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Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 1790 views)

We were lucky enough to be able to spend a few days at the Jensen East Coast meet in Black Mountain, North Carolina recently. People ...   06-16-2018 12:35 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 1790 views)

Just got a reply from Kathy and Don; all good. Will see you there. ...   05-22-2018 12:34 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 1790 views)

A nice problem to have. I sent a note to Don and Kathy on 15 May about how to get payment to them by way of ...   05-22-2018 02:02 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 1790 views)

answerman wrote: Hey Chris: where in Wisconsin? That's where I am. It's a small world. She'll be working as a camp counsellor teaching photography at ...   05-15-2018 06:09 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 1790 views)

Thanks Brett, that was quick! ...   05-12-2018 02:03 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 1790 views)

Which reminds me - does anyone have a contact email for Don and Kathy? I need to get some $ to them but haven't used ...   05-12-2018 01:43 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 1790 views)

Frank Schwartz wrote: Chris: That is just great. So, unless Mark is not driving his JH, you can ride with me in the Interceptor...I'll even let ...   05-04-2018 12:00 pm

Intro Tech Board stuff > Jensen East 2018 (27 replies - 1790 views)

Greetings from Down Under By sheer coincidence I will be in the north east of the US in the first 3 weeks of June. North Carolina ...   04-23-2018 12:36 pm

Body & interior stuff > Locked Trunk Lock more or less damaged (9 replies - 900 views)

Another picture from a different angle. Be careful to make sure the cable can slide freely before you shut the trunk; I find when pulling ...   03-06-2018 11:23 am

Body & interior stuff > Locked Trunk Lock more or less damaged (9 replies - 900 views)

I'd be interested in knowing exactly where you drilled that little lever on the latch assembly..do you have a measurement or template?? Hi Frank Here's a close ...   03-06-2018 11:22 am

Body & interior stuff > Locked Trunk Lock more or less damaged (9 replies - 900 views)

Hi Frank It's right in the middle of the paddle on the RHS of the lock (as viewed from underneath). I'll take a better pic of ...   03-05-2018 11:52 pm

Body & interior stuff > Locked Trunk Lock more or less damaged (9 replies - 900 views)

And then you can poke it through into the cockpit. This setup means you never need to worry about the lock sticking again. Pete Bahr made a ...   03-05-2018 04:38 am

Body & interior stuff > Locked Trunk Lock more or less damaged (9 replies - 900 views)

And here's how it attaches to the underneath of the boot (trunk): ...   03-05-2018 04:36 am

Body & interior stuff > Locked Trunk Lock more or less damaged (9 replies - 900 views)

I rigged a cable release using a bicycle brake cable. The only tricky bit is drilling a hole in the 'paddle' in the locking mechanism ...   03-05-2018 04:36 am

Electrical & Instruments > Show your radios (6 replies - 2040 views)

Lucas! ...   03-04-2018 11:46 am

Carburetors > Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Vacuum Lines Schematic (11 replies - 10155 views)

I also have a J-H with Dellorto's that runs well. It needs a bit of a tune up as it's running a fraction rich but ...   12-20-2017 12:00 am

Carburetors > Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Vacuum Lines Schematic (11 replies - 10155 views)

Brilliant; that answers the question. These Strombergs have more holes than a block of Swiss cheese, plugging them saves a lot of messing around. I'm ...   12-16-2017 11:39 am

Carburetors > Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Vacuum Lines Schematic (11 replies - 10155 views)

I have removed most of the vacuum lines and plugged them off leaving only the inlet manifold to the brake booster, plus I blank off ...   12-15-2017 12:08 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine rope rear main seal in early Mk1 (7 replies - 1199 views)

Indeed the mechanic who sorted mine works a lot on early Jaguars; he said it was run of the mill stuff for them. ...   12-12-2017 01:12 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine rope rear main seal in early Mk1 (7 replies - 1199 views)

And here's the link to an earlier post that might help: http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=1763&forum_id=2 ...   12-11-2017 11:49 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine rope rear main seal in early Mk1 (7 replies - 1199 views)

