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Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (6 replies - 148 views)

redracer wrote: Disco: have done many of these bearing replacements. Use a small cut-off wheel(think DREMEL) and cut the retainer at angles until nearly through. A ...   11-30-2021 10:00 pm

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (6 replies - 148 views)

Tom Bradley wrote: Not sure if this helps, but many years ago I found some replacement aftermarket wheel bolts that worked. (See comparison pic). ...   11-29-2021 06:22 am

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (6 replies - 148 views)

Thanks to Bruce for getting some great measurements on the "knurl". Looks like these are around .520" (or 31.1mm). As usual, when I try to ...   11-28-2021 02:49 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Mk1 S/N 11214 Now on JHPS (4 replies - 103 views)

Very nice catch, the GT lip spoiler is a nice touch and rare. I just spent a bit of time doing a rust prevention ...   11-25-2021 02:03 am

Engine & Transmission > Leak down and compression testing (2 replies - 77 views)

There are extensions available that allow the hex head to be turned higher up. Don't know what the thread is specifically but I think ...   11-22-2021 08:52 pm

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (6 replies - 148 views)

Recently doing some wheel work again on the JH. About a year ago I replaced the front wheel studs with some original factory studs ...   11-22-2021 08:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Piston compression cold (8 replies - 406 views)

The good thing is that everything is fairly even, so given the circumstances those numbers seem ok to start with. Is the cam timing all lined ...   10-27-2021 08:58 am

Engine & Transmission > Piston compression cold (8 replies - 406 views)

Did you make sure to fully open the throttle and hold it open during the compression test? If the throttle is closed it will ...   10-25-2021 11:24 pm

Miscellaneous > New JHPS Member - Southern New Jersey (18 replies - 979 views)

Height isn't the biggest factor since height can come from longer legs or a longer upper torso, etc. I am 6ft 1 and 275lbs ...   10-16-2021 01:03 am

Engine & Transmission > T-Belt Eccentric Tensioner - Hex Size on Hub Drive. (7 replies - 631 views)

Garry Kemp's kit, full bolt on for 907, 910, 912. I spin to 8500 rpm on this all the time, it works. Apparently ...   10-01-2021 07:30 am

Engine & Transmission > T-Belt Eccentric Tensioner - Hex Size on Hub Drive. (7 replies - 631 views)

I had the one with the dual bearings (which was the early kind?) for years and it is 19mm (for a 19mm wrench). The ...   09-28-2021 06:45 am

Engine & Transmission > valve cover sealing. (10 replies - 5451 views)

Just my 2 cents: I have found that even after cleaning everything and using the newer high quality rubber gaskets that things leak when ...   09-26-2021 10:31 am

Miscellaneous > UBSCC All British Motoring Show 2021 (Dixon CA) Jensen Healeys (2 replies - 320 views)

redracer wrote: Having seen your car in other earlier pictures, you probably would have won without the top. btw, do you know who owns the other 3 ...   09-22-2021 03:10 am

Miscellaneous > UBSCC All British Motoring Show 2021 (Dixon CA) Jensen Healeys (2 replies - 320 views)

After a hiatus of 2 years (last year covid cancelled and the year before rained out), the UBSCC show was held yesterday and it was ...   09-20-2021 11:26 pm

Ignition > Cam timing (12 replies - 1280 views)

It's an art working with the all the marks, lining everything up, then tensioning it correctly and then checking to see if any slack might ...   07-31-2021 11:13 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (34 replies - 5664 views)

Pretty expensive but very original 31k original mile example. https://www.ebay.com/itm/174843883601?hash=item28b581f051:g:G-gAAOSwdDVg8gFm ...   07-25-2021 10:57 am

Electrical & Instruments > Handbrake Wiring (4 replies - 666 views)

This is off of Kimbrough's custom diagrams, hopefully this helps a bit: https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/924/E4ec2L.jpg ...   07-08-2021 07:52 am

Electrical & Instruments > Handbrake Wiring (4 replies - 666 views)

Let me pull out the diagram and see if I can figure out the colors, but basically you got two wires to the tranny (I ...   07-08-2021 07:46 am

Accessories > Speaker Locations? (3 replies - 777 views)

Yeah these bodies are weak enough without the holes. Strange place to put speakers though, I have seen so many mounted to the inner ...   06-03-2021 07:28 am

