[Healeys] BJ8 Carbs -- Install together or separately?

BJ8 Healeys sbyers at ec.rr.com
Mon Nov 26 18:00:18 MST 2012

Greg, getting to the bottom nuts to remove and install the carbs is a
miserable job.  A friend made a tool that works really well by cutting a
1/2" spanner in two lengthwise and having it welded back in the shape of an
"L".  I'm going to do that next time I have to remove my carbs.

Steve Byers
BJ8 Registry
Havelock, NC  USA

-----Original Message-----
From: healeys-bounces at autox.team.net [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net]
On Behalf Of Greg Mandas
Sent: Monday, November 26, 2012 7:07 PM
To: Alan Seigrist
Cc: Team Healey List
Subject: Re: [Healeys] BJ8 Carbs -- Install together or separately?

Crap. I thought I was doing it wrong. Got one. It's the only way to get to


Sent from my iPhone.

On Nov 26, 2012, at 6:57 PM, Alan Seigrist <healey.nut at gmail.com> wrote:

> Greg -
> Unfortunately the BJ8 carbs must go on and off as a pair because of 
> the
throttle cross shaft slots into the throttle levers on the carb shafts.
> I have found that using the shortie box wrench (from craftsman pro) is 
> the
best way to get to those nuts under the rear carb.

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