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Brakes > volvo twin piston calipers & master cylinder (22 replies - 20196 views)

Volvo uses two proportioning valves in its stock duel-diagional braking system. I used adjustable proportioning valves from wilwood.... JHRV8 ...   02-04-2010 02:35 am

Brakes > volvo twin piston calipers & master cylinder (22 replies - 20196 views)

frank, as I stated before, the master seems to be a direct bolt-on.  the center rod is unchanged.   I plumbed the front calapers so that ...   02-02-2010 02:57 am

Electrical & Instruments > Electric fan always running (2 replies - 3057 views)

WELL, SINCE IT WORKS ALL THE TIME, GROUND IS GOOD;  SO CHECK THE THERMOSTAT THAT CONTROLS THE FAN, REPLACE IF NECESSARY.  P.O. LIKELY HAD SAME ...   01-25-2010 10:38 pm

Brakes > volvo twin piston calipers & master cylinder (22 replies - 20196 views)

Oh, by the way,has anyone ever looked at a stock Volvo 140,240 series with it's brakes still on the car? The Volvo front disks are ...   01-14-2010 05:09 am

Brakes > volvo twin piston calipers & master cylinder (22 replies - 20196 views)

Frank; Most auto parts stores carry various size and length of wheel studs.  If you know the tread size and pitch of the threads, you ...   01-14-2010 04:56 am

Engine & Transmission > Conversion Components Supra Bell Housing (13 replies - 9171 views)

I will photocopy article and mail it to Greg at the JHPS magazine and have him deseminate at his discression.....JHRV8 ...   10-30-2009 02:09 am

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18620 views)

Sorry, don't have the numbers, but is for a generic chevrolet try Camaro 1967-1984..... JHRV8 ...   10-24-2009 03:21 am

Brakes > volvo twin piston calipers & master cylinder (22 replies - 20196 views)

The Volvo hubs have a 5 on 41/2 bolt pattern so need new wheels or re-studding to 4 bolt hub. ...   10-24-2009 03:17 am

Engine & Transmission > Conversion Components Supra Bell Housing (13 replies - 9171 views)

Don't know if the copyrights are still in effect, try contacting Hot Rod magazines past articles dept. tosee if they can get copys for you, ...   10-24-2009 03:12 am

Engine & Transmission > Conversion Components Supra Bell Housing (13 replies - 9171 views)

John, In my library I have a copy of a book by peterson specialty book publishing , copyright 1969 The complete Book of Engine swapping ...   10-21-2009 05:23 am

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18620 views)

There are several Grant parts numbers for various kits should try to find an assortment of kits to look at rather than order just one, ...   10-08-2009 03:50 am

Brakes > volvo twin piston calipers & master cylinder (22 replies - 20196 views)

If you will look back over this thread from last year you see that I have converted to Volvo brakes and rear axle.  It is ...   09-29-2009 04:55 am

Projects > J-H hillclimb and AX project (43 replies - 38571 views)

GREAT RE-BUILD!!!  Can't wait to see and hear more!......Bob ...   08-30-2009 10:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > Blown head gasket (10 replies - 5924 views)

You know, the chance of getting a good used engine is poor at best, least they sell it in the first place.  I agree , ...   05-14-2009 05:02 am

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18620 views)

The adapter I used was from Grant and is available in any auto parts store.   The column collar was made on the lathe and the wheel ...   05-08-2009 10:40 pm

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18620 views)

I was able to ascertain that the shaft in the JH is out of the Vauxhall which makes it a GM product; so I used ...   05-05-2009 11:49 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (7 replies - 9363 views)

Upon reading the Jensen of England internet site, I read that the antisiphon valve is a must as when you park the car with the ...   04-25-2009 08:22 pm

Miscellaneous > Fuses (7 replies - 5656 views)

Hey guys, I did'nt mean to end this string with the old joke! I believe the JH has 3 fuses at the firewall, one in ...   04-12-2009 04:06 am

Body & interior stuff > Boot Latch Retainer (4 replies - 3824 views)

Kurt... I believe I have the part you need, come back up to the ranch and we'll look for it.......Bob ...   04-11-2009 01:19 am

