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Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 589 views)

Thanks Bruce. I would have preferred to do as you suggested, however living in a townhome community (with an HOA that frowns on car repairs) ...   12-06-2018 03:32 pm

Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 589 views)

Got it all back together yesterday. What a job getting the remains of the mount off of the shifter remote! With the rubber gone, there ...   12-05-2018 02:36 pm

Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 589 views)

Thanks Frank ~ I should have the new mount from Delta by Monday. For now, just lifting the assembly allows me to access all ...   11-30-2018 08:02 pm

Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 589 views)

Broke my shifter mount (Part # 17) today and was not able to get into 1st 3rd or 5th. Hobbled a couple miles home in ...   11-29-2018 09:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Dash VIN (1 reply - 244 views)

I don't remember if I was somehow able to save my original rivets or if I had to buy new ones (google vin rivets) but ...   10-24-2018 02:31 am

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (38 replies - 3259 views)

Don – I would try taking the taking the JH tachometer out of the equation by bypassing it. Power to the coil goes through it ...   09-18-2018 01:53 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (38 replies - 3259 views)

I’m not suggesting this as the solution for your particular oil leakage problem with your Pertronix distributor but there is a current auction on Ebay ...   09-17-2018 01:53 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (285 replies - 267790 views)

Mine is a 1974 Jensen Healey #19523. Engine B7411 10 391. Build date is 12/30/74. Color is Red with tan. Odometer is currently just over ...   09-02-2018 01:57 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Delco alternator (8 replies - 1041 views)

I replaced mine with a Ford Fiesta 55 amp unit - part # 13107A. Pretty much plug and play. Be sure to get the one ...   07-01-2018 01:48 pm

Fuel Stuff > Electrical (13 replies - 2145 views)

Have you checked that the points are still gapped correctly? ...   03-24-2018 12:33 pm

Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (3 replies - 1205 views)

Thanks Bruce& Tim, I ask because I’ve been running an increased static advance of 14*-16* on my 11* JH 25D distributor with vac retard disconnected. Carbs ...   03-22-2018 09:54 pm

Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (3 replies - 1205 views)

I continue to be puzzled by the usually recommended total advance @ 2500 RPM of 27* for our cars. The JH Lucas distributor has an ...   03-21-2018 06:24 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (36 replies - 25117 views)

Great information and tips in this thread. Are you running DCOE 40s or 45s? What jetting are you using? Thanks ~ Rick ...   11-28-2017 01:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Stock Muffler Needed (1 reply - 1514 views)

I am in need of a front muffler for my late model JH. I had it cut out of the system and replaced with a ...   11-14-2017 02:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Speedometer (2 replies - 1581 views)

This guide to Smith & Jaeger Speedo repair may be helpful http://obswww.unige.ch/~wildif/cars/docs/Smith-jaeger_speedo_repair.pdf ...   09-21-2017 10:34 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 5923 views)

'With the original stabilizer I get erratic readings - bounces around overload, 12, 10, 0 and won't stabilize.' Don, that is what it is supposed to ...   08-23-2017 12:50 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 5923 views)

Dark green goes to the male connector. The stabilizer case must be grounded for it to work correctly. ...   08-22-2017 01:00 pm

Cooling > Cooling - AirDam (8 replies - 2941 views)

Me too. Thanx ...   07-31-2017 03:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 19055 views)

Tim, I do plan to check tension on a regular basis. My factory tensioner is also adjustable from the front so there is no additional convenience ...   07-24-2017 09:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 19055 views)

Tim - I have settled on 47# cold TDC with the blue belt but wanted to be able to adjust to a bit over 50# ...   07-24-2017 01:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 19055 views)

Frank - this is the one referenced at the beginning of this thread manufactured by querty that uses the late model single bearing. I sourced ...   07-24-2017 01:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 19055 views)

I recently purchased and installed one of Peter’s (qwerty’s) eccentric tensioner hubs. Although it is a very nicely made piece, it did not provide enough ...   07-23-2017 11:44 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting a hard top (10 replies - 3594 views)

Brett & Dick - Thanks for sharing but the sizes and shapes won't work. I initially thought a TR4-6 windshield trim might work but found ...   06-12-2017 11:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting a hard top (10 replies - 3594 views)

IIRC I used a TR6 header rail seal for the JH header and Triumph or MG door seals to seal around the side windows. My ...   06-08-2017 07:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 19055 views)

Qwerty - PM sent ...   06-07-2017 02:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 19630 views)

I finally got to play with the belt tension yesterday. I started by tightening the tensioner counter-clockwise to a tension that caused a whine when ...   04-07-2017 03:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 19630 views)

Thanks Tim – Advice well taken. I will try tightening further in increments (starting at the high end to introduce the whine) next week and ...   03-15-2017 10:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 19630 views)

I did set the tension cold @ 47# with a Krikit. I included calculated hot specs only because they had been included in the T104 ...   03-15-2017 12:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 19630 views)

Using the Burroughs/Krikit comparison data I found either on this forum or perhaps a Lotus forum for the Gates T104 and also the recommended Burroughs ...   03-12-2017 10:39 pm

Electrical & Instruments > JH TACHOMETER VS PERTRONIX IGNITION (18 replies - 19269 views)

I am running my stock RVI JH tach with a Pertronix II. I still power my coil + terminal from the circuit that passes through ...   10-12-2016 07:43 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Spiyda RVI Buffer (4 replies - 3317 views)

I am running my stock RVI JH tach with a Pertronix II. I still power my coil + terminal from the circuit that passes through ...   10-12-2016 07:41 pm


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