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Body & interior stuff > Alternative convertible top securing (10 replies - 9976 views)

It should under normal conditions just slide in from one side or the other, no cut at all . Brett ...   11-21-2020 02:02 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 226 views)

For my 2 cents, I've seen a ton of Healey's and vapor lock on one would be a stretch.... can't hurt to try it though. If ...   11-18-2020 07:28 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 226 views)

I'm thinking that the positive crankcase ventilation that you mentioned might be a issue, if it's venting back into itself it's actually not venting. A ...   11-18-2020 02:42 pm

Ignition > Lucas 25d distibutor body (6 replies - 182 views)

If you are going to have the dizzy apart don't forget to add the inner oil seal update, if you need details go to Jensen-Healey ...   11-10-2020 02:36 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healy 1972 (4 replies - 276 views)

On the engine block rear flange above the starter. ...   10-30-2020 04:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Damper / Shock Upper Mount (3 replies - 429 views)

I grabbed some info on a replacement years ago, just the shock absorb-er that someone had found to fit, last year I and another member ...   08-21-2020 01:54 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 1766 views)

Jag, I miss spoke in my last response, the Trunk and door locks share the same key, or are supposed to, and yes I just ...   08-06-2020 02:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 1766 views)

Hey If you can't have a bit of fun, no one is picking on you personally,. As for the locks, the drivers side came with a ...   08-02-2020 02:46 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 1766 views)

You don't need to put the top up, but if it's hot and sunny then flip your seat backs forward so that they shade the ...   07-30-2020 02:28 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 1766 views)

The last thing in the world you want to do in a convertible is lock the doors, all it takes is a knife to splash ...   07-29-2020 01:52 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering wheel replacement thoughts (8 replies - 1114 views)

Hey Art, I went with a smaller 13" with a 2" dish, and love it. Brett ...   06-18-2020 02:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > ARP Head Stud Installation Procedure (Lotus 907 Jensen Healey) (14 replies - 2775 views)

If you mean tightening the new studs into the block, ? then just double nut them and tighten down that way. Brett ...   05-01-2020 01:37 pm

Engine & Transmission > ARP Head Stud Installation Procedure (Lotus 907 Jensen Healey) (14 replies - 2775 views)

Patrick, that would be the form a gasket aviation, and yes I used it ALL around the sealing surface, figured it couldn't hurt and would ...   04-30-2020 02:13 pm

Engine & Transmission > ARP Head Stud Installation Procedure (Lotus 907 Jensen Healey) (14 replies - 2775 views)

Side Note, dry fit the head on the block with the gasket in place and make sure that the seal bead is not exposed, it ...   04-28-2020 02:06 pm

Carburetors > carburetor (19 replies - 5544 views)

Yes your short one is the Standard JH 907 impeller, what Tim is showing are the vane styles, and how the 910 later version gives ...   12-19-2019 02:52 pm

Carburetors > carburetor (19 replies - 5544 views)

The 910 needs to be cut down to match the length of the 907 impeller, make sure when yo do that there is a very ...   12-18-2019 05:05 pm

Ignition > Ignition switch wiring (14 replies - 3133 views)

Try running a new wire to the starter, you just might have a broken one that is making intermittent contact. just run it out the ...   11-16-2019 02:25 pm

Ignition > Pertronix Install (39 replies - 9942 views)

My point about 180 out was the crankshaft timing mark may line up, but if the cams are not, Then the engine is ONE revolution ...   11-03-2019 08:19 pm

Ignition > Pertronix Install (39 replies - 9942 views)

Besides the crankshaft at TDC the cam shafts marks have to be aligned as well. This is what you need to do so your not out ...   11-02-2019 09:47 pm

Ignition > Pertronix Install (39 replies - 9942 views)

Crank pulley AND Cam pulley's for TDC, you might 180 degrees off. ...   11-02-2019 02:23 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Main Wiring Harness Replacement (31 replies - 49190 views)

I'm just passing along some good info, so you tell me if you want it or not. ...   10-30-2019 03:53 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Main Wiring Harness Replacement (31 replies - 49190 views)

Use dielectric grease on all your connections for a trouble free future. Brett ...   10-30-2019 02:31 pm

Carburetors > carburetor (19 replies - 5544 views)

