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Electrical & Instruments > Starter running via the Ghost of Lucas? (23 replies - 11132 views)

I fooled with the Lucas starter for several years and finally got fed up and installed the geared unit. Should have done it sooner. Pretty ...   08-14-2013 01:35 am

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 13945 views)

Thanks for your valued input, Kurt. But, why dry aluminum threads on steel? Seems to invite galling to me. ...   08-13-2013 07:12 pm

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 13945 views)

                            Thank You for your explanation. If I understand correctly you are recommending that I back my lug nuts off to something under30 lbs. and retorque ...   08-12-2013 07:26 pm

Wheels > Wheels (57 replies - 58770 views)

I got refurbished original wheels from Wheel Collision Center. I am returning my cores tomorrow in the same boxes the "new" ones came in. Check ...   07-28-2013 07:33 pm

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 13945 views)

Put refurbished wheels on yesterday with anti-seize at 51 ft. lbs. Was this a mistake? ...   07-28-2013 07:18 pm

Electrical & Instruments > trouble shooting my tach (13 replies - 7594 views)

MOMA in Alburquerque, NM can fix it for you. They can also modify it to work with the Pertronics ignition. I am sorry I do ...   01-24-2013 07:13 pm

Engine & Transmission > Replacing an alternator (7 replies - 4071 views)

17798 had the Bosch alternator on it when I got it. It had been recently installed and hasn't given any problems in 10,000 plus miles ...   07-04-2012 12:15 am

Electrical & Instruments > Battery Size and Type (10 replies - 13647 views)

I'm running a Dura Last 36R-DL. It may have required some tweaking of the battery box, I don't remember for sure. It is a nice ...   06-25-2012 04:18 am

Engine & Transmission > Rebuilding GT Oil Pump (3 replies - 2271 views)

I had to replace the auxilliary shaft on 17798, as I remember it was pretty straight forward and I was able to do it with ...   03-23-2012 02:12 am

Engine & Transmission > Aux Pulley removal (7 replies - 3739 views)

I have access to an air die grinder that would be my next option. If you don't, then a Dremmel tool and patience might save ...   01-05-2012 01:47 am

Engine & Transmission > Aux Pulley removal (7 replies - 3739 views)

I think that, if it was installed correctly, it will have a Loctite thread locker. Some heat and an old fashioned hammer impact should do ...   01-03-2012 03:21 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 9954 views)

Welcome to this forum and to Jensen-Healey ownership.  You're in a good area for the British Car Hobby. Good Luck with your car and stay ...   10-22-2011 02:06 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (273 replies - 208883 views)

Welcome Nick, Though, if that's your Honda in the garage shot, then the J-H is not your first classic. I make the Honda a 150 ...   09-30-2011 02:48 am

Engine & Transmission > Starter Motor? (12 replies - 6706 views)

I thought I had my original starter fixed several times, before I bought a geared unit. It's the only way to go. I didn't get ...   09-26-2011 03:09 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Survival Rates (1 reply - 3569 views)

Was just wondering if, with all the VIN #s being recorded here, there had been an update as to the survival rates for our J-H's. ...   09-04-2011 08:15 pm

Fuel Stuff > Sender range (3 replies - 4212 views)

I haven't a clue what the resistance is on the stock unit. I could measure the spare TR7 one I have. Perhaps you could remove ...   08-14-2011 01:59 pm

Miscellaneous > Looking for info on JH vin CXF8534 (3 replies - 2406 views)

Can't shed any light on that VIN, but I'm guessing you'll get inquiries as to where you found it. Have a Great Independence Day ...   07-04-2011 02:12 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 28877 views)

Yep, that's yellow allright. Looks Great.  Keep the keen pics coming. ...   06-28-2011 05:30 pm

Projects > 11040 has moved to Austin, Texas (24 replies - 16385 views)

I am enjoying your posts and pictures. Your engine sounds a little "clacky" to me, but I tend to be in denial about my J-H ...   06-25-2011 01:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > Replacing Cam Pulleys (17 replies - 10896 views)

My first thought when I read that you had the allen head screw on the distributor shaft, was make sure you have the right allen ...   04-28-2011 09:21 pm

