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Fuel Stuff > Reversal of fuel rail? (5 replies - 1330 views)

I couldn't work out a reason. In fact I thought that the original was potentially less safe due to the longish pipe runs. My version ...   10-24-2016 01:19 pm

Fuel Stuff > Reversal of fuel rail? (5 replies - 1330 views)

I did something similar with mine but brought it up via a small glass filter between the (dellorto) carbs. Looks much better and got rid ...   10-24-2016 12:19 pm

Body & interior stuff > Trunk lid (11 replies - 3645 views)

I added a lift catch, similar to that used on the bonnet (hood). The one I found was shorter than the hood version but it's ...   07-31-2016 07:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing Belt Noise (6 replies - 2568 views)

Brett Gibson JH5 20497 wrote: Belt whine usually means it's to tight, unless you have something else going on like a bearing issue, I agree, the belt ...   09-01-2015 06:58 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield (6 replies - 5361 views)

Brett Gibson JH5 20497 wrote: I had mine replaced a few years ago and the installer did not use any rubber seal's, he just laid a ...   06-01-2014 09:32 am

Engine & Transmission > Getting the rocker covers oil tight (9 replies - 4050 views)

I followed some advice from the guy who built my engine. Clean the cover gasket edges really well to get rid of any oil or ...   12-23-2013 01:00 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Starter running via the Ghost of Lucas? (23 replies - 11407 views)

I had problems with the solenoid sticking plus the starter quickly pulled the battery down. I had to trickle charge it constantly to be sure ...   08-15-2013 09:25 am

Engine & Transmission > rear main seal oil leak? (10 replies - 6427 views)

Another place can be from where the distributor enters the block. I've had oil get past the o ring that should seal but didn't. ...   08-06-2013 12:33 pm

Electrical & Instruments > oil sender (4 replies - 4004 views)

You need these by the looks of it: http://www.demon-tweeks.co.uk/Product.do?method=view&n=1774&p=179309&c=215&utm_source=Google&utm_medium=Base&utm_campaign=Gauge%20Sender%20Units&gclid=CJ-Pk9TX9rQCFSbMtAodkjoA4Q http://www.demon-tweeks.co.uk/motorsport/gauges-auxiliary/smiths-classic-electrical-oil-pressure-gauge I hope there's a supplier in the US! Mike ...   01-20-2013 10:08 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212621 views)

Mk1 #10658 Born on November 24th 1972, so it's now officially 40 years old. It returned to the road one year ago after a (embarrasingly) very ...   12-08-2012 09:49 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Starter running via the Ghost of Lucas? (23 replies - 11407 views)

Sounds like a sticking solenoid to me. Try tapping it with the wooden handle of a hammer. That works on the rare occasion that my ...   10-05-2012 08:18 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Turn Signal Self Cancelling (5 replies - 4755 views)

Hi George, I had the same problem with an MGB switch. As you say the plastic self cancelling collar is too long. The good news is ...   04-12-2012 08:20 am

Engine & Transmission > Speedo Cable (2 replies - 2777 views)

Brett Gibson JH5 20497 wrote: Paul, if memory serves me correctly the cable just goes in the side of the trans. and a small bolt holds ...   03-22-2012 05:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam pulley timing marks (18 replies - 14623 views)

This was discussed on the UK Jensen Owner's Club forum recently: http://www.joc.org.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12316 It looks like you can. Hope the link helps! Mike ...   02-25-2012 10:06 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Starting after a long dry spell (4 replies - 5502 views)

Something that I was advised to do was to take of the cam box covers and apply a special lubricant to the lobs to stop ...   02-23-2012 11:48 am

Body & interior stuff > Mk1 Windshield (11 replies - 7465 views)

I had mine fitted by a regular windshield fitted, though he was familiar with older cars. If your old windshield is still in the car, ...   02-16-2012 09:04 am

Body & interior stuff > Mk1 Windshield (11 replies - 7465 views)

I've just had a new windshield fitted to my MK1. As far as I know they are the same as Mk2s. I looked at used ...   02-14-2012 08:56 am

