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VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > 1973 Oil System Diagram (8 replies - 5079 views)

It was a stock item on the Mark 1 engine as far as I know ...   08-02-2014 01:26 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > 1973 Oil System Diagram (8 replies - 5079 views)

Here is the oil pan connection ...   07-27-2014 04:04 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > 1973 Oil System Diagram (8 replies - 5079 views)

here are some pics . The upper hose connects to the spigot by the oil pressure sender underneath the distro . The middle hose connects to the ...   07-27-2014 04:03 pm

Body & interior stuff > Pontiac Fiero Seats (9 replies - 4550 views)

I have just started replacing the old original seats in my JH with some seats from a 1987 Pontiac Fiero.  The bottom foam was shot and ...   07-27-2014 02:20 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > 1973 Oil System Diagram (8 replies - 5079 views)

I have no diagram of the internals ,but would a pic work ? I have a 1973 Mark 1 David Drake ...   07-26-2014 01:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > Installing Exterior Weather Strip (8 replies - 6670 views)

It's never too late (haha) I did use the tiny screws to install my weather strip as that was how it had been done ,at the ...   05-17-2014 12:18 pm

Body & interior stuff > Seats (2 replies - 2898 views)

Haven't jumped yet myself ,but there has been a recent discussion about seats . I seems that Fiero ,Miata (mid to late 90s ) and I ...   04-26-2014 01:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Dashboard Vinyl paint? (5 replies - 2854 views)

I did try the chrome paint and it did lookalike a very bright silver ,but it was very soft and scratched quite easily .i then ...   02-07-2014 09:40 pm

Body & interior stuff > Dashboard Vinyl paint? (5 replies - 2854 views)

I have just used Duplicolor ,fabric vinyl paint in a Flat finish .it is a little glossy ,I would had described it as a satin ...   02-06-2014 02:08 am

Projects > Fresh Air Vent (4 replies - 3440 views)

What a great idea ! I have just fabricated a new vent for the drivers side and was wondering how to accomplish this ...   01-28-2014 12:23 am

Body & interior stuff > Installing Exterior Weather Strip (8 replies - 6670 views)

I just purchased the weather strip from Macgregor and they advised me that the preferred method of attachment was the screws! I asked about the clips ...   01-25-2014 03:20 am

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

I always understood that the pedal placement was to facilitate heel & toe footwork . However I have developed the habit of using the side of ...   01-25-2014 03:10 am

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (27 replies - 15841 views)

Okay now you have left my comfort ,zone ! ...   07-17-2013 03:33 am

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (27 replies - 15841 views)

You need to soak the rope seal gasket in oil for a couple of days before you install it . The result of not soaking it ...   07-15-2013 02:37 am

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 7746 views)

What are the symptoms caused by frothy fuel? I would suspect it to manifest by fuel starvation ,which I do experience in hard left hand ...   06-05-2013 03:00 am

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 7746 views)

Thank Kurt I wonder why there was concern with that gap at all? It's not as if there w as a calculated air leak that was supposed ...   06-01-2013 12:01 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg carb manifold gap (8 replies - 7746 views)

Has anyone determined what the gap should be between the carb flange and the intake manifold ? The WSM  indicated 0.070 in one section and 0.040 ...   06-01-2013 01:37 am

Body & interior stuff > Alternative convertible top securing (5 replies - 5576 views)

Great idea about elongating the tops side mounting bracket holes . As you mentioned the header rail seems wider than the top fabric by approximately half ...   03-30-2013 03:25 am

Body & interior stuff > Alternative convertible top securing (5 replies - 5576 views)

I agree that you most likely have a shrunken top .My 10 year old Robbins was shrinking width wise ,length was not a problem as ...   03-28-2013 01:09 am

Electrical & Instruments > Horn, headlights blinkers repaired (9 replies - 6998 views)

I would think ,or at least hope they could be put up on the Jensen photo alblum . I have no idea how to go about ...   10-19-2012 02:09 am

Electrical & Instruments > Horn, headlights blinkers repaired (9 replies - 6998 views)

How did you get Johns diagrams? I haven't been able to get back to his site for sometime now . I used his  front end rebuild ...   10-19-2012 12:55 am

Carburetors > Fuel stavation (8 replies - 5114 views)

Oh damn !! that is such a pita I'll check the plugs first :-( ...   10-02-2012 03:30 am

Carburetors > Fuel stavation (8 replies - 5114 views)

Tank level doesn't seem to make a difference  ,I never let it get below 1/2 a tank ( don't trust the sender below that level ...   10-02-2012 03:26 am

Body & interior stuff > Weather proffing the soft top (8 replies - 6073 views)

yOU KNOW WHAT i REALLY REALLY HATE ... IS WHERE THE LEAK ON THE DRIVERS SIDE ENDS UP ,RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF MY LAP ...   09-30-2012 01:23 am

Carburetors > Fuel stavation (8 replies - 5114 views)

I haven't checked the plugs ,I will do that . Wouldn't the issues you mention float level and line blockage  affect straight line running and right ...   09-29-2012 12:16 pm

Carburetors > Fuel stavation (8 replies - 5114 views)

Can someone explain to me   why when I make a hard left turn from a stop, the engine initially starts pulling  strong but as ...   09-29-2012 03:19 am

Body & interior stuff > Weather proffing the soft top (8 replies - 6073 views)

Brett I was  concerned with the soft top and the leaks right at the top of the A pillars . It sounded like you had poured ...   09-24-2012 02:37 am

Body & interior stuff > Weather proffing the soft top (8 replies - 6073 views)

Brett although it was sometime a go ,do you have a picture of your cure to fix the top leak ? David Drake 73 JH ...   09-24-2012 12:25 am

Engine & Transmission > The rope seal (4 replies - 3235 views)

I had the same problem !Had the engine rebuilt and the new rope seal leaked like a sieve after about 100 miles . I called Delta  ...   05-12-2012 01:19 am

Body & interior stuff > Rocker Panels (3 replies - 3077 views)

I have some pics that I downloaded of someone else's rock replacement project .I can send them to you offline if you wish ,they maybe ...   03-18-2012 01:16 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Turn Signal/ wiper Switch Clamp Broken (3 replies - 3779 views)

Thats a good idea .Not too long ago I bought the MG switch from Delta and it is too short ! It is quite functional but ...   02-29-2012 12:33 am

Body & interior stuff > Seat Reset for tall drivers (5 replies - 3969 views)

Those seats do not look original to me . Do you know what they are out of ...   11-20-2011 12:38 am

Body & interior stuff > Soft Top Hardware (4 replies - 3118 views)

try MCMASTER CARR http://www.mcmaster.com/#standard-ptfe-washers/=eys2q2 Lots of boat parts there for my American cousins !! ...   11-17-2011 01:48 am

Miscellaneous > Parts cars in Ontario, Canada? (3 replies - 2796 views)

Stephen I live in Keswick so thats not far away 10-15 miles . I guess the first clue is the "pictures just won't do it justice" ...   10-12-2011 02:01 am

Miscellaneous > Parts cars in Ontario, Canada? (3 replies - 2796 views)

Stephen where  north of Toronto was this car ? I live North of Toronto myself ...   10-09-2011 02:54 am

Brakes > Brake flex line length (5 replies - 5678 views)

Mason I just installed 2 new flex lines  from Delta myself .While talking with Jeff ,he mentioned they were out of stock of the original 15 ...   10-09-2011 12:01 am


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