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Body & interior stuff > Soft Top Hardware (4 replies - 3223 views)

Thanks Jody, that is the hangup with me as well.  Everything else I can fake, fudge, or force. ...   11-15-2011 07:50 pm

Body & interior stuff > Soft Top Hardware (4 replies - 3223 views)

Any clue on what to do for convertible top hardware?  Was wanting to redo all the bolts, nuts, and teflon bushings. ...   11-15-2011 02:26 am

Ignition > HPV-1 distributerless ignition system (7 replies - 6421 views)

http://hotrodwires.com/ ...   11-13-2011 06:26 pm

Accessories > Factory removable hard top (16 replies - 10457 views)

I want one of those with a vengance, yet Oklahoma is so far away from you.  Guess I'll keep looking. ...   09-13-2011 07:32 pm

Fuel Stuff > Sender range (3 replies - 4396 views)

Nice to see that this is bass ackwards from what I have found. Well, I was looking at aftermarket gauges some day.  Maybe that day is ...   08-15-2011 12:58 pm

Fuel Stuff > Sender range (3 replies - 4396 views)

What is the range of the stock sending unit? I am considering installing an aftermarket fuel cel that has a sender that is 0 ohms empty ...   08-11-2011 07:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Replacement (22 replies - 10385 views)

Explosives!   Works every time. ...   07-21-2011 08:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Header Replacement (22 replies - 10385 views)

While in the Navy I used to watch the divers remove and install propellors on the subs.  They would have a crane lower a very ...   07-20-2011 01:16 pm

Miscellaneous > Major upgrades recommended by JH community (38 replies - 18015 views)

Another thing to consider.  You can purchase a 912 High Compression engine from Lotus Bits in the UK for $2600.00.  You would have shipping on ...   05-26-2011 11:31 pm

Miscellaneous > Major upgrades recommended by JH community (38 replies - 18015 views)

The real question is "how deep are your pockets?" 2.2 litre stroker, up the compression, new header and exhaust, and a big brake kit for the ...   05-25-2011 08:27 pm

Suspension > Installing front sway bar (33 replies - 22097 views)

My current JH has front and rear bars installed w/SPAX shocks all around set to a very firm ride.  It corners very flat with hardly ...   04-08-2011 12:51 pm

Body & interior stuff > Has anyone changed a windshield? (2 replies - 2741 views)

I had to use a "screw knocker". It is a impact head with a handle on it that accepts a phillips (or any other) bit.  You ...   04-04-2011 01:12 pm

Engine & Transmission > U-Joints? (10 replies - 6129 views)

On a previous Jensen (can't seem to do without having at least one) I had a very noticiable vibration start in the drivetrain.  By the ...   02-14-2011 01:22 pm

Body & interior stuff > Size wiper blades (4 replies - 3387 views)

Watch out for how "tall" the wiper arms will sit after installing new blades.  Many will cause the arms to rub on the underside of ...   01-28-2011 04:06 pm

Electrical & Instruments > How to remove the fuse box. (3 replies - 4723 views)

I got mine out by touching it with a screwdriver.  It immediately broke into three pieces and was easy to remove. ...   12-30-2010 12:55 pm

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (107 replies - 81164 views)

Regarding shipping to the states, it is pricey.  I would love to find a way to have items from Lotus Bits dropped off at the ...   11-09-2009 01:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey factory exhaust headers (8 replies - 5050 views)

Greg is wise. It is almost unbelievable how much cooler it is with the Jet Hot coating applied. ...   11-06-2009 02:06 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust system replacement (27 replies - 19653 views)

I had a new header drop shipped to Jet-Coat for their ceramic coating.  With a new, unused, header they are able to coat the inside ...   10-21-2009 12:29 pm

Projects > new to Jensen Healys and the forum (3 replies - 5039 views)

Nice looking car.  That is also the lowest mile JH I have ever heard of. ...   07-31-2009 03:13 am

Body & interior stuff > Online bolt source (5 replies - 5389 views)

Redoing a convertible top frame that is missing some bolts/nuts.   1.  Anyone know the size/thread of the bolts and   2.  Anyone suggest a good online source for ...   03-31-2009 05:57 pm

