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Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77786 views)

The choke cable is a pain to work with. As I mentioned early, did you check the actual choke on the carb? When you disconnect ...   03-27-2013 11:21 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77786 views)

You need to remove the center console. Then you will see a couple of screws holding down the radio console to the trans tunnel. Then ...   03-27-2013 12:02 am

Body & interior stuff > Custom Dashboard Project (16 replies - 8753 views)

Another enterprising JH dash creator. I like the gauges you linked to. Looking forward to what you finish with. I'm also building an updated/upgraded Jensen GT dash ...   03-20-2013 03:16 am

Body & interior stuff > Different year bumpers (2 replies - 1803 views)

Yes and no. They are not a direct replacement or swap. You will need the earlier mounting brackets also. Good luck finding a good pair. It's ...   03-20-2013 03:09 am

Body & interior stuff > Headlight pod and rear panel blackout (9 replies - 4936 views)

To each their own. You'll see that all of us have different ideas on what to do to our cars. My feeling is do what ...   03-20-2013 03:01 am

Cooling > Clean heater core (1 reply - 2484 views)

Putting one of the JH's back together and thought of cleaning the heater core. Rather do it now and be sure then find something wrong ...   03-18-2013 05:58 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Speedo gasket (3 replies - 3039 views)

Why not replace the gasket with an O-ring? When I took the gauges out of the GT dash there was an )-ring between the gauge and ...   03-06-2013 11:58 pm

Cooling > Thermostat Neck (7 replies - 7443 views)

Not that I remember anyone mentioning in finding a replacement. The necks from the later JHs and the GT are what most people like. For ...   03-02-2013 11:58 pm

Body & interior stuff > Paint Suggestions For An Authentic Look (2 replies - 2519 views)

To match the original paint you would need to use a single stage (SS) paint. Probably urethane enamel. This will closely match the depth, texture ...   02-08-2013 12:01 am

Body & interior stuff > ordering touch up paint - where? (4 replies - 2851 views)

Generally speaking you would be better off to find a local paint supplier and take the code to them. They will be able to take ...   01-22-2013 12:12 am

Electrical & Instruments > oil sender (4 replies - 3951 views)

Sure. Get the proper size gauge for the dash, proper type of sender for the gauge and make sure the sender unit has the right ...   01-19-2013 10:16 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 with a better crank/seal (7 replies - 4770 views)

The Mark II engine uses a regular rear main seal, not the rope seal. The year would be 74 but with some things Jensen it ...   01-05-2013 12:15 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine rebuild/replace? (10 replies - 7083 views)

There are several threads on here detailing the pros and cons between the 907 and other engine swaps as to feasibility, cost, work involved, and ...   12-16-2012 08:37 pm

Suspension > Rear spring assemblies (36 replies - 16920 views)

I'm pretty sure I got them from Delta. But that was more than a few years ago when I worked on that set of springs. ...   12-11-2012 05:01 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77786 views)

Having a heated garage to work in is nice when it's cold. Being from the Chicago area I know how cold it can get there. Having a ...   12-11-2012 04:51 pm

Suspension > Rear spring assemblies (36 replies - 16920 views)

When I did mine in order to remove the metal bush I lightly used a drill bit to remove the metal enough until I could ...   12-10-2012 03:57 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77786 views)

You made me laugh this morning with your project list. I know you said in no particular order but found it funny you were starting ...   12-10-2012 03:50 pm

Carburetors > Fuel stavation (8 replies - 5065 views)

Think of what happens when you turn left. What happens to the car? It dips a little to the left and the right side rises ...   10-01-2012 02:48 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77786 views)

Good news on the progress. But more importantly, Did you make the car show? ...   10-01-2012 02:40 am

Engine & Transmission > Foamy greenish oil (11 replies - 5127 views)

I see that and think of the color sea foam and then think of the oil additive called Sea Foam. Never used it so I ...   09-15-2012 07:51 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77786 views)

If the calipers aren't too bad you might be able to rebuild them instead of buying new ones. It's not that difficult of a job. ...   09-13-2012 06:10 pm

