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Brakes > Firenza / Ford Brake Upgrade (4 replies - 7279 views)

And the view from the front, any picks what Ford Disc and Caliper it is? ...   03-19-2009 10:14 am

Brakes > Firenza / Ford Brake Upgrade (4 replies - 7279 views)

A nice little improvent that should be able to be used on the JH also as the Firenza front suspension looks the same from the ...   03-19-2009 10:00 am

Wheels > New wheels (13 replies - 12413 views)

And with good wheels you need good brakes, look at the hub it looks like it puts the wheel further out, the castor adjustment is ...   03-19-2009 09:36 am

Wheels > New wheels (13 replies - 12413 views)

Was browsing the site below and saw these wheels, look good but maybe not for the JH. They are 4 inch PCD   http://droopsnootgroup.yuku.com/topic/1320/t/My-Old-Nail-Project.html ...   03-19-2009 09:32 am

Engine & Transmission > Installing Automatic in JH (7 replies - 5294 views)

The Viva magnum shared the same front cross member, steering rack, shocks, 10 inch brakes, anti- roll  bar etc,  hence the reason I purchased a ...   09-04-2007 10:08 am

Engine & Transmission > Installing Automatic in JH (7 replies - 5294 views)

Vauxhall produced a  Viva Magnum which had a slant 4 cylinder 1800 cc engine that was mated up to a Borg Warner TH180 3 speed ...   09-03-2007 10:25 am

Wheels > JH Wheel upgrade (15 replies - 20659 views)

I have watched this debate on available wheels also. There seems two ways to go to me. 1) Have the front and rear hubs drilled at ...   06-30-2007 09:35 pm

Suspension > Rear Ends (20 replies - 15818 views)

To confirm the differential ratio, lock one side of the diff so does not turn, turn the diff input (DI) a certain number of time ...   05-29-2007 10:30 am

Suspension > Rear Ends (20 replies - 15818 views)

My aim was to get a slightly higher ratio in 4th gear, at 100 kmph my car pulls about 3400 rpm. This is  bit buzzy ...   05-07-2007 10:27 am

Suspension > Rear Ends (20 replies - 15818 views)

I purchased a LJ Torana Diff to see if it would fit into the JH, because the Torana was derived from the HB Viva the ...   05-05-2007 09:41 am

Carburetors > Won't start (8 replies - 7397 views)

If the pumps is not "ticking" ie that maddening tick, tick, tick, tick, it may be that the voltage is not reaching the pump. Check ...   03-23-2007 10:00 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil filler cap (4 replies - 4427 views)

Oil filler at rear on 907 engine fitted into an Elite, Lotus would not get their cam covers the wrong way round would they? ...   03-07-2007 08:21 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil filler cap (4 replies - 4427 views)

I put the oil filler at the back working on the theory if any oil is spilt or sprays out while checking for oil in ...   02-27-2007 07:12 am

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 14046 views)

Front suspension had been apart on my car to fit new nolathane bushes and replacement rubbers on the the rods that push the bottom arms ...   02-23-2007 05:07 am

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 14046 views)

Another photo to go with the above post. You have to imagine the rim is on the car, and the channel steel is under the ...   01-28-2007 03:12 am

Wheels > Lug Nut Torque (13 replies - 14046 views)

I have had my wheels on and off a number of times today while doing a wheel alignment check and a wheel base length check. ...   01-28-2007 03:09 am

Brakes > Front Disc Specs (7 replies - 10697 views)

Norm, It would seem you are holding out on the JH club as you have found another love, and its an ELF, at least she is ...   10-14-2006 06:43 am

Body & interior stuff > Jammed boot lock (9 replies - 7701 views)

A electric release would be an elegant solution but the solenoid that does the 'clunk' would need to fit inside the boot lid to trip ...   10-08-2006 08:10 am

Brakes > Front Disc Specs (7 replies - 10697 views)

The EBC catalouge is interesting to see what comes close to the standard JH disc. Do EBC have new discs off the shelf for JH? ...   10-02-2006 08:50 am

Engine & Transmission > getrag gearbox (2 replies - 4233 views)

From a quick search on Google it would seem that the Mantra 1.8 dates from the early 80's. As the JH and GT were manufactured ...   09-29-2006 08:58 pm

Body & interior stuff > Jammed boot lock (9 replies - 7701 views)

