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Body & interior stuff > Battery Tray (10 replies - 8709 views)

Here is a better picture.  John.   ...   09-23-2006 09:26 pm

Body & interior stuff > R & R of tach and speedo (4 replies - 5177 views)

Thanks Mark, you always have lots of good information to share.  I think I would first try to remove the pod without removing the steering ...   09-23-2006 09:18 pm

Body & interior stuff > Battery Tray (10 replies - 8709 views)

The link below shows a picture that might help.  John http://home.comcast.net/~jrkengr2/html/preparation_2.html ...   09-23-2006 01:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > R & R of tach and speedo (4 replies - 5177 views)

Mark, does the steering wheel really have to be removed?  I have split the cowling that covers the turn signals so I can remove it ...   09-23-2006 01:36 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Replacement Headlight Switch (7 replies - 11039 views)

A couple of nights ago, following a nice dinner out with my wife, Mimi, we returned to my JH for the ride home in the dark.  ...   09-19-2006 09:32 pm

Miscellaneous > To Whom Should I Bequeath My JH (9 replies - 7733 views)

Thanks for all the great comments and support.  I guess it is clear now that 15375 will not go to a museum, the highest bidder, ...   09-19-2006 12:40 pm

Miscellaneous > To Whom Should I Bequeath My JH (9 replies - 7733 views)

Perhaps all of you out there posting on the board have not had the opportunity or necessity to ponder this yet, but as an aging ...   09-17-2006 02:24 pm

Ignition > Spark plugs (3 replies - 6844 views)

Ron, check out my web site below.  I had the same problem with my stock JH with pertronix ingnitor and high voltage coil.  I gapped ...   08-31-2006 11:32 pm

Carburetors > Need a new gas tank (13 replies - 11729 views)

Michael, I also used Gas Tank Renu and was/am very pleased.  I posted an article about it on my web site home.comcast.net/~jrkengr2   ...   07-25-2006 02:59 pm

Brakes > Brake light on after hose replacement (22 replies - 30212 views)

Mark, I like your idea of isolating the stereo amps from the ignition switch.   May do that myself.  Just hate the thought of pulling out ...   07-17-2006 04:35 pm

Brakes > Brake light on after hose replacement (22 replies - 30212 views)

Erik, if memory serves me, I connected my memory voltage to the cigarette lighter wiring.  It was always hot and it runs right through the ...   07-17-2006 12:14 pm

Miscellaneous > Installing Delta's New Exhaust System (13 replies - 12656 views)

Well, Mark, I will probably just live with the "clink" or "tink".  Just knowing where it is will not be much satisfaction and if it ...   07-12-2006 04:19 pm

Miscellaneous > Installing Delta's New Exhaust System (13 replies - 12656 views)

Some time ago I replaced the Monza muffler/tailpipe system with a Delta straight through system - had Midas install it.  Along with a nice roar ...   07-11-2006 07:04 pm

Ignition > running rough (3 replies - 5002 views)

Ian, you might also want to try putting that balast resistor back in.  I put in a pertronix, left the resistor in, and it is ...   06-16-2006 05:14 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield Top Trim (14 replies - 11398 views)

Colin.  Looks like a pretty nice fix.  I will look into it for mine.  John. ...   06-09-2006 04:18 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield Top Trim (14 replies - 11398 views)

Good question Joey.  I have the same situation and would be interested in any answers.  To mask the obvious, I used an indelible magic marker ...   06-08-2006 04:21 pm

Body & interior stuff > door jamb trim (4 replies - 4912 views)

As an alternative, I bought some industrial strength velcro (with adhesive backing) at the local True Value Hardware store, stuck that tightly to the chrome ...   05-26-2006 08:18 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Troubles (27 replies - 38811 views)

Brett, I noticed in your first post that besides changing to Dells, you also changed to a Pertronix and Flamethrower.  When I did this my car ...   05-23-2006 07:50 pm

Suspension > Front Suspension Removal (14 replies - 12208 views)

Thanks, Joey, sounds like the proper solution.  Will look for a local set of crows feet.  John. ...   05-22-2006 06:07 pm

Suspension > Front Suspension Removal (14 replies - 12208 views)

Thanks to excellent support and advice from many of you, 15375 is off the winter jack stands and back on the road.  What a difference ...   05-22-2006 01:02 pm

