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Cooling > Cooling - AirDam (8 replies - 502 views)

Man, that looks great. I did something similar. It not only helped cooling but my front end felt more stable at high (freeway) speeds. Do ...   07-31-2017 04:24 am

Electrical & Instruments > Related or coincidence? (7 replies - 369 views)

When I posted above that both gauges and fuel pump go thru the middle fuse I was using former member John Kimbrough's wiring diagrams. The ...   07-17-2017 04:32 am

Electrical & Instruments > Related or coincidence? (7 replies - 369 views)

Both the fuel pump and the gauges are on circuits that go thru the middle fuse. You may try cleaning those electrical connections. If you ...   07-17-2017 01:32 am

Suspension > Installing front sway bar (33 replies - 20193 views)

Frank, I had the same problem years ago. The very experience JH mechanic who swapped arms said it was common, the factory installed the arms ...   06-26-2017 07:26 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > 502 bad gateway (3 replies - 922 views)

To be honest, I am not really sure what resetting cookie means or how else it would be done. Can anyone explain and possibly give ...   03-31-2017 07:15 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > 502 bad gateway (3 replies - 922 views)

Actually, Greg made it even easier. All you have to do is go to to the login page: http://www.jensenhealey.com/forums/login.php and click the "Reset the cookie used by ...   03-28-2017 05:00 am

Brakes > Brakes (6 replies - 764 views)

One thing I was told by an experience mechanic, do one at a time, that way you can use the still together brake as a ...   03-09-2017 06:44 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler delete (10 replies - 1657 views)

Gordon, since you have installed an aftermarket oil cooler, I would think that you have done more research than most on oil temperature and oil ...   01-03-2017 01:39 am

Engine & Transmission > oil cooler delete (10 replies - 1657 views)

IMO, the JH cooling as originally designed-two row radiator, no fan shroud-was totally inadequate for stop and go city driving in 100 degree F heat ...   01-02-2017 06:48 am

Electrical & Instruments > 3 Fuse Third fuse (12 replies - 1802 views)

From John Kimbrough's work on the JH electrical system, it sounds like your top fuse is not working. As answerman said, Replace it with a ...   11-16-2016 05:45 am

Electrical & Instruments > 3 Fuse Third fuse (12 replies - 1802 views)

sxjw: "Told new blade fuse box would cost >$3000 mostly in labor. Is that about right?" That sounds insanely high, possibly a rip off. How much ...   11-15-2016 04:31 am

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 33115 views)

I was wrong with the idea that the white marks would be used to with a timing light to confirm ignition/cam timing. I am sorry ...   10-11-2016 09:27 am

Engine & Transmission > cams, valve timing and ignition timing (106 replies - 33115 views)

qwerty: "I'm sure he knew that the 110/110 timing was correct for the engine without emissions and is why the white marks have piqued my ...   10-11-2016 12:21 am

Projects > Project 16984. (27 replies - 3511 views)

Man, I got to say this even though it doesn't feel good to do so. That may be too much rust and age damage, plus ...   10-07-2016 07:11 am

Body & interior stuff > Dyna Mat (8 replies - 2004 views)

My take on this subject: The original Dynamat is designed to prevent the cars sheet metal from vibrating which is caused by excessive bass. It ...   07-25-2016 01:54 am

Fuel Stuff > Carbs or Fuel Pump Issues - 2.2L Stroker (20 replies - 4511 views)

I had a fuel filter near the gas tank that was clogged. Car would start and run ok for a while, then would miss and ...   05-24-2016 02:39 am

Engine & Transmission > Leaking cam seal (15 replies - 2827 views)

There was a special tool designed for the cam seal install. I was told that it was very important to apply even pressure to the ...   05-15-2016 05:48 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > any info. on 11001 from MD? 1973 (4 replies - 1279 views)

Thank you Nigel. From Richard Calver's article you linked to: "In general, the Mk.1s can be distinguished from the Mk.2s by their more spartan interiors, ...   04-24-2016 02:55 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > any info. on 11001 from MD? 1973 (4 replies - 1279 views)

