Rocker cover for a 2lt Laser

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Rocker cover for a 2lt Laser

Postby Mk3CortinaCapri » Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:54 pm

As my Capri currently has a K&N air filter and a sierra rocker cover, would this be the right rocker cover if I wanted to put it back to an original appearance. Only bit I'm not sure about is the bracket on the top

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Re: Rocker cover for a 2lt Laser

Postby D366Y » Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:43 pm

I think we figured out at Brooklands once that the bracket on the top is for one of the hoses to the heater matrix in the bulkhead, but think it only applies to manual choke carbs? Think auto chokes are laid out differently and don't have the bracket on top....?

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Re: Rocker cover for a 2lt Laser

Postby Mk3CortinaCapri » Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:52 pm

Arh, okay, that makes sense. So the auto choke ones don't have this bracket

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Re: Rocker cover for a 2lt Laser

Postby D366Y » Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:44 pm

If I remember correctly then no they won't

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Re: Rocker cover for a 2lt Laser

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:49 pm

That’s the wrong rocker cover if you want to use the old style air filter . As the two brackets are not there also the top bracket is as dan says for a manual choke . I also think ours are wider ? Peter will know .
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Re: Rocker cover for a 2lt Laser

Postby Not_Anumber » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:44 am

i cant remember when they changed but the later Pinto rocker covers were wider than the early ones and I think the cork gaskets were different for the 2 types.

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Re: Rocker cover for a 2lt Laser

Postby tejb1 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:57 pm

I believe it was 1982 or thereabouts, and the two gaskets are different.