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  Topic: John Blankley
keith hamer

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PostForum: The Meeting Room   Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2022 9:36 am   Subject: John Blankley
This may not be news to some of you however I have just been informed about the death of John Blankley. John was a long term member of the owners club and owned and raced an Olympic amongst other cars ...
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
keith hamer

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:18 am   Subject: rochdale olympic
Gary,

To be honest there really isn't much that I can say apart from make sure that you have cleaned the area where the subframe is to be bonded and rough it up so that you get as good a key as pos ...
  Topic: Olympic Phase 2 - 900 HLR - Build Diary
keith hamer

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2022 10:22 am   Subject: rochdale olympic
Your car is coming together very well, it doesn't surprise me that you had to 'cut and shut' the new parts. My experience has over the years has confirmed to me that most Olympics although out of the ...
  Topic: Allan Staniforth GT book
keith hamer

Replies: 0
Views: 298

PostForum: GT   Posted: Sun Dec 12, 2021 10:44 am   Subject: Allan Staniforth GT book
I have a few copies of the book that Allan wrote about building his GT. If you want a copy they are available from me at 5.50 inc P&P.


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  Topic: rochdale olympic spares
keith hamer

Replies: 1
Views: 423

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 8:10 am   Subject: rochdale olympic spares
As of yesterday the 22nd of October the Rochdale owners club spares operation has been suspended subject to the appointment of a new spares officer.

The spares are currently being stored in a secur ...
  Topic: Olympic workshop manual
keith hamer

Replies: 1
Views: 509

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2021 8:08 am   Subject: Olympic workshop manual
The observant amongst you may have noticed an extra link on the left of the home page of the web site, for those who haven't the start of the Olympic workshop manual has gone live.

This is an ongoi ...
  Topic: window winder
keith hamer

Replies: 8
Views: 1251

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2021 8:46 am   Subject: window regulator ph1
The ph1 uses a Sunbeam Alpine window regulator like this.
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Not sure what the ph2 looks like.
  Topic: window winder
keith hamer

Replies: 8
Views: 1251

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2021 8:11 am   Subject: Window winder
I am not sure what car the Ph2 winders (window regulators) are from however we have repaired them in the past.

If you could send me some pictures of the offending items, or post them on here we can ...
  Topic: Rochdale GT for sale
keith hamer

Replies: 0
Views: 1042

PostForum: Cars For Sale   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 8:56 am   Subject: Rochdale GT for sale
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For sale.

Rochdale GT with doors on rolling chassis. Rear screen, side windows and stainless steel Morris wind up window frames. No engine or gearb ...
  Topic: Olympic workshop manual
keith hamer

Replies: 1
Views: 995

PostForum: The Meeting Room   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 8:44 am   Subject: Olympic workshop manual
I have been working on an online workshop manual for the Ph1 and Ph2 Olympics, this is going to be an ongoing process, however the first few draft pages have been uploaded.

To preview them use the ...
  Topic: Olympic Phase 1 for sale
keith hamer

Replies: 1
Views: 1580

PostForum: Cars For Sale   Posted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 4:14 pm   Subject: rochdale olympic
This car is now sold.
  Topic: Olympic Phase 1 for sale
keith hamer

Replies: 1
Views: 1580

PostForum: Cars For Sale   Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2021 8:52 am   Subject: Olympic Phase 1 for sale
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For Sale due to change of circumstances. Offers around 12,000

This recently alm ...
  Topic: 2021 club subscriptions
keith hamer

Replies: 0
Views: 1167

PostForum: The Meeting Room   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:19 am   Subject: 2021 club subscriptions
Hello. 1st April is the club renewal date for the majority of members. As Club Treasurer, the majority of cheques are sent to my home address. This changed a couple of years ago, but I notice that som ...
  Topic: AVO springs
keith hamer

Replies: 10
Views: 3365

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:22 am   Subject: springs
Dave,

Re your comment, the original specification for the Olympic springs has been detailed in the 'Olympic parts list' for both phase 1 and phase 2 models.

The owners club only supply dampers t ...
  Topic: AVO springs
keith hamer

Replies: 10
Views: 3365

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:16 am   Subject: ph2 springs
Howard Evans wrote an article for the magazine about rear springs some time ago, may be worth a look at. Here are the original dimensions for the rears,

Springs : 14.75 coils, wound from 0.4375&qu ...
 
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