Wolseley Four-Fifty (1949-53)

Wolseley Four-Fifty (1949-53)

The Car

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The Specs

Below are the technical specifications and any performance numbers we could get.


Bore & Stroke
73.5mm x 87mm
Displacement 1477cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot) 30 lb./sq. in. at 30 mph


Fuel Supply

Carburetor SU
Standard EM
Rich EE
Weak No. 1


Intake tappet clearance 0.015″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.015″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication
Flywheel and pointer
Intake valve opens 5° BTDC (Full retard)


Breaker gap 0.014″ – 0.016″
Plug gap 0.020″ – 0.022″
Ignition timing indication Camshaft and crankshat sprockets
Ignition timing TDC (Full retard)



Clutch type Borg & Beck Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings


Brake type Lockheed Hydraulic
Brake linings

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In Nil
Camber Vertical
Caster angle
King pin angle