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Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 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 05:43 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 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 06:19 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 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 11:00 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission Leaks 4 Speed 13556 (14 replies - 400 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 05:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission Leaks 4 Speed 13556 (14 replies - 400 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 05:52 pm

Ignition > Needed: Lucas 25D distributor core for rebuild (2 replies - 234 views)

Got a core from Stephen Luckett: gotta love the JH community! ...   01-19-2018 06:44 pm

Ignition > Needed: Lucas 25D distributor core for rebuild (2 replies - 234 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 05:58 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 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 10:21 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 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 05:26 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 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 07:25 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 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 10:11 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 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 06:47 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

And... not to beat a dead horse, but I'll ask this one more time: is there a seal of some sort inside the oil ...   01-09-2018 05:26 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

Right. That's the post I found that gave me the Chicago Rawhide part number. In the meantime, I haven't heard back from Delta ...   01-09-2018 05:22 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

We'll see what Delta has to say first. Also, about my other question: is there a seal of some sort inside the oil pump/aux ...   01-08-2018 11:07 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

It was just a simpler solution at the time, Bruce. I knew I wanted to replace the distributor anyway and it was just easier ...   01-08-2018 10:40 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

Well, the distributor portion of things just got more complicated: more below. First, I did get the timing belt changed to the blue Gates ...   01-08-2018 10:23 pm

Ignition > 1974 Jensen Healey Crank but No Start (13 replies - 550 views)

OK, so the interlock keeps it from cranking. I wasn't sure about that or if it somehow defeated the ignition to keep it from ...   01-07-2018 05:10 am

Ignition > 1974 Jensen Healey Crank but No Start (13 replies - 550 views)

I'm a little late to the party, and I don't know if this has been addressed or if it could be related, but... First thing I ...   01-04-2018 09:12 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

Thanks for the explanation, Bruce (and thanks to Brett for asking why). I'll look into it when I have the distributor out. I ...   12-29-2017 05:06 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

I'll take a closer look at the distributor when I have it out, Bruce. It's a reasonably new distributor from Delta, bought it a ...   12-28-2017 06:23 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

It's still a project even though I've been driving her for over 5 years, right? So this is still an appropriate place to post? Anyway, ...   12-28-2017 05:31 pm

Carburetors > Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Vacuum Lines Schematic (11 replies - 8849 views)

Glad the diagrams helped. Tim brings up a good point, which I didn't mention above but was referenced in the link to my original ...   12-19-2017 08:54 pm

Carburetors > Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Vacuum Lines Schematic (11 replies - 8849 views)

Hi Chris: if this helps, I went through the removal of most of the vacuum lines when I was sorting out some running issues a ...   12-16-2017 07:49 am

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (36 replies - 18094 views)

I assume you got your axle shaft issue straightened out? (no pun intended) How did those motor mounts work out for you? I bought the ...   11-27-2017 09:12 pm

Brakes > JH BRAKE DRUMS (5 replies - 2152 views)

Well, mine (16173) does have them threaded: 1/4-28 bolt, I believe it's a half inch length from memory. And I agree: I don't think they are ...   09-26-2017 09:17 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Show your radios (5 replies - 889 views)

I've never had an original radio. Out of the three Jensens I've had, including parts cars, one had no radio, one had a British ...   09-19-2017 11:32 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 2302 views)

Don, before you go any farther (assuming you haven't done this yet, though I read through everything kind of fast so maybe I missed it) ...   08-23-2017 05:41 am

Miscellaneous > 2015 Jensen Western Nationals (3 replies - 2104 views)

You can always come and join us for one of the East events. Plenty of room. 2018 will be June 7-11 in Asheville, ...   08-10-2017 05:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Front bumper top piece (4 replies - 1153 views)

Art, I'll ask the obvious question: are you going into the replacement bumper stainless business? There's definitely interest there. ...   06-23-2017 07:52 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87791 views)

Another spring is here and Ms. J is on the road again. Did absolutely nothing with her this winter, as there wasn't really any ...   05-10-2017 07:22 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tan carpets (5 replies - 1058 views)

Love to help you, Frank, but mine have always been black and the originals were tossed a while ago. Someone should have them though. ...   05-10-2017 08:21 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen East Coast Nationals 2017 (7 replies - 2460 views)

Sent in my registration yesterday (reserved the room last month). Looking forward to seeing everyone! ...   04-19-2017 05:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (35 replies - 11491 views)

OK, that makes all kinds of sense then. I remember noticing once (though I've rebuilt my tach to RVC specs and I'm not sure ...   04-13-2017 05:19 am

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (35 replies - 11491 views)

Rick Willard wrote: Another thought to consider from my own experience. The 2nd of my 4 JH's had the Getrag 5-speed, which is a good ...   04-13-2017 12:10 am

Body & interior stuff > Pontiac Fiero Seats (9 replies - 5042 views)

I picked up a set of very nice Fiero seats about a year and a half ago and they went in last winter when I ...   03-29-2017 07:26 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (36 replies - 18094 views)

I've got a full rear axle/differential assembly sitting in storage: like Bruce said you can probably find someone closer (I'm in Wisconsin, I think I've ...   02-20-2017 08:17 am

Body & interior stuff > Hardtop refinishing (2 replies - 925 views)

Don't know about the interior, but I suspect you could use something like this for the exterior: https://www.permatex.com/products/specialized-maintenance-repair/fabric-vinyl-repair/permatex-vinyl-leather-repair-kit/ ...   02-14-2017 06:30 am

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 7163 views)

Hi Frank! Actually, in the areas I was concerned about losing a finger, I wrapped the sandpaper around a wood stick to hold it ...   12-30-2016 06:12 pm

Engine & Transmission > Installing the intake manifold (9 replies - 2696 views)

OK, I don't honestly remember which ones they were. This was a year ago and I don't remember what I did last week much ...   11-17-2016 05:24 pm


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