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Body & interior stuff > BUMPER? HOOD HELP!!! (6 replies - 7131 views)

British Masters has hoods listed for $125-$425 http://www2.4dcomm.com/bmr/main/jhealey.htm I've used them in the past, they aren't always the cheapest and they tend to take awhile to ...   08-17-2005 07:35 pm

Ignition > Stalling out at high speed (5 replies - 6509 views)

Have you checked/changed the fuel filter(s)? Mitch Ware 1974 Jensen Healey JH5 #111119670 1971 Triumph TR6 #CC66950LO ...   08-06-2005 11:00 pm

Suspension > rear spring replacement (4 replies - 5368 views)

There are ( or should be) two nuts on the top end of the shock, it is reached from the exterior. There isn't a lot ...   08-05-2005 10:35 pm

Miscellaneous > It runs - 1st time in 15 years (6 replies - 5910 views)

Congratulations! Mitch Ware 1974 Jensen Healey JH5 #111119670 1971 Triumph TR6 #CC66950LO ...   08-03-2005 12:15 pm

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 13327 views)

The 2:1 ratio between the distributor and the crank is exactly your problem. For each 360^ the crank turns, the dizzy turns 180^. This means ...   08-02-2005 05:29 pm

Wheels > Wheels (57 replies - 59019 views)

I'd be interested. Mitch Ware 1974 JH-5 #111119670 1971 TR-6 #CC66950LO ...   08-02-2005 02:53 pm

Engine & Transmission > Tranny in the tunnel (13 replies - 12058 views)

I left the anti-pole vault plate in mine with the one-piece driveshaft and 5-speed. There have been no interferance issues in the 4k+ miles I've driven ...   07-25-2005 12:12 pm

Engine & Transmission > Tranny in the tunnel (13 replies - 12058 views)

I would tend to think that if your shifter is coming out of the hole in the tunnel in what appears to be correctly centered, ...   07-22-2005 06:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > Tranny in the tunnel (13 replies - 12058 views)

I don't know if the 2nd bracket did anything or not. My car didn't have a driveshaft when I bought it, and I put a ...   07-22-2005 06:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > Tranny in the tunnel (13 replies - 12058 views)

You use both of the brackets in the bottom photo. In this picture you can see the bottom one goes across the tunnel right where ...   07-22-2005 05:55 pm

Body & interior stuff > Rust Repair (5 replies - 6674 views)

I second Mark's advice. Be sure to cut away any nearby rusted metal to make sure you have good metal next to your new pieces. ...   07-21-2005 04:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine installation/removal (7 replies - 8028 views)

Did mine from the bottom too. It was a snap. http://www2.kjware.net:8079/mitch/Install%20Engine%20002.JPG and http://www2.kjware.net:8079/mitch/Install%20Engine%20005.JPG Mitch Ware 1974 JH-5 #111119670 1971 TR-6 #CC66950LO ...   07-14-2005 08:06 pm

Miscellaneous > My anniversary (5 replies - 5489 views)

Congratulations Mark on the first five years of what will hopefully be a long and happy relationship. These cars are great, but the people that it ...   07-01-2005 09:33 pm

Brakes > Shoes for Girling Brakes (7 replies - 9959 views)

Actually, the reason I asked is that a friend of mine, one of the few local LBC mechanics had a customer call him for shoes ...   07-01-2005 03:32 pm

Brakes > Shoes for Girling Brakes (7 replies - 9959 views)

Thanks Mark, As always, you are a wealth of information.   Mitch Ware 1974 JH-5 #111119670 1971 TR-6 #CC66950LO ...   07-01-2005 12:13 pm

Brakes > Shoes for Girling Brakes (7 replies - 9959 views)

Were the Girling brakes used on the JH common to any other car, and what girling part no's are the shoes? Thanks, Mitch Ware 1974 Jensen Healey JH5 ...   07-01-2005 01:31 am

Miscellaneous > Installing Delta's New Exhaust System (13 replies - 12476 views)

I've been using the delta system from the exhast gasket all the way back. It wen't on easily, it fit without any modifications, it does not ...   06-28-2005 08:25 pm

Body & interior stuff > 2005 East Meet (2 replies - 4027 views)

Ditto, wish I could have been there. Mitch Ware 1974 JH-5 #111119670 1971 TR-6 #CC66950LO ...   06-28-2005 06:21 pm

Cooling > Overheating (39 replies - 41481 views)

My car does indeed have the vacuum operated heater valve. The fuel guage seems to be working accurately, but I will keep a closer eye ...   06-28-2005 02:24 am

Cooling > Overheating (39 replies - 41481 views)

Last year #19670 ran cool even on the hottest days. Then it was put away for the winter. Before taking it out of storage, I ...   06-27-2005 02:36 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Stock radio (4 replies - 5621 views)

