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Miscellaneous > Beautiful Jensen Healey Documentary (2 replies - 178 views)

A guy in Britain's story, what a wonderful film! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-j45YXSSIQ ...   07-12-2022 08:02 am

Miscellaneous > Lind Bros Motors LTD video tour (2 replies - 174 views)

Two cherry JH's on the floor. https://www.youtube.com/shorts/PkWxeo8pRMw ...   07-12-2022 07:49 am

Electrical & Instruments > dash noise (3 replies - 163 views)

Possible it's a blower motor stuck on? Maybe shorting out on the ground? Another possibility is the seat belt warning module? It ...   07-12-2022 07:45 am

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (10 replies - 2077 views)

And finally on the front wheels. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/922/S4Y2mO.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/922/9o3LEu.jpg ...   07-06-2022 03:26 am

Body & interior stuff > So this bracket is just hanging out here.... (6 replies - 557 views)

Delta does have the shock, if you need the bracket probably ebay. ...   05-23-2022 12:35 am

Carburetors > accelerator cable (3 replies - 541 views)

Quick tip: make sure the throttle cable can in fact pull the entire throttle open- actually peg the mechanical throttle stop. Easier to do ...   05-18-2022 11:21 pm

Engine & Transmission > High Torque Starter and Early MkI Clocking/Fit (6 replies - 548 views)

I don't know that style of motor, I went with the Nippon Denso style and it's so small and easy to fit, even with the ...   04-14-2022 06:05 pm

Miscellaneous > New GT on BAT with a nice Car and Driver article (4 replies - 635 views)

Nice original example. https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a39564025/1967-jensen-gt-bring-a-trailer-auction-pick/ https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1976-jensen-gt-4/ ...   03-31-2022 05:58 am

Miscellaneous > Nice 74 5 Speed up on BAT (2 replies - 576 views)

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1974-jensen-healey-mark-2-roadster-25/ Nice tasteful and well taken care of, at least from the looks and description. Interesting to see what this one goes for. ...   02-17-2022 06:04 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (24 replies - 3393 views)

When I measure fuel pressure I have two small gauges sitting at the carbs they measure 2.5psi. A few feet away at my fuel ...   02-16-2022 03:08 pm

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (10 replies - 2077 views)

Disaster on the first studs, they were simply not seating correctly in the stock holes. Looks like they were about .002 under and it ...   01-25-2022 10:05 am

Ignition > Coil recommendations? (5 replies - 715 views)

Esprit2 wrote: The Pertronix 'basic' Ignitor can't handle the high current draw of a coil with low internal resistance. The old/early ones with magnetic ...   01-09-2022 04:42 am

Ignition > Coil recommendations? (5 replies - 715 views)

A_Locomotive wrote: Arent the Lucas Sport Gold coils 40k volt coils? Looking around online I found very mixed info on running that sort of voltage with ...   01-08-2022 02:17 am

Ignition > Coil recommendations? (5 replies - 715 views)

There are a lot of options. The ballast resistor is designed to take a 1.5 ohm coil and bring it up to 3 ohms. ...   01-07-2022 09:34 pm

Electrical & Instruments > WOSP Starter Motor Install, 3x the torque and 1/3 the size and weight (15 replies - 9203 views)

I remember replacing all my battery cables with stuff I found at a local O'Reileys, just measured the stock ones and they had a similar ...   01-03-2022 06:15 pm

Cooling > Water pump pulley position (4 replies - 844 views)

DonBurns wrote: Has anybody used the new manufacture water pump from Martin Robey with replaceable pump / separate housing? Their Part # 94356C. Pretty pricy (especially ...   01-03-2022 06:09 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto Cough (24 replies - 3393 views)

Can't speak for Dell's but with the Webers my long long long story of tuning kind of came full circle when I realized messing with ...   12-17-2021 04:41 am

Brakes > Easy Girling Rear Brake pad removal / installation trick (0 replies - 474 views)

After discovering an exploded wheel cylinder, decided to redo the entire rear brake assembly, including cleaning, blasting, and re-coating the backing plate. The final ...   12-09-2021 09:24 am

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (10 replies - 2077 views)

Got the old bearing and retainer off cutting it. Then I repainted everything and pressed in the new wheel studs. Crazy thing: the ...   12-06-2021 04:14 am

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (10 replies - 2077 views)

redracer wrote: Disco: have done many of these bearing replacements. Use a small cut-off wheel(think DREMEL) and cut the retainer at angles until nearly through. A ...   11-30-2021 09:00 pm

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (10 replies - 2077 views)

