7 appears to be very unhappy, particularly when first starting it up. Diagnosis was the traditional approach of holding a long screw driver to my ear, and then putting the...
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    Re: Gas cap parts now in tank

    For fun (?), try estimating what area that you'd be able to see or sweep when accessing the tank through the sender hole, and then stick a couple of rare earth magnets on the underside of the tank,...
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    Re: Rear Lever shock, add oil?

    Have a look at the AH Spares site: when you check for shock absorber oil, one of the products is Castrol, and the photo shows Castrol Automatic Transmission Fluid TQ-F 1747 1 Litre. Doug
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    Re: 3.5 ring and pinion

    I purchased one of the last of the Lempert sets a few years back but somewhere along the line, there was a set up issue and it whines. We had it temporarily installed about two years ago and it...
  14. Thread: Smitty

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    Re: Smitty

    See an obituary at https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/venturacountystar/obituary.aspx?n=smith-brody&pid=193985818
    Doug
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    Re: Seat Foams and recommended interiors?

    My complete mental error. We have a bugeye being brought to life, and that's the vehicle that we installed the wooden 'wedges' under the seat rails to tilt the seat back rearwards and raise the...
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    Re: Randy Forbes

    My apologies for doing a bit of an unintentional hijack of the thread and having mis-phrased myself: I've made 626 donations of whole blood, plasma, and platelets (including two white cell...
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    Re: Seat Foams and recommended interiors?

    Our BJ7 has spent pretty much all of its life (since the early 70s) apart, in storage. The seats look okay, although a bit squashed down (only a bit!).
    However, I've got a 3 inch thick chunk of...
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    Re: Randy Forbes

    https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/the-force-is-with-him-alberta-boy-gets-star-wars-model-of-his-heart-1.4588972
    I graduated from the University of Alberta in Engineering fifty years ago, and our class...
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    Re: Scuttle shake.

    Have a look at a thread entitled 'tasteful upgrades' if you're going the full body off route as there may be some ideas there to consider incorporating in your rebuild.
    Regards underwater: I can't...
  20. Re: Why Would Anyone Butcher a Healey with a V8?

    My perception is that it made sense to pop V8s into crapped out Healeys in the 50s/60s/70s; not so much since then.
    Fun watching the video, and seeing those (relatively) skinny tyres drifting out...
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    Re: Bugeye on a Stick

    Hopefully!
    No point in putting a salvageable vehicle up to scare the crows away.
    Doug
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    Re: Fat Feet hitting too many pedals

    I picked up some 'lovely' orange/pink coloured athletic shoes some time ago for driving (and cycling) with: narrow sole; lots of mesh for cooling; stiff area under the forefoot for spreading the...
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    Re: Randy Forbes

    and for goodness sakes: don't get constipated! Doug
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    Re: Front shocks

    Worldwide did some shocks for our Bugeye. Complete satisfaction. Doug
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    Re: Front shocks

    Depending on your interests (keep it completely original, or 'tasteful' upgrades) and budget, consider Putzke's 'Fahrspass' Bilstein shock conversion. We have them on our BJ7 and - according to the...
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