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Body & interior stuff > Glove Box (3 replies - 2626 views)

Thanks. I will give Jim a call in the morning. ...   06-22-2011 01:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Glove Box (3 replies - 2626 views)

One of the last things (maybe) on our 73 Jensen is replacing the missing glove box. When we got the car there was no glove ...   06-22-2011 01:09 am

Suspension > Aftermarket Shock Replacements (28 replies - 21344 views)

It's hard to believe it's been three years since I posted the note about Monroe shocks. I finally pried my wallet open and picked up ...   06-20-2011 12:07 am

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18200 views)

I visited BMC in Smithville the other weekend and took the original steering wheel to see if they had an adaptor kit that fit. After ...   05-24-2010 08:20 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg Rebuild Question (5 replies - 7446 views)

Brett, appreciate the advice and suggestions. The needle may do it but the jet is quite beat up. Given the accuracy they make the needle, I ...   05-04-2010 12:47 am

Carburetors > Stromberg Rebuild Question (5 replies - 7446 views)

Arvin, the idea of making a stop for pressing the jets in was a good suggestion. I had noticed the difference and was wondering how to limit how ...   05-04-2010 12:45 am

Carburetors > no start - getting air, fuel and spark......carbs? (6 replies - 4847 views)

I just replaced it on the front carb as it was leaking. I think you need to remove the bowl and press from the inside ...   04-25-2010 10:03 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg Rebuild Question (5 replies - 7446 views)

A leak on the bottom of one carb prompted me start to rebuild the carbs on my '73. I have the kit and most of it looks fairly ...   04-25-2010 10:00 pm

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18200 views)

Great. I'll check it out today when I'm at the store. ...   10-24-2009 11:30 am

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18200 views)

I've got access to make any items but the challenge is the splined aluminium adapter that you mentioned was from a Chev. Can you provide the ...   10-20-2009 11:48 pm

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18200 views)

Do you have the Grant product number for the adapter you used? I went through their list and there appears to be at least three ...   09-16-2009 09:54 pm

Carburetors > TONS of white smoke (7 replies - 5729 views)

This happened to a Mazda 616 I had back in the 80's and it was a leak from the coolant into the motor. Unbelievable amount ...   02-13-2009 08:30 pm

Engine & Transmission > Draing oil cooler (12 replies - 6605 views)

Thanks. I was considering holding the unit (where the hoses connect at the oil filter) over a bucket and using a small (read that very ...   12-16-2008 09:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > Draing oil cooler (12 replies - 6605 views)

Just wondering if there is a simple way to drain the oil cooler without totally removing it? Haven't worried about it in the past but ...   12-15-2008 11:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Window Wipes...Help! (11 replies - 8248 views)

You need to remove the three bolts that hold the front quarter window in place (2 near the top and 1 at the bottom). It ...   08-04-2008 10:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing belt tension (7 replies - 6954 views)

I just tightened the belt up from about +1/2" of play to 5/16". Seems to be fairly easy. I did do it differently than the ...   07-19-2008 07:19 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing belt tension (7 replies - 6954 views)

Since I don't have the device to measure the belt tension (or know where to get one) I wanted to understand the process. Do you ...   07-05-2008 11:39 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Rebuild (13 replies - 12413 views)

I suspect it's like replacing the clutch cable.  The only solution I came to was to remove the bolts from the housing and pull it ...   05-27-2008 12:06 am

Wheels > Tire Size (25 replies - 32037 views)

Thanks for the update. I'm not sure my rims are standard but they came with the car. I'll try and check the offset etc. Is there ...   05-06-2008 02:05 am

Suspension > Aftermarket Shock Replacements (28 replies - 21344 views)

I had a note from another member that Monroe Sensatrax work - 5752 for the front (tough to install) & 5867 for the rear (easy to ...   05-06-2008 01:45 am

Wheels > Tire Size (25 replies - 32037 views)

Joel, I noticed you put the HTR 200s 205/60R13 on your Jensen. I've been looking at them to replace the current 185s but was worried ...   05-06-2008 01:20 am

Body & interior stuff > Convertible Top Recommendations (18 replies - 14866 views)

