does the drain outlet on the replacement part work?|
Nic Houslip has sent
the photo above of the drain outlet at the lower end of the part. Nic says "the
"valve" is a form of Bunsen Valve but instead of the globe shape end
of the original part (see alongside) the valve above is a 3 pointed star. This
may be more effective".
oh dear what has happened to the part! The thought of a replacement for this part
sends a chill down your spine. The replacement has lost its former character !
Nic feels it will work just as well! I'm not sure Ted would have agreed! There
must have been a recent EU Directive on the design of drain tubes!|
AHC 321 drains water from the bottom of the fresh air intake chamber below
the chromium grille in the bodywork just in front of the centre of the windscreen.
This special valve can get blocked with leaves and other debris and if allowed
to get plugged, water will collect and rust the bottom of the chamber. Many owners
fit a mesh panel under that grille to protect the chamber. (Feb
- cleaning out the drain tube. More