[Sunbeam Talbot Email List] Fwd: Carb valve removal - socket size?
hamilton at accesswave.ca
Thu Feb 27 09:42:54 EST 2014
Great information and I have printed it off to hang in my garage.
At 08:18 AM 2/27/2014, Derek Cook wrote:
>The attached might help.
>From: Staowners [mailto:staowners-bounces at sunbeamtalbot.info] On Behalf Of J W
>Sent: 27 February 2014 03:06
>Subject: [Sunbeam Talbot Email List] Fwd: Carb valve removal - socket size?
>Since none of my British standard sockets would fit into the
>tunnels, I once again went through my toolbox filled with standard
>and metric sizes. This time, I was able to find a couple of sockets
>that were able to remove the valves. Although not ideal, they got
>the job done.
>For future reference, here's what I found:
>Pump Discharge Valve: 7/16" Craftsman deep well socket, 1/4" drive,
>a precision fit
>Pump Check Valve: 12mm SK deep well socket, 1/4" drive.
>With the valves removed, I found that the discharge valve fits my
>socket identified as 3/16W or 1/4BS. However, the pump check valve
>is close, but is too large for this socket. Therefore, I'm not sure
>of the true size of the pump check valve.
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>From: J W <<mailto:im1neng at gmail.com>im1neng at gmail.com>
>Date: Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 9:36 PM
>Subject: Carb valve removal - socket size?
><<mailto:staowners at sunbeamtalbot.info>staowners at sunbeamtalbot.info>
>Can anyone tell what size socket is needed for the removal of the
>pump check valve and pump discharge valve in the Alpine DA 36 carb?
>None of my current sockets fit. I probably have the correct size,
>but I can't tell since these valves are at the bottom of a couple
>of fairly skinny 'tunnels'. I'll need to purchase a new socket, but
>I would prefer not to guess at the size.
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Robert A.C. Hamilton, P.O. Box 5033, Waverley, Nova Scotia, B2R 1S2
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