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Miscellaneous > sudden loss of power, for a while!!! (2 replies - 275 views)

I experienced today while driving the motor began to sputter ,loss of power and would not want to accelerate. It lasted for a short time ...   09-07-2020 03:39 pm

Miscellaneous > engine oil type (6 replies - 478 views)

I never did an oil flush.How do you apply the oil flush (twice), also,several gunk products which one do you use. ...   09-01-2020 04:33 pm

Miscellaneous > engine oil type (6 replies - 478 views)

has anyone tried different engine oil, the castrol 20w50 is sometimes hard to find, i get mine a walmart. how about mobil one ? what ...   09-01-2020 12:00 pm

Engine & Transmission > Hydraulic clutch conversion (1 reply - 444 views)

Has anyone tried to convert to hydraulic clutch setup. My attempt with using an off shelf clutch master cylinder and slave , I could not ...   07-04-2020 12:40 pm

Carburetors > carburetor (12 replies - 2799 views)

What is the correct oil level in stromberg carbs. I am looking for a reference dimension. Measuring from the top of the casting opening to the oil ...   01-10-2020 08:45 pm

Carburetors > carburetor (19 replies - 5392 views)

my electric fan came with a 165 -185 thermostat, my heater hose line had old rusted out manual on/off valve which i removed to replace ...   09-23-2019 11:13 pm

Carburetors > carburetor (19 replies - 5392 views)

i had the same issue, higher idle as it warms up, spring change appears to keep the idle more constant. regarding your radiator fan, i ...   09-22-2019 06:26 pm

Carburetors > carburetor (19 replies - 5392 views)

FYI, we always hear about replacing the diaphragm , but i also replaced the spring air valve return. it made the idle smoother and for ...   09-12-2019 06:33 pm

Miscellaneous > interior (0 replies - 1167 views)

FYI, if your rear view mirror needs replacement, i picked up one at mossmotors.com. Part number 801-085, $40. It comes with stem and plastic mount. ...   01-22-2019 12:17 am

Brakes > brakes (1 reply - 1705 views)

I recently rebuilt a spare set of front calipers with new pistons and seals. I bench tested them before installing them. noticing when bench testing ...   11-30-2018 10:17 pm

Body & interior stuff > carburetor (4 replies - 2662 views)

Tom I have e3 3.46 model spark plugs, all plugs look good. using magnecor 8mm wire, they look good bought them 3 years ago... 3000 ...   11-15-2018 02:57 am

Body & interior stuff > carburetor (4 replies - 2662 views)

recently drove my JH. i notice engine ran a little rough while cruising in high gear. air temp was about 30 and engine was running ...   11-14-2018 08:54 pm

Body & interior stuff > seat removal (0 replies - 1420 views)

removing the front seats bolts was always difficult task for my JH. here's way. First, there is a full rear seat lock position that allow's easy ...   11-01-2018 05:55 pm

Carburetors > stromberg rebuild (1 reply - 1680 views)

They are delrin washers, I was told when rebuilding mine they are not required after the needle asm is installed into the air valve. The ...   10-31-2018 11:57 pm

Brakes > brake booster vacuum (0 replies - 1389 views)

has anyone checked the vacuum reading off the intake manifold fitting to the brake booster. I checked mine at idle it shows 15 inHg at ...   10-31-2018 03:28 pm

Miscellaneous > seat fabric (1 reply - 1973 views)

does anyone know where to get the square hole perforated pattern for the bucket seats insert fabric or original manufacturer specs. update: bought round hole perforated vinyl ...   08-25-2018 02:01 pm

Electrical & Instruments > light switch (2 replies - 2199 views)

thanks , i'll take apart the switch and investigate. ...   08-14-2018 11:02 pm

Electrical & Instruments > light switch (2 replies - 2199 views)

light switch -what was jensen healey's original purpose position 1 = off position 2 = on -(my JH is lo beam and running lights) position 3 = on ...   08-14-2018 03:12 pm

Carburetors > hot weather hard starting (0 replies - 1447 views)

during hot weather and driving for a while my engine is hard to start after a 5 - 10 min rest. engine temp goes up ...   08-11-2018 11:48 am

