Posts Tagged ‘throttle’

Throttle Cable Modification

Throttle Cable Modification Owning a Austin-Healey “Bugeye” Sprite always made me wonder about the somewhat arcane mechanical throttle linkage system in my BT7. The Bugeye has a very simple accelerator control system whereby the accelerator pedal and the carburetors are connected via a cable. This provides a direct and immediately responsive system assuming that the […]


Fuel System

Fuel Pump and Fuel Lines

The Original Fuel System The fuel system consists of the fuel tank, the fuel pump, the carburetters and the air cleaners. The original fuel system included the following: Fuel tank: 14.4 U.S. gallon steel tank Fuel pump: SU electric Carburetters: Twin 1 3/4” semi-downdraft HD6 Air Cleaners: Coopers “pancake” type.  Modified Fuel System Aluminum Fuel […]


Entry 21- Heater, Engine, Exhaust Manifold, Throttle Linkage, Fuel Filter

Heater Box Removed

Heater Case Assembly Still on a mission to remove the heater case assembly, I loosened the clips holding the wiring harness around the heater to gain a little maneuvering room. In two cases, as the images show, the clips were secured with phillips head screws while the clip in the firewall was fastened with a […]


Engine Clean-up and Reinstall

Engine Install

One of the things I wanted to accomplish with the engine clean-up was to have the  exhaust header coated to reduce heat in the engine compartment and interior. I used Swain Coatings. The header came back looking great. Time will tell if the coating holds up and is effective in reducing heat. I also did […]