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Fuel Stuff > Gas tank (4 replies - 5854 views)

A used toothed cam belt has been mentioned in the past. ...   09-09-2013 02:00 pm

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 11888 views)

The head is toast. A cracked valve, valve recession, and deep pitting will send this one to the smelter. http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad190/klhoush/af883ddc-62cd-4f9b-9d7f-f9aac28f91a4_zpsa2b09854.jpg http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad190/klhoush/8124997f-5f82-40f5-a721-c9a4e0087391_zps677e82c5.jpg I have a '74 head on ...   09-04-2013 04:09 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve clearenc on a rebuilt head (7 replies - 4540 views)

Do you have any shims at all? Maybe one of the east coast guys has a box of shims you could use to get close ...   09-03-2013 07:50 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > 17897 (2 replies - 3403 views)

Welcome to the forum! Please feel free to ask questions and make comments. There are some multiple Jensen owners near you. Good luck with the ...   09-02-2013 03:03 am

Body & interior stuff > Sound Deadening and Heat Control (2 replies - 3760 views)

We've all seen DynaMat installed over the entire interior of a car with foil facing. We are led to believe that this is the ultimate ...   08-30-2013 04:17 pm

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 11888 views)

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad190/klhoush/photo2_zps4d96a4fa.jpg Standard issue floor rot already treated with phosphoric acid. http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad190/klhoush/photo5_zps68204f42.jpg New front half repair panel ready to be trimmed. New panel welded in under seat and treated with ...   08-30-2013 12:34 am

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 11888 views)

http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad190/klhoush/f74c276d-707a-4822-a9f2-6da86dfdbebf_zps4f96b9d7.jpg Here she is, arriving after a 3 hour tow. My truck had a flat on the front left after hitting road debris. The U-Haul trailer ...   08-29-2013 10:33 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 34403 views)

Wow! Beautiful work! Which cams are you using? What brake and suspension mods are you doing to handle the increase in power? When shimming the cams, ...   08-27-2013 05:36 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 40 leaks (4 replies - 4755 views)

The Carburettor Refactory in Richmond. 815 Harbour Way S, Unit #5 Richmond, CA 94804 (510) 237-1277 ...   08-26-2013 12:37 am

Carburetors > Dellorto 40 leaks (4 replies - 4755 views)

I'll call a friend. He is rebuilding a set and IIRC had the shafts chromed to bring them into tolerance. I'll find out where he's ...   08-25-2013 06:42 pm

Brakes > Choosing a Master Cylinder Brand (5 replies - 6551 views)

The Land Rover SWB pre 1980 with 3/4" bore is the proper MC and seems to be a perfect match for the original JH unit. ...   08-23-2013 02:37 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fritzy Tachometer (40 replies - 53457 views)

VDO Tach: Connect to coil or MSD. Looks good but not as cool as the stock tach. $90 http://www.summitracing.com/parts/vdo-333051/overview/ ...   08-23-2013 01:17 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (278 replies - 242656 views)

JH5 19753, The Red Fox, has the original Jensen Healey branded floor mats and the rust to prove it! The floors will need to be ...   08-22-2013 03:49 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (278 replies - 242656 views)

I just purchased #19753 off of Craigslist SF Bay Area. It has JH5 badges but is a filthy non-runner. I'll bring the old girl home Wednesday or ...   08-20-2013 04:57 am

Miscellaneous > Monterey Motorsports Reunion (3 replies - 3475 views)

Joe Huffaker has vanquished all challengers in Group 7B! Congratulations to Pat Lind and thanks for the shirt!   Kurt Housh   http://www.mazdaraceway.com/sites/main/files/file-attachments/grp_7b_sun_rolex_race_w_times.pdf ...   08-19-2013 01:49 am

Miscellaneous > Monterey Motorsports Reunion (3 replies - 3475 views)

The Lind JH will be screaming around Laguna Seca with Joe Huffaker Jr. at the wheel. This should be a great showcase for the original ...   08-15-2013 05:03 pm

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 15961 views)

Ha Ha! Hey, if the late Mark Rosenbaum did it, you're in good engineering company. Your hypothesis is correct but un-tested in the real world. Re-inventing ...   08-15-2013 05:03 am

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 15961 views)

I figure it's worked for 40 years so why change now? If your lug nuts aren't stripped out after this abuse they can take it a ...   08-14-2013 03:03 pm

