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 Posted: 01-14-2008 11:43 pm
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dthewlis
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I'm looking for a replacement boot lock for a 1974 J-H.  My car (19299) came without one.  It came from Southern California where a hole into the boot didn't much matter (except for it not being locked), but it rains up here...

Delta hasn't got one at all and doubts they will find another.  Anyone on this board have an extra, or know where one might be found? 

Thanks,

Dave Thewlis (Humboldt County, California)

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 Posted: 01-15-2008 01:29 pm
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Hi Dave

             Try British Masters located in CA, 1-800-333-0461 or at bmr@4d.net. They're a tad expensive but Erik has lots of parts for all sorts of British sports cars. Or Richard Appleyard UK at 011-44-115-9325-320 or at http://www.jensen.co.uk  Don't forget to ask for a key to or you'll have a real problem! Good luck, Colin

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 Posted: 03-06-2008 12:48 am
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I managed to get a boot lock from Richard Appleyard in the U.K. http://www.jensen.co.uk/.  However it came without the "spring" - which I guessed meant a spring to return the keyhole to the upright position. 

Unfortunately it appears to mean the piece which secures the lock into position.  Not shown in the parts manual or Delta's reductions as far as I can find.  Anybody out there have the requisite piece to secure the lock?  I'd be delighted to acquire it!

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 Posted: 03-30-2008 04:41 am
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Dave,

Did you ever get this problem solved???

I may have some Boot Lock bits in my garage, and I can look if you are really stuck.

Pete Bahr.

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 Posted: 03-30-2008 01:56 pm
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Hi Pete, so far I'm stuck.  Complicated by their being no Jensen Healeys in the area - so I can't see what I am supposed to have, and the available diagrams are not informative.  So I would definitely appreciate any help very much.  What I have right now is the lock unit, with the cylinder, and the rotating nylon cam at the bottom.  (And a key.)  Thanks!

Dave

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 Posted: 03-30-2008 02:32 pm
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Dave,

Exactly what parts do you need???

Pete

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 Posted: 03-30-2008 02:49 pm
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That's my problem!  I have no way of knowing what I don't have because I can neither examine an existing J-H to see what's there or reference a diagram or picture that explains it.

When I push the lock unit that I have into the hole in the boot lid, it slides in but nothing holds it in place.  I am guessing that there is some kind of retaining spring or lock that it is supposed to slide into that secures it in place (presumably from underneath) and maybe other bits as well, but I don't know.

When I try to hold the lock in place with my fingers and turn the key, the cam rotates but doesn't seem to press against the spring-loaded latch that opens the trunk, so there may be something else missing as well, but I can't tell.

Sort of a catch-22, huh?

Last edited on 03-30-2008 02:50 pm by dthewlis

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 Posted: 03-30-2008 04:00 pm
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Dave,

Can you send me photos of what you have?

Semd to peteb01@comcast.net

Pete

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 Posted: 03-30-2008 04:16 pm
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Will do a little later today.  Thanks!

Dave

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