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How to overhaul a Stromberg carburettor

The Stromberg carburettor does not have a regular service schedule, but should be cleaned about ...

Checking a Ford VV carburettor

Ford carburettor for small cars The carburettor combines the main features of the fixed-jet and ...

How to drain engine oil and remove filter

Bolt-on filter bowl An oil-filter bowl of a type found on many early cars. The bowl is secured t...

Checking and cleaning an SU carburettor

Remove the screws to take off the dashpot. Before lifting it off mark the dashpot and flange. Th...

Removing and grinding valves

Compressing a valve spring. Removing the collets. Good engine performance depends on valve condi...

Checking for wheel and tyre damage

Tyres are put under tremendous strains when a car is being driven. There are only four relatively...

Cleaning and fitting spark plugs

Pull off the lead by its cap. Clean away dirt from around the plug with a soft brush. A...

Removing a carburettor for cleaning

Lifting off the carburettor Unscrew the nuts holding the carburettor to the inlet manifold studs...

Changing an oil filter

Fit the sealing ring in the mounting flange. Replace the spring over the central bolt, followed ...

Checking the emission valve and breather

The crankcase emission valve governs the amount of crankcase oil fumes that are recycled into the...