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Body & interior stuff > Snap Down that Soft Top Cover (1 reply - 1414 views)

Thought I'd share how I never have a soft top cover ever flip up on the freeway again because those old velcro straps that give ...   09-02-2015 11:59 pm

Body & interior stuff > Installing Exterior Weather Strip (8 replies - 6670 views)

Here are some measurements I found while trying to replace the weather stripe clips. Door Metal  .095   Original Clip  .130 Weatherstrip .070  Delta Clip .097 Total Width .165 As you can tell ...   11-10-2013 02:53 pm

Miscellaneous > Kjell Qvale passes at 94 (3 replies - 2658 views)

In case you've missed the news Kjell Qvale "Mr. Q" has passed away. Here's an article I found in Race Magazine. http://www.racer.com/kjell-qvale-passes-at-94/article/319445/ Dan Collier 1974 MKII JH ...   11-05-2013 02:02 pm

Body & interior stuff > Mystery questions: Center console, steering wheel badge (4 replies - 3668 views)

I have the early 1974 MkII with the rubber emblem. I think the 1974½ and up had the metal insert. ...   08-22-2011 08:24 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel Tank and Sender (6 replies - 7925 views)

I have Jorge's tank also that I changed out a few years ago. Although I can't find a leak. I always have the smell of ...   08-03-2011 05:07 am

Carburetors > Dellorto Choke Question (5 replies - 4130 views)

I never have to use the choke. I agree you have to pump it first and she seems to fire up everytime. ...   08-03-2011 04:56 am

Engine & Transmission > misfire under load at 4600 rpm or so (5 replies - 3674 views)

Check the ground wire inside the distributor. I once had a problem of intermittent running. Plagued for months. I replaced the points and condensers a ...   02-01-2011 12:16 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen-Healey featured on Top Gear (0 replies - 1878 views)

The show host Richard Hammobd and pals purchase a Lotus Elan, 1974 Jeansen-Healey and TVR S2. They investigate the decline of the British sports car industry. ...   01-19-2011 05:59 am

Miscellaneous > Supra transmission (1 reply - 2931 views)

Lots of information right here in the gallery. http://jhppg.com/gallery/Gearbox-Conversion-from-Lotus-Excel-Toyota-Supra-5sp ...   02-24-2009 03:01 am

Suspension > Front and Rear Suspension Rebuild (28 replies - 22897 views)

Could you send a bunch of pictures to me. I'll post them in the repair area of the www.jhppg.com website. Thanks dkcollier@jhppg.com  ...   05-10-2008 05:13 pm

Miscellaneous > ebay race car? (2 replies - 3856 views)

Doesn't Est. 180 horsepower at the tire seem a bit low for a JH with a super charger? http://www.jhppg.com/images/14381.jpg Dan Collier JH74 14381 2.2L Jensen-Healey Preservation Photo Gallery ...   07-14-2006 02:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Metal Trim (4 replies - 4574 views)

It's been more than twenty years since I painted my car but, my horrible memory tells me there's  small plate with studs held on by nuts. I ...   03-22-2006 04:17 pm

Miscellaneous > JH Photo Gallery (5 replies - 5433 views)

I want to thank everyone who has uploaded photos to the gallery. I wouldn't have been able to create a great website without everyone's participation. ...   03-16-2006 09:11 pm

Suspension > Steering column bushing at firewall (5 replies - 7161 views)

I just happen to be working on the same project. I had a small strip of leather inside the column acting as a bushing. I ...   01-13-2006 04:29 am

Carburetors > New Aluminum Tanks - Anyone Interested? (103 replies - 50664 views)

I received my tank on Friday in a wood box. Here's some pictures from the gallery. http://jhppg.com/albums/album102/IMG_1361.thumb.jpg http://jhppg.com/albums/album102/IMG_1345.thumb.jpg http://jhppg.com/albums/album102/IMG_1339.thumb.jpg Dan Collier JH74 14381 2.2L Jensen-Healey Preservation Photo Gallery ...   10-17-2005 06:52 pm

Miscellaneous > "Why did you buy a JH... When you could have bought a New sports Car?" (20 replies - 16847 views)

It was the summer of 1979 when I was looking for a convertible sports car that wasn't a TR6, MG, Fiat, Spitfire, 914 or Bugeye. And ...   10-12-2005 12:41 am

Electrical & Instruments > Side Marker Lights (7 replies - 8324 views)

Larry, I've got a complete LH and RR Marker Light Assy. from a 74 I could let go for $15 plus S&H. I'll send you photos ...   10-08-2005 12:19 am

Carburetors > New Aluminum Tanks - Anyone Interested? (103 replies - 50664 views)

