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Body & interior stuff > Windshield Top Trim (14 replies - 21017 views)

Colin, where did you get the visors? Sharp Car! ...   06-09-2006 05:52 pm

Engine & Transmission > cam cover gaskets (4 replies - 9980 views)

Man do I relate you your story. Mine is doing the exact same thing. Lets loose a drop of oil onto the steering knuckle and ...   06-08-2006 03:07 am

Miscellaneous > New top (6 replies - 9624 views)

Kurt, I bought one from Delta for avout $15.00 but think a guy could find one locally just as easily. My old one came off ...   06-07-2006 07:42 pm

Miscellaneous > New top (6 replies - 9624 views)

IIRC the top arrived in the time frame specified. No instructions or snaps for do it yourselfers, but there is an article on the JHPS ...   06-07-2006 01:22 pm

Miscellaneous > New top (6 replies - 9624 views)

JC, I bought a Stayfast top from AA Best Co and just had it installed locally. Good quality and price was ok. Don't buy thier ...   06-06-2006 06:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > fan pulley (7 replies - 10633 views)

Don, I used to call on the old LTV power plant. I do work with MP&L Boswell and hope to do work with both Tac ...   05-29-2006 05:39 pm

Engine & Transmission > fan pulley (7 replies - 10633 views)

Dan 18309 has a Lucas 18ACR alternator. There is a nut holding the pulley and fan on. I've never had the nut off so not ...   05-29-2006 03:50 pm

Engine & Transmission > fan pulley (7 replies - 10633 views)

Dan, where in Northern MN? I am in Brooklyn Park. (cities). John ...   05-29-2006 03:43 pm

Cooling > Overheating (39 replies - 67943 views)

Hi Joe, I don't know enough about our engines to go much further other than to agree with you that you  might want to stay ...   05-29-2006 12:44 pm

Cooling > Overheating (39 replies - 67943 views)

Not quite sure of the meaning of your question but here goes. When the oil gets hot (warm engine) it thins out loosing its viscosity ...   05-29-2006 12:17 am

Electrical & Instruments > Mystery Wire (6 replies - 11354 views)

Jim, I just did the radio on 18309 and it had the same thing. 'Bout drove me nuts. My car had air install previously. Othewise ...   05-16-2006 12:57 am

Engine & Transmission > Amount of oil for oil change (5 replies - 13345 views)

I just changed oil on 18309. The front end was up on jack stands to r&r the radiator for repair so while I was there...Likely ...   05-16-2006 12:53 am

Ignition > Plug gap with MSD (1 reply - 6614 views)

Anyone have experience/history using an MSD 6a in their 907. I have a pertronix coil, magna core blue wires and stock distributor/points. I've increased the gap ...   05-13-2006 08:22 pm

Miscellaneous > Lack of Heat Question (7 replies - 11337 views)

Putting the selector on cold closes the valve. But its on the discharge side of the heater core IIRC. So this means (hot) coolant is ...   05-12-2006 10:17 pm

Miscellaneous > Lack of Heat Question (7 replies - 11337 views)

You could splice the heater core supply and discharge hoses together using  hose barbs and hose clamps. Hardware stores might have brass or stainless double ...   05-12-2006 10:09 pm

Electrical & Instruments > POLL: Headlights (15 replies - 23251 views)

FYI, I followed John's instructions for the above procedure and have had no issues what so ever. Having had a near miss ground fault (small) ...   05-12-2006 01:19 am

Miscellaneous > The Jensen Healey Virtual Paint Scheme (26 replies - 36236 views)

Dan, can you do the mustard yellow? Thanks ...   05-09-2006 11:17 pm

Body & interior stuff > Placement of "J" badges (10 replies - 15561 views)

I replaced the stock steering wheel with a 13.5" and really like it. I never did drive my car with the original but based on conversations ...   05-09-2006 05:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Placement of "J" badges (10 replies - 15561 views)

IIRC there are 5 phillips head screws to remove then you have to work the rock guard out. I had the tires off for better ...   05-09-2006 04:38 pm

Body & interior stuff > Placement of "J" badges (10 replies - 15561 views)

If you remove the rock guards that are located in the front wheel wells, to the rear of the tire you might be able to see ...   05-09-2006 01:49 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Gauge Tags/Tach Testing (11 replies - 20730 views)

