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Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (7 replies - 4818 views)

I forgot to mention that the SU pumps have gradually been upgraded so they are now solid state. A little pricey now at around $200, ...   02-18-2019 08:57 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (7 replies - 4818 views)

Maybe now the FACET square pumps are dependable, but a over 25 years ago when they first came on the market we considered the Boat ...   02-14-2019 05:06 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (18 replies - 11426 views)

I'm not sure why all the confusion: earlier gas tanks only had 2 vent tubes where the pressure relief valve is screwed in, whereas the ...   02-14-2019 04:56 pm

Brakes > TR-6 Master Cylinder -Other options? (7 replies - 410 views)

I would certainly think so; no reason to sell it unless it works okay, but maybe call/email them if you want clarification ...   01-09-2019 03:53 pm

Brakes > TR-6 Master Cylinder -Other options? (7 replies - 410 views)

Just looked at Martin Robey's site for J-H master cylinders; these look exactly like the originals(not sure what "EX" means for the 2nd picture). The ...   01-09-2019 03:38 am

Wheels > Best Choice for Stock Tires? (7 replies - 389 views)

A few years ago, only the Vredesteins were available in a fairly high performance tire for both wet & dry pavement(the excellent Yokohama AVS were ...   01-06-2019 03:56 pm

Wheels > Best Choice for Stock Tires? (7 replies - 389 views)

I've previously listed tires; please use the "SEARCH" tab at the top and type in "185-70 tires". Both Vredestein and Pirelli. The Pirelli are ...   01-06-2019 01:45 am

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Sending Unit Float Puzzle (3 replies - 209 views)

yes; it was/is a common problem and the "hole" is right where the end of the metal holder/arm clasps onto the nylon. Anytime I removed ...   01-05-2019 07:40 pm

Ignition > Ignition (12 replies - 695 views)

what Frank is referring to is the round white(later ones were black)"LOGIC BOX" plug right about where your left knee would be. The numbers are ...   12-28-2018 12:18 am

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Carpeting (6 replies - 336 views)

The LLOYD custom floor mats to protect and look good for both sides are very reasonably priced with many colors for choice. For a slight ...   12-21-2018 01:14 am

Ignition > Ignition (12 replies - 695 views)

From many vehicles I have seen blowing the #3(bottom) fuse, it almost always has been the cigarette lighter, where the purple(hot) wire is grounding on ...   12-10-2018 02:55 am

Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 756 views)

Sorry you drilled a new hole: reslotting the "U" shaped bracket AND loosening the front 2 nuts for the rubber engine mounts(use a whelled floor ...   12-05-2018 06:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH- Door Hinge Removal - Giant Phillips Head Screws (5 replies - 5900 views)

Those are #4 cross point screws that take a #4 pozidriv screwdriver bit. A hand impact driver with a #4 regular Phillips bit will work ...   12-05-2018 06:35 pm

Wheels > tire jack (5 replies - 2371 views)

The 3 pieces that came in the vinyl pouch were a scissors jack, an extension handle to turn the scissor screw, and the lug nut ...   12-02-2018 04:50 pm

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 1329 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 - 1329 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 - 434 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 - 628 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 - 385 views)

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

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (41 replies - 4035 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" (41 replies - 4035 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" (41 replies - 4035 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 - 798 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 - 798 views)

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

Engine & Transmission > R&R trans (7 replies - 1128 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 - 1128 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 - 21011 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 - 1277 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 - 1200 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 - 12254 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 - 12254 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 - 518 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 (3 replies - 679 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 - 820 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 - 1340 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 - 717 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 - 956 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 - 1143 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 - 6847 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 - 1112 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


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