[Healeys] BJ8 Fuel Pump Trivia
rchaskell at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 7 17:09:45 MDT 2017
I think that it's a goof on Moss's part. The unions are used with
elbows (377-042). Their web site shows the elbow assembly used at the
same time as the banjo union and bolt, which is another mistake.
AHCA 3000 MkI registrar
On 08/07/2017 12:44 AM, Bob Spidell wrote:
> Just when I thought I had the Moss catalog committed to memory, I found
> something I hadn't noticed before. The page for 'Fuel Pump late BJ8,'
> shows a 'union, inlet and outlet' that bolts into the the pump body
> (page# 35 in my catalog). This appears to be the same as the fitting on
> our BN2's pump. However, my BJ8's pump, and its original piping
> (AFAIK), has the earlier, banjo-style fitting (a big, hollow bolt
> similar to those on the carbs; Moss# 370-350). Anyway, Moss shows the
> 'BN2' style fitting for cars after 28225; my car is body number 38652
> and, as I mentioned, it definitely has the 'earlier' style banjo and
> bolt. I know there was often some carryover of leftover earlier car
> parts, but my body number is significantly later (built in November
> 1966). So, my question is, does anybody with a BJ8 have the 'union'
> style fitting, instead of the banjo and bolt? Or, is this a goof by
> Moss? FWIW, my BMC parts book doesn't show either type for BJ8 pumps.
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