Austin 12 sump and oil pan

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blemar99@tpg.com.au
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Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by blemar99@tpg.com.au » Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:30 am

Desperately looking for Austin Light 12/4 sump and oil pan 1933 or later. Dimensions 450 mm x 260mm. blemar99@tpg.com.au.

simonbradford
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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by simonbradford » Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:47 pm

Good afternoon,
I may be able to help but I’d be very interested to hear the circumstances first I.e. what’s the vehicle, how come it doesn’t have a sump etc?
Regards
Simon

blemar99@tpg.com.au
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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by blemar99@tpg.com.au » Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:14 am

Hi there. The vehicle is a 1932 Austin Light 12/4. It was a basket case - literally. Unfortunately many parts were not salvageable and most of the timber frame was in rotten pieces. Some parts were just not there - sump, shockers, bumper bars etc. I am slowly rebuilding the vehicle but the lack of the sump is holding up reinstallation of the engine which has been fully rebuilt. Any assistance you can give will be appreciated.

bob_allison
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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by bob_allison » Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:58 pm

I would respectfully suggest that you install the engine anyway , and wait until a sump appears , they are easily fitted from underneath . If no sump appears , get a new sump gasket from the club spares , and perhaps borrow a sump pan as a pattern . Take these to a fabricator and ask him to make you an adequate sump , and never mind much what it looks like . That would get you on the road , and only those pedantic enough to look underneath would be offended by the look of it .

simonbradford
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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by simonbradford » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:18 pm

I've emailed you with a pic.
Regards
Simon

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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by bob_allison » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:49 pm

Mmm , no email received . Why not ring me , on 01327 - 87 77 86 , any time in waking hours ?

simonbradford
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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by simonbradford » Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:05 pm

In contact now

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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by bob_allison » Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:13 am

Sorry , but you must be caught in a spam filter or something , no sign of you on email . Where did you get my e-address ? Please ring me as above .

simonbradford
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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by simonbradford » Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:33 am

Sorry Bob we’re getting at crossed purposes here, I meant I’m in contact with the original enquirer and have sent the parts required. Apologies for the confusion.

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Re: Austin 12 sump and oil pan

Post by simonbradford » Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:15 am

I’m pleased to hear that the parts I sent not only arrived safely but fitted too. It shows the public area is useful.

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