Seat Belt Laws in the UK

I came across this simple summary of seat belts in classic cars from Footman James. Until 1966, cars were often made without seat belts. Many manufacturers offered seat belts as extras to the car. Therefore, if you own a classic car and no seat belts are fitted as standard, you have no legal obligation to…

Austin Seven Library

One of the best things about the Austin Seven is the wealth of books, current and contemporary, and other material to help you look after a Seven and also learn about its history. Here is what I managed to acquire. Some came with the car, but most I had to hunt around for and found…

Running In

A good day running in the new engine.

A New Engine

A “new” block and a “new” crankshaft.