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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

Removing Rear Brake Calipers on 411-S1

Tools 13/16 socket wrench to remove caliper bolts and heavy hammer to get it started (not sure why this is Imperial, not metric, but 13/16 worked the best) 7/16 open wrench to remove brake line (or vice grips if either the nut or line is shot and must be replaced) Wire cutter to cut split […]