Vauxhall Light Six Model DY 12 HP (after Engine No. 716473) (1937-38)

Vauxhall Light Six Model DY 12 HP
(after Engine No. 716473) (1937-38)

The Car

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The Specs

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

Engine

Bore & Stroke 57mm x 100mm
Displacement 1531cc
Firing order 1,5,3,6,2,4
Oil pressure (hot)
30 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Zenith 30 VIG
Choke 22 mm
Main 80
Compensating 75
Pump 80
Slow Running
55

Valving

Intake tappet clearance 0.006″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.013″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication Timing chain and gears
Intake valve opens 2° BTDC

Ignition

Breaker gap 0.010″ – 0.012″
Plug gap 0.020″ – 0.022″ (1938: 0.037″ – 0.040″)
Ignition timing indication Flywheel
Ignition timing 8° BTDC (1938: 4° BTDC)

 

Clutch

Clutch type Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings Friction type

Brakes

Brake type Semi-servo two shoe, mechanical
Brake linings Raybestos CP2

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In 332
Camber 2½°
Caster angle
King pin angle