Home 
Home Search search Menu menu Not logged in - Login | Register
> Ron Earp

Profile Topics Posts
Posts by Ron Earp
339 postsShowing posts 1-40 of 339

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Tub Available to Home... (7 replies - 7889 views)

Hi Mike, The tub is yours, Judson said his hands are full!! I'll give you a call. Ron ...   08-20-2008 12:43 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Tub Available to Home... (7 replies - 7889 views)

I'm strippping my Jensen Healey down this week and removing pretty much everything I can re-cycle into another project car.  I'm also removing the engine, ...   08-19-2008 11:24 am

Engine & Transmission > Missing JH Shifter - I have someone's shifter..... (0 replies - 1944 views)

Earlier this year or late last year someone bought a 5 speed transmission from me. I didn't send the shifter with the transmission because I ...   06-11-2008 07:58 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Car Update Feb 2007 (33 replies - 21757 views)

Ron Earp wrote: At any rate, I've decided that I need to be practical and objective about my racing goals and efforts. To that end, I'll ...   06-01-2008 12:09 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Car Update Feb 2007 (33 replies - 21757 views)

Sorry, not much of a rally guy but I know that is lots of fun. But I do like that road race wheel to wheel ...   05-28-2008 03:52 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Car Update Feb 2007 (33 replies - 21757 views)

I think the JH could probably compete in IT, but it'd need to be moved into ITA. In ITA the cars have less power and ...   05-28-2008 11:42 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Car Update Feb 2007 (33 replies - 21757 views)

It has been quite a while since I've posted here about the Jensen Healey race car. Since the last outing in the car she has ...   05-28-2008 12:34 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine Supports (4 replies - 3313 views)

I think that you will find that your driveshaft, diff, and transmission won't form a perfectly straight line. I know mine did not. Now, I've ...   07-28-2007 08:02 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Supports (4 replies - 3313 views)

I'd get some cinch straps, the type you use to tie a car down, and tie it down fore and aft. This way it could ...   07-25-2007 06:59 pm

Miscellaneous > Mark Rosenbaum (19 replies - 10638 views)

I am truly sorry to hear that. His posts and explinations as already noted were extremely helpful. My condoleneces to all. Ron ...   07-24-2007 05:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 Speed Transmission Conversion (7 replies - 4918 views)

Hi Lash, Thanks for the kudos, now if I can get energized to repair it.  The pictures that have the original mount are probably old pictures ...   07-22-2007 11:41 am

Engine & Transmission > 5 Speed Transmission Conversion (7 replies - 4918 views)

GM mount bolted right up to the other half of the five speed mount, it is super strong, and it is very cheap and available ...   07-18-2007 12:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > 5 Speed Transmission Conversion (7 replies - 4918 views)

Yep, discovered same thing. Bolted a GM transmission mount in place and bolted the five speed to that. I'll dig some pictures out tomorrow if ...   07-18-2007 02:10 am

Engine & Transmission > Seating the CAM Covers (6 replies - 4362 views)

Use lots of gasket sealer. Torque the bolts as much as it takes. No matter what, you'll still have leaks. I resovled to fix it on ...   07-15-2007 10:20 pm

Ignition > Pertronix & MSD Timing Question (17 replies - 13156 views)

Dang, that is a good deal. If I ever get back to racing the JH I'll get one of those as a spare. Judson, I ...   07-09-2007 08:05 pm

Ignition > Pertronix & MSD Timing Question (17 replies - 13156 views)

There is an entire dizzy made by Pertronix for the JH? Sounds expensive! I knew about the points replacement and everyone runs those, but I ...   07-09-2007 07:03 pm

Ignition > Pertronix & MSD Timing Question (17 replies - 13156 views)

Get Jeff to rebuild it for you, he can do it and does a good job, fast and cheap. His email is: jschlemmer1@mn.rr.com Jeff Schlemmer, in MN. Roughly ...   07-08-2007 10:55 pm

Ignition > Pertronix & MSD Timing Question (17 replies - 13156 views)

Judson Manning wrote: John, I don't think your specific new problem is in the carbs.  When I rebuilt Ron Earp's engine last year we found a similar ...   07-08-2007 07:54 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Alternators (28 replies - 26306 views)

!0si case is similar, easy fit. Put one on my Z in place of the Z alternator which is not so easy to get at ...   07-08-2007 03:24 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Alternators (28 replies - 26306 views)

