Just as we were ready to return this beauty back to her owner we discovered a slight weep from the sump. The gasket has deteriorated and needs replacing. Mike from Railton Owner’s Club has one on the shelf which is on its way to us as we speak. Fo now, she’ll stay put looking pretty.
Category: 1935 Railton
Source: Railton Owner’s Club Always fit a new cylinder head gasket, and make sure all the holes line up properly. Smear a film of non-setting type gasket cement on both sides and carefully lower the gasket over the studs, taking care not to bend it. Lower the head over the studs and fit the nuts […]
The parts have now arrived in from Mike at the Railton Owner’s Club so Pete has gotten straight on to the task of refitting the head gasket and machined head. The car is also in for a full service so a new service kit was also provided.
Don’t be fooled by the Maserati coaster, this is not a clue as to where to find a Railton head gasket!! In actual fact it was much simpler than first thought. Mike has been absolutely brilliant at Railton Owner’s Club. A brand new head gasket is on its way as is all of the servicing […]
In our workshops today we have a beautiful 1935 Railton. Source: Wikipedia History The company was started by Noel Macklin who was looking for a new car making venture after he sold his Invicta company in 1933. The name came from Reid Railton, the world speed record car designer, but his input was probably small although he did receive a […]