You may be able to trip the mechanism through one ( or both ) of the number plate lights, have you ever seen the mechanism, ...   09-21-2006 08:51 am

Body & interior stuff > Jammed boot lock (9 replies - 7701 views)

What part of the lock is not working? Is the key going in and turning as per normal, if yes that means the little lever ...   09-21-2006 07:28 am

Engine & Transmission > Need SF Bay Area Transmission Repair (1 reply - 2880 views)

I see you have the 5 speed Getrag box so the following does not apply but seeing I already typed it all in, I will ...   08-05-2006 04:37 am

Body & interior stuff > Body & interior stuff (6 replies - 6579 views)

Looks like your getting plenty of views but no replies, so here is my penny's worth. I did manage to get the frame with glass ...   07-14-2006 07:01 am

Body & interior stuff > Plastic Door Panel Fasteners (8 replies - 9816 views)

Seeing the picture of your door trims brings back memories of my own. The brads are available in packets from the car places, Repco or ...   12-21-2005 11:16 pm

Body & interior stuff > Radio block off plate (3 replies - 4447 views)

I looked for a simple blanking plate to cover over where the radio was to go. In the end I did put in a radio ...   12-17-2005 03:52 am

Suspension > Front suspension history (0 replies - 3470 views)

I find it interesting where Jensen got all the parts from to build the Jensen Healey. Downunder in New Zealand and Australia, General Motors started ...   11-26-2005 07:53 pm

Carburetors > Carburetors (10 replies - 10810 views)

I am not using synthetic oil at all, I use Castrol GTX a 20 - 50 W oil on the engine. I have just recently ...   10-28-2005 07:32 pm

Carburetors > Carburetors (10 replies - 10810 views)

I am getting quite a bit of sump oil coming up from the crankcase breather tube. The engine has had new rings fitted and the ...   10-28-2005 07:51 am

Engine & Transmission > Overdrive in a 4 speed? (8 replies - 10673 views)

Lawrence, if you have got an overdrive gearbox this is a good thing rather than a bad. If the drive shaft fits ok and connects ...   10-14-2005 07:23 am

Engine & Transmission > Overdrive in a 4 speed? (8 replies - 10673 views)

The overdrive gearbox is easy to spot as it fits to the back of the standard gearbox and is large. The " solenoid " you ...   10-13-2005 11:18 pm

Miscellaneous > Hole in Delta header? (6 replies - 6584 views)

Depending on how clean the exhaust system is you can spray with silver paint, leaks soon show up as sooty marks as the exhaust gas ...   09-18-2005 06:51 am

Engine & Transmission > Oil Sump fill levels (2 replies - 4080 views)

Mark,   The baffle that is in the sump is this standard? My car has a similar looking baffle but it looked so crude I thought it was ...   09-15-2005 01:41 am

Engine & Transmission > Gearbox Ratio's (6 replies - 8129 views)

Thanks for your offer. The cost of machining the shaft down is going to be about $30, which gets the problem sorted out again. We ...   08-30-2005 08:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Gearbox Ratio's (6 replies - 8129 views)

Differences between H120 and Hunter gearbox continued. The input shaft housing on the Jensen has the shaft that the clutch release bearing slides on, the Hunter ...   08-30-2005 02:31 am

Wheels > Wheels (57 replies - 59106 views)

While I strip back and polish the original wheels for my Jensen, I have the car on a set of old fashion steel wheels with ...   08-30-2005 02:23 am

Engine & Transmission > Gearbox Ratio's (6 replies - 8129 views)

Thanks for the feedback about ratios in the gearbox. What has happened is the PO rebuilt the box but did not leave suffcient clearance for the ...   08-27-2005 02:03 am

Engine & Transmission > Gearbox Ratio's (6 replies - 8129 views)

I have been told that the Hillman Hunter gearox is the same casing and internal workings as the the Rapier H120 gearbox. From the outside of ...   08-26-2005 08:00 am

Electrical & Instruments > I noticed something peculiar... (1 reply - 3630 views)

The Viva had the park lights down next to the indicator mounted in the same housing. The cast aluminium housing and lens are the same ...   08-19-2005 02:08 am

Suspension > Which Vauxhall Viva? (1 reply - 5525 views)

The Vauxhall Viva model that had the same cross member,brakes,steering rack, steering column and diferential as the Jensen Healey was sold as the 1800 cc ...   06-02-2005 09:42 am


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