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Engine & Transmission > Engine rope rear main seal in early Mk1 (7 replies - 1140 views)

Thanks for the info on the Australian source. I think I am going to reach out to Ross in Sydney to see what he ...   12-12-2017 12:43 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine rope rear main seal in early Mk1 (7 replies - 1140 views)

Thanks Tim, You have stated my struggle perfectly in that I have fully restored an early numbers matching JH. I recently won a ribbon ...   12-10-2017 01:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine rope rear main seal in early Mk1 (7 replies - 1140 views)

Hi All, I know I have read many posts about the famous rope seal leaking. I have 500 miles on my rebuild and now have ...   12-09-2017 02:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

Thanks Tim, I am interested in the extra document. I want to keep my JH as original as possible but dont like the oil pouring ...   06-21-2017 01:36 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

Do you just buy a filter and pull off the ring? Also is this right fram filter for the JH? I use the ...   06-17-2017 02:53 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

I did replace the seals (back and front) of the "doughnut" during the rebuild and inspected them again recently do to the high pressure situation ...   06-17-2017 02:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

Thanks Tim, That was a great narrative and exactly right from my experience. After taking apart the valve and studying the parts catalog and reversing ...   06-16-2017 02:23 am

Body & interior stuff > Steering wheel adaptor (14 replies - 5412 views)

Thanks for the update. I have been wondering about how to get an adapter and have seen one on Ebay for $200! ...   01-07-2017 05:03 pm

Body & interior stuff > Front Window Source (2 replies - 1584 views)

I have found a new (to me) source for new front glass. Pilkington classics: www.pilkingtonclassics.com. I just received mine and it seems to ...   11-19-2016 02:34 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank (7 replies - 3597 views)

Thanks all for your help. I also contacted Martin Robey and they said they are getting ready for a new production run of JH ...   11-19-2016 02:21 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank (7 replies - 3597 views)

Thanks for the followup! I now have a plan to move forward. Still wish I could get a new tank but oh well. ...   11-18-2016 12:37 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank (7 replies - 3597 views)

Thanks. Do you use the mastercoat as a primer then POR? What is KBS? ...   11-17-2016 11:56 am

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank (7 replies - 3597 views)

Haven't seen any new conversations about finding a new fuel tank recently. Anybody found a suitable replacement? I had my old tank repaired ...   11-16-2016 12:47 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Painless wiring harness for Jensen (3 replies - 2329 views)

It was easy to install, just took a fair amount of time. I should also mention that this car was a frame up restoration, ...   08-10-2016 12:42 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Painless wiring harness for Jensen (3 replies - 2329 views)

I just finished rewiring my mark 1 with a new Painless wiring harness and it turned out great. Everything works and it looks good. ...   08-07-2016 06:32 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

Update on oil pressure. After turning the plunger around and reinstalling pump pressure now reads 60 pounds at start up. ...   07-17-2016 02:57 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

shop photo ...   07-12-2016 03:05 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

This is how it looked. ...   07-12-2016 03:04 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

Thanks Greg. I broke down the oil pump and I think the plunger is in backwards from the machine shop. This is how ...   07-12-2016 03:00 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

Thanks Greg, I haven't driven the car yet because of the high pressure. Since the gauge only goes to 100 the pressure pegged the ...   07-08-2016 12:52 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 7817 views)

I have a freshly rebuilt 1973 mark 1 and upon starting it for the first time it has oil pressure at 100 pounds. I ...   07-07-2016 01:24 am

Body & interior stuff > Interior carpet article (0 replies - 1415 views)

Hi all, anyone remember where the article on installing carpet went to? I know it's pretty straight forward but it was good reference. ...   02-22-2015 03:14 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering wheel adaptor (14 replies - 5412 views)

Does anybody have recommendations for a wood steering wheel for my JH? I understand I need a adapter kit as well. I called ...   12-20-2014 01:50 am

Fuel Stuff > Gas tank (4 replies - 5770 views)

Just wondering what club members used in the trunk under the gas tank. My Jensen didn't have anything in it but a badley ...   09-08-2013 10:32 pm

Suspension > firewall steering shaft bushing (15 replies - 12692 views)

Thanks Kurt! I will give it a try. Scott ...   07-08-2013 01:04 pm

Suspension > firewall steering shaft bushing (15 replies - 12692 views)

Hi Kurt , What did you use to replace the plastic bits in the steering column? Thanks, Scott ...   07-03-2013 04:04 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 11944 views)

Wow! I suppose that the imperfections make the cars unique. I would probably be better off getting used ones for a mark 1 ...   10-10-2012 11:12 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 11944 views)

Thanks. Good to know. The ones I have been fiberglassed poorly already. ...   10-09-2012 02:26 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 11944 views)

Hi all from Colorado, Could use some more help. Finished undercarriage, now ready for paint. Wow sticker shock! Quote for $9000! $4000 ...   10-07-2012 02:46 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Replacement wiring harness? (1 reply - 4642 views)

Does anybody have a good source for a new wiring loom? One member mentioned premier wiring, but the web site is gone. I ...   11-06-2011 01:41 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 11944 views)

Nice to hear from all of you. My JH started off yellow, ended up white,before it sat in my father in laws garden for ...   10-30-2011 02:19 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 11944 views)

Wow! Nice to hear from you. I would like to talk to you sometime. Here is my contact info: Scott Smith 719-473-4800 Lss40xray@comcast.net ...   10-22-2011 01:46 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New owner Colorado Springs,CO (15 replies - 11944 views)

JH 12114 Engine B73032440 Car is being dismantled for total rebuild. Engine will be stock except for slightly higher comp pistons. ...   10-21-2011 01:11 pm


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