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by luli
Sun Jan 23, 2022 1:36 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: tappets
Replies: 5
Views: 96

Re: tappets

7 o'clock
by luli
Wed Jan 05, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: P2 Starter ring
Replies: 7
Views: 545

Re: P2 Starter ring

Usually even a starter ring that looks very bad would start the engine perfectly. If you like you can turn the disk 180 deg and ignore (or remark) the marks on it.
by luli
Fri Dec 24, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: rocker shaft 194712hp
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: rocker shaft 194712hp

What you have are oversize stem valves, made to save guide replacement. Now is your opportunity to switch to brass guides, SS exhaust valves and harden valve seats - 4 each. You can get them from meteor spares and they are reasonably priced. It will make the car unleaded petrol compatible and raise ...
by luli
Wed Dec 22, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: Christmas Challenge
Replies: 3
Views: 409

Re: Christmas Challenge

It looks reasonable, and I don't think it is so critical. Make sure that all the threads are clean and dry, and that the bolts are not stretched. Tighten gradually, several rounds, increasing the torque step by step, up to 30 lb/feet. Make sure that both surfaces (engine and head) are clean and stra...
by luli
Sat Dec 18, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: rocker shaft 194712hp
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: rocker shaft 194712hp

47p2 wrote:
Sat Dec 18, 2021 12:28 pm
If it were my car I would be fitting new valve guides along with hardened valve seats
Exactly!
by luli
Fri Dec 17, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: Fuel Pump For 1935 12
Replies: 4
Views: 412

Re: Fuel Pump For 1935 12

SU aua25, with the correct polarity for your car.

https://sucarb.co.uk/technical-su-fuel-pumps-history
by luli
Thu Dec 16, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: rocker shaft 194712hp
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: rocker shaft 194712hp

I havn't tested not diluted.
by luli
Thu Dec 16, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: rocker shaft 194712hp
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: rocker shaft 194712hp

diluted vinegar is very effective in removing lime stone. Also, the valves in that head do not fit unleaded petrol and at least one is pocketed. See more here: https://lulis.org/2014/04/03/%d7%a8%d7%95%d7%91%d7%a8-10-%d7%a9%d7%99%d7%a4%d7%95%d7%a5-%d7%9e%d7%a0%d7%95%d7%a2-%d7%92/ and here: https://l...
by luli
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Wilks' cars P1 and P2, thats cars up to 1947
Topic: rocker shaft 194712hp
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: rocker shaft 194712hp

First, how did you manage to remove the head?
Second, all you need to know is here:
https://lulis.org/2013/04/26/%D7%A9%D7% ... %D7%A8-10/