This 1935 Nippy has a May ’37 axle. Marked 8 over 42 – so it is a 5.25, which ties with specification information. It has an ‘S’ mark where the Gould book suggests they may occur. So what, other than … Continue reading Nippy Rear Axle – what does an ‘S’ designate?
This auction result from 2011 suggests a Nippy, but its body number equates to B9-2020, which sits it firmly as a 65. I wonder what its chassis number is, which would confirm things. Its Bluemel steering wheel also hints that … Continue reading Whatever happened to BDH 24?
For facebook users, sign up to the new Austin Seven Nippy group started by Nick Poll. There is also a wider Austin Seven Public group with over 600 members, which you can peruse as well as the forums like Austin … Continue reading Social Media for Sevens
After getting lost in copies of Pitman’s, the original handbook and various charts, I’ve put it all into a simple list (with more excellent info from those on Austin Seven Friends forum) so I can pin something on the car … Continue reading Austin 7 Lubrication list
I chanced upon a lone wheel from a house clearance. Its role (roll?) now lost, an 85 year old marooned in a modern, changed world. What struck me was the detail of neglect, inattention and obscurity. Lost paint, a bright … Continue reading A vintage wheel