Solex carb jets, P3 75

Solex carb jets, P3 75

Postby djm16 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:53 am

I have no history on this car but the carb clearly is not set up correctly.

Setting the idle mixture as advised causes a) lean at WOT b) leaner rear three cylinders than front.

I have had it apart for cleaning and checking for blockages, now clear. But it occurs to me that a) the jets may need replacing, and b) they may not necessarily be the correct ones for the application.

It is a Solex twin downdraft Solex 30PAAI-2.

Anyone have the correct jet sizes? Or know where to look?
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Re: Solex carb jets, P3 75

Postby lakesrally » Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:31 pm

Attached extract from the RSR P3 maunal. Suggest you buy a copy, lots of good info in there.


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Re: Solex carb jets, P3 75

Postby djm16 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:28 am

Thank you for posting that. I have the Rover Workshop manual TP/107/A and did not realise anything else was available. I also have the parts catalogue.
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Re: Solex carb jets, P3 75

Postby lakesrally » Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:34 pm

They are similar but there a few things in the RSR publication that are not in TP/107/A. Best of luck.
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