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Tappet Tool for Rolls Royce "B" series motors.
Details below after an internet discussion on the subject. Sketch and picture are courtesy of Andy form Live Steam Models.
> I cannot express how frustrated I am right now. I cannot get just one
> tappet adjusted to the .015 clearance and set that way. What is the
> trick to working upside down/backwards in a mirror while trying to
> move one nut and not another?
How many spanners have you droped so far ;)
what you need is the little tool that's in the photo. I have done a
sketch of the shape so you get the idea of what it looks like. Also a photo of
the one for doing the inlet tappits - just for referance for those that
haven't seen one before so you know what to look for at the next military
auto jumble. I had the same problem when the first time I adjusted the
tappets on my Saracen. Trying to work upside down with 3 spanners
tied to string is not easy.
Download the big pics by clicking on the small pics...
Thanks yet again to Andy.
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