Body & interior stuff > Soft top up and down (7 replies - 4747 views)

I have a canvas top that is bulkier than the original vinyl one, but am able to get it under the top cover by extending ...   04-18-2011 04:52 am

Engine & Transmission > runs very bad when engine (3 replies - 2613 views)

If this repeats itself after a cooling off. ie runs ok for 1/2 hour then stalls etc. I would check the fuel pump and fuel ...   04-06-2011 07:00 pm

Engine & Transmission > Soft top raising and lowering (2 replies - 2433 views)

I think my instruct was from the owners manual. I'm not sure though, and it's one of those things I have to do every once ...   02-15-2011 12:41 am

Electrical & Instruments > Seat Belt Light (0 replies - 2178 views)

Just had a flash about restoring function to the seat belt light. The module was unplugged when I bought 17798 and I didn't reconnect the ...   02-14-2011 02:53 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine damper (18 replies - 11993 views)

Dan (Florida) wrote: mine went out on 19444 a while back and I retrofitted a monoshock from a mountain bike.  I is adjustable and looked ...   02-11-2011 01:52 am

Electrical & Instruments > GPS (4 replies - 3452 views)

I added an auxiliary socket to my console, just ahead of the box lid and towards the passenger side. We use it to plug in ...   01-24-2011 02:30 am

Ignition > Fuel Injection KIt for 907 (109 replies - 85294 views)

Too many speed shifts, maybe? ...   01-15-2011 03:15 am

Brakes > Speed Bleeders (16 replies - 11046 views)

I had that information at hand in May and can come up with it again, but please bear with me 'til tomorrow. I've got to ...   12-18-2010 02:45 am

Miscellaneous > Valve clatter and low oil pressure (21 replies - 12927 views)

Pray tell, what was it? ...   11-06-2010 09:51 pm

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 15308 views)

I have been watching an add on flea bay for an Accuspark electronic ignition conversion. Seller makes all the usual claims and in response to ...   10-31-2010 12:29 am

Cooling > Overheating after drain and fill (2 replies - 5698 views)

Your right on Jody, I forgot what I was doing in my anticipation. I could have saved myself some anxiety if I had thought it ...   10-24-2010 11:21 pm

Ignition > Well Duh (3 replies - 3807 views)

Thanks Gentleman, it's always nice to know that one has company. I have used SAE and metric where they interchange for years. 8mm and 5/16ths ...   10-24-2010 11:07 pm

Ignition > Well Duh (3 replies - 3807 views)

I am always pleased with myself when I can set the static timing on 17798 with the buzzer on my multi meter, but again I ...   10-24-2010 04:11 am

Cooling > Overheating after drain and fill (2 replies - 5698 views)

I drained the coolant when I removed the auxilliary housing, though I don't recall why. Any way, I refilled it after replacing the auxilliary shaft, ...   10-24-2010 04:00 am

Ignition > Jack shaft pulley adrift (5 replies - 4922 views)

17798 is back up and running, and in less than a month. Was able to score serviceable used parts from Delta. Took two attempts to ...   10-24-2010 03:31 am

Miscellaneous > AZ Jensen meeting in November (9 replies - 5846 views)

I'll pencil it in for the 13th, but can't be sure of anything. Still need to get the auxilliary shaft installed and get 17798 running ...   10-17-2010 03:49 am

Body & interior stuff > Sunvisors Jensen Healey MK1 (1 reply - 2211 views)

I have the Delta Motorsports visors on 17798. Functionally they are excellent, but don't look much like the original ones.  I wish I had kept ...   10-07-2010 01:34 am

Suspension > Play in Steering Wheel (7 replies - 8199 views)

I had some success in eliminating play by tightening the pinch bolts on the U joints. ...   10-01-2010 02:47 am

Ignition > Jack shaft pulley adrift (5 replies - 4922 views)

Removed the pulley and found the key way in the shaft to be hogged out and about a 1/2 inch wide. The center of the ...   09-30-2010 12:36 am

Ignition > Jack shaft pulley adrift (5 replies - 4922 views)

Thanks Kurt, I'm hoping that a new pulley and key will fix me up, but I haven't done anything yet, except unpack the car. Do ...   09-27-2010 04:02 am


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