Welcome to the Dorset Austin Seven Club site

(last update:  02/02/18)

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:              LED update

Technical Articles: LED lights - all articles on fitting LED lights have been drawn together on one page.  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.  Zenith 26VA service sheet (pdf)

Technical Tips:     None this month

Photo Albums:   Not The New Year Day Run

New adverts:        Nigel's Big 7 and Gary's garage.

Monthly Diary:     Diary for February and March

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

Rally Board:          Daffodil Run

FBHVC Newsletter: No. 6 2017

NEW links:          MOT history look-up

Updates:               None this month

Personal Recommendations:     None this month

Racing:  Calendars for 750 circuiting racing and Bert Hadley Hill Climbs

New Videos: A7 Fire Engine (US Airforce Service Mascot)

History Section:  new pages:  

          AUSTIN DEALERSHIPS 1936/37
        New Lucas Technical Service sheets (pdf):  Maintenance & Care; Batteries; Coils; Generators.
Huge selection of contemporary photos of A7 models



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