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Miscellaneous > Car Cover (6 replies - 4278 views)

On the other end of the scale (and a plug for things made in the USA): California Car Cover makes a great custom cover ...   08-09-2011 04:33 pm

Miscellaneous > Lubrication (5 replies - 3630 views)

A mechanic friend told me recently that Red Line Synthetic CV-2 Grease is the thing these days. Will not dry out over long periods like ...   07-28-2011 12:44 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Recent messages filter (5 replies - 5714 views)

I don't think there is a way to do that. The board software is robust, but not very feature laden. ...   07-21-2011 10:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > 907 Cylinder Head (4 replies - 4405 views)

Yes, you will need to do some machine work to do a proper upgrade on a Jensen Healey head. The larger intake and exhaust valves ...   07-01-2011 08:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 23620 views)

The bleed hole may not be a big deal. It's great to put it in if that is not present when you are doing a ...   06-23-2011 06:16 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 23620 views)

Contamination in the oil relief spring (inside the auxiliary housing) can create a no-oil pressure situation. A very small piece of stray silicon sealer is ...   06-21-2011 09:27 pm

Brakes > Mushy brakes (30 replies - 20721 views)

It shouldn't leak, some people can get it to work with DOT 5 and have no problems, but putting in the fluid recommended by the ...   05-29-2011 04:28 pm

Brakes > Mushy brakes (30 replies - 20721 views)

These Lucas units have old school rubber based seals inside and are designed to use mineral based fluids. I don't recommend the use of synthetic ...   05-28-2011 03:00 pm

Brakes > Mushy brakes (30 replies - 20721 views)

Just my 2 cents and based on my specific experience- rebuilding, reboring, resleeving (in brass, stainless, it doesn't seem to matter) or or whatever else ...   05-25-2011 06:45 pm

Carburetors > AIR BOX Jensen Healey (12 replies - 8029 views)

Cold air is always optimal, but I don't think it make any difference in this case since the engine was out of the car. As ...   01-07-2011 12:36 am

Carburetors > Runnung Rich I think? (7 replies - 4850 views)

The engine should be warm, otherwise you'll most likely get inaccurate readings. If the engine is cold, you can still check for a dead cylinder, ...   01-06-2011 09:08 pm

Carburetors > AIR BOX Jensen Healey (12 replies - 8029 views)

No, I don't see Richard putting Strombergs on anything. ...   01-05-2011 11:17 pm

Carburetors > AIR BOX Jensen Healey (12 replies - 8029 views)

I saw Richard Reyman at West Coast Cylinder Heads not long ago and he had an interesting story about that goofy looking factory air box ...   01-05-2011 10:55 pm

Carburetors > Runnung Rich I think? (7 replies - 4850 views)

This problem has nothing to do with altitude. Black, wet plugs do not bode well. That indicates that fuel is not being burned in the ...   01-05-2011 10:40 pm

Body & interior stuff > Has anybody tried a 'SuedeMat' from DashMat? (12 replies - 6721 views)

This is another case of you-get-what-you-pay-for. The carpet on the dash, is well, it looks like carpet on the dash. I guess it's better than ...   12-30-2010 07:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > Understanding the oil pan (14 replies - 8036 views)

Hmm, that just reminded me, I think I remember a mechanic friend telling me you need to soak the rope seal in oil for a ...   12-09-2010 12:33 am

Engine & Transmission > Understanding the oil pan (14 replies - 8036 views)

The sump is just a little lame on the 907 and indeed, as you have noticed, the baffles will tend to hinder oil movement more ...   11-08-2010 11:35 pm

Cooling > Pulley waterpump (2 replies - 4749 views)

In my experience, Lotus is very inexact when it comes to the pulleys on their water pumps. The later Lotus pumps that have the weirdo, ...   11-02-2010 10:03 pm

Miscellaneous > Valve clatter and low oil pressure (21 replies - 13361 views)

That's typical of a worn 907 engine. High wear areas that can cause that are the inner and outer rotors in the oil pump and ...   11-02-2010 09:51 pm

Miscellaneous > 20 Years of the JHPS! (7 replies - 4895 views)

Thanks very much for the comments everyone! I've been buried in work this week and didn't notice this thread until just now. That last 20 ...   10-28-2010 04:40 pm

Carburetors > Anti Popping Carburetor Spacers - Weber DCOE (8 replies - 9328 views)

