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Suspension > Front Suspension Removal (14 replies - 12204 views)

Another front suspension rebuild question.  Instructions and guidance indicates that torquing of the shock lower fixing bolt should be done after the shock and mounting ...   11-26-2005 01:26 pm

Suspension > Front Suspension Removal (14 replies - 12204 views)

Thanks for all the great help and advice, as usual.  I will keep working on it.  John. ...   11-20-2005 12:40 pm

Suspension > Front Suspension Removal (14 replies - 12204 views)

One other thing.  I noticed that the control rod had a slight bend in it.  Have not taken the other side of the suspension apart ...   11-19-2005 09:16 pm

Suspension > Front Suspension Removal (14 replies - 12204 views)

Am in the middle of replacing all the bushings in the front suspension.  Got everything apart on one side except for the lower suspension arm.  ...   11-19-2005 07:06 pm

Suspension > Front suspension (45 replies - 37309 views)

Thanks for the input, guys.  20 or so years ago I did drop the front end out of the body to remove/repair the exhaust header, ...   11-04-2005 11:55 pm

Suspension > Front suspension (45 replies - 37309 views)

I think I asked this question before, but did not get any answers.  Can you replace the crossmember outrigger bushings, those that connect to the ...   11-04-2005 02:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > Motor Dies - will this never end? (19 replies - 13668 views)

Joel.  Sorry, I forgot a piece of the address.  John http://home.comcast.net/~jrkengr2/ ...   10-23-2005 02:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > Motor Dies - will this never end? (19 replies - 13668 views)

Joel, I have  a whole set of simplified wiring diagrams on my web site along with a bunch of other stuff.  Help yourself.  John. http://home.comcast.net/jrkengr2/   ...   10-23-2005 02:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Motor Dies - will this never end? (19 replies - 13668 views)

Joel, you probably don't need any more advice, but, one more thought.  If you want to eliminate wiring as the source of your problem, once ...   10-16-2005 03:48 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Alternators (28 replies - 26685 views)

Did not see a subject directly addressing alternators so I thought I would start one.   The behavior of my stock (and original) alternator has seemed to ...   10-16-2005 12:37 pm

Suspension > Lower ball joint removal (9 replies - 13582 views)

Thanks for the advice on bushing replacement.  Now, about the crossmember outrigger bushing.  Is it difficult to replace/can it be replaced, without removing the entire crossmember?  ...   10-15-2005 05:39 pm

Brakes > Hand brake cannot hold on my Lockheed drums (6 replies - 9462 views)

Several months after having my brakes rebuilt by a very "reputable" garage, I began having the same problem with emergency brake not adjusting.  Thinking something ...   10-13-2005 09:39 pm

Miscellaneous > "Why did you buy a JH... When you could have bought a New sports Car?" (20 replies - 16980 views)

When I bought 15375 in 1974, people used to stop and ask "what is that!".  In 2005, I get the same question.  It's unique - ...   10-11-2005 07:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Motor Dies - will this never end? (19 replies - 13668 views)

I know it sounds like an electrical problem, but make sure your fuel filter is not plugged.  Mine acted like this because the pump was ...   10-11-2005 07:22 pm

Suspension > Lower ball joint removal (9 replies - 13582 views)

I am thinking of replacing the bushings in my front suspension.  Should I replace the ball joints at the same time.  The bushings and ball ...   10-11-2005 12:28 pm

Electrical & Instruments > No Brake lights... (4 replies - 5786 views)

Jasper, have you looked at my electical troubleshooting spread sheet on my web page.  It may give you some help.  http://home.comcast.net/~jrkengr2/ ...   07-06-2005 01:00 am

Ignition > Spark Plug Gap? (4 replies - 7587 views)

Ben, I switched to Pertronix and documented the process on my web page. http://home.comcast.net/~jrkengr2/ ...   04-13-2005 10:14 pm

Ignition > Pertronix (2 replies - 5466 views)

