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Engine & Transmission > Transmission Leaks 4 Speed 13556 (14 replies - 341 views)

You may start with Martin Robey; Richard Appleyard used to supply parts but I don't know if he still works on them. Then Cropredy Bridge(used ...   01-31-2018 02:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission Leaks 4 Speed 13556 (14 replies - 341 views)

Besides the above mentioned flywheel bolts(I use #2 Permatex and teflon tape on the upper threads), you may want to be sure the oil thrower ...   01-31-2018 01:35 am

Body & interior stuff > How to remove floor console between seats (2 replies - 161 views)

There are 2, #2 size posidrive/crosspoint screws in the very rear bottom(outside) under the rear deck carpet. Once these are removed, remove the shift knob ...   01-29-2018 06:16 pm

Body & interior stuff > Jensen-Healey Mk1 Body Panels (5 replies - 813 views)

Oakleigh: I assume you are talking about the long flanged "U" shaped channels that run under the center of each floor? (could not find ...   01-26-2018 07:27 pm

Ignition > Needed: Lucas 25D distributor core for rebuild (2 replies - 223 views)

I'm sure I have plenty; Hank Leach (who got most of Gene Reddick's collection) would likely have some too. ...   01-20-2018 02:56 pm

Brakes > Lockheed Self Adjusters and Handbrake Function (8 replies - 3062 views)

I've got plenty of used parts for brakes, among other things ...   01-16-2018 11:36 pm

Wheels > MK1 Lug nut size and or source for a replament set (1 reply - 245 views)

the threads are 7/16" X 20 threads/inch(the "fine" size for 7/16" bolts). The lug nuts(aluminum) have a tapered raised edge near the shoulder to allow ...   01-14-2018 03:36 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (160 replies - 87504 views)

There is no seal, "O" ring INSIDE the hole on the "auxiliary oil pump housing. Just the 2 for the distributor, the outer "O" ring ...   01-09-2018 05:41 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (160 replies - 87504 views)

The inner item is a seal, not an "O" ring. It is at the bottom of the interior (visible after removing the centrifugal plates, etc. ...   01-09-2018 04:33 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (160 replies - 87504 views)

yes; you already have the Chicago Rawhide # for the inner seal(according to your earlier email) and the outer "O" ring is easy to replace. ...   01-08-2018 11:41 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (160 replies - 87504 views)

Rebuilding the Lucas distributors is fairly easy, so if you still have it you may want to go that route. ...   01-08-2018 10:46 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (160 replies - 87504 views)

Not sure why one would need a Falmethrower distibutor as the regular Lucas 25 or 45 with the Petronix inside work fine? ...   01-08-2018 10:37 pm

Ignition > 1974 Jensen Healey Crank but No Start (13 replies - 535 views)

Concerning the "seat belt interlock system": I have posted this before on this site somewhere, but here it is again: btw, if you're car "cranked", i.e. ...   01-06-2018 03:47 pm

Ignition > 1974 Jensen Healey Crank but No Start (13 replies - 535 views)

Tim's reply should get the trouble narrowed, but please keep a fire extinguisher VERY handy since the carbs will almost certainly leak. (the rear carb. ...   01-05-2018 02:59 pm

Ignition > 1974 Jensen Healey Crank but No Start (13 replies - 535 views)

Tim's reply should get the trouble narrowed, but please keep a fire extinguisher VERY handy since the carbs will almost certainly leak. (the rear carb. ...   01-04-2018 06:34 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (160 replies - 87504 views)

Yes, increasing the oil pressure. The "factory" had the spring set for 55psi., which is really too low for a 7000 redline(rule of thumb is ...   12-29-2017 02:57 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (160 replies - 87504 views)

Almost forgot; while you're at it, shim the pressure relief valve. Knock out the split pin into the distributor shaft hole, and add just under 6mm ...   12-28-2017 11:52 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (160 replies - 87504 views)

Good luck with the "shimming". As for the distributor oil leak, it is much more likely from the seal on the spinning shaft itself, located ...   12-28-2017 06:09 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (36 replies - 18018 views)

Would strongly recommend putting a fuel filter BEFORE the pump; I've seen rust particles break the plastic flapper valves inside the SU pump. ...   11-26-2017 05:52 pm

Brakes > Pressure Differential Warning Actuator (8 replies - 1195 views)

