Posts Tagged ‘Ground Strap’

Engine Post-Installation Check List

Having just installed my engine and gearbox into the car chassis, I thought it might be useful to keep track of the various related installations and connections that need to be made before one turns the ignition key and hits the starter button to fire-up the refreshed engine. I will try to journal this check […]


Gearbox, Clutch and Propshaft

Clutch and Gearbox Clutch Master Cylinder I will replace the master and reservoir seen here with a new unit. Since the clutch master and the brake master share the same housing and pedal box, information about those components is addressed under the brake servo and hydraulics post at this link: http://valvechatter.us/?cat=615 Bracket for Flexible Clutch Hose […]


New Wiring Harness Circuits

Power Inputs to the Classic Technologies’ Relay/Fuse Panel The Classic Technologies Panel has four primary connections. A – 12V power input from the small fuse box (battery B+) to power the accessories circuits. A brown 12 AWG wire is used to the Yellow screw terminal spade lug connection. B – 12V power input from the […]


Entry 52 – Engine, Gearbox, Starter, Clutch, Clutch Slave Cylinder, Ground Strap, Clutch Drive Plate, Flywheel, Clutch Cover Plate

Jaguar MKII Bell Housing to Block Bolt Pattern

Engine and Gearbox The engine and gearbox (long removed from the car) were still bolted together and taking up quite a bit of space in the garage. I decided to go ahead and remove the gearbox and bell housing from the motor, so that I could then stand the gearbox on end and put the […]


Pulling the Engine for Minor Repairs

July 2006 Bugeye

It is time to fix some of the problems we have lived with for a while and to make a few improvements. The oil leak we caused when we failed to seal the oil sump properly, the gear grinding in 2nd and 3rdin the gearbox, jet coating the headers among other things will improve the […]