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Projects > New Restoration Project Started - 13046 - Riverside, CA (70 replies - 25361 views)

Looks like its going to be a great build! Please do keep us posted. I, for one, need a little motivation once in ...   09-01-2014 05:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mark I cam belt tensioner need advice (17 replies - 7420 views)

There's a decent picture here: http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=1500&forum_id=15&page=2 Doesn't do the interference total justice, but gives an idea at least. ...   01-22-2014 11:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mark I cam belt tensioner need advice (17 replies - 7420 views)

Would that it were that simple. The stud can be removed no problem, but the steel spindle is a press fit into the aluminum ...   01-22-2014 05:32 am

Engine & Transmission > Mark I cam belt tensioner need advice (17 replies - 7420 views)

I cobbled together a small-ish two-jaw puller with standoffs under the ears to bear against the inner bearing.  To keep the outer cover in place ...   01-21-2014 08:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Late Engine Rear Crankshaft Seal (7 replies - 3846 views)

For piece of mind, you can grease the seal, push the cover/seal into position, then remove. The grease will leave a smear on the ...   01-21-2014 07:46 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mark I cam belt tensioner need advice (17 replies - 7420 views)

Heh, removing the front cover doesn't make bearing removal much easier... The tensioner needs to be rotated to give as much clearance between the timing pointer ...   01-21-2014 07:42 pm

Miscellaneous > Foot Too Big? (10 replies - 5519 views)

I remember reading a road test where the tester complained about the pedal spacing as well. Mine is an early '73 and I had ...   01-02-2014 04:43 pm

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (107 replies - 77727 views)

Looks terrific! A lot of progress you've made. ...   10-11-2013 10:47 pm

Engine & Transmission > Head bolt torque for hi compression engine? (7 replies - 4138 views)

Also make sure that the gasket fits properly. The one I received from the club store sat askew on the head, and I ended ...   10-11-2013 04:15 pm

Suspension > Fitting rear Superpro bushes (27 replies - 15317 views)

Press fit plus corrosion, may as well be welded.  20T press may work.  I cut them in 4 or six places and beat them silly ...   09-22-2013 02:53 am

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 29474 views)

I've about given up looking for an Esprit, Excel or Eclat air box. Thinking about a Pipercross. They make a deep variety which ...   09-11-2013 07:52 pm

Wheels > Stock wheel offset (19 replies - 12133 views)

Same experience with the club wheels and 205-50s, minor rub at full lock. Wasn't even aware for quite a while until I noticed the ...   09-11-2013 07:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve clearenc on a rebuilt head (7 replies - 3821 views)

The pad on the underside of the bucket will sit down below the top of the retainer, so that won't work.  Here's an image of ...   09-05-2013 10:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve clearenc on a rebuilt head (7 replies - 3821 views)

In some cases the pad on the underside of the bucket may contact the valve stem, allowing you to take the measurement with no shims.  ...   09-03-2013 11:21 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fritzy Tachometer (40 replies - 48697 views)

Interesting.  Thanks for being a trailblazer and figuring this stuff out. Mike ...   08-28-2013 03:42 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fritzy Tachometer (40 replies - 48697 views)

Well that's a bit disconcerting.  I have a Spiyda conversion kit I was planning to use once I do away with points-based ignition.  (Mine did ...   08-27-2013 10:27 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 29474 views)

subwoofer wrote: Have a look here: http://www.msextra.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=125&t=50605 Bookmarked, many thanks! Mike ...   08-27-2013 07:07 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 29474 views)

104/107 cams.  I picked the head up off of ebay -- it was advertised as a "Skip Brown clone", and it looks to have been ...   08-27-2013 04:08 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 29474 views)

10628 will be getting a 2.2L w/ flowed head, 10.5:1 pistons, lighter rods, center-doweled bearing ladder, steel flywheel, W58 trans, ARP rod and head fasteners, ...   08-26-2013 03:48 pm

Miscellaneous > Top Gear "The Cool 500" (1 reply - 2000 views)

