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Re: front suspension

Hi Clive,

As to your engine (crankcase) number M 188375 it dates to the end of December 1933 and is therefore a 2 bearing crank. Three bearing crank started at engine number 249052.

There's information on IFS (independent front suspension) systems on the Speedex site below - the first illustration of a red Bowden IFS with twin springs would appear similar to the set up you describe. The article includes a source for the Ford 10 track rod ends that yours may have.



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Re: front suspension

Many thanks for your reply's
the front suspension does appear to be a Bowden set up but with an Austin 7 shock absorber with extended arms instead of telescopic shocks.
Many Thanks