Overhauling the Gearbox
From Practical Motorist and Motor Cyclist, July and August 1955.

Whilst this article is not specific to the pre-war Austin Seven it may provide extra information, and/or clarify, that which is available from other sources.  Articles specific to the Austin Seven are in sections of The Austin Service Journal; and those written by our members are in Technical Articles.

Overhaul Gearbox 1


Overhaul Gearbox 2


Overhaul Gearbox 3


Overhaul Gearbox 4

Please note: The technical advice and information given in this article is that of the original author and the publication cited.  The Cornwall Austin Seven Club, its officers and members do not necessarily endorse the advice given in this article, and do not accept any liability for loss, damage or injury from persons acting upon that advice.  Anyone following the advice given in any of these articles, shall be deemed to have accepted this statement.

Our technical members are only able to answer questions relating to the Austin Seven (1922-1939) and may not be able to answer any questions arising from this article as they may have developed their own method of undertaking the work.

See Also:

1st Gear Jumps Out

Camshaft Bush Modification

Crankshaft Conversion

Every Piston Tells a Story

Front Main Bearing Retaining Lip

Gearbox Oil Seals

Good Sump Joints

Little End Bolt Failure

Replacing a 3-speed gearbox with 4-speed

Synchromesh Set-up