[ROVERNET - UK] Carb Parts
vmi2148 at bigpond.net.au
Sun Nov 7 06:24:22 GMT 2004
The needles are the part that wears from fuel flow, making the mixture rich
in the most-used zone.
They tend to be expensive though for what they are.
----- Original Message -----
From: "smanwell" <smanwell at sprintmail.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 07, 2004 1:45 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Carb Parts
> Hi Bill,
> Two sources in the US that I have bought SU parts from are Joe Curto in
> New York state -- he is an SU specialist who advertises in Hemmings, and
> Moss Motors. Joe C. can supply the parts based on telling him that its an
> HD8 for a 3 litre MkII. He can also rebuild the complete carb or just
> bore the carb body for an oversize throttle shaft if the shaft is loose in
> the body.
> If you don't do a full rebuild, it is at least worthwhile to replace the
> jet with its rubber diaphram -- I have never actually seen one of these
> diaphrams spring a fuel leak, but it seems risky to rely on a 40 year-old
> rubber diaphram that flexes every time the cold start is used. Same goes
> for HD8s on P4s and early P6s. I don't see a need to replace the needle
> that mates with the jet. Other than that there is only a few gaskets and
> the needle valve for the float bowl.
> Moss Motors can supply the HD8 parts too, but you have to order them as
> Austin Healey 3000 parts. I believe it is the 0.125" jet that you want.
> (Some HD6's use a 0.100" jet.) If you have trouble identifying the parts,
> try contacting Kelvin Dodd at Moss, he is a Rover owner and RSTCA member
> And don't rule out the Rover specialists like ABC in Vancouver or Spectral
> Kinetics (Dermott Harvey) in NY or James Dean in Florida.
> --Steve Manwell
> Bill Oppermann wrote:
>>BlankHello fellow Rover folks,
>>I am new to this arena. I have an 1965 Rover 3 Litre Mark II which has
>>store (poorly) for some time now and I am trying to bring it to life. So
>>far I've realized in needs an carburator overhaul kit. The rubber diaphram
>>is cracked and leaking. Does anyone out there know a good source for
>>purchasing this type of thing?
>>Thanks to anyone that can help.
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