Electrical & Instruments > POLL: Headlights (15 replies - 13338 views)

Mark, the biggest improvement I made on mine was to put in solenoids and larger wires, so the full current does not go through the ...   05-11-2006 04:20 pm

Suspension > Front Suspension Bolt Sizes ??? (5 replies - 8051 views)

Brett, I bought the last upper suspension arm bolt (expensive) that Delta had and they said they could not get them any more.  I think you ...   04-19-2006 09:44 pm

Suspension > Front Coil Spring (17 replies - 16853 views)

I just rebuilt my JH front end and put the springs back in flat side up.  There is a groove in the lower suspension arm ...   04-02-2006 02:16 pm

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 13524 views)

Colin, Tim is probably right.  I gapped at .045 to get it running and then began working backwards.  I didn't have a problem with cut ...   03-31-2006 12:45 am

Body & interior stuff > Window glass wiper seal (9 replies - 8055 views)

I fashoned a "j" type puller out of a flat galvanized wood joint connector.  It was just strong enough if I slightly spread the clips.  ...   03-23-2006 12:00 am

Body & interior stuff > Metal Trim (4 replies - 4605 views)

Yes, you can get to the nuts after you remove the round access panel and the rear tail light splash panels.  Spray the nuts well with ...   03-22-2006 11:56 pm

Body & interior stuff > Sills - molding and paint (25 replies - 20194 views)

Mine is a 1974 JH, vin 15375. ...   02-18-2006 01:57 pm

Body & interior stuff > Sills - molding and paint (25 replies - 20194 views)

I have sales brochures and advertisements that show some JH had side moldings, some had side moldings and rocker moldings, and some had both and ...   02-17-2006 11:14 pm

Body & interior stuff > Sills - molding and paint (25 replies - 20194 views)

Matt, I used the 5/8" kit for the body moulding and the rocker panel moulding from J.C. Whitney.  It had the black vinyl sandwiched between ...   02-15-2006 11:57 pm

Miscellaneous > Transporting or Shipping (8 replies - 8134 views)

Thanks for all the great advice, guys.  John ...   02-05-2006 02:46 am

Miscellaneous > Lets get Gregs car running. (7 replies - 6189 views)

Greg, as usual, you are thinking of what you can do for us......  John. ...   01-17-2006 12:07 am

Miscellaneous > Lets get Gregs car running. (7 replies - 6189 views)

Great idea Kurt.  Wish I had some spares just sitting around that I could offer.  Greg has given so much to all of us, it seems ...   01-15-2006 11:34 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Lights (8 replies - 8287 views)

RC, you may want to check out my web site.  Under wiring, there is a set of under-dash photos that point out the flasher unit.  ...   01-10-2006 12:21 am

Suspension > Front Suspension Removal (14 replies - 12208 views)

Finally finished the front suspension rebuild on my JH.  When the weather warms, I will need to have the front end aligned, but then it ...   01-08-2006 08:53 pm

Miscellaneous > "Why did you buy a JH... When you could have bought a New sports Car?" (20 replies - 16984 views)

Great story, John!  Admire your sense of humor given all the issues you are facing.  Bringing back such a beast is such an admirable project, ...   01-05-2006 11:46 pm

Miscellaneous > Transporting or Shipping (8 replies - 8134 views)

Thanks for the replies.  Lots of information to sort through.  I have moved a number of times with the company I work for, DuPont, and ...   01-05-2006 02:52 pm

Miscellaneous > Transporting or Shipping (8 replies - 8134 views)

I have heard all the horror stories of people having their cars transported cross country and am trying to avoid the same problems.  I will ...   01-04-2006 04:25 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Lights (8 replies - 8287 views)

RC,  you might want to look on my website for the wiring diagrams and troubleshooting  worksheet.  Electrical diagnosis can be very difficult, mine was, but ...   12-30-2005 03:29 pm

Body & interior stuff > Plastic Door Panel Fasteners (8 replies - 9978 views)

Edward, you can either get them from Delta Motorsports or you can go to your local True Value hardware store (or equivalent) and get them ...   12-18-2005 10:28 pm

Suspension > Front Suspension Removal (14 replies - 12208 views)

Thanks, Mark.  Since I can't get a socket on the bolt or the nut, I will assume it needs to be torqued and installed as ...   11-26-2005 07:27 pm


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