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Miscellaneous > Steering shaft (5 replies - 4968 views)

Waiting for the same answer... getting ready to order my new 4 into 1 exhaust header and I know removing the steering shaft is going ...   03-13-2015 05:24 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87922 views)

The last two weekends were productive (should have been just one weekend but I ran into a snag). Regardless, Ms. Jenavieve is now once ...   03-09-2015 08:06 am

Brakes > Identifying brake type (3 replies - 2496 views)

If the entry in the VIN database thread is the same car you're talking about, your VIN is 20102? 1975 JH5? Definitely Lockheed. ...   03-07-2015 06:00 am

Brakes > Identifying brake type (3 replies - 2496 views)

Lockheed is later, someone will likely correct me but I believe that the MkIs had Girling and the MkIIs and JH5s had Lockheed. What ...   03-07-2015 05:58 am

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (8 replies - 4251 views)

Well, did all this this weekend and other than one small (ok fairly major) issue it actually went pretty well. Unfortunately because of my ...   03-02-2015 08:12 am

Body & interior stuff > Convertible To (1 reply - 1658 views)

I have a complete top frame with those latches attached. PM me, maybe we can work something out (maybe you have something I need?) ...   02-27-2015 08:26 am

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (8 replies - 4251 views)

Ok, you're right... that doesn't sound quite as complicated as the manual made it appear. I'll take another look at it: I always prefer ...   02-26-2015 07:04 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (8 replies - 4251 views)

You didn't disconnect the clutch and throttle cables? ...   02-26-2015 06:28 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (8 replies - 4251 views)

Removing the steering wheen is the first thing I do when I know I will be spending time under the dash, so I'm good there. ...   02-25-2015 10:20 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (8 replies - 4251 views)

Hey everyone... as detailed in my "Project" thread, I have ordered and received a new brake master cylinder and a "slightly used" booster.  I was ...   02-25-2015 05:42 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87922 views)

And Ms. Jenavieve is back home in the garage where she belongs. Decided that 4 months without her was long enough, and I'm kind ...   02-23-2015 08:20 am

Body & interior stuff > Paint color (6 replies - 3829 views)

If you're curious how the Cardinal Red turned out, this should give you an idea (plus I just like posting pictures): http://www.msjenavieve.com/remoteimages/sussex2014closerear.jpg ...   02-02-2015 09:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > Paint color (6 replies - 3829 views)

If you haven't yet, you can search the forum for this topic. I took a quick look and found a few specific colors such ...   01-27-2015 09:48 pm

Miscellaneous > East Coast Nationals 2015 (3 replies - 2806 views)

Already made plans to be there. Brett, this year you get the short drive and I have to go cross country :-) ...   01-17-2015 05:28 am

Brakes > Brake Booster Rebuild (5 replies - 4958 views)

Any word on how this worked out? I think I may have a booster rebuild in my future. ...   12-30-2014 06:38 am

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 16968 views)

Good point, Joachim. I'm just presenting the easiest way to go about it.  Though, if I remember a few posts back he was speaking ...   12-02-2014 05:08 pm

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 16968 views)

Had to edit this post because the picture I found disappeared, but I found a better one anyway. Here's another generic pic I found showing a ...   12-01-2014 07:24 pm

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 16968 views)

No no no! Don't remove the instrument panel! (sorry, but the last thing I ever want to do on an JH is make even more work ...   12-01-2014 07:14 pm

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 16968 views)

I did the Spiyda kit on my tach last year. Easy if you're comfortable with a soldering iron... took about a half hour. The wiring ...   11-25-2014 05:22 am

Brakes > Brake Fluid Disappearing (3 replies - 2925 views)

Yeah, that's the only other answer I could come up with. Looks like it's new MC time... ...   11-17-2014 05:53 pm

Brakes > Brake Fluid Disappearing (3 replies - 2925 views)

OK, this is weird.  As detailed in my project post, Ms. J is off the road for the winter, and I have a problem that ...   11-16-2014 06:09 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 223354 views)

awolben wrote: Newly acquired 74 Jensen Healey # 18767. I believe I am the third owner, the second owner having parked the car outside for ...   11-12-2014 06:18 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fuel Pump Wiring (11 replies - 6891 views)

Art DeKneef wrote: Could those long wires go to the trunk lid?That's my guess.... check and see if they are connected to the rest of ...   10-31-2014 05:41 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87922 views)

Well, Ms. Jenavieve is off the road for the winter. Last week I walked out in the garage and thought "ok, I am not ...   10-22-2014 08:32 pm

Projects > New Restoration Project Started - 13046 - Riverside, CA (70 replies - 28763 views)

I talked to Delta about them last year, Mike told me that they look pretty much identical to stock but that they mount differently. ...   09-26-2014 07:31 am

Projects > New Restoration Project Started - 13046 - Riverside, CA (70 replies - 28763 views)

Looking nice! What are you planning on doing with the rear bumper mounting slots if you're not planning on using the bumper? ...   09-15-2014 08:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6648 views)

gmgiltd wrote: Just spent the last few days doing a similar job. UK spec does not have the complication of the steering column and I ...   09-10-2014 05:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6648 views)

subwoofer wrote: answerman wrote: For those who have done the header removal, would you think there would be any benefit to removing the cam covers first? Cam ...   09-10-2014 05:29 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6648 views)

jcdean wrote: If you are so inclined you may also with to consider having the header drop shipped to http://www.jet-hot.com/ (Jet Hot Ceramic Coatings, no ...   09-10-2014 05:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6648 views)

As always... lots of good feedback from you guys.  You have no idea how helpful this forum (and the people in it) have been to ...   09-10-2014 05:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6648 views)

Idle thought today.  This winter, when I won't be in any rush to get Ms. Jenavieve back together, I'm planning on ordering and installing the ...   09-09-2014 11:50 pm

Wheels > Tire Size (25 replies - 33494 views)

Not necessarily performance tires, but I have a set of Kumho 185/70R13s on Ms. Jenavieve. Been very happy with them for the 2000 or ...   09-03-2014 08:13 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87922 views)

Since I haven't "had to" work on Ms. Jenavieve this summer, there hasn't been much to report here. However, I remembered that a while ...   08-31-2014 12:37 am

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5976 views)

Yes, I ordered the plinth kits as well. All mounted and ready to go. http://www.msjenavieve.com/remoteimages/mirrorleftold1.jpg The original left mirror, with the plinth.  I believe this to ...   08-31-2014 12:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5976 views)

New mirrors arrived today, and as I suspected are identical to the one mounted on the passenger door. Really really close to original. ...   08-30-2014 08:03 am

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5976 views)

Did some more searching and found that Brett was right, there seem to be several cars that use it. I ended up ordering the ...   08-27-2014 06:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5976 views)

Yeah, I really don't want to go down that road if I can help it. I'm not militant about keeping her original, but I ...   08-26-2014 06:00 pm

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5976 views)

To be clear (after doing a bit of research) this shows what I'm after: http://www.carbuildersolutions.com/uk/stainless-and-chrome-wing-or-door-mirror-pair Though the original plinth on Ms. J is chrome, not black like ...   08-26-2014 08:26 am

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5976 views)

Been a while since I asked one of my obsessive questions... Since I've had Ms. Jenavieve, it's bothered me that the exterior mirrors don't match.  The ...   08-26-2014 07:25 am

Accessories > Factory removable hard top (16 replies - 10669 views)

To be honest, Dave's top is in better shape than mine is from what I'm seeing in the pics. I won't be able to ...   07-30-2014 05:41 am


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