Morris 8 saloon 1935-39 ‘sliding head’
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Morris 8 saloon 1935-39 ‘sliding head’ Specifications
4 Cylinder in line
Bore & Stroke: 57 mm x 90 mm
Displacement: 918.6 cc
Valves: side
Compression ratio: -
Carburation: single SU
Power output: 27.5bhp at 4,400rpm

Maximum speed: 58 mph
Acceleration: 0-50 mph 37 secs
Overall fuel consumption: 38-42 mpg

6 volt coil, 14mm Champion L10 plugs

Clutch: single, dry plate
Gearbox: 3-speed, synchromesh on
2nd and top
Ratios: 5.375, 5.729 & 16.85 to 1
reverse 22.84 to 1
Propellar Shaft: Shaft and spiral bevel

Double box section type

Lockheed Hydraulic, 8in drums

Bishop cam

Semi eliptic front and rear with Armstrong hydraulic shock absorbers
Wheels & Tyres
17in Magna detachable wire
450 x 17in crossply

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 6in
Track - front: 3ft 9in
Track - rear: 4ft 3.5in
Overall length: 11ft 9in
Overall width: 4ft 8in
Overall height: 5ft 2in
Ground clearance: 6.8in
Turning circle: Left 34ft 3in,
right: 35ft 3in
Kerb weight: 15.25 cwt
Tank capacity:5.5 gallons
Sump capacity: 5 pints