[ROVERNET - UK] Eimination of the AED on a P6B ??
phing at videotron.ca
Sat Nov 24 15:16:02 GMT 2007
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From: "Jim Hall" <jimhall at frii.com>
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Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2007 12:12 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Eimination of the AED on a P6B ??
> Converting to manual operation of the SUs is less expensive by far, and
> works just fine. You don't have to add a choke, it is already there, just
> not connected. What is missing is the fast idle cam and the clamps for a
> choke cable. I got the cams (left hand and right hand) off of junk carbs
> from a 72 MGB, but I bet the same cams were used on other cars. Get the
> little bushings from the choke spindles too, because the Rover setup has
> bushings that are too short when you add the cams. I used a single choke
> cable, but I have also seen it done with a double cable from a Triumph (one
> knob operates two cables), which is probably easier. With the single cable,
> I had to fabricate a linkage between the carbs, which was very difficult to
> get right. The early 3500 cars had manual chokes, and the official
> 3500/3500S shop manual has some illustrations that help. Takes a lot of
> fiddling around, but I have heard that the four-barrel carb conversion
> requires some work for the throttle linkage.
> Have fun.
> Jim Hall
> '70 3500S in Colorado
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "phing" <phing at videotron.ca>
> To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 9:43 PM
> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Eimination of the AED on a P6B ??
>> I'm starting the Rip Van Winkle Revival project by cleaning out the carbs
>> and fuel system . The primary objective ,diversion of the majority of the
>> fuel flow from the vapour recovery systems into the engine has been
>> achieved by re-opening the carburetor needle valves, flushing the float
>> chambers and freeing up the floats .After reading the shop manual I have
>> concluded that the AED seems to be complex way to manage a cold start
>> .Assuming no environmental constraints , is it possible to junk the whole
>> system and install a conventional choke on one or both of the standard SU
>> carbs on a NADA spec 1970 P6B 3500S ?,
>> Or would it be easier simply to junk the SUs and fit a honking great
>> American carb and inlet manifolding ?
>> All advice would be most welcome
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