Austin Eighteen (1940)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

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

Engine

Bore & Stroke 69.35mm x 111mm
Displacement
2510cc
Firing order 1,5,3,6,2,4
Oil pressure (hot)
20 – 30 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Zenith Downdraft
Choke
26 extra bar
Main
115
Compensating
75
Slow running
70

Valving

Intake tappet clearance
0.004″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance
0.004″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication Flywheel
Intake valve opens TDC

Ignition

Breaker gap 0.012″
Plug gap 0.017″ – 0.018″
Ignition timing indication Flywheel
Ignition timing
½” BTDC

Clutch

Clutch type Single Dry Spring Plate
Clutch linings
Borg & Beck

Brakes

Brake type
Girling
Brake linings
Moulded

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In 18
Camber
Caster angle 3½°
King pin angle
10¼°