[Healeys] Phenolic spacers

Bob Haskell rchaskell at earthlink.net
Sat Mar 25 05:48:07 MDT 2017


The the phenolic spacers are insulators.  On other cars they would be 
installed between the manifold and the heat shield and/or the heat 
shield and the carbs.

But these match the CAB side of the carb body, not the manifold side? 

Not much help, sorry.


Bob Haskell
AHCA 3000 MkI registrar

On 03/24/2017 10:40 PM, Michael Oritt wrote:
> I am reinstalling the H6 carbs after rebuilding them and I hope to wrap
> up everything tomorrow. The Moss kit came with two phenolic spacers
> about 3/8" thick that mount to the outer face of the carburetor bodies,
> assumedly between the face and the air cleaners.
> My car is a Le Mans and cold air box was mounted directly to the carbs
> without any blocks. Using them would make it just that much more
> difficult to get the cold air box and the hose and hose adaptor in
> place. It would also result in the fuel bowl overflow tubes not reaching
> the grommeted holes in the box.
> What function do the blocks serve, are they normally found when CAB's
> are mounted (as opposed to air cleaners) and if so what harm might be
> caused by not using them?
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