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Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (38 replies - 1099 views)

Don, I did the Spiyda RVC conversion on mine and I never got the calibration signal to work either. I ended up just using ...   10-02-2018 05:14 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (38 replies - 1099 views)

No, the rebuilt Lucas has been perfect. Problem was that my original distributor, the one that came with the car, was a 45D4, not ...   09-22-2018 07:07 am

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (38 replies - 1099 views)

DonBurns wrote: The brand new Pertronix distributor is also leaking a little oil into the cap. I saw a thread on this a recommendations to get ...   09-21-2018 04:40 am

Engine & Transmission > R&R trans (7 replies - 440 views)

Do yourself a favor (I learned this one the hard way). While you have the transmission out, loosen the fill plug (not the drain plug, you ...   08-29-2018 10:33 pm

Accessories > Motif placard on wings (12 replies - 11189 views)

Actually it's not the flag that's upside down, it's the whole layout of the badge. The flag should be on top and the JH-5 ...   08-15-2018 09:47 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Lights stay on (9 replies - 535 views)

Actually, it's a pretty simple fix to remove the longer turn signal stalk from your old switch and install it on the MGB switch (along ...   08-15-2018 09:32 pm

Accessories > Viewing the LCD on a modern stereo (5 replies - 6272 views)

It does pull out from the front. From memory: remove the radio retaining hardware (that's basically what's holding the panel in place). Then, ...   07-18-2018 08:09 pm

Body & interior stuff > OEM Bumper finish (3 replies - 422 views)

You're talking about the steel bumpers with the stainless top panel, right? Yes, matte black. ...   06-24-2018 05:10 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 3315 views)

It was great to meet you, Chris. Glad you enjoyed your time here. Hopefully you'll be able to make future events! ...   06-18-2018 10:06 pm

Suspension > Steering column excessive in and out play (12 replies - 791 views)

Is this Jay from Minnesota? I've got at least one extra column... more for you to look at when you visit, right? ...   06-02-2018 07:26 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 3315 views)

Excellent. That's about an hour and a half from us. ...   05-18-2018 05:43 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 3315 views)

Hey Chris: where in Wisconsin? That's where I am. ...   05-15-2018 05:56 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 3315 views)

Hope you can make it, Chris! I think you'll find it worth the trip. ...   04-24-2018 09:53 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 3315 views)

Looking forward to seeing you and Mark again, Frank. Let's hope for no catastrophes! ...   04-21-2018 06:24 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 3315 views)

Bump: so, who's in for Jensen East 2018? This is going to be a good one (not that they aren't all good) but special ...   04-14-2018 06:25 am

Body & interior stuff > metal front bumper fitment early 1974 car (2 replies - 626 views)

Inside. I'll see if I can find a good closeup picture. This is the best I could do on short notice, but ...   04-06-2018 05:15 am

Suspension > Rear Differential drain plug (6 replies - 869 views)

I don't know why you couldn't. I've seen people do it on Metropolitans for a fill plug: a common swap for the Met is ...   04-02-2018 06:38 am

Engine & Transmission > Second gear popping out (7 replies - 1157 views)

Hey Stuart: I know this has been discussed before, there should be posts on this forum somewhere about it. It's something that seems to ...   03-21-2018 09:25 pm

Suspension > what bushings should be replaced (2 replies - 591 views)

Hey Ralph! Probably all of them :-) What type are you thinking? SuperPro seems to be the brand of choice, but they ...   03-15-2018 06:23 pm

Wheels > Need a spare (5 replies - 978 views)

I've got 12 of them (I've parted out a few JHs). If you can wait, and it gets to be June and you're thinking ...   03-15-2018 06:49 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 3315 views)

Hey Sander! I replied on the Jensen-cars list, but just in case you see me here: I'll try to get hold of Kathy tomorrow ...   03-15-2018 06:43 am

Carburetors > vacuum hose routing question (3 replies - 1103 views)

Well, the good news is that you probably don't need it anyway as I'd guess it doesn't work. The other important thing to note ...   03-10-2018 03:19 am

Engine & Transmission > Changing rear differential gears (9 replies - 1478 views)

Pricelessjunk wrote: Alright, I've made my choice. If anyone needs a good 3:45 rear axle let me know... Ok, I have to ask: where are you located? ...   03-10-2018 03:03 am

Body & interior stuff > Windshield and frame swap (7 replies - 1173 views)

I tried this when I was disassembling a bits car and it didn't work so well for me. Unbolting wasn't actually too bad, but ...   03-09-2018 04:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Changing rear differential gears (9 replies - 1478 views)

Thanks Kurt: that's the real world answer I was looking for. Tall first gear but not undriveable. ...   03-08-2018 07:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Changing rear differential gears (9 replies - 1478 views)

Going to cherry pick your stats for my answer, Tim: Esprit2 wrote: J-H First Gear Overall Ratios (1st gear ratio times final drive ratio = overall ...   03-07-2018 06:01 pm

Engine & Transmission > Changing rear differential gears (9 replies - 1478 views)

A question for those who have experimented: how unusable is a combination of the stock Rootes 4-speed and the 3.45:1 differential? I could see ...   03-06-2018 08:13 pm

Body & interior stuff > Owner's Manual (2 replies - 720 views)

The one in the Martin Robey picture looks just like mine, except mine is a little more ragged and stained. Ray, I'd just order ...   02-26-2018 10:44 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 107308 views)

Well. Ms. Jenavieve has a Lucas 25D distributor once again, with Pertronix II. But not without a few foibles along the way. I went ...   02-22-2018 04:43 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 107308 views)

According to tracking, I should have my rebuilt distributor back today. So, tonight's the night to get it all back together. Really looking ...   02-20-2018 05:19 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 107308 views)

Rebuild of the distributor is underway: expect to have it back in a couple of weeks. An update on the other thing I mentioned: ...   02-01-2018 10:00 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission Leaks 4 Speed 13556 (14 replies - 2329 views)

Just to be clear (I assume this was obvious but you know what happens when you assume): When I mentioned using the CDs as a spacer, ...   02-01-2018 04:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission Leaks 4 Speed 13556 (14 replies - 2329 views)

Back to the leak: I haven't seen anyone else mention this. Regarding the rear main seal (assuming it's not an early rope seal), words of ...   01-31-2018 04:52 pm

Ignition > Needed: Lucas 25D distributor core for rebuild (2 replies - 1142 views)

Got a core from Stephen Luckett: gotta love the JH community! ...   01-19-2018 05:44 pm

Ignition > Needed: Lucas 25D distributor core for rebuild (2 replies - 1142 views)

Hey guys. The question: Does anyone have a JH spec Lucas 25D lying about? It doesn't need to be perfect, it just ...   01-19-2018 04:58 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 107308 views)

Sent the distributor off to Greg at the club store: he didn't have any cores for rebuild in stock. Having it rebuilt by Advanced ...   01-17-2018 09:21 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 107308 views)

Well that was easy! Ms. J's original Lucas 25D was in the first box I looked in. So, next step is ...   01-12-2018 04:26 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 107308 views)

And it's final: the Pertronix distributor has no internal seal, nor does it have an allowance for one. So, we're back to the drawing ...   01-11-2018 06:25 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 107308 views)

Well, just talked to Delta: the initial diagnosis is that the Pertronix distributor doesn't have an internal seal. So, as Jamie Hyneman would say, ...   01-09-2018 09:11 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 107308 views)

Thanks, Bruce. That's the clarification I was looking for regarding the auxiliary housing. Regarding the oil cooler sandwich, that's what I was referring ...   01-09-2018 05:47 pm


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