Miscellaneous > Fuses (7 replies - 5656 views)

now you all know why they call Lucas the prince if darkness.......JHRV8 ...   04-09-2009 11:50 pm

Ignition > Crane XR3000 ignition (27 replies - 21484 views)

You have  to follow the entire installation through the wiring  to see if done correctly....Find a JHPS member in your area to help you look; ...   04-08-2009 02:00 am

Cooling > Air conditioning (5 replies - 7467 views)

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Cooling > Air conditioning (5 replies - 7467 views)

I am finishing up an air conditioner installation in my  JH5, using parts from vintage air in Texas.  Installation depends some on your fabrication skills ...   02-12-2009 01:09 am

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 25592 views)

I think that the reality of this discourse is that everybody has his own opinion, and thank the lord for that right!! I LOVE the ...   02-11-2009 11:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 25592 views)

O.K. mister roverman, I, for one, want to see one of these conversions.  Please do go on with this experiment of yours and build up ...   02-08-2009 04:06 am

Carburetors > TONS of white smoke (7 replies - 5860 views)

Sounds like possibly a c oolent leak or just condensation from storage in a humid climate.  People just start the stored cars for a few ...   02-05-2009 06:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 25592 views)

Ya know that reversing one of the cams is just the begining; you have to make 8 cylinders intermesh and TIME to make the motor ...   12-23-2008 05:19 am

Engine & Transmission > 32 valve J.H. V8 (38 replies - 25592 views)

Well,I to have done some very general initial measurements, and I came to the conclusion that barring a win at the lottery, this is next ...   11-11-2008 08:23 am

Brakes > Rear Disc Brakes (11 replies - 14911 views)

Rich: I'm the same guy. recently sent contact info to your E-mail address- haven"t heard from you.....The J-H is in limbo awaiting the end of ...   10-17-2008 05:08 am

Brakes > Rear Disc Brakes (11 replies - 14911 views)

 New driveshaft needed, made my own, as have done many in the past.  Final drive ratio with the 3.31 rearend and a 0.70 fifth gear ...   09-17-2008 05:32 am

Miscellaneous > New steering column (9 replies - 6197 views)

Indeed! Why would you want to replace the column?  There is very little room for a more robust column, and the stock piece is fine; ...   08-10-2008 11:03 pm

Accessories > luggage rack for the deck of the JH (16 replies - 13462 views)

Does anyone know which of the luggage racks can be used on the JH rear "boot" lid to increase the carrying capacity of the car ...   08-08-2008 06:55 pm

Cooling > Heater Fan Troubleshooting (10 replies - 9905 views)

Back to the heater fan motor, if we may, there are two wires exiting the firewall next to the heater core, may I ask are ...   08-03-2008 03:23 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > A 19.868 is coming soon (3 replies - 6846 views)

Buenas Dias y bienvienitos a este lugar para los locuros del auto Jensen.  En caso que ustd necessita traduction o ayuda con algunos modificaciones a su ...   07-31-2008 09:16 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 215701 views)

With some souls interested in the modifications of my JH, here goes.....Jensen Healey serial number 19405 was built on December 19, 1974 one of the ...   07-30-2008 08:29 am

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Seats (2 replies - 3643 views)

I've also ended up with a passengers seat as extra.  If you don't recieve an answer with a good drivers seat, I suppose you could ...   07-30-2008 04:41 am

Suspension > Front wheel bearing adjustment (6 replies - 5857 views)

Hi! I think you are going to have to disassemble the hub/berings and see what is going on with the inner bearing-race.  Could be several ...   07-29-2008 01:29 am

Brakes > Rear Disc Brakes (11 replies - 14911 views)

The Volvo rear end can be from really any late model 140-164-240 264-265 they are all essentially the same; just pick the final gear ratio ...   07-26-2008 01:29 am

Brakes > Rear Disc Brakes (11 replies - 14911 views)

Say, has anyone thought about swapping in the entire rear-end from a Volvo? I did and it is only 1/2 inch wider than the origional  ...   07-25-2008 02:44 am

Suspension > SHOCKS AND SWAY BARS (7 replies - 7453 views)

Hi!  I'm new to the forum but I've got a question about the front sway bar and it's installation spot.  From all of the photos ...   07-25-2008 12:34 am


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