Accessories > Speaker Locations? (3 replies - 777 views)

5" circular holes behind seats? Where do you see these, on the wheel arches? ...   06-01-2021 06:55 am

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (34 replies - 5664 views)

Not a bad car but it was one that needed both nothing and yet needed everything, so to speak. A driver for sure. ...   05-23-2021 06:05 am

Engine & Transmission > Strange Misfire (10 replies - 1498 views)

What carbs do you have and what's the engine like (stock, modified, condition, ignition setup, etc)? How long was it sitting? ...   05-09-2021 08:36 am

Wheels > 205/60-13 Tires (36 replies - 62629 views)

I like the old school radial T/A's. A hard tire but they look cool and they last forever. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/923/6xBcTj.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/923/6zVyJd.jpg ...   04-28-2021 08:54 am

Ignition > Engine not turning over (5 replies - 1159 views)

Pound the starter with a mallet a few times. ...   04-26-2021 05:27 am

Carburetors > Carburetor (6 replies - 1511 views)

Is cylinder 4 firing ok? ...   04-26-2021 05:25 am

Miscellaneous > steering wheel (2 replies - 718 views)

Le Carra seems to still be around and there is always new old stock available from Moto Lita in Britain, you might also check out ...   04-12-2021 08:49 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (34 replies - 5664 views)

My 73 is on the passenger side engine bay rail, stamped on a welded plate. It's only a 5 digit number, which makes the ...   04-12-2021 08:37 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (34 replies - 5664 views)

Looked like a nice car, I thought it's body was a little better than the previous car that went for 15. I think the ...   04-02-2021 08:45 am

Miscellaneous > Nice Jensen-Healey for sale on Bring a Trailer (7 replies - 1641 views)

Wow, $15,250. A nice original example with tons of work done by Dave Bean. ...   03-13-2021 01:40 am

Ignition > UK 907 Distributor without vacuum advance (9 replies - 1968 views)

Distributorguy wrote: Sorry this is a load of crap. No one has ever said that Tim Engel was full of crap. It just hasn't ...   03-12-2021 07:59 am

Cooling > Is a radiator fan shroud needed? (9 replies - 2275 views)

Got to say where I live in San Francisco, CA, this thing runs so cold blooded already.... Had to run a thermostat on the oil cooler. I ...   03-08-2021 04:58 am

Engine & Transmission > TIMING BELT UPDATE (3 replies - 1153 views)

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/922/99pzkv.jpg ...   02-25-2021 10:28 am

Wheels > Lug Nut Special Socket (4 replies - 1212 views)

Careful on the torque going back on. It lists at around 50ftlbs I think but these fine thread lug bolts and the aluminum standard ...   02-14-2021 03:54 am

Miscellaneous > AutoBlog Article on a Jensen Healey (3 replies - 979 views)

Haven't seen an article on the JH in years, enjoy: https://www.autoblog.com/2021/01/31/junkyard-gem-1974-jensen-healey/ ...   02-01-2021 05:14 am

Ignition > REBUILDING DISTRIBUTORS (2 replies - 909 views)

Yes, I have noticed the same thing building my franken-distributors. The shaft and weights and drive dog need to stay together. The housings ...   01-23-2021 02:59 am

Ignition > UK 907 Distributor without vacuum advance (9 replies - 1968 views)

If you are not mechanically inclined or know the inside of a distributor the best way to go about this is to buy a used ...   01-13-2021 03:44 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine removal (6 replies - 1651 views)

I've always just removed the engine and tranny combo, it's easy enough. ...   12-04-2020 03:43 am

Engine & Transmission > Getrag 5 speed sometimes grinds when shifting into first at full stop (1 reply - 789 views)

I have some grinding once and awhile if I don't get the shift right, meaning there is excessive pressure or misalignment of the shifter relative ...   12-04-2020 03:42 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine removal (6 replies - 1651 views)

Luckily the engine isn't very heavy, with the transmission it's about 320 lbs and without it's about 275. I always remove the carbs, the ...   12-03-2020 02:33 am

Carburetors > Air box hose size (22 replies - 7258 views)

I've stuck some molds in my time and it's extremely frustrating. Second on that PVA, it works, just remember to let it dry thoroughly. ...   12-02-2020 07:09 am


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