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Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

water pump in, bypass hose and thermostat included in that. slow progress.. ...   05-19-2016 12:35 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Tried to replace the rear main seal today. The seal in the holding plate was installed at inconsistent distance, between .135 and .105 from the ...   05-01-2016 01:17 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Took a look under the front suspension today...the suspension bushings are crumbling like shredded wheat. All of them. I'm not emotionally prepared for this. Calling ...   04-17-2016 01:14 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

msg sent ...   04-01-2016 03:00 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

sure...I'll look now...stand by ...   04-01-2016 02:43 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Yes, the shop got the parts from BMW. They had to order them from Germany but everything was available. I wasn't on top of ...   04-01-2016 02:32 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Got the transmission back. Going to use 75W-90 synthetic. Either Mobil 1 or Valvoline. Hopefully will be able to use it by summer. ...   04-01-2016 02:06 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Trans done. Pick it up tomorrow. He got the parts from the local BMW dealer, took about 4 business days (OK, a week) to get ...   03-27-2016 08:08 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

transmission to a respected transmission shop locally. He opened it up and will be putting synchroes, and a reverse slider in it. Everything else ...   03-12-2016 08:38 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Transmission, flywheel. clutch and release bearing all being inspected and repaired as needed. I'm giving serious consideration to having the driveshaft balanced. Has anyone had ...   02-29-2016 04:45 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

The pump is one of the real garbage autozone type electric black boxes...forget the name, it self regulates to 3 psi per my gauge. ...   02-21-2016 04:09 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Latest update, transmission out. Clutch and flywheel out. Throwout bearing was growling. Going to check the trans for sychroes and overall condition. Trans ...   02-12-2016 06:46 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3466 views)

I'll just googled the ID of 5/8 BSP and go from there. I see no need for a remote filter on this car. As I ...   10-29-2015 10:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3466 views)

subwoofer wrote: Bfitz241 wrote: It's my understanding that the fittings are 5/8 BSP, and I was having difficulty translating that to NPT or AN sizes. This just ...   10-27-2015 10:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3466 views)

thanks for the tip. Just out of curiosity, what's the ID of the hoses? It's my understanding that the fittings are 5/8 BSP, and I ...   10-26-2015 08:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3466 views)

Hmmmmmmmmmmm....I don't like the sound of this. Do these things generally back out or am I about to ruin the front case of ...   10-25-2015 06:32 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Cooler hoses (11 replies - 3466 views)

Just curious- is there a recommended service life on the oil cooler hoses? Do they break down internally or just hang in there.  Mine don't ...   10-25-2015 05:34 am

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8084 views)

That's good to know. Everything I saw said it was a 235....interesting ...   09-07-2015 04:01 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen's spotted on Long Island (1 reply - 1393 views)

Today I saw a white GT at the Mobil on Merrick Rd in Merrick. I have also seen a Yellow JH at a repair shop on ...   08-30-2015 05:15 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 6577 views)

Thanks for the reply.  If I understand you correctly, the center of the distributor drive gets  a small o ring installed and then the assembly ...   08-20-2015 07:38 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

AH! I see. Will do ...   06-23-2015 02:45 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

You got me with that...Can't remember if I did or not...is that something that needs to be done to get it back together? ...   06-23-2015 03:53 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

As I mentioned in the Brake forum, I took the booster and master out. Had them rebuilt by Apple Hydraulics in Riverhead NY. Looks ...   06-22-2015 05:01 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Thought I give an update. Haven't done much to the car due to some unexpected health issues, so hopefully I'll get to it soon. BUT, I went ...   06-16-2015 10:13 pm

Cooling > fan clutch (18 replies - 7411 views)

Good to know. The Spal electric looks more and more like the way to go. ...   06-13-2015 08:53 pm

Cooling > fan clutch (18 replies - 7411 views)

"Finally I used a SPAL electric fan" Do you remember which Spal you chose?  I was looking at the 30102042 14". ...   05-23-2015 04:23 pm

Cooling > block drain (1 reply - 1668 views)

http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=739&forum_id=3 I found this old thread and am curious to know if anyone has taken that plug out of their engine. My engine has that plug ...   04-15-2015 12:06 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22111 views)

Had a productive day today. Radiator out, and it's starting to fall apart, has scale on the inside and some green corrosion at the ...   04-14-2015 11:36 pm

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 6569 views)

Jim Ketcham wrote: Pictorial in the parts manual offers an excellent view of fuel lines. Do not forget the hidden check valve in the anti-syphon ...   04-06-2015 04:14 am

Electrical & Instruments > auxiliary relay box (1 reply - 1682 views)

I'm thinking about adding an auxiliary relay box to trigger the high load systems like the headlights and fuel pump to preserve the wiring harness ...   04-03-2015 04:12 am

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 6569 views)

No, that piece of hardboard is gone...I plan on a full trunk kit due to mice. What holds the panel in? Velcro? Screws? Pictures would be ...   04-01-2015 05:56 am

Fuel Stuff > fuel hose routing in trunk (10 replies - 6569 views)

I'm at the point where I'm trying to recreate the fuel hose routing in the trunk. THe original pump is gone, and the hoses ...   04-01-2015 05:25 am

Miscellaneous > repair shops (0 replies - 1276 views)

Anyone know of a 907 friendly machine shop or a transmission shop that will care for the Getrag in the St Augustine or Jacksonville area ...   03-29-2015 12:35 am

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8084 views)

nope..just kidding around ...   03-26-2015 02:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8084 views)

Nigel no offense intended. It's just that I keep and drive my cars for a long time...so I'm trying to decide the best course of ...   03-26-2015 01:40 am

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8084 views)

Brett Gibson JH5 20497 wrote: You are talking getting parts verse's how the transmission holds up, true the parts are getting few and far between but ...   03-25-2015 09:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8084 views)

Just so I'm clear, Conversion Components is NOT a reliable supplier, correct? I shouldn't even consider him as a possible source of parts? ...   03-25-2015 07:42 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8084 views)

will the 4 speed fit the 5 speed bellhousing, clutch, crossmember and driveshaft? ...   03-25-2015 07:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8084 views)

Unfortunately, a large amount of core parts for these gearboxes are NLA. If you are in need of major parts for this transmission, you may ...   03-25-2015 06:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8084 views)

Thanks ...   03-25-2015 06:37 pm


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