I re-built a pump using the 910 impeller for a car under restoration and have yet to install and fire up the engine. But I ...   10-10-2019 02:42 pm

Body & interior stuff > Water Ingress (6 replies - 2297 views)

Pedal box is a major contributor to water ingress along with the seal at the top of the window and convertible top, after that it ...   10-09-2019 02:12 pm

Miscellaneous > Fortson Article in the July/Aug issue of the Standard (6 replies - 2390 views)

I squeezed 110 mph out of mine, still with a bit of pedal left before I ran out of road, 130 mph out of a ...   09-09-2019 01:57 pm

Suspension > Front Subframe outrigger disassembly (13 replies - 4009 views)

My understanding is that it is not removable short of cutting it off. Brett. ...   09-02-2019 01:54 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Turn Signal replacement ????????? (7 replies - 2688 views)

On the Face book page Jensen-Healey in the files section there is a complete how to change over to the MGB turn signal, plus a ...   08-20-2019 02:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > Exhaust Manifold/Header (4 replies - 2271 views)

This is the later version of Delta's header, really has a nice free flow. http://www.deltamotorsports.com/products/pg15d-jensen-healey-headers.html ...   07-26-2019 01:49 pm

Brakes > Need some brake wisdom (9 replies - 3503 views)

Parking brake switch is under the car directly at the hand brake lever, it's a simple switch that most times just goes out of adjustment, ...   07-17-2019 01:50 pm

Suspension > Leaking axle seal... (1 reply - 1327 views)

If the differential is over filled it will leak out at each axle until it finds it's level, The diff. oil should be filled to ...   06-16-2019 02:51 pm

Projects > 19661 paint and bodywork (64 replies - 24562 views)

here is a diagram of the carpet lay out. Brett. http://www.deltamotorsports.com/products/pg10b-deltas-carpet-kits.html ...   06-06-2019 02:12 pm

Engine & Transmission > Need to change out the Timing Belt Tensioner (21 replies - 13393 views)

Frank, this is the one I use, probably less expensive ones out there. Brett. https://www.mcmaster.com/belt-tension-gauges ...   05-27-2019 01:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Crazy no start issue for 73 JH # 12265 (7 replies - 3289 views)

No, wire issue, you don't have a hot wire going to the ignition system after start and in the run position, had the same issue ...   05-19-2019 03:29 pm

Engine & Transmission > Crazy no start issue for 73 JH # 12265 (7 replies - 3289 views)

Fuel pressure Way Way high, should be 2.5 to 3.0 max. compression low, did you open the carbs "barrel" so the engine could breath when ...   05-19-2019 03:02 pm

Body & interior stuff > Hardtop attachments (14 replies - 19872 views)

Actually since you’re attached front and back the top is pretty secure, the side attachments just add that additional comfort level. Be aware the rear ...   01-01-2019 09:43 pm

Body & interior stuff > Instrument Cluster Finisher (8 replies - 4177 views)

I tried to buy in and was told no longer available, plus there on line pricing is 10 years old. Brett ...   12-24-2018 02:03 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Carpeting (6 replies - 3700 views)

Delta has a set for both interior and boot, but Mac. also use the "J" emblem on the carpet mats for driver and Pass. it's ...   12-20-2018 02:20 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Pump vs Fuel Lines (42 replies - 17614 views)

Bad condenser on the points, spend the money you were going to pay the mechanic and buy the electronic ignition. Brett. PS: even new condensers can be ...   12-15-2018 02:40 pm

Cooling > Heater hose size and routing. (6 replies - 4951 views)

Standard 5/8" heater hose supplied by most auto outlets, the factory one had a bend near the fire wall, looks nice and a bit cleaner ...   12-08-2018 02:18 pm

Wheels > tire jack (6 replies - 5705 views)

https://www.ebay.com/itm/JENSEN-HEALEY-FACTORY-JACK-AND-HANDLE-SPARE-TIRE-CAR-TOOL/201982258164?hash=item2f0714abf4:g:yAQAAOSwWdZZYp5w:rk:59:pf:0&LH_ItemCondition=4 the true color is blue, this one seems to have been painted, also no bracket that holds it, just a strap. Brett ...   12-01-2018 03:04 pm


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