Welcome to the Dorset Austin Seven Club site

(last update:  07/01/18)

CLUB NIGHTS are on the 2nd Thursday each month at the BRIDGE HOUSE HOTEL,

Ringwood Rd., Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9AN from about 7.30 pm.  Talks, forums & demonstrations start at 8.00 pm.  Phone - 01202 578828  :  click HERE for map



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News Page:              Xmas charity; LED update

Technical Articles: A7 wheel spoke sizes; NB: dozens of new technical articles, not seen before in newsletters, have been added to the website.  Full list at the bottom of this page.

Technical Tips:     Testing the starter motor

Photo Albums:    December Run; Xmas Dinner & Dance

New adverts:        New Ruby diecast model

Monthly Diary:     Diary for January/February

Club Calendar:   Click for Google calendar to download into your own calendar

Rally Board:          Isle of Man holiday (reserves only taken now)

FBHVC Newsletter: No. 6 2017

NEW links:          MOT history look-up

Updates:               None this month

Personal Recommendations:     None this month

Racing:  Final Results; video of Douglas battling up Shelsley Walsh

New Videos: None this month

History Section:  new pages:  



Repairs to the rear blind
Tapping drill sizes
A7 torque settings
Preventing oil on rear brakes
Fitting new brake cable
Semi-Girling brakes
Snagging brakes when reversing
Removing the gear knob
Fitting a luggage rack
Decarbonising the A7 engine
RP sliding roof
Hood and screens for 1933 4-seat Tourer
Magneto coupling
Loose rotor arm
Pneumatic windscreen wiper
Magneto ignition explained
Trafficator maintenance
Petrol gauge
Care & maintenance of the battery
Fitting Lucas tail lights
Building a 6-volt electronic rev counter
Clutch roller bearings
Carden block
Relining the clutch
The Borg & Beck clutch
Oily clutch lining
A7 lubrication charts (all years)
Replacing the petrol pump diaphragm
A7 carburettor (1938)
The fuel pump
Zenith 26VA carburettor
Repairing the ignition light
Re-timing the engine
A7 capacities and oil-change intervals
Lubricating the clutch thrust bearing
Overhauling the steering box
Adjusting the 1936-39 steering box
Removing the starting handle cotter pin
Dismantling the A7 engine
Tracing engine faults chart
Thread finder chart
A7 specifications 1922 38