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 77786 views)

Welcome to the group. Good job on the alternator. Checking and cleaning any suspect connections will be a good idea. I wouldn't drive the car until ...   09-13-2012 02:21 am

Suspension > Mystery Hose (2 replies - 2835 views)

That hose is in the wrong place as it doesn't attach there. On two of my cars that hose is shorter and just terminates to the ...   08-31-2012 02:36 am

Fuel Stuff > GT Fuel Tank (3 replies - 4351 views)

Kurt, It is pretty much just like John describes. When I took my GT gas tank out it was the same way. Remove the two straps, ...   08-31-2012 02:28 am

Ignition > oil in dist cap (2 replies - 3133 views)

It still sounds like the O-ring. Unless the shaft or metal around it is nicked or something and letting the oil pass. When did you ...   08-24-2012 04:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Replacing Headers (4 replies - 2965 views)

I feel your suffering. Maybe we can modify the scale so that after 5 glasses it goes to bottles. Six glasses equals 1 bottle. So ...   08-11-2012 03:47 pm

Wheels > Pad in Differential (13 replies - 8810 views)

I have seen the pad also. I thought it was to catch any filings or other debris that might end up in the fluid. Something ...   06-19-2012 02:32 am

Electrical & Instruments > Hooking up front blinkers in my 73...car has 74 wiring (4 replies - 3305 views)

Well I checked again and looked further and I don't have anything like what you show. The notes I have show the blinker red wire ...   06-09-2012 04:35 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Hooking up front blinkers in my 73...car has 74 wiring (4 replies - 3305 views)

That's interesting. I checked here and the two wiring harnesses I have do not have any three prong connectors. They both have two prong connectors ...   06-09-2012 03:03 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (273 replies - 210290 views)

Update on my cars from a post from 2006. Has it really been that long? 12768 is still here. 17500 was stripped of all usable parts and ...   06-06-2012 04:04 am

Engine & Transmission > Missing belt - what's this accessory? (4 replies - 2945 views)

I have no personal experience with that yet. Maybe in a couple of months when I finish cleaning up the new JH I got and ...   06-02-2012 08:08 pm

Engine & Transmission > Missing belt - what's this accessory? (4 replies - 2945 views)

If this is a later JH it could be part of the air pump assembly. It looks similar to what I had on the Jensen ...   06-02-2012 06:25 pm

Miscellaneous > Fender bender (9 replies - 7395 views)

I think it depends on the insurance company and what they feel the car is worth and what it will take to repair it. It's hard ...   03-25-2012 08:51 pm

Brakes > R/R front pads and now LR Brake locked up (5 replies - 4697 views)

Another thing to do if needed is to check the brake hoses and make sure they are good. If in doubt, replace with the braided ...   02-11-2012 01:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Has a one pc body front ever been done ? (10 replies - 5933 views)

It sounds like the fiberglass fenders will be the way to go. I would try hanging the pieces temporarily and see how everything looks. That ...   02-11-2012 01:10 am

Body & interior stuff > Has a one pc body front ever been done ? (10 replies - 5933 views)

Just for my own clarafication when you say there is no body on the front you have all the pieces, metal fenders and hood, plus the ...   02-10-2012 12:23 am

Body & interior stuff > Has a one pc body front ever been done ? (10 replies - 5933 views)

I believe this has been done twice before. All I have seen were pictures. One of the cars I believe was for sale on eBay at ...   02-09-2012 03:07 pm

Engine & Transmission > Aux Pulley removal (7 replies - 3766 views)

Once again proving that stopping and having a beer (or your favorite beverage) is a good thing when pondering why things are not working as ...   01-06-2012 09:00 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mounting engine to stand (2 replies - 2244 views)

I don't know about preferred but I used the four that would fit my engine stand. I'm being lazy by not going out back in ...   12-15-2011 03:08 am

Projects > JH-5 20465 Restoration (4 replies - 5278 views)

It is not stock and was either installed by the dealer or a previous owner. You can remove it before paint and not feel bad ...   11-17-2011 02:05 am


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