Standard Flying Eight (1939)

Standard Flying Eight (1939)

The Car

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The Specs

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


Bore & Stroke 57mm x 100mm
Displacement 1021cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot)
40 – 60 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Solex 26 AIC
Choke 21
Main 195
Compensating 220
Slow Running 45
Progression GA4:GS95


Intake tappet clearance 0.015″ (cold)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.015″ (cold)
Valve-timing indication Flywheel
Intake valve opens 10° BTDC


Breaker gap 0.010″ – 0.012″
Plug gap 0.040″
Ignition timing indication
Ignition timing TDC


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


Brake type Bendix
Brake linings Bendix Composition

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In 18” toe-out
Camber ±½°
Caster angle
King pin angle 10°