Wolseley 1500 (1957-58)

Wolseley 1500 (1957-58)

The Car

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The Specs

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


Bore & Stroke 73.025mm x 88.9mm
Displacement 1489cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot) 50 lb./sq. in.


Fuel Supply

Carburetor SU H2
Bore 1¼”
Main Jet 0.090″
Standard EB


Intake tappet clearance 0.015″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.015″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication Dimples on chain wheels
Intake valve opens 5° BTDC at 0.021″ tappet clearance


Breaker gap 0.014″ – 0.016″
Plug gap 0.024″ – 0.026″
Ignition timing indication Pulley and timing cover
Ignition timing 6° BTDC



Clutch type Borg & Beck 8″ A6-G
Clutch linings Wound yarn


Brake type Lockheed Hydraulic
Brake linings M11

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In Parallel
Camber ¾°
Caster angle
King pin angle 6½°