I'd bet it is a GM 10si one wire style.  I use the GM 10si one wire type on all the race cars we do. ...   07-08-2007 12:36 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve Springs (10 replies - 5996 views)

Jim, As I recall the ones I got from Dave were taller than normal, by about 0.10", and resulted in bind, or too close to it, ...   07-07-2007 07:43 pm

Engine & Transmission > Valve Springs (10 replies - 5996 views)

Jim, how is the height on the springs? I got a set from Dave Bean as well and there was no way to get them ...   07-07-2007 01:17 am

Wheels > JH Wheel upgrade (15 replies - 20605 views)

Clif, I have a set of Panasports on the Jensen. If you use some Toyo Proxie RA1s (non shaved, we shave them for racing) they will ...   07-01-2007 11:10 am

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25053 views)

Mark Rosenbaum wrote: The JH has no native means to alter the balance between the front and rear brakes.  The easiest way to change the balance ...   06-21-2007 04:37 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25053 views)

Sorry I couldn't be of more help with the part numbers. I just ordered TR7 replacements and used them, but I can understand your reluctance ...   06-19-2007 01:32 am

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25053 views)

Art DeKneef wrote: The only way to be sure is for those who have changed calipers to supply part numbers or to take your Healey ...   06-11-2007 08:18 pm

Engine & Transmission > FUEL PUMP (20 replies - 15613 views)

I had mine mounted near the diff, up high and where I thought was out of the way. But when the driveshaft/transmission/diff exploded it destroyed ...   05-28-2007 12:30 am

Engine & Transmission > Skimming the head (5 replies - 4442 views)

Mine has been skimmed on at least three different occasions that I know of. Who knows what happened before then. I'd say it has had ...   05-21-2007 02:14 pm

Engine & Transmission > Accusump (10 replies - 5856 views)

I've only ever used the 3qt version, and this is on four of our race cars I've built or helped build. That said, one of ...   05-19-2007 06:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Accusump (10 replies - 5856 views)

Yep, it will work well. I have one on my car and it doesn't get any pressure drop on the few times we had it ...   05-17-2007 06:02 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25053 views)

I got some Hawk Blues for the race car, and some Carbotechs, but don't use those.  Too little bite until they are hot and they ...   05-16-2007 03:36 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25053 views)

Jeremy, I've used www.carparts.com before. They have reman calipers for $75, everything included, just bolt it on. They work well, will hold up to racing duty ...   05-14-2007 11:44 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 25053 views)

Nice alternative is to use TR7 calipers. They bolt right on, and can be bought completely new for like $70 each. You will have a ...   05-12-2007 01:33 am

Engine & Transmission > New/replacement engine suggestions (12 replies - 7081 views)

Pat, sounds like you have a iron block iron headed 327. If he goes ally head/block the weight difference is only about 50-85 lbs depending ...   05-07-2007 12:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > New/replacement engine suggestions (12 replies - 7081 views)

I'd second the use of Judson in a minute, good work, did my race motors. However, an engine swap would be a lot of fun in ...   05-06-2007 07:41 pm

Suspension > Rear Ends (20 replies - 15774 views)

Tony, What was your goal? The four speed has a numerically higher rear end when compared to the five speed rear end. Ron ...   05-06-2007 11:47 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Car Update Feb 2007 (33 replies - 21757 views)

That Targa Newfoundland race is awesome. One of the fellows on my Gt40 forum drives in it and made a post about it, see if ...   05-05-2007 01:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Where did the Prod Racer go? (8 replies - 5234 views)

Hi Greg,   I thought he was asking for stuff, not selling, but no matter - point taken.   I would suggest of having ...   05-04-2007 07:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Race Car Update Feb 2007 (33 replies - 21757 views)

It is odd. Improved Touring will not allow loops, that much is clear. But I will use one in the future no matter what. Someone would ...   05-04-2007 02:42 am

Suspension > Steering Rack Lubrication (17 replies - 24113 views)

Thanks guys, that clears up a mystery for me. I tried to fill mine on the top plate but that didn't work worth a damn. ...   05-04-2007 12:34 am


 Current time is 09:28 pm
   1  2  3  4  5  6  ...  Next Page Last Page


UltraBB 1.172 Copyright © 2007-2011 Data 1 Systems