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Miscellaneous > Wheeler Dealers (3 replies - 204 views)

I just saw it, I found it to be both interesting and disappointing. I thought it was interesting how Ant removed the whole front end ...   05-08-2019 03:32 pm

Miscellaneous > Wheeler Dealers (3 replies - 204 views)

Update, the Wheeler Dealers Jensen-Healey episode will air on 5/22. ...   05-07-2019 10:08 pm

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (21 replies - 3583 views)

It took almost 3 months but the McGregor carpet kit finally arrived. As expected it's around 700 bucks, due to the US/Canada exchange rate I ...   05-07-2019 05:30 pm

Miscellaneous > Being prepared saves the day (2 replies - 2104 views)

I keep my fire extinguisher behind the passenger seat that way I can grab it from either side of the car or sitting in the ...   04-14-2019 06:32 pm

Miscellaneous > Wheeler Dealers (3 replies - 204 views)

FYI, the new season of Wheeler Dealers is starting this Wednesday 4/17. In one of the episodes the guys will be doing a Jensen-Healey, looks ...   04-14-2019 06:22 pm

Body & interior stuff > Baby Tornado Side View Mirrors (5 replies - 342 views)

Flatlanderep, Side view mirrors of the period were generally installed with sheetmetal screws, not nuts and bolts, but we've all got stories ...   04-04-2019 02:39 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH Mk1 Headlamp Panel issue (3 replies - 221 views)

Well there's the problem, if you'd had another Guinness instead of a cup of tea, the answer would have revealed itself. ...   03-30-2019 03:54 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH Mk1 Headlamp Panel issue (3 replies - 221 views)

JHPSow, I've just reassembled my J-H after painting, my headlamp panel flanges face forward. There shouldn't be a gap a between the ...   03-27-2019 03:36 pm

Body & interior stuff > Trunk Dynamat-Dynaliner (3 replies - 187 views)

Mechfeeney, I used Dynamat in the doors when I reassembled my J-H to give the doors a nice solid sound when closing. ...   03-27-2019 03:11 pm

Body & interior stuff > Baby Tornado Side View Mirrors (5 replies - 342 views)

The Baby Tornado is a great period correct upgrade for '70s cars, they're bigger, provide better visibility and (IMHO)look better as well. I've installed BTs ...   03-25-2019 04:25 pm

Body & interior stuff > Trunk Dynamat-Dynaliner (3 replies - 187 views)

Mechfeeney, Have you noticed a difference with the addition of Dynamat to the trunk? Moss sells ...   03-25-2019 03:28 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Pump vs Fuel Lines (42 replies - 4464 views)

Tim, FYI, when I did a valve adjustment a few years ago I didn't find it necessary to remove the head, only the ...   03-15-2019 04:59 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Pump vs Fuel Lines (42 replies - 4464 views)

Steve, You say it runs "fairly well", is fairly well something you can live with? I would think $2700 would buy "runs like ...   03-15-2019 04:12 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Pump vs Fuel Lines (42 replies - 4464 views)

flat, I have been following your tale of woe. What I heard was your car was running good then suddenly it wasn't, it ...   03-14-2019 04:19 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (7 replies - 5361 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 03:13 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (7 replies - 5361 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 06:46 pm

Accessories > Pete's Kits (11 replies - 5978 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 06:13 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey musings from The New York Times (7 replies - 5361 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 05:09 pm

Miscellaneous > Foot Too Big? (11 replies - 7970 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 03:37 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Carpeting (6 replies - 710 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 03:51 pm

Accessories > Replacement sun visors? (9 replies - 8622 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 05:25 pm

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (21 replies - 3583 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 06:47 pm

Wheels > Best Choice for Stock Tires? (7 replies - 786 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 02:28 pm

Accessories > Factory removable hard top (17 replies - 14743 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 05:14 pm

Accessories > Replacement sun visors? (9 replies - 8622 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 04:36 pm

Miscellaneous > For Discussion: Future collectable value of Jensen Healeys (6 replies - 9816 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 05:29 pm

Accessories > luggage rack for the deck of the JH (18 replies - 17841 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 04:41 pm

Accessories > OEM Door speaker grilles for Jensen Healey (15 replies - 14293 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 04:22 pm

Miscellaneous > This is kind of different (1 reply - 270 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 03:58 pm

Brakes > TR-6 Master Cylinder -Other options? (7 replies - 784 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 05:36 pm

Body & interior stuff > Delta Seat Covers (2 replies - 356 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 02:51 pm

Body & interior stuff > Delta Seat Covers (2 replies - 356 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 03:37 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Sending Unit Float Puzzle (3 replies - 399 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 08:24 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Sending Unit Float Puzzle (3 replies - 399 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 07:56 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank Sending Unit Float Puzzle (3 replies - 399 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 06:03 pm

Carburetors > Rebuild or upgrade? (14 replies - 1405 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 06:43 pm

Miscellaneous > For Discussion: Future collectable value of Jensen Healeys (6 replies - 9816 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 12:18 am

Body & interior stuff > Instrument Cluster Finisher (6 replies - 726 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 02:18 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Handling (6 replies - 3159 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 06:56 pm

Accessories > Side Stripe Kits (3 replies - 457 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 03:29 pm


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