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Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 342 views)

As Nigel pointed out, there was the 3.73 fro the 4 spd and 3.45 for the 5 spd. Have a friend rotate the tire 10 ...   11-11-2018 12:00 am

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 342 views)

Steve: the shop manual is not too bad for the diff(as well as the 4 spd. tm. section; engine section is rather poor). DELTA used ...   11-10-2018 08:54 pm

Carburetors > Looking for Rebuilt Strombergs (3 replies - 100 views)

Brett: I've rebuilt 200+, so if you need parts, advice or some good tech tips peculiar to them, give me a shout. bruce ...   11-10-2018 08:48 pm

Body & interior stuff > Front Spoiler Installation (4 replies - 296 views)

Don't know if you have the race car version or the flat model? We used DZUS fasteners for the race car spoiler ...   10-20-2018 11:45 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Taillight Gaskets (2 replies - 165 views)

I agree with Art; get some thicker material and cut them yourself. ...   10-20-2018 11:42 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (38 replies - 1736 views)

A word of caution: the 5 digit # stamped on the distributor casing will be misleading if you plan to have a "professional" shop rebuild ...   10-03-2018 04:05 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (38 replies - 1736 views)

For a local super expert, I would recommend you call Richard Reyman of West Coast Cylinder Heads in Van Nuys, about an hour away. (818)996-5673 info@proheads.com ...   10-01-2018 03:17 am

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (38 replies - 1736 views)

I agree with noomg: too many variables. The original distributor should be oil free if you replace the internal seal(the very early cars did NOT ...   09-29-2018 02:48 pm

Body & interior stuff > Rocker trim (6 replies - 401 views)

It was plastic, similar to the ones the dealers might put on the front fenders, through the middle of the door and ending on the ...   09-24-2018 09:52 pm

Body & interior stuff > Rocker trim (6 replies - 401 views)

It was a dealer add on as you have seen. ...   09-24-2018 02:38 am

Engine & Transmission > R&R trans (7 replies - 585 views)

any home center store will have 1 1/4" and 1 1/2" straight drain tubing(copper that has been chrome plated) .Only a good hardware store is ...   08-29-2018 11:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > R&R trans (7 replies - 585 views)

since you say "74, I will assume it's a 4spd(and not a converted to 5spd or Toyotatm) 1)disconnect the battery 2)remove the 2 screws in the back ...   08-29-2018 10:21 pm

Cooling > Aluminum Radiator (18 replies - 19856 views)

Here's a warning for J-H owners: recently, we put one of the CHAMPION aluminum radiators on a "75 J-H. The radiator has an excellent reputation(can no longer ...   08-20-2018 03:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > trans filling method (10 replies - 694 views)

If you're not in a rush, I use long clear tubing that just fits into the fill up hole in the tm. and put a ...   08-19-2018 01:52 am

Electrical & Instruments > Lights stay on (9 replies - 703 views)

Please remember for those that get one from Moss, Victoria British, The Roadster Factory, or wherever instead of DELTA that the locating tab on the ...   08-16-2018 03:47 pm

Accessories > Motif placard on wings (12 replies - 11462 views)

wow--excellent website; I've never heard of them before but they have quite a few of some much "asked for" itmes, such as the ignition key. ...   08-15-2018 06:46 pm

Accessories > Motif placard on wings (12 replies - 11462 views)

The "J-H 5 speed" fender tags were only put on the East coast cars; the west coast kept the same "J" badge as the earlier ...   08-15-2018 06:30 pm

Electrical & Instruments > light switch (2 replies - 275 views)

Position 2 should be running lights only; sounds like the inside copper contact is hitting the 3rd contact as well in the #2 position. Hi/Lo should ...   08-14-2018 08:22 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Holes under clock (2 replies - 301 views)

Those are the 2 screw holes for attaching the "foam" to the metal surround(behind all the "foam" oieces ...   08-14-2018 02:23 pm

Body & interior stuff > OEM Bumper finish (3 replies - 512 views)

The main "tie down" for the two sections are the black "unobtanium" vinyl. They used a metric screw nut welded to the square flat pieces ...   08-14-2018 02:21 pm

