Standard Vanguard Iii (1955-58)

Standard Vanguard Iii (1955-58)

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)
70 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Solex 32 BIO/4
Choke 25
Main 135
Air Correction 190
Starter 135
Idling 55


Intake tappet clearance 0.010″ (cold)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.012″ (cold)
(0.010″ where aluminum rocker pedestals are fitted)
Valve-timing indication Timing wheels
Intake valve opens ntake and exhaust valves should be equally open at TDC on exhaust stroke at 0.0165″ rocker clearance


Breaker gap  0.015″
Plug gap 0.032″
Ignition timing indication Pulley and pointer
Ignition timing Early models: TDC; Later models: 12° BTDC


Clutch type Borg & Beck Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings Moulded


Brake type Lockheed Hydraulic
Brake linings 9″ dia. MR41

Wheel Alignment

Toe-OUT Parallel to 116
Camber 2° static laden
Caster angle ½° static laden
King pin angle 5½° static laden