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Fuel Stuff > rejuvenating fuel sending unit (7 replies - 7274 views)

Fuel Sender Unit: A little more work today. Got the gas tank out and removed the fuel sender unit. It's complete trash. ...   01-24-2015 09:21 pm

Ignition > Having trouble re-installing the distrubtor (3 replies - 2414 views)

Thanks, after the third round of cussing, it went in just fine. ...   08-26-2014 08:50 pm

Ignition > Having trouble re-installing the distrubtor (3 replies - 2414 views)

Having a devil of a time getting the distributor seated properly. My understanding is, I have to move the rotor to engage the bottom of ...   08-26-2014 05:59 pm

Carburetors > Factory Air Box with Strombergs (7 replies - 5268 views)

I cut new airbox gaskets out of cork and they work ...like gaskets. Made a paper pattern from the Strombergs and spent a half ...   03-21-2014 08:19 pm

Fuel Stuff > Gas tank strap removal? (0 replies - 1949 views)

I had a lot of problems removing the gas tank straps from ye ole Jensen. Top of the strap is actually a welded nut onto the ...   10-12-2013 09:57 pm

Cooling > Cleaning the entire system? (9 replies - 5650 views)

Very glad to have received my re-manufactured water pump today from jhps.com. Thanks, Greg! ...   04-18-2013 09:10 pm

Body & interior stuff > Mirror mount needed (4 replies - 2924 views)

Wish I had a part to send you. I've done a little fabrication with plastics, and I don't think you should use epoxy. ...   04-12-2013 06:29 pm

Cooling > Cleaning the entire system? (9 replies - 5650 views)

I confess, I am a lousy Jensen owner. Now I'm reaping a sad crop of problems by not "putting the JH on ice" properly and draining ...   04-12-2013 06:25 pm

Cooling > Thermostat Neck (7 replies - 7536 views)

Well, my cooling "neck" is in rough shape but the lower tube is completely crap (deformed due to thin metal.) I appreciate the help. Anyone ...   03-05-2013 11:29 pm

Cooling > Alternate radiator sources (3 replies - 5257 views)

--------- BUMP ------------- Want to bump this to see if anyone has lines on part numbers, or easily adaptable OEM radiators in the U.S. Or are ...   03-04-2013 08:55 pm

Cooling > Alternate radiator sources (3 replies - 5257 views)

I talked to member Bruce "Red Racer" Madden in Atlanta who said any good rebuilding shop should be able to re-core your radiator, but "be ...   03-03-2013 08:59 pm

Cooling > Thermostat Neck (7 replies - 7536 views)

So I assume the newer side-facing outlet allows use of a (presumably easier to find) 90 hose instead of the S-curve of the forward-facing fitting? Now ...   03-03-2013 08:51 pm

Cooling > Thermostat Neck (7 replies - 7536 views)

What do we do about heavily corroded cooling necks? Mine's so pitted, I'm concerned about leaking. Is there a replacement available? --Mark JH ...   03-02-2013 06:56 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212974 views)

Didn't someone have an online database (or reference) where you could find out the data via VIN? Or am I hallucinating? If there IS one, ...   12-29-2010 09:14 pm

Body & interior stuff > Door rattle (6 replies - 4100 views)

Has anyone found a source for replacing the weatherstripping on the pinch-weld? Does it match up with any other vehicles or OEM mfg? ...   11-04-2010 10:08 pm

Ignition > progress on crank fired distributorless ignition (17 replies - 13439 views)

Congrats! You have taken the Jensen one evolutionary step closer to the Megatron it will become! ...   09-17-2010 06:28 pm

Miscellaneous > JH Facebook Group (0 replies - 1872 views)

As an FYI, we started a JH Facebook group. NOT meant to interfere with this forum (all hail to Greg), but IS meant as ...   09-17-2010 06:25 pm

Body & interior stuff > Need a dash restoration company. (4 replies - 3095 views)

Though I should be more specific! I love their woodwork and will order from them, but I'm actually looking for a "soft dash" rebuilding ...   04-02-2010 08:26 pm

Body & interior stuff > Need a dash restoration company. (4 replies - 3095 views)

Thanks man! ...   04-02-2010 08:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Need a dash restoration company. (4 replies - 3095 views)

Looking to get my dash restored. Anybody got a U.S. referral for me? ...   04-01-2010 11:02 pm

Projects > New member and Project (13 replies - 9760 views)

