H20 Forklift compatibility?

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Re: H20 Forklift compatibility?

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No an adaptor is not tough, but obviously the more work that you do to it, the better it will flow.
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Re: H20 Forklift compatibility?

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"Being a pushrod 2000, it would benefit from having more carburetion than it currently has."

Not nescessarily....Being a truck, and currently set up for lower rpm torque with a small cam, more carburation is not likely to improve things without other work, depending on the rpm to be used. A better 'mixture' delivered to the cylinder and electronic ignition would provide a noticeable improvement, as would, I believe, a 1 1/2" header and good exhaust system.
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Re: H20 Forklift compatibility?

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Hi I have just noticed this post, I have an H20 Motor and box in my shed same as that one, Eng No is
H20 890787, which I bought in Buladelah in NSW, the owner said it came out of a Caball light Truck, the owner had it recond
and shortly after crashed it so scrapped it. so I will follow this post now, They also Powered Nissan Urvans Here.
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Re: H20 Forklift compatibility?

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I'm in a bit of a rush to get this running and out of the yard it's in currently, I've been looking around for a decent Weber and I'm considering the following for an easy jumpstart to getting it near running well:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/151482540505

It's set up for a 2.0 Ford Pinto engine, how close would the jetting be to what's required for my engine?
Any help is appreciated.
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Re: H20 Forklift compatibility?

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Hard to tell on jetting but similar displacement and configuration... would likely work I think.
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Re: H20 Forklift compatibility?

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Is it at all possible to use a forklift distributor in place of my current?

Reading the code on the side, mine seems to be a Mitsubishi (T4T)
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howe wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 7:29 pm Is it at all possible to use a forklift distributor in place of my current?

Reading the code on the side, mine seems to be a Mitsubishi (T4T)
Impossible to know without knowing anything about the curve, springs etc. See if you can find cross references.
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Re: H20 Forklift compatibility?

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The timing curve would likely be way off for the truck.
Is there something definitely wrong with your distributor?
It shouldn’t be hard to find someone to go through your distributor over there and fix it up.
Or find the parts and convert it to electronic...
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Daryl Smith wrote: Fri May 14, 2021 12:41 am Is there something definitely wrong with your distributor?
It shouldn’t be hard to find someone to go through your distributor over there and fix it up.
Or find the parts and convert it to electronic...
Mine is pretty bad, after a bit of searching I managed to find someone to recommission it for me including the fitting of an EI kit.
I should have that back within the week, and I plan to fit a Weber a little later.
Turns out I had a 32/34 sat around from an old Lada - it seems to be a reasonable choice with new jets etc.
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Solex68 wrote: Mon May 17, 2021 10:02 am Saw your post on https://autoshite.com/topic/44830-datsun-cabstar-1980/
That's the main thread for this build ATM.
All updates will be going there, lovely forum :D
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howe wrote: Mon May 17, 2021 10:21 am
Solex68 wrote: Mon May 17, 2021 10:02 am Saw your post on https://autoshite.com/topic/44830-datsun-cabstar-1980/
That's the main thread for this build ATM.
All updates will be going there, lovely forum :D
I read it too... looked like a nice bunch. We wish you the best!
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Re: H20 Forklift compatibility?

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I have a couple of single carb downdraft manifolds, they are pretty small runners and tiny carbs. The heads were similar. forklift crank and timing cover are very different, big chain drives the hydraulic pump
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