[Healeys] Carb tuning kit WAS: HS4 Tri-carb tuning

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Tue Jul 7 10:17:26 MDT 2020

Hate it when that happens. I think they're aluminium, so you can't fetch 
them with a magnetic pick-up tool.

On 7/7/2020 8:52 AM, Michael Salter wrote:
> And be very careful not to drop the little wrench down inside the 
> front suspension strut like I did yesterday 😠
> On Tue., Jul. 7, 2020, 11:24 a.m. Bob Spidell, <bspidell at comcast.net 
> <mailto:bspidell at comcast.net>> wrote:
>     Tom,
>     I don't have mine handy, but from memory:
>     The two black plastic rod-looking things go into the center of the
>     vacuum pistons. In those go the 90-deg bent wires. With these you
>     can see the pistons rise and fall, so as to even airflow. They
>     also allow ballpark 1/32 piston lifts to check mixture.
>     The small brass plug-looking thing is a jet-centering tool that
>     goes in place of a jet; very handy if you're doing a complete
>     overhaul and replacing the jets.
>     By far the most useful tool is the small wrench that looks like
>     the tool some people use to floss; it's the only way I can get to
>     the jet adjusting nuts on my BN2. Any other tool--wrench, pliers,
>     etc.--would be almost impossible to use with the carbs on the car.
>     All in all, a simple but useful collection of tools. Did I miss any?
>     Bob
>     On 7/7/2020 4:41 AM, Tom via Healeys wrote:
>>     I've always wondered:   what do each of those little tools in the
>>     tuning kit do?
>>     - Tom

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