Boy--you guys are up early! I wrote about this over 25 years ago and had it published in the White Lady, our now defunct mag. for ...   08-30-2017 03:04 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 2267 views)

Don: If you do get a 910 impeller, you can cut it down as much as you wish even with a grinder if you use ...   08-23-2017 01:02 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 2267 views)

Don: have quite a few used ones; I'll have to bench yest them first but I advise you do that to yours first. Getting ...   08-21-2017 12:27 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 2267 views)

Having rebuilt well over 300, again, they are usually fine if not leaking; at least check the bearings by grabbing the fan blades and gently ...   08-16-2017 09:09 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 2267 views)

Assume you got one of the CHAMPION 3 row jobs? I never used one(mine and many others used 4 rows in with the original "tanks") ...   08-16-2017 08:39 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 2267 views)

Don: both the water and fuel gauge run off a 9 volt stabilizer attached to the metal gauge plate with a sheet metal screw(above the ...   08-16-2017 08:00 pm

Suspension > Front wheel bearing problem (5 replies - 1152 views)

As Brett explained, I imagine you used a cotter pin(otherwise your right side would have become loose as well) but you did not say whether ...   08-07-2017 04:24 pm

Body & interior stuff > One of these things is not like the others (2 replies - 604 views)

That's a '74 & later fender & shroud, and yes the bumper is too high. Also, the headlight shroud should NOT be touching the fender ...   08-04-2017 08:21 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Side light marker RUBBER!! (4 replies - 918 views)

yes; have whatever you need(EXCEPT new rubber) use & new, for whatever you need. Good idea to check ALL the light fixtures after you get ...   07-24-2017 09:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Auxiliary housing shaft circlip (4 replies - 753 views)

Some of the aftermarket cam wheels did not have a chamfer on at least one of the hole to "capture" the circlip. Hopefully the other ...   07-21-2017 05:23 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Water Pump Test (5 replies - 805 views)

whoa...leaky carb.? That rear carb sits right over the starter--it's called instant fire(hope you brought the marshmallows). Please have a fire extinguisher ready if you are ...   07-19-2017 11:33 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Water Pump Test (5 replies - 805 views)

If the "upper hose" you are referring to is the one to the radiator, the water should NOT flow through it until the 165 or ...   07-19-2017 02:10 am

Electrical & Instruments > Related or coincidence? (7 replies - 1045 views)

The fuel pump itself is not fused; the "inner" or "HOT" side of the fuse box(closest to the center of the car) has a link ...   07-17-2017 03:14 pm

Cooling > EVANS waterless coolant (1 reply - 642 views)

Has anyone used this product? It sounds good as it has a very high boiling point and is non corrosive to engines(especially nice for our ...   07-06-2017 06:34 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Side light marker RUBBER!! (4 replies - 918 views)

Didn't know Delta sold any except for complete assemblies: The ones that B.P. Northwest sells ARE tapered with one side(the top/upper side) a little wider than ...   06-27-2017 03:57 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Side light marker RUBBER!! (4 replies - 918 views)

Some of you may already know this, but there is now "FRESH" rubber for our cracked/deteriorated side light markers(also the same for Interceptors). I received a ...   06-26-2017 07:16 pm

Suspension > Installing front sway bar (33 replies - 22585 views)

Frank & all: the tabs for a sway bar should be pointed back. You have to drill a hole in the supporting ...   06-26-2017 07:04 pm

Fuel Stuff > Anti siphon valve fuel line (2 replies - 758 views)

It is NOT in the "T" itself but in the fuel line that runs back to the top of the tank where the 2 other ...   06-25-2017 06:12 pm

Body & interior stuff > Front bumper top piece (4 replies - 1133 views)

Have a N.O.S. one; will try to get measurements soon. bruce madden ...   06-23-2017 03:00 am

Fuel Stuff > Fuel sender replacement (10 replies - 1110 views)

Fuel line to "T" is 5/16"; the plastic/black nylon lines have reducer rubber(1/8" I think) going to the charcoal cannister in front. (be ...   06-21-2017 02:48 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel sender replacement (10 replies - 1110 views)

Stu: 1) the tabs on the locking ring are just for getting it on and off(screwdriver works well) 2) Jim pointed out the very important anti-siphon valve(about ...   06-21-2017 12:44 am


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