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Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 21093 views)

Glad to see you got it chugging along again. As for the exhaust, the suspension was never a "hang" it set- up where going ...   02-07-2017 02:02 am

Brakes > Brakes (5 replies - 911 views)

Actually, the press on dust disc was of later design; we remove them and replace with a standard seal as most of the early brakes ...   02-05-2017 04:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Getrag 5 speed transmission (11 replies - 1879 views)

Unfortunately, you will assuredly have to remove the tm(unless you can make a VERY specialized tool). R&R for a 5spd. is 6 hours,(5 hours for ...   12-15-2016 12:05 am

Engine & Transmission > Getrag 5 speed transmission (11 replies - 1879 views)

I assume you mean the fulcrum half-moon point inside the bell housing? Back in 1992 mine broke as well, but probably from the fast, hard, shifting ...   12-14-2016 10:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Heat from Transmission (3 replies - 893 views)

Yes, heat in the left side(driver's side for us in the USA) of the cockpit can be annoying. There was a piece of foam about ...   11-22-2016 01:59 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank (7 replies - 2314 views)

Before I would do anything myself,I would first DEFINITELY call the radiator shop to see if they could redo the work, and if they don't, ...   11-17-2016 12:37 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank (7 replies - 2314 views)

POR15, KBS, Mastercoat ( http://www.masterseriescoatings.com/index/products/primer/ ) will work just fine even on heavily pitted and "holey" tanks. They are easy to use so you can do ...   11-16-2016 02:31 pm

Miscellaneous > In Search of a mechanic shop with in 200 miles of Central Virginia with Healey experience (1 reply - 718 views)

Although I'm in Atlanta, too far for your desires to drive/trailer, if you have SKYPE and some mechanical expertise(usually they are the best for J-H ...   11-16-2016 01:59 am

Electrical & Instruments > Wiring Harness Installation (6 replies - 3714 views)

If you lay the harness on a large floor, most of the design will be obvious. The later harnesses (J-H #97764; first were #90587, then ...   11-10-2016 03:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 8609 views)

Frank: I usually retrofitted the older style tensioners(concave outer surface as opposed to the flat integrated later style) since changing the 2 bearings was easier, ...   11-06-2016 02:27 pm

Cooling > Tip for water pump removal. Lotus 907 (7 replies - 1720 views)

On all the rebuilt water pumps I have done, I include an allen bolt to replace that one troublesome hex bolt, making removal and ...   11-03-2016 05:56 pm

Ignition > Ignition Issues,engine quits when hot! (4 replies - 1484 views)

Was everything running OK until recently? If you do change the coil, be sure it is a 1.5 ohm one as the GTs have the ...   10-24-2016 05:14 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 21093 views)

Delta sell replacement boots; I don't like the nylon fasteners that come with them so I get the longest "thin" worm clamps(just fit) or ...   10-23-2016 03:58 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 21093 views)

Just "discovered" these threads; sorry I got here so late, as I at least could have helped you through some of the standard J-H problems. ...   10-23-2016 03:10 pm

Wheels > tire jack (1 reply - 825 views)

Yes; I have quite a few left from all the J-Hs I had . send me an email for what exactly you need, at RedRacerbm@gmail.com bruce madden ...   10-18-2016 03:03 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (7 replies - 1974 views)

Sorry, Nigel,I do not. ...   10-16-2016 03:23 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (273 replies - 209182 views)

I now own #30464. Bought from Joe Mazurk, Chicago, in November 2013. Black paint with black vinyl roof. He had removed the A/C but eventually ...   10-15-2016 11:14 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (7 replies - 1974 views)

I now own #30464. Bought from Joe Mazurk, Chicago, in November 2013. Black paint with black vinyl roof. He had removed the A/C but eventually ...   10-15-2016 11:12 pm

Projects > GT almost ready (21 replies - 8119 views)

wow--very nice; the Triumph looks great as well ...   10-15-2016 10:51 pm

Fuel Stuff > Carbs or Fuel Pump Issues - 2.2L Stroker (20 replies - 4886 views)

The early J-Hs did not have the anti-siphon valve(as Nigel stated earlier) for the gas tanks. After chassis # 13843, the tanks were slightly different; ...   10-03-2016 03:27 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (2 replies - 3322 views)

