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Fuel Stuff > ECCO 15LM12 (1 reply - 3695 views)

Another alternative: http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=1397&forum_id=14 ...   11-21-2013 01:20 am

Fuel Stuff > SU Fuel Pump Alternative (1 reply - 4654 views)

Wow, has it really been almost 4 years? Pump still running strong. ...   11-21-2013 01:20 am

Body & interior stuff > Paint the backside of fenders? (13 replies - 11744 views)

I used POR 15 several years ago on somewhat rusted fenders. No rust has returned and the areas that I can see still look good. http://www.por15.com/POR-15-Rust-Preventive-Paint_c_11.html ...   11-21-2013 01:17 am

Miscellaneous > Fender bender (9 replies - 7456 views)

Mason Jones wrote: I should be able to track down at least a good used fender. > Pair Jensen Healey Rear Quarter Panels - $400 > http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/pts/2964951086.html ...   04-29-2012 04:08 am

Engine & Transmission > sluggish clutch (8 replies - 5090 views)

Hay Ross, My clutch cable has the same problem. I have disconnected it from the tranny (easy) and tried to get lubricant into the cable housing ...   12-09-2011 06:51 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering Wheel Hub Group Buy (5 replies - 4295 views)

BTW: Steering wheels are about $150 from Summit Racing: http://www.summitracing.com/search/Brand/Lecarra-Steering-Wheels/ ...   11-18-2011 03:54 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering Wheel Hub Group Buy (5 replies - 4295 views)

Please let me know by Thanksgiving! ...   11-18-2011 03:48 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH Steering Wheel Hub Adapter does not fit my JH (7 replies - 7172 views)

SpeedyMitch wrote: Upon installation I found that it is too large for the splines on my '73 (#12827). Can somebody please verify that the "standard" spline ...   11-18-2011 03:39 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering Wheel Hub Group Buy (5 replies - 4295 views)

http://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p15194/Steering-Wheel-Boss-for-VAUXHALL-Viva-HB-All-Years-from-Springalex/product_info.html Mitch >>>> Do you have this part available? Gary >>> Sorry we do not have that hub in stock at the moment, we can order one ...   11-18-2011 03:30 pm

Body & interior stuff > After Market Steering Wheel (5 replies - 4135 views)

I purchased a genuine Jensen Healey Le Carra B-35J hub from e-bay but the splines do not fit my steering column. I am not sure ...   11-18-2011 02:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > Starter Motor? (12 replies - 6840 views)

Jensen Healey wrote: I had some problems with filthy loose connections. After a good cleaning and pinching a few connections I almost forgot there was ever ...   10-24-2011 03:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > Starter Motor? (12 replies - 6840 views)

Sometimes my J-H won't start. I get my goggles, gloves, special driving slippers and hat on, turn the key and.... ....nothing. No click, no starter motor, no ...   09-22-2011 05:43 am

Body & interior stuff > JH Steering Wheel Hub Adapter does not fit my JH (7 replies - 7172 views)

Thanks for the excellent information Mike. The only thing on the hub/boss is "Made In France". In your research have you identified any alternative or other ...   09-19-2011 04:59 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH Steering Wheel Hub Adapter does not fit my JH (7 replies - 7172 views)

Several months ago I purchased a Lecarra adapter kit. Advertised as NOS but clearly used it even included the original box. The part number on ...   09-17-2011 03:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Replacement (22 replies - 10022 views)

Thanks guys - looks like I'll be spending some (more) quality time under the Jensen! ...   08-12-2011 04:07 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Replacement (22 replies - 10022 views)

> I think the header has to be off to be able to raise the engine enough to get the new mounts in. I agree. ...   08-12-2011 03:45 am

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Replacement (22 replies - 10022 views)

SpeedyMitch wrote: With the steering shaft now sitting on the floor I find that the old header will NOT come out through the space between ...   08-11-2011 11:01 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust system replacement (27 replies - 18998 views)

Hay Mike, I have been toying with an idea. Some may find this offensive but here is my thinking: A Miata has motor very similar to the ...   08-03-2011 01:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Replacement (22 replies - 10022 views)

Thanks for everybody's help.  Here is a quick update. I used quite a bit of explosive language and PB Blaster and finally go the top and ...   07-21-2011 07:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Replacement (22 replies - 10022 views)

I did the yoga moves and got all 12 nuts/studs off the old header (about half came off with the stud). Now I'm stuck trying to ...   07-20-2011 06:37 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > ???engine # (13 replies - 12986 views)

