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RE: B-series timing covers & oil throwers

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Subject: RE: B-series timing covers & oil throwers
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Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 10:38:32 -0500
Larry Unger wrote:

>>>... It would seem that once the change occurred
>>>[cover, seal, thrower] the old part number was
>>>superceded by the new ... IOW, all subsequent
>>>requests for an oil thrower were filled with the new
>>>part ...   make sense?
Barney Gaylord wrote:

>>Logically, yes.  Intuitively, no.  It may be a great
>>temptation for the vendors to stock just one part,
>>but IMHO the later thrower would not work as well
>>with the earlier cover, having a larger gap between.
Agree ... but unfortunately I think that this is exactly
what is happening ... David Darby indicated that
>"... according to the BMC 1600 parts listings, the
>crankshaft pulley is part No. 11G81 until engine No.
16GC\8263, when it becomes part No. 12H773." ...
the Brown & Gammons catalog makes no reference
to the earlier 11G81 part number only the later
>12H773 part number.

Safety Fast! ...

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