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 15961 views)

I recommend you clean the anti-seize off of the threads and install the lug nuts dry. Kurt ...   08-13-2013 12:13 am

Cooling > Aluminum Radiator (16 replies - 18351 views)

I have seen one in service with positive comments from the owner. Kurt ...   08-05-2013 08:38 pm

Suspension > Replacing steering parts (2 replies - 3156 views)

Yea! Go out and drive! What was the total including shipping? ...   07-24-2013 02:23 am

Engine & Transmission > Timing gears (3 replies - 2731 views)

I've never seen a solid cam gear. Are there any markings on it? Kurt ...   07-23-2013 04:08 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (278 replies - 242656 views)

Welcome back George! Maybe it was parked with the nose uncovered. My car only has rust on the right side. Kurt ...   07-03-2013 02:47 pm

Suspension > firewall steering shaft bushing (15 replies - 12817 views)

Believe it or not, string trimmer line. Yes, Weed Whacker line. Don't blame it on me, I wasn't the first! The two halves of the steering column ...   07-03-2013 05:39 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil leak behind distributor housing (5 replies - 5106 views)

Hi Cory, I took a look at my spare housing and compared it to the one on the engine. The roll pin does face straight up ...   07-03-2013 02:07 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (278 replies - 242656 views)

Welcome to the forum. Where are you located? Kurt Housh ...   06-30-2013 10:27 pm

Miscellaneous > Jennifer Miller Passes Suddenly (0 replies - 2089 views)

From the Jensen Mail List: It is with great sadness that I relay the news of Jennifer Miller's passing. She was suddenly stricken with a catastrophic cerebral aneurism ...   06-29-2013 05:36 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen East 2014 (15 replies - 10191 views)

There are supposed to be six Jensens coming from blighty for a nationwide tour, which will include the East Nationals. At the West Nationals there ...   06-29-2013 05:27 am

Brakes > Stuck rear brake, weak brakes (2 replies - 3639 views)

The flex hoses can fail internally sometimes causing locking symptoms. The disk brake pads may be glazed. Turning or replacing the rotors and installing quality ...   06-28-2013 03:43 pm

Suspension > Lower steering knuckle (11 replies - 7709 views)

Martin Robey has the universal joint listed for 24GBP. http://www.martinrobey.com/jensen-healey/interactive-parts/91335/universal-joint/ Shipping usually doubles the cost. Kurt ...   06-26-2013 04:08 am

Suspension > Lower steering knuckle (11 replies - 7709 views)

Delta Motorsports is where I got mine. I don't know if this is a parts bin item or a one-off for the JH. Kurt ...   06-24-2013 03:42 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen West Nationals (0 replies - 1764 views)

I'm packing an insulated bag for my wine country purchases! Hope to see you there! Kurt ...   06-20-2013 07:27 pm

Suspension > firewall steering shaft bushing (15 replies - 12817 views)

Sounds right. I did mine years ago when the engine was out of the car. I removed the entire column to replace the plastic bits ...   06-19-2013 10:18 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 8588 views)

Tim, I appreciate your attention to detail and agree that care must be taken when tightening the mounts. There is a fine line between vacuum ...   06-05-2013 06:13 pm

Miscellaneous > Links to photos of Jensen East 2013 in Shepherdstown, WV (6 replies - 4293 views)

That is an impressive group of Jensen Healeys!!!! ...   06-04-2013 11:39 pm

Miscellaneous > Left out in the rain (4 replies - 3289 views)

Ha Ha! I love it! ...   06-04-2013 11:36 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 8588 views)

Apparently the o-rings reduce heat transfer from the manifold as well as dampening the vibration from the engine. Obviously they need to be air tight. This is ...   06-04-2013 04:44 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (278 replies - 242656 views)

Welcome to the forum! The B74 engine number is indeed a 1974 build date. Your original engine may be early enough to have the rope seal ...   06-02-2013 01:34 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 8588 views)

Just snug them up until they feel about right. Then use a feeler gage to make them even from front to back. I have run them ...   06-01-2013 01:05 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure (6 replies - 3532 views)

Any luck Mitch? If the hole in the cover isn't clogged, there's a major blockage in the oil gallery. Since that's highly unlikely it must ...   05-30-2013 01:29 am


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