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Miscellaneous > Tail Light Unevenness (6 replies - 2605 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 - 10653 views)

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

Body & interior stuff > fender gaskets (3 replies - 1243 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 - 33404 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 - 33404 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 - 3741 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 - 3741 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 - 3741 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 - 3741 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 - 3741 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 - 8336 views)

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

Miscellaneous > Jensen's spotted on Long Island (1 reply - 1558 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 - 1700 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 - 5104 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 - 7322 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 - 7322 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 - 8016 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 - 8336 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

Suspension > steering rack question (4 replies - 1577 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 09:38 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 7305 views)

sorry; hardly ever get on this site, and when I do, it takes hours going through threads. Hope you got your distributor "fixed" ? There is no ...   08-01-2016 03:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 5874 views)

Yes, looks like someone put in backwards. I would shim the spring with small flat washers in the back of the retaining cap; be sure ...   07-31-2016 03:41 pm

Carburetors > Fuel needles (3 replies - 2072 views)

Yes, both the needles and to a lesser extent the orifice wear due to the design. Unlike SU carbs where the needle does not touch ...   07-31-2016 03:23 pm

Body & interior stuff > Original rubber jensen script mats front (5 replies - 3081 views)

Stuart: having disassembled many "rusted" J-Hs here(everything east of the Mississippi rusts) I am sure I have many "passenger" side OEM floor mats. However, ...   07-31-2016 02:26 pm

Body & interior stuff > Bonnet(hood) Fitting (6 replies - 5832 views)

For ALL the hoods/bonnets I have reinstalled, they have all been the same: namely the front bolt goes as high as possible and the rear ...   07-31-2016 02:15 pm

Body & interior stuff > side window wipers/seals (3 replies - 1956 views)

Like others, I made a metal "U" shaped piece to install the originals, which I spread slightly more open with a tapered chisel. I Imagine ...   07-31-2016 02:09 pm

Body & interior stuff > Dyna Mat (8 replies - 2926 views)

Please be sure to "rust proof" your floor, witj POR-15, Mastercoat, or KBS before installing or you will be guaranteed to rust through the floor ...   07-31-2016 02:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Help! Seat won't tilt forward, can't tighten track mounts (10 replies - 4629 views)

Having taken apart many rusted cars(a huge problem for those of living east of the Mississippi) I've done what many of you have ...   07-31-2016 02:05 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tarunk lock spring gadget (6 replies - 2324 views)

Does anyone know a source of that dadgummed spring fitting that goes around the trunk lock mechanism and has two barbs that when the lock ...   07-31-2016 01:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > Trunk lid (11 replies - 4231 views)

The trunk lid spring is just a torsion bar, and over time it weakens, just like any spring after much use. A luggage rack adds ...   07-31-2016 01:48 pm

Cooling > rebuilding the water pump (11 replies - 5104 views)

I still rebuild them, although I am running out of good cores. Please email me at RedRacerbm@gmail.com or call at 404-261-2552 if you like. bruce madden ...   06-27-2016 08:55 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster removal (8 replies - 4248 views)

Assuming the rebuilt one is the same as the originals, yes, there is an adjustment: if you have in back on the car, 1st remove ...   05-04-2016 05:02 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 7305 views)

There is the large outer O-ring on the end of the shaft, then a smaller one for the plug holding the oil pressure relief spring(punch ...   08-20-2015 05:47 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 7305 views)

There is the large outer O-ring on the end of the shaft, then a smaller one for the plug holding the oil pressure relief spring(punch ...   08-20-2015 05:47 pm

Ignition > Reinstalling the Lucas 25D distributor (4 replies - 4030 views)

There is the large outer O-ring on the end of the shaft, then a smaller one for the plug holding the oil pressure relief spring(punch ...   08-20-2015 05:43 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen Healey Restoration in NY (4 replies - 2978 views)

Michael: try contacting Jim Reilly at 631-938-3069. He lives in Coram and has incredible knowledge of J-Hs, both strret and racing ...   08-18-2015 03:15 am

Fuel Stuff > rejuvenating fuel sending unit (7 replies - 7941 views)

Gents: sorry for not responding sooner; John Tiesler ( JTiesler@woway.com) has done quite a bit of work with a very close replacement: the Tr7/8, TBS5514 or ...   02-09-2015 10:43 pm

Miscellaneous > My JH & Delta (25 replies - 10653 views)

Nice going! Glad to hear the other two cars were in good company!! ...   02-09-2015 08:02 pm

Miscellaneous > My JH & Delta (25 replies - 10653 views)

John: just looked at your pix; I would STRONGLY recommend you put something over your driver's side floor mat as they are "Unobtainium"(as far as ...   02-09-2015 07:12 pm

Miscellaneous > My JH & Delta (25 replies - 10653 views)

John: Mike had his own shop in California for many years. He is a super mechanic and "go-getter" for anything J-H. You would have ...   02-09-2015 07:10 pm

Projects > New Project 17505 (6 replies - 3245 views)

I use whatever high grade is available; sorry, can't help you much with that but I don't think it will greatly affect the engine ...   02-04-2015 08:14 pm


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