Sources of Further Information
Kim Henson's new book gives a detailed insight into the unique character, driving
appeal and practicality of the A30 & A35 for use in real world conditions in the
21st Century, with a wealth of specific information covering purchasing, maintenance,
specific MoT test requirements as they relate to the A30/A35, rust proofing, using
and enjoying the cars. Written from a practical point of view by someone with years
of experience of ownership, and with assistance from other long-term enthusiasts,
this new book contains a great deal of fascinating information believed never to
have been previously published
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This is the original Workshop Manual produced by the manufacturer. Still available
at auto jumbles it contains most of the information required by a skilled mechanic
for Austin maintenance. Whilst later publications contain more 'how to' details
and probably more accurate information on techniques it is still a must for the
This is the original Owners Handbook and contains instructions for those periodic
maintenance tasks such as brakes, bodywork etc and of course the 'running in' requirements
for your new A30/A35. This handbook can still be found quite cheaply at auto jumbles
and with dealers.
For the most recent news of spares, cars/items for sale, show information, technical
articles and the adventures of Austin owners you need the two club magazines; Spotlight
and Sidelights. These are delivered direct to your door as a member of the Owners
This booklet is free to club members and contains a wealth of information about
original features, restoration information, original specifications and chapters
on the main areas of maintenance. Importantly there is a spares buying section listing
those hard to find part numbers of original and modern replacement parts for when
you are searching auto jumbles or dealers.
The original Haynes manual builds on the Austin workshop manual. This manual provides
a greater amount of detail than the Austin book, although there are some well known
errors made by Haynes. The Haynes guide can be found easily and cheaply at most
The Super Profile is by Kim Henson and provides an excellent source of original
magazines road tests and historical information.
"A30 and A35 and A40 FARINA" by Kenneth Ball. Owners workshop manual.
Baby Austins by Barney Sharratt is a well sought after classic book and in demand when found