Holy Smokes! The 'B' prefix on your VIN denotes that your motor is THE long lost Lotus/Moss/Shelby top secret 260hp cross flow direct injection large bore ...   07-01-2011 03:16 pm

Projects > 11040 has moved to Austin, Texas (24 replies - 16671 views)

Mason Jones wrote: Is the black stuff some kind of undercoating? Should I not scrape it off? My JH had what looks like the same ...   06-26-2011 06:52 pm

Projects > 11040 has moved to Austin, Texas (24 replies - 16671 views)

Mason Jones wrote: Should I worry about the valves/tappets? Hay Mason, Looks familiar! My JH looked much the same when I dug it out of a snow ...   06-25-2011 11:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil pump rebuild (46 replies - 22992 views)

dmatth wrote: I'm wondering if a clogged bleed hole could be a factor Hay Doug, When I purchased my early JH last year it had never had ...   06-22-2011 08:59 pm

Engine & Transmission > replace freeze plug (6 replies - 5340 views)

Hay Mason, Welcome to the JH community. You are in good hands with Kurt, Art, and the other long time owners on this forum. To every new ...   06-20-2011 09:13 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing Belt Position and Wear (5 replies - 4187 views)

Brett Gibson JH5 20497 wrote: Mitch the later tensioners (single fat ones) use a stud that screws in and out, also NO play. Thanks for the info ...   06-14-2011 05:59 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing Belt Position and Wear (5 replies - 4187 views)

Is it possible for the tensioner pulley stud to have play in it? Does the stud screw into the block or is it pressed in? Thanks ...   06-14-2011 03:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing Belt Position and Wear (5 replies - 4187 views)

> I think it has something to do with weather the tensioner is running on the up side or back side of the ...   06-09-2011 07:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing Belt Position and Wear (5 replies - 4187 views)

I changed the timing belt and belt tensioner bearing about a year ago. I have put several *thousand* miles on the JH since then with ...   06-08-2011 11:42 pm

Miscellaneous > NorCal All British Field Meet (1 reply - 2092 views)

Jensen Healey wrote: Anyone going to the Woodland, CA show? I'll be there. TWO Jensen Healeys (at least) will be there! ...   05-21-2011 02:40 am

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Replacement (22 replies - 10022 views)

After trying several patching compounds I'm coming to the conclusion that a full exhaust header replacement is likely the only way to fix the cracked ...   05-08-2011 06:17 pm

Body & interior stuff > After Market Steering Wheel (5 replies - 4135 views)

What is the recommended after-market steering wheel diameter for a tall JH driver?   I'm leaning towards the 14" 3-spoke wheel to give my legs some extra ...   05-08-2011 06:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil for engine and transmission (3 replies - 3891 views)

Anton wrote: What type/brand oil and how many litres should I use for the engine of my JH MKI, 4 speed?  I'm happy with Red Line ...   03-23-2011 05:31 am

Engine & Transmission > Stock 907 Timing (3 replies - 3867 views)

I've been playing with the timing in my stock '73 and have some observations that others may be able to confirm or deny. 5-degrees before TDC ...   03-09-2011 09:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > Alternator removal and refit (8 replies - 5846 views)

rossjfox wrote: I knew this couldn't be as bad as some said. Having just gone through this procedure some things I might add... You will need to ...   02-26-2011 04:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > Door Mirror Options (4 replies - 4228 views)

SpeedyMitch wrote: Any other options, thoughts, considerations, etc??? I see there are some strong feeling about side view mirrors out there... I ended up 'refurbishing' my rattling and ...   02-16-2011 11:04 pm

Body & interior stuff > Looking for Door Top Finisher (0 replies - 1542 views)

My passenger side "Door Top Finisher" is AWOL. Does anybody have one from a parts car they are willing to part with? Thanks in advance! Here is ...   02-16-2011 10:53 pm

Engine & Transmission > U-Joints? (10 replies - 6006 views)

Jensen Healey wrote: Motor Honey? I would have thought Redline MT for a guy like you! Jeez, only 40 something posts and I'm already getting a ...   02-14-2011 04:42 am

Engine & Transmission > U-Joints? (10 replies - 6006 views)

Done deal. New u-joints, rear transmission seal, and crush washers from Delta. 2 quarts of Valvoline VR-1 20-50w. An evening of fun with the vise and sockets. Viola ...   02-12-2011 04:40 pm

Engine & Transmission > U-Joints? (10 replies - 6006 views)

pbahr wrote: Just when do you get the noise? It seems to be mostly around town driving. It does not always happen when the load changes ...   02-06-2011 05:18 am


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