[Healeys] Cheese head screws

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Sun Oct 2 14:44:16 MDT 2016

Hi Michael,

HD8 carb float bowl/diaphragm is held on by four 1.5/8 long cheese
head 10-32 screws

WZX 1220
Part 50 on http://sucarb.co.uk/carbspec/carburettor/spares/id/1584/


On 10/3/16, Michael Salter <michaelsalter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Slotted cheese head 10/32 screws were originally used in several places on
> Healeys for securing such things as the overdrive solenoid, the shock
> absorber cover plates, headlight adjuster screws etc.
> I have searched extensively for such screws in any length and have been
> unable to source them anywhere.
> I realize that Fillister heads are readily available, and I have, in the
> past, resorted to machining their heads flat  but I would very much prefer
> to get the right heads if possible.
> 53K2636 seems to be the most commonly used original part number.
> Can anyone recommend a source..
> Thanks.
> Michael S
> BN1 #174

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