My daughters bought me the book for my birthday, and jokingly I said I didn't think our JH would be in there. Go figure, page 138. "Today ...   08-15-2013 04:07 am

Projects > Build custom car from scratch book (4 replies - 4068 views)

Nice!  Thank you for sharing.  A Cobra is on my bucket list.  Before or after a plane I haven't decided yet. 'Course at this rate I'll ...   07-25-2013 03:31 am

Electrical & Instruments > Decent wiring diagram (13 replies - 12550 views)

Uploaded to the following: http://www.mediafire.com/?1hf6sg1350m9f5n Seems to work ok; let me know if not. Mike ...   07-24-2013 03:58 am

Engine & Transmission > 80 - 82 mph at 3500rpm - W58 5spd (6 replies - 3668 views)

Interesting.  Thanks. ...   04-29-2013 10:54 pm

Engine & Transmission > 80 - 82 mph at 3500rpm - W58 5spd (6 replies - 3668 views)

Tell us more about the digital gauges? Conversions to the originals or something else? Sourced from where? ...   04-28-2013 04:46 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 10141 views)

Mine was indeed a Mk1 part, which is what I needed.  That may explain why the fit at the hood and top of fender was ...   10-09-2012 05:25 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 10141 views)

I tried using a headlight bezel from Delta, but it was unusable, as the contour where it met with the hood (among other fit issues) ...   10-08-2012 06:01 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cross-drilled crank/bearing design (3 replies - 4425 views)

I had originally tacked this on to the end of an old thread but it didn't show up in the Recents, and is really a ...   06-16-2012 05:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > 912 vs 907 cam towers (22 replies - 15135 views)

(started new topic rather than append here.) ...   06-16-2012 04:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (31 replies - 9626 views)

Not a tired subject at all! It looks like maybe Greg has removed the kit from the club store. Conversion Components in new Zealand sells a kit: http://www.conversioncomp.co.nz/products.php?which=34&return=14 ...   04-25-2012 07:47 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212487 views)

That's amazing!  Any pictures to post?  How did you come by it? Mike 10628 ...   04-06-2012 04:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > toyota 5 speed conversion jig extension results (7 replies - 3431 views)

dschiri1 wrote: HA I would consider it after I get my JH back on the road. Maybe in a year or two. Actually it was ...   04-06-2012 04:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > toyota 5 speed conversion jig extension results (7 replies - 3431 views)

jcdean wrote: ...or he could supply a parts listing that you would collect and mail to him. Then he would Tig them up and there ...   04-04-2012 05:06 am

Engine & Transmission > toyota 5 speed conversion jig extension results (7 replies - 3431 views)

Nice! Are you making these for others (for a fee)? I'm getting close to starting this same project. Mike ...   04-03-2012 06:48 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 10141 views)

Great story! Always intersting to hear how people came to own their car(s). Share pics when you have a chance. At present I (and ...   10-27-2011 07:31 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 10141 views)

Great! There are a couple of us not too far from you, Castle Rock and Franktown. The makings of a local club, perhaps... Mike 10628 ...   10-21-2011 07:05 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 29474 views)

San Diego British car day today. Fun day, perfect weather. Four Jensen Healeys and two Interceptors: http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x330/dakota70440/photo5-1-1.jpg http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x330/dakota70440/photo8.jpg The black one won best-in-class. All-original, including ...   10-03-2011 04:51 am

Suspension > Steering binding (11 replies - 7297 views)

I just did this as well and getting the flat to line up was a pain. I dinged the bolt threads to the point ...   10-01-2011 08:14 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 29474 views)

That looks great! Do you happen to have a rear 3/4 or straight on view? Mike ...   09-14-2011 02:52 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 29474 views)

California does require front and rear bumpers if the vehicle came so equipped. But Colorado doesn't and that's where 10628 is registered. Should ...   09-10-2011 10:36 pm

Projects > 10628 Refresh (38 replies - 29474 views)

Thanks, you should have seen it when I started! To be sure, a bunch of pushing and pulling and bending and tweaking to get ...   09-09-2011 04:41 pm


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