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Body & interior stuff > Online bolt source (5 replies - 5191 views)

A lot of the bolt sizing information is also in my parts catalog database (I believ Jim actually supplied me with the information). http://www.theymightberacing.com/PartsCatalog/PartsCatalog.aspx You just need ...   04-01-2009 04:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Factory Oil Separator? (1 reply - 2223 views)

only for engines #1 through 2759. Your car is much later and doesn't require it.   Jody ...   03-25-2009 10:45 pm

Body & interior stuff > Measure twice, glue once - lesson learned on door panels (8 replies - 5958 views)

So, I finally got my doors done a while back. They look great and only took two tries. ;) I wrote up a how to article. http://www.theymightberacing.com/Projects/FrameOff/JH74G/DoorPanelRestoration.aspx ...   02-19-2009 03:04 pm

Suspension > Degreasing agents? (13 replies - 6773 views)

A couple extra things to add. When I last had to replace my water heater I plumbed an extra hot water line to the garage. I also ...   02-16-2009 05:31 am

Suspension > Degreasing agents? (13 replies - 6773 views)

Ok, I'm a really big fan of the POR-15 stuff in general, especially the paint. Mix is 1:3 instead of 1:5. Make *sure* you're wearing gloves ...   02-14-2009 02:59 pm

Suspension > Degreasing agents? (13 replies - 6773 views)

If thy didn't send you one, get a spray bottle for the marine clean. ...   02-14-2009 02:09 pm

Suspension > Degreasing agents? (13 replies - 6773 views)

My favorites are:   Oven Cleaner POR-15 Marine Clean The dishwasher (when the wife's not looking)   Other old standby's are brake cleaner & carb cleaner. ...   02-13-2009 11:09 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healy, $400. (2 replies - 3516 views)

I wonder if they'd have a price just to take the whole lot... house, cars and all. :)   And Avanti? Like in Studebaker Avanti? Didn't see ...   02-06-2009 12:51 am

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 19961 views)

There's a fllow named Gorge out in california that makes aluminum gas tanks for the JH. I think min cost me $350.00. It's rally pretty, ...   01-08-2009 10:40 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (273 replies - 209404 views)

Do you have the 5speed or the 4speed? The 5speed (getrag) are pretty expensive rebuilds, but the parts are retty easy to obtain. The 4speed (rapier) is ...   11-02-2008 06:52 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (273 replies - 209404 views)

Ozza, The car looks brilliant. I've always been 50/50 about the stainless trim that runs down the side, but it looks to be in very good ...   11-01-2008 11:24 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH- Door Hinge Removal - Giant Phillips Head Screws (3 replies - 4768 views)

Those "big screws" are #3 phillips head. Don't bother with a screwdriver. If you've got some old-school tools out in the garage, see if you have ...   10-23-2008 01:57 am

Body & interior stuff > Trim fasteners (3 replies - 3685 views)

Gary,   That's why I came up with these fasteners. While it doesn't solve the problem of the outer weather strip (I've not needed to look into ...   10-18-2008 02:25 am

Body & interior stuff > Trim fasteners (3 replies - 3685 views)

Many parts for the Jensen Healey are no longer available, and it becomes an exercise in engineering and design to fabricate new parts. Recently I ...   10-12-2008 05:22 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (273 replies - 209404 views)

You'll be amazed what a fresh suspension feels like on one of these cars, and how much peppier the engine will be! I have one ...   10-07-2008 02:25 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Nationals (West) (5 replies - 4150 views)

Hey Kurt, Congrats on first prize! Just beware, we'll be there next year with my completed JH. Jody ...   09-22-2008 04:24 am

Miscellaneous > Paint and Restoration (9 replies - 7447 views)

Is there no cross reference to the part #'s for the colour codes in the Parts Catalog?   e.g. Blue (Malaga) Jensen # 97021 Supplier #LSC 31032   Jody ...   09-22-2008 02:42 am

Miscellaneous > Reinforcing (6 replies - 4676 views)

"I'd rather pay Delta than a shrink." Now that's a great line. :) When I get frustrated with the world I like to just drive up ...   09-16-2008 03:53 pm

Miscellaneous > Reinforcing (6 replies - 4676 views)

Brett, Now, I've not put a JH on a rotisserie yet (the one I'm working on now had all the body work already done).  But I ...   09-15-2008 03:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Parts Catalog Database (2 replies - 3157 views)

The engine numbers (per the chassis book) for the production Jensen Healey start at engine #17 and end at engine #11311. Based on the number in your ...   09-09-2008 08:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Parts Catalog Database (2 replies - 3157 views)

