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    Re: 1965 BJ8 Tach

    John

    I have been doing some work to reverse engineer the Smith's RVI tachometer. I have done a couple of rebuilds using new transistors, capacitors and thermistor and have achieved linear...
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    I would be a lot more nervous with a 10 amp DC voltage inverter which is actually may be a voltage doubler creating 24 volts positive to float above the 12 volts positive chassis ground. This device...
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    Wanted BJ8 Tachometers

    I am looking for non-functional Austin Healey BJ8 tachometers part #2602/00A that I can use for parts or possibly rebuild. Do you have anything in the junk box? $$

    Bill Young
    St. Johns, Florida...
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    Re: BJ8 Dipstick Broke

    Just wondering .. How did it break ?
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    Re: Fan Blade Failure

    An interesting story on fans Steve. We have a couple of club members still using those Moss fans that were recalled. We will be changing them.

    Does anybody have a picture of a fan blade...
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    Re: Fan Blade Failure

    Check this out. Best not be using one of these "old" fans


    Bill Young, BJ8, BN2, AN5
    Columnist, Healey Marque Magazine
    St. Johns Austin-Healey Club
    Jacksonville, Florida
    sjahc.com
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    Re: Turn signal nightmare !

    Here is a diagram that shows how the Bugeye wiring works in ladder logic format. You will see the design concept for the turn signals.

    Bill Young. BJ8, BN2, AN5
    St. Johns Austin Healey Club...
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    Fan Blade Failure

    I wrote an article for the Technical Service Bulletin in the Healey Marque magazine August issue on the Healey cooling system. In this article I mentioned using 6 blade fans typical of the original...
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    Re: Pourquoi viens-tu si tard ?

    Maybe 20 +/- years ago the TV series "Pointman" was filmed in the parking lot across from my office. They paid me $180.00 to use my Healey 100 in the episode. I wonder if this could be found?

    Bill...
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    Re: Steering Column Bushing

    Thanks for the help Dale. I sliced the felt in half, in the flat, with a razor as suggested .. (not easy). and was able to install, however, there is still a small amount of play. I have reviewed O...
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    Steering Column Bushing

    Healey Friends ..

    Has anybody determined an easy method for installing the Felt Steering Column Bushing in the BJ8 steering column? I have the Moss part #867-600, and it is significantly thicker...
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    Re: Turn signal dash indicator lights

    Lot's of good advise on this interesting problem. The BJ8 turn indicator lamps are wired in an unusual way, for they use the filaments of the alternate turning lamps as a grounding path to light the...
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    Re: bugeye ignition switch

    I have an old Lucas switch in my hand. It looks very much the same as your new one. Looking at your picture, the 12:00 position is marked "A" and should be the brown/blue wire. The 3:00 position is...
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    Re: Lighting Switch Question

    As I am preparing electrical diagrams in "ladder logic" format for the various Healey models for publication in the Healey Marque, I am try to be sure I don't have too many errors... For the Sprite...
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    Re: Lighting Switch Question

    This "turn indicator" lamp dimming feature must not be very effective since no one has responded yet on how it works. The design appears to dim the lamp at night when the headlights are on. I ask if...
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    Lighting Switch Question

    Reference the 3 position lighting switch on the Sprite Mk II. It looks to have a resistor connected between terminal "1" and "2" for the purpose of dimming the turn indicator lamp connected to...
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    Re: BJ8 wiring diagram in ladder logic

    Ray

    Thank you and all for the positive comments so far.

    As I was developing the drawing, I could see that it was a challenge to re-create the original without showing many of the modifications...
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    Re: BJ8 wiring diagram in ladder logic

    Send me your email and and I will send you a .pdf of the drawing.. BTW. my next drawing will be the BN2. (since I have a BN2 also. #229219) (for 51 years))

    Bill
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    BJ8 wiring diagram in ladder logic

    It has never been easy to figure out how all the electrical components actually work using the "point to point" connection diagrams we have in our manuals. As a life long controls engineer (retired),...
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    New member from Jacksonville Florida

    Hello. ... I have owned Austin Healeys for 50+ years and currently have a 100 BN2, a 3000 BJ8, and a Bugeye AN5. I am a founding member and 6 times past President of the St. Johns Austin Healey Club,...
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