1933 RR Phantom II - Gurney Nutting Faux Cabriolet
The engine has a semi-expanding type carburetor which uses a large air cleaner. It's very different than the Pocher carb.
Building a carburetor of that type is described in my Semi-Expanding Carburetor Build Note. Click here to download details:
The engine also incorporates changes and additions outlined in my RR Detail Notes - Vol. 1. Click here to download details:
One other detail. Unlike Pocher kits, there is no accelerator pedal mounted off the gearbox. Rolls-Royce mounted the accelerator pedal on the chassis rail.
Click here for a comprehensive story of the Gurney Nutting RR build:
Rear view of the new carburetor. The rod sticking out from behind the air cleaner is part of the control linkage for the starting carburetor.
Distributor, coil and ignition wiring ...
None of the complicated carburetor controls were included in the Pocher kits. These are based on Rolls-Royce drawings ...
Exhaust manifold, downpipe and magneto drive ...
Torque Reaction Damper
Brake servo mechanism