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Engine & Transmission > replacing 4-speed speedo pinion gear (6 replies - 394 views)

The Haynes workshop manual for Vauxhall Viva 1970 to 1977 has a full chapter on how to re-build the rear ends, same as the JH's ...   09-25-2017 01:52 pm

Suspension > Front wheel bearing problem (5 replies - 666 views)

What kind of condition are the stub axles in, is there any difference between the two, is the inner shoulder showing any wear, (base of ...   08-07-2017 09:19 pm

Suspension > Front wheel bearing problem (5 replies - 666 views)

You don't mention if the fastening NUT is a Castle Nut, that is held in place with a cotter pin, if this is not the ...   08-07-2017 01:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 4578 views)

Not sure what Tim would recommend but I and a number of other JH owners use 20-50 VR1 Valvoline oil, with ZDDP in it. When ...   06-21-2017 02:12 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel sender replacement (10 replies - 747 views)

pretty sure 5/16" ...   06-21-2017 02:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 4578 views)

The Fram filter does not fit a JH, It's a Nissan Maxima filter which at one time I happened to own, some how I ended ...   06-18-2017 04:07 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Pressure too high (23 replies - 4578 views)

That seal between the oil filter plate and pump can be purchased at Delta, or you can get the exact same square cut O-Ring from ...   06-16-2017 02:40 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting a hard top (10 replies - 938 views)

My 1986 Volkswagen Westfalia has a similar plastic lock strip around it's windows, I know you can get it both in black or chrome, Go-Westy ...   06-09-2017 02:24 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting a hard top (10 replies - 938 views)

https://www.macgregorukcarparts.com/ one source for seal's. no affiliation Brett ...   06-08-2017 02:36 pm

Projects > Project 16984. (27 replies - 4382 views)

The "Boot" is normally fully carpeted with black carpet, and body color underneath. If you don't want to go that route there are some nice ...   06-05-2017 08:30 pm

Projects > Project 16984. (27 replies - 4382 views)

FYI your seats look great not torn and such, the biggest culprit that leads to split seams is the webbing under the bottom off the ...   06-01-2017 02:33 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (26 replies - 15775 views)

9509K17 o-ring support cup not coming up at Mc M. ...   05-27-2017 02:53 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East Coast Nationals 2017 (7 replies - 2064 views)

bump ...   05-08-2017 01:51 pm

Electrical & Instruments > The joys of Lucas electrics (5 replies - 785 views)

I did a bit of wire sorting on a couple of GT's and the biggest culprit I found was the fuse block in the engine ...   04-08-2017 02:26 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East Coast Nationals 2017 (7 replies - 2064 views)

bump ...   04-01-2017 02:20 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East Coast Nationals 2017 (7 replies - 2064 views)

Getting closer, don't miss out on all the fun and friendly folks, can't make it for the whole thing, then just stop by and say ...   03-23-2017 02:26 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East Coast Nationals 2017 (7 replies - 2064 views)

Bump ...   03-15-2017 02:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler delete (10 replies - 1968 views)

Well it's not like it add's to the weight of the car or anything, way I figure it for Jensen to add it to the ...   01-01-2017 02:58 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East Coast Nationals 2017 (7 replies - 2064 views)

Last bump of 2016. ...   12-30-2016 08:00 pm

Wheels > Refinishing/restoring the stock JH wheels (16 replies - 6306 views)

Do Stag rims fit a JH ?? and if so are they 13 or 14 inch. Brett ...   12-24-2016 02:16 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen East Coast Nationals 2017 (7 replies - 2064 views)

FYI, hope to see some new face's Mark Your Calendars......The 2017 Jensen East Coast Nationals "Back Roads and Covered Bridges will be held in Dorset, ...   12-22-2016 02:12 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Wacky Tachometer (9 replies - 1987 views)

From what I'm told that is the correct ohm's for optic ignition, have you tried running some temp. wires to the tach to see if ...   12-12-2016 05:31 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Wacky Tachometer (9 replies - 1987 views)

What size coil, and do you have a ballast resistor in the circuit. ??? Brett ...   12-12-2016 02:14 pm

Body & interior stuff > Front Window Source (2 replies - 989 views)

I have a Pilkington in my car since 2003, good fit no issue's, I did get it professionally installed and they used a 1" bead ...   11-19-2016 07:56 pm

Engine & Transmission > Installing the intake manifold (9 replies - 2105 views)

The two in question are the ones under the round holes for coolant, they end up being partially blocked by the Strom's float bowls. Most ...   11-17-2016 01:59 pm

Electrical & Instruments > clock repair vendor? (12 replies - 2295 views)

There is a old old post and an article in the JHPS Standard about a member swapping the cuts of the clock with a battery ...   11-12-2016 02:30 pm

Engine & Transmission > Installing the intake manifold (9 replies - 2105 views)

Frank, I sent you some photo's, those two threaded holes do NOT have any studs in them and are NOT used. Brett ...   11-12-2016 02:25 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Wiring Harness Installation (6 replies - 3820 views)

I have the photo's but not your e-mail address ? your PM did not include it. ...   11-10-2016 08:52 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Wiring Harness Installation (6 replies - 3820 views)

PM me with your e-mail and I will send you a few photo's. Brett ...   11-09-2016 01:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > Belt idler pulley and bearings. (56 replies - 9328 views)

I am in the process of bolting things back onto my rebuilt engine, and in doing so when I looked into the belt tension-er whole ...   11-08-2016 01:47 pm

Miscellaneous > Wiring diagrams (2 replies - 783 views)

Frank, I just e-mailed you the three diagrams that I have, hopefully one is what you are looking for. Brett ...   11-01-2016 02:41 pm

Fuel Stuff > Reversal of fuel rail? (5 replies - 1323 views)

Fluid dynamics come to mind when changing fluid flow paths. The more fittings and types of fittings, you create resistance, resistance reduces flow volume (not ...   10-25-2016 02:18 pm

Fuel Stuff > thickness of material for under gas tank (8 replies - 1565 views)

You can use a lot of things under the tank, but just keep in mind "Air flow", should it get wet under there it needs ...   10-02-2016 03:15 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Rear and reverse circuit (7 replies - 1900 views)

Check your grounds, the rear lights are supposed to ground themselves thru the fasteners, doesn't work half the time, best bet is to just run ...   10-02-2016 03:11 pm

Body & interior stuff > Wiper arm removal (13 replies - 2007 views)

If you have the original stainless steel ones there is a small metal tab under the post cap, use a small screw driver to push ...   09-24-2016 02:15 pm

Body & interior stuff > fender gaskets (3 replies - 1019 views)

The non corrosive gasket is there to keep the wing and rccker separate so that any moisture will drain off, having it sealed creates a ...   09-15-2016 02:04 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Looking for # 13921 (8 replies - 4422 views)

Have you tried the DMV in CA, maybe they can help you, or one of those search company's that specialize in finding cars for buyers ...   09-11-2016 02:54 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 3071 views)

The seal rotates fixed with the bearing hub, a small smear of whatever grease you are packing the bearings with on the lip, and body ...   08-22-2016 01:40 pm

Suspension > Changing front wheel bearings (12 replies - 3071 views)

Put the seal into the hub, and seat it properly, trying to put it on the shaft and getting the seal to sit in the ...   08-21-2016 02:19 pm

Body & interior stuff > 1973 Top Boot AKA parade boot install (1 reply - 804 views)

The split metal tabs work similar to the convertible top, spread the cover out and then slide the tabs into the chrome hold downs on ...   07-17-2016 02:53 pm


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