Body & interior stuff > Why did they paint it?? (13 replies - 8093 views)

PO of mine said he took his in for a respray of the Malaga Blue.  He went to pick it up and it was black!  ...   02-25-2009 09:08 pm

Ignition > IGNITION ON COLUMN (4 replies - 5061 views)

I can actually start mine with anything that will twist the tumbler.  Mine is that worn out.  ...   11-10-2008 02:40 pm

Body & interior stuff > Huffaker Fenders (6 replies - 6691 views)

What would you be asking for those fenders?  Also, wat is your location if I needed to pick them up? Joey ...   10-23-2008 03:56 pm

Body & interior stuff > Trim fasteners (3 replies - 3821 views)

Nice how-to.  It is appreciated. Joey ...   10-13-2008 03:37 am

Engine & Transmission > Burn Baby Burn (14 replies - 7786 views)

Joel, Sorry to hear this.  I blame Wall Street.  I'm hoping that Hagerty is in a loving mood and if you can't get it repaired, you ...   10-08-2008 06:42 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Gauge sizes (6 replies - 6499 views)

I have decided to update the entire instrument cluster.  I did a search, but I would still like to hear what size and make of ...   09-23-2008 01:18 pm

Electrical & Instruments > car sat for 8 months. Fuel pump & starter don't work when ignition (12 replies - 12893 views)

I work in aviation and we have gone away from crimp splices as a rule.  we still do crimp pins in plugs, but use this: http://www.calcentron.com/Pages/fusion_solder_heat_shrink/fusion_solder_heat_shrink.html for ...   08-11-2008 02:30 pm

Suspension > SHOCKS AND SWAY BARS (7 replies - 7541 views)

I have the Spax on mine and the bar is low enough that I am unable to dirve over the lip of an oil change ...   07-25-2008 03:15 am

Brakes > Rear Disc Brakes (11 replies - 15028 views)

I would really like to see any pictures you may have on these mods.  email them to me at mytherial@hotmail.com. ...   07-25-2008 03:13 am

Engine & Transmission > Replacing Cam Pulleys (17 replies - 11338 views)

Dave Been Engineering has a complete "kit" for the toothed belt change out for a not too terrible price. ...   06-25-2008 08:01 pm

Engine & Transmission > 4 speed Transmission fluid (5 replies - 4918 views)

I highly suggest that you go tto the Redline site and read about there Tranny Oils. This is some quality stuff.  I run it in ...   04-17-2008 06:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting the Black Rubber Bumpers (4 replies - 4184 views)

Disclaimer part: I haven't tried the Jensen bumpers. Look for a vinyl die instead of paint. Has always worked for me as long as I ...   04-05-2008 08:10 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Inter-Nationals East 2008 (18 replies - 13599 views)

We will throw no Jart before it's time. ...   02-01-2008 07:08 pm

Miscellaneous > Texas "chapter" should meet (11 replies - 7460 views)

I would drive down from OKC for a meet or two as long is it is after an OU win at the Texas State Fair.  ...   01-31-2008 01:38 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH GROUND CLEARANCE (2 replies - 3527 views)

Dan, Ron Earp has had a few springs custom made for a very reasonable price.  I went to gt40s.com and couldn't find the thread he posted ...   01-17-2008 04:59 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cams & Pulleys - Early J-H and Lotus Compatibility (6 replies - 5233 views)

Good information.  I do hope this heralds a return by you to the boards.  I have missed your technical input. Joey ...   12-26-2007 12:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > 912 swap (4 replies - 4767 views)

garrykemp@lineone.net ...   11-30-2007 05:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > More Clutch Troubles (6 replies - 4581 views)

I agree with Steve.  This was my exact symptom when my clutch stuck to the flywheel.  It was solved by being towed a short distance ...   10-29-2007 01:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > Outside Mirrors (1 reply - 2665 views)

I am looking for left and right exterior mirrors for a 74.  I do not enjoy my current mirrors at all. Suitable reproductions are fine, ...   10-12-2007 01:57 pm

Body & interior stuff > Trunk lock (2 replies - 2809 views)

Purchase the finest (read that smallest) coping saw blade you can find.  Break off the end so that the tooth taper will slide past the key ...   10-12-2007 01:54 pm


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