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Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Austin 101 for sale.

A project Austin 101 has just come onto the market.
Here are a few pictures of the progress made so far.

The following is my verifiable outlay so far (in terms of parts and third party labour)
Initial purchase price 551.00
McKenzie inner arches approx 30.00
McKenzie front valance 58.00
McKenzie front valance top panel 14.00
engine work by third party 90.00
re-core radiator 217.38
newly forged leafsprings all round 634.50
bush shackle 9.40
wheels shot blasted and re-painted (900 two-pack)by third party 100.00
fitting tyres to wheels 50.00
petrol tank repaired 60.00
POR15 25.00
starter motor 59.00
hydraulic pipe kit (made to measure) 104.12
rear shocks 44.99
engine mountings 11.48
side lamps 82.00
front shocks 47.52
classic tyres 497.10
king pin set 44.00
pull off springs 42.65
brake shoe re-lining 88.00
wheel bearings 24.45
front wheel cylinders (MG TD/TF) 99.35
two mater cylinders 105.00
misc bushes from NTG 9.40
Grand Total £3,110.93

other expenditure for which I can't find the receipts:
clutch plate, clutch cover and thrust bearing,
ex-stock, brand new and primed Austin 101 front panel
handbrake cable
track rod ends
Any price finally agreed upon would have to cover at least the outlay so far on parts. I do not know how to quantify the work done to get the van to the stage it is at now. Have a look at how far I have come, by looking back through the blog. What we have now is a rolling chassis with engine (run on test bed but needs finished carb and exhaust), gearbox, prop shaft, breaks (hydraulics to be completed), wheels, tyres, shocks and leafsprings. To go on to it we have a front scuttle on which I have done lots of work, but which is not yet finished. Also have lots of metalwork done on inner arches, steps etc.

I also have lots of other parts: doors, wings, inner wings, sliding door runners, cab back, floor supports, floor panels, headlamps (originals and replacements), etc
Further picture here. http://tinworm.blogspot.co.uk

A list of chassis number and registration dates.

J/R 010 10/1949--J/R 649 1949--J/R 755 1/1950--J/R 1061 12/1949--J/R 1102 12/1949--J/L 1518 1950--J/R 1612 03/1950--J/L 2935 1951--J/R 4491 11/1950--J/R 6050 12/1950--J/R 6187 1/1951--J/R 10916 12/1951--J/R 10972 1/1952--J/R 14776 12/1952--J/R 145931/1953--J/R 15455 1/1953--J/R 16261 03/1953--J/R 18124 1952--J/R 19902 12/1953--J/R 20658 02/1954--J/R 21720 12/1953--J/R 23555 1954--J/R 24274 1954--J/R 25618 12/1954--J/R 25079 1/1955--J/R 25741 05/1955--J/R 29869 11/1955--J/R 30963 11/1955--J/R 3183110/1955--J/R 32465 11/1955--J/R 33340 1/1956--J/R 35466 1/1957--J/R 35671 12/1956--JB/MR 37200 06/1957--JB/MR 39547 12/1957--JB/MR 39012 1/1958--JB/MR 39648 1/1958--JB/MR 42533 1/1959--JB/MR 42677 12/1958--JB/MR 43367 1959--JB/MR 45648 1/1960--JB/MR 45693 12/1959--JB/MR 46009 02/1960--JB/MR 47648 12/1960--JB/MR 47907 12/1960--JB/MR 48069 01/1961--JB/MR 48219 01/1961
Approximate Production data for each year.
1949 750 vehicles -1950 5347 -1951 5051 -19524098 -1953 5027 -1954 6000 -1955 6894 -19563169 -1957 3284 -1958 3131 -1959 2965 -19602516 -1961 362
Total produced 48620

Ardingly Vehicle Show 12/7/09. Picture taken by Clive Barker.