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Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (7 replies - 4818 views)

Looks like we've reached an impasse, I'm going to stick with my $25 Facet and you're going to stick with your $200 SU. BTW, I ...   02-19-2019 04:13 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (7 replies - 4818 views)

The Facet pump is pretty lightweight, I'm not sure it would make a very good boat anchor. Maybe you've just had bad luck, but I ...   02-18-2019 07:46 pm

Accessories > Pete's Kits (10 replies - 5149 views)

I realize I'm late to the party but can some one explain to me exactly what a Pete's Kit is? ...   02-18-2019 07:13 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (7 replies - 4818 views)

I'm surprised he kept it as long as he did, it sounds like a lot more hate than love in that relationship. While it was ...   02-10-2019 06:09 pm

Miscellaneous > Foot Too Big? (11 replies - 7544 views)

JohnRLB, Sorry about your fat feet but I've got a pair of Fred Flintstones myself and I've never had a problem ...   02-09-2019 04:37 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Carpeting (6 replies - 336 views)

Another option for floor mats has just come to my attention, Coco Mats. Some of the Austin-Healey guys have found a site that makes custom ...   02-06-2019 04:51 pm

Accessories > Replacement sun visors? (9 replies - 8129 views)

Patrick, Aftermarket plexiglass sun visors for the TR-3 are(or were) available from Moss Motors. I adapted a set for my Austin-Healey. It might ...   02-05-2019 06:25 pm

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (20 replies - 2392 views)

I've just ordered a carpet kit from McGregor. They have a black one in stock but I needed a brown one so they have to ...   02-04-2019 07:47 pm

Wheels > Best Choice for Stock Tires? (7 replies - 389 views)

If you want to stay stock just about any tire available on the market will be fine since they all have to meet certain federal ...   02-03-2019 03:28 pm

Accessories > Factory removable hard top (17 replies - 13972 views)

This is an interesting subject, it makes me wonder how many guys have a hardtop parked permanently in their garages. I think a lot of ...   01-31-2019 06:14 pm

Accessories > Replacement sun visors? (9 replies - 8129 views)

I had a pair of old sun visors which had turned to bags of sand which they typically do. I was going to send them ...   01-31-2019 05:36 pm

Miscellaneous > For Discussion: Future collectable value of Jensen Healeys (6 replies - 9398 views)

Another thing to consider is interest in the vehicle or it's desirability, which may or may not have to do with performance or original price. ...   01-23-2019 06:29 pm

Accessories > luggage rack for the deck of the JH (18 replies - 17097 views)

It's your car, your choice of course but I can't see cluttering that gorgeous, expansive rear deck with a luggage rack. I had one on ...   01-21-2019 05:41 pm

Accessories > OEM Door speaker grilles for Jensen Healey (15 replies - 13655 views)

dthewlis, I'm just getting ready to redo my interior, is that a Rejen interior or did you have it done locally? ...   01-21-2019 05:22 pm

Miscellaneous > This is kind of different (1 reply - 148 views)

That's one way to put it. I don't see the point of swapping one 2 liter 4 cyl for another. Maybe if you were going ...   01-21-2019 04:58 pm

Brakes > TR-6 Master Cylinder -Other options? (7 replies - 410 views)

Steve, There's a reason the TR6 unit is "everyone's go-to", it works and it's cheap and readily available. After fussing with ...   01-16-2019 06:36 pm

Body & interior stuff > Delta Seat Covers (2 replies - 187 views)

Tom, Thanks for that detailed response, just what I was looking for. Right now I'm leaning toward the Rejen leather seat ...   01-10-2019 03:51 pm

Body & interior stuff > Delta Seat Covers (2 replies - 187 views)

I haven't seen anything posted recently on Delta seat covers. Has anyone purchased and installed a set lately? If so how was the quality and ...   01-09-2019 04:37 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Sending Unit Float Puzzle (3 replies - 209 views)

With the problem fixed(not solved)it leaves me wondering if it will return since I couldn't figure out how the gas got in in the first ...   01-07-2019 09:24 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Sending Unit Float Puzzle (3 replies - 209 views)

