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Projects > GT Project Cars Available (0 replies - 859 views)

Once again the owner of a slew of Jensens is offering up some for sale. I recently found this http://barnfinds.com/bf-exclusive-1976-jensen-gt-project-pair/ on barnfinds.com. He ...   05-06-2016 04:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > removing cylinder head (10 replies - 5027 views)

You can start here: http://www.deltamotorsports.com/products/pg18a-books-and-manuals.html. There are a number of people on the list who are very knowledgable about this engine. Especially in ...   10-06-2015 08:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > removing cylinder head (10 replies - 5027 views)

You must remove the cam towers as them block the head bolts. If you do not have the workshop manual for this engine, you ...   10-06-2015 07:54 pm

Electrical & Instruments > JH TACHOMETER VS PERTRONIX IGNITION (18 replies - 14806 views)

I just installed my tach after modifying it using the board that I bought from Spiyda www.spiyda.com. Installing the board was really easy and ...   10-06-2015 01:53 am

Engine & Transmission > Differences between MkII engine and GT engine? (16 replies - 5660 views)

On my GT, the engine has the air injection ports, which you can plug, a slightly different oil pump housing, a different water pump. the ...   09-15-2015 07:19 pm

Electrical & Instruments > JH TACHOMETER VS PERTRONIX IGNITION (18 replies - 14806 views)

Thanks Nigel. Yes, the information does help. I am in Southern California and a bit of research has led me to North Hollywood ...   09-09-2015 05:21 pm

Electrical & Instruments > JH TACHOMETER VS PERTRONIX IGNITION (18 replies - 14806 views)

Greg, I installed the Pertronix distributor and would like to get my tachometer working. So, this information regarding diodes, could you elaborate. For ...   09-09-2015 03:22 am

Accessories > Jensen GT steering wheel (5 replies - 4027 views)

I bought a GT steering wheel from Joseph Mazurk out of Chicago. He had disassembled a number of GTs and had quite the stash ...   09-05-2015 05:41 pm

Miscellaneous > 2015 Jensen Western Regional (1 reply - 1680 views)

This year's Jensen meet on the West Coast is being organized by Aubrey Walden for October 15 - 18 in Pismo Beach, CA. More information can ...   09-02-2015 02:45 am

Engine & Transmission > removing cylinder head (10 replies - 5027 views)

I pulled the head and replaced it on my GT without touching the brake booster. It is a little close around the rear most ...   11-04-2013 08:52 pm

Carburetors > California Smog Test (8 replies - 6142 views)

Yes, a new catalytic converter did the trick. The car passed emissions testing. Yeah! ...   11-17-2012 09:08 pm

Projects > GT Parts (3 replies - 4456 views)

BTW, I took mine off last weekend and noticed that they are a kind of fiberglass material, not pressed board. ...   09-03-2012 08:57 pm

Carburetors > California Smog Test (8 replies - 6142 views)

Maybe I can convince my brother, who lives in Eureka, to "own" the car. Eureka, which is in Humboldt county, does not require smog ...   08-11-2012 05:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Replacing Headers (4 replies - 3017 views)

Worse than putting headers onto a Jensen Healey is putting headers onto a Jensen GT. At least you don't have those dreadful air injectors ...   08-11-2012 05:11 pm

Carburetors > California Smog Test (8 replies - 6142 views)

Jensen Healey wrote: The smog exemption will not be changing anytime soon, the bill was shelved. It is so hard to convince people that cars built before ...   08-11-2012 06:45 am

Carburetors > California Smog Test (8 replies - 6142 views)

I am one of the rare unlucky ones that still have to get their car to pass California's emission tests. They require a test ...   08-10-2012 11:43 pm

Projects > GT Parts (3 replies - 4456 views)

A year and a half later, do you still need the parts? I need to reattach my headliner, so I have to take these ...   08-10-2012 11:21 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Battery Size and Type (10 replies - 13811 views)

I just bought a Group 56 Duralast battery from Autozone and I it does not fit my GT. It is just a bit too ...   06-24-2012 02:30 am

Engine & Transmission > Rebuilding GT Oil Pump (3 replies - 2317 views)

I managed to pull on the timing shaft that goes into the auxiliary pump housing and now need to disassemble and reassemble my oil pump.  ...   03-23-2012 01:30 am

Miscellaneous > Dana McPeek (2 replies - 3552 views)

Dana was a great guy who wasn't afraid to state his opinion.  I still remember him calling me just so I could hear his GT ...   12-22-2007 12:41 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212553 views)

GT 30450 - white with a tan interior.  Exterior is undamaged but suffers from an inexpensive respray.  Interior is completely original and shows little wear.  ...   06-08-2007 05:47 am

Carburetors > Faulty Vacuum Valve (7 replies - 8058 views)

I finally just bypassed the vacuum valve.  Every thing that I try to use as a gasket fails within a few days.   Good luck and ...   03-30-2007 06:37 am

Miscellaneous > Belmont Shore British Car Night (1 reply - 2941 views)

For February, we had 15 cars show up!  This is not counting the 2 month old Lotus Exige and the Cooper S.  Among the cars ...   02-09-2007 03:15 pm

Miscellaneous > Belmont Shore British Car Night (1 reply - 2941 views)

We have recently started a monthly get together for any owner of a British car, 1980 or earlier.  We hold it the first Wednesday of ...   01-30-2007 08:07 pm

Carburetors > Faulty Vacuum Valve (7 replies - 8058 views)

Unfortunately Delta no longer has them in stock nor do they carry a rebuild kit.  In fact, they say they never even heard of a ...   10-08-2006 04:41 pm

Carburetors > Faulty Vacuum Valve (7 replies - 8058 views)

On the inboard Stromberg, there is, what I think is a vacuum check valve.  It sits in line between a vacuum line coming from the intake ...   10-08-2006 12:23 am

Brakes > Brake Booster (11 replies - 16167 views)

I just found Karp's in Upland. http://www.resleeve.com The say they can rebuild anything and will do whatever you want.  A wild estimation of the booster ...   10-04-2006 11:46 pm

Brakes > Brake Booster (11 replies - 16167 views)

My GT's brakes are in dire need of repair.  In the last week, I have lost all power assist.  When I step hard on the ...   10-04-2006 10:28 pm

Body & interior stuff > Battery Tray (10 replies - 8641 views)

I recently replaced my battery with an Optima.  Bigger than the original. it cannot leak and has better storage abilities in that it takes longer ...   09-28-2006 01:05 am

Carburetors > GT Smog Test (10 replies - 9980 views)

Arrgh!  I went back to the smog referee this morning and failed again.  This time I brought all the documentation that I could find.  This ...   09-27-2006 07:47 pm

Carburetors > GT Smog Test (10 replies - 9980 views)

That is correct.  I was hoping that if I waited long enough, my car would just be exempt.  But unfortunately that is not to be.  ...   09-25-2006 03:38 am

Carburetors > GT Smog Test (10 replies - 9980 views)

Mark, thanks for the vacuum drawing.  I'll bring it along with the factory shop manual when I go back to the referee.  Greg, thanks for ...   09-19-2006 05:59 pm

Carburetors > GT Smog Test (10 replies - 9980 views)

My '76 GT has been off the road for three years due to registration issues.  I was hoping that the rolling 30 year exemption in ...   09-18-2006 09:28 pm


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