MKI / MKII S type 240 340 & Daimler 1955 - 1967

C Type head?

 
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Old 03-18-2019, 12:37 PM
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I have been promised a C type head to replace the bad one on my 3.8S 1966 Does anyone know about these and whether for sure I can use it?
 
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It should go on OK, but it may not have the tapped holes at the front of the cam chambers where the cam covers bolt down near the timing chain.
 
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It will fit..but you'd be better off with a correct B type head for a correct year car.. Im unsure of the C type head differences, but they were a factory 'option' offered up till about '57-'58 I think..in practice they dont add much power in comparison to a later B type head.. if seeking a 'performance upgrade' the best bet is a post sept '67 head from a 240 or 340 with its inlet manifold ( or a 420 inlet manifold) these are the 'striaghtport' head and are known to boost power output..
 
 
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