Just read Times story; I'm sure it reminds all of us of stories from our younger days. Boy--how'd we get so old! ...   09-24-2016 02:58 am

Miscellaneous > Tail Light Unevenness (6 replies - 2140 views)

Might also check spacing between taillight and stainless steel side curves; you will likely find the left side "closer' than the right side ...   09-23-2016 07:01 pm

Miscellaneous > My JH & Delta (25 replies - 9324 views)

John: just saw the phoobucket pix--very, very, nice! ...   09-23-2016 06:50 pm

Body & interior stuff > fender gaskets (3 replies - 935 views)

The GTs and I would guess some of the '75s had that plastic piece, but the earlier cars did not(not sure what the VIN # ...   09-15-2016 04:33 pm

Wheels > 205/60-13 Tires (28 replies - 31363 views)

Enter Your Tire Size To Begin! Vehicle Size 205 60 13 Different Rear Size ? 30319 Recent SearchesSearch Tires Narrow Your Search Price Brand Performance More Options Type Speed Rating Load Index Load Range Sidewall Types Run Flat HOW IT WORKS Buy Tires Online BUY ...   09-12-2016 05:33 pm

Wheels > 205/60-13 Tires (28 replies - 31363 views)

Tried to locate store with these tires, but no luck(both SIMPLE TIRES, ONECLICK tires< and of course TIRERACK)? SIMPLETIRE has some nice Vredestein 205/60 VR13" for ...   09-12-2016 04:43 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 2848 views)

Good you figured the diagrams out. As for the brake line tab, a hacksaw will work-metal is thin ...   08-22-2016 02:33 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 2848 views)

Nigel: you reminded me in your last post; we always cut a "V" notch in the tab next to the calipers where the brake line ...   08-22-2016 01:09 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 2848 views)

Nigel: some rubber grease on the mating surfaces(both outer and shaft sides) will make installation easier. MOSS motors sells a jar of it(read "lifetime supply") ...   08-21-2016 02:51 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 2848 views)

Any grease with MoS2(Molybdenum disulfide) should help as it can take extreme pressure. ...   08-20-2016 02:13 am

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 2848 views)

Nigel: I don't know what others do, but on all the "later" styled seals with the separate shield, we retrofit them with the earlier "standard" ...   08-17-2016 12:40 pm

Suspension > Making Bushings (12 replies - 7617 views)

Great--you're reading my mind! ...   08-02-2016 06:02 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen's spotted on Long Island (1 reply - 1347 views)

Try Jim Reilly on Long Island. He has Qvale's old race J-H and years of experience woeking on them. 631-938-3069 JimReilly43@hotmail.com ...   08-02-2016 05:47 pm

Miscellaneous > Hard top. (1 reply - 1469 views)

just got around to reading this; is it fixed? do you need some pix still? ...   08-02-2016 05:45 pm

Cooling > rebuilding the water pump (11 replies - 4095 views)

Richard: don't know if you've solved your water pump leak yet, but the 3G seals Tim refers to are the way to go. You will ...   08-02-2016 03:08 pm

Wheels > Motor oil viscosoity (12 replies - 6280 views)

Yes, as ESPRIT2 pointed out, a lean carb. can make the engine run hot. Please get a CO meter, colortune, or whatever to check ...   08-02-2016 02:28 pm

Wheels > Motor oil viscosoity (12 replies - 6280 views)

almost all the overheating problems, especially in the post '73 engines(took an extra 2 1/2 quarts of oil which helped cool them) and the ...   08-02-2016 12:44 am

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 7012 views)

wow--very nice(you sure don't look 66?). Notice in the pix you show the stock wheels but your main/opening has the Panasport? btw, didn't realize stock ...   08-01-2016 09:45 pm

Suspension > Making Bushings (12 replies - 7617 views)

very nice; one thing we do when doing a total front suspension rebuild is the weld a thick heavy duty washer((or equivalent) to the front ...   08-01-2016 08:49 pm

Suspension > steering rack question (4 replies - 1222 views)

Takes 90 weight 0.25 pints(was in the short 68 page original workshop manual, page 17, but for some reason was left out of the modern ...   08-01-2016 08:38 pm


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