Follow Motorbase:
Search Motorbase for

Austin A40 Devon

Magazine Articles

Title Pages
Article Devon Restoration - Part II - Back Together - Devon Back to its Brilliant Best
78
Publication Practical Classics March 2005
Devon Restoration - Part II - Back Together - Devon Back to its Brilliant Best - Our pile of parts finally becomes a working car again as Dale Drinnon and the Austin Devon restoration team finish the job.
Article Devon Restoration - Part Ten - Retrim
72
Publication Practical Classics February 2005
Devon Restoration - Part Ten - Retrim - Retrimming doesn’t have to break the bank and there are some easy ways to make your interior look better without even swing a stitch,  Dale Drinnon reports.
Article Devon Restoration - Part Nine
94
Publication Practical Classics January 2005
Devon Restoration - Part Nine - Tackling the brakes from back to front.
Article Austin Devon part 8 - Paint - All set for a spray job
94
Publication Practical Classics December 2004
Austin Devon part 8  - Paint - All set for a spray job - The Devon takes a quick detour towards the bodyshop and Dale Drinnon addresses some fundamental issues about painting your classic.
Article Suspension Stripdown - Restoration - Austin Devon Part 7
98
Publication Practical Classics November 2004
Suspension Stripdown - Restoration - Austin Devon Part 7 - The Devon gets a bit of basic suspension fettling and a special treat as well, as Dale Drinnon discovers you don’t always have to buy off the rack to get a good deal.
Article Screen Out ,Wiring Out - Austin Devon Part 6
102
Publication Practical Classics October 2004
Screen Out ,Wiring Out - Austin Devon Part 6 - The reassembly process gathers steam as the windscreen is removed and there’s also  a spot of wiring.  Dale Drinnon reports.
Article Restoration Austin Devon Part 5 - Repairing the central body shell - That's one down
102
Publication Practical Classics September 2004
Restoration Austin Devon Part 5 - Repairing the central body shell - That’s one down and tons left to go, but as Dale Drinnon reports, the Devon restoration team can at least strike ’fix rusty bodywork’ off their list.
Article Restoration - Austin Devon Part 4 - Body Repair and Welding
102
Publication Practical Classics August 2004
Restoration - Austin Devon Part 4 - Body Repair and Welding - After being stripped to the bone our Devon starts to become a car again with a little help from a master metal craftsman.  Dale Drinnon reports.
Article As Bare as we Dare - Austin Devon Part 3 - Bodywork and Interior Stripdown
102
Publication Practical Classics July 2004
As Bare as we Dare - Austin Devon Part 3 - Bodywork and Interior Stripdown - Our saga of a genuine garden shed restoration continues by stripping the Devon to the bone.  Dale Drinnon reports.
Article Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff - Austin Devon Part 2-Mechanical Evaluation
102
Publication Practical Classics June 2004
Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff - Austin Devon Part 2-Mechanical Evaluation - Before you know what you need, it helps to know what you already have.  The Devon restoration crew take a critical look at the running gear.
Article Restoration - Austin Devon Part 1 - FInding A Likely Candidate - The Better Part of Valour
103
Publication Practical Classics May 2004
Austin Devon Part 1 - FInding A Likely Candidate - The Better Part of Valour - The most important part of any restoration happens before it starts.  Dale Drinnon looks at two very different cars and the hard choices that come with every new project.
Article Classic Cars February 2002 pg 97
97
Publication Classic Cars February 2002
Fifties Saloon Racers. We test four hopefuls set to scrap it out in a new Fifties saloon car racing series: Jaguar MkV11, Sunbeam Rapier, Austin A40 and Morris Minor.
Article Starter Classic - Austin A40 Devon to Somerset
170
Publication Classic & Sports Car December 2005
Starter Classic - Austin A40 Devon to Somerset - Britains' best - selling immediate post-war saloon makes a great first classic, says Malcolm Mckay.
Article Classic Car Weekly 28 August 2002 pg 20
20
Publication Classic Car Weekly 28 August 2002
Buying Power. Austin A40. Austin's A40 Farina was never as popular as its Mini and 1100 stablemates, but the world's first small hatchback makes a very usable classic, reckons Richard Gunn, assuming you can live with the rust.
Clubs
We currently have no related clubs on record
Parts Suppliers

People who looked at this car, also looked at:

Have you any further information on this car?
There are 36 further pictures
Related Contacts
Automobilia/Books/accessories
A70C Club Shop (Alton)
Andy Lowe (Birmingham)
Autocraft (Kinver)
Autosculpt (Sheffield)
Bryan Norfolk (Harpenden)
Inver Models (Nairn)
K & R Models (Hastings)
Mercury Vintage Services (Emneth)
Merely Motors (Bodenham)
Vintage Motorshop (Batley)
Dealers
Christopher Oliver (Whitburn)
Nigel Snow Austin Seven Speciast (North Yorkshire)
Garage services
Alson Automotive Ltd (Brierley Hill)
Ashford Chroming and Metal Polishing (Ashford)
Austin 7 Specialist (Stokesley)
Austin Ten Men Ltd (Wolverhampton)
Bell Classics (Harpenden)
Bernard Cowley (Dorset)
Compound Curvatures ( Nottingham)
G.D. Engineering (Epsom)
Hawthorns (Middlesborough)
Hollybush Vintage Vehicles (Dunton Green)
Huke Brothers (Hemel Hempstead)
Ian R. Bancroft Restorations (Grantham)
Ivor Searle Ltd (Ely)
Northern Suburbs Radiator Service (Brisbane)
Phoenix Crankshafts (Slough)
Redditch Shotblasting (Redditch)
Roach Manufacturing ( Nr Romsey)
The Austineers (Bradford On Avon)
Vince Leek Specialised A7 Engineering (Warminster)
Vintage Austin Services (Bristol)
Insurance/Finance
R H Specialist Insurance (Brentwood)
Parts and supplies
7 Workshop North (Stockton)
A7 Components - Austin Seven Spares (Dunchurch)
Andre Hartford Ltd (Upper Battlefield)
Austin Big 7 Spares (Chellaston)
Austin Reproduction Parts Ltd. (Poole)
Austin Seven Services (Thirsk)
Austin Works East (Sandwich)
Autolux Batteries (Staines)
Available Austins (Coventry)
Bantam Trailers Ltd (Aylesbury)
Birmingham Motor Tyres (Birmingham)
Blackheath Battery Co. (London)
Bobex Services (Walderslade)
Camco Solutions (London)
Chemglassware (London)
Classic Car Spares (Hartlebury)
Classical & Vintage Dynamos Ltd (Shirebrook)
Dave Mann (Cheshire)
Fenix Carriages (Clayhidon)
Fleet Glass (Northfleet)
GFM (Doncaster)
Holmesdale Sevens (Battle)
John Barlow Austin Seven Spares (Nottingham)
Key & Key Services (Bolton)
La Riche (Jersey)
Metalwork Developments (Hinckley)
Midhsire Sevens (Huncote)
Parts Geek (New Jersey)
Paul Lees (Bristol)
Peter Woodend (Tauranga)
Peter Woolridge (Worthing)
Reproduction Mouldings and Extrusions (Nottingham)
RockAuto.com (Madison)
Rod Yates (Heathfield)
Russel Motors (London)
Scott's Old Auto Rubber (Mount Waverley)
Seven Rebuilds (Colesford)
The Seven Workshop (Bradford On Avon)
Tony Law (Bristol)
V & H Tubes (Bishops Itchington)
Vintage and Classic Reproductions
Transportation/storage
Austin Seven Transport (Southampton)