Wolseley  Series III 12/48 (Late 1937)

Wolseley  Series III 12/48 (Late 1937)

The Car

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The Specs

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


Bore & Stroke
69.5mm x 102mm
Displacement 1548cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot) 60 lb./sq. in.


Fuel Supply

Carburetor SU
Standard No. 4
Rich L12
Weak S4


Intake tappet clearance 0.015″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.015″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication
Crankshaft pulley
Intake valve opens 11° BTDC


Breaker gap 0.012″
Plug gap 0.018″ – 0.022″
Ignition timing indication Crankshaft pulley
Ignition timing TDC Vernier on zero



Clutch type Borg & Beck Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings


Brake type Lockheed Hydraulic
Brake linings Wolseley

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In 316
Caster angle 1½° to 2°
King pin angle