Front Suspension

Austin Healey 100 (BN1), Front Suspension, Healey Stuff, Restoration Techniques

Austin Healey 100/ 100/6 & 3000 Front Road Spring Compressor


The Austin Healey 4- and 6-cylinder factory workshop manuals recommend that in the absence of Service Tool 18G37 the compression of the coil spring can be released using two 3/8″ B.S.F. slave bolts of high-tensile steel, 4 in long and threaded their entire length. You can be assured that such bolts are not available anywhere […]

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Austin Healey 100 (BN1), Engine & Drivetrain, Front Suspension, Rear Axle & Suspension, Restoration Techniques, Wheels & Tires

Tire truing … Chapter Two


Some of you may remember my first foray into tire shaving using a table saw. Although this exercise was quite successful it was somewhat dangerous and very time consuming. Ever since shaving the tires on my 100 in this way I have been blessed with a very smooth ride and no signs of scuttle shake […]

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