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Projects > New Restoration Project Started - 13046 - Riverside, CA (70 replies - 24528 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 07:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6012 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 04:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6012 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 04:29 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6012 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 04:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6012 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 04:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Removal and Cam Covers (15 replies - 6012 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 10:50 pm

Wheels > Tire Size (25 replies - 31925 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 07:13 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77086 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 ...   08-30-2014 11:37 pm

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5460 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 ...   08-30-2014 11:14 pm

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5460 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 07:03 am

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5460 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 05:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5460 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 05:00 pm

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5460 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 07:26 am

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Mirror Mounting (9 replies - 5460 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 06:25 am

Accessories > Factory removable hard top (16 replies - 9742 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 04:41 am

Engine & Transmission > Puzzled by mist coming from Stromberg intakes (5 replies - 3163 views)

That's what I ended up doing. Everything I read was that while there might be a slight performance bump with the K&Ns (or decline, ...   07-29-2014 06:41 am

Accessories > Factory removable hard top (16 replies - 9742 views)

I have one as well, sounds like about the same condition. Just another option for you in a different part of the country (WI ...   07-29-2014 04:36 am

Engine & Transmission > Puzzled by mist coming from Stromberg intakes (5 replies - 3163 views)

Couldn't tell you what the mist is, but... the factory setup to vent the crankcase was a hose from the rear of the engine that ...   07-28-2014 03:38 am

Engine & Transmission > Transmission moving? (8 replies - 3663 views)

100 miles later, all looks good. Transmission hasn't moved. Whew. ...   07-23-2014 06:54 am

Engine & Transmission > Transmission moving? (8 replies - 3663 views)

Well, I took today to assess the situation. I was planning on a car show today (in addition to one tomorrow and another one ...   07-20-2014 04:57 am

Body & interior stuff > Stainless Bumper (5 replies - 3531 views)

Frank, I would be very interested. As I said earlier, the replacements from England are in the $600 range, so anything markedly less than ...   07-17-2014 08:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission moving? (8 replies - 3663 views)

No, it's the earlier 4 speed Chrysler transmission (VIN 16173). The lever itself feels nice and snug, it's not that I can move it ...   07-17-2014 08:02 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Looking for # 13921 (8 replies - 4288 views)

Good question. I imagine you could privately run it by Greg Fletcher, who runs this site. If the owner's been a member here, ...   07-16-2014 10:52 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Looking for # 13921 (8 replies - 4288 views)

Have you tried Richard Calver? He's put together the master database of which cars survive and where they are. http://www.richardcalver.com/survive.htm ...   07-16-2014 10:12 pm

Body & interior stuff > Stainless Bumper (5 replies - 3531 views)

This is a tough one. I talked to Delta about this a little while back and it appears that they can get new ones ...   07-16-2014 10:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission moving? (8 replies - 3663 views)

This is kind of hard to explain, and I'm not even sure I have a problem yet, it may be all in my mind.  I ...   07-16-2014 09:56 pm

Body & interior stuff > Interior trim (10 replies - 5580 views)

Good idea, Brett. I need to patch a spot on my passenger seat where I set a hot trouble light on it and bubbled ...   06-27-2014 05:49 pm

Miscellaneous > Switched to Hagerty Insurance (7 replies - 4089 views)

Hagerty doesn't have a yearly mileage restriction, I made sure of that when I was going through the application process. They do understand that ...   06-23-2014 08:18 pm

Miscellaneous > Switched to Hagerty Insurance (7 replies - 4089 views)

Yes, I know there are other companies out there (Grundy comes to mind as well) so like you said YMMV. Regardless of which company ...   06-20-2014 05:38 pm

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (107 replies - 75989 views)

Yeah, I feel for you guys.  In Wisconsin we don't even have inspections.  The state never even needs to see the car, you can just ...   06-20-2014 06:54 am

Miscellaneous > Switched to Hagerty Insurance (7 replies - 4089 views)

After talking with a few people about it at Jensen East, I decided to do a little investigating on my own.  I have to say ...   06-19-2014 09:22 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77086 views)

I've been quiet here, but not elsewhere: instead of working on Ms. Jenavieve, I finally get to reap some of the rewards in driving her ...   06-16-2014 09:11 pm

Body & interior stuff > Door Hinge Screw Heads (6 replies - 1711 views)

I used a #3 Phillips which seemed to work ok to get them apart, but then I went across the street to the hardware store ...   06-02-2014 04:23 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77086 views)

Further update: All is well. Gas tank is no longer leaking, and she is deemed roadworthy. Trunk carpet is in, hood prop is fabricated and installed ...   05-21-2014 06:30 pm

Body & interior stuff > Installing Exterior Weather Strip (8 replies - 6531 views)

A little late to the party, but I did order the replacement wipes and clips from Delta and... not saying it was easy (my windows ...   05-17-2014 06:41 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77086 views)

New Delta exhaust system is installed and she sounds FABULOUS! Went pretty uneventfully except that they had to weld one of the leaky front ...   05-15-2014 06:18 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77086 views)

Roadworthy! Even took her to the office today since my Expedition is off getting the air conditioning fixed. On Wednesday, she goes to the ...   05-12-2014 10:53 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77086 views)

Almost ready to go! Got the bumpers painted last night, and reinstalled all of the interior trim panels, handles, etc. (along with the left ...   05-08-2014 05:49 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77086 views)

OK. As detailed in another post, had a running issue (stuck float in the front Stromberg) which is now resolved. Gas tank is installed and ...   05-06-2014 06:24 pm

Ignition > HELP! Serious running issues! (7 replies - 4884 views)

Whew. Good news for a change. Ms. J is back to running normally. Turned out to be quite the easy fix. Thanks to ...   05-06-2014 04:25 am


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