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 Miller ammeter fixed into the headlamp on my 1937 Special?".
Miller introduced their 2" moving iron ammeter in 1930 and these were fitted to Miller equipped Rudge machines until Rudge production ceased in 1939. The method of securing the ammeter in the headlamp was the same - a 'securing bridge', 2 off 4BA thumb nuts and 2 off 4BA phosphor bronze spring washers as illustrated in the picture. Don't forget, that to aid indirect illumination, the 'securing bridge' also held in place an 'ammeter reflecting ring (part no S34) which was painted white and the ammeter was sealed to the headlight with a thin rubber ring.
(Taken from Rudge Remdies No 43 - Miller ammeters detail & overhaul - available free inside!)
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