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Fuel Stuff > Electrical (13 replies - 819 views)

Have you checked that the points are still gapped correctly? ...   03-24-2018 11:33 am

Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (3 replies - 510 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 08:54 pm

Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (3 replies - 510 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 05:24 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (36 replies - 20403 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 12:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Stock Muffler Needed (1 reply - 859 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 01:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Speedometer (2 replies - 801 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 09:34 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 3357 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 11:50 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 3357 views)

Dark green goes to the male connector. The stabilizer case must be grounded for it to work correctly. ...   08-22-2017 12:00 pm

Cooling > Cooling - AirDam (8 replies - 1812 views)

Me too. Thanx ...   07-31-2017 02:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 12884 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 08:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 12884 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 12:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 12884 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 12:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 12884 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 10:44 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting a hard top (10 replies - 2036 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 10:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting a hard top (10 replies - 2036 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 06:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 12884 views)

Qwerty - PM sent ...   06-07-2017 01:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 13636 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 02:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 13636 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 09:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 13636 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 11:17 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt replacement (43 replies - 13636 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 09:39 pm

Electrical & Instruments > JH TACHOMETER VS PERTRONIX IGNITION (18 replies - 16804 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 06:43 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Spiyda RVI Buffer (4 replies - 2377 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 06:41 pm


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