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by norman_ball
Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Public Requests For Club Assistance
Topic: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne
Replies: 20
Views: 1783

Re: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne

Hi,
no such part for the earlier Ascots, so Austin probably learned from the misfortunes of their owners :(

stay healthy,
Norman
by norman_ball
Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Public Requests For Club Assistance
Topic: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne
Replies: 20
Views: 1783

Re: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne

Ha, me too. Out on a test run I stopped to check if all was well and found black dust everywhere under the bonnet. The fan belt was too loose and was very nearly through the hose. Turned out one thread in the clamp holding the dyno was not doing its job. The badly repaired crack in the cradle had op...
by norman_ball
Fri Mar 12, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Public Requests For Club Assistance
Topic: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne
Replies: 20
Views: 1783

Re: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne

Not really, as I understand it that was the sort of thing you had to do if you worked on a 2CV.
Norman
by norman_ball
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Public Requests For Club Assistance
Topic: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne
Replies: 20
Views: 1783

Re: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne

Quite right Peter. It's much easier to work on if you take the right hand wing and wheel off first.

Norman
by norman_ball
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Public Requests For Club Assistance
Topic: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne
Replies: 20
Views: 1783

Re: Fitting bottom hose on a Sherborne

Put the hose on the branch and fit them as a unit. BUT it will still be a b++++r because the branch has to be got on to the studs and the hose on to the rad at the same time. Best method is to remove the studs and bolt the branch up with correct length bolts. Looks neater too.

Happy fumbling,
Norman
by norman_ball
Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Public Requests For Club Assistance
Topic: Researching a car’s history
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: Researching a car’s history

Hello Rachael
have a look at the Kithead Trust, maybe that helps.
https://kitheadtrust.org.uk/

Norman
by norman_ball
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Public Requests For Club Assistance
Topic: 32 Austin 10. GY7721
Replies: 2
Views: 1458

Re: 32 Austin 10. GY7721

Hello Chris,
GY 7721 appears to still be in existence.
What is your email address?

Norman