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Fuel Stuff > Gas tank (4 replies - 11021 views)

I used a couple of rubber bungee cords. Seems to work ok ...   09-09-2013 10:55 pm

Projects > The Red Fox (15 replies - 22313 views)

Looks like an easy project. Let us know how it goes. ...   08-30-2013 02:06 am

Miscellaneous > Monterey Motorsports Reunion (3 replies - 6563 views)

Sounds like a good time. Is it on TV or the WEB? ...   08-16-2013 03:14 am

Miscellaneous > Eastcoast Nationals 2013 (10 replies - 14137 views)

bump ...   03-26-2013 09:47 pm

Miscellaneous > Jensen West 2012 (6 replies - 8759 views)

Me too. I have been thinking of making the long trek to the west coast, but it is too close to the Eastern Nationals. Maybe ...   05-10-2012 02:32 am

Intro Tech Board stuff > Starting after a long dry spell (5 replies - 12432 views)

I would absolutely change the timing belt. If the belt goes it takes a bunch of valves with it.  New points, condenser, plug wires. Rebuilding ...   02-22-2012 08:51 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (316 replies - 427500 views)

You might want to check the temperature with an in-fared thermometer. My Jensen was showing a hot temperature but was only running at 160 degrees. ...   10-01-2011 01:17 am

Body & interior stuff > Complete dash removal for dashpad install (5 replies - 10019 views)

In addition to the mounting points on the right and left, there are three bolts under the dash directly under the top of the dash, ...   05-21-2011 10:35 pm

Carburetors > Stromberg Gas Leak (8 replies - 17438 views)

Correct . No threads it is just a push fit. It has 2 ears/ tabs on the plug that hold it in place. Pull down ...   05-16-2011 10:33 pm

Body & interior stuff > Madera Concepts wood fascia (8 replies - 12936 views)

Matt,  I  ordered mine and they only needed the cigarette lighter part. I am assuming that they have the other parts down to a science and ...   05-05-2011 03:30 am

Engine & Transmission > Alternator removal and refit (8 replies - 11661 views)

Hi Ross, The alternator isn't that much trouble and you don't have to remove the carbs. There are 3 bolts that secure the alternator. The one on ...   02-25-2011 10:53 pm

Carburetors > Dellorto manifold (2 replies - 5718 views)

Yes it is normal to remove them. Ron Mau 16367   ...   12-08-2010 01:51 am

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New Addition (15 replies - 20522 views)

Is it actually the bolt? The tightening nut will come out of the block with the bearings and the tensioner. If teh stud it self ...   10-18-2010 10:55 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > New Addition (15 replies - 20522 views)

I'm In Davenport, IA. If you need anything for your rebuild let me know. Or if you need to compare notes.   Ron Mau 16763   ...   09-29-2010 08:08 pm

Miscellaneous > East Coast Nationals (4 replies - 9198 views)

This should be a great event, I was at a planning meeting and the venues and hotel are top notch. Bernie and Andy have done ...   07-02-2010 11:41 pm

Engine & Transmission > Gear oil - diagnostics? (7 replies - 9429 views)

I've always removed the gear shift for the extra clearance. Quite simple, just four screws and it pulls staight up. Be sure and have it ...   05-14-2010 11:30 pm

Body & interior stuff > chrome bumpers (9 replies - 13459 views)

I haven't had any input into this decision. He hasn't even asked yet. HMMMM Being a youngster He hasn'y even thrown a Jart in his ...   04-24-2010 10:36 pm

Engine & Transmission > Header removal (5 replies - 7266 views)

Hi Rory, There are 12 nuts that you have to remove. You will need to take the wheel off to get to some of them. ...   08-01-2009 12:04 am

Body & interior stuff > Exterior Door Handles (2 replies - 5827 views)

I have a set in the garage. PM me and we can work something out. Ron Mau ...   03-02-2009 12:26 am

Ignition > IGNITION ON COLUMN (4 replies - 8553 views)

I used a dremel and cut a groove in the bolt and then it came out rather easily and was able to reuse it. Not ...   11-11-2008 12:52 am

Miscellaneous > Paint and Restoration (9 replies - 14273 views)

