[Healeys] BJ8 Fuel Pump Trivia

Bob Haskell 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.


Bob Haskell
AHCA 3000 MkI registrar

On 08/07/2017 12:44 AM, Bob Spidell wrote:
> Listers,
> 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.
> Bob
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