I have an early J-H and had to replace the rope seal not long ago. Same issues as you re originality... The first one I got ...   12-11-2017 11:44 am

Engine & Transmission > Auto gearbox on a J-H or GT (3 replies - 897 views)

The thought I had was that the GT is more of a cruiser than out and out speedster. Mine has Dellorto carbs on it but ...   12-04-2017 12:06 pm

Engine & Transmission > Auto gearbox on a J-H or GT (3 replies - 897 views)

At the risk of being branded a heretic, has anyone converted a J-H or a GT to automatic? I think the GT in particular would lend ...   12-03-2017 11:33 am

Electrical & Instruments > The joys of Lucas electrics (5 replies - 1575 views)

Indeed the electrics are a frustrating mystery in this thing. The interior lights worked when I got the car; I switched them to 'off' so ...   04-09-2017 11:12 am

Electrical & Instruments > The joys of Lucas electrics (5 replies - 1575 views)

I have had a problem with a short circuit in my GT that doesn't affect its running or driving but prevents the interior lights coming ...   04-08-2017 09:51 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (7 replies - 3889 views)

And 30166 and 30396 are also both here in Perth. 30166 is off road and being restored; 30396 is a driver, on road and a ...   11-26-2016 12:58 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (7 replies - 3889 views)

And 30305 is alive and doing very well in Perth, Western Australia. There are two others here that I am aware of; one roadworthy one in ...   10-23-2016 03:57 am

Miscellaneous > Pete Bahr (4 replies - 2268 views)

Far out, what a shock. I bought a few of Pete's Kits; they always did as promised and he was generous with advice too. Vale Pete ...   04-02-2016 10:26 am

Engine & Transmission > Lotus 907 'short motor' (1 reply - 1724 views)

A job lot of a few Lotus parts not far from me includes a Lotus 907 'short motor'. I don't recall any variations described as ...   01-01-2016 12:51 pm

Miscellaneous > Pete Bahr From Pete's Kit's (2 replies - 2290 views)

Deepest condolences to Pete on this sad loss. Our thoughts are with you. ...   10-20-2015 07:00 am

Accessories > Jensen GT steering wheel (5 replies - 4937 views)

Hi Frank, not sure how your search is going but I had to buy one a couple of years ago and they are quite rare... ...   05-03-2015 06:30 pm

Engine & Transmission > sticking clutch after long storage (7 replies - 4105 views)

Hi Stuart You can get whatever you need from either Ross Hockley Autos in Sydney ((02) 9938 1822; Delta Motorsports in the US; or Martin Robey ...   05-03-2015 06:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > Jensen GT steering wheel (1 reply - 2009 views)

Hi Frank I bought one from Rejen in the UK When I was looking for one a couple of years ago. ...   04-22-2015 01:12 pm

Projects > GT 30071 Rolling Restoration (26 replies - 14621 views)

Hi Nigel Apols for the delay in replying, I managed to fall through a pergola we were re-roofing a couple of weeks ago and busted a ...   02-03-2015 07:33 am

Projects > GT 30071 Rolling Restoration (26 replies - 14621 views)

Great work Nigel, car looks mint. I wouldn't bother with repainting - unless you win Lotto! Interestingly to note that a number of the problems you ...   01-29-2015 01:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Plug for Pete's Kits (9 replies - 6157 views)

I'll second that ...   10-12-2014 12:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Plug for Pete's Kits (9 replies - 6157 views)

I too have been unable to get hold of Pete recently. I'm not sure what the score is. ...   09-08-2014 06:43 am

Ignition > No start... (4 replies - 3497 views)

Far out Cam belt is brand new; that said I suspect bent valves. Watch this space. Sigh. ...   08-31-2014 04:32 am

Ignition > No start... (4 replies - 3497 views)

After a long layoff am finally getting my Mk1 Healey back on the road. Woes this afternoon though; I ran it a short while, turned off, ...   08-30-2014 01:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 timing belt tensioner adjusting wrench (3 replies - 2942 views)

Well, the answer was of course to upgrade to the MK2 tensioner setup, but in the course of my travels I have now got a ...   08-23-2014 12:47 pm


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