Carburetors > Air Filter for Stromberg carbs (8 replies - 786 views)

The K&N have a knock-out hole(about 1/2' diameter) in the backing plate. you can make up a vent with some plastic or brass hardware for ...   07-03-2018 04:31 pm

Brakes > Is there a swap for early drums? (1 reply - 513 views)

have both N.O.S. and very good used drums bruce madden RedRacerbm@gmail.com ...   07-03-2018 04:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > Heater Tap location type etc (4 replies - 596 views)

Stuart: the '73 models(at least in the USA) did NOT have any water valve shut-off. Sometime in '74, Jensen did put a vacuum controlled ...   07-02-2018 06:26 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Delco alternator (8 replies - 704 views)

For all of you upping the amperage output, please remember to put extra an 10 gauge(as came with the harness) wire or larger gauge depending ...   07-02-2018 06:15 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (12 replies - 6083 views)

The brake booster is fairly easy to remove without having to remove the entire pedal box assembly: a universal and long socket along with a long ...   06-11-2018 08:34 pm

Wheels > Looking for stock wheels (2 replies - 805 views)

I have saved many "good" ones from all the cars I used to have(with 60-80 "bad" ones going to the aluminum recycler). I would be interested ...   05-07-2018 01:01 am

Suspension > Rear Differential drain plug (6 replies - 963 views)

No argument from me on that, but it's certainly not as horrendous as shimming the valves(wish they had done it like the Fiats, where one ...   03-30-2018 06:23 pm

Suspension > Rear Differential drain plug (6 replies - 963 views)

sorry about your problem; we usually drain it by taken off the cover plate. Putting new sealing compound on the mating surfaces is straightforward even ...   03-30-2018 06:07 pm

Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (3 replies - 995 views)

We have almost always used 30 degrees BTDC for the full advance and usually the vacuum retard capsule has been plugged off or removed(don't ...   03-22-2018 05:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Second gear popping out (7 replies - 1249 views)

Stuart: jumping out of 2nd gear is not as common jumping out of 3rd gear, especially when the car is decelerating quickly. You said you ...   03-22-2018 05:10 pm

Projects > 73 #11928 (18 replies - 2444 views)

Seat belts mounted to the floor? The original points of attachment were to the tm. tunnel and the side of panel welded to the rocker? ...   03-19-2018 07:45 pm

Projects > 73 #11928 (18 replies - 2444 views)

Excellent; except I would have welded the seat channel in. ...   03-19-2018 07:19 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield and frame swap (7 replies - 1316 views)

Too bad about all the extra holes--could have been fixed fairly easily(must not have been a JHPS member). Since you mentioned the "stuck" carb. ...   03-19-2018 07:18 pm

Projects > 73 #11928 (18 replies - 2444 views)

btw, should have mentioned about rustproofing the car(floors, rockers, inner fenders) with POR15, Mastercoat, or KBS, all excellent products ...   03-19-2018 05:59 pm

Body & interior stuff > 73 interior (6 replies - 1178 views)

The tunnel had the heavy "horsehair" under the carpet(as does the fuel tank which most of us have removed since it held water and caused ...   03-19-2018 05:57 pm

Projects > 73 #11928 (18 replies - 2444 views)

Possibly the fuel pump? If you have the original SU, do NOT throw it away. They are more reliable and quieter than most, and ...   03-19-2018 05:52 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield and frame swap (7 replies - 1316 views)

Tony: very often the "push" buttons on either/both stalks(horn & washer spray) have the brass contact inside come out of their "sockets". Both of the ...   03-19-2018 05:46 pm

Wheels > Need a spare (5 replies - 1108 views)

Atlanta, GA. ...   03-14-2018 03:43 am

Wheels > Need a spare (5 replies - 1108 views)

Have plenty of "decent" wheels with and without tires mounted. ...   03-14-2018 01:32 am

Engine & Transmission > Changing rear differential gears (9 replies - 1654 views)

Much, much easier to swap the whole pumpkin; the only thing you may have a problem is if the original 4 speed diff. has the ...   03-06-2018 03:43 am


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