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Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Well it seems the rubber bumpers and 4sp didn't negatively affect the sale price, it sold for $12,300. A good price I'd say, maybe the ...   06-14-2021 02:30 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Well, as they say, you learn something new everyday. While this looks like a really original car it seems like rubber bumpers with a 4sp ...   06-09-2021 03:58 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Here we go again, a fifth one just popped up on BaT, you'd think there were a lot of them still around. One thing I haven't ...   06-08-2021 05:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > 2.2L Stroker Crank Install, What's Involved? (7 replies - 209 views)

Thanks Bruce and Sander, I've been looking for a good machine shop for a while that's fairly close, not just for the J/H but a couple ...   06-05-2021 04:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > 2.2L Stroker Crank Install, What's Involved? (7 replies - 209 views)

Max, Having the head done is also another option I'm considering. West Coast Racing Heads used to be the go to place, Richard Reyman was the ...   06-04-2021 02:23 pm

Engine & Transmission > 2.2L Stroker Crank Install, What's Involved? (7 replies - 209 views)

Thanks Tim, When I come looking for a snack, as usual you lay out a full buffet. A 2.6L from a 2.0L! Never underestimate the ability of ...   06-03-2021 06:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > 2.2L Stroker Crank Install, What's Involved? (7 replies - 209 views)

I'm considering this upgrade, I know it's pricey, but I've heard nothing but positive reviews. Aside from the crank what else needs to be replaced, ...   06-02-2021 07:01 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

And yet a fourth Jensen-Healey just sold on BaT for $5700, it was a black & tan steel bumper 4sp. This one may have been ...   06-02-2021 02:08 am

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Disco, Well it's no where near as nice as yours, but it is a nice, stock driver that you can just drive and enjoy for a ...   05-24-2021 02:57 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

It sold for $8300, I'd say both buyer and seller got a good deal. It seems like not too long ago you could get a ...   05-16-2021 04:18 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

There is yet a third J/H on BaT, seems like they're almost becoming common. It's a steel bumper car and looks like a solid driver. ...   05-14-2021 02:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > Strange Misfire (10 replies - 361 views)

Pull the tops off, clean and lube the pistons, reassemble. It can happen to Zeniths when they've sat for a while. ...   05-09-2021 07:49 pm

Miscellaneous > Six Jensen-Healey Day! (0 replies - 122 views)

Last Wednesday at our local informal monthly Brit car gathering five, count'em five Jensen-Healeys showed up. We outnumbered all other makes, even the MGs! How ...   05-09-2021 02:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > Strange Misfire (10 replies - 361 views)

Brandon, First things first, if you don't have a workshop manual, get one, it has the numbers you need. The manual shows 3 to 5 degrees ...   05-09-2021 02:30 pm

Wheels > 205/60-13 Tires (36 replies - 57288 views)

Joachim, I'ts a matter of personal taste of course, but I like the 4 spoke wheels,(like Disco's), they're unique and look kinda cool. ...   05-01-2021 04:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > Bumpers (4 replies - 2945 views)

One of the things I love about the Jensen-Healey is all the polished S/S used in place of chrome. The chrome on my Austin-Healey needs ...   05-01-2021 03:53 pm

Wheels > 205/60-13 Tires (36 replies - 57288 views)

This thread about the difficulty of finding 13" tires is ten years old, they were hard to find back then I can't imagine it's gotten ...   04-29-2021 03:01 pm

Ignition > Engine not turning over (5 replies - 461 views)

If it won't turnover with sparkplugs in, but turns over with them out, the first place I'd look would be the starter. Since the car ...   04-25-2021 02:48 pm

Carburetors > Out of tune Stroms causing sputter/rough running? (8 replies - 8043 views)

Unfortunately this is one of those threads that stops abruptly with no resolution. It being 14 years old these's no way to know if the ...   04-20-2021 02:15 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Bruce, Considering how problematic Brit cars were in general at their launch, I'd say having a first one is at best a dubious honor. ...   04-14-2021 02:40 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Jh092 Those measurements are for the bottom and left end of the VIN plate. ...   04-13-2021 01:57 am

