I don't know what the difference is. Peter Caldwell of World Wide Auto
Parts of Madison is on this mailing list. Hopefully, he'll have a free
moment and give us an explanation.
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On 12/14/2010 05:32 AM, Josef.Eckert@t-systems.com wrote:
> Many thanks, that`s very helpful. World Wide Auto Parts catalog says RM6075
>up to the year 1961. That may mean not to the end of BT7/BN7 Production. Their
>catalog also says RM8002 starts with BJ7, which seems to be wrong.
> What`s the difference between RM6075 and RM 8002? Is it just on RM6075 there
>were slotted screws used and on RM 8002 poxidrive? I have both types in front
>of me and that`s the only visible difference I can see.
> Josef Eckert
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> Gesendet: Dienstag, 14. Dezember 2010 11:10
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> Betreff: Re: [Healeys] WG: rear shocks
> Their catalog (http://nosimport.com/shoxcatalog.htm) shows RM6075 for the
>roadsters and RM8002 for the convertibles. Based on the factory parts list, I
>don't think that's correct:
> AKD 8555 (3rd edition) parts list for BN6 gives 1B4459.
> The AKD 1151 (4th edition) parts list for BN7, BT7 and BJ7 shows the front
>shock changed during roadster production:
> Original P/N: 1B4459
> New P/N: AYH4040
> Commencing: 17236 BN7 (Wire Wheels)
> 17129 BT7 (Wire Wheels)
> 18484 BT7 (Disc Wheels)
> AKD 3523 parts list for BJ7 and BJ8 gives AYH4040.
> So 1B4459 is RM6075 and AYH4040 is RM8002.
> Off on a tangent: AKD 1151 shows BN7 production ended with car number 18888;
>BT7 with 19853. BJ7 production started with 17551. The overlapping numbers
>would imply that all three series were in production for a period of time, but
>the "Original Austin-Healey" by Clausager states that the BN7 production ended
>in March 1962, BT7 ended in June
> 1962 and BJ7 started in May 1962.
> Bob Haskell
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