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This index has been revised in October 2015. It is mainly a technical index ie. it doesn't list everything ever printed in JBAOC magazines. I have however included some items of general interest written by members. Items can go back many years and in some cases have little relevance today. It was not my remit,nor do I feel authorised to interfere with the historical index and therefore it remains pretty much intact( except obsolete internet addresses) The old and new are totally integrated.Headings(Subject) are generally self explanatory with one or two clarifications:

FBHVC Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs

Htv1= Hints and Tips Version 1 Htv2= Hints and Tips Version 2

Revision by Derek Anderson - JBAOC member October 2015.

With thanks to Les Whiting for supplying copies of Hints and Tips Volumes 1 and 2.


SUBJECT
BRIEF DETAILS
MAGAZINE
PAGE
Instruments Ford speedo cable too long Htv1
53
Instruments Fuel gauge Htv1
5
Instruments Fuel gauge matching Escort to Dolomite Htv2
54
Instruments ISSPRO Speedo- sensor head Htv2
71
Instruments More Haste, less Speedo – Graham Robert Summer 10
18
Instruments Removing the circlip for speedo cable from the gearbox-see photo Autumn 00
9
Instruments Speedo correction via gearbox change Htv2
26
Instruments Temperature gauge woes – Graham Robert Spring 10
5
Instruments Temperature gauge- use Vauxhall Carlton Htv1
20
Instruments Temperature sender Lucas SNB 110 Htv2
26
Instruments Vintage stylegauges for your dashboard – Christian Seifferth Winter 12
12
Instruments Voltage stabiliser Summer 92
8
Insurance Backford Bloor Winter 01
14
Insurance Lol Lennox offering his free services as insurance valuer Spring 02
7
     
Insurance Adrian Flux 10% off- see latest advert Spring 96
17
Insurance Britannia Deluxe service no penalty for older cars Spring 04
2
Insurance Discount Footman James & Britannia Rescue via our FBHVC membership Autumn 03
2
Insurance If problem with Adrian Flux ask for J. Lakin Spring 96
11
Insurance Post accidenttips eg Record everything! Summer 96
14
Insurance Running boardscheme Autumn 94
11
     
Interior Door check straps DIY Htv2
57
Interior Rawplug 41603to fix door panel to GRP Htv2
56
Interior Rear seat belts-fit lap & diagonal Htv2
60
Interior Seats-Re cover £55 pair D&M Middleton Htv2
62
Interior Veneer supplier Htv1
50
     
Legal Police technology and your defence Spring 96
18
     
Misc Tips 2.3 V6 Sportsweight 95.3KG 122 bhp at 5600rpm  143 Lbs/ft torque Autumn 05
6
Misc Tips Anti theft device £160 max 250 metres away will bleep if car moved Winter 03
4
Misc Tips Finishing systems for HT steel (electroless) & Aluminium(Alochrom) Winter 05
16
Misc Tips Hints and tips 44 in total from Pete Spring 04  
9
Misc Tips Overheating problems on the racetrack-Brakes, water, electronics Winter 03
7
Misc Tips Pete Henstock- eg take list of pt no. to jumble Autumn 96
25
Misc Tips Pete Henstock- eg use body as aerial for alarm Winter 97
3
Misc Tips Pete Henstock- replace fuse with lamp to diag Summer 96
17
Misc Tips Pete Henstock-eg. Boiling water on stuck brake Spring 96
8
Misc Tips Pete Henstock-page full of 3 liners Winter 95
44
Misc Tips Rebuild following crash damage- Scott Mcnab Autumn 04
13
Misc Tips Rebuild plans:By Terence Philpott Autumn 00
11
Misc Tips Scrap parts from private garage- household waste except in Somerset Spring 04
2
Misc Tips Steering wheel, Mountney + Motor Lita Htv2
90
Misc Tips Technical terms and abbreviations Autumn 02
23
Misc Tips The Removal of Spidey (paintwork)  - Len Coote Winter 13
10
Misc Tips To swage (reduce) tubes to size try Pirtec (hydraulic experts) Autumn 02
19
Misc Tips Use vaseline on thread of glue containers to stop lid sticking Winter 99
9
     
MOT Computerised-ideally need weight,VIN, matching documentation Winter 05
2
MOT Fun with brake pads and hoses- Les Fragle Autumn 03
MOT KEY site (5/3/06) www.totalkitcar.com/tech_registration.php Summer 02
MOT MOT Italian Style- Maurizio Mori Spring 12
13
MOT Q cars exemptfrom exhaust gas chemical test but no smoking Autumn 01
15
MOT Q plate MOT'Das if 1991 construction eg side repeaters not req. Autumn 01
15
MOT VOSA computerised MOT site  www.motinfo.gov.uk Spring 06
1
MOT 1993 Revisions Htv2
48
MOT Emission-DoT letter stating kits visual test Htv2
20
MOT Q now treated as 1/1/71 reg for all aspects Autumn 97
40
MOT Repeater lights and destroying myth Q pre 76 Winter 96
16
     
Parts Chassis paintref lol p9 and advert p 16 Summer 94
9
Parts DIY paint spraying- David Bradburn's V8 Winter 04
8
Parts JBA accessoryprice list Winter 97
24
Parts JBA Ltd Prop shaft £90 Autumn 93
7
Parts Kitfit eg 4 spd gearbox £55, Steering £25 Winter 92
13
Parts Kitfit misc Cortina prices Summer 93
36
Parts Kitfit misc Sierra prices Winter 93
17
Parts Member, Dennis Pointon, manufacturer of various... Htv2
43
Parts Powder coating- see also under corrosion Spring 96
8
Parts Several Lancashire addresses from Norman Raw Htv2
5
Parts Shotblast + Dulux for chassis protection Htv1
23
Parts Stainless coach bolts for bumper etc Htv1
51
Parts Triumph spares, eg gauges, seats Htv2
43
Parts Wiper arms, stainless, Rubber items Htv1
50
     
Petrol Tank Second cap used as breather Htv2
91
Petrol Tank Tourer made to order £60, Alan Brisco Autumn 93
5
     
Petrol Pump Changing to an electric pump plus anti theft Summer 97
24
     
Powder Coat Silver needs lacquer. Discount  NB Coating Spring 94
8
     
PropShaft JBA Ltd Prop shaft £90 instead of modified Cortina Autumn 93
7
PropShaft Prop Shaft solution .Also use of meccano as template Autumn 02 
19
PropShaft Query re JBA manufactured shaft length Htv2
79
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