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Brakes > Lockheed handbrake not quite holding (9 replies - 5838 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 08:09 pm

Brakes > Lockheed handbrake not quite holding (9 replies - 5838 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 08:19 am

Brakes > Lockheed handbrake not quite holding (9 replies - 5838 views)

The consensus in the Facebook group was that I need to double check the adjustment in the right brake, since that's the one that's not ...   06-12-2015 07:11 pm

Brakes > Lockheed handbrake not quite holding (9 replies - 5838 views)

I've been trying to get Ms. Jenavieve's handbrake to work right ever since I've had her.  I've spent the last couple of days taking everything ...   06-11-2015 07:20 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 110033 views)

It's the elm. ...   06-09-2015 10:13 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 110033 views)

Well, got my voltage stabilizers from Moss Motors, pulled the dash apart again, and got one installed, and my gauges are now working properly once ...   06-09-2015 08:44 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 110033 views)

Decided to tackle the trim rings and bulbs tonight, since they needed to be done before the woodwork anyway. As usual, the part I ...   05-22-2015 07:57 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 110033 views)

Decided it was time for a completely unnecessary upgrade, just because I've wanted to do this for some time. Placed 3 orders with 3 ...   05-14-2015 08:18 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 110033 views)

Hey guys... it's been a while since I posted any updates. Ms. Jenavieve is pretty much past the "project" stage now I suppose, though ...   05-04-2015 06:44 pm

Cooling > Radiator cap (11 replies - 6553 views)

I can look at my cap tonight (assuming it's marked) if no one gets you an answer in the meantime. I can't guarantee mine ...   04-29-2015 09:15 pm

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 8749 views)

OK, the pics I promised. Hopefully these will help. Keep in mind that I just replicated what was in the car when I ...   04-21-2015 09:22 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 35995 views)

If you haven't taken the booster out yet (maybe you know this already) the easiest way is to just remove the pedal box. You ...   04-16-2015 05:45 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 110033 views)

Wow, what a weekend (actually I started on Wednesday). Oddly enough, the removal of the old header and install of the new was probably ...   04-06-2015 09:54 pm

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 8749 views)

Been wrestling with removing my old leaky exhaust manifold and replacing it with a new header, so I haven't had a chance to open up ...   04-03-2015 08:24 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 110033 views)

See, when you obsess about things they never turn out as badly as you expect. Ms. Jenavieve's old exhaust manifold is lying on the ...   04-02-2015 08:06 am

Engine & Transmission > Motor Mount Shims - where to put them? (2 replies - 2260 views)

Thanks Art! I never even thought about checking with the car loaded down. Added to my list of notes. ...   04-01-2015 05:33 pm

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 8749 views)

Yes, the fuel pump mounts on the left wheel well. If nobody beats me to it, I'll try to snap a couple of pics tomorrow and ...   04-01-2015 05:41 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > HELP with history on 73 VIN #11937 (9 replies - 6244 views)

Doubling our numbers at the show! Fantastic! They don't have a class for us JHers, so they stick us with the big Healeys. Not ...   03-31-2015 09:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > Motor Mount Shims - where to put them? (2 replies - 2260 views)

Planning ahead for the R&R of my exhaust manifold this weekend.   I purchased a package of 3/8" fender washers and will be slotting them to ...   03-31-2015 09:33 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > HELP with history on 73 VIN #11937 (9 replies - 6244 views)

Let me know if you get up this way. Otherwise, I will be coming down with our British car club for the British Car ...   03-31-2015 09:20 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > HELP with history on 73 VIN #11937 (9 replies - 6244 views)

Heard back from Ric, he said he can probably help you some. His email address is on his site that I linked above. ...   03-31-2015 05:22 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > HELP with history on 73 VIN #11937 (9 replies - 6244 views)

Hi there, and welcome to the JHPS! If you bought the car in Rockford (I've actually talked with John, the guy you bought it ...   03-31-2015 07:48 am

Engine & Transmission > Delta 4 into 1 header and steering column question (20 replies - 11696 views)

Thanks Jim. All your points are noted (and appreciated)... I've been collecting information on this project for the last few months. I think ...   03-30-2015 08:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > Delta 4 into 1 header and steering column question (20 replies - 11696 views)

As detailed in my thread under "Projects", I am tackling the thankless task (using Kurt's words) of removing my old leaky exhaust manifold and replacing ...   03-30-2015 05:21 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 110033 views)

I seem to remember myself saying that I had the whole month of March to tackle the replacement of the old exhaust manifold. Ummm... ...   03-30-2015 05:16 am

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 11365 views)

Looks like Greg doesn't have Pete's kit in the JHPS store at this time... you can try here instead to contact him directly. http://jhppg.com/pk0604.htm I ...   03-25-2015 06:34 pm

Miscellaneous > Cleaning/degreasing the engine in place (1 reply - 2266 views)

Hey guys.  I wasn't quite sure where to post this.  Not really a JH specific question, more of a "dealing with an old car with ...   03-16-2015 07:32 pm

Cooling > fan clutch (18 replies - 10772 views)

It must be a JH5/GT thing. Mine is like Joachim's, the fan and pulley are just bolted right to the water pump. ...   03-16-2015 07:23 pm

Wheels > spare tire (2 replies - 2693 views)

Both of the ones I've had (Ms. Jenavieve and the donor car I had) had regular wheels just like the other four. I have ...   03-16-2015 07:22 pm

Miscellaneous > Steering shaft (5 replies - 5780 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 - 110033 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 - 3325 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 - 3325 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 (12 replies - 6079 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 - 2077 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 (12 replies - 6079 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 (12 replies - 6079 views)

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

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (12 replies - 6079 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 (12 replies - 6079 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 - 110033 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


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