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Body & interior stuff > Side view mirrors (4 replies - 2508 views)

Hi Frank! Got these from Victoria British last year, they are very original looking and you can get the plinth kits as well. http://www.victoriabritish.com/features/sm/smmi1.htm My thread for last ...   11-16-2015 04:25 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

I am assuming it's already there (the head was removed about 7 years ago), I wasn't quite sure where to look for it. I ...   11-06-2015 07:39 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Whoops, duplicate post. I'll save this for the next time I have something to report. ...   11-06-2015 03:45 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Cam towers are removed (learned a bit about how to keep the shims in place in the process, only had two fall out but I ...   11-06-2015 03:45 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

After a thorough degreasing and pressure washing of the engine, the new rear main seal was installed this weekend. It went pretty uneventfully. Tip: ...   11-02-2015 08:11 pm

Ignition > Spark plugs not firing (2 replies - 2111 views)

Maybe too simple of a test, but have you tried swapping a couple of the plugs? Pull #2 and #4 plugs out, swap them, ...   11-02-2015 08:08 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear Main Seal and Oil Thrower (1 reply - 1684 views)

After removing the rear main seal cover, I see a couple of issues, and figured I'd run them by the experts here. First, though ...   10-30-2015 03:39 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Engine came out last weekend without too much hassle and is now sitting on/strapped to a workbench I built just for the occasion, since it ...   10-28-2015 07:28 pm

Brakes > Master Cylinder (4 replies - 2933 views)

Hey Kurt. I have my old TR6 style master cylinder in the big pile o'parts (I think I kept it, anyway) and though the ...   10-27-2015 08:01 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Thanks for the input, guys. Still haven't gotten an answer on the size of the bell housing bolts as far as mounting to the ...   10-22-2015 06:36 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Ms. Jenavieve is off the road for the winter, and she's in her winter home at our British car clubhouse on a hoist. Preparing to ...   10-20-2015 05:35 pm

Projects > Is this valued properly ? (9 replies - 4640 views)

A bit far for me, but we have quite a few members down your way. Someone closer might be able to help you clear things ...   10-13-2015 05:12 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > 502 Bad Gateway error (4 replies - 4064 views)

Hey Jay... I had the same issue a while back. I was using Firefox as my browser, not sure if you are but regardless, ...   10-13-2015 05:10 am

Projects > Is this valued properly ? (9 replies - 4640 views)

Where are you located? You never know what parts someone (like me) might need. I'm kind of like Tim in that I have ...   10-12-2015 03:33 am

Engine & Transmission > How much of a rebuild would you do? (5 replies - 3942 views)

Thanks for the info, Kurt. At this point what I'm going to do is bring the head and block over to the machine shop ...   10-02-2015 04:13 pm

Engine & Transmission > How much of a rebuild would you do? (5 replies - 3942 views)

Well, I did some asking around at the local British car club, and they all recommended a local machine shop which I hadn't heard of. ...   09-29-2015 07:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > How much of a rebuild would you do? (5 replies - 3942 views)

With the momentous occasion of Ms. Jenavieve's odometer rolling over to all zeros, I'm thinking that this winter will be a good time to really ...   09-24-2015 04:00 am

Engine & Transmission > Differences between MkII engine and GT engine? (16 replies - 7539 views)

Thanks for the info. Brett, there is nothing wrong with my current engine other than that it is going to turn the odometer over ...   09-15-2015 04:46 pm

Engine & Transmission > Differences between MkII engine and GT engine? (16 replies - 7539 views)

Nope, I have the 4-speed. I would assume the bell housing will have to come off of the current engine and transferred. The ...   09-14-2015 08:46 pm

Engine & Transmission > Differences between MkII engine and GT engine? (16 replies - 7539 views)

Good information so far. The current engine in her is B74.03.6527. I think the items you mentioned will fall under the "peripherals" I ...   09-14-2015 07:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Differences between MkII engine and GT engine? (16 replies - 7539 views)

Hey guys. Considering buying an engine for Ms. Jenavieve. Are there any differences between a MkII 907 and a GT 907 that I need to ...   09-14-2015 07:11 pm

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 8874 views)

Wheels are scrubbed clean, polished, and the black accents have been repainted. I had to "invent" a machine (which I alluded to above). ...   09-08-2015 09:25 pm

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 8874 views)

Got the blasted one back yesterday, it's nice and clean but not remotely polished at this point. Now, I'm working on a solution... will ...   09-04-2015 04:27 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Not an intentional part of the project, but just when things are going well, Lord Lucas strikes again (though it's technically a mechanical issue, not ...   09-01-2015 03:57 am

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 8874 views)

Yeah, I looked at their site (the price has gone up to $160 per wheel with exchange now).  It's a possibility, though I want to ...   08-27-2015 08:43 pm

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 8874 views)

Who has had luck refinishing/cleaning up the stock JH alloy wheels?  I have a total of 13 of them now due to various parts car ...   08-26-2015 07:52 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

After some time just enjoying the summer, got quite a bit done on Ms. Jenavieve this weekend. First order of business was to revisit the whole ...   08-24-2015 06:45 am

Engine & Transmission > Sprocket timing (14 replies - 6542 views)

Any luck yet, Frank? ...   08-05-2015 04:17 am

Engine & Transmission > Sprocket timing (14 replies - 6542 views)

Frank, somehow I think I'm telling you what you already know, but... Have you checked to be sure that #1 is at TDC when you have ...   08-02-2015 04:33 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (280 replies - 249486 views)

JH #12281, or most of her, is in my driveway on my trailer. 1973 JH Mk I. Will be scrapped after removal of ...   07-31-2015 05:21 am

Engine & Transmission > Loose 4 speed shifter (4 replies - 2560 views)

Frank, I'm sure you've checked this already, but I had the same problem with the loose shifter and it was just that the 4 screws ...   07-27-2015 08:55 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Well. It's nice when things work out the way you hope they will. Pertronix shipment arrived from Delta this afternoon. After supper, went ...   07-24-2015 06:58 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Did a few more "just because" things last night just to further rule things out. Pulled the filter element out (K&N element in the stock "muffler"), ...   07-23-2015 06:35 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Just a little more info: Took her out for a drive last night, got her warmed up good, brought her back and checked the damper ...   07-21-2015 06:12 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Here's where I'm at. Still no joy. Hooked up a Mityvac at various places (not much to check since most of the vacuum lines are ...   07-20-2015 07:42 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Well, I was hoping Jim was on to something with the dampers. I checked the oil level in the dampers and it was indeed ...   07-15-2015 04:28 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Spent quite a bit of time trying to track down Ms. Jenavieve's misfire issue. After doing all of this, it still remains. ...   07-14-2015 06:32 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 104628 views)

Well, I just caused myself an afternoon of work (hopefully that's all it will take). Those of you who were at the Jensen East ...   07-10-2015 05:52 pm

Brakes > Lockheed handbrake not quite holding (9 replies - 5417 views)

Got it figured out, mostly anyway. Opened up the brakes again, took the right side one apart to clean and lubricate everything, and after looking ...   06-15-2015 07:09 pm

Brakes > Lockheed handbrake not quite holding (9 replies - 5417 views)

Yes, I think disassembly and cleaning/lubricating is in order. I replaced the shoes last spring as part of the rebuild, but I didn't do ...   06-13-2015 07:19 am


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