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    Re: AH EFI build... again

    I think my Jag XJS V12 had some sort of AC cooling unit on top of the engine to cool the fuel.
  2. Re: BJ8 Leather interior - what pieces were leather/vinyl

    I did notify them about 7 years ago. Also, the dash cover wasn’t black like it was supposed to be nor the door arm rests, but we, wife and I, liked the difference.
  3. Re: BJ8 Leather interior - what pieces were leather/vinyl

    [QUOTE=AUSMHLY;1126168]Are you sure with the leather interior, the side panels have embossing? Can you please direct me to a link or something that clarifies that.

    My leather interior is from...
  4. Re: BJ8 Leather interior - what pieces were leather/vinyl

    The rear side panels did have the large embossing. The seat backrest was pleated. The piping was matched to the seat covers color.
  5. Re: I canít remove Wire wheels from new hubs - help

    Good wives are hard to come by! When I restored my BJ8 Healey she picked out the interior and insisted on leather. I was going to go with painted wheels and she insisted on chrome.
  6. Re: I canít remove Wire wheels from new hubs - help

    I’ve had good luck with “dry ice” removing frozen bolts, etc.

    I also had a rear wheel hub that was too tight and I couldn’t remove the wheel and my wife suggested regular ice and I put that in...
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    Re: Exhaust Manifold Flange Stud

    When I overhauled my engine I had a few studs break off and I took them to a shop and with all their knowledge and equipment they really had to work the broken studs to get them out.

    i then took...
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    Re: Cigar Lighter

    The only BJ8 lighters I’ve seen were installed below the washer push button on a bracket. I have an original(best to my knowledge).
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    Re: Safety-wiring knock-offs

    I safety wired probably a few thousand switches, plugs, etc in my 10 years as a Navy Aviation Electrician and safety wire is never loose. We used safety wire players in most cases but I understand...
  10. Re: BJ8 Ignition Switch - Lucas Part Number?

    The switches had a key number on their face and this number is on the Heritage certificate.
  11. Re: Loose Metal Knocking/Banging Sound during Rough Idle

    Have you checked the water pump shaft for looseness? Fanblade? Harmonic balancer for worn out woodruff key? Loose exhaust mounts? The drain tubes from the Intake manifolds can make a rattling sound...
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    Re: Boot Liner - BJ8

    I’ve never seen a carpeted boot except when done by a owner as a substitute to the original material or going for a custom look.
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    Re: BJ8 Adjusting valve clearance

    Try this, EOIC method.
    https://www.onallcylinders.com/2012/02/28/lashing-out-how-to-adjust-valve-lash/
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    Re: Grease type for zerk fittings

    BCS recommended Red Line, they sell it, for the grease zerks and bearings. I use it.
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    Re: Randy Forbes

    Does a ďvalve jobĒ qualify as a ďrolling restorationĒ? Asking for a friend.
  16. Re: How would a new-chassis car be registered?

    Do you have any identifiable vin numbers on your car that you can prove the car is what it is? Heritage Certificate with a Letter from the Registar of that can back it up?
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    Re: Tune Up Trouble

    Have you tried to do a static timing yet?
  18. Re: BJ-8 SU Fuel Pump Clicks Much Faster Than Before

    I had a problem with the fuel pump rapidly clicking when I was driving my car. It also clicked a lot when I switched on the pump to start the car. The problem ended up being a defective connection on...
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    Re: Non-Healey Cruising Rear Possible?

    I have a Toyota 5-speed with a 28% 5th gear ratio and a 3:54 rear end ratio. I specified the 28% 5th gear when I purchased the trans.
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    Re: In line fuses

    He also includes a wiring diagram with what size fuse goes with what circuit.
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    Re: In line fuses

    I purchased one of his fuse blocks for my BJ8. It has six fuses. The difference between early and late big Healeys is the green wires are on the opposite side.
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    Re: Fuel tank straps

    I seem to recall that the material was about 1/16” thick and it reminded me of a gasket type of material.
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    Re: Chrome or painted wheels

    “ghome” wheels is a new one for me!
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    Re: Chrome or painted wheels

    My splined hubs were about 45 years old when I purchased my 60 spoke chrome wire wheels so I also put on new splined hubs at the same time. Check your splines carefully because putting new wheels on...
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    Re: HD8 Carburetor rebuild help

    Did you get your contact information for Chris Kellner? He did my HD8 carbs.
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