Tom Bradley wrote: Not sure if this helps, but many years ago I found some replacement aftermarket wheel bolts that worked. (See comparison pic). ...   11-29-2021 05:22 am

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (10 replies - 2077 views)

Thanks to Bruce for getting some great measurements on the "knurl". Looks like these are around .520" (or 31.1mm). As usual, when I try to ...   11-28-2021 01:49 am

Miscellaneous > Jensen Healey Mk1 S/N 11214 Now on JHPS (4 replies - 830 views)

Very nice catch, the GT lip spoiler is a nice touch and rare. I just spent a bit of time doing a rust prevention ...   11-25-2021 01:03 am

Engine & Transmission > Leak down and compression testing (2 replies - 703 views)

There are extensions available that allow the hex head to be turned higher up. Don't know what the thread is specifically but I think ...   11-22-2021 07:52 pm

Wheels > Jensen Healey Extended length wheel studs - "knurl" dimension? (10 replies - 2077 views)

Recently doing some wheel work again on the JH. About a year ago I replaced the front wheel studs with some original factory studs ...   11-22-2021 07:49 pm

Engine & Transmission > Piston compression cold (8 replies - 1450 views)

The good thing is that everything is fairly even, so given the circumstances those numbers seem ok to start with. Is the cam timing all lined ...   10-27-2021 07:58 am

Engine & Transmission > Piston compression cold (8 replies - 1450 views)

Did you make sure to fully open the throttle and hold it open during the compression test? If the throttle is closed it will ...   10-25-2021 10:24 pm

Miscellaneous > New JHPS Member - Southern New Jersey (18 replies - 3105 views)

Height isn't the biggest factor since height can come from longer legs or a longer upper torso, etc. I am 6ft 1 and 275lbs ...   10-16-2021 12:03 am

Engine & Transmission > T-Belt Eccentric Tensioner - Hex Size on Hub Drive. (7 replies - 1657 views)

Garry Kemp's kit, full bolt on for 907, 910, 912. I spin to 8500 rpm on this all the time, it works. Apparently ...   10-01-2021 06:30 am

Engine & Transmission > T-Belt Eccentric Tensioner - Hex Size on Hub Drive. (7 replies - 1657 views)

I had the one with the dual bearings (which was the early kind?) for years and it is 19mm (for a 19mm wrench). The ...   09-28-2021 05:45 am

Engine & Transmission > valve cover sealing. (10 replies - 6798 views)

Just my 2 cents: I have found that even after cleaning everything and using the newer high quality rubber gaskets that things leak when ...   09-26-2021 09:31 am

Miscellaneous > UBSCC All British Motoring Show 2021 (Dixon CA) Jensen Healeys (2 replies - 850 views)

redracer wrote: Having seen your car in other earlier pictures, you probably would have won without the top. btw, do you know who owns the other 3 ...   09-22-2021 02:10 am

Miscellaneous > UBSCC All British Motoring Show 2021 (Dixon CA) Jensen Healeys (2 replies - 850 views)

After a hiatus of 2 years (last year covid cancelled and the year before rained out), the UBSCC show was held yesterday and it was ...   09-20-2021 10:26 pm

Ignition > Cam timing (12 replies - 2444 views)

It's an art working with the all the marks, lining everything up, then tensioning it correctly and then checking to see if any slack might ...   07-31-2021 10:13 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (34 replies - 9146 views)

Pretty expensive but very original 31k original mile example. https://www.ebay.com/itm/174843883601?hash=item28b581f051:g:G-gAAOSwdDVg8gFm ...   07-25-2021 09:57 am

Electrical & Instruments > Handbrake Wiring (4 replies - 1460 views)

This is off of Kimbrough's custom diagrams, hopefully this helps a bit: https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/924/E4ec2L.jpg ...   07-08-2021 06:52 am

Electrical & Instruments > Handbrake Wiring (4 replies - 1460 views)

Let me pull out the diagram and see if I can figure out the colors, but basically you got two wires to the tranny (I ...   07-08-2021 06:46 am

Accessories > Speaker Locations? (3 replies - 1467 views)

Yeah these bodies are weak enough without the holes. Strange place to put speakers though, I have seen so many mounted to the inner ...   06-03-2021 06:28 am

Accessories > Speaker Locations? (3 replies - 1467 views)

5" circular holes behind seats? Where do you see these, on the wheel arches? ...   06-01-2021 05:55 am

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (34 replies - 9146 views)

Not a bad car but it was one that needed both nothing and yet needed everything, so to speak. A driver for sure. ...   05-23-2021 05:05 am


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