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by TomStapledon47
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Balancing the brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 4338

Re: Balancing the brakes

And the last 3. Hope that may be of some help to other struggling amateurs like myself.

Tom Stapledon
by TomStapledon47
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Balancing the brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 4338

Re: Balancing the brakes

OK. So the system still only allowed me to post 6 photos....and listed them in the reverse order! The next 6 here perhaps. Again in reverse order. The photos should be viewed in alphabetical order, A to S.
by TomStapledon47
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Balancing the brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 4338

Re: Balancing the brakes

Here is a set of notes on replacing the front brake linings on my 12/4 and balancing all the brakes, along with a set of photos that accompanied the job. Hopefully 7 photos attached here and another 8 in the following post. Tom REPLACING FRONT BRAKE LININGS ON THE AUSTIN HEAVY 12/4 I’d known for mon...
by TomStapledon47
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Poor running and "hello"
Replies: 15
Views: 7792

Re: Poor running and "hello"

Hi Mark, Just logged in and spotted your post and noted you haven't had any replies. I'm afraid I'm not the expert you need, but I can't "walk by on the other side". Not a lot to go on here, and anyway my car's a 12, but here goes. If your old fuel got you to the garage, then that hasn't deteriorate...
by TomStapledon47
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Balancing the brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 4338

Re: Balancing the brakes

Browsing the forum, I came across this thread which had references to an article I posted on the Vintage Austin New Zealand website many years ago. I had forgotten all about this rather good website which contained lots of useful information that I couldn't find anywhere else at the time. I posted s...
by TomStapledon47
Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New Members Say Hello.
Replies: 33
Views: 19336

Re: New Members Say Hello.

Hi folks, it looks like we're a bit thin on the ground here on this forum. I hope it picks up and becomes more popular with VAR members. I live on the Wirral in North West England I've been a member since 2002 when I bought my 1931 12/4 New Windsor saloon, NFF495, known as Princess. At that time I w...