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Technical Articles Featured in Flower Power

Over the years, Flower Power has featured a number of technical articles – mostly written by club members based on their own experience – pertaining to the maintenance of the Mayflower. This page contains a list of all such articles currently available on the website; the eventual goal is for all articles ever to be published in Flower Power since its inception to be available online in an accessible format, so that it forms a comprehensive handbook containing the club’s collective expertise.

To view an article in your browser, simply click the article title, page numbers or the thumbnail image which will open a new browser tab to the first page of said article. Alternatively, click the issue name followed by the download link to save a PDF copy of the whole Flower Power issue to your computer.

Accessories

Tool roll

Author: Russ Hoenig

Synopsis: Manufacture of new tool roll.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2016 – № 154

Page(s): 5, 7

Tool Roll

Bodywork

Mayflower body number tag

Author: Russ Hoenig

Synopsis: Offer to stamp a blank FISHOLOW tag for members.

Featured in: Spring issue 2015 – № 152

Page(s): 4

Mayflower Body Number Tag

Mayflower doors

Author: Harry Mulcahy (1032)

Synopsis: Repair of doors/frames.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2017 – № 157

Page(s): 7

Mayflower Doors

Mayflower window regulator channel

Author: Dave Gibbs

Synopsis: Replacement of window regulation channel.

Featured in: Summer issue 2017 – № 158

Page(s): 13

Mayflower Window Regulator Channel

Charging system

Fan belt

Author: Harry Mulcahy (1032)

Synopsis: Worn pullies, replacement of adjustment bracket.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2016 – № 154

Page(s): 9

Fan Belt

Cooling system

AC 1572001 thermostat

Author: Paul Burgess (1200)

Synopsis: Availability of AC 1572001 thermostat.

Featured in: Summer issue 2016 – № 155

Page(s): 10

AC 1572001 Thermostat

Thermostat

Author: John Leslie

Synopsis: Consequences of blocked vents in thermostat housing.

Featured in: Autumn issue 2016 – № 156

Page(s): 4

Thermostat

Heater control valve

Author: Carl Stevenson (527)

Synopsis: Heater control valve repair.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2017 – № 157

Page(s): 7

Heater Control Valve

Electrical system

Trafficators

Author: Michael Davidson (1031)

Synopsis: Addition of flashing indicator lights.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2016 – № 154

Page(s): 16

Trafficators

Trafficators

Author: Paul Burgess (1200)

Synopsis: Addition of audible alarm to confirm trafficator deployment.

Featured in: Summer issue 2016 – № 155

Page(s): 6

Trafficators

Trafficators and indicators

Author: Paul Burgess (1200)

Synopsis: Addition of removable flashing indicator arrows.

Featured in: Summer issue 2016 – № 155

Page(s): 11

Trafficators and Indicators

Horn brackets

Author: Bryan Stevens (1216)

Synopsis: Manufacture of horn brackets.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2017 – № 157

Page(s): 10

Horn Brackets

Engine

Engine mountings

Author: Harry Mulcahy (1032)

Synopsis: Replacement of engine mountings.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2016 – № 154

Page(s): 15

Engine Mountings

Editorial (carburettor jets)

Author: Nico ten Wolde

Synopsis: Missing carburettor intake jets – a modification.

Featured in: Winter issue 2013 – № 147

Page(s): 2

Carburettor Jets

Cylinder head remover

Author: (1985 reprint)

Synopsis: Making a tool to assist with cylinder head removal.

Featured in: Summer issue 2016 – № 155

Page(s): 13

Cylinder Head Remover

Ignition system

Electronic ignition

Author: Paul Burgess (1200)

Synopsis: Replacement of points with electronic ignition.

Featured in: Summer issue 2016 – № 155

Page(s): 13

Electronic Ignition

Mayflower ignition

Author: Harry Mulcahy (1032)

Synopsis: Moving coil from cylinder head. Changing rotor arm.

Featured in: Autumn issue 2016 – № 156

Page(s): 13

Mayflower Ignition

Instrumentation

Oil pressure pipe repair

Author: Harry Mulcahy (1032)

Synopsis: Repair of oil pressure pipe.

Featured in: Summer issue 2016 – № 155

Page(s): 6

Oil Pressure Pipe Repair

Replacing the dashboard control knobs

Author: Michael Hudd (119)

Synopsis: Removing control knobs and fitting new ones.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2017 – № 157

Page(s): 15-16

Replacing the Dashboard Control Knobs

Rubber seals

Door seals and other moulding projects

Author: Russ Hoenig

Synopsis: Drawings for lower door seal and vertical seal at rear of door.

Featured in: Winter/spring issue 2016 – № 154

Page(s): 5

Door Seals and Other Moulding Projects

Cowl/bonnet rubber seal

Author: Russ Hoenig

Synopsis: Drawing of seal.

Featured in: Summer issue 2016 – № 155

Page(s): 10

Cowl/Bonnet Rubber Seal

Door and bonnet seals

Author: Russ Hoenig

Synopsis: Suggestions of design and availabliity of door and bonnet seals.

Featured in: Autumn issue 2015 – № 153

Page(s): 13

Door and Bonnet Seals

Running gear

Tyres

Author: James Fairchild

Synopsis: Legal and other useful advice on condition of tyres.

Featured in: Summer issue 2014 – № 149

Page(s): 10-11

Tyres

Overhauling the front suspension

Author: (Unknown)

Synopsis: Overhauling the front suspension.

Featured in: Spring issue 2015 – № 152

Page(s): 10-12

Overhauling the Front Suspension