Triumph Dolomite 1½ Litre (1938)

Triumph Dolomite 1½ Litre (1938)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

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


Bore & Stroke 69mm x 100mm
Displacement 1496cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot)
30 – 40 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Solex horizontal 30 mm
Choke 26
Main 120
Correction 210
Slow Running 55


Intake tappet clearance 0.004″ (cold)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.004″ (cold)
Valve-timing indication Flywheel
Intake valve opens 12° BTDC


Breaker gap 0.012″
Plug gap 0.022″
Ignition timing indication
Ignition timing 5° BTDC


Clutch type Borg & Beck Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings Moulded asbestos


Brake type Girling Hydrastatic
Brake linings Ferodo

Wheel Alignment

Toe-Out 18” max
Camber 1½°
Caster angle
King pin angle