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Jh092, If you're talking about an aftermarket plastic dash cap that covers the original dash you may be able to trim it back to expose the ...   04-13-2021 01:20 am

Miscellaneous > steering wheel (2 replies - 260 views)

Jomac, I have a La Carra steering wheel, I used the adapter available from La Carra. It's a straight swap with the original. I'm not sure ...   04-13-2021 12:58 am

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Jh092, Congrats on your acquisition. From what I could see it looks like you got a solid car for good price. It doesn't even look like ...   04-12-2021 03:10 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

Both were nice cars, I think some just prefer the metal bumper cars, which could also account for the price difference. Personally I prefer the ...   04-02-2021 05:40 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

It sold for $11,750, considering the earlier 4sp netted $15,250 I'd say this buyer got a very good deal. While prices do seem to be on ...   03-31-2021 03:12 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

The bid is now $6500 with 4 days to go. It 'll be interesting to see if this one gets the same money as the ...   03-26-2021 03:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > sunbeam gearbox (7 replies - 8537 views)

Unless your J/H is a 4sp I'm not sure why you'd want to try to adapt what sounds like a very rare gearbox which is ...   03-26-2021 02:51 pm

Miscellaneous > Another Jensen-Healey just popped up on BaT (29 replies - 1905 views)

It's pretty clean with a nice paint and interior combo, a late model with Dellortos, and a lot of original things like door speakers. It'll be ...   03-24-2021 04:45 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement hardware for restoration (7 replies - 769 views)

A marine chandlery is also a good source for hardware, like West Marine or a local chandler. They deal mainly in stainless steel, which to ...   03-17-2021 02:29 pm

Body & interior stuff > Replacement hardware for restoration (7 replies - 769 views)

Brendan, Keep in mind, this was a very low production car and is generally not very well thought of in the LBC community, compounding this is ...   03-16-2021 02:48 pm

Miscellaneous > Nice Jensen-Healey for sale on Bring a Trailer (7 replies - 716 views)

Greg, While that's obviously good money for a J/H, it's really a one off being a pre-production car with some history, it would be difficult to ...   03-13-2021 07:05 pm

Cooling > Is a radiator fan shroud needed? (9 replies - 964 views)

Brendan, I'm not getting the main thrust of your post. Are you concerned that you have an electric fan that runs constantly? Are you concerned about ...   03-13-2021 03:11 pm

Miscellaneous > Nice Jensen-Healey for sale on Bring a Trailer (7 replies - 716 views)

I'd say that's about top dollar for a Jensen-Healey, while I've seen higher asking prices like $20,000 to $25,000, I've never actually seen anyone get ...   03-13-2021 02:43 pm

Miscellaneous > Nice Jensen-Healey for sale on Bring a Trailer (7 replies - 716 views)

The bid closes in about an hour and a half and the bid has jumped to $12,000, impressive! ...   03-12-2021 05:10 pm

Miscellaneous > Nice Jensen-Healey for sale on Bring a Trailer (7 replies - 716 views)

With one day left the bid is at $7,750, still a swingin' deal. ...   03-11-2021 02:35 pm

Ignition > Installing a MSD 6AL with a petronix stich (5 replies - 1278 views)

Disco, I installed an MSD with the Pertronix ignition several years ago and had the same problem you have, the tach wouldn't work. I found the ...   03-11-2021 02:30 pm

Miscellaneous > Need engine (8 replies - 790 views)

Puck, That's really nice of Dakota, I think I'd hop in my pickup drive down and pick it up, you won't find a better offer than ...   03-09-2021 02:21 pm

Miscellaneous > Nice Jensen-Healey for sale on Bring a Trailer (7 replies - 716 views)

The bid is at $6,300 now which is still great deal. The sad thing is at the same time there's a '67 MGB GT getting ...   03-08-2021 04:31 pm

Cooling > Is a radiator fan shroud needed? (9 replies - 964 views)

Brendan, Is your J/H overheating or even running hot? I'd think that would determine what course of action to take, shroud, no shroud, fan on, fan ...   03-07-2021 03:10 pm


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