Posts Tagged ‘Propshaft’

MK2 Cruise Control

Rostra Cruise Control  Components I installed an Audiovox CCS-100 Cruise Control system on my Healey and found it to be a useful modification. I am over six feet tall and the seating position in British cars can be uncomfortable on long drives. The cruise control makes those trips a bit more relaxing and enjoyable.  Rostra […]


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 […]


Clutch/Gearbox

Toyota W57 5 Speed Gearbox

The Original Driveline System The system consists of the clutch, gearbox, overdrive, and propshaft. The original driveline system included the following: Clutch: 10” Borg and Beck hydraulic Gearbox: “side-shift” 4 speed Overdrive: Laycock de Normanville electric Propshaft: Hardy Spicer universal joints Flywheel: 28 lb. Driveline Modifications Toyota 5 Speed Conversion Although I always enjoyed the […]


Entry 19 – Exhaust, Propshaft, Oil Filter

Exhaust System Schematic

Exhaust System I took a few days off from work to attend “Encounter,” the annual meeting of the Austin Healey Sports and Touring Club, but decided at the last minute to devote the time to the continued dismantling of “Stinky” instead. My immediate objective is to get to the point of pulling the engine. My […]