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Miscellaneous > Intro: handed down and would like to get it running again. (14 replies - 8327 views)

On the subject of engine swaps:  It seems to me that the JH is the only LBC out there that can end up worth less ...   01-02-2008 04:37 pm

Miscellaneous > Intro: handed down and would like to get it running again. (14 replies - 8327 views)

This car looks like it has lots of potential, but I would be loath to put a price on her without seeing under the carpet ...   01-01-2008 02:55 pm

Miscellaneous > parting out old vehicles (2 replies - 2876 views)

I am personally against the idea of acquiring a JH only for the purpose of parting it out, since there are so few of these ...   10-21-2007 03:54 pm

Engine & Transmission > Interesting JH Engine Alternative (5 replies - 6889 views)

It seems like going to 300 hp with the 9XX engine should be possible through supercharging or turbocharging.  Since the hp is proportional to the ...   10-10-2007 02:20 pm

Suspension > Rear wheel bearings (7 replies - 6518 views)

I did this last year, and all you need is a sllide hammer that you can attach to the lugnuts.  One or two gentle taps, ...   09-09-2007 05:04 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen East (4 replies - 4012 views)

I've gone ahead and made a gallery for the Jensen East '07 meet on JHPPG.  Right now, it's just my pictures, but I encourage everyone ...   07-12-2007 04:43 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East (4 replies - 4012 views)

We should set up a spot in the JHPPG to post some of our pictures.  I, too, had a terriffic time and really enjoyed meeting ...   07-04-2007 01:14 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25418 views)

Sounds familiar, Joel.  I've had to do the same thing, but without as dramatic replacement: all new rubber lines/seals, and new rear shoes.  Sometimes you ...   06-21-2007 02:50 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25418 views)

Joel, I'm sure you've checked it already, but you might want to make sure that the PDWA is working properly, or is properly taken out of ...   06-20-2007 04:19 pm

Carburetors > Fuel Pump Blues (6 replies - 5927 views)

Mdutch: I've had pretty good luck with the facet-style pumps (If you call two new pumps in two years good....).  They work great until they break ...   06-20-2007 12:10 am

Body & interior stuff > Door interiors (4 replies - 3891 views)

I had good luck with the Delta Motorsports door boards, too.  If you're going to make your own from scratch, though, I would suggest using ...   06-11-2007 03:37 pm

Carburetors > How to get WOT from Strombergs? (1 reply - 3180 views)

After rebuilding and retuning my Strombergs, I find I have a lot more power (I can easily spin the tires now).  While checking everything out, ...   05-19-2007 09:30 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fuses (4 replies - 6381 views)

I got some pictures of my fuseboxes and posted them on the JHPPG: http://jhppg.com/gallery/1974-No-18713/DCP_0407 and http://jhppg.com/gallery/1974-No-18713/DCP_0410 I also have a breakdown of the fused circuits and fuse amperages: Battery powered ...   04-29-2007 10:30 pm

Ignition > Pertronix Distributor Help!!! (47 replies - 32570 views)

Paul, I did the exact same thing when I put my dizzy back in after installing new points.  "Crank, crank ... pfft pfft"  Hmm, why's it ...   04-26-2007 09:18 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fuses (4 replies - 6381 views)

My JH came with the original fusebox bypassed and replaced with a junkyard unit from a modern car.  Of course, the connections that PO had ...   04-25-2007 08:11 pm

Ignition > Pertronix Distributor Help!!! (47 replies - 32570 views)

Paul, If your float valves are working properly and you're only getting the 2-3psi at the carbs, you shouldn't have a weeping/flooding problem.  I had a ...   04-25-2007 07:58 pm

Miscellaneous > On the 7th Day....We Race! (15 replies - 9331 views)

The stock brake setup doesn't have any sort of proportioning valve.  The  Pressure Differential Warning Actuator (PDWA) in the engine compartment is only an electrical ...   03-28-2007 02:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Temp (2 replies - 3273 views)

If the heater valve breaks, it's most likely to break in the 'open' position.  It's operated by engine vacuum, and when there's no vacuum, its ...   02-27-2007 12:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield Top Trim (14 replies - 11398 views)

I'm no expert in upholstery, but it seems like a dedicated worker could take off the old piece, fill in the broken parts with suitable ...   02-24-2007 05:37 am

Brakes > Trouble bleeding brakes (3 replies - 5685 views)

Just a guess here, but have you replaced the soft lines as well?  I understand that somemtimes the old ones get flaps of cast off ...   02-23-2007 12:40 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Car Update Feb 2007 (33 replies - 22188 views)

