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Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (5 replies - 4785 views)

Thank you for your experienced input and for joining this forum. ...   03-10-2021 08:45 pm

Carburetors > Tuning a Weber 45 DCOE setup with Wideband (12 replies - 4001 views)

How to Build and Power Tune Weber & Dellorto http://foxed.ca/rx7manual/manuals/carb_book.pdf ...   07-01-2020 12:49 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Speedo not working, but Odometer working? (10 replies - 3231 views)

Thanks Tim. That'll do it. I edited my previous link. ...   06-29-2020 12:37 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Speedo not working, but Odometer working? (10 replies - 3231 views)

There is a great write up on Smith's & Jaeger Speedometer repair here. http://lotus-europa.com/manuals/misc/electrical/Smith-jaeger_speedo_repair.pdf (edited link) ...   06-28-2020 10:57 pm

Carburetors > Tuning a Weber 45 DCOE setup with Wideband (12 replies - 4001 views)

A wealth of Weber DCOE tuning information can be found at Keith Franck’s Sidedraft Central Yahoo group. https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/sidedraft_central/info ...   06-23-2020 02:33 pm

Ignition > Pertronix Install (39 replies - 16296 views)

I can’t take credit for devising this simple distributor retainer but found it very easy to make and it works like a charm. ...   11-23-2019 05:34 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Turn Signal replacement ????????? (7 replies - 4204 views)

I seem to recall that I had to rearrange several wires in the MGB connector to match up to the JH connector. ...   08-19-2019 07:07 pm

Ignition > Crazy no start issue for 73 JH # 12265 (3 replies - 2901 views)

Sounds like coil is getting power from the starter circuit but not in the on position. Check for voltage at the coil with the ignition ...   05-22-2019 10:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > Getrag 5 Speed 4th gear problem (3 replies - 2909 views)

Make sure the trans tunnel is not interfering with the shift lever and keeping it from going all the way forward to 4th. ...   05-12-2019 11:10 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (21 replies - 26303 views)

And the restictor ...   03-04-2019 09:43 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (21 replies - 26303 views)

The other end ...   03-04-2019 09:42 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (21 replies - 26303 views)

After trying to rescue my pin-holed fuel tank with various sealers, it just turned out to be too far gone. The obvious pin holes soon ...   03-04-2019 09:39 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (21 replies - 26303 views)

Thanks Chris - Great info. ...   02-14-2019 01:04 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (21 replies - 26303 views)

Thanks Tom & Tim. Tim, when 'deleting all that stuff' where is the anti-siphon check valve installed? Wasn't it originally installed in the bypass hose going ...   02-07-2019 10:13 pm

Accessories > Replacement sun visors? (9 replies - 14275 views)

I was able to adapt a pair of Spitfire/TR6 sun visors. ...   02-07-2019 01:28 am

Fuel Stuff > Fuel tank vent lines...etc. (21 replies - 26303 views)

Jody, Did you find a suitable NAPA replacement part for the anti-siphon valve? ...   02-05-2019 10:25 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (46 replies - 30111 views)

When you removed the JH tach, the white wires to the back of the tach need to be connected together as power to the coil ...   01-29-2019 12:09 am

Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 6893 views)

Thanks Bruce. I would have preferred to do as you suggested, however living in a townhome community (with an HOA that frowns on car repairs) ...   12-06-2018 02:32 pm

Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 6893 views)

Got it all back together yesterday. What a job getting the remains of the mount off of the shifter remote! With the rubber gone, there ...   12-05-2018 01:36 pm

Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 6893 views)

Thanks Frank ~ I should have the new mount from Delta by Monday. For now, just lifting the assembly allows me to access all ...   11-30-2018 07:02 pm

Body & interior stuff > Center Console (10 replies - 6893 views)

Broke my shifter mount (Part # 17) today and was not able to get into 1st 3rd or 5th. Hobbled a couple miles home in ...   11-29-2018 08:27 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement Dash VIN (1 reply - 2212 views)