Hey Folks, I've been progressively fiddling around with the database improving the various bits and pieces. So, now you can to go the site, specify the Engine #, ...   09-09-2008 03:07 am

Body & interior stuff > Measure twice, glue once - lesson learned on door panels (8 replies - 5958 views)

The lock slider itself is available from Delta motorsports. As to the trim ring (escutcheon) and retaining plate (escutcheon plate) are NLA and can be hard ...   08-28-2008 01:58 pm

Body & interior stuff > Measure twice, glue once - lesson learned on door panels (8 replies - 5958 views)

Every once in a while I start to believe that I know what I'm doing, and that's inevitably when I screw up in the most ...   08-27-2008 12:20 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Disasters (10 replies - 6853 views)

John, That's Terrible!!!! The important thing it that you're ok and will live to drive another day. :) Those pictures look pretty bad, that must have ...   08-16-2008 03:45 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fritzy Tachometer (40 replies - 48105 views)

No readings = crappy readings. Bsed on my understanding of the tachometer (I took one apart a while back, so colour my ingorance for me) the ...   08-15-2008 03:52 am

Cooling > Heater Fan Troubleshooting (10 replies - 9729 views)

Oh,and the wires are one circuit. + and -. The blower motor is not a switched unit. ...   08-03-2008 02:37 am

Cooling > Heater Fan Troubleshooting (10 replies - 9729 views)

In regards to the blower motor, it only runs at one speed, so if you are getting no response to the motor, something's wrong. I would ...   08-03-2008 02:36 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > A 19.868 is coming soon (3 replies - 6739 views)

Hola! Bienvenidos! Buen suerte con su Jensen! (Yo hablo un poquetito espanol... :) Jody ...   07-30-2008 09:23 pm

Cooling > Heater Fan Troubleshooting (10 replies - 9729 views)

John, Providing it's still wired originally the wires for the blower motor exit out a small hole in the firewall right next to the heater unit. ...   07-26-2008 04:20 pm

Cooling > Center Console Radiating Heat (6 replies - 8539 views)

Dan, Then you've got one of the cars that didn't come with the inline switch. Considering how fast the MN summer dissapears I suggest doing the bypass ...   07-25-2008 09:37 pm

Cooling > Center Console Radiating Heat (6 replies - 8539 views)

Dan, I'm going to take a wild guess and say that you've got one of the earlier JH's that don't have the heater vacuum switch or ...   07-25-2008 09:07 pm

Cooling > Leaking coolant at the heater (2 replies - 4972 views)

Take a look at this article: http://www.theymightberacing.com/Projects/FrameOff/JH74G/HeaterAssemblyRestoration.aspx And, There's a fair bit of spelunking necessary to get the unit out. You'll have to remove the section ...   07-12-2008 08:45 pm

Suspension > JH Steering Rack (13 replies - 10913 views)

Ahh, good luck. I'm in Phoenix, maybe I can get Jim to tell me who does it and have me taught how it's done. :)   Jody ...   07-03-2008 03:26 am

Suspension > JH Steering Rack (13 replies - 10913 views)

That's a very good question. I double checked my online and then my book based catalog. I don't have any supplier numbers for the steering ...   07-03-2008 02:28 am

Electrical & Instruments > Short in Purple Wire "Ignition Off Wire Hot" Circuit (8 replies - 6376 views)

Lash, i've found it helps the back quite a bit if you can take the seat out and lay some padding down. I use my pad ...   06-26-2008 01:32 pm

Body & interior stuff > dashboard wood removal (15 replies - 10695 views)

(*someone please correct me if I'm wrong*) The pieces with the full wood are all adhered with glue, there are no screw on bits, or easily removable ...   06-19-2008 03:02 am

Engine & Transmission > Bellhousing to Engine Bolts (2 replies - 4152 views)

Also, I've been updating my parts catalog on my website. It's still not very pretty, but for those known bolts/nuts/washers the "remarks" column has the ...   06-13-2008 09:38 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster (11 replies - 16044 views)

That's really slick looking. :) ...   06-12-2008 11:06 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (273 replies - 209404 views)

Found out about two JH's today. VIN: 11068 - driver VIN: 13785 - Parts car Located in Southeast Texas. I can find more information if desired. I also ran ...   06-09-2008 09:47 pm

Cooling > Delta's heater-valve conversion from vacuum to mechanical (16 replies - 16116 views)

When the lever is all the way to the left it should comrpress the plunger. If it's not hitting, make sure the valve is seated all ...   05-30-2008 04:01 pm


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