Engine & Transmission > jensen with strombergs (4 replies - 3114 views)

my Jensen after a half hour drive, started off from stop light it started sputtering ( loss of power ) then stalled, i looked under ...   07-21-2018 01:11 am

Engine & Transmission > Speedometer (2 replies - 3255 views)

Speedo update. Got the speedo serviced at scottspeedometer.com. They’re in Pontiac Michigan. Speedo needed only a good cleaning, I did 2 of them . ...   12-09-2017 01:03 pm

Engine & Transmission > Trans fluid (3 replies - 3755 views)

Trans fluid for 5 speed transmission, manual specs out 20w/50 motor oil? Also , specs 80 weight. What are others using? Little more info on what I ...   12-01-2017 07:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed trans (2 replies - 3033 views)

My 5 speed trans sticks in reverse and 1st gear when cold. After warm up it’s fine. What causes this ... trans fluid type, a ...   10-06-2017 08:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Speedometer (2 replies - 3255 views)

My speedo stopped working , so I bought a new cable. I tested the speedo installed with an electric drill replacing the trans pinion connection. ...   09-20-2017 11:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed trans (1 reply - 2343 views)

Need new one. Need to know part number, source and price? ...   09-17-2017 12:21 pm

Cooling > Cooling - AirDam (8 replies - 6513 views)

Email me at 07vette47@gmail.com And I will email you back a copy of the PDF. John ...   07-31-2017 08:37 pm

Cooling > Cooling - AirDam (8 replies - 6513 views)

I fabricated an AirDam with materials I bought at local homedepot. I have a " how to " pdf with full size templates when ...   07-31-2017 02:05 am

Brakes > Brakes (21 replies - 17410 views)

Rear Ebrake installation, I sent out a revised version 1.0 to all I sent out copies of the first version. I added a tactical and ...   07-15-2017 11:41 am

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 5 speed transmission (47 replies - 38966 views)

Rich, Could you post a bill of material ,source and cost for the trans conversion. And any problems you had to overcome. I currently have the 5 ...   04-11-2017 12:33 am

Brakes > Brakes (21 replies - 17410 views)

I have a PDF on how I did my rear brake conversion. Send a request to me at: 07vette47@gmail.com I'll email you ...   03-22-2017 10:53 pm

Brakes > Brakes (21 replies - 17410 views)

Thanks for everyone's interest in rear disc. I Will talk with the laser cut supplier monday, should have everything together this week to release PDF ...   03-19-2017 11:03 pm

Brakes > Brakes (21 replies - 17410 views)

I finished may assembly guide what use and did, also received a quote from a laser cut source. Only leaves me with getting samples of ...   03-17-2017 03:48 am

Brakes > Brakes (21 replies - 17410 views)

Working with a supplier who will make laser cut brackets, you can order direct from them. Installation document will be done soon. Hang in ...   02-20-2017 01:52 am

Brakes > Brakes (5 replies - 5326 views)

Yes, I got a reply from Martin Robey early JH 's had a large dust shield with seal. Prying off is all you do. Thanks ...   02-07-2017 02:27 am

Brakes > Brakes (21 replies - 17410 views)

Working on providing details ...   02-06-2017 12:16 pm

Brakes > Brakes (21 replies - 17410 views)

I engineered this setup from off the shelf calipers and rotors with working emergency brake. Designed custom mounting plates, they are bolt on but can ...   02-04-2017 01:07 am

Brakes > Brakes (5 replies - 5326 views)

Diagram doesn't show part, part is attached to backside of rotor. When you pull the hub off the rotor and mystery part is attached. I ...   02-04-2017 12:39 am

Engine & Transmission > Low Compression on #1 cyl. (5 replies - 5280 views)

What did the spark plug look like as compared to the others, ...   02-03-2017 11:32 pm

Brakes > Brakes (5 replies - 5326 views)

When inspecting the front bearing I removed the hub rotors asm, looking to separate the rotor from the hub . But I found a ...   02-03-2017 11:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 34196 views)

Reply FYI>>>> about timing belts: there are numerous tooth patterns that look similar but are different, lotus used belt part number A907E0191ZE. i only buy ...   01-20-2017 01:43 am


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