So I suppose that with the windscreen raked back, you can't fit a hardtop to clean up the aero profile of the car?  I know ...   02-22-2007 12:26 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Car Update Feb 2007 (33 replies - 22188 views)

Yowza!  I'm glad you're OK, too!  Fixing the car is part of the fun, after all, but fixing yourself really shouldn't have to be part ...   02-19-2007 08:54 pm

Miscellaneous > Triangle British Classic Car Show (3 replies - 3861 views)

I think it would be cool to have all of those race cars at the show; then people can see that LBC's can go fast ...   01-31-2007 09:34 pm

Body & interior stuff > Bulkhead Interior Vent Control Set-up? (8 replies - 7448 views)

I didn't articulate myself very clearly, did I?  Oops!  What I meant was the metal control rods that operate the bulkhead vents, not the sliding ...   01-31-2007 03:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Triangle British Classic Car Show (3 replies - 3861 views)

I wanted to let everyone know that the North Carolina MG Car Club is putting on its annual LBC show in May this year.  It ...   01-31-2007 02:53 pm

Body & interior stuff > Bulkhead Interior Vent Control Set-up? (8 replies - 7448 views)

I'd like to know what the bulkhead vents are for.  Are they to provide ventilation since the 'vent' windows on a JH don't open?  It ...   01-31-2007 02:37 pm

Brakes > Brake light on after hose replacement (22 replies - 30224 views)

Has anyone ever done a story for the club journal about refurbishing the PDWA?  Mine is on the fritz, and having it disconnected hung me ...   12-20-2006 02:31 pm

Brakes > Soft Brake Pedel (9 replies - 12528 views)

I see now that Mark has already answered my question in a previous posting on this thread: http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=20&forum_id=6&page=1 Thanks, folks! Edward ...   12-10-2006 11:36 am

Brakes > Brake Booster (11 replies - 16291 views)

This whole thread started because Partco is no longer in business.  I found a reference to this same problem on a TR6 bb, with a ...   12-10-2006 11:22 am

Brakes > Soft Brake Pedel (9 replies - 12528 views)

Out of curiosity, is the TR6 servo unit a drop-in replacement as well?  My JH has a TR6 M/C already, but I've discovered it's leaking ...   12-09-2006 06:57 pm

Miscellaneous > project car? (9 replies - 7252 views)

Johnny, The Jensens are the closest thing you can get to a muscle car from the British.  The power to weight ratio of the JH is ...   11-21-2006 01:39 pm

Wheels > Wheel lug replacement (2 replies - 6615 views)

I seem to have a stripped wheel lug on one of my rear wheels.  The shop manual seems to indicate that replacing these is easy, ...   11-08-2006 01:32 pm

Suspension > REAR WHEEL BEARINGS - Questions??? (17 replies - 12942 views)

I've replaced the bearing on my leaking driver's side.  The pictures are posted here: http://jhppg.com/gallery/album139 After taking everything apart and putting it back together, I have a ...   11-07-2006 03:00 pm

Suspension > REAR WHEEL BEARINGS - Questions??? (17 replies - 12942 views)

Jeff, I would like to see photos of your bearings, so I can be sure what to look for on mine. Thanks, Edward ...   10-30-2006 12:44 pm

Body & interior stuff > Stowing Convertible top (13 replies - 10980 views)

I've finally gotten the pictures.  They're here on the JHPPG: http://jhppg.com/gallery/album138 I still have my album in the CA listing, even though I'm in NC now.  I ...   10-23-2006 02:57 pm

Suspension > REAR WHEEL BEARINGS - Questions??? (17 replies - 12942 views)

I've got a new bearing from Delta, with no o-ring groove, and I'm trying to figure out what you mean by "bedded in silastic."  I ...   10-23-2006 02:43 pm

Body & interior stuff > Stowing Convertible top (13 replies - 10980 views)

I was going to post the pictures at JHPPG.com, but it seems to be down.  I'll try again tomorrow.  If I can't get it done ...   10-16-2006 01:17 am

Body & interior stuff > AA Best Convertible top (13 replies - 11600 views)

The PO replaced all of the velcro down the sides of the windows in my JH with snaps.  Apparently, the velcro won't hold it on ...   10-16-2006 01:15 am

Body & interior stuff > Stowing Convertible top (13 replies - 10980 views)

I still haven't gotten a chance to do it.  Since Tennessee has the weekend off from football, maybe I'll do it this Saturday.  I've even ...   10-11-2006 01:25 am

Body & interior stuff > Trunk lining plans/ dimensions (2 replies - 3722 views)

Hello, Does anyone have a plan for how to make a hard trunk bulkhead to go aft of the fuel tank?  My trunk has the rustic ...   10-07-2006 11:32 pm


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