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Body & interior stuff > Rust Converter (2 replies - 1037 views)

I've used POR15 with great success even in battery storage areas on an RV. Just follow recommendations for any of the products you listed ...   07-05-2016 03:35 pm

Carburetors > Fuel needles (3 replies - 1826 views)

I have never had to replace the needles unless they are pitted these items don't typically wear. Are the float levels set and needle valve ...   11-03-2015 01:02 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 79335 views)

When you install the seal make sure you hold it back aprox. 0.100" or it will leak like a sieve. ...   10-22-2015 02:31 am

Projects > Is this valued properly ? (9 replies - 3185 views)

If the engine and transmission were whole then maybe it would be worth 1100. Even then I believe that it is a stretch. ...   10-11-2015 02:56 am

Engine & Transmission > Sprocket timing (14 replies - 4955 views)

You might try static timing. Set the crank at TDC or the advance you want at idle. Attach a test light to the ...   08-02-2015 11:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > One piece drive shaft conversion (0 replies - 1354 views)

I have a 5 speed with a "single piece" drive shaft. It appears to be a type of universal shaft that telescopes to the ...   05-12-2015 11:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > removing cylinder head (10 replies - 5044 views)

The head can be removed without removing any peripherals. Be very careful when removing the cam towers so you son't loose any shims. Push ...   05-11-2013 01:00 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East 2012 (8 replies - 6032 views)

bump ...   05-07-2012 10:20 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Turn Signal/ wiper Switch Clamp Broken (3 replies - 3786 views)

I swapped the signal levers from my stock switch to the MG switch. Then changed the steering wheel and wished I had left it ...   03-04-2012 11:27 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East 2012 (8 replies - 6032 views)

The Jensen East web site is up and running. http://jenseneast2012.com/ Hope to see you in Monteagle, TN ...   01-26-2012 05:54 pm

Suspension > Steering binding (11 replies - 7322 views)

Put it in a vice with the steering shaft in place with the lock bolt tight, try to break it loose. If it frees ...   09-26-2011 03:54 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen 2011 Eastcoast Nationals At Lake Placid (10 replies - 9493 views)

Thanks for posting the pictures.  Your team did a great job of hosting.  We have a tough act to follow for next years event in ...   06-26-2011 05:32 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212977 views)

Chassis Number 19492 Engine #B74 11 10352 White with black interior Manufacture date 12-23-1974 I purchased this non-running JH in June of 2003 in Brentwood, TN. Previous owner had ...   12-28-2010 03:50 pm

Cooling > Pulley waterpump (2 replies - 4688 views)

You might want to stone the mating face of the pump and make sure that the mating face of the pulley is clean and flat. ...   11-04-2010 08:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > Good oil seal - bad oil seal (9 replies - 7465 views)

If the seal is pressed fully into the housing it will leak like a crazy.  It needs to be held back about 0.100".  I made ...   05-12-2010 02:03 am

Carburetors > Stromberg Rebuild Question (5 replies - 7531 views)

The main jets are pressed in and care should be taken if you plan to replace them.  Before removing the old, measure the the set ...   05-01-2010 03:50 pm

Suspension > Steering problem (13 replies - 7603 views)

If the steering shaft was removed when the new motor mounts were installed, the knuckle may have flipped.  I had the steering knuckle flip over ...   08-01-2009 05:40 pm

Engine & Transmission > Header removal (5 replies - 3370 views)

Try a left hand drill bit.  You might get lucky and have the stud back out. ...   08-01-2009 05:09 pm

Carburetors > Weber Carbs (20 replies - 22611 views)

Kurt, I have pre-emmission carbs.  I will try your suggestions. Thanks Arvin   ...   10-24-2008 07:26 pm

Carburetors > Weber Carbs (20 replies - 22611 views)

Kurt, 2500 to 2700 rpm.  I can't remember exactly what the jetting is.  Should have written it done but I have tried several combinations and lost ...   10-22-2008 01:54 am

Carburetors > Weber Carbs (20 replies - 22611 views)

The Weber DCOE's have an enrichening circuit in place of a choke.  These circuits often get plugged on the Webers.  They draw fuel from the ...   10-21-2008 05:52 pm

