Round Door Kitten Restoration

RRose

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New fuel level sending unit - thanks for the tip J-Farm
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PJL

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I worked on a few Lucas equipped autos back in the day. Jaguars and Triumphs, MG's, etc....
One that even had a harness smoke leak. It wasn't equipped with a smoke refill port either. Had to rewire a TR-6. Which luckily wasn't much wiring. And one more thing, standard colors like red is hot and black is negative. Nope.

No wonder the Brits drink.
 

vintagebike

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Our 57 Kitten has a 12 volt battery , Starter and Generator. It looks like the Ford Anglia 100e , the source of the kitten engine, had a 12 volt system from 1955.
 

Pontoon Princess

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What are your thoughts on the ‘54 12v generator? Could it have had a 12v generator in it originally?
NO, all of the round door kittens were 6 volt from the factory, but, that did not stop someone from changing it to 12 volt, best reason for the change, was it spin the engine faster on those cold days
 
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RRose

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Started tearing the motor down today. Just have to get the valves out and it will be ready for the machine shop.
Figured out why the motor was pulled - found a broken cam follower
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GMoose

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Excellent, looks like good progress. Can you get the parts you need for the rebuild?
 

RRose

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Excellent, looks like good progress. Can you get the parts you need for the rebuild?
I’m pretty sure all the parts are available. I know there is a place local to me that specializes in Anglias. I gotta get it over to the machine shop to make the sure the block is salvageable.
 

GMoose

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I’m pretty sure all the parts are available. I know there is a place local to me that specializes in Anglias. I gotta get it over to the machine shop to make the sure the block is salvageable.
Could you place a quarter by those pistons and post another picture of them so we can see just how small they are.
 

redsqwrl

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I’m pretty sure all the parts are available. I know there is a place local to me that specializes in Anglias. I gotta get it over to the machine shop to make the sure the block is salvageable.
What year is your kitten?

do you have a water pump?

do you have the number off the block?
 
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