Standard Vanguard I (1949-52)

Standard Vanguard I (1949-52)

The Car

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The Specs

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


Bore & Stroke 85mm x 92mm
Displacement 2088cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot)
40 – 60lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Solex 32 BIO
Choke 25
Main 135
Air Correction 190
Progression GA6(2) : GS130
Idling 55


Intake tappet clearance 0.010″ (cold)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.012″ (cold)
Valve-timing indication Marks on timing wheels
Intake valve opens Intake and exhaust valves should be equally open at TDC on exhaust stroke at 0.0165″ rocker clearance


Breaker gap  0.012″
Plug gap 0.030″ – 0.032″
Ignition timing indication Pointer on timing chain case
Ignition timing 4° BTDC


Clutch type Borg & Beck Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings 9″


Brake type Lockheed Hydraulic
Brake linings Ferodo MR19 9″x1¾”

Wheel Alignment

Toe-OUT Parallel to 18
Caster angle 1° positive
King pin angle 7½°