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Post Code for Rally Venue

The post code for the rally venue is incorrectly shown asWF4 $RH. This was of course a typo – and should have read WF4 4RH. Please return your completed entries by 15th June 2018.

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Barn day – May – Incorrect date in magazine…

Please note that the date for the club’s May ‘Barn Day’ is not 28th May as advertised in the latest edition of ‘County Counsel’ but is in fact Saturday 12th May. Apologies for any confusion caused.

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Auction of Vehicles at Bicester – 21st March

Used Spares Rep. Graham Potts has drawn the club’s attention to an auction due to take place in Bicester on 21st March of ‘affordable classics’ from the Jaguar Land-Rover collection. The auction, run by Brightwells, includes a few ‘Counties’ vehicles, … Continue reading

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Australian Supplier of A40 Parts

Spares Secretary Ray Dawes has asked that members’ attention is drawn to a supplier of parts for the A40s of our era, some of which are cheaper than he can obtain them for – in particular remanufactured dashboard knobs (see … Continue reading

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Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show – NEC Birmingham 23rd-25th March

    Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, 23 – 25 March 2018 at the NEC Birmingham Come along & visit the Austin Counties Car Club on stand 5-740 A discount ticket offer for Saturday/Sunday will be enclosed … Continue reading

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Membership Renewals now Due

It’s that time of year again, and members will receive their renewal form with the next ‘County Counsel’ which should be on your doormat before Christmas. If you’d like to renew before then, please see our membership page to download … Continue reading

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Oil filter adaptor kit instructions added to ‘Technical Articles’ page.

Ray Dawes has provided some instructions for fitting the oil filter adapter kit (supplied by Hydrajaws)  to A40 engines. These can be found within the Technical Articles page.

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Updated Spares Booklet Now Available

Spares Secretary Ray Dawes has now updated the club’s Spares Booklet, to reflect our current range of spares available to members. A printed copy of the updated list will be delivered to members with the next magazine – which is … Continue reading

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Head Gasket News From The Spares Secretary…

I was recently advised by our supplier that the manufacturer (the only one known) of A40 head gaskets, has advised that that the tooling for making these is beyond its serviceable use and they will therefore not supply any more. … Continue reading

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New – Club Badges Revised

The club has produced two new grille badges for club members. Both carry the ‘Flying A’ and the club name, with one being a ‘standard’ badge, and the other being a limited edition ’40th Anniversary’ badge. (click on the image … Continue reading

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