A group of over 400 like minded enthusiasts dedicated to the Rudge Whitworth Marque.

Technical information, modifications and restoration topics are discussed in vivid detail. Surplus and new spares are made available to site members and up to date technical, machine dating and component drawing information is available to download, most of which is not available elsewhere. This site has NO connections to the Rudge Enthusiasts Club (see Home, About this site).

Technical help from Rudge experts...

Sam E Radial is on hand to answer those nagging technical questions like "How is the 2" Miller ammeter retained in the shell?".

The Miller 2" ammeter first appeared in 1930 and the shell fixing method was the same from then until Rudge stopped production in 1939 (for other makes like Vincent, it carried on post war of course).

The ammeters were mounted in the headlamp on the ammeter mounting studs using a ‘securing bridge’ – Miller part No S35 (enamelled black pre war or cadmium plated post war) and 2 brass 4BA knurled thumb nuts (S36) and phosphor bronze spring washers. Orientation was fixed using a projection in the body at 6 O’ clock which mated with a cut out in the headlight. A thin square section sealing rubber ring (2” ID x 2.1” OD x 0.054” thick) (S33) was used between the ammeter and headlight to seal the ammeter to the headlight.  Now there's a thing!

(Taken from Remedies No 43  - available free inside!)

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Thinking of purchasing or just purchased a Rudge? Started overhauling the engine?

Perhaps I can help? - I offer a free critique service to nut & bolt level for your newly discovered or newly purchased machine.

I also operate a donation based tool loan service to help you overhaul your engine and gearbox and a free gearbox & magneto loan service to keep you on the road.

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