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sunbeam:start [2018/04/04 00:00]
jeff [Books]
sunbeam:start [2018/06/09 17:22] (current)
jeff [Tips and Tricks]
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   * Part HGGP001-WS "Gas Pump Hose Grommet"​ from [[http://​www.restorationspecialties.com/​|Restoration Specialties]] can be used in place of the upper petrol tank filler grommet (NLA) on the series I and II. The new grommet needs to be modified by cutting material away from the center so that the opening is large enough to slip it over the filler neck.   * Part HGGP001-WS "Gas Pump Hose Grommet"​ from [[http://​www.restorationspecialties.com/​|Restoration Specialties]] can be used in place of the upper petrol tank filler grommet (NLA) on the series I and II. The new grommet needs to be modified by cutting material away from the center so that the opening is large enough to slip it over the filler neck.
   * The valve spring installed heights for the inner and outer springs on the Alpine series V shown in WSM 145 are incorrect. ​ The valve springs for the series 5 are considerably shorter than the series 1-4 and have shorter installed heights. The correct installed heights are given in the Hillman Hunter workshop manual WSM 149.   * The valve spring installed heights for the inner and outer springs on the Alpine series V shown in WSM 145 are incorrect. ​ The valve springs for the series 5 are considerably shorter than the series 1-4 and have shorter installed heights. The correct installed heights are given in the Hillman Hunter workshop manual WSM 149.
 +  * There have been several reports of new rubber timing chain tensioners swelling and failing. Some vendors are claiming this is due to incompatibility of the rubber and "high mileage"​ motor oils. Some members of the SACOA forum are [[http://​forum.sunbeamalpine.org/​index.php?​threads/​rubber-tensioner.15088/​|recommending that we reuse old timing chain tensioners]] instead of replacing them.
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