Other Articles
of general interest but not technical

 

A series of articles not specifically Austin Seven but which may be of interest to Austin Seven owners and other historic car owners.

From Motoring Magazines:

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Original Copyright:  The articles from magazines included in this section are published in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, which is the current UK copyright law.  They are covered by the Act as typographical arrangements of published editions of Magazines, periodicals, etc. for which the copyright exists for 25 years from the end of the calendar year in which the work was first published.  Hence, an article published in May 1988 may be copied as being free of copyright from the 1 January 2014, (ie 1 January 1989 + 25).  For books the period is 70 years.

 

 

 

 

Anti-freeze; use the correct product in your 'Seven'  From FBHVC Newsletters No 1 and 2 -  2010,

Austin Big Seven Handbooks  Published by The Austin Motor Co.

Plucky Seven  by Merwyn Dembling, from Sports Car Illustrated, April 1958.

Prepare for Summer Motoring  From The Austin Magazine, April 1933

Six-Wheeled Austin Seven  from The Automobile, Vol.7, No.6, August 1989

‘Thousand Mile Trial’ of 1900   This article was prepared by Doug Castle in March 2007 to inform Club members, and others, about the 1000 Mile Trial which is commemorated annually by the FBHVC 'Drive it Day' on the Sunday nearest to April 23rd.  Based upon information from the book 'Thousand Mile Trial' by Elizabeth Bennett, published in 2000 to mark the centenary.  

The 1911 7 hp Single-Cylinder Austin  From Veteran and Vintage Magazine, Jan 1972, Vol 16, No: 5.

The Earliest Known Seven  from The Automobile, Vol.3, No.10, December 1985

 

Austin Seven Launch Prices  The price of Austin Sevens, built by the Austin Motor Co. Ltd at Longbridge, at launch date with the equivalent price in 2013.

 

From Seven Focus:

Breakdown in Europe - what happened next  by Geoff Hardman, appeared in Seven Focus, Oct 2009 pp13-15.

Club Runs - Convoy Rules  by the Club Committee, appeared in Seven Focus, Dec 2008 p17.

Cost of running a 'Seven'   by Doug Castle, appeared in Seven Focus, Sept 2010 p27.

 

Evolution of the Light Car  by Ian Leaver, appeared in Seven Focus in Jan 2010 pp12-13; Feb 2010, pp12-14 and Mar 2010 pp16-17.

Fire Extinguisher - the right one  by Doug Castle,  appeared in Seven Focus in Apr 2005 pp6-7.

Fuel Additives  by Geoff Hardman, appeared in Seven Focus, July 2007 pp13-14..

 

Ladies also Drive 'Sevens'  by Jenny Gardner, appeared in Seven Focus in Mar 2008 pp17-18; by Lorna Blewett,  Seven Focus in Apr 2008 pp13-14; with additional material by Doug Castle.

Meccano Model - Austin Seven  by Doug Castle, appeared in Seven Focus, Apr 2016 pp22-23.

 

Provenance has value  by Doug Castle, appeared in Seven Focus, Apr 2009 pp25-26.

 

SatNav as a Speedometer  by Geoff Hardman, appeared in Seven Focus in May 2008 p26.

What? a Sat Nav in your Austin Seven !!??!!!  by Eddie Angell, appeared in Seven Focus in Apr 2009 pp20-21.

 

Shall we do a Club Run?  by Andrew Jarmin, Doug Castle and Malcolm Watts, appeared in Seven Focus in Jan 2009 p10-13.

So you want to go to a Rally  by Doug Castle, appeared in Seven Focus in July 2007 pp15-17.

 

The differences in our 'Sevens'  by Doug Castle, appeared in Seven Focus,Aug 2008 pp18-20.

The RAC HP Rating  by Doug Castle, appeared in Seven Focus in May 2009 pp24-25.

 

What are classic cars?  by Doug Castle,  appeared in Seven Focus in Jan 2009 pp8-9.

What's that noise? (what happened when some members ignored a noise and carried on.) by several members recalling their unfortunate experiences.

 

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