Home 
Home Search search Menu menu Not logged in - Login | Register
> NigelK

Profile Topics Posts
Posts by NigelK
188 postsShowing posts 1-40 of 188

Brakes > Removing the rear brake brake back plate (2 replies - 146 views)

100% agree with Tim. Removing the half shafts can be a bit of a pain, if you don’t have a slide hammer. Two alternative methods ...   12-27-2018 08:11 am

Projects > GT 30071 Rolling Restoration (34 replies - 18071 views)

Hi Jim Here is a cross-section showing how I made the hatch on my GT watertight. I used two pieces of a Woolies seal (reference R679) ...   12-11-2018 09:32 am

Projects > GT 30071 Rolling Restoration (34 replies - 18071 views)

Hi Jim You mean the seal that runs around the edge of the hatch? That’s just two pieces of T-section piece of rubber seal, one which ...   12-10-2018 09:52 pm

Projects > GT 30071 Rolling Restoration (34 replies - 18071 views)

http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=2369&forum_id=11 ...   12-02-2018 08:41 am

Projects > GT 30071 Rolling Restoration (34 replies - 18071 views)

Hi Jim Yes I managed to get replacement corduroy fabric from SMS auto fabrics in Oregon. Rejen (just up the road from you near Winchester) used ...   12-02-2018 08:38 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (12 replies - 5753 views)

Hi there! I have 30071 and am based in Wiltshire. Happy to answer any questions you might have as you crack on with your restoration. ...   12-02-2018 08:32 am

Fuel Stuff > 1976 Jensen GT (12 replies - 924 views)

The GT fuel pump is indeed an SU AUF 300 type. Not sure why the Jensen part number is different for the J-H and GT ...   11-13-2018 09:37 pm

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 1006 views)

There should be a letter stamped on the top of the diff housing, just behind the pinion seal. If the letter is a K it’s ...   11-11-2018 09:43 am

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 1006 views)

From the rear axle chapter of the Haynes manual for the Vauxhall Magnum "This chapter has so far shown how to replace bearings and oil ...   11-09-2018 11:02 am

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 1006 views)

Hi Steve There was a comment on the Vauxhall Viva forum to the effect that Vauxhall axles are easy to work on as all the shims ...   11-09-2018 07:23 am

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 1006 views)

That’s the right Vauxhall, but I’m not sure why there are two types of diff carrier bearing. There were 2 different Vauxhall Magnum axles used ...   11-08-2018 06:36 pm

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 1006 views)

Hi Gordon Based on info from the Vauxhall Viva forum, the following might be helpful (usual internet info health warning applies): Diff carrier roller bearings - Jensen ...   11-08-2018 04:13 pm

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 1006 views)

Hi Gordon Speak to Mike Taylor, he sourced the bearings for my diff rebuild (on Trevor’s behalf). All the best, Nigel ...   11-08-2018 01:35 pm

Suspension > Differential -Options for rebuild and replace? (16 replies - 1006 views)

They are rebuildable. All of the bearings are available (at least they are here in the UK) albeit at a price. I had my GT ...   11-08-2018 09:40 am

Fuel Stuff > 1976 Jensen GT (12 replies - 924 views)

Tim, I think that heat shield was only fitted to GTs which had catalytic converters. My GT is UK spec and never had one, so ...   10-27-2018 11:29 am

Fuel Stuff > 1976 Jensen GT (12 replies - 924 views)

Here is an image of the fuel pump in situ. It's not the same as the fuel pump as fitted to the J-H. Jensen part ...   10-26-2018 03:21 pm

Fuel Stuff > 1976 Jensen GT (12 replies - 924 views)

There is no dedicated workshop manual for the Jensen GT. The GT parts book shows the fuel system components, but not the mounting point of ...   10-25-2018 09:27 am

Projects > GT 30071 Rolling Restoration (34 replies - 18071 views)

Dear All I've just got my GT back from Lotusbits with the latest (and definitely final) engine upgrades. Upgrades as follows - i) gas-flowed CNC ported ...   07-28-2018 02:40 pm

Engine & Transmission > Heater Tap location type etc (4 replies - 860 views)

Hi Stu There should be a vacuum line (with an anti-return valve in it) running from a t-piece in the vacuum line between the inlet manifold ...   06-28-2018 08:35 pm

Suspension > Suspension bushings out of Differential, How? (5 replies - 1097 views)

Steve I very much doubt your screw threaded tool will work to remove the diff bushing, but never fear you can use it to install the ...   04-01-2018 08:12 pm

Suspension > Suspension bushings out of Differential, How? (5 replies - 1097 views)

Hi Steve The original metalastic rear suspension bushings comprise an inner steel tube, surrounded by rubber and then an outer thin steel sleeve. You'll need to ...   04-01-2018 09:47 am

Engine & Transmission > Changing rear differential gears (9 replies - 2040 views)

I have a W58 with the stock 3.45:1 cwp axle in my GT, mated to a 912HC spec engine and it's a really nice combination. ...   03-08-2018 09:13 am

Brakes > Lockheed Self Adjusters and Handbrake Function (8 replies - 5928 views)

