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Intro Tech Board stuff > Frank Schwartz - RIP (3 replies - 91 views)

A fair wind and following sea Sir. ...   10-27-2020 03:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > Hard Top Source (2 replies - 273 views)

Disco, You're describing a factory hardtop, it's got stainless steel trim on rear of the side door windows. You won't find any NOS tops from Delta ...   10-10-2020 03:43 pm

Miscellaneous > engine oil type (6 replies - 480 views)

Tim, Good stuff, good info, as usual. Maybe you should be teaching this stuff at a college or something. As for me, Castrol 20W-50W was known as ...   09-21-2020 03:08 pm

Miscellaneous > sudden loss of power, for a while!!! (2 replies - 276 views)

Jomac, I have experienced a similar problem on occasion usually after the car has sat for a while. The car starts and runs normally until I ...   09-21-2020 02:49 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey #10777 Lotus "Colin Chapman" Edition "Gold Leaf" Build (45 replies - 7281 views)

You sure spend a lot of time at that gas station. ...   09-21-2020 02:27 pm

Engine & Transmission > Anyone ever had to retrieve a nut that fell into the cam tower oil return passage? (7 replies - 601 views)

Oh, and Steve, awesome fab on your retrieval tool. ...   09-16-2020 03:20 pm

Engine & Transmission > Anyone ever had to retrieve a nut that fell into the cam tower oil return passage? (7 replies - 601 views)

Richard, It's called learning a lesson the hard way. Mine came in 1971 at 2am installing a carburetor on VW, the nut dropped into the intake ...   09-16-2020 03:16 pm

Miscellaneous > Smog Equipment (18 replies - 1725 views)

Since we're on the subject, I just read an interesting letter in the Standard from Ed Dias who lives in California. It sounds like he's ...   09-04-2020 03:57 pm

Brakes > Lockheed Self Adjusters and Handbrake Function (13 replies - 11181 views)

Bruce, I'm always amazed at the variety of parts you can come up with, what do you have, a Jensen-Healey graveyard out behind your house? ...   08-31-2020 05:16 pm

Miscellaneous > Smog Equipment (18 replies - 1725 views)

Well I think it's safe to say the more we discuss this subject the more confusing it becomes, at least for me. I'm finding Pokeyjoe's car ...   08-31-2020 05:08 pm

Projects > 19744 Running (14 replies - 14580 views)

Well that is interesting, I could see them "starting" as many cars as possible to avoid '75 regs, maybe just punching out a bunch of ...   08-31-2020 04:01 pm

Projects > 19744 Running (14 replies - 14580 views)

Tom, What was the build date of your car? ...   08-30-2020 07:54 pm

Miscellaneous > Smog Equipment (18 replies - 1725 views)

Since they built only 500 cars in the 8 1/2 months between our cars I wouldn't think they built very many cars after mine in ...   08-30-2020 07:30 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > HELP with history on 73 VIN #11937 (10 replies - 10644 views)

Answerman, Looking at that picture you must have felt a bit like a turd in the punch bowl. ...   08-30-2020 05:08 pm

Miscellaneous > Smog Equipment (18 replies - 1725 views)

From what I've heard it seems there were about 10,000 Jensen-Healeys produced, I wonder how many were smog equipped cars. I guess I've got a '74 ...   08-30-2020 03:49 pm

Miscellaneous > The GO GOs (5 replies - 513 views)

It's a steel bumper car and looks like it's wearing stock wheels. Looking at the side of the car I can't tell weather it's got ...   08-30-2020 03:26 pm

Miscellaneous > The GO GOs (5 replies - 513 views)

I can remember when I thought that orange was just godawful, but I have to say of late it's been growing on me. That one ...   08-22-2020 03:32 pm

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (129 replies - 148651 views)

gmgiltd, I'm glad to hear there's a little common sense being used in the UK. Unfortunately in California they still like harassing classic car owners. I find ...   08-21-2020 04:52 pm

Miscellaneous > The GO GOs (5 replies - 513 views)

I was watching the Showtime documentary on the rock band The GO GOs, about mid way through they showed bits of the MTV video "Our ...   08-19-2020 02:31 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 1572 views)

