Looks like I have to give my favorite supplier a call.
Somethings missing on my car!
Just goes to show I never stop learning new things.
Thank you for the correction John.
'53 BN1 '64 BJ8
--- John Harper <AH@jharper.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Sorry but I have to disagree with you here. Yes
> there are return springs
> on the actual carburettor spindles as you describe
> but in addition there
> is the extension spring (1B 2711) that runs fore and
> aft more or less
> alongside the forward and aft link that goes between
> the bell crank on
> the exhaust manifold and the body bell crank on LHD
> cars and the cross
> shaft on RHD cars.
> The front spring loop goes though the manifold bell
> crank pin and
> doubles as a method of holding the bell crank spring
> washer in place and
> compressed. Some owners fit a split pin here as on
> page C/2 of the
> workshop manual and then fit the spring through the
> head of the split
> pin but this arrangement does not seem quite right.
> A split pin is
> called up in the parts list but it is likely that
> this is a hang over
> from the A90 Atlantic list.
> The rear of the spring fits through a small right
> angle bracket (1B
> 2714) which is fitted under the lock nut of the rear
> ball joint where it
> is attached to the forward and aft rod.
> Incidentally the diagram on page C/4 has always been
> wrong. Very early
> on it was realised that ball joints were only safe
> when in tension and
> the arrangement was changed but the manual never got
> All the best.
> >Tim -
> >H4 and H6 carbs have the throttle return spring
> >wrapped around the throttle shaft itself - so AH
> >and 100Ms don't have your typical throttle return
> >spring (as you describe). If your car has a
> >return spring connected any where else other than
> >being wrapped around the throttle shaft, it's not
> >original (not a big deal, I have a non-standard
> >throttle return spring on my car... many 100 owners
> >'53 BN1 '64 BJ8
> >--- timothy bolish <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Hi, Can somebody tell me were the proper
> >> of the throttle return
> >> spring goes on a 100-4 and I guess the 100-4M is
> >> same. I know the one
> >> end goes on the horizontal shaft next to the
> >> bellcrank by the firewall but I
> >> have seen the other end go many places. Where is
> >> proper place.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Tim
> John Harper