I placed my order directly with Jorge today. I'm the second order he has received so far. http://www.jhppg.com/images/14381.jpg Dan Collier JH74 14381 2.2L Jensen-Healey Preservation Photo Gallery ...   09-15-2005 09:45 pm

Carburetors > New Aluminum Tanks - Anyone Interested? (103 replies - 50664 views)

Well, seven has always been my lucky number. Count me in gents. http://www.jhppg.com/images/14381.jpg Dan Collier JH74 14381 2.2L Jensen-Healey Preservation Photo Gallery ...   09-09-2005 06:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Mirror Relocation (3 replies - 5600 views)

What replacement side mirrors are most JH owners using these days?  I'm going through a second set of Vitaloni Baby Tornado mirrors.  After opening and closing ...   08-26-2005 05:03 am

Body & interior stuff > FRONT BUMPER REPAIR (3 replies - 4767 views)

GTA Auto Metal Works (714) 953-3020 2312 W 2nd St Santa Ana, CA 92703 Gary is the owner. Best time to catch him 6~3 PM during the week. Leave a ...   08-11-2005 08:01 pm

Body & interior stuff > FRONT BUMPER REPAIR (3 replies - 4767 views)

I recently sent my front bumper out to a local body shop in California. My bumper was backed into which cause a large drip in the ...   08-11-2005 04:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > Toyota Supra 5sp conversion (9 replies - 10404 views)

The Toyota 5 Speed project is coming along really well. I was able to put the shifter lever in a vise and bend the lower portion of ...   08-09-2005 05:59 am

Brakes > Brake drum removal (7 replies - 14510 views)

On the Lockheed brake system, I believe you can take a large flat screwdriver and release the internal adjuster. Look at PN 94250 "Lever-upper-shoe" in ...   08-05-2005 03:46 am

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 13419 views)

Couldn't help it. Had to post this. http://jhppg.com/images/engine_running.gif Dan Collier JH74 14381 2.2L Jensen-Healey Preservation Photo Gallery   ...   08-02-2005 11:42 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Tachometer needle pins when starting (6 replies - 7482 views)

Has anyone installed the MSD Tach Adapter PN8920? If I pull one of the white wires from the back of the tach, the engine shuts ...   08-02-2005 04:58 pm

Engine & Transmission > Toyota Supra 5sp conversion (9 replies - 10404 views)

After adjusting the timing by loosening the timing belt and moving the distributor by three notches, I took the Jensen out for a few spins. ...   08-01-2005 07:12 pm

Carburetors > New Aluminum Tanks - Anyone Interested? (103 replies - 50664 views)

http://store1.yimg.com/I/whitespitstop_1856_113356511 RCI has a complete line of strong, lightweight aluminum fuel cells ranging in size from 1 to 20 gallons. Each fuel cell features fully welded, ...   07-29-2005 03:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > Toyota Supra 5sp conversion (9 replies - 10404 views)

As you can see in this picture Cross Member I had to mount the crossmember in a new location. Note in the picture the Toyota ...   07-28-2005 04:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > engine sputters (6 replies - 5865 views)

I once tracked the problem to the ground wire inside the distributor. The braided cloth sleeve can hide a broken wire. The engine would could idle normal and ...   07-27-2005 11:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > Toyota Supra 5sp conversion (9 replies - 10404 views)

At the same time I did the Pertronix/MSD conversion. The transmission shifting is smooth and quiet. No second gear pop outs! But right now my timing ...   07-27-2005 09:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > Toyota Supra 5sp conversion (9 replies - 10404 views)

We'll I'm up and running with the new Toyota 5 Speed Transmission. I have many pictures posted in the JHPPG Photo Galley. Toyota Conversion Here's ...   07-27-2005 07:21 pm

Wheels > JH Wheel upgrade (15 replies - 20751 views)

Here's a wheel I've never seen on a JH before. I can't make out the brand of wheel. Wheel pictured in JHPPG gallery. http://www.jhppg.com/images/14381.jpg Dan Collier JH74 14381 ...   04-26-2005 09:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > "The Shark" new 907 2.2L engine (12 replies - 13573 views)

Take a look at all the pictures if Eric's 2.2L engine at http://jhppg.com/ That's a hot looking motor!! Dan Collier 74JH 14381 2.2L Jensen-Healey Preservation Photo Gallery ...   04-20-2005 07:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Damper (3 replies - 5351 views)

You can get a replacement kit from Pete's Kits in New Jersey, USA. He runs an ad in the monthly club magazine and he posted website on ...   04-14-2005 03:20 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Damper (3 replies - 5351 views)

I was installing one of Pete's Damper Kits to my MkII this weekend only to be surprised to find a crack in my firewall. I ...   04-14-2005 05:55 am


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