Did the JH ever come with a cassette stock? I've got the original radio/tape player in my car, and it is an 8-track. Mitch Ware 1974 JH-5 ...   06-14-2005 02:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > JH Race Car Coming Together (6 replies - 7380 views)

It looks fantastic Ron, but tell me how do you plan on getting the steering to go through those wrapped headers? Mitch Ware 1974 JH-5 #111119670 1971 TR-6 ...   06-13-2005 07:31 pm

Body & interior stuff > Seat Hardware (5 replies - 6023 views)

You can also try British Car Masters http://www.usedbritishcarparts.com/. They had the stainless pieces that I was missing along with a couple of other things. Their ...   06-02-2005 12:00 pm

Brakes > Brake light on after hose replacement (22 replies - 29876 views)

Unplug the wire from the top of the PDWA and see if it goes out. If so, then there was an inbalace in the lines ...   05-18-2005 01:38 pm

Miscellaneous > To restore or part out? Need suggestions. (11 replies - 9726 views)

Absolutely, Brett is right, get the floors and learn to weld. Bear in mind, the floors will not just drop right in, you will have ...   05-17-2005 11:53 am

Miscellaneous > To restore or part out? Need suggestions. (11 replies - 9726 views)

Doesn't look any worse than the car I bought. I have the luxury of a body shop at my disposal, so that made it cheaper ...   05-14-2005 04:16 pm

Miscellaneous > Leaking gas tank HELP! (5 replies - 6888 views)

Drain plug is on the driver side. You have to get it from under the car. If you see where the threaded rod the raises ...   05-08-2005 12:10 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering wheel cowl replacement (1 reply - 3992 views)

Loosen the screw that clamps the stalk assembly onto the steering column. remove the whole assembly, then turn it sideways to pull the cowl off ...   05-03-2005 09:21 pm

Suspension > Shocks - a Tale of Woe and Sorrow (9 replies - 9101 views)

The parts manager for the local Saab dealership near here races a Jensen Healey in one of the production classes. His name is Fernando Gra ...   05-03-2005 12:21 pm

Suspension > Ball joint nuts - how to get them on? (3 replies - 5659 views)

Once you get the nut on the bottom of the ball joint and it starts spinning, put a pry bar or long screw driver between ...   04-25-2005 12:12 pm

Engine & Transmission > differential/axle correctly positioned? (4 replies - 5702 views)

Since that is the way that mine looked both before and after my rebuild, and over 3000 miles later is working perfectly, I'd say that ...   04-25-2005 12:06 pm

Miscellaneous > Insurance Documentation... Help Please. (15 replies - 10703 views)

Nationwide simply that there were certain cars they would not insure. The Jensen Healey was one of them.   Mitch Ware 1974 JH-5 #111119670 1971 TR-6 #CC66950LO ...   04-21-2005 02:52 pm

Miscellaneous > Insurance Documentation... Help Please. (15 replies - 10703 views)

I have my house and cars through Nationwide. They refused to add the Jensen Healey to my policy.   Mitch Ware 1974 JH-5 #111119670 1971 TR-6 #CC66950LO ...   04-20-2005 09:00 pm

Wheels > First Design JH Wheels (9 replies - 14025 views)

There was a seafoam green car for sale in Seattle last year IIRC. I believe it was stated to be the original color.   Mitch Ware 1974 Jensen ...   04-17-2005 01:40 am

Ignition > Starter motor turns engine for 5sec then disengages from engine but still spins (3 replies - 18599 views)

I love Mark's idea of fun! But then, that kind of fun is one of the reasons we love these cars.   Mitch 1974 JH-5 #111119670 1971 TR-6 #CC66950LO ...   04-14-2005 02:02 pm

Body & interior stuff > 1st time carpet install: DMS kit vs.$8 sq. yard marine carpet (7 replies - 10939 views)

I did the Dynamat eXtreme thing in my car and am very happy with the way it turned out. It is an adhesive back so ...   04-12-2005 04:01 pm

Suspension > Steering shaft (6 replies - 6826 views)

If I remember correctly, the upper steering u-joint is NLA. I replaced the lower one with one from Delta, and if I recall when I ...   04-11-2005 03:47 pm

Body & interior stuff > Gas Struts For Your Bonnet (Hood) (7 replies - 8693 views)

At the 2004 Jensen Nationals in Nashville Frank Schwartz shared the information for replacing the stock hood prop rod with gas struts. I followed Franks' ...   03-24-2005 12:43 pm

Accessories > Stereo Upgrade (2 replies - 8376 views)

I wanted to keep my stock Jensen Healey 8-track unit, but wanted to hear music while I drove, so this was my solution: Stereo Upgrade for ...   03-24-2005 12:35 pm

Body & interior stuff > Bodywork and Paint question (4 replies - 5214 views)

I agree, $4500.00 for everything you described sounds like a fair price. When I quote paint jobs I begin in the $3000.00 range and go ...   03-21-2005 12:04 pm


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