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Manifold spherical washer.


Anthony G
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Hi all,

While preparing to take the inlet manifold off my '64 Vitesse 1600 (Solex carbs), I found that one of the clamps was missing a spherical washer (Part no 119324).

Rimmers have one listed but, at £7.32, it's a bit steep, unless it's my only option.

Does anybody have one they would be prepared to sell me, please?

 

 

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18 minutes ago, Anthony G said:

Many thanks! 😁

(It comes to something that it takes a Coronavirus Lockdown to persuade me to polish/ paint the manifolds on a car I've owned for 25 years ... it's either that or mow the lawn ... 😖)

I like mowing the lawn! I just put headphones on, stream something by bluetooth, and forget about all the woes of the world. It's quite therapeutic.

I think I sold all my washers when I changed the engine from Mk1 to Mk2; I know I sold the entire manifold fitting kit, clamps, bolts etc but will check in about half an hour when I'm out there, just in case there were ever spares.

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Hi all,

Thanks for your efforts to find one and your suggestions.

I will take a look at the later types with a view to possibly modifying one. If all else fails, there's always buying one, so I won't be stuck. (That said, I ran her for years without knowing one was missing, so it can't be that essential ...)

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Hi

Would that be what is described as a Cone washer? the radius part fits a dimple in the clamp?. Didn`t find one but I did find a part gasket set for a Vitesse.!!. That`s been there from the 80`s and 4 house moves!. If I cut 2 cylinders off will it fit a Herald (tongue in cheek🤣)

Pete

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