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Ignition > Misfire after 30 minutes (30 replies - 6563 views)

Another thought...the vacuum retard unit on the distributor is usually bad , and if connected to the system allows air to be sucked in and ...   05-08-2016 06:13 pm

Ignition > Misfire after 30 minutes (30 replies - 6563 views)

On my son's JH, we found that replacing the distributor cap made a world of difference..we watched the engine in the dark and could actually ...   05-08-2016 06:11 pm

Ignition > Misfire after 30 minutes (30 replies - 6563 views)

You never told us if the battery checked bad or not...and if it was good, if the alternator was good. Frank ...   05-08-2016 06:35 am

Carburetors > Aftermarket Stromberg air filter elements (1 reply - 1723 views)

I think Delta Motorsports has the foam to put in those things.. Frank ...   05-07-2016 03:59 pm

Ignition > Misfire after 30 minutes (30 replies - 6563 views)

Yes...it should be 13.6 or even better...maybe your battery is old or defective?? Most last about three years or four...if it is older, I would ...   05-07-2016 03:56 pm

Ignition > Misfire after 30 minutes (30 replies - 6563 views)

Well, the voltage to the coil runs through the tach...I, (opinion) suspect the coil...and is there a resistor in the circuit? If so, make ...   05-06-2016 06:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 9775 views)

You have me confused. I am familiar with the two bearing tensioner for the JH. I refer, however, to the single bearing unit ...   05-06-2016 08:52 am

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 9775 views)

I just removed the idler pulley and eccentric from a GT that is so rusty all that is worth saving is the engine and transmission ...   05-04-2016 09:00 pm

Miscellaneous > Anyone in the Houston area??? (2 replies - 1134 views)

Now... well over a hundred Jensenites have viewed this query...and not a single one in the Houston area has stepped up who is willing to ...   05-04-2016 08:55 pm

Miscellaneous > Anyone in the Houston area??? (2 replies - 1134 views)

So far, 55 Jensenites have looked at this posting... I find it hard to believe that there is no Jensen person in the Houston who ...   04-24-2016 04:40 pm

Miscellaneous > Anyone in the Houston area??? (2 replies - 1134 views)

Is there any Jensenite in the Houston area who can help a lady living near there who has a Jensen GT which is not running ...   04-16-2016 05:13 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tarunk lock spring gadget (6 replies - 2048 views)

Thanks for the suggestion, but it is a spring steelband with two barbed "feet"...Picture is on Jensen Owners Club (UK) site as viewtopic.php?f=5&t=22890 Frank ...   04-15-2016 08:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tarunk lock spring gadget (6 replies - 2048 views)

Sorry...that should read Trunk not Tarunk... Frank ...   04-15-2016 01:37 am

Body & interior stuff > Tarunk lock spring gadget (6 replies - 2048 views)

Does anyone know a source of that dadgummed spring fitting that goes around the trunk lock mechanism and has two barbs that when the lock ...   04-15-2016 01:36 am

Miscellaneous > Pete Bahr (4 replies - 1609 views)

Pete's wife passed away last fall and I sent a donation in memorial to her favorite Charity. I learned that the Jensen East group sent ...   03-30-2016 09:52 pm

Fuel Stuff > Gas fumes in the trunk (9 replies - 7646 views)

There was some talk long ago on the Internet about this...I have retained a few of the comments with credit for such as well. In response ...   02-12-2016 05:49 am

Fuel Stuff > Gas fumes in the trunk (9 replies - 7646 views)

There have been many theories as to this bothersome phenomenon. I do not have an answer. My son put a5 inch computer fan ...   02-12-2016 12:52 am

Body & interior stuff > Trunk lid (11 replies - 3743 views)

Very odd...I logged on to Moss Motors and in the "search" mode, found nothing that matched Miata... More information, please. ...   01-23-2016 03:26 am

Engine & Transmission > Differences between MkII engine and GT engine? (16 replies - 5750 views)

Definitely use your original water pump...the one in the GT has a longer shaft and will not accommodate your belt driven fan...the viscous coupled fan ...   01-17-2016 04:43 pm

Projects > More "bling" for the Jensen Healey (16 replies - 5487 views)

Looks really good, and I plan to do the same...I recently worked on a lady's JH. It was painted pearl white and had neat dual ...   01-11-2016 07:02 pm

