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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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The Mintex Austin Sixteen Goodwill Tour Platinum Anniversary – Under Way Today!

As featured previously, the Mintex-sponsored recreation of the ‘Seven Capitals in Seven Days’ 1947 good will run originally undertaken by Alan Hess and his team with 3 Austin Sixteens, is now underway, with motoring journalist Guy Loveridge at the wheel … Continue reading

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Barn Days…

This year’s ‘Barn Days’ will be as follows, taking place at the club’s Used Spares barn in Bedfordshire: Saturday 20th May  Saturday 23rd September Members interested in participating should contact club Used Spares Rep. Graham Potts.

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Forthcoming Spares Service Interruptions

The club’s spares service will be suspended between the following dates, due to other commitments on my part: 29th January – 15th February 17th March  – 3rd April Ray Dawes, Spares Secretary

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NEC Classic Restoration Show

The club will once again have a stand at this year’s Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show. A code to allow purchase of discounted tickets will be included in a leaflet advertising the show sent with the next  issue of … Continue reading

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2017 Renewal & Membership Forms now available

You can find the 2017 Membership Renewal Form here, (If you want a copy in MS Word, try here) and the 2017 New Membership Form here (Word copy here). You will also be receiving a paper copy of the Renewal … 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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Access to forums – ‘Log in’ section moved to top of page.

I’ve noted that quite a few members have registered for the ‘new’ forums, but that relatively few have posted to them. Following a chat with a club member yesterday, it seems that this may be because the ‘Log in’ section … 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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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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