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Feature on a 1924 SLO4 in India
Feature Restoration of a 924 SLO4 in India
The SLO4 is resplendent in its new paintwork
I own a Standard Coventry 1924 model. Body Style-
Thanking you, Yours truly,
Hi Mr Muthiah
Thanks for sending some pictures of your car. It appears to be similar but not the same as the 1924 SLO4 that is on the website, here
The main difference is that yours has a backwards slanting windscreen whereas the red one is vertical. (though i have seen others with slanting screens) The other difference is that yours has later wire wheels I would be grateful if you could send me the commission number and any other history that you have of the car so that we can identify it more closely. I will then be able to advise you regarding the restoration. Not that you need much advice of course, the car looks super in its new paint, which must closely match the original colour?
I hope to hear from you again soon
Dear Mr. Phil,
Many thanks for your prompt reply to my e-
what you mean by Commission number. I am giving below:
Engine number: 44636
Chassis number: 44528
Number of cylinders: 4
Engine Capacity: 14 HP/1600 CC
This car was imported into India and registered in Madras (now called Chennai) under registration number: MSC 1583. On reviewing a few Vintage Car books, I have decided to have the leather
seats in the same colour as the body paint. The canopy would be in a dark grey canvas material.
Could you tell me how the speedometer cable is connected, as we are unable to identify the link.
I require a wheel rim for the car, would you have any source to procure the same? If you would require any specific information regarding the car, it would be my pleasure to assist you. Thanking you and awaiting your response,
Hi, Mr Muthiah
I am presently unable to identify your car as the numbers you give don't match my records. Also a 14Hp car would have an engine of 1994 ccs. I will do more work to try to identify you car.
However, regarding the speedometer;
There should be a pulley on the propshaft, immediately behind the gearbox and this drives another pulley via a small belt. The second pulley drives a speedo cable that drives the speedometer. I hope you can find all this.
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Here is another picture of the car:
I am aware that there are other cars and information that could be added to this site to make it more comprehensive, so if you have material and photographs, please let me know. Please send me, Phil Homer, a message at: Phil Homer