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Miscellaneous > membership (1 reply - 856 views)

Hey Greg I'm still not getting the newsletter which is not too suprising in that you have not deposited my check #1095 dated Aug 2 2016 ...   09-17-2016 04:22 pm

Projects > 18711 "Miss Jensen" (107 replies - 77803 views)

Joachim   The project looks great!  You mentioned doing a bit of work on the brakes and that reminded me of the time my daughter-in-law came ...   07-23-2016 09:37 pm

Body & interior stuff > door noise (1 reply - 2547 views)

Does anyone have a suggestion for making the doors shut with that satisfying ker-chunk.  I have the windows and the associated hardware removed and I ...   08-26-2009 02:10 am

Ignition > ignition problem (0 replies - 2691 views)

13753 feels so much better now.  It had been ailing for a while with a problem others may have had.  Someone, who shall remain nameless, broke off ...   08-26-2009 01:57 am

Wheels > wheels (4 replies - 6662 views)

In my earlier post I failed to mention that the 60 series tires now on 13753 provide noticeably better steering response even at low inflation ...   03-08-2008 11:55 pm

Wheels > wheels (4 replies - 6662 views)

George   They were neither expensive nor hard to make but then again I have worked in and around machine shops most of my life.   Probably the ...   02-10-2008 07:59 pm

Wheels > wheels (4 replies - 6662 views)

13753 is now wearing a set of Miata wheels and they don't look too bad.  If anyone wants to look I can post a photo ...   02-10-2008 12:02 am

Wheels > Original Wheels (17 replies - 17896 views)

Many blasting shops offer an alternative to sand or glass bead when it comes to removing paint from aluminum.  It is baking soda.  The blaster ...   06-04-2007 10:45 pm

Wheels > Pleasantly Surprised (4 replies - 6775 views)

smc   I do have a center cap which I will sell to you IF you promise not to burn it. How does $5 + ship ...   05-23-2007 01:59 am

Ignition > Starter (10 replies - 12118 views)

Mitch   My JH was acting the same way (firing when the key is released) and the problem was that the ballast resistor was not being ...   05-02-2007 10:48 pm

Ignition > Starting Woes (1 reply - 3108 views)

Some time back I posted a complaint abt 13753 being hard to start.  Once started, it ran great.  Turns out to be a very simple ...   04-29-2007 02:49 am

Body & interior stuff > How do you remove the front and rear fenders? (4 replies - 4250 views)

Dish   Be aware that the seam sealer that Art mentioned is some world class stuff ! I had to make a thin chisel out of ...   02-23-2007 02:11 am

Suspension > Coil-Over Shock/Spring Conversions (22 replies - 18746 views)

Greg   Do you still have the old Koni's around and if so would you sell them?                                        Tom 13753 ...   12-21-2006 11:54 pm

Suspension > Coil-Over Shock/Spring Conversions (22 replies - 18746 views)

Guys   Twice in this thread I have seen mention of Koni Shocks.  The Koni importer says no listing exists for the JH.  What application are ...   12-19-2006 11:24 pm

Ignition > Electronic Distributor Experiences? (23 replies - 22516 views)

Judson:   The reliabilty part I get; no points to burn etc.  It's the starting, economy, power and emissions that have me wondering.  These all seem ...   12-02-2006 11:25 pm

Ignition > Electronic Distributor Experiences? (23 replies - 22516 views)

I've been thinking that I may not know all that I thought I knew about ignitions.  What SPECIFIC benefits do I get from a "high ...   12-01-2006 11:37 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (274 replies - 212618 views)

13753  Good running cond  eng 6631 16971  In process-stripped completely down 16036  Parts car All in central Indiana    Tom Thomson  ...   11-13-2006 11:44 pm

Brakes > sticking front brake (13 replies - 38878 views)

Jim   I am reluctant to disagree with the expert but a defective hose may not be as rare as you think.  I have experienced this twice ...   09-23-2006 10:52 pm

Miscellaneous > newbie here with a couple questions (16 replies - 11482 views)

Bob:   I had trouble with the door fit and it turned out to be that the car was bending.  The jump seat/package shelf at the ...   08-20-2006 01:08 am

Miscellaneous > newbie here with a couple questions (16 replies - 11482 views)

Bob:   What a great looking car.  13753 looks just like yours except for the rollbar and the hood fit.  How did you get that hood ...   08-18-2006 08:19 pm

Brakes > sticking front brake (13 replies - 38878 views)

Tom   I believe that Mark has the answer on your brake problem.  After my daughter-in- law came back trailing smoke from the rear brakes, I ...   08-11-2006 02:38 am

Body & interior stuff > Floor Pans (3 replies - 6006 views)

TX   I could not find a good spot on the floor of 16971 to check but the driveshaft tunnel mikes .048 or 18 ga.  I ...   12-24-2005 05:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > Need Some Parts - Sources? (9 replies - 7562 views)

Ron  13753 had a steering shaft U-joint which was in bad shape but I took it apart and pressed in new bronze bushings which I got ...   11-28-2005 01:43 am

Suspension > Lower ball joint removal (9 replies - 13526 views)

George   We all have heard about joints that require no lubrication. Yeah right!  But not to worry cause you can get a hypodermic needle that ...   11-10-2005 10:46 pm

Engine & Transmission > starting (5 replies - 5590 views)

13753 starts quickly if it was driven yesterday but if I let it sit for a few days it is an absolute bear.  Choke (enrichment) ...   09-22-2005 01:01 am

Wheels > Wheels (57 replies - 59472 views)

Actually Sport, if you will take a look at axel (axle) and hub flanges you will discover that there are no thinck (thick) spots at ...   08-30-2005 08:44 pm

Wheels > Wheels (57 replies - 59472 views)

I am seeing lots of messages about adapters and spacers.  It would require some amount of teardown but why not drill new stud holes on ...   08-23-2005 02:25 am

Wheels > Wheels (57 replies - 59472 views)

Me too - #13753          Tom          tthomson@tls.net ...   08-07-2005 02:31 am

Brakes > Rear Brake Adjustment (8 replies - 11041 views)

A while back, just as my old computer was was in it's death throes, someone sent a message abt the availabilty of old style ( ...   06-23-2005 01:54 am

Miscellaneous > JH Heater - Possible alternate source for some parts (3 replies - 5720 views)

I have an extra heater which could be had for a pittance.  However, since working under the dash is equivalent to getting a root canal, ...   04-21-2005 02:14 am

Wheels > JH Lug Nuts (8 replies - 11364 views)

Mark:  I have a pretty grundy set of lug nuts which are yours for shipping cost if you want them.                               Tom - 13753   ...   04-16-2005 02:45 am

Miscellaneous > Dead VINs - 18612 and 18636 (4 replies - 5241 views)

Ron   I too, have a spare engine which is just taking up floor space.  Drop a line if you have any interest.               Tom - 13753 ...   04-16-2005 02:41 am

Ignition > Pertronix (2 replies - 5440 views)

John:   I found lots of neat stuff on the  (very well done) web page, but nothing on the Pertronix????  By the way, yours is the ...   04-05-2005 03:00 am


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