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Engine & Transmission > reversing switch (3 replies - 3516 views)

Got my reversing lights working this AM, replaced the switch with new one from Delta. Old stock switch was indeed  1  5/16" hex. New one ...   08-09-2008 05:02 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > A 19.868 is coming soon (3 replies - 6838 views)

Welcome to J-H ownership and this fine forum. I have owned my J-H only a few months and have made many friends and gotten a ...   07-31-2008 05:23 am

Engine & Transmission > reversing switch (3 replies - 3516 views)

Thank You Sir!       Now, to scounge the pawn shops for one. I'm thinking it will require a socket to get at it from underneath. I ...   07-29-2008 04:29 am

Engine & Transmission > reversing switch (3 replies - 3516 views)

This has probably been covered, but can anyone tell me what size socket fits on the back up light switch on top the tranny.  Have ...   07-28-2008 04:59 am

Cooling > Heater Fan Troubleshooting (10 replies - 9884 views)

Question on this heater thing. I moved the heater valve from on top the cam cover to the wheel well and am pleased with the ...   07-27-2008 07:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing belt tension (7 replies - 7068 views)

My fan is extended towards the radiator due to it's having had A/C installed, so that clearance is not an issue. I am in the ...   07-19-2008 09:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing belt tension (7 replies - 7068 views)

Thanks Greg! Used this trick this week when I replaced my belt and idler bearings. First checked the old belt and found it within spec, ...   07-18-2008 04:29 am

Body & interior stuff > Secret to Opening the Trunk Thru an Access Hole? (15 replies - 10009 views)

Hey Pete!     Really appreciate the help on this. I sweated blood every time I closed the trunk on all our stuff, all during our just ...   07-08-2008 03:23 am

Engine & Transmission > Replacing Cam Pulleys (17 replies - 11141 views)

FWIW In my conversations with Delta Motorsports they indicated that worn pulleys were not a problem that warranted expensive replacement. They did recommend replacing the idler pulley bearings ...   06-29-2008 11:24 pm

Body & interior stuff > Secret to Opening the Trunk Thru an Access Hole? (15 replies - 10009 views)

Hi Guys'     It eases my mind somewhat to know I'm not the only one that's had a problem. That there might be a plausible explanation helps ...   06-23-2008 03:09 am

Body & interior stuff > Secret to Opening the Trunk Thru an Access Hole? (15 replies - 10009 views)

OK Chris the jig's up, I have tried to drill that sucker with every drill known to man and have only managed a feeble little ...   06-22-2008 04:34 am

Ignition > Starter and Fuel Pump won't work when Key Turned (7 replies - 10344 views)

Gee Whiz Greg, What's this maintenance, cleaning, and dielectric grease thing going to do for the Lucas jokes? Reliable Lucas electrics? Where is your conscience? ...   06-19-2008 03:54 am

Cooling > Radiator Cap pressure rating (11 replies - 15335 views)

Superleggerra Greg, I put the 7# cap on last night, but only drove a short distance, my round trip to work is just 4 miles ...   06-17-2008 01:19 am

Cooling > Radiator Cap pressure rating (11 replies - 15335 views)

Hey Lash,    Thanks for the good word on the visors. I found the two missing screws, they were under the ramps in a place they ...   06-17-2008 01:12 am

Cooling > Radiator Cap pressure rating (11 replies - 15335 views)

I'm pretty sure it's Italian, related perhaps to their reputation for being hot blooded. Actually I think it just means extra fast. But then again ...   06-14-2008 05:53 am

Cooling > Radiator Cap pressure rating (11 replies - 15335 views)

Hi Guy!     Me thinks the radiator is OK, but I will need to install an electric fan if I'm going to leave it idling for ...   06-14-2008 02:35 am

Cooling > Radiator Cap pressure rating (11 replies - 15335 views)

Thanks Greg!     What is the rating on your low pressure cap? Should I switch to the 7# cap I have? I have had no overheat ...   06-12-2008 01:01 am

Carburetors > Strombergs rising ide (6 replies - 5225 views)

Really appreciate this post and the response, as I'm having some problems adjusting the idle on 17798. Will try again after a good warm up. ...   06-08-2008 10:34 pm

Cooling > Radiator Cap pressure rating (11 replies - 15335 views)

Hi All!       I have searched the archives and my J-H service manual, but can not come up with a definitive answer as to what pressure the ...   06-06-2008 04:54 am

Cooling > Delta's heater-valve conversion from vacuum to mechanical (16 replies - 16413 views)

