Technical - index to articles


The majority of these tips have appeared in club newsletters over the years. Please note that you use them at your own risk as neither the Bristol Austin 7 Club nor the authors can be responsible for the results of trying to follow the instructions given.

The list of articles, below, will be added to over time, as we extract them from our newsletters.

Index :

axle - rear - re-fitting after rebuild
axles - rear - leaking
body repair - rivets and splits
brakes balancing tool
brake lining rivets
brake lining rivet tool v2
brake shoes - change without removing hubs - pre Girling
brake springs - fitting for Girling brake shoes
brakes - testing - Tapley meter
carburettor - Zenith 22FZ + 22FZB - blocked jet tool
carburettor - Zenith 24T2
choke, air strangler
Club Badge - attaching
clutch - oily lining
clutch repair - aid
clutch thrust bearing - inspection cover BH18
clutches - some thoughts
clutch - stop bracket
compression ratios
crankcase - cure for broken foot
distributor - Bosch - fitting How and Why
distributor - Bosch - an alternative Tip
door problems - solutions
dynamos for Dummies
dynamos - converting to 12volts
dynamo housings
dynamo housings - further
dynamo housings - further and the little tin cover
electric switches
engine - bottom pulley - removal
engine - rear main bearing outer race
engine - sump - fitting a magnet
engine - sump - oil leaks
engine - three bearing - oil feed
engine - when it stops
engine - cooling system water branch blockage problem
fan belt - pulley removal
fuel - ethanol
gas and ignition plate - advance and retard plates - (Control Bracket)
gaskets - making silicone rubber gaskets
gearbox springs
grease gun and oil applicator - Enots
hubs - rear
hubs - rear - holder
ignition fault mystery
ignition timing is Everything !
ignition timing - setting
ignition timing and Bosch distributor
ignition timing and Bosch distributor - further
kingpin alignment - a method for checking
kingpin thrust washers - surface grinding
LED on rear lights
magneto repair
maintenance - checking over nuts
nose cone repair
nuts and bolts, sump, awkward nuts
nuts and bolts - seized, rusted or stuck
oil leaks
petrol tap - ethanol resistant - alternative to brass taps
petrol tap - replacing Ewarts tap corks
petrol tap - how to fix a stiff tap
rotor arms - Bosch
scrap items
screw threads
shock absorbers
shock absorbers - rear
spare wheel - mounting modification for Chummy
speedometer - Lucas "Magmo"
speedo spindle bush 3spd gearbox
spring pin - removal
springs - maintenance and care
starter motors 1929 – 32
starter motor switch - Lucas S2
starter motor inspection and cleaning
steering arm - front axle
steering - drag link refurbishment
steering - drag link removal and refitting caps
steering - wandering car
tappet cover gasket
temperature gauge - fitting to an Austin Seven
tool kit - Austin 7
tools - dynamo gear holding tool
tools - camshaft centre bearing ring remover/refitting tool
tools - flywheel holding tool
tools - pinion flange holding tool
tools - rear spring pin removal tool
torque tube mounting bush - post 1935
towing - an idea
tyres - tyre valves
tyres - fitting new tyres
valve chest cover and fumes - 1928-Chummy
water branch repair
wheel studs - fitting new studs
wiper motor, DW3, improvements