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Engine & Transmission > Puzzled by mist coming from Stromberg intakes (5 replies - 3475 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 07:41 am

Accessories > Factory removable hard top (16 replies - 10671 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 05:36 am

Engine & Transmission > Puzzled by mist coming from Stromberg intakes (5 replies - 3475 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 04:38 am

Engine & Transmission > Transmission moving? (8 replies - 4123 views)

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

Engine & Transmission > Transmission moving? (8 replies - 4123 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 05:57 am

Body & interior stuff > Stainless Bumper (5 replies - 3803 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 09:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission moving? (8 replies - 4123 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 09:02 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Looking for # 13921 (8 replies - 4895 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 11:52 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Looking for # 13921 (8 replies - 4895 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 11:12 pm

Body & interior stuff > Stainless Bumper (5 replies - 3803 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 11:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission moving? (8 replies - 4123 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 10:56 pm

Body & interior stuff > Interior trim (10 replies - 6035 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 06:49 pm

Miscellaneous > Switched to Hagerty Insurance (7 replies - 4485 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 09:18 pm

Miscellaneous > Switched to Hagerty Insurance (7 replies - 4485 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 06:38 pm

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (107 replies - 82771 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 07:54 am

Miscellaneous > Switched to Hagerty Insurance (7 replies - 4485 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 10:22 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 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 10:11 pm

Body & interior stuff > Door Hinge Screw Heads (6 replies - 1861 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 05:23 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 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 07:30 pm

Body & interior stuff > Installing Exterior Weather Strip (8 replies - 6987 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 07:41 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 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 07:18 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 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 11:53 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 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 06:49 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 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 07:24 pm

Ignition > HELP! Serious running issues! (7 replies - 5416 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 05:25 am

Ignition > HELP! Serious running issues! (7 replies - 5416 views)

I'll look at this later tonight to see when the fuel flows. Did a little research on the Strombergs (still trying to tie what ...   05-05-2014 06:58 pm

Ignition > HELP! Serious running issues! (7 replies - 5416 views)

OK, this is helpful. Thanks guys. The question is how did this happen? Just a coincidence unrelated to everything I posted above? ...   05-05-2014 05:36 pm

Ignition > HELP! Serious running issues! (7 replies - 5416 views)

Running issues, just when I least expected them. Figured today was the day for the first outing, since Ms. J is mostly complete other than things ...   05-05-2014 07:57 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 views)

Gas tank cleaned, rust removed, leaks repaired, recoated inside and out, and verified leak free. Finally! ...   05-01-2014 09:41 pm

Projects > 19744 Running (11 replies - 7876 views)

Noting all of this for when my tank goes back in this weekend (hopefully)... thanks! ...   05-01-2014 05:22 am

Body & interior stuff > Adhesive for Delta window wipes? (1 reply - 1889 views)

Got my big box o'parts from Delta yesterday, and Mike mentioned that the interior window wipes (the ones that attach to the inside door panels) ...   04-30-2014 07:13 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 views)

The things a Jensen-Healey owner gets excited about... Finally got some news from the radiator shop. They did in fact find leaks in my gas ...   04-30-2014 07:09 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 views)

OK. I think I'm done with paint, as long as I don't ding things up too much putting the doors back on. ...   04-28-2014 05:16 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 views)

Had a bit of a family emergency, so I've been lax for a week or so. Back at it. From a paint perspective, all that's ...   04-21-2014 10:47 pm

Body & interior stuff > Hood latch (Bonnet latch) (3 replies - 3286 views)

Just an aside, and another thing to look at (which I just went through in my reassembly). Is the hood far enough forward? I was ...   04-21-2014 09:20 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East 2014 (15 replies - 9563 views)

Just sent registration to Ron and made our motel reservations. We will definitely be there! (especially since it's only a couple of hours from ...   04-09-2014 10:13 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 views)

Actually, I just got back from the radiator shop. It's still in the chemical cleaning stage. His line was that they have to ...   04-09-2014 09:43 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 views)

So, I have this big box of parts removed during the reassembly, and it's time to sort through and find what I need to put ...   04-09-2014 08:02 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 views)

Another milestone, got the rotors and drums replaced. New rear brake hose. New pads and shoes. All bled out and the brakes ...   04-07-2014 05:53 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (162 replies - 87937 views)

As promised, got the lids painted yesterday. Hood/bonnet and trunk/boot lid are a nice shiny red now. Plus, I had to sand and ...   03-31-2014 08:15 pm


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