Tom, you might want to try again, it is under Maintenance Projects and the direct link is: http://home.comcast.net/~jrkengr2/html/pertronix_ignitor.html   John. ...   04-05-2005 02:50 pm

Carburetors > Fuel Delivery System (5 replies - 7250 views)

Dave, if you are concerned about the California Gas Tank Renu dealer, consider sending the unit to headquarters for refurbishing.  However, I had mine done ...   03-31-2005 06:39 pm

Miscellaneous > JH VIN 17948 Restoration (4 replies - 5951 views)

Car looks spectacular, Jim.  Question:  Where did those little louvers in the front bumper come from?  Never noticed them before.  Were they stock on the ...   03-29-2005 03:46 pm

Carburetors > Fuel Delivery System (5 replies - 7250 views)

Look at their webside www.gastankrenu.com.  They list California locations, or you can actually box it up and send it to their headquarters for renewal.  If ...   03-29-2005 03:36 pm

Body & interior stuff > Doors (5 replies - 6692 views)

Need a little more advice from those of you who have rebuilt your door panels.  I have stripped them down, cut out new panel boards, attached ...   03-26-2005 05:53 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Headlight Relays (3 replies - 5753 views)

Glen, in stock installations all the current that goes to operate the headlights goes through the delicate headlight switch and dip switch in the cockpit.  What a relay ...   03-23-2005 09:53 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Headlight Relays (3 replies - 5753 views)

Not too long ago, after reading about the benefits on the JHPS message board, I decided to put relays in to control my headlights.  This ...   03-23-2005 12:44 am

Carburetors > Fuel Delivery System (5 replies - 7250 views)

I recently had my gas tank relined by Gas Tank Renu.  I did not have a leakage problem, but had a gas filter fouling problem ...   03-23-2005 12:34 am

Ignition > Pertronix (2 replies - 5466 views)

I converted to pertronix and would not go back.  The experience, however, presented its own set of issues.  You may want to read about it ...   03-22-2005 12:25 am

Electrical & Instruments > Wiring Diagrams (0 replies - 4763 views)

If you are looking for wiring diagrams you can understand and modify to suit your particular car, and if you are looking for some ideas ...   03-22-2005 12:18 am

Carburetors > Dellorto Installation (3 replies - 6847 views)

If you want info on what it takes to convert to Dellortos, check out my web site.  Not sure it is perfect, but it is ...   03-22-2005 12:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Doors (5 replies - 6692 views)

Thanks, Mark.  I am using hardboard (from Home Depot) as a substitute for the original panels, so I test drilled a couple of holes and finally ...   03-20-2005 11:58 pm

Body & interior stuff > Doors (5 replies - 6692 views)

When I removed the interior panels from the doors, I found that the pressboard on one of them was seriously water damaged and that both ...   03-20-2005 06:44 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting (9 replies - 9847 views)

Jim, looks like this PPG DBU is an acrylic urethane enamel.  Is this the current automotive paint standard?  It is hard to tell from the ...   03-15-2005 04:32 pm

Body & interior stuff > Doors (4 replies - 5848 views)

Jim, this sounds exactly like what I was thinking.  There is a push fix and I believe that I will destroy it in the removing.  ...   03-14-2005 11:53 pm

Body & interior stuff > Doors (4 replies - 5848 views)

Jim, thanks for the response.  It sounds as if you are describing the door lock.  I am trying to remove the exterior door opener handle ...   03-14-2005 04:22 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting (9 replies - 9847 views)

Mitch, thanks for the response on painting.  I looked on the DuPont Performance Coatings web site and didn't see any reference to DBU.  Can you ...   03-13-2005 06:10 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting (9 replies - 9847 views)

I am preparing my JH for repainting, but wanted some advice on the kind of paint to use on it.  It has the original finish ...   03-13-2005 01:03 pm

Body & interior stuff > Doors (4 replies - 5848 views)

I am looking to remove the exterior door handles in preparation for painting my JH.  No problem detaching the handles themselves from the door, but ...   03-13-2005 01:00 pm


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