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Engine & Transmission > R&R trans (7 replies - 241 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 10:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > R&R trans (7 replies - 241 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 09:21 pm

Cooling > Aluminum Radiator (18 replies - 18937 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 02:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > trans filling method (10 replies - 283 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 12:52 am

Electrical & Instruments > Lights stay on (9 replies - 364 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 02:47 pm

Accessories > Motif placard on wings (12 replies - 10876 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 05:46 pm

Accessories > Motif placard on wings (12 replies - 10876 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 05:30 pm

Electrical & Instruments > light switch (2 replies - 104 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 07:22 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Holes under clock (2 replies - 114 views)

Those are the 2 screw holes for attaching the "foam" to the metal surround(behind all the "foam" oieces ...   08-14-2018 01:23 pm

Body & interior stuff > OEM Bumper finish (3 replies - 331 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 01:21 pm

Carburetors > Air Filter for Stromberg carbs (8 replies - 420 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 03:31 pm

Brakes > Is there a swap for early drums? (1 reply - 291 views)

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

Engine & Transmission > Heater Tap location type etc (4 replies - 367 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 05:26 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Delco alternator (8 replies - 410 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 05:15 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (12 replies - 5530 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 07:34 pm

Wheels > Looking for stock wheels (2 replies - 542 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 12:01 am

Suspension > Rear Differential drain plug (6 replies - 705 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 05:23 pm

Suspension > Rear Differential drain plug (6 replies - 705 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 05:07 pm

Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (3 replies - 767 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 04:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Second gear popping out (7 replies - 992 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 04:10 pm

Projects > 73 #11928 (18 replies - 1903 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 06:45 pm

Projects > 73 #11928 (18 replies - 1903 views)

Excellent; except I would have welded the seat channel in. ...   03-19-2018 06:19 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield and frame swap (7 replies - 1036 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 06:18 pm

Projects > 73 #11928 (18 replies - 1903 views)

btw, should have mentioned about rustproofing the car(floors, rockers, inner fenders) with POR15, Mastercoat, or KBS, all excellent products ...   03-19-2018 04:59 pm

Body & interior stuff > 73 interior (6 replies - 876 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 04:57 pm

Projects > 73 #11928 (18 replies - 1903 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 04:52 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield and frame swap (7 replies - 1036 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 04:46 pm

Wheels > Need a spare (5 replies - 853 views)

Atlanta, GA. ...   03-14-2018 02:43 am

Wheels > Need a spare (5 replies - 853 views)

Have plenty of "decent" wheels with and without tires mounted. ...   03-14-2018 12:32 am

Engine & Transmission > Changing rear differential gears (9 replies - 1281 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 02:43 am

Engine & Transmission > Replacing Cam/timing belt (14 replies - 14812 views)

Not too wild about the Lotus replacement with timing marks at TDC; previous posts have it safer to put the belt on at 90 degrees ...   03-05-2018 05:41 pm

Brakes > brake line fitting (3 replies - 908 views)

As a follow up to the above website I posted:(the rear brake line fittings from the master are 3/8"X24 whereas the front brake fittings are ...   03-05-2018 05:40 pm

Body & interior stuff > Locked Trunk Lock more or less damaged (9 replies - 1053 views)

Max? the trunk lock "springing" up implies that the spring steel on the inside of the trunk has come out of its slot on one side. ...   03-05-2018 05:16 pm

Wheels > 205/60-13 Tires (30 replies - 37252 views)

13" tires: for those having trouble finding this size, here is a couple of places that do carry many 13" tires(cheap & "expensive"): Simple Tire: https://simpletire.com/catalog?width=185&ratio=70&rim=13 & Perfomance ...   03-05-2018 05:05 pm

Brakes > brake line fitting (3 replies - 908 views)

Try typing in "British brake line fittings"; here's one place: http://store.fedhillusa.com/britishgirling-316475nutsandfittings.aspx Try Earl's as well. British Girling 3/16"/4.75mm brake line tubing nuts and fittings. store.fedhillusa.com/britishgirling-316475nutsandfittings.aspx Results 1 - 15 ...   03-05-2018 02:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission Leaks 4 Speed 13556 (14 replies - 1975 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 01:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > Transmission Leaks 4 Speed 13556 (14 replies - 1975 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 12:35 am

Body & interior stuff > How to remove floor console between seats (2 replies - 664 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 05:16 pm

Body & interior stuff > Jensen-Healey Mk1 Body Panels (5 replies - 1671 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 06:27 pm

Ignition > Needed: Lucas 25D distributor core for rebuild (2 replies - 1001 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 01:56 pm


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