Thanks for the reply Sir! I will check it out this weekend. Can't imagine why it makes sense to move the lever all the way ...   05-31-2008 02:33 am

Cooling > Delta's heater-valve conversion from vacuum to mechanical (16 replies - 16413 views)

Great article on your heater resto. I was poking around under the dash and hood on 17798 this evening and got the vacuum valve in ...   05-30-2008 04:13 am

Body & interior stuff > Secret to Opening the Trunk Thru an Access Hole? (15 replies - 10009 views)

I would be interested in the pictures. I haven't had the problem yet, but an ounce of prevention might well be worth a pound of ...   05-28-2008 03:53 am

Miscellaneous > Replacing J-H top (4 replies - 3466 views)

And Thank You Sir,       I was kinda leaning towards vinyl as my experience with canvas is that it shows the dirt really bad and doesn't ...   05-26-2008 04:09 pm

Miscellaneous > Replacing J-H top (4 replies - 3466 views)

Thanks Kurt! Your advice is probably right on, but I am inclined to live dangerously, so I'm going to pursue alternatives. Jim at Delta is ...   05-26-2008 03:45 pm

Miscellaneous > Replacing J-H top (4 replies - 3466 views)

I guess everyone knows that the factory only put black tops or hoods on the J-H. I am going to replace mine and have been ...   05-25-2008 08:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Sun Visor (7 replies - 7281 views)

Hello All!       Just a quickie to let you know how things are going with my "Rust free California Car" #17798. Started off replacing the seat ...   05-25-2008 04:31 pm

Cooling > Viscous fan clutch (2 replies - 5149 views)

Thanks Frank, great to hear from you. If the viscous couplings were a problem, that propably explains why the PO removed it. The plastic fan ...   05-25-2008 04:12 pm

Cooling > Viscous fan clutch (2 replies - 5149 views)

The fan on 17798 is mounted solidly to the pulley. As this car had dealer installed A/C on it, could the solid mount have been ...   05-25-2008 06:25 am

Body & interior stuff > Seat recovering (11 replies - 11308 views)

Thanks John!     I had a hunch that an upholstery shop might be able to come up with the straps. I'll check them out at the ...   04-27-2008 09:31 pm

Body & interior stuff > Seat recovering (11 replies - 11308 views)

OK, got the seats out and the cover off in preparing to replace the seat foam with Delta's replacements. However, the elastic support bands are ...   04-27-2008 08:15 pm

Body & interior stuff > Sun Visor (7 replies - 7281 views)

Hi All,     Guess I'll keep this thread going because I found the latest posts interesting. One of the appeals for me of the J-H is it's ...   04-25-2008 01:32 am

Body & interior stuff > carpet (3 replies - 4378 views)

Just checked out your beautiful yellow one.  Am interested in the work on the floor panels. Only the drivers side is bad on mine and ...   04-21-2008 02:58 am

Body & interior stuff > Seat recovering (11 replies - 11308 views)

Mine are 7/32" allen heads. ...   04-21-2008 02:48 am

Body & interior stuff > Seat Removal (4 replies - 5618 views)

7/32" long handle allen wrench. Rear ones will probably need to soak in penetrating oil. Front ones turn more easily, but are pretty fiddly to ...   04-21-2008 02:43 am

Wheels > Original Wheels (17 replies - 18094 views)

Just started the preliminary procrastination on redoing my wheels. Was hoping for a chemical cure that would take off the yellowed laquer, but leave the ...   04-19-2008 10:48 pm

Body & interior stuff > Sun Visor (7 replies - 7281 views)

Saw your post a while back, thought I would chime in to see how you were doing on your project. I don't think I can ...   04-19-2008 07:31 pm

Body & interior stuff > Stowing Convertible top (13 replies - 10976 views)

Thanks Edward!       I appreciate the reply, though I am still unable to get the pics. I did put my top down this evening using the ...   04-15-2008 04:29 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 215115 views)

#17798, built August 30th 1974, Engine #B74 078 401,  White with Tan interior. Purchased on E-bay, featured in JHPS magazine Feb 08 #209 pg 15. Bought ...   04-14-2008 06:33 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > ???engine # (13 replies - 13071 views)

YES! Quite readable once located and degunked, and exactly where you said it was. Thank You ...   04-14-2008 06:16 am

Body & interior stuff > Stowing Convertible top (13 replies - 10976 views)

Have been reading this thread and found it very helpful, but was unable to bring up the photos. Could one of you admin guys check ...   04-14-2008 01:13 am


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