Red, When I examined the float for leaks I did notice the depressions left by the wire attachment but the plastic, while depressed ...   01-05-2019 08:56 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Sending Unit Float Puzzle (3 replies - 209 views)

After completing bodywork and paint and getting everything reassembled and buttoned up I fired it up and the gas gauge showed about 1/4 tank, after ...   01-05-2019 07:03 pm

Carburetors > Rebuild or upgrade? (14 replies - 706 views)

JGriff, I replaced my original pump with a Facet 25 years ago, it still works fine and that's without any kind of ...   12-25-2018 07:43 pm

Miscellaneous > For Discussion: Future collectable value of Jensen Healeys (6 replies - 9398 views)

Tim, A very interesting and thoughtful post. I think you're right, in the eight years since your original post I'd say prices ...   12-25-2018 01:18 am

Body & interior stuff > Instrument Cluster Finisher (6 replies - 416 views)

JPJH, MacGregor in Canada lists that chrome finisher part for 7 or 8 bucks. I've ordered other parts from them and been pleased ...   12-23-2018 03:18 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Handling (6 replies - 2848 views)

If TR4s and TR6s had that problem I could see that since those two cars have the same bones. The TR7, however is a completely ...   12-22-2018 07:56 pm

Accessories > Side Stripe Kits (3 replies - 239 views)

Tim, The stripes are just something I've been considering, they're not expensive, not permanent, I can tape them in place or even ...   12-22-2018 04:29 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Handling (6 replies - 2848 views)

You learn something new everyday. I'm guessing those manifolds wouldn't have been a good choice for the 24hrs of LeMans. ...   12-22-2018 04:02 pm

Accessories > Side Stripe Kits (3 replies - 239 views)

Anyone know of a supplier that still carries them? I called Delta they said they no longer stock them. ...   12-21-2018 09:49 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Carpeting (6 replies - 336 views)

Wow, thanks for the link Red, I definitely see a set of Lloyd floor mats in my Jensen-Healey's future. ...   12-21-2018 06:20 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Handling (6 replies - 2848 views)

I've never even heard of an aluminum exhaust manifold before on anything. Isn't the melting point of aluminum something like 980 degrees and isn't the ...   12-21-2018 05:21 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Carpeting (6 replies - 336 views)

Thanks for the reply Brett, I think "expect to pay more" pretty much goes with the territory. While the original is a ...   12-20-2018 05:29 pm

Body & interior stuff > Door Mirror Options (5 replies - 5354 views)

Mitch, My J-H as well as my TR7 came with those original mirrors as did a lot of other '70s Brit cars. I ...   12-20-2018 04:30 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Carpeting (6 replies - 336 views)

Now that the new paint is on I'm getting ready to redo the interior. I'm starting with the carpeting but I haven't seen much posted ...   12-20-2018 01:01 am

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (20 replies - 2392 views)

Now that I've finished the exterior the interior is looking very tired, so now it's time to do the interior. I'm going to start with ...   12-20-2018 12:43 am

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (20 replies - 2392 views)

Well it's finished, the bodywork and paint that is, the interior is another matter. I was planning to go BRG but decided to stick with ...   12-18-2018 04:03 am

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (20 replies - 2392 views)

Just finished installing the windshield yesterday, it was a rather nerve wracking experience. It was an exercise in twisting, turning, and tweaking a very fragile ...   12-11-2018 03:29 pm

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (20 replies - 2392 views)

I'm now finished with the dash, it looks brand new, the wood got refinished(6 coats of varathane)and all the bottom dash pieces are now in ...   12-09-2018 01:55 am

Body & interior stuff > JH- Door Hinge Removal - Giant Phillips Head Screws (5 replies - 5900 views)

Bill, I assume since it's been ten years since your original post one way or another you've solved your problem. For those ...   12-05-2018 01:27 am

Electrical & Instruments > Holes under clock (3 replies - 679 views)

Don, I'm just finishing restoration of my dash. I'm using a nice unmolested lower foam piece like yours. While my clock was ...   12-03-2018 03:07 pm

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (20 replies - 2392 views)

Sander, I'm waiting to install the windshield until I have the new dash in place. Once I've got the dash in place, ...   11-29-2018 05:10 pm


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