Welcome to the Dark Side! Congratulations! Seriously, it's a wonderful journey. I hope you get to drive it at least 1/3 of the time ...   01-29-2009 09:02 pm

Suspension > Front and Rear Suspension Rebuild (28 replies - 22931 views)

Wonder if you could use a hole saw with the right dia to fit the rubber? ...   01-29-2009 08:48 pm

Electrical & Instruments > car sat for 8 months. Fuel pump & starter don't work when ignition (12 replies - 12663 views)

dwalls1 wrote: Why areĀ old wires that are freshly stripped and appear shiny and clean so difficult to solder even with flux core? Well I've not been around ...   01-14-2009 09:55 pm

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 20165 views)

Thanks for the feedback.  I didn't want to over-pressurize it since a fuel tank is not supposed to carry internal pressure, and I had received ...   02-13-2008 04:19 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212974 views)

VIN 15009  -- info from JH Marketplace ad for DFW area car advertised in 11/2007: "1974 Jensen Healey, VIN 15009. Rebuilt engine with approx 10,000 miles. ...   02-12-2008 07:01 pm

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 20165 views)

mdutch wrote: If I were to put a little pressure behind the water leak test, what would you suggest?  5lbs?  10lbs?  15lbs? --MarkRepeating myself, because I ...   02-12-2008 03:45 pm

Miscellaneous > Texas "chapter" should meet (11 replies - 7211 views)

Join http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/TexasJensens/ !! Calling out again to all Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico owners and enthusiasts of the JH marque to gather.  Our group ...   02-12-2008 03:41 pm

Wheels > Wire Wheels (7 replies - 9380 views)

If you'd put that vino down once in a while you'd know where your wire wheels were. ;) ...   02-08-2008 06:59 am

Miscellaneous > Texas "chapter" should meet (11 replies - 7211 views)

TXJH wrote: I'm doing a body off restoration here in The Woodlands.  I'm always up for a meeting involving LBC's and some Shiner Bock Brian Corbett Sure would ...   02-04-2008 05:25 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212974 views)

JH-19354 (1974) Dallas, TX USA. Black, oem wire wheels, A/C (!) I'm the second owner, was Long Beach car until I purchased it in 2002. Ran okay when ...   02-01-2008 10:19 pm

Wheels > Wire Wheels (7 replies - 9380 views)

Doh! I really should read the boards more often. http://www.audiowizardry.com/jensen.html or specifically http://www.audiowizardry.com/pages/3_hoodup.htm ...   02-01-2008 08:05 pm

Body & interior stuff > Rottiserie (19 replies - 13417 views)

David Harrel and I have been working on one using two of the mid-sized Harbor Freight stands and a mostly-bolt-up design using stock square steel.  ...   02-01-2008 08:02 pm

Miscellaneous > Texas "chapter" should meet (11 replies - 7211 views)

Well, my friend David Harrel and I are building (or rather I'm pointing and talking and he's got boundless energy) a "Jensen" rotisserie to be ...   02-01-2008 06:24 am

Miscellaneous > Texas "chapter" should meet (11 replies - 7211 views)

Ben obviously hadn't been to Texas. ...   01-31-2008 11:14 pm

Miscellaneous > Texas "chapter" should meet (11 replies - 7211 views)

I cannot state it more simply. "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be Happy."                  -- Benjamin Franklin. ================================================ Okay, here goes, launching our Texas ...   01-31-2008 10:47 pm

Miscellaneous > Texas "chapter" should meet (11 replies - 7211 views)

Well, I've "found" local owner David Harrel, currently in mid off-body restoration of his JH here in Dallas. I've had my JH since 2002, and I ...   01-31-2008 07:00 am

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 20165 views)

Harkes wrote: I could try and make a picture of the seal if interested? Indeed the aluminium is a little soft, so one has to be ...   01-29-2008 07:04 pm

Fuel Stuff > SU 305 Fuel Pump Rebuild (3 replies - 6828 views)

That goes hand-in-hand with my plan to "T" off and install a hidden backup pump (that I may just use as the primary anyway).  I'm ...   01-29-2008 06:55 pm

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 20165 views)

I appreciate the heads-up on the locking ring.  As a "handyman" as well as bad mechanic, I raised an eyebrow at the enclosed white nylon ...   01-28-2008 06:17 pm

Fuel Stuff > Tanks, you're welcome (23 replies - 20165 views)

Well crap.  I just got my JH newsletter today, and have read with trepidation about the Aluminum tanks.  Of course, last summer I considered carefully ...   01-22-2008 11:44 pm


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