Thanks for all the ideas. Ordered the Robbins and will install in the spring. Too cold to do it now. ...   11-09-2007 11:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Convertible Top Recommendations (18 replies - 14866 views)

For interest, I called Caribou Canvas several times over the last two days with no answer. I then checked out their fax number and it is ...   11-06-2007 10:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch Lever Release (16 replies - 9991 views)

Pete, Not yet as I'm putting it away for the winter. I did take it for a spin around the block and encountered a significant clunk ...   11-04-2007 10:33 pm

Body & interior stuff > Sun Visor (5 replies - 4543 views)

Any suggestions for new ones when you don't have the originals? I called Delta but they want the old ones to restock their supply. Thanks. ...   11-04-2007 10:26 pm

Body & interior stuff > Convertible Top Recommendations (18 replies - 14866 views)

I'm looking for a recommendation for a new convertible top. When we bought the car it came with an EZ On replacement that had been ...   11-04-2007 02:26 pm

Carburetors > Fuel Pump Blues (6 replies - 5840 views)

I just put a Facet Posi-Flow 04SV in my Jensen and it seems to work fine. It delivers 1.5-4.0 PSI and is recommended for a ...   10-28-2007 10:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > More Clutch Troubles (6 replies - 4430 views)

Let me know what you find when you drop your transmission. I've had a similar problem with stopping at a light and not being able ...   10-28-2007 03:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch Cable Installation--Help! (3 replies - 4501 views)

I went through the same process for several hours one night to figure out how to replace the clutch cable. The only solution I came ...   10-28-2007 03:02 pm

Ignition > Spark for Number 2 is MIA (9 replies - 6731 views)

Pertronix Support (1-800-827-3758) - Difficult number to find as it is not on their website. ...   10-15-2007 04:49 pm

Ignition > Pertronix Ignitor - Toasty (10 replies - 9494 views)

Pertronix did ship a replacement part. If anyone wants a good deal on an Ignitor, drop me an email. I wasn't thrilled by the melting unit, ...   10-15-2007 04:47 pm

Body & interior stuff > Plastic Door Panel Fasteners (8 replies - 9805 views)

I ordered the clips from Moss Motors as mentioned in the previous post. Unfortunately the ones they are shipping now are very different from the ...   10-15-2007 04:45 pm

Ignition > Pertronix Ignitor - Toasty (10 replies - 9494 views)

Update from today. I talked with Marvin in Pertronix Support (1-800-827-3758) and he indicated the unit should be safe up to 10 minutes. This doesn't ...   09-25-2007 12:08 am

Ignition > Pertronix Ignitor - Toasty (10 replies - 9494 views)

Here's an odd question that I was wondering if anyone has encountered. On the way back from British Car Day, the engine lost power. The ...   09-23-2007 08:57 pm

Carburetors > Uni-Syn Balancer (8 replies - 10404 views)

I found it on their site and it is en route. Thanks for the suggestion. I have it now and finally had a chance to try ...   09-19-2007 01:05 am

Engine & Transmission > Clutch Lever Release (16 replies - 9991 views)

Pete, thanks as that's the picture I've been wondering about. If I recall, the pivot lever that I saw with the mirror in my transmission ...   08-25-2007 09:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch Lever Release (16 replies - 9991 views)

Peter, thanks for the postings. I tend to concur with the view there is something amiss with the pivot point. It just doesn't make any ...   08-25-2007 01:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch Lever Release (16 replies - 9991 views)

Thanks for all the suggestions. I’ve attached a quick picture with some text to indicate lengths. Trust the following will clarify some of my comments: The ...   08-24-2007 09:37 pm

Body & interior stuff > Windshield (3 replies - 3676 views)

The gap on my windshield is approx 1/8" at the outside edge and slightly under 1/2" in the middle. The wiper blade arms are similar to ...   08-15-2007 11:47 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch Lever Release (16 replies - 9991 views)

After a bunch of checking and adjusting here's where I am: The end at the clutch pedal is engaged properly and seated in as far as it will ...   08-12-2007 09:37 pm


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