On the 6 port 6 cylinder cars prior to the tricarb Mk 2 the strip was 18"
long with the lip facing outboard. On all subsequent cars the strip is 26"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan F Cross" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2005 4:39 PM
Subject: Length of carb sealing strip on BJ8?
> Had a discussion with AH Spares some years ago about the length of their
> carb sealing strip (their part no. BON125, original part no. AHB9095).
> This is the long rubber strip that attaches to the lip of the bonnet/hood
> aperture, to keep the British weather off the carbs.
> AH Spares were, and perhaps still are, selling a strip that is much
> shorter than the 26 inches that I have (honest!!). I think their strip was
> less than 20 inches long.
> Before I ask them again, and also ask Cape about theirs, can anyone
> confirm that 26 inches is the right length? If not, can I ask how long is
> yours (sorry!)?
> Alan F Cross, Berkshire, UK
> BJ8 "Ginny"