Humber Super Snipe Series I (1958-59)

Humber Super Snipe Series I (1958-59)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

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


Bore & Stroke 82.55mm x 82.55mm
Firing order 1,5,3,6,2,4
Oil pressure (hot)
45 – 50 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Stromberg DIV42
Choke 1516
Main L2080
Metering 0.068
By-pass 0.062
Idle tube 64 x 75
H/S bleed 52
Idle bleed 75


Intake tappet clearance
0.014″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance
0.014″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication Marks on timing gears
Intake valve opens
20° BTDC at 0.0195″ clearance


Breaker gap 0.015″
Plug gap 0.025″
Ignition timing indication
Fan pulley and timing cover
Ignition timing
5° – 7° BTDC (premium)


Clutch type Borg & Beck Hydraulic Operation
Clutch linings
Wound yarn


Brake type
Girling Servo-Assist
Brake linings
Ferodo DM8 (front); DMI (rear)

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In 18” (Note: Toe-in and steering angles with car laden to gap gauges)
Camber +0° 45′
Caster angle -½° (neg.)
King pin angle
8° 15′ ± 15′