Austin A40 Somerset (1952-54)

Austin A40 Somerset (1952-54)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

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

Engine

Bore & Stroke 65.48mm x 89mm
Displacement
1200cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot)
40 – 45 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

 

Carburetor Zenith D/D 30VIG-8
Choke
25
Main
90
Compensating
65
Slow running
50
Pump
50

Valving

Intake tappet clearance
0.015″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance
0.015″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication On gears
Intake valve opens 5° BTDC at 0.021″ clearance

Ignition

Breaker gap 0.014″ – 0.016″
Plug gap 0.017″ – 0.019″
Ignition timing indication Flywheel
Ignition timing
TDC

Clutch

Clutch type Single Dry Spring Plate
Clutch linings
Borg & Beck

Brakes

Brake type
Girling 2LS Hydraulic
Brake linings
Chekko or Ferodo

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In 116” to 18
Camber
Caster angle 2¼°
King pin angle
6¼°