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Bedford 500

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:45 am
by leebonfield
Hi there I have a 1979 Bedford bus with a 500 diesel motor. I would like to check the valve clearances but can't find a manual for this engine. Would any one on here know what the gaps for the intake and exhaust should be?

Kind regards Lee

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Re: Bedford 500

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:06 pm
by LB608
Guy Arab maybe your man

Re: Bedford 500

PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:14 am
by Guy_Arab
leebonfield wrote:Hi there I have a 1979 Bedford bus with a 500 diesel motor. I would like to check the valve clearances but can't find a manual for this engine. Would any one on here know what the gaps for the intake and exhaust should be?

Kind regards Lee

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I check my data list
GUY ARAB

Re: Bedford 500

PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:34 am
by leebonfield
Cheers would appreciate that.

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Re: Bedford 500

PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:50 pm
by Guy_Arab
leebonfield wrote:Cheers would appreciate that.

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your settings are inlet .006 hot
exhaust .013 hot
GUY ARAB

Re: Bedford 500

PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:57 pm
by leebonfield
Beautiful. Thank you very much.
Would you know where I might find a manual for this motor?

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Re: Bedford 500

PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:13 pm
by Guy_Arab
leebonfield wrote:Beautiful. Thank you very much.
Would you know where I might find a manual for this motor?

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sorry I only have motor data page plus wiring diagram. I CAN CHECK MY PORTABLE BACK UP FILES MAY TAKE SOME TIME FORTY YEARS SINCE I HAD A BEDFORD COACH
GUY ARAB

Re: Bedford 500

PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:47 pm
by boronia
Look for Bedford enthusiasts on FB, or just google for web sites

Re: Bedford 500

PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:55 am
by leebonfield
Thank you for all your help.

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