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NEC Classic Motor Show

This year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show will be held at the NEC from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th of November. As usual the club will have a stand, organised by club PR representative Alastair While. Also in common with … Continue reading

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Video of A40 Somerset from Haynes Museum

Ray Dawes has forwarded the following link to an interesting video provided by the Haynes Museum of their recently restored A40 Somerset… https://m.facebook.com/groups/5951341217/permalink/10156443874271218/?sfnsn=mo&s=1310713782&w=y

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2019 Annual Rally

Please check out the ‘Club Events’ page for a reminder about the club’s 2019 Annual Rally.

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NEC Restoration Show

Yet Another NEC Success! At the weekend’s ‘Practical Classics’ Classic Car Restoration Show at Birmingham’s NEC, our PR Representative and Stand Organiser Alastair While once again found favour with the judges who awarded the club ‘Best Club Display at Show … Continue reading

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Another Success at the NEC!

Another Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show at Birmingham’s NEC has come and gone, and once again the club’s stand designer and PR Rep Alastair While has come up trumps – winning the Classic and Sportscar Magazine’s  ‘Best Themed Club Stand’ … 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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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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ACCC Torque Settings and Static Ignition Timing Settings

Another technical article for you all – this time provided by Spares Secretary Ray Dawes. This one is a reproduction of an old Austin Service Journal and relates to all important torque wrench settings and static ignition timing settings for … Continue reading

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