Jag, A couple things to keep in mind, first it's British, let's face it continuity during production really wasn't their thing. Also most of these cars ...   08-06-2020 03:45 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 1572 views)

Jag, I don't think anyone here called you a fool, or even implied you were for asking a question about door locks. If you think this ...   08-05-2020 04:47 pm

Engine & Transmission > Head removal? (14 replies - 1285 views)

Jensendriver, You've got good compression in all four holes, why not try a stop leak product before you pull the head. ...   07-31-2020 04:36 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 1572 views)

Jag, Both door locks should work, otherwise why would they have put one on the passenger side in the first place. Both of my door locks ...   07-31-2020 01:40 am

Body & interior stuff > Where do the body panel Data Plates go? (6 replies - 896 views)

Disco, It looks like you've got a set of '73 plates(3), one went on the driver side door(VIN plate), the other two(big one and JENSEN-HEALEY small ...   07-30-2020 05:37 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering wheel replacement thoughts (8 replies - 1030 views)

Art, With the light steering of the J-H you shouldn't have any problem with 13" and I'd go with the dished. ...   07-01-2020 04:17 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey #10777 Lotus "Colin Chapman" Edition "Gold Leaf" Build (45 replies - 7281 views)

kart54, You can order a set of cocomats from cocomats.com they based in South Carolina. I think I paid about the same as Disco, at $195 ...   07-01-2020 04:02 pm

Projects > 18680 project from Holland (16 replies - 2537 views)

I wish mine had looked that good when I first got it. The fuse box was completely gone and there were just wires twisted together ...   06-10-2020 03:48 pm

Projects > 18680 project from Holland (16 replies - 2537 views)

Well, I don't know how it runs but it sure looks pretty! ...   06-06-2020 05:45 pm

Body & interior stuff > Headlight surround removal on 73 JH (8 replies - 7227 views)

I've found installation of the headlight buckets tends to be a bit of an art as much as a mechanical installation. It's yet another thing ...   05-22-2020 02:47 pm

Suspension > Making Bushings (14 replies - 15819 views)

PF, You were over budget the day you bought your Jensen-Healey. I've just recently spent about 8K on a new paint job and leather interior and ...   05-20-2020 03:34 pm

Body & interior stuff > Headlight surround removal on 73 JH (8 replies - 7227 views)

Brass should work however it is softer than S/S which might make it more susceptible to striping treads. You can usually find S/S wingnuts at ...   05-19-2020 05:33 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Key (34 replies - 8331 views)

nrb993, That's a lot of Jensen-Healeys. You know they made other Brit sportscars too, right? ...   05-11-2020 03:14 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Key (34 replies - 8331 views)

Be careful Ray, these things just seem to follow you home! ...   05-10-2020 04:29 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Key (34 replies - 8331 views)

Ray, I'm a bit confused by your latest post. Is the black car also the key less car? And did you buy that car? ...   05-09-2020 04:30 pm

Brakes > Lockheed Brake Cylinder (6 replies - 6826 views)

Dan, Thanks for the update. So often an OP with a problem or project will just stop posting mid thread without a resolution to the problem. ...   05-07-2020 03:33 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Key (34 replies - 8331 views)

I wonder whatever happened to the keyless Jensen-Healey, I hope somebody bought it. There are too few J-Hs on the road as it is, I'd ...   05-06-2020 06:00 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (10 replies - 9145 views)

I remember hearing about the announcement of Donald Healey's all new sportscar. I was quite excited, at the time I was driving a '57 100-6 ...   05-04-2020 02:44 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (10 replies - 9145 views)

I'm surprised this guy kept the car as long as he did, it doesn't sound like he did any maintenance on it whatsoever. As we ...   05-02-2020 05:00 pm

Miscellaneous > For Discussion: Future collectable value of Jensen Healeys (7 replies - 13211 views)

Just a topic update, I'm sure by now most of us have seen the Wheeler Dealers J-H episode. According to Mike the boys spent $9,198 ...   05-02-2020 04:35 pm

Miscellaneous > JH "Spider" (8 replies - 11833 views)

I find the term "Spider" or "Spyder" to be an interesting one. It's been used by a number of manufacturers(Porsche, Alfa, and even a TR7) ...   05-02-2020 04:05 pm


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