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 "I have a genuine Rudge Revulator on my 1936 Special - how do I know if it has the correct dial face?
The Rudge Revulator, fitted as standard to 1936 500cc machines and as an option to the 1936 250cc Sports is essentially a static revolution counter. In the words of RW “The Rudge ‘Revulator’ or revolution calculator is a simple instrument which provides most of the advantages of a revolution counter without the added complication and expense”
There were 6 dials available all printed on steel and the Special dial was coded 5S with s Smiths code of RC59. This code will identify it or, more easily, the Special dial has the top gear scale ending a 5500RPM at just over 85MPH as shown below.
(Taken from Rudge Remedies No 49 - The Rudge Revulator - available free inside!)
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