This front spring compressor is for all Early Post-War cars including RR Silver Dawns, Silver Wraiths, Bentley Mark VI's and R-Types. This compressor incorporates the later modifications detailed by The Company. Included are the Compressor RH368 and the Compression Stud RH672. The Spring Compressor/Decompressor Pot STD416 is necessary for relaxing the old spring and compressing the new spring. It is sold separately.
All of the lower linkages, pins and standoff studs are made from heat-treated chromoly. The threaded nut on top is made from high-strength 544 phosphor bearing bronze and it rides a roller thrust bearing for smooth operation.
The compression stud is made from Grade 8 threaded rod with fully machined chromoly nuts. The nuts have been redesigned since these pics were taken and they are out being heat-treated. New pics will be added soon.
The spring does not have to be removed for all repairs but if it does, the compressed spring is placed into decompression pot STD416 and secured with the handle nuts. The compression stud can then be removed and the spring can be relaxed by undoing the handle nuts. The handle nuts ride on roller thrust bearings. The new spring is compressed the same way.
Instructions and the factory bulletins will be provided.
EPW Front Spring Compressor RH368 RH672
Domestic shipping for the compressor and compression stud is $19.85.
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All British Tool Works tools are guaranteed for life. No receipt necessary. We will be astonished if one fails and we will ask plenty of questions, but it will be replaced post-haste or a refund given - your choice. But honestly, that's never gonna happen.