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Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8083 views)

well that's comforting. I'll try to get in touch with Mr. Behr about that shifter ...   03-25-2015 02:44 am

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed longevity (20 replies - 8083 views)

So I'm reading all the horror posts about the Getrag 5 speed, which were enough to make me seriously question why I bought this thing, ...   03-24-2015 12:32 am

Engine & Transmission > renovated engine burning oil (46 replies - 15104 views)

I think I'm going to side with gmgiltd, this engine only has about 120 miles on it....but if it continues ...   03-21-2015 04:57 pm

Engine & Transmission > renovated engine burning oil (46 replies - 15104 views)

just curious...what type of rings were installed? cast iron, chrome moly, anything "special"? I know this is a stretch, but would you be able to do ...   03-21-2015 04:22 pm

Cooling > Electric fan sender (9 replies - 4707 views)

I had a system like that on my 429 Torino in the good old days. I also like the in hose sender, Edd China approved you ...   03-19-2015 08:29 pm

Cooling > Electric fan sender (9 replies - 4707 views)

thanks for the info. I'm certain I'll use one of those methods. ...   03-19-2015 04:12 pm

Cooling > Electric fan sender (9 replies - 4707 views)

Is there an accepted mounting point for the temp sender for an electric fan? I am adverse to drilling holes, so I'd like to avoid ...   03-18-2015 10:13 pm

Cooling > fan clutch (18 replies - 7405 views)

Brett Gibson JH5 20497 wrote: It's true the clutch fans came on JH5's & GT's and they work great in cooling the engine, that is until ...   03-17-2015 10:26 pm

Cooling > fan clutch (18 replies - 7405 views)

Is it possible that the viscous fan clutch for the JH and GT is the same part as used on the Triumph Spitfire? I would ...   03-16-2015 06:50 pm

Wheels > spare tire (2 replies - 1849 views)

Did JH come with spare tires? If so, was it an aluminum wheel as the other four, or a steel one? What do you guys use? ...   03-16-2015 06:38 pm

Cooling > fan clutch (18 replies - 7405 views)

I ask because my car has a fan clutch but no fan shroud, however, I will not waste the money on a fan shroud if ...   03-16-2015 06:35 pm

Cooling > fan clutch (18 replies - 7405 views)

Does anyone know of a source for the fan clutch for th JH? Does it interchange with another car perhaps? Alternatively, are they rebuildable? Thanks ...   03-15-2015 02:56 am

Brakes > Identifying brake type (3 replies - 2260 views)

That's the VIN and the car. Thanks ...   03-07-2015 01:32 pm

Brakes > Identifying brake type (3 replies - 2260 views)

Is there an easy way to tell if my car has Lockheed or Girling brakes? Can it be determined by the year or were ...   03-07-2015 01:42 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22100 views)

Thanks for the info. I did remove the vac retard...the end of the spring had rotted off, but the can did hold vacuum. Replaced it ...   03-07-2015 01:15 am

Carburetors > Dellorto return issue (4 replies - 2892 views)

Thanks to all who commented. Got it running and synced my carbs. Went very easily, took longer to get heat into the engine ...   03-04-2015 08:20 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto return issue (4 replies - 2892 views)

I searched for this so forgive me if I missed it. On my DHLAs, direct your attention to the coupling between the front and rear carb ...   03-04-2015 05:03 am

Ignition > Spring behind distributor (2 replies - 1954 views)

the mystery spring turned out to be the idle mixture screw spring from one of the Dellortos...I'm in Massapequa, Long Island ...   02-27-2015 09:19 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22100 views)

I saw those figures in the manual...unfortunately I left it with the car....is that crank degrees or distributor degrees? I was able to get a vacuum ...   02-27-2015 09:17 pm

Ignition > Spring behind distributor (2 replies - 1954 views)

In the process of installing my distributor I stuck my finger in the hole and felt the spring in the pump was still there. Does ...   02-27-2015 03:24 am

Ignition > Reinstalling the Lucas 25D distributor (4 replies - 3739 views)

"note there are three, not two o rings on the distributor...most people overlook the large very thin one at the end of the shaft housing ...   02-26-2015 10:43 pm

Carburetors > idle vacuum/cruise vacuum (0 replies - 1524 views)

As I get my car closer to running, I was wondering if anyone could give me an idea of what manifold vacuum reading I should ...   02-21-2015 03:39 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22100 views)

I'm actually a fan of part throttle vacuum advance, so I'm going to put some effort into finding a can that works. ...   02-21-2015 03:05 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22100 views)

It is quite possible, but it does have the cast iron manifold and an exhaust system with 2 mufflers inline...so it should be very quiet. ...   02-20-2015 09:37 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 6572 views)

I got my seal from McMaster and have a question....This seal has a tapered side and the sealing "spring" is toward the large part of ...   02-20-2015 05:40 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22100 views)

I've never seen the car run. Probably hasn't been run in 10 yrs. The Dellortos have been rebuilt, by a carb guy not me. ...   02-20-2015 04:05 am

Miscellaneous > QED motorsports (3 replies - 2062 views)

That is more than I could have asked for. Thank you. I wonder if being on the other side of the Atlantic has ...   02-16-2015 09:54 pm

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22100 views)

Thanks for the encouragement. Looks like previous owner tried to do the right thing, but time has not been kind. Spoke to my friend with ...   02-16-2015 09:51 pm

Miscellaneous > Miller Mule (2 replies - 1616 views)

I was interested in Miller because he lists a crank hub with trigger wheel on his website. That would be too easy though. ...   02-16-2015 04:17 am

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 6572 views)

Thanks. I've done distributors before but don't have the tools to machine them. I hope the bushings are serviceable. I'm in the process of ...   02-16-2015 04:14 am

Miscellaneous > Miller Mule (2 replies - 1616 views)

anybody have any dealings with Miller Mule? any info? http://www.millersmule.com/MillersMuleStore/ thanks ...   02-15-2015 06:58 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 6572 views)

As I posted I ordered the seal and O rings for my distributor. HOWEVER, I neglected to ask- is that internal seal an original Lucas installation, ...   02-15-2015 04:51 am

Miscellaneous > QED motorsports (3 replies - 2062 views)

Anybody ever email QED motorsports in the UK?  I tried twice and both times the email came back as undeliverable.  I used the contact tab ...   02-15-2015 04:49 am

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 6572 views)

Thanks for the tip. I ordered the seals an o rings from Mcmaster ...   02-14-2015 10:30 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 6572 views)

Found that old post. Sorry for not looking in "Miscellaneous" for an ignition part. ...   02-14-2015 09:34 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 6572 views)

Thanks for the reply. Chicago Rawhide....reminds me of the TR3 days. ...   02-14-2015 09:16 pm

Ignition > oil in distributor 1975 Jensen (13 replies - 6572 views)

Hi.  I'm new.  I took the distributor cap off my distributor and found oil....yuck.   Now I've been led to believe this is a problem that ...   02-14-2015 04:28 am

Projects > Got it started (76 replies - 22100 views)

Didn't know where else this would fit, so....  I got my JH started today. It ran very badly.  It has Dellorto 45Es that have allegedly ...   02-14-2015 04:17 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > #20102 (0 replies - 1549 views)

Just took possession of #20102.  Overall it's in pretty good shape.  It's been repainted, and the original engine probably blew up.  I say that because ...   02-13-2015 12:36 am


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