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  Topic: rochdale olympic spares
keith hamer

Replies: 1
Views: 227

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: 320

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: 7
Views: 824

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2021 8:46 am   Subject: window regulator ph1
The ph1 uses a Sunbeam Alpine window regulator like this.
https://i.postimg.cc/LnVR7vTR/window.png
Not sure what the ph2 looks like.
  Topic: window winder
keith hamer

Replies: 7
Views: 824

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: 838

PostForum: Cars For Sale   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 8:56 am   Subject: Rochdale GT for sale
https://i.postimg.cc/HV5WRxKr/George-Moore.png

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: 785

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: 1348

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: 1348

PostForum: Cars For Sale   Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2021 8:52 am   Subject: Olympic Phase 1 for sale
https://i.postimg.cc/HrQRWVcn/IMG-20201104-134133-1.jpghttps://i.postimg.cc/94bkTKBj/PXL-20210210-105523696-1.jpg

For Sale due to change of circumstances. Offers around 12,000

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

Replies: 0
Views: 1009

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: 2935

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: 2935

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 ...
  Topic: gearbox
keith hamer

Replies: 12
Views: 3434

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:26 am   Subject: Ford gearbox
I have taken a couple of pictures which may help, they are of the 3rail clutch system on the crossflow powered car we are doing. Please ignore the cobwebs covid has slowed progress to a crawl.

http ...
  Topic: gearbox
keith hamer

Replies: 12
Views: 3434

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:00 am   Subject: Gearbox
John,

The simplest way to achieve what you are after is to go for a Ford 3 rail gearbox
from a 105E Anglia or a Bullet box as fitted to the Corsair 2000E with the remote removed.

I have one o ...
  Topic: Phase 2 tailgate gas struts
keith hamer

Replies: 15
Views: 4449

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:24 am   Subject: Struts
Why not make the plate square/rectangular and rivet it in place at the 4 corners. This will alleviate the need to weld it and can be re-riveted if it comes loose, you could always use some araldite to ...
  Topic: Phase 2 tailgate gas struts
keith hamer

Replies: 15
Views: 4449

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:11 am   Subject: Gas struts
I can't see any reason why this article written by Roger can't be put into this thread.

The reason why any magazine pre dating magazine 96 won't open is down to the nature of the content not being ...
 
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