Does that vin indicate that is the first production JH? ...   04-23-2016 08:05 am

Projects > JH 17967 (31 replies - 7019 views)

Wow, very good and skillful work. Congratulations. ...   01-20-2016 06:14 am

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 10928 views)

The mats are heavy. If you went with truck bed liner paint I don't think you would have to remove it later, JH floors are ...   11-09-2015 06:44 am

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 10928 views)

I don't know the rules, but those large, molded, rubber front floor mats are heavy. Replacing those with some carpet mats purchased at an auto ...   11-09-2015 12:41 am

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 10928 views)

Steve, thanks for the reply. You obviously have a lot of experience building race cars and I none. I was just sharing thoughts that came ...   11-08-2015 03:38 am

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 10928 views)

Can you remove the convertible top and the frame? The frame is steel and very heavy. I think the gas tank needs to be addressed. ...   11-07-2015 06:32 am

Projects > 19064 - autocross project car for SCCA's FSP class (42 replies - 10928 views)

Duplicate post. ...   11-07-2015 06:29 am

Ignition > Misfire (5 replies - 2015 views)

Plug wire shorting out when plug installed in cylinder. ...   11-02-2015 04:19 am

Projects > Is this valued properly ? (9 replies - 2894 views)

I agree with Arvin. One of the mistakes I made was buying used, take off parts that I didn't really need. Now I have half ...   10-11-2015 03:38 am

Engine & Transmission > Sprocket timing (14 replies - 4488 views)

When one changes the timing belt the distributor timing gear can freely rotate and cause large changes in the spark timing. IMO, moving the spark ...   08-04-2015 08:33 am

Carburetors > Balancing carbs (5 replies - 3161 views)

Hi again. Go too Delta Motorsports catalog page for carbs: http://www.deltamotorsports.com/products/pg4a-stromberg-carb.html You need the two tools and manual (which they may not have because it is out ...   07-24-2015 02:23 am

Ignition > Static timing (8 replies - 3753 views)

This, if the link works, may help. Also, the JH factory workshop manual, as terribly written as it is, is still a necessity for every ...   07-18-2015 11:15 pm

Ignition > Static timing (8 replies - 3753 views)

I remember going thru something similar years ago. At the regular setting (8*BTDC?, don't have my manual handy) the idle was a bit lumpy with ...   07-17-2015 07:12 am

Carburetors > DHLA 45s possibly boiling? (21 replies - 8824 views)

I had something similar years ago. IIRC, my fuel filters were clogged. Enough fuel would seep thru the fuel filters when the car was sitting ...   06-14-2015 05:05 am

Projects > 16173 will be entering project status... (135 replies - 74892 views)

Hi. Good outline of changing timing belt. One thing I was told to do that I would like to add. Before starting engine, turn the ...   05-05-2015 07:33 am

Wheels > Motor oil viscosoity (12 replies - 6026 views)

I found that having the fan shroud and a front air dam that directs air up to the radiator helps with engine cooling. At 60mph ...   03-28-2015 03:14 am

Engine & Transmission > Strange Noise (33 replies - 12942 views)

I just listened once, just sounded like a exhaust system/muffler resonance during deceleration. Actually, the engine sounded good to me. ...   12-12-2014 09:46 pm

Miscellaneous > New Race Car (2 replies - 2811 views)

Great design and execution. ...   06-26-2012 05:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > cam seal leak (3 replies - 2474 views)

The car was new to me so I had a mechanic who owned a JH do the job. He just used a J hook or ...   06-13-2012 06:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > cam seal leak (3 replies - 2474 views)

Can be replaced with cam in place. Timing pulley must be removed, the round seal slipped over camshaft from front and gently tapped into place. ...   06-13-2012 06:39 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam pulley timing marks (18 replies - 14114 views)

I notice that one of the cam pulleys has the Lotus name showing, the other does not. IIRC, both pulleys should be the same. If ...   02-24-2012 11:14 pm

Miscellaneous > New member from Ontario (31 replies - 12901 views)

I think the parts catalogue would be the best to see how everything fits together.  It has exploded views of every section of the car. ...   12-02-2011 06:04 am


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