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Ignition > No start... (4 replies - 3636 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 - 3059 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

Engine & Transmission > Mk 1 timing belt tensioner adjusting wrench (3 replies - 3059 views)

Dear all Am finally getting my Mk1 JH back on the road after a layoff. So far so good. I am trying to track down an adjusting ...   07-16-2014 02:49 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > 30305 is alive (0 replies - 2757 views)

chrisl wrote: Oops messed that up Anyway, GT VIN 30305 is back on the road, now down under. Engine number is 9938, it was originally sebring ...   08-03-2013 02:44 pm

Engine & Transmission > Booming noise (3 replies - 3650 views)

And the answer is... rear axle bearings ...   05-21-2013 06:32 am

Engine & Transmission > Plug for Pete's Kits (9 replies - 6394 views)

Dear all I don't usually recommend or plug any supplier but I think the work done by Pete Bahr (yelowdog on this forum) is perhaps a ...   03-27-2013 02:40 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine rebuild/replace? (10 replies - 8547 views)

G'day I have a 1973 JH Mk1 with exactly the same oil leak problems you described. I preferred to keep the engine that came with the ...   12-17-2012 12:20 am

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed shifter rebuilds (5 replies - 4048 views)

pbahr wrote: Chris, There are three "expressions of interest". Need COMMITMENTS to proceed.................... Pete Two now committed, only one more needed................. ...   11-01-2012 01:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 speed shifter rebuilds (5 replies - 4048 views)

Dear all I have recently acquired a GT with the 5 speed gearbox. The box is OK, but the shifter/selector is pretty ordinary (hard to tell in gear or ...   11-01-2012 03:33 am

Body & interior stuff > GT rear seat belts (4 replies - 3350 views)

OK, if you are ever required to do this, the answer is to install lap sash belts. Simple lap belts don't cut the mustard (down ...   10-12-2012 06:09 am

Body & interior stuff > GT rear seat belts (4 replies - 3350 views)

Having some fun (not) with getting the GT registered for road use. One of the sticking points is a requirement to have seat belts installed ...   10-06-2012 01:54 am

Body & interior stuff > Weather proffing the soft top (8 replies - 6884 views)

I managed to keep out 90% of the water I was previously getting in the footwell by cleaning up and repairing the rusty parts of ...   09-24-2012 12:55 am

Engine & Transmission > The rope seal (4 replies - 3886 views)

Well, it seems the trick is to get the correct part in the first place. Tt is a Ford seal, which I found out after ...   05-17-2012 01:53 am

Engine & Transmission > The rope seal (4 replies - 3886 views)

OK I have the old Mk1 engine with the *joyful* rope seal. Engine is out of the car, block split, all other seals re-fitted except for ...   05-07-2012 03:56 am

Miscellaneous > Subliminal Message (3 replies - 3385 views)

I think there is a word missing that perhaps in her excitement she forgot to add - it should obviously read: 'No HESITATION'. In other words, do ...   03-07-2012 12:11 am

Miscellaneous > A/C parts breakdown (Air Conditioning) (9 replies - 8451 views)

Done - have emailed to you. I'm not sure how useful it might be though! ...   11-25-2011 07:05 am

Miscellaneous > A/C parts breakdown (Air Conditioning) (9 replies - 8451 views)

Someone was kind enough to send me a parts list for the a/c system a while ago when I posted a similar question. Not sure ...   11-24-2011 11:46 pm

Miscellaneous > What to do with all those pesky left over engine blocks...? (1 reply - 2515 views)

This looks great: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/UNIQUE-JENSEN-HEALEY-ENGINE-TABLE-/150696843962?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item23163b5aba ...   11-12-2011 11:42 am

Engine & Transmission > Booming noise (3 replies - 3650 views)

Am getting a booming noise in the ole Mk1... The noise from the exhaust, gearbox and carbs makes it a bit hard to pin down, ...   08-06-2011 08:33 am

Miscellaneous > New Jensen forum Down Under (0 replies - 2087 views)

Spreading the good oil over garage floors in the antipodes:  http://interceptor3.com/forums/index.php ...   04-08-2011 01:00 pm

Miscellaneous > Elephants graveyard? (0 replies - 2403 views)

Have you guys seen this??   http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2011/01/10/hemmings-find-of-the-day-1973-jensen-healey-mk-ii/ ...   04-02-2011 12:02 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from carb (0 replies - 2724 views)