Hi Bob These are Triumph TR7 parts. I think the part numbers for a self-adjuster kit are either AAU8992 or AAU8994. Good luck! Best wishes, Nigel ...   01-16-2018 04:46 pm

Brakes > rear brakes draging (10 replies - 6748 views)

Make sure the circlip holds the brake cylinder firmly to the backing plate (ie install a new circlip with the correct installation tool so it ...   10-25-2017 11:40 am

Brakes > Lockheed handbrake not quite holding (9 replies - 6253 views)

Don't follow the manual advice re setting the self adjusters with the hand brake, it doesn't work! Instead, disconnect the handbrake cable and rod from ...   10-05-2017 05:21 am

Engine & Transmission > replacing 4-speed speedo pinion gear (6 replies - 2298 views)

If no one on here can help, then it might be worth investing in one of these? https://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Haynes-Workshop-Manual-Sunbeam-Rapier-Sunbeam-Alpine-H120-1967-1974-New-/253131919993?epid=176772057&hash=item3aefd69279%3Ag%3AJUsAAOSwOfdZq9Bq&_trkparms=pageci%253Abb77da00-a21b-11e7-bb6e-74dbd180b34b%257Cparentrq%253Aba34a1c615e0ab4d2bf181b1ffcf48dd%257Ciid%253A1 ...   09-25-2017 07:05 pm

Miscellaneous > Where can I find original Passenger side courtesy light? (3 replies - 1362 views)

The interior courtesy light is a European Ford part number 69EG-13776-AA. They come up on eBay in Australia rarely and for extortionate prices. Your best ...   09-21-2017 09:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed trans (1 reply - 1127 views)

Do a google search for BMW part number 23221200795 (speedo pinion 4Z). I believe this is the right part, but the supplier should be able ...   09-17-2017 06:19 pm

Miscellaneous > 13556 back on road but some newbie questions (10 replies - 3145 views)

I believe the instrument bulbs are LLB987. A quick Google search came up with these https://www.classiccarleds.co.uk/products/2-x-jaguar-mk2-triumph-tr3-tr4-tr6-speedo-rev-counter-led-gauge-bulbs-e10-mes-glb987-llb987-c15788 Delta also sell brighter 5W conventional bulbs part number MS1205 ...   06-16-2017 06:54 am

Miscellaneous > 13556 back on road but some newbie questions (10 replies - 3145 views)

Hi Stu I agree with Bruce re the bonnet hinge bolts. Easiest way to do the job is to slightly loosen both boots and then, with ...   06-15-2017 09:53 pm

Electrical & Instruments > The joys of Lucas electrics (5 replies - 2365 views)

Hi Chris I've had ongoing issues with my interior lights. The Prince of Darkness is temporarily in hiding, but he'll definitely be back. The interior lights ...   04-09-2017 11:00 am

Body & interior stuff > Paint Codes (6 replies - 2400 views)

I'm very curious to know whether it's a match! Of course, a lot will depend on whether the "home of the Jensen" place in Banbury ...   03-28-2017 03:20 pm

Body & interior stuff > Paint Codes (6 replies - 2400 views)

Hi Gordon Another suggestion. The JOC colour guru suggested in a 2009 post that Jensen Pine Green is the same colour as Matra Simca Hudson Vert. ...   03-28-2017 08:04 am

Body & interior stuff > Paint Codes (6 replies - 2400 views)

Hi Gordon Hope you are keeping well. Glasurit have formulations for some of the ICI and Ault & Wiborg Jensen colours, but unfortunately Pine Green is ...   03-27-2017 06:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > GT Interior Retrim (2 replies - 1814 views)

The fabric comes from SMS Auto Fabrics in Oregon (https://www.smsautofabrics.com/). Ask Doug there to supply the same fabric he supplied to me (Nigel Kieser). The ...   03-26-2017 06:50 am

Brakes > Lockheed Self Adjusters and Handbrake Function (8 replies - 5928 views)

Sorted. Today I replaced all the moving parts plus the wheel cylinders and the handbrake now works properly. I think the key issue was a ...   03-17-2017 07:14 pm

Brakes > Lockheed Self Adjusters and Handbrake Function (8 replies - 5928 views)

Despite the self-adjusters working properly, I have not been able to get my handbrake to work since the LSD axle was installed. What happens is ...   03-11-2017 04:55 pm

Brakes > Brakes (6 replies - 2715 views)

Very sensible advice, provided a PO has not assembled both drum brakes incorrectly! ...   03-09-2017 08:11 am

Brakes > Brakes (6 replies - 2715 views)

Be aware that the self-adjusters are portrayed incorrectly in the J-H workshop manual. See here http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=2272&forum_id=6 You might be better off looking at a TR7 or ...   03-09-2017 12:45 am

Body & interior stuff > GT Interior Retrim (2 replies - 1814 views)

Dear All At the end of last year I took the seats and door cards out of my GT and took them down to Rejen here ...   02-12-2017 01:53 pm


 Current time is 11:22 pm
   1  2  3  4  5  Next Page Last Page


UltraBB 1.172 Copyright © 2007-2011 Data 1 Systems