Body & interior stuff > Trunk lid (11 replies - 3743 views)

Somebody figured out how to fit a pneumatic hoist or whatever you call those gas charged things...anyhow, some Jensenite did fit one to his trunk ...   01-06-2016 12:07 am

Carburetors > best place to have strombergs rebuilt (12 replies - 3911 views)

I hear good things about Joe Curto..and I have bought smaller bits and pieces from him and found him to be very helpful and friendly ...   12-09-2015 06:49 am

Carburetors > best place to have strombergs rebuilt (12 replies - 3911 views)

Not that hard to do...you0 can order rebuild kits from Delta and also needle seats and new needles, if needed, and setting up and adjusting ...   12-08-2015 05:46 am

Projects > 75 jh rear diff and transmission (4 replies - 1967 views)

If it is a five speed 80-90 gear oil is proper for both the rear end AND the tranny. If a four speed, ...   12-03-2015 08:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > removing cylinder head (10 replies - 5091 views)

Cylinder 2 not firing? Check for a spark....... ...   11-18-2015 05:43 am

Body & interior stuff > Side view mirrors (4 replies - 1758 views)

Does anyone know where I can find some good quality all metal side mirrors, driver's side and passenger..similar or as original??? Every one I found ...   11-15-2015 10:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > Motor questions (8 replies - 8267 views)

Hi Ron...I see you are back into racing again...ae you still using that JH chassis I sold you???? I thought you had given up racing... Frank ...   11-12-2015 06:43 am

Carburetors > Fuel needles (3 replies - 1861 views)

Arvin: I think Delta sells the needles and you would probably want to get the seat as well...I also think Bruce Madden has them...in fact, I ...   11-03-2015 01:58 am

Carburetors > Varying idle (0 replies - 1043 views)

Carbs balanced and so on...but cannot get a consistant idle...I can set it and then it slowly will change...such as ..set it to 950 rpm ...   11-02-2015 05:19 pm

Ignition > Pertronix failure (1 reply - 1235 views)

Working on a friends JH and we replace the coil with a Blaster (MSD) coil and the recommended resistor and used a Pertronix unit in ...   11-02-2015 05:14 pm

Ignition > Misfire (5 replies - 2286 views)

The problem could be a plug wire not plugged into the distributor cap..it is so tight under there that when you try to put the ...   11-02-2015 06:42 am

Brakes > Master Cylinder (4 replies - 2024 views)

FYI...bought a new TR6 Master Cylinder to replace one that was bad on a friend's JH...new one looks great and is exactly as the ...   10-25-2015 09:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3518 views)

Are yours the originals? If so they are what, 40+ years old?? I'd recommend replacing them...you can get new ones like the originals ...   10-25-2015 08:09 am

Electrical & Instruments > Spoeedometer calibration (4 replies - 2354 views)

Fuzzy thinking on my part...that should be Turns per Mile... So how many turns per mile does a Smiths JH speedo turn...or whatever it might ...   10-21-2015 07:53 am

Electrical & Instruments > Spoeedometer calibration (4 replies - 2354 views)

Can anyone tell me how many turns per minute equates to on the dial. Such as 1000 Turns per minute equals 60 Miles Per ...   10-21-2015 12:00 am

Projects > More "bling" for the Jensen Healey (16 replies - 5487 views)

Hving come froma car show where my Inteerceptor was put in a class with three very nice Jensen Healeys, I took first in that ...   10-13-2015 05:12 pm

Engine & Transmission > Sprocket timing (14 replies - 5029 views)

Kurt: If I knew the answer, I'd write it up. Now that things are back to "normal" with 0 degrees static, it idles at 10 ...   08-08-2015 05:53 am

Engine & Transmission > Sprocket timing (14 replies - 5029 views)

Well, talk about a combination of errors...mainly throttle cable hanging and a bad tachometer...things now back to normal...idle at 10 degrees, but have to change ...   08-06-2015 05:02 am

Engine & Transmission > Sprocket timing (14 replies - 5029 views)

Yes, all timing marks are correct....so now I am checking fuel and air...no air leaks, removing carbs to make sure butterfly valves are completely closed...then ...   08-05-2015 06:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > Sprocket timing (14 replies - 5029 views)

No luck yet. I have all the marks lined up as per the manual and I have done this a dozen times in the ...   08-05-2015 06:12 am


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