Am halfway through replacing the gaskets, o-rings etc on the 40mm Dellortos on my MK1 - one down, one to go. Fuel is leaking out of ...   05-08-2010 02:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Gt's (8 replies - 5714 views)

Have a look at http://www.richardcalver.com/ He has had a go at listing survivors. There is a US entry or two. ...   11-13-2009 12:21 am

Projects > Putting the Race Car back on the street (38 replies - 31072 views)

Good luck with the project - keep us posted on progress! ...   09-30-2009 01:08 pm

Body & interior stuff > Weather proffing the soft top (8 replies - 6884 views)

Ah ha The water that I'm getting seems to be a lot more than what could just come in from the seals (or lack thereof) between ...   07-14-2009 01:52 am

Body & interior stuff > Weather proffing the soft top (8 replies - 6884 views)

The footwells in my JH become water tanks when it rains. Has anyone ever succeeded in making one watertight? (Other than a GT) ...   07-13-2009 01:06 pm

Projects > Project finished at last (8 replies - 8921 views)

Wijnand Your car looks amazing. That is one of the best engine bays I have seen. I like the 'custom' brake calipers.  Is that the JHPS logo ...   06-23-2009 12:21 pm

Body & interior stuff > JH Body Parts Available? (1 reply - 3073 views)

Re window crank - see below, ends soon.  This is the LHS window crank but I see the seller has a few other parts listed too. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_trkparms=tab%3DWatching&item=120411119823&viewitem= ...   04-30-2009 12:08 pm

Cooling > Air conditioning (5 replies - 8497 views)

Dear all Many thanks for the responses - much appreciated. I will make some calls to a couple of places 'round here that supply parts etc to ...   02-15-2009 11:00 am

Cooling > Air conditioning (5 replies - 8497 views)

Dear all It's summer in the southern half of the world and hot hot hot in this little part. My Mk1 copes very well, no overheating (at ...   02-11-2009 11:26 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tonneau covers (2 replies - 4107 views)

Hi Gary I have been messing around with trying to figure out how to fit the velcro straps to the passenger door, what to do with the ...   11-30-2008 10:50 pm

Body & interior stuff > Tonneau covers (2 replies - 4107 views)

Dear all A tonneau top came with my car when I bought it from the last owner. It fits reasonably well, needs some small repairs but nothing ...   11-23-2008 07:19 am

Body & interior stuff > Secret to Opening the Trunk Thru an Access Hole? (15 replies - 11256 views)

I had no problem getting through with just a normal metal/wood drill bit. Having said that, Pete Bahr has made up two assemblies and told me ...   06-23-2008 01:10 am

Body & interior stuff > Secret to Opening the Trunk Thru an Access Hole? (15 replies - 11256 views)

Can't post the photo as the pics are bigger than 100k but if you're interested email me at crlhc@bigpond.com and I'll email. I'd recommedn installing ...   06-01-2008 06:44 am

Body & interior stuff > Secret to Opening the Trunk Thru an Access Hole? (15 replies - 11256 views)

Hi Dan I had exactly the same problem as you. On the bottom of the lock barrel (inside the trunk) there is a plastic 'paddle' that rotates and strikes a ...   05-28-2008 02:00 am

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust rattle (2 replies - 3610 views)

My Mk 1 has developed an annoying 'tinkle' at low revs. Seemes to be coming from the back end of the exhaust assembly. At first ...   12-28-2006 05:33 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (280 replies - 249491 views)

JH Mk1   Vin 11327, engine no A1973-01 1652. Has original Dellorto DHLA 40 carbs, original motor, 4 speed gearbox, hard top and tonneau cover. Soft top ...   12-15-2006 06:41 am

Miscellaneous > International Shipping (3 replies - 5401 views)

Try http://www.allied.com/ You can get an online estimate too. They have an office in the UK and all over the US. I used them to ship stuff ...   11-01-2006 05:20 am

Wheels > Original Wheels (17 replies - 20011 views)

Thanks Colin The Superlites look great. Restoration feedback from others about the old wheels is to strip off the old paint, repaint and then turn as advised ...   10-11-2006 12:30 am

Wheels > Original Wheels (17 replies - 20011 views)

Hi Jay Did you go ahead with strippimg off the paint and cleaning your wheels? I've got a similar problem and want to restore mine, just trying to ...   10-10-2006 02:04 am


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