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Five decades tinkering with cars celebrated


Wangaratta Chronicle - Feb 6, 2017
Adrian said his love for automobiles was cemented at the age of 13, tinkering with a neighbour's Austin A40. “I had always liked cars but pulling the Austin apart and putting it back together…that's when I decided what I wanted to do,” he recalled. “I ...
 

1957: It's true Harold – we've never had it so good!


Birmingham Mail - Jan 29, 2017
Other popular motors were the Morris Minor, Standard Vanguard, Ford Popular and Vauxhall Cresta. Owning your own set of wheels wasn't cheap. A new Austin A40 cost £676 – the equivalent of £14,713 today, a Humber Hawk £985 (£24,371) and top sports ...
 

Felix Francis: 'It's appalling that Isas are taxed on death'


Telegraph.co.uk - Oct 9, 2016
I remember he swapped the most wonderful 1948 Mark IV black 2.5 litre Jaguar – which he drove to and from Aintree on the day he rode Devon Loch in the Grand National in 1956 – for an Austin A40 because he couldn't afford a new clutch. We were never ...
 

Austin A40 - premium items on eBay

DINKY TOYS No. 161 AUSTIN A40 SOMERSET 1954 RARE 2 TONE ISSUE NICE RARE ORIGINAL


 

"Austin A40 Farina Club " Classic Metal Car Grille Badge ( Very Collectable )


 

Awning Door Window Repurposed 1947-1952 Austin A40 Car Hood 1948 1949 1950 1951


 

AUSTIN A 40 SALOON,FUTURA WAGON 1959-1961 WINDSHIELD CLEAR NOS NEW (FW90CLN)


 

AUSTIN A40 SOMERSET 1952/1953/1954 2/4 DOOR CLOTH HEADLINER NEW ALL PRE-SEWN


 

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Austin A40 books

Austin A40, Series A2S6 Workshop Manual


by: Unknown

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The Austin A40 MkI and MkII Workshop Manual


by: BMC
Oxford published Cars
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Austin A40 Farina Mk 1& 2 Workshop Manual 19581967 by Brooklands Books Ltd


by: Brooklands Books Ltd

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Practical Classics and Car Restorer on Austin A40 Restoration


by: Unknown

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Crank Starting an Austin A40 Farina


How to crank start a car engine.
 

Austin A40 Farina Classic Car


 

Austin A40 farina first drive after saving from scrap yard


Engine is original 948cc with dual 1 1/4 inch su carbs.
 

Austin A40 Somerset


This tracks the restoration of Dennis' Austin A40 Somerset by Ken Surcouf.
 

538. Austin A40 Somerset 1953. 020


Spotted in Grant's Road, Papanui on the evening of 17 December 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand. A magnificent example of this, (once very common in NZ) ...