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Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (36 replies - 16616 views)

Assume you mean one of the half shafts in the rear? Yes, I have plenty of very good used ones, but I am on the ...   02-18-2017 06:25 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 23064 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 03:02 am

Brakes > Brakes (5 replies - 1103 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 05:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Getrag 5 speed transmission (11 replies - 2231 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 01:05 am

Engine & Transmission > Getrag 5 speed transmission (11 replies - 2231 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 11:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Heat from Transmission (3 replies - 1062 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 02:59 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank (7 replies - 2545 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 01:37 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank (7 replies - 2545 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 03:31 pm

Miscellaneous > In Search of a mechanic shop with in 200 miles of Central Virginia with Healey experience (1 reply - 804 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 02:59 am

Electrical & Instruments > Wiring Harness Installation (6 replies - 3967 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 04:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 10016 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 03:27 pm

Cooling > Tip for water pump removal. Lotus 907 (7 replies - 1982 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 06:56 pm

Ignition > Ignition Issues,engine quits when hot! (4 replies - 1658 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 06:14 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 23064 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 04:58 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 23064 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 04:10 pm

Wheels > tire jack (2 replies - 988 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 04:03 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (7 replies - 2265 views)

Sorry, Nigel,I do not. ...   10-16-2016 04:23 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 215584 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 ...   10-16-2016 12:14 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (7 replies - 2265 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 ...   10-16-2016 12:12 am

Projects > GT almost ready (21 replies - 8801 views)

wow--very nice; the Triumph looks great as well ...   10-15-2016 11:51 pm

Fuel Stuff > Carbs or Fuel Pump Issues - 2.2L Stroker (20 replies - 5608 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 04:27 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (2 replies - 3449 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 03:58 am

Miscellaneous > Tail Light Unevenness (6 replies - 2350 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 08:01 pm

Miscellaneous > My JH & Delta (25 replies - 9957 views)

John: just saw the phoobucket pix--very, very, nice! ...   09-23-2016 07:50 pm

Body & interior stuff > fender gaskets (3 replies - 1081 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 05:33 pm

Wheels > 205/60-13 Tires (28 replies - 32298 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 06:33 pm

Wheels > 205/60-13 Tires (28 replies - 32298 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 05:43 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 3251 views)

Good you figured the diagrams out. As for the brake line tab, a hacksaw will work-metal is thin ...   08-22-2016 03:33 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 3251 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 02:09 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 3251 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 03:51 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 3251 views)

Any grease with MoS2(Molybdenum disulfide) should help as it can take extreme pressure. ...   08-20-2016 03:13 am

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 3251 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 01:40 pm

Suspension > Making Bushings (12 replies - 7928 views)

Great--you're reading my mind! ...   08-02-2016 07:02 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen's spotted on Long Island (1 reply - 1436 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 06:47 pm

Miscellaneous > Hard top. (1 reply - 1563 views)

just got around to reading this; is it fixed? do you need some pix still? ...   08-02-2016 06:45 pm

Cooling > rebuilding the water pump (11 replies - 4550 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 04:08 pm

Wheels > Motor oil viscosoity (12 replies - 6852 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 03:28 pm

Wheels > Motor oil viscosoity (12 replies - 6852 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 01:44 am

Wheels > Polished & Painted Stock Wheels (19 replies - 7526 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 10:45 pm

Suspension > Making Bushings (12 replies - 7928 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 09:49 pm


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