I don't remember if I was somehow able to save my original rivets or if I had to buy new ones (google vin rivets) but ...   10-24-2018 01:31 am

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (46 replies - 30111 views)

Don – I would try taking the taking the JH tachometer out of the equation by bypassing it. Power to the coil goes through it ...   09-18-2018 12:53 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Pertronix Tachometer "blips" (46 replies - 30111 views)

I’m not suggesting this as the solution for your particular oil leakage problem with your Pertronix distributor but there is a current auction on Ebay ...   09-17-2018 12:53 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (313 replies - 410142 views)

Mine is a 1974 Jensen Healey #19523. Engine B7411 10 391. Build date is 12/30/74. Color is Red with tan. Odometer is currently just over ...   09-02-2018 12:57 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Delco alternator (8 replies - 6232 views)

I replaced mine with a Ford Fiesta 55 amp unit - part # 13107A. Pretty much plug and play. Be sure to get the one ...   07-01-2018 12:48 pm

Fuel Stuff > Electrical (13 replies - 9557 views)

Have you checked that the points are still gapped correctly? ...   03-24-2018 11:33 am

Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (5 replies - 4785 views)

Thanks Bruce& Tim, I ask because I’ve been running an increased static advance of 14*-16* on my 11* JH 25D distributor with vac retard disconnected. Carbs ...   03-22-2018 08:54 pm

Ignition > Total JH Ignition Advance (5 replies - 4785 views)

I continue to be puzzled by the usually recommended total advance @ 2500 RPM of 27* for our cars. The JH Lucas distributor has an ...   03-21-2018 05:24 pm

Projects > 1973 Jensen Healey Vin#11602 (38 replies - 45392 views)

Great information and tips in this thread. Are you running DCOE 40s or 45s? What jetting are you using? Thanks ~ Rick ...   11-28-2017 12:07 pm

Miscellaneous > Stock Muffler Needed (1 reply - 3749 views)

I am in need of a front muffler for my late model JH. I had it cut out of the system and replaced with a ...   11-14-2017 01:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Speedometer (2 replies - 3988 views)

This guide to Smith & Jaeger Speedo repair may be helpful http://obswww.unige.ch/~wildif/cars/docs/Smith-jaeger_speedo_repair.pdf ...   09-21-2017 09:34 pm

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 16007 views)

'With the original stabilizer I get erratic readings - bounces around overload, 12, 10, 0 and won't stabilize.' Don, that is what it is supposed to ...   08-23-2017 11:50 am

Cooling > Water Temperature Gauge Calibration (19 replies - 16007 views)

Dark green goes to the male connector. The stabilizer case must be grounded for it to work correctly. ...   08-22-2017 12:00 pm

Cooling > Cooling - AirDam (8 replies - 8118 views)

Me too. Thanx ...   07-31-2017 02:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 41203 views)

Tim, I do plan to check tension on a regular basis. My factory tensioner is also adjustable from the front so there is no additional convenience ...   07-24-2017 08:15 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 41203 views)

Tim - I have settled on 47# cold TDC with the blue belt but wanted to be able to adjust to a bit over 50# ...   07-24-2017 12:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 41203 views)

Frank - this is the one referenced at the beginning of this thread manufactured by querty that uses the late model single bearing. I sourced ...   07-24-2017 12:33 pm

Engine & Transmission > Jensen Healey Specific - Eccentric Tensioner Hub (46 replies - 41203 views)

I recently purchased and installed one of Peter’s (qwerty’s) eccentric tensioner hubs. Although it is a very nicely made piece, it did not provide enough ...   07-23-2017 10:44 pm

Body & interior stuff > Painting a hard top (10 replies - 8731 views)

Brett & Dick - Thanks for sharing but the sizes and shapes won't work. I initially thought a TR4-6 windshield trim might work but found ...   06-12-2017 10:42 pm


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