Friday, 30 January 2015

Claudel Hobson AZP Carburettors

A better picture of the carburettors. There's a 10p piece on the left one to give some scale. I need to take off that rusty bar on the left hand one! 

A starter handle and cone

A starter handle and cone. There were two sizes, I now have one of each.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Hub number one!

First hub and brake drum on. You can also see the the steering tie rod is on and the perot shaft is attached, waiting for a casting that bolts onto the chassis and holds the other end of the perot shaft, and the radiator trunnion.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Gearbox casing

A gearbox casing. Fairly shot as it's been sitting in a damp place for umpteen years, but it could be repaired at huge expense - failing that, parts could be cut out and welded into a damaged gearbox to repait it.

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Resplining hubs

Hubs being prepared for resplining. First they are welded up, then machined back to the correct diameter as seen here, then the splines will be cut.

Glass blowing bowls for AutoKlean fuel filters

The wonderful people at were able to help me make some new glass bowls for the AutoKlean fuel filters:

Monday, 19 January 2015

Radiator cap with thermometer

Not sure if this is a twincam radiator cap, because it may be too small. It may be from a Sunbeam 20.9.

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Exhaust manifold

The judges are still out on this - but it should be usable. It's pretty solid and the flanges look OK.

Claudel Hobson AZP Carburettors!

I got these today. It's just fantastic to have an original matched pair!

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Steering linkages going on

Steering linkages going on and work started on the Perot shafts

Backplates ready to go on

Restored backplates ready to go on...