Gary, Looks great!!! The paint is awesome. The paint codes would be great as I need a repaint and can't find anyone who has the codes.   Ron ...   09-22-2008 12:45 am

Brakes > Front Brakes (3 replies - 8062 views)

Hi, Sometimes the brake hoses age and swell up on the inside not releasing the pressure. If you hven't replaced them in along time it might ...   09-14-2008 12:14 am

Body & interior stuff > Wet Trunk (Boot) (2 replies - 5959 views)

Hi Andy, Originally the cars came with a cover over the side marker lights. Looks good and should be water tight now.   Ron Mau 16367   ...   07-14-2008 04:00 am

Engine & Transmission > Clutch (2 replies - 5796 views)

The easiest way is to remove the pedal box. You don't have to pull it out very far for access to the pin,  but it ...   06-06-2008 11:54 pm

Miscellaneous > Steering shaft (5 replies - 9598 views)

Thanks Jim, Worked like a charm.  Only took a little while to get it done that way. Fiddled around alot longer to begin with. Thanks ...   05-27-2008 01:22 am

Miscellaneous > Steering shaft (5 replies - 9598 views)

Frustration prevails, It came off why won't it go back on.  The steering shaft seems to not compact enough to fit. Is there a sequence that ...   05-26-2008 02:56 am

Engine & Transmission > Replacing Header (2 replies - 5759 views)

Alright, I am at a loss. There doesn't appear to be enough clearance to remove the header now that it is diconnected. What am i ...   05-21-2008 03:16 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve timing waaaay off? (7 replies - 10357 views)

Welcome, You might try to rotate the crankshaft  one more time around to top dead center. It looks like you are off one revolution. Try that ...   04-26-2008 12:13 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Penultimate Jensen in-dash toy (4 replies - 12643 views)

My only concern would be depth of the radio. There is not alot of room back there with all of the other hoses and wires.  ...   08-18-2007 03:51 am

Cooling > hose number (4 replies - 9969 views)

Hi Steve, I don't remember the #, but I measured the inside diameter and the legnth and wentt to the parts store and they found one ...   07-30-2007 11:43 pm

Carburetors > Manifold (3 replies - 7454 views)

Got that figured out Gregg, thanks. Next question is, I had 2 fittings come with the manifold.  One of course is the brass one, but there ...   05-13-2007 06:41 pm

Brakes > Help caliper pistons and new pads (30 replies - 46458 views)

Hey Ron, Where is a good place you suggest for the TR7 Calipers?  Mine just locked up on me 15 miles from home and by ...   05-13-2007 06:38 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engines stumbles while cruising (5 replies - 8078 views)

The locksmith has already been called!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Dad ...   05-10-2007 03:13 am

Ignition > distributor rotor (3 replies - 8041 views)

I have used the rotor for a 1974 mgb. I believer they used the same distributor in them. Ron Mau ...   04-18-2007 01:06 pm

Body & interior stuff > drivers door (3 replies - 6833 views)

I finally figured out the real problem. The drivers door would open 42 inches (measured from the latch on the frame to the door) , ...   04-14-2007 09:35 pm

Body & interior stuff > drivers door (3 replies - 6833 views)

In the process of stripping paint from my car,I have found that the door is about a quarter of an inch inside of the front ...   03-22-2007 03:03 am

Body & interior stuff > Door Panels (7 replies - 11567 views)

I am wondering if anyone has a template for the door panels. I am working on the interior and the panels I have are decayed ...   03-14-2007 01:21 am

Engine & Transmission > Valve clearances and Camshafts (67 replies - 92043 views)

Hi Steve, The shop manuel lists the clearances for the valves. Intake  0.005-0.007 Exhaust 0.010-0.012 Lokks like you'll be changing some shims. Ron Mau Davenport, IA ...   12-31-2006 06:51 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (316 replies - 427500 views)

Vin # 11619  Parts car  Dismantled and stored  Engine # B73 02 1880 Vin # 15296  Parts car  Dismantled and stored  Engine #B74 01 5431 Vin # 15814  ...   12-28-2006 04:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > Oil Seepage Through Bolts (3 replies - 8030 views)

Hi Jim, What bolts and where are they? We need more info. Ron Mau ...   12-08-2006 12:36 am


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