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Brakes > JH BRAKE DRUMS (5 replies - 1749 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 - 402 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 - 1378 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 - 1783 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 - 719 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... (135 replies - 79162 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 - 786 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 - 2074 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 (31 replies - 9644 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 (31 replies - 9644 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 - 4554 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 (27 replies - 15874 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 - 715 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 - 6326 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 - 2116 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

Engine & Transmission > Installing the intake manifold (9 replies - 2116 views)

I was reading this, trying to remember since I just had my head off for reconditioning and new valves last winter. Clinton's sounds like ...   11-16-2016 06:00 pm

Electrical & Instruments > 3 Fuse Third fuse (12 replies - 2189 views)

Fuse size comparisons: http://tr6.danielsonfamily.org/ForumImages/FuseComparison.pdf Basically, it's a question of "must blow" vs "slow blow". The Lucas 35 amp is the rough equivalent of an AGC ...   11-15-2016 11:52 pm

Carburetors > Carburetors filter covers (6 replies - 1505 views)

I just went back to the original "muffler type" because I was trying to keep the car original during the restoration. You'll get all ...   11-15-2016 11:44 pm

Carburetors > Carburetors filter covers (6 replies - 1505 views)

If you have Strombergs (looks like you do) I have a complete set of K&N filters and associated hardware, the whole conversion kit, that I'd ...   11-15-2016 06:44 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 2307 views)

According to the receipt I have from the previous owner, the clock was repaired/renovated by D&M Restoration in Greenville, SC. http://dandmrestoration.com/ Their price back in ...   11-15-2016 06:38 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 2307 views)

Frank, I'll dig up that receipt and get his contact information. Like I said it was the PO that used his services, not me, ...   11-14-2016 11:51 pm

Electrical & Instruments > 3 Fuse Third fuse (12 replies - 2189 views)

Before you do anything, I would pull out the fuses, clean them up (emery cloth or steel wool, or maybe a can of aerosol electrical ...   11-14-2016 05:56 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 2307 views)

Well, scratch that. I forgot that the parts car I was thinking of was a Mk I, which didn't have a clock. Sorry ...   11-14-2016 05:53 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 2307 views)

I believe I do have a extra clock from one of my parts cars, can't vouch for whether it actually works or not but it ...   11-13-2016 06:22 am

Projects > Project 16984. (27 replies - 4413 views)

If you're that good of a metal worker, all the power in the world to you. I made my own floor pans last winter ...   10-07-2016 06:12 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 79162 views)

Wow, looking through old posts and realized I haven't posted in this thread in forever. I'll get some pics together and update soon, ...   10-03-2016 07:53 am

Electrical & Instruments > Rear and reverse circuit (8 replies - 1937 views)

Before you go to too much hair pulling testing, let me mention (though you probably already know) that the ignition switch has to be on ...   10-03-2016 07:45 am

Fuel Stuff > thickness of material for under gas tank (8 replies - 1572 views)

I used sections of 12/2 Romex (residential building cable, what you've got for all the wiring in your house most likely). Cut about 4 ...   10-03-2016 07:32 am

Miscellaneous > membership (1 reply - 856 views)

Hey Tom: just as a sharing of experience, Greg is not always consistent with sending out the newsletter. Actually I don't think I've seen ...   09-19-2016 10:03 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Spiyda RVI Buffer (4 replies - 1654 views)

Oh, for what it's worth... if this comes with the cable to calibrate the tach, I (along with other people here) found it basically unusable. ...   09-01-2016 06:37 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Spiyda RVI Buffer (4 replies - 1654 views)

Nope, never even heard of this one. Looks interesting. I actually bought the Spiyda conversion kit to internally convert my RVI tach to ...   09-01-2016 06:35 pm

Body & interior stuff > seatbelt reel proper location (2 replies - 1185 views)

I posted a picture a few years ago, had to go find it: http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=1883&forum_id=11&highlight=seat+belt Basically: the reel mounts to the front of the bracket that's ...   08-05-2016 06:32 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Tach only removal ? (2 replies - 1161 views)

Easy peasy. Had to look but I found my writeup on this from a while back... http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=1524&forum_id=5&jump_to=14170#p14170 Make sure that when you look at the ...   07-01-2016 05:35 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212619 views)

Go back up to my post about 6 up the page... it will all become clear. ...   06-23-2016 06:05 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212619 views)

Q. What does it mean when a Jensen Healey stops leaking oil? A. It's out of oil. Seriously, I don't think there is such a thing ...   06-17-2016 07:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > Delta 4 into 1 header and steering shaft again (4 replies - 1747 views)

I don't quite have news yet (got back from Jensen East yesterday, which was a fabulous time had by all) but I did receive the ...   06-14-2016 05:19 am

Engine & Transmission > Delta 4 into 1 header and steering shaft again (4 replies - 1747 views)

Well, what changed was that the engine and transmission came out and went back in. The transmission mount and bracket are brand new (the ...   06-07-2016 08:29 pm

Ignition > Misfire after 30 minutes (30 replies - 6337 views)

I don't think there is much that even can be rebuilt on the gauge. For what it's worth, I do have one I pulled ...   06-06-2016 08:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > Delta 4 into 1 header and steering shaft again (4 replies - 1747 views)

Question for those of you who have installed the Delta 4 into 1 exhaust manifold and had to shim up the drivers side engine mount ...   06-06-2016 06:10 pm

Engine & Transmission > Gear reduction starter wiring (9 replies - 2913 views)

I have the same installation (might be a different starter but it's the same idea) and it was pretty straightforward. I'll try to get ...   05-20-2016 05:20 pm


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