18309's voltage stabilizer died last fall and I lost the fuel and temp guages. I replaced it with the ss one advertised on ebay. Works ...   04-25-2006 12:03 am

Body & interior stuff > Madera Concepts Wood Dash (7 replies - 14022 views)

Just received the new wood trim pkg. Quality is excellent and it looks even better. I highly recommend! John ...   04-11-2006 06:20 pm

Body & interior stuff > Madera Concepts Wood Dash (7 replies - 14022 views)

Thanks Mitch! Thats really sharp! John ...   04-10-2006 02:11 pm

Body & interior stuff > Madera Concepts Wood Dash (7 replies - 14022 views)

Hi Mitch, pictures would be great. I'll also post after I get mine installed. John ...   04-08-2006 02:24 am

Body & interior stuff > Madera Concepts Wood Dash (7 replies - 14022 views)

Jim, I just ordered the Carpathian Elm Burl on March 28. As of yet it hasn't shipped from Madera. I was told it would ship via ...   04-07-2006 11:03 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Instrument Panel Lights (17 replies - 27007 views)

http://shorpac.com/v-web/gallery/album58 It is very difficult to find on the site. I went to Google with the following info: a brighter dash jim kitcham The resulting link is ...   04-03-2006 04:47 pm

Miscellaneous > What's in the trunk of your JH??? before a long trip (8 replies - 12688 views)

In addition to a car jack, I carry an abc fire extinguisher, oil, tools, hose clamps, elec tape, hylomar hpf and cell phone.  I, (we) just got ...   02-25-2006 02:29 am

Electrical & Instruments > Fritzy Tachometer (41 replies - 84486 views)

Do you happen to remember the web address for the MSD/Tach site? I will be installing an MSD in 18309 this spring and will likely ...   01-06-2006 12:53 am

Carburetors > Carburator air box (9 replies - 15697 views)

Anyone recall a picture of a custom made air box on the site? I thought I saw one made out of aluminum or stainless with ...   12-03-2005 03:39 pm

Body & interior stuff > Cheapie Top (2 replies - 7262 views)

Is the one in the picture vinal or cloth? Did it come with (clear) instructions. How long did it take you to install? Anything other ...   11-10-2005 10:03 pm

Cooling > Overheating (39 replies - 67943 views)

Andy, I'd be interested in a pix and your opinion so far of the replacement top you purchased. Mine just ripped so I am forced ...   11-10-2005 03:04 am

Carburetors > DHLA 40 vs. 45 (26 replies - 88052 views)

I just helped a local owner of a new-old J-H install Lotus Spec-5 DHLA 45's  with 36mm chokes on his 907.   The only not-spec setting is ...   11-04-2005 03:19 am

Body & interior stuff > Steering wheel question (9 replies - 15182 views)

I recently replaced my stock steering wheel with an aftermarket Astrali as nothing was avail from Delta or Molita. There are 36 splines on the ...   11-01-2005 08:24 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Convertible Top (5 replies - 10330 views)

1111-18309 is up and running after 15 years on jack stands in the PO's garage and 2 1/2  mos in mine. Just in time for snow ...   10-22-2005 02:37 am

Miscellaneous > "Why did you buy a JH... When you could have bought a New sports Car?" (20 replies - 30289 views)

Hello fellow JH owners. I aquired 1111-18309 mfg Oct 8th 1974 about 4 months ago. Just got it started on Sunday and it roars. Unable ...   10-12-2005 03:11 am

Suspension > Lower ball joint removal (9 replies - 20544 views)

I just used a pickle fork to get mine out. It cam out without much issue. You can get them at most auto stores. I ...   10-09-2005 02:14 am

Miscellaneous > My anniversary (5 replies - 9819 views)

Mark, Congratulations! My relationship with 1111-18309 is in its honeymoon, although it seems much longer. Lots of surprises so far. Not running yet but hopefully within ...   09-27-2005 03:21 am

Ignition > Ballast Resistor? (29 replies - 63565 views)

I have purchased but not installed a Pertronix coil and electronic ignition. I called Pertronix and they told me that with both units (coil and ...   09-27-2005 03:14 am

Engine & Transmission > Engine Damper Location (4 replies - 8785 views)

Thanks for your help! John ...   09-19-2005 01:47 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Damper Location (4 replies - 8785 views)

1111-18309 is in the process of being restored. I recently found the engine damper and bracket in the extra spare parts box from the PO. ...   09-19-2005 02:13 am


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