Entries by Richard

Alfin Brake drums

If you wish to improve the brakes on your 400, 401 or 403 by fitting Alfin drums then this company can supply Typecast Engineering LtdUnit 9 LeesideMerrylees Industrial EstateMerryleesLeicestershireLE9 9FS T: +44 (0) 1455 822440F: +44 (0) 1455 822191E: admin@brakedrum.co.uk (Adapted from a post in the Old Forum)

Wiper upgrade on 2-litre cars

The problem with existing systems is often the poor state of the rack and wheel boxes as well as a tired motor.  Modern wiper systems for kit cars are readily available and transform the original system on the 2-litre cars.  Stick with the existing wipers or, if you are serious, fit a modern system.  Such […]

Spares for 401/403 for sale

The following 401-403 NEW spares are offered for sale  a) Repair panel in front of windscreen – £50.00. b) Bonnet nose repair panel – £40.00. c) Top of front wing repair panel – £30.00. d) 2 – O.S & N.S rear wings with wired edge – £500.00. e) N.S rear wing repair panel – £75.00. […]

Lever arm shock absorbers

A company which reconditions these shock absorbers is; Stevson Motors Ltd (Specialist classic car hydraulic component manufacturers and recoditioners of lever arm and telescopic shock absorbers) Unit 1, 2a Harrow Road Selly Oak, Birmingham B29 7DN Tel: 0121 472 1702    Email: stevsonmotors1@aol.com

Engine Mounts for 407,408, 409, 410

Suppliers The engine mounts for the 318 poly fitted to the 407-410 appear to be a rare and expensive parts kit.  This seems odd given the likely demand in the US.  The Brackets fitted were the Mopar “Floating Power” engine mounts for B body cars.  We were only able to find one US vendor selling new parts […]

Tools, nuts & bolts

British Tools & Fasteners 7696 NY-31, Lyons, NY 14489, USA +1 (315) 946-9400 (Ship internationally) Tracy Tools Ltd. (Tap & die specialists, engineers tool supplies) Unit 1, Parkfield Units Barton Hill Way Torquay TQ2 8JG‎ Tel: 01803 328603‎

Suppliers of brake parts and services

PowerTrack Ltd (Suppliers of Lockheed, Girling and Dunlop brake parts for classic car market) 01344 886522 info@powertrackbrakes.co.uk Contract Auto Engineering Ltd. (Remanufacture of brake & clutch cylinders, calipers, servos & suppliers of component parts) 01299 828117 enquiries@classiccar-brakes.co.uk Past Parts (specialise in the supply and remanufacture of braking and clutch parts for a range of older vehicles) Unit […]

Hubcaps

Suppliers of hubcaps (Warning: Chrome quality might be poor) Arden Continental Car Accessory Co Ltd 427 Warwick Road Greet Birmingham West Midlands B11 2JU 0121 706 5471 j.hipwell@son-co.fsnet.co.uk AM Classical Car Accessories 07946818256 info@classiccarparts-uk.co.uk