Wheels > Superlite 14" wheels with 195/65 14" (6 replies - 8407 views)

Check the JHP Photo Gallery link below. http://jhppg.com/gallery/album25 ...   08-11-2008 12:17 pm

Wheels > Superlite 14" wheels with 195/65 14" (6 replies - 8407 views)

I have Superlite 14" wheels with 205/60 Falken tires.  I have had them for about 3 years and worn out one set of tires (hi-way ...   08-10-2008 01:15 pm

Suspension > Upper steering shaft knuckle (0 replies - 2504 views)

Yesterday I was competing in an autocross and the upper knuckle on the steering shaft flipped over and would only let me turn right.  This ...   04-01-2008 02:14 am

Ignition > Distributor rebuild (3 replies - 5260 views)

Judson, Thanks for the info. Arvin ...   11-29-2007 06:53 pm

Ignition > Distributor rebuild (3 replies - 5260 views)

I am rebuilding a Lucas 25D distributor.  When I removed the shaft and mechanical advance plate from the housing, there were pieces of, what appeared to ...   11-25-2007 07:50 pm

Suspension > Steering Rack Lubrication (17 replies - 24293 views)

There is a pinch bolt that holds the steering shaft u-joint to a knurled shaft on the top of the r&p box.  Remove the pinch ...   11-07-2007 06:11 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear Main Seal (6 replies - 4327 views)

The flywheel needs to come off and the seal is in a housing that is bolted to the block.  Pay  attention to how far the seal ...   07-17-2007 07:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve/Cam Covers (5 replies - 3908 views)

I had mine done with black wrinkle powder coat then dusted the raised portion with a mill.  It still looks good after 3 years and ...   07-03-2007 04:54 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East (4 replies - 3990 views)

There was a very good turn out.  I am not sure of the exact count but I believe that there were 17 JH's and 9 ...   07-03-2007 03:26 pm

Suspension > Steering Rack Lubrication (17 replies - 24293 views)

I installed a grease zerk a couple years ago and have been happy with the results Arvin Appelman 19492 ...   05-03-2007 03:38 am

Carburetors > Weber DCOE 45's (15 replies - 12793 views)

Pete, I remember yellow dog from the East Nationals in Philly.  Thanks for the info. Arvin ...   04-04-2007 07:14 pm

Carburetors > Weber DCOE 45's (15 replies - 12793 views)

Yes I have and they gave me the same response.  The Weber and Dellorto manual you recommended even says that most times the enrichener circuit ...   03-20-2007 04:45 pm

Carburetors > Weber DCOE 45's (15 replies - 12793 views)

Thanks for the info.  I had contacted these sources and they don't have any of these parts.  Primarily because the circuits didn't work very well ...   03-19-2007 05:34 pm

Carburetors > Weber DCOE 45's (15 replies - 12793 views)

Bill, The damaged jets are for the fuel enrichener circuit and I have made some plugs to block them off.  I will be able to remove ...   03-13-2007 05:28 pm

Carburetors > Weber DCOE 45's (15 replies - 12793 views)

I am in the process of rebuilding a pair of DCOE 45's.  In the process of removing all the hardware from the body, I have ...   01-23-2007 10:30 pm

Engine & Transmission > Coolant to heater with Dellorto conversion (12 replies - 9362 views)

Has anyone put the heater hose fitting in the head? ...   01-07-2007 03:52 pm

Engine & Transmission > Coolant to heater with Dellorto conversion (12 replies - 9362 views)

The inlet manifold that I have doesn't have a fitting for the coolant line to the heater.  It appears that one option is to add ...   12-22-2006 06:38 pm

Body & interior stuff > Seat recovering (11 replies - 11239 views)

I bought a set of covers for seats and door panels from Delta 3 years ago.  Putting the covers on was the easy part.  I ...   04-24-2006 02:56 am

Electrical & Instruments > Installing Instrument Panel (2 replies - 4070 views)

The metal plates were glued to the foam in the dash and are used to hold the dash panel in place.  The foam deteriates and ...   02-16-2006 03:58 am


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