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  1. Cable ties direct. Aluminium buckle ties
  2. I'm trying to gauge the availability/cost of some Matador spares, specifically Front wheel bake cylinders, Radiator and cowl/grill, Dynamo, Transferbox control levers and mountings, Compressor, Regulator/control box, Front prop shaft, Any help wouold be greatly appreciated PT
  3. According to the workshop manual, Austin high speed truck, series II. If you have the the workshop manual the details are on page 9. If you want to look at my copy contact me. PT.
  4. From the Austin K9 parts list, 8F AN 1119 - Cover assembley - Brake lever.
  5. I did some work on the workshop body at Duxford some years ago and was told then that it was originally a railway wagon body that had been re-purposed at the time, I'm not sure of the veracity of this though. PT
  6. What number locktite was it Richard, sounds like a useful thing to have in the toolbox.
  7. Saw this in the flesh, nice and straight but nothing special, hugely overpriced IMO PT
  8. I have this Swittch board charging No 1 if its of any interest, missing the two regulators though. PT
  9. Glad to hear its up and running, well done. Officially two 6v batteries with a capacity of between 85 -170 Ah, I run mine from a single 12v 85Ah leisure battery. For a mains power supply I use a 240 -12v caravan transformer, dont be tempted to use a Switch mode PSU as these will trip out on overcurrent when the rotary transfomers start up. PT
  10. Both the fuel pick-up tubes on my lightweight have the gauze filters, never had a problem with them blocking up. PT
  11. Copy of the Service schedule for all those who are interested. K9 service schedule.pdf
  12. For a WS62 if memory serves me correctly. PT
  13. yes Mine was on 60 front and rear, and largely unloaded when I got it, the ride did improve when I changed the pressures but the steering got a little heavier...
  14. Well the official answer is, it depends on what version and how much you are carrying. there are 5 different tyre pressures given in the servicing schedule. A - 35psi front and rear for road, 35psi front and rear off road. B - 35 front 45 rear for road, 35 front and rear off road. C - 35 front 50 rear for road, 35 front 40 rear off road. D - 35 front 55 rear for road, 35 front 45 rear off road. E - 35 front 70 rear for road, 35 front 55 rear off road. The schedule lists 29 different versions of K9 to which the five different type pressure code apply. Common ones are Truck, G.S., 1 Ton 4x4 Austin K9 A Truck, G.S., F.F.R. 1 Ton 4x4 Austin K9, Mk 2 A Radio station, Truck mounted, 1 Ton 4x4 Austin K9 Mk2 A Radio station, Truck mounted, SRC42/C45HP, 1 Ton 4x4 Austin K9 D Radio station, Truck mounted, SRD11/R234, 1 Ton 4x4 Austin K9 C Truck, Tanker, Water, 1 ton, 200 gal., Austin K9 B I have a C42 and a WS19 fitted in mine and a lot of other kit gets carried in the back as well going to shows so I run on code D, seems to work ok. PT
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