Bedford 500

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leebonfield
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Bedford 500

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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?

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Re: Bedford 500

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Guy Arab maybe your man

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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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Re: Bedford 500

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Cheers would appreciate that.

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leebonfield wrote:Cheers would appreciate that.

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your settings are inlet .006 hot
exhaust .013 hot
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Re: Bedford 500

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Beautiful. Thank you very much.
Would you know where I might find a manual for this motor?

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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
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Look for Bedford enthusiasts on FB, or just google for web sites
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Re: Bedford 500

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Thank you for all your help.

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