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

    Pm sent
  6. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  13. 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...
  14. 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 .
  16. 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...
  17. 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 .
  19. 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...
  24. 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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