[Healeys] BN2 H4 SU rebuild

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Fri Nov 10 11:10:00 MST 2017

Hi Mike,

There are Teflon orings available to replace the cork- you will
eliminate the fuel leaking from the jets completely that way. McMaster
sell them for a few dollars, two go in place of each cork ring (four
total) and no more leaks.

Also, if you don't have one, get yourself a jet aligning tool. Moss
sells a kit with a jet wrench and aligning tool for a few dollars,
well worth it. The problem is that the carb body indents where the
last jet was tightened up and when you tighten the new jet up it will
tend to want to slip into the old location. The jet tool is a rigid
bar that holds the jet in the correct position while you tighten the


On 11/10/17, josef-eckert at t-online.de <josef-eckert at t-online.de> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> soak the cork jet seals in engine oil for at least one day before you fit
> them. Do the fit and centreing of the jets carefully. It a little fiddle,
> as you need to fit the damper and damper domes first before. Then check the
> move of the damper and to hhear a "plop" when it reached the down position.
> Adjust the float level correctly, use a 11mm drill.
> Josef Eckert
> Konigswinter/Germany
> -----Original-Nachricht-----
> Betreff: [Healeys] BN2 H4 SU rebuild
> Datum: 2017-11-09T22:39:38+0100
> Von: "mike brooks" <hypercubic at yahoo.co.uk>
> An: "healeys at autox.team.net" <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Just got the two H4 SU carb bodies back from Burlen after they have
> rebushed the throttle spindles and fitted new spindles and discs. I'm doing
> the rest of the rebuild myself, using Burlen's rebuild kits. Does anyone
> who's done this themselves have any tips or tricks for me?
> Thanks
> Mike Brooks
> '56 BN2
> Scotland

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