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Carburetors > No Start - Smoke (5 replies - 3663 views)

Ok...I can get it running briefly when I spray carb cleaner into the body with the throttle open.  I know gas is getting to the ...   12-06-2010 12:21 am

Carburetors > No Start - Smoke (5 replies - 3663 views)

Ok compression was fine last time it ran but a little low. I did the alignment..fine..spark at #1 plug. Wires in correct firing order, etc. ...   12-05-2010 03:25 pm

Carburetors > No Start - Smoke (5 replies - 3663 views)

If you're a regular you've probably seen some of my posts and my problems trying to start my jensen. Here's what I've done so far... 1. installed ...   12-05-2010 12:24 am

Ignition > not starting - battery? (14 replies - 9016 views)

Ok put the NEW battery in and turned it over...same deal...it turns over slowly like it has low charge but it's brand new. I want to ...   11-21-2010 12:23 am

Ignition > not starting - battery? (14 replies - 9016 views)

Thanks Brett,   I haven't tried the new battery yet...will try tonight and let you know. ...   11-16-2010 07:21 pm

Ignition > not starting - battery? (14 replies - 9016 views)

Thanks...I'm going down that list. I managed to get a new battery...I did look at the alternator today and the connections seem to go back ...   11-16-2010 02:41 pm

Ignition > not starting - battery? (14 replies - 9016 views)

i'm thinking it may be the alternator as well...have to check it but i bet it's the original...probably a lucas as it's a late (1975) healey. ...   11-15-2010 06:52 pm

Ignition > not starting - battery? (14 replies - 9016 views)

ok will gve it a try...thanks ...   11-12-2010 02:29 pm

Ignition > not starting - battery? (14 replies - 9016 views)

Had the jensen running...now won't start. I charged the battery up so it is fully charged but when I turn it over it seems like ...   11-11-2010 08:37 pm

Carburetors > Carbtune (1 reply - 2879 views)

Anybody know if the Carbtune II will work on a 1975 Jensen Healey?? I sent a note to Carbtune (see response below). Thank you for your ...   11-08-2010 03:31 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

One more question... On the Dell'ortos .... what's a good setting for the idle and mixture screws (just to get to a good starting point?? I think I ...   11-08-2010 01:20 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Hey Joachim, can you help me locate the rubber gaskets in the jhps store? I can't seem to locate them. thanks ...   11-07-2010 03:32 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

yes sorry about that I know they're dellortos...I was thinking about webers for some reason when I wrote the message earlier. ...   11-07-2010 03:25 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

OK I got it running.....sluggish though...I did get the timing correctly adjusted though...It smokes a lot from under the engine, does that indicate a problem ...   11-06-2010 09:00 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Thanks for the advice. .. You know the spark i got from the flamethrower did look kind of weak. I think what I'll do then ...   10-25-2010 12:52 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

So i ran a wire from the battery to the +ve terminal of the coil and got a spark when I held the lead next ...   10-24-2010 03:10 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Ok i'll test it tonight and report back... thanks again! ...   10-20-2010 10:54 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

well i tested the FT coil the same way i tested the lucas coil, i.e. hooked up the red power from the ignition to the ...   10-20-2010 06:02 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Ok, well I don't believe the 1975 had a ballast resistor so I can't remove it. What i don't know is if the flamethrower i ...   10-20-2010 05:42 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

What is the loom?  Are you saying that I should go back to the flamethrower (ie a new one that works) to go with the ...   10-20-2010 04:53 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

I think the problem is that I installed the Pertronix Flamethrower Coil, replacing the Lucas Coil, and it somehow fried the Crane Allison switch in ...   10-20-2010 02:57 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

c ...   10-20-2010 02:24 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

switch pics... ...   10-20-2010 02:23 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

OK I put the old coil back in and got a spark (see pictures) . The other 2 pictures are of the switch from the crane/allison ...   10-20-2010 02:22 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Ok, I checked the voltage with my multimeter and there is 12V. SO i guess the coil is shot?? funny though as I bought it ...   10-19-2010 02:17 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

OK I connected up the red wire (with tape, cloth) to the +ve of the coil along with the red wire from the Pertronix ignitor. ...   10-19-2010 02:09 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

ok from my picture I have the red wire (with tape on it) or a black & White wire. Which one do you think is ...   10-19-2010 01:40 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Mine is a 1975...I'm going to try your suggestions now...will report back ...   10-19-2010 01:24 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

also when I'm cranking is this a manual crank or not? ...   10-18-2010 01:17 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

When you say "switched" wire..which one is that? ...   10-18-2010 01:15 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

I had to pack it up for today but I'll try this tomorrow and report back. Thanks for all the help. ...   10-18-2010 01:13 am

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Tried that ...still no hint of a spark anywhere... ...   10-17-2010 09:58 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

OK will try that...btw I don't have a ballast resistor ...   10-17-2010 09:21 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

the coil... ...   10-17-2010 08:13 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Ok thanks ...   10-17-2010 08:05 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

yes ...   10-17-2010 08:00 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

BTW: Anyone know what this is? ...   10-17-2010 07:48 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

Here's some pics of the solenoid and coil.. ...   10-17-2010 07:45 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

OK I ran a piece of wire from the +ve battery terminal to the Coil to ensure I have 12 V..OK...still no spark when I ...   10-17-2010 06:36 pm

Ignition > No Spark at all (48 replies - 22825 views)

I replaced the crane allison ignition with a pertronix ignitor. I also have a new flame thrower coil. I still have no spark.  I took the ...   10-17-2010 05:56 pm


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