Piston spray bars

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Gary C
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Piston spray bars

Post by Gary C » Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:48 pm

Is there a set pressure that these should open?

Can they be overhauled?

Some I can blow through using an air can, others nothing doing and appear totally blocked. Have removed nozzle off some and most have a ball bearing inside, others not. Presume they should have ball bearing but whoever has taken them apart before has lost it.

How critical are they to operation of engine and piston cooling?

Has anyone run a 16v engine without them fitted?

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Re: Piston spray bars

Post by Toddman » Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:32 pm

I have the Citroen manual for the mi16 so will get my bro to have a look with me and see if we can find anything useful Gary then can scan and send
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Re: Piston spray bars

Post by Gary C » Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:05 pm

Thanks.

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Re: Piston spray bars

Post by Vanny » Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:13 pm

Toddman wrote:I have the Citroen manual for the mi16
Did you mean xb 16 112-1a?

Its on the BXProject as a scan already, need an account to access at the moment though

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Re: Piston spray bars

Post by Toddman » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:03 pm

Vanny wrote:
Toddman wrote:I have the Citroen manual for the mi16
Did you mean xb 16 112-1a?

Its on the BXProject as a scan already, need an account to access at the moment though
Possibly :D
By the time I had dug out the manuals and had a look with my bro Gary has already rebuilt the bottom end
Please call me Luke :)
1989 BX 16valve White 69k - Restoring to original ready for 2017
1990 BX 16valve Silver - Almost complete

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