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Projects > GT 30071 Rolling Restoration (34 replies - 17317 views)

Dear Forum Users After 8 months of ownership, expenses incurred on parts and labour well in excess of the original purchase price, countless trips to the ...   01-24-2015 06:44 pm

Carburetors > Air Cleaner Hose Clamps (2 replies - 3166 views)

Success! They're called cotter pin clamps. Or Copiglia clamps... ...   01-22-2015 10:37 pm

Carburetors > Air Cleaner Hose Clamps (2 replies - 3166 views)

Just to clarify, these are not thumb screw or butterfly hose clamps. On these types, the threaded worm shaft lies parallel to the metal ...   01-22-2015 09:28 pm

Carburetors > Air Cleaner Hose Clamps (2 replies - 3166 views)

Dear Forum Users I'm looking for the hose clamps which clamp the hose between the airbox and air filter can on my GT. The factory-fit clips, ...   01-22-2015 08:55 pm

Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 24935 views)

I did not know there were versions of the W58 with different gear ratios. Although the R154 box fitted to the Toyota Supra turbo ...   01-04-2015 05:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > Chequerboard Red J (0 replies - 1947 views)

Dear Forum Users Following on from the excellent work done by Tom Bradley on digitising the JH-5 logo, I thought I'd have a go at doing ...   01-04-2015 05:29 pm

Engine & Transmission > Living the dream: JH W58 5spd (39 replies - 24935 views)

There seems to be some degree of consensus on both sides of the pond that the W58 gearbox does not work well with the taller ...   01-04-2015 04:44 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Numbers Matching JH's (2 replies - 3878 views)

Hi Lash Richard Calver should have all this information (www.richardcalver.com). I recently acquired a copy of the "Service Production Record" for my GT. According to Keith ...   01-03-2015 10:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > Door Jensen GT (2 replies - 2273 views)

Hi Door shells are different part numbers between the JH (98011 and 98012) and the GT (99401 and 99402). The weatherstrip arrangement is definitely different ...   12-20-2014 04:58 pm

Suspension > Aftermarket Shock Replacements (29 replies - 28163 views)

Hi Eric The bottom bolts of the front shocks affix to a separate 2-piece bracket, which is itself affixed to the lower suspension arm by 3 ...   12-20-2014 09:29 am

Body & interior stuff > Drain Holes (1 reply - 2036 views)

Dear Forum Users Routine Maintenance Procedure 48 (RM48) in the J-H workshop manual requires owners/maintainers to "check that the drain holes in the body and doors ...   11-27-2014 09:37 am

Suspension > Aftermarket Shock Replacements (29 replies - 28163 views)

Hi Eric The spring compressor I bought when I changed the shocks and springs on my GT was too long. You might struggle to find ...   11-24-2014 08:37 am

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 20946 views)

You will also need to find an appropriate +ve feed for the Pertronix unit. You can't use either +ve terminal on the coil because ...   11-23-2014 07:02 am

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 20946 views)

Yes, this would be the easiest approach. Provided you also have the wire from the starter motor direct to the +ve terminal of the ...   11-23-2014 06:35 am

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 20946 views)

Oh and my tach does work with the Accuspark, although I don't think it is very accurate... ...   11-22-2014 10:54 pm

Ignition > electronic ignition conversion (21 replies - 20946 views)

Hi Eric An Accuspark points replacement unit was fitted to my GT a few weeks back. At around the same time I re-installed the refurbished ...   11-22-2014 10:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > Changing the Engine (5 replies - 3625 views)

Hi "Barthol" Please see page 30 of the attached. On Lotus 907 engines later than spec 3, they moved the water outlet from the back ...   11-16-2014 04:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > Taller Diff Ratio (1 reply - 2268 views)

Hi My GT has the stock drive-train - 2.0l 907, Getrag 235/5, 3.45:1 Magnum 2300 axle. I want a proper overdrive to reduce the revs ...   11-16-2014 09:47 am

Electrical & Instruments > GT Rear Washer Pump Wanted (3 replies - 5161 views)

Dear Forum Users I am looking for a replacement pump for the rear screen wipe/wash on my GT. The pump is made by Tudor but there ...   10-04-2014 09:17 am

Electrical & Instruments > Extra Wires in JH-5 Engine Compartment (4 replies - 5708 views)

If your JH-5 is fitted with a GT loom, then the white wire is the positive feed for the 4 fuses for the wipers, instruments, ...   10-04-2014 09:11 am

Electrical & Instruments > How to remove blower motor on GT (1 reply - 2592 views)

Hi Georg Please make absolutely sure the blower motor isn't working before you try to remove it. I agonised for days about this, and then ...   09-21-2014 04:54 pm

Body & interior stuff > GT Spare Wheel Carrier (1 reply - 2378 views)

Dear GT owners I am looking to replace the rather nasty non-original spare wheel carrier on my GT. The only original part I have is ...   09-15-2014 09:14 pm

Suspension > Car leaning to the left (11 replies - 15228 views)

A further update. Revised advice from Rejen suggests that the 7mm thick packer that was fitted to the top of the passenger side front ...   08-12-2014 08:30 pm

Suspension > Car leaning to the left (11 replies - 15228 views)

Did some "fact finding" yesterday. Both springs are installed the right way up ("flat" side uppermost) and there is no evidence of leakage from the ...   08-03-2014 02:55 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Heater/AC/Anti-Run On Relay (1 reply - 2797 views)

The blower motor does not work on my GT. After two sessions with the multimeter, I have discovered that the heater/AC/anti-run on relay is ...   07-21-2014 09:44 pm

Suspension > Car leaning to the left (11 replies - 15228 views)

Dear Forum Users Apologies for resurrecting an old thread. I have a noticeable body lean on my GT, to the driver's side (it's an RHD ...   07-19-2014 10:58 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (285 replies - 262246 views)

Jensen GT 1640/30071, UK registration number NUY 903P, is in excellent condition and coming to the end of a rolling restoration Wiltshire, UK. Still ...   07-18-2014 09:13 am


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