[Healeys] BJ8 Carbs -- Install together or separately?
gmandas at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 27 17:04:20 MST 2012
I'll have to try it from underneath. I'm always laying on top with my arm
bent at an odd angle.
--- On Mon, 11/26/12, Tom Felts <tomfelts at windstream.net> wrote:
> From: Tom Felts <tomfelts at windstream.net>
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] BJ8 Carbs -- Install together or separately?
> To: "Alan Seigrist" <healey.nut at gmail.com>, "Greg Mandas"
<gmandas at yahoo.com>
> Cc: "Team Healey List" <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Date: Monday, November 26, 2012, 8:45 PM
> I jack up the car--lay on my back and
> reach up with a long open end 1/2" wrench to tighten that
> nut. It is a pain in the butt.
> ---- Alan Seigrist <healey.nut at gmail.com>
> 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.
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 6:47 AM, Greg Mandas <gmandas at yahoo.com>
> > Do "You" remove/install the carbs on a BJ8 together as
> one unit or
> > separately?
> > I do them together, but it's a bit difficult to get to
> the two bolts under
> > the rear carb.
> > I'm assuming to replace them separately, you'd have to
> disassemble the
> > linkage and reset it afterwards.
> > Greg
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