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by challenger
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dave Horton and his cars
Replies: 16
Views: 2760

Re: Dave Horton and his cars

pretty sure dave hortons sp and cv8 engine work, pics are from jensen 86ish
by challenger
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK
Replies: 32
Views: 4500

Re: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK

Looking really good. Where do you get the silver heat insulation you mention. Is it: 8mm Nitrile foam glued with "ALPHA High Heat Contact Adhesive" and overlaid with "Shieldtex 780"? Yours looks very neat, and I wondered if you had used thinner foam? thanks john, shieldtex 780 w...
by challenger
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK
Replies: 32
Views: 4500

Re: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK

Mark1Stu wrote:Great work Jim.

When are you going to relocate your business to Bristol!

Mr Lazy :lol:

only 2hrs away max stu, you managed it for those mk 1 parts :mrgreen:
by challenger
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK
Replies: 32
Views: 4500

Re: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK

jensen 1.jpg hi chaps, been busy on ohu1m for past few weeks, as you see whole rear end refurbed, floor pans completely sraped off and re coated, new springs, full new stainless exhaust, just about every nut and bolt replaced,rear calipers refurbed, lots been powder coated. lots of hours gone into ...
by challenger
Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK
Replies: 32
Views: 4500

Re: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK

20180427_184311.jpg All done and ready to go. Fitted new stainless sill covers. These repro parts take some fitting and a few alterations incl the replacement door step covers. Certainly looking sharp. Car will be back in soon for rear end to be refurbed like ive done with the front also a full sta...
by challenger
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK
Replies: 32
Views: 4500

Re: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK

dunc
car was gold originally, yes had stainless copies made for inner arch covers, as you know there always screwed in so just drilled to existing holes and used stainless screws and washers, upol satin black is what i used but it all had a coating of etch primer first
by challenger
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK
Replies: 32
Views: 4500

Re: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK

many thanks for the compliments chaps,a credit to chris b who owns the car for wanting it to be done at a high standard, certainly turning into a top notch jensen, heres a link to my page with details etc https://www.facebook.com/JIMS-AUTOS-185565251798246/?ref=bookmarks" onclick="window.o...
by challenger
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK
Replies: 32
Views: 4500

Re: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK

20180406_185532.jpg I left the engine in while working on the engine bay. Again lots of parts powder coated/re painted and polished etc. Intake manifold bead blasted. Thanks to eddy mk 2 (cea) for the heads up on the silver heat insulation. Ive fitted ign coil/ballast etc under the fuse box to tidy...
by challenger
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: OHU IM RESTORATION WORK
Replies: 32
Views: 4500

OHU IM RESTORATION WORK

20180329_142523.jpg Hi all. Im sure a lot of you are familar with this jensen. Belongs to chris bagnall on here. Ive had it with me for the past 3 weeks at my workshop for some restoration work on front suspension and engine bay. Every bush ball joint etc has been renewed aswell as everything powde...
by challenger
Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: CEA 1J Earls Court Motorshow Interceptor
Replies: 260
Views: 44998

Re: CEA 1J Earls Court Motorshow Interceptor

glad your happy with it eddie, it sure is a very nice example, been a pleasure to work on and credit to you for the resto work you had already done
by challenger
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any trace of a LHD FF?
Replies: 45
Views: 8513

Re: Any trace of a LHD FF?

During a conversation with Richard Peckover a couple of weeks ago he mentioned that they made a Lhd FF years ago that was a very neat solution to the problem. The basis was an Alfa chain drive that ran behind the dashboard to connect the existing steering column to the new LH short column. Dick sai...
by challenger
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jensen Liquidation May 1976
Replies: 31
Views: 4642

Re: Jensen Liquidation May 1976

AndrzejS wrote:Challenger, may I ask if you have received my private message?
yes i did andrzejs, when i see john i will ask him for you
by challenger
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jensen Liquidation May 1976
Replies: 31
Views: 4642

Re: Jensen Liquidation May 1976

grant, i didnt work at jensen as dunc says i would of been a wee lad !! i worked with ian orford for 20yrs at the garage he ran after jensen. Challenger, could you please say if "the rally Ian Orford" (https://www.ewrc-results.com/coprofile/8386-ian-orford/" onclick="window.open...
by challenger
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jensen Liquidation May 1976
Replies: 31
Views: 4642

Re: Jensen Liquidation May 1976

. i have an ex jensen worker turning up in the morning (peter mayle) who still uses his mk 1 interceptor pretty much every day,if he turns up in it il take some pics Hi As you, and a few others :wink: , may know I run the mk1 survivors site and I am pretty sure Peter Mayle is not in my contacts lis...
by challenger
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jensen Liquidation May 1976
Replies: 31
Views: 4642

Re: Jensen Liquidation May 1976

As One of the founding uber geeks! The phot's were great- thanks Jim for sharing. Its great to hear about the good old days of the factory & later times- priceless infact, I can say that most members would be thrilled to hear them, it would also make for a great magazine article, esp with phots...

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