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- Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:03 pm
- Forum: Spares
- Topic: 16/6 front engine casting wanted
- Replies: 5
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The early ones have an aluminium crank case with a separate block. The head is different for later 16/6. Try an enquiry on the Facebook Austin 10 owners group. There was a pile of 16/6 stuff last year.
Much better to use a straight sae 30. If one uses the detergent oils then you had better have a modern filter in the system. The dirt particles in a straight oil will stick to the sides and bottom of the sump whereas the dirt in a detergent oil will continue to circulate around, causing wear on the ...
I can only imagine that the contacts in the regulator box have stuck together. If left unattended it could cause a fire unless there is a fuse in the circuit. A good auto electrician should be consulted.
- Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:55 pm
- Forum: Technical
- Topic: Toe in/out on a 1929 A12/4 front wheels.
- Replies: 7
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When you get it right, Be aware that there are shims inside that keep the ball tight. If it is that far out, they must be very slack.
It is always a good idea to check the earth connection from the battery to the chassis first. I have been caught out several times. An underrated positive lead is also a common problem if it has been replaced.