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Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 04:26 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 04:22 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 10:07 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 09:40 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 09:23 pm

Ignition > 1974 Jensen Healey Crank but No Start (13 replies - 2136 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 04:10 am

Ignition > 1974 Jensen Healey Crank but No Start (13 replies - 2136 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 08:12 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 04:06 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 05:23 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 04:31 pm

Carburetors > Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Vacuum Lines Schematic (11 replies - 10790 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 07:54 pm

Carburetors > Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Vacuum Lines Schematic (11 replies - 10790 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 06:49 am

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (36 replies - 22583 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 08:12 pm

Brakes > JH BRAKE DRUMS (5 replies - 3189 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 08:17 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Show your radios (6 replies - 2355 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 10:32 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 4699 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 04:41 am

Miscellaneous > 2015 Jensen Western Nationals (3 replies - 2714 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 04:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Front bumper top piece (4 replies - 1902 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 06:52 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 06:22 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tan carpets (5 replies - 1869 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 07:21 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen East Coast Nationals 2017 (7 replies - 3522 views)

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

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (36 replies - 17226 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 04:19 am

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (36 replies - 17226 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 ...   04-12-2017 11:10 pm

Body & interior stuff > Pontiac Fiero Seats (12 replies - 6772 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 06:26 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (36 replies - 22583 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 07:17 am

Body & interior stuff > Hardtop refinishing (2 replies - 1527 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 05:30 am

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 9052 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 05:12 pm

Engine & Transmission > Installing the intake manifold (9 replies - 3756 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 04:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > Installing the intake manifold (9 replies - 3756 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 05:00 pm

Electrical & Instruments > 3 Fuse Third fuse (12 replies - 4264 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 10:52 pm

Carburetors > Carburetors filter covers (6 replies - 2810 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 10:44 pm

Carburetors > Carburetors filter covers (6 replies - 2810 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 05:44 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 4340 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 05:38 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 4340 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 10:51 pm

Electrical & Instruments > 3 Fuse Third fuse (12 replies - 4264 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 04:56 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 4340 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 04:53 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 4340 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 05:22 am

Projects > Project 16984. (28 replies - 9656 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 05:12 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 106623 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 06:53 am

Electrical & Instruments > Rear and reverse circuit (8 replies - 3719 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 06:45 am


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