[Healeys] Grose-Jets

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Thu Oct 7 08:17:45 MDT 2021

I've had them in my BJ8 for a couple decades with no issues; I tried 
them in my BN2 a decade or so ago, and had problems* (the little 'top' 
ball would stick in its seat occasionally). FWIW, I heard on the 
'grapevine' that the company had changed hands and, as often happens, 
quality suffered as the bottom line took precedence (story of our 
existence these days).

* We had fuel delivery issues, but my dad traced it to a pinhole leak on 
the pickup tube in the tank, but before that I had been checking 
pumps--the 'usual suspect'--float levels, etc. a lot when I noticed the 
sticking on the bench. Dad surmised the flux used to solder the tube had 
eaten the metal (this was a used, OEM tank that was otherwise in good 


On 10/6/2021 10:03 PM, sentenac.rw--- via Healeys wrote:
> Some swear by them. others swear at them.  I am in the latter camp.
> -Roland
> On Thu, 7 Oct 2021 00:26:27 -0400, you wrote:
>> Hi, I’m rebuilding part of my BJ8 carbs and wondering if I should be switching to Grose-Jets vs. the traditional needle & seat.  Thoughts, experiences, suggestions ?
>> Randy Hicks

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