Body & interior stuff > best way to attach a boot lid finisher (2 replies - 2365 views)

I managed to buy some modern plastic clips which did the job nicely. If the holes are getting too big, why not fill them in ...   02-14-2012 08:49 am

Fuel Stuff > Gas fumes in the trunk (9 replies - 7569 views)

Similar situation here - everything has been replaced, including fitting a stainless tank from a wreck. The tank is great quality and doesn't leak. All ...   10-21-2011 11:22 pm

Fuel Stuff > Gas fumes in the trunk (9 replies - 7569 views)

Hi all I've seen a post or two about gas fumes in the trunk of Healeys. I haven't yet heard that anyone has managed to ...   10-21-2011 01:31 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH Steering Wheel Hub Adapter does not fit my JH (7 replies - 7181 views)

here's another (cheaper) source for the boss: http://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p15194/Steering-Wheel-Boss-for-VAUXHALL-Viva-HB-All-Years-from-Springalex/product_info.html unfortunately also in the UK ...   09-20-2011 06:19 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH Steering Wheel Hub Adapter does not fit my JH (7 replies - 7181 views)

There's a B35-J boss for sale on eBay UK: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MOTO-LITA-B35J-Boss-Kit-hub-JENSEN-HEALEY-models-/120780007707?_trksid=p5197.m7&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%26itu%3DUCI%26otn%3D2%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D2917514323890896521 Does yours look anything like it? I'll look for the other suppliers that I found and post what ...   09-20-2011 06:12 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH Steering Wheel Hub Adapter does not fit my JH (7 replies - 7181 views)

I've been researching new steering wheels for my car. B35-J is the boss for a J_H (B35 is a Vauxhall Viva, the J is for ...   09-19-2011 04:41 pm

Body & interior stuff > Has anyone changed a windshield? (2 replies - 2664 views)

I hadn't thought of an impact driver. Could be a good idea as the glass is damaged anyway Thanks Mike ...   04-05-2011 08:17 pm

Body & interior stuff > Has anyone changed a windshield? (2 replies - 2664 views)

Hi I'm about to put the windshield back on my JH after many years. The problem? The original screen has scratch marks from the wipers. My ...   04-03-2011 10:34 am

Body & interior stuff > Has anyone put a GT Dash in a JH? (15 replies - 9891 views)

Hi Art I was lucky enough to get a GT centre console at the same time. I bought it all a few years ago and only ...   04-02-2011 11:41 pm

Body & interior stuff > Has anyone put a GT Dash in a JH? (15 replies - 9891 views)

I know this is an old topic, but I'm currently putting a GT dash in my JH, so I thought that I'd share my experiences ...   04-02-2011 08:41 pm

Body & interior stuff > E labels and Paint code label Jensen HEALEY (3 replies - 3385 views)

Don't know if it's any help but it looks like you can get them from David Booth in the UK http://www.jensen-healey.co.uk/ ...   01-23-2011 09:21 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Hazard Lights (12 replies - 11253 views)

The electronic one's are great - they have a proper timer inside and they so they flash at the same rate no matter what current ...   11-03-2010 07:03 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Hazard Lights (12 replies - 11253 views)

Brett is right, the normal turn circuit should be isolated when the hazard switch is on. I'm wondering if you have problems with your new ...   11-03-2010 04:31 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Hazard Lights (12 replies - 11253 views)

Hi Rob I'm currently putting my Healey back together and got the hazzard lights working only last week. You should have power to the switch - ...   11-01-2010 07:11 pm

Body & interior stuff > Help with interior trim panels (8 replies - 5595 views)

Thanks Jody I'll take a look at your guide on-line. It'll be a great help. I've seen one of your other guides - the heater unit ...   05-12-2010 06:59 pm

Body & interior stuff > Help with interior trim panels (8 replies - 5595 views)

Hi Pretty soon I'm going to be putting the interior back in to my Healey. I need to replace all of the interior trim panels. ...   05-09-2010 04:07 pm


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