Standard Eight (1946-48)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

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


Bore & Stroke 56.7mm x 100mm
Displacement 1009cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot)
30 – 40 lb./sq. in. at 30 – 40 mph

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Solex 26 AIC
Choke 21
Main 95
Compensating 200
Progression GA4:GS95
Slow Running 45


Intake tappet clearance 0.015″ (cold)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.015″ (cold)
Valve-timing indication Timing wheel and flywheel
Intake valve opens 10° BTDC


Breaker gap 0.010″ – 0.012″
Plug gap 0.025″
Ignition timing indication
Ignition timing TDC


Clutch type Borg & Beck Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings Borg & Beck Composition


Brake type Bendix
Brake linings Bendix Moulded Composition

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In parallel to 116” toe-out
Camber 1½°
Caster angle
King pin angle 8°