You will experience better drivability with Dellortos for a street Jensen Healey, I'd only use Webers on a track car myself. Ok, Pete, I do ...   10-13-2010 12:02 am

Miscellaneous > Side Marker light rubber (8 replies - 5660 views)

Just an FYI, K&D (interceptor.org) is selling the correct Jensen side marker assemblies with the correct taper unique to the Jensen. These are the same ...   10-12-2010 11:47 pm

Fuel Stuff > Dellorto fuel line size (1 reply - 3740 views)

5/16 inch is the correct size. The German braided is only sold in 7mm metric sizes that I know of and it doesn't really fit, ...   10-12-2010 11:27 pm

Miscellaneous > JHPS End of Summer Party, Saturday September 25 , 2010 (0 replies - 1746 views)

We need a head count for our event this Saturday, September 25, 2010- for the JHPS End of Summer Party & Glorious Parts Swap Meet ...   09-23-2010 07:20 pm

Brakes > Brake upgrade? (27 replies - 20274 views)

You'll need to fabricate some custom rigid tubes and adaptors from the caliper to the flex hose as well as some anti rattle clips to ...   09-08-2010 05:01 am

Brakes > Brake upgrade? (27 replies - 20274 views)

This caliper is a bolt on with a spacing washers and minor mods (it's the one I was selling on the club store a while ...   09-08-2010 01:02 am

Projects > JH 16327 (15 replies - 12385 views)

Did you end up with the 104/107 cams? The 104/107 combo is great under the right circumstances, but you really do need a head that ...   08-24-2010 07:45 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey on Top Gear (4 replies - 5851 views)

Brilliant, thanks Jody! ...   08-11-2010 07:50 pm

Electrical & Instruments > JH TACHOMETER VS PERTRONIX IGNITION (18 replies - 15066 views)

There was an interesting tidbit in the newsletter a while ago- The cure is simple- you need to procure (2) 400V 3A diodes and place them ...   08-11-2010 07:45 pm

Carburetors > Petronix & plug gap (3 replies - 3327 views)

Yes, that's a smart idea. The usefulness of increasing the gap will vary depending on what type of coil you are running, if using a ...   08-04-2010 05:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Vapour cannister (2 replies - 2990 views)

1970's British engineering is astonishing. I once had an old Rover that had inboard rear disc brakes (above and in front of a DeDion rear ...   07-29-2010 10:19 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Alternator overcharging (3 replies - 4473 views)

Yes, overcharging is bad, replace before it's too late. If your battery is old it can make it burst- it happened on my car years ...   07-21-2010 11:40 pm

Brakes > front rotor thickness (17 replies - 11077 views)

Too much runout will create wheel wobble and pulsing during braking- that .004 sounds pretty high. I would think below .002 would be a better ...   06-28-2010 05:34 pm

Suspension > SUSPENSION (11 replies - 7765 views)

Last I heard, the Konis are NLA. Their site lists no application for the JH, did I miss something? ...   06-25-2010 03:39 am

Suspension > SUSPENSION (11 replies - 7765 views)

Yes, the club store has the Bilstein shocks, those are rewelded and damped to the correct specs to fit the JH, Bilstein does not make ...   06-22-2010 07:04 pm

Brakes > front rotor thickness (17 replies - 11077 views)

Lash is right. The rotors are very thin to start with, it's not recommended by the manufacturer to turn them. However, like many thrifty JH ...   06-15-2010 11:27 pm

Miscellaneous > 2010 West Coast Nationals website is up! (7 replies - 5575 views)

Just a suggestion to ALL event planners. For me, as a clueless Jensen owner looking at this for the first time, it would be very, ...   06-03-2010 05:21 pm

Carburetors > AN fittings for 45 Dells (5 replies - 4059 views)

I don't recommend the braided fuel lines and AN fittings, I've seen and heard of a lot or fires and close calls on the 907 ...   06-02-2010 07:16 pm

Engine & Transmission > engine swaps (33 replies - 28314 views)

You can talk about engine transplants all you want, I can't imagine it's a big deal to most people. As this group is called the ...   05-24-2010 11:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > How to get access to tighten exhaust manifold nuts? (3 replies - 8229 views)

If installing a new header, I've found it helpful to cut